Located Less than 30 miles from New York, Lincoln Park, New Jersey, is a town of roughly 10,500 people, with about 16% over the age of 65. Since public school spending is $9,662 more than the national average, seniors enjoy the benefits of living in a well-educated community.
With golf courses, nature parks and lakes in seemingly every direction, active seniors who enjoy the outdoors will find Lincoln Park to be an ideal location to spend their golden years. Between the Yogi Berra Museum, Clifton Arts Center and Sculpture Park, and Montclair Art Museum, seniors are surrounded by opportunities for cultural enrichment.
According to the Genworth 2019 Cost of Care Survey, seniors in Lincoln Park spend 70% more than the average United States senior each month for assisted living. While on a national level it may seem high, Lincoln Park is only about 9% above the state's average of $6,400 a month.
Note: Information for Lincoln Park was not available, so data from the nearest city, New York, was used.
Read through our top 10 list of Lincoln Park's best assisted living facilities.
Juniper Village at Chatham
500 Southern Boulevard
Chatham, New Jersey 07928
Located a short walk away from a bevy of shopping and dining options, Juniper Village at Chatham is a senior living community offering assisted living and independent living in northern New Jersey. An on-site movie theater, full-service spa and fitness center are just a few of the amenities residents appreciate. Between technology classes, religious services, card games and movie nights, seniors of all preferences will find an activity that piques their interest. By personalizing residents' care plans to their likes, dislikes and abilities, Juniper Village ensures seniors receive the necessary support with activities of daily living without sacrificing their independence.
Brighton Gardens of Florham Park
21 Ridgedale Avenue
Florham Park, New Jersey 07932
Brighton Gardens of Florham Park's dynamic event calendar and continuum of care make it an ideal community for active seniors to pursue their passions while gracefully aging in place. In the restaurant-style dining room, residents enjoy three chef-prepared meals a day, including pureed options for seniors who have trouble chewing or swallowing. Between movie nights, ice cream socials and group outings, every day at Brighton Gardens presents opportunities to build meaningful connections with like-minded seniors. Brain games help residents keep their minds sharp, while exercise classes ensure seniors maintain their strength and balance.
Sunrise of Morris Plains
209 Littleton Road
Morris Plains, New Jersey 07950
With its 24/7 caregivers and proximity to four major hospitals, Sunrise of Morris Plans helps family members gain peace of mind knowing help is only moments away in the event of an emergency. Bible studies encourage spiritual residents to stay in touch with their faith, while fitness classes focus on strength and balance to help seniors reduce their risk of falls. Residents can choose between studios and one and two-bedroom suites, which all include kitchenettes and private bathrooms. Because residents don't have to concern themselves with housekeeping or laundry tasks, they have more time to socialize and participate in the community's engaging activities.
Brookdale Florham Park
8 James Street
Florham Park, New Jersey 07932
Brookdale Florham Park offers specialized care plans and a dynamic event calendar that enables seniors to retain their independence while pursuing the activities they find most rewarding. Residents enjoy the on-site beauty and barbershop, Internet-equipped communal computers and a well-stocked library. After a morning cup of coffee in the on-site cafe, residents can join their friends for a stroll on the landscaped walking paths. Whether residents need to reserve tickets for an upcoming performance at a local theater or want to confirm their attendance for the next social outing, the concierge service is committed to making residents' lives stress-free. We included Brookdale Florham Park in our top 10 list because of its robust array of amenities for all residents and its thoughtfully designed environment dedicated to those facing the challenges of dementia.
Sunrise of Randolph
648 Route 10 West
Randolph, New Jersey 07869
Sunrise of Randolph is an assisted living and memory care community conveniently located down the street from Route 10's myriad of shopping and dining venues. Residents enjoy daily chef-prepared meals, weekly housekeeping services and a full slate of social, physical and recreational activities. Compassionate caregivers assist with dressing and bathing, and residents have access to a range of visiting medical providers such as geriatricians, podiatrists and dentists. In addition to its diverse on-site activities, Sunrise of Randolph is minutes away from casinos, theaters and the Randolph Public Library.
CareOne at Morris
200 Mazdabrook Rd.
Parsippany, New Jersey 07054
Surrounded by parks and lakes, CareOne at Morris is an ideal assisted living community for seniors who appreciate nature as much as having convenient access to medical services. The robust event calendar is full of activities designed to enhance residents' physical, social and intellectual wellness. There are frequent group outings to exciting destinations such as New York City and the Jersey Shore. In addition to on-site physical therapy, residents have access to complimentary transportation for attending medical appointments. Kitchenettes and walk-in showers are included in each of the spacious accommodations.
The Chelsea at Montville
165 Changebridge Road
Montville, New Jersey 07045
The Chelsea at Montville is a senior living community in Montville, New Jersey, that offers assisted living and memory care. All of the gracious accommodations come equipped with emergency response systems, and select apartments have private balconies. Residents enjoy three meals a day, and the private dining room can be reserved for special occasions. Whether it's a painting class in the arts and crafts room, watching a classic film in the TV lounge or playing a few rounds of 8-ball in the billiards area, The Chelsea's diverse array of amenities ensure residents never experience a dull moment.
Sunrise of Madison
215 Madison Avenue
Madison, New Jersey 07940
Minutes away from the extensive walking trails at Loantaka Brook Park lies Sunrise of Madison, a senior living community offering assisted living and memory care. Residents enjoy restaurant-style dining, monthly wellness visits from a licensed nurse and weekly housekeeping service. Bible studies and religious services help residents maintain their spirituality, while fitness classes such as yoga and tai chi ensure they maintain their balance and flexibility. Between bowling, baking, movies and card games, Sunrise of Madison offers an activity to pique every resident's interest.
1 Cedar Crest Village Drive
Pompton Plains, New Jersey 07444
At Cedar Crest retirement community, seniors enjoy a multitude of luxurious amenities and a continuum of care environment situated on a sprawling 130-acre campus. Residents can choose from a variety of spacious accommodations that include individually controlled climate systems and large windows to allow in plenty of natural light. A woodworking shop, creative arts studio, computer lab and billiards room are just a few of the amenities residents enjoy using. The on-site bank, convenience store and pharmacy place residents just steps away from completing most of their routine errands. Cedar Crest has been included in our list of Lincoln Park's 10 best assisted living facilities because of its continuum of care services that enable seniors to gracefully age in place.
Spring Hills Morristown
17 Spring Place
Morristown, New Jersey 07960
Spring Hills Morristown is a memory care and assisted living community in Morristown, New Jersey, conveniently located near shopping, dining and cultural attractions. Residents' accommodations include individually controlled climate units, emergency response systems and private bathrooms. The community's Signature Touches program includes a wide array of activities and classes designed to enhance all aspects of resident wellness. Complimentary scheduled transportation makes it easy for residents to go shopping and attend doctor appointments. With the understanding that pets are family members too, Spring Hills Morristown encourages residents to bring their furry friends.