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The 6 Best Newark, NJ Assisted Living Facilities

We created this list of the best assisted living communities in and around Newark, New Jersey, to help seniors and their families make the most informed decisions about available communities. We evaluated what each one had to offer in terms of services, value, staff credentials and amenities. We also looked at available third-party reviews.


Job Haines Home

Job Haines Home offers assisted living, skilled nursing and rehabilitation. It maintains a high staff-to-resident ratio. It has 56 units, including studio and one-bedroom units.
  • Respite care
  • Wound care-certified
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Start My Search 250 Bloomfield Ave.
Bloomfield, NJ, 07003

Atria Cranford

Atria Cranford has independent and assisted living as well as memory care facilities. It can accommodate special diets, such as no-salt added and diabetic needs.
  • Meal escorts
  • Incontinence management
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Start My Search 10 Jackson Drive
Cranford, NJ, 07016

Brighton Gardens of West Orange

Brighton Gardens of West Orange offers assisted living, memory care and short-term care. It is conveniently located near major hospitals and shopping centers.
  • Men’s lounge and billiard room
  • Restaurant-style meals
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Start My Search 220 Pleasant Valley Way
West Orange, NJ, 07052

Winchester Gardens

Winchester Gardens offers the full range of living services, from independent and assisted living to memory care and skilled nursing care. Its staff can help run errands.
  • Respite care available
  • In-home care available in resident units
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Start My Search 333 Elmwood Ave.
Maplewood, NJ, 07040

Brookdale West Orange

Brookdale West Orange has assisted living and memory care. Staff members are on site 24/7.
  • Pet-friendly
  • Rent includes utilities
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Start My Search 520 Prospect Ave.
West Orange, NJ, 07052

Canterbury Village

Canterbury Village is a small and homelike assisted living facility. Each room has individually controlled HVAC systems.
  • Not-for-profit
  • 24-hour access to services
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Start My Search 33 Mount Pleasant Ave.
West Orange, NJ, 07052

Additional Newark Assisted Living Resources

There are additional organizations able to help seniors living in Newark. Here are five worth noting:

  • New Community Corporation: New Community Corporation provides different services for housing, health, education and other community resources for older adults and other individuals in need. To get assistance, call (973) 623-2800.
  • Parkinson’s Foundation New York and New Jersey: Parkinson’s Foundation New York and New Jersey performs advanced research to find a cure for Parkinson’s disease. To become a volunteer or to donate, call (800) 473-4636.
  • Diabetes Foundation: Diabetes Foundation provides education and support programs in partnership with other health professionals to help people with diabetes. For more information, contact (201) 444-0337.
  • Lupus Foundation of America, New Jersey Chapter: Lupus Foundation of America, New Jersey Chapter helps individuals with lupus improve their quality of life by providing education, research and other support systems across the state. To donate, call (973) 379-3226.
  • State of New Jersey – Adult Protective Services (APS): State of New Jersey – Adult Protective Services (APS) protects senior and vulnerable adults from any form of abuse. To report an incident, contact (866) 903-6287.