Founded in 1664, Middletown, New Jersey, is the largest municipality in Monmouth County. Money magazine has named Middletown a best place to live four times since 2006 because of the town’s low crime rates and a plethora of recreational activities. Seniors can enjoy exploring nature in Gateway National Park or strolling on the town’s 19 mile coastline.
For seniors aged 60 and over who need transportation, the Monmouth County Department of Transit offers discounted rides to and from medical appointments, educational facilities, and the Middletown Senior Center, where aging adults can meet up with peers for special events, trips, and weekly activities in addition to nutrition counseling.
According to the Genworth Cost of Care Survey 2018, the average monthly cost for assisted living in Middletown, at $7,230, is higher than in more rural parts of New Jersey. These senior care costs are still more in line with the state's average of $6,065 than the nationwide average of $4,000, and will fluctuate depending on the specific location and its amenities.
Note: Information for Middletown was not available, so data from the nearest city, Trenton, was used.
Check our list of the top 10 assisted living facilities in Middletown to see which ones appeal to you.
Sunrise of Wall
2600 Allaire Road
Wall, NJ 07719
(848) 221 8904
At Sunrise of Wall, residents receive personal care in a vibrant, fun assisted living environment. Seniors have plenty to look forward to during scheduled outings. The facility is located a block away from shopping centers and within close range to the New Jersey shoreline, the Fairway Mews Golf Club, and the Spring Lake Golf Club. Residents enjoy chore-free days, restaurant-style dining, home-cooked meals, and engaging activities such as board, puzzle and trivia games. Caregivers assist seniors with activities of daily living such as bathing, grooming, and medication management, and they also offer weekly housekeeping and personal laundry services. The community arranges for regular resident and family meetings.
Sunrise of Lincroft
734 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ 07738
Get up and get active at Sunrise of Lincroft assisted living. This community offers a wide variety of social gatherings and resident-sponsored clubs to amuse and encourage residents to build new friendships and enjoy learning new things. Some of the most popular clubs include the walking club and the baking club. Regular sing-a-longs provide live entertainment and a sense of community, while bingo and trivia are evening favorites. Most mornings include a discussion of local news and events. Mealtimes feature an ever-changing menu of food cooked from scratch using locally sourced ingredients and natural herbs and spices.
Allegria at Ocean Grove
70 Stockton Avenue
Ocean Grove, NJ 07756
Allegria at Ocean Grove makes the list as a top assisted living facility in Ocean Grove, New Jersey, because of its full activities calendar, access to resort-style amenities and fine dining. Regular outings to the movies, beach, museums or shopping malls help residents get to know the neighborhood. The facility boasts a full-service beauty salon that offers styling, shaves, coloring and nail care. There are also plenty of social gatherings and fitness classes such as yoga. Residents can get their hands dirty painting pottery, cooking a meal or digging in the garden.
Wellington Estates at Spring Lake
2018 Highway 35
Spring Lake, NJ 07762
Wellington Estates at Spring Lake is an assisted living community within walking distance of the scenic town of Spring Lake. The beach is only a mile away, and restaurants, shopping malls, drug stores, and banking services are within the immediate vicinity. The community is an ideal place for seniors age 60 and above to spend their golden years while receiving personal assistance with daily living activities such as bathing, dressing, and grooming. Amenities include home-cooked meals, relaxing gardens, and entertainment rooms, while a miniature golf course, games, art, music and cognitive activities keep residents socially and mentally engaged. Other support services available include laundry, housekeeping, and mobility and transfer assistance. Your furry friend isn't allowed to live with you in the facility, but they can always visit!
Atria Tinton Falls
44 Pine Street
Tinton Falls, NJ 07753
Seniors living at Atria Tinton Falls may enjoy a quiet stroll through the wooded grounds before enjoying a delicious chef-prepared meal in the community dining room, which is served three times a day. The attentive staff is present around the clock to help with daily needs, mobility and medication management, and a trained nurse is available during business hours. Residents may choose either a studio, one- or two-bedroom apartment, each of which includes light housekeeping and linen services. For those who enjoy working out, there is a fitness center and exercise classes, and those who enjoy books and games can have fun meeting new friends in the library. Transportation for appointments, shopping and group outings is provided.
Brighton Gardens of Middletown
620 State Highway, 35 S
Middletown, NJ 07748
(848) 221 8903
Brighton Gardens of Middletown offers residents a living experience that is similar to staying at home. Located close to a local shopping center, residents have easy access to dining, shopping, theatres, parks, and beaches. Residents enjoy the support of trained caregivers who aid in daily activities such as bathing, dressing, transportation, and medication reminders within senior-friendly living spaces designed for comfort and safety. The community promotes the ideal balance of privacy and social interaction. Seniors are encouraged to participate in group outings, exercise, and spiritual activities. Amenities include home-cooked meals, monthly medical visits, and spacious accommodations with housekeeping services.
Sunrise of Marlboro
3A South Main Street
Marlboro, NJ 07746
At Sunrise of Marlboro, assisted living accommodations are designed for comfort and safety. General services and amenities include housekeeping and maintenance, a 24-hour staff, medication coordination, monthly wellness visits and well-balanced meals. A typical day offers an array of activities such as music, yoga and exercise classes, scheduled group trips, food events and games that cater to seniors' varied interests. Events and activities are designed by the community's care and life enrichment managers to bring residents, families and staff together. The local neighborhood also has much to offer to Sunrise residents and visiting families, with the nearby Forsgate Country Club, Freehold Mall, Crowne Palace and other local attractions.
The Chelsea at Tinton Falls
One Hartford Drive
Tinton Falls, NJ 07701
The Chelsea at Tinton Falls is nestled in a quiet, residential area in Tinton Falls, just a few minutes away from shops, restaurants and medical clinics. Residents can relax in a rocking chair on the covered porch, stroll through the backyard's walking paths or relax in the sunroom. Other common areas include a beauty salon and library. Nutritious meals are served restaurant-style in the dining room, and residents can reserve the private dining room for family events. Activities are offered daily and include art classes, happy hours and visits from local preschools. Seniors can also join fun group outings to local events and attractions.
Arbor Terrace Middletown
Middletown, NJ 07748
Arbor Terrace Middletown is one of the very few assisted living communities to offer a money-back guarantee for residents who leave within 60 days. The combination of lush outdoor spaces, paved walking paths and garden areas offer relaxation, peace and quiet. Seniors can sit in one of the available rocking chairs and soak up the serene atmosphere. Wellness classes such as tai chi or yoga help seniors stay active and fit, while the library, business center and game room offer plenty of mental stimulation and entertainment. Delicious meals are served in an upscale dining room complete with attractive table linens and attentive service.
The Chelsea at Shrewsbury
515 Shrewsbury Avenue
Shrewsbury, NJ, 07702
The Chelsea at Shrewsbury offers a safe and comfortable environment for seniors with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, as well as apartments for seniors who are independent enough for assisted living. The highly skilled staff at the Chelsea at Shrewsbury is available 24 hours a day for regular and emergency assistance to residents, weekly housekeeping, laundry service and medication management for those who need it. Seniors who make up the Chelsea community enjoy three professionally prepared meals per day and complimentary transportation off-site, along with an attendant for memory care residents. On-site medical consultations are provided, as are a full suite of social, recreational and spiritual services.