Finding Assisted Living Options in New Jersey

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To those looking for assisted living in the area, New Jersey may be known as the home of Atlantic City, but the reality is that New Jersey is more than just casinos; it is, in fact, an ideal place for active seniors from all walks of life to enjoy every kind of activity imaginable. With weather that suits every preference, no matter where in New Jersey you go, seniors are bound to find the perfect retirement community somewhere in this exciting state.

Do you enjoy the great outdoors? Go bird-watching, hunting, sailing, fishing, swimming, and exploring in New Jersey's parks, forests, lakes, rivers, beaches and even orchards. Visit Cape May, where you can enjoy stretches of beach, take in some whale watching, or go sailing along New Jersey's beautiful shores.

In the mood for some crazy fun? In addition to Atlantic City, New Jersey is packed with attractions, amusement parks, shopping, dining, and entertainment for active seniors to enjoy. Go to Wildwood and have some good old-fashioned boardwalk fun. Or visit Pilesgrove, NJ and check out the Cowtown Rodeo, a bit of the wild, wild West with some Eastern flair.

Are you in search of adventure, culture and stimulation? A hop, skip, and jump from New York City, New Jersey has the best of all worlds – museums, arts and theater districts, and access to the world's most culturally diverse city.

Assisted living facilities in New Jersey are many, but if you're searching for a retirement home for you or a loved one, it is good to have options. Check out these three communities to get started on your search.

  1. Winchester Gardens at Ward Homestead. A beautiful facility in Maplewood, Winchester Gardens prides itself in providing resident-centered, specialized care that honors a person's individuality, independence and personal choice. It specializes in Alzheimer's and dementia care with a special care program that offers alternative settings for those residents. Winchester Gardens also features the best in assisted living and independent living, with a variety of amenities, security and medical help available around the clock – and an environment that fosters and encourages individuality and social relationships. 

  1. Sunrise of Wayne. Located in Wayne, Sunrise of Wayne is a breathtaking, scenic community surrounded by all the best that New Jersey's natural landscapes can offer. The perfect place for independent seniors who are simply in need of some help with day-to-day activities, Sunrise of Wayne is the ideal assisted living community for seniors seeking a place where they can live comfortably and happily.

  1. Hallmark-Battery Park. Located a few minutes from New Jersey, in New York City, is Hallmark-Battery Park, an assisted living option for active seniors in need of a place to focus on personal wellness and balanced living. A variety of amenities centered on resident care are only surpassed by a caring, skilled and highly trained staff, and secure living 24/7.

Alternatives for Seniors is a print and online directory that specifically caters to the senior housing and senior care concerns of senior citizens and their families since 1992. Contact us at 888-743-9928, or visit the Alternatives for Seniors website to begin searching for the perfect home for you or your loved ones. Also, be sure to join our Facebook community and follow us on Twitter.