The 7 Best Newark, NJ Nursing Homes

We compiled this list of the best nursing homes in Newark, New Jersey, based on our extensive research into senior living options across the New Jersey area. We evaluated each nursing home against a strict set of criteria, such as the staff credentials, available services, amenities, accommodations and third-party reviews. We focused on the options that provide the most value.


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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

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

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

New Community Extended Care Facility

New Community Extended Care Facility offers both short-term rehabilitation, skilled nursing care and memory care. It utilizes a balanced approach of structure and individual choice.
  • Monthly on-site support meetings for caregivers
  • Early intervention program
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Start My Search 266 S. Orange Ave.
Newark, NJ, 07103

Sinai Post-Acute Nursing & Rehab Center

Sinai Post-Acute Nursing & Rehab Center offers skilled nursing and rehabilitation. It has specialty tracks for specific health conditions, such as orthopedic rehab, stroke recovery and cardiac care.
  • Wound care
  • Hospice Care
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Start My Search 65 Jay St.
Newark, NJ, 07103

New Vista Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

New Vista Nursing and Rehabilitation Center has a strong rehabilitation focus. The facility offers many recreation opportunities, including karaoke, spelling bees and a gourmet cooking club.
  • Wound care
  • Fine dining
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Start My Search 300 Broadway
Newark, NJ, 07104

Forest Hill Healthcare Center

Forest Hill Healthcare Center provides skilled nursing care and rehabilitation services. It has pain management and infectious disease control programs.
  • 24/7 care
  • Located in historic area
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Start My Search 497 Mount Prospect Ave.
Newark, NJ, 07104

Additional Newark Nursing Home Resources

In addition to the nursing homes in Newark, New Jersey, there are other resources available to seniors, including:

  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is a nonprofit health organization dedicated to funding research for blood cancer and giving services to patients. Call (888) 557-7177 to learn more.
  • American Cancer Society in New Jersey: American Cancer Society in New Jersey provides cancer information, resources and support programs to all New Jersey residents. To donate, call (800) 227-2345.
  • Nellie Grier Senior Citizen Center: Nellie Grier Senior Citizen Center holds educational and cultural activities and recreational games for older adults. To learn about its activity schedule, contact (973) 422-4096
  • American Parkinson Disease Association New Jersey Chapter: American Parkinson Disease Association New Jersey Chapter assists people with Parkinson’s find local support groups and resources in their area. To donate, call (732) 846-0131.
  • NJ 2-1-1 Foster Grandparent Program: NJ 2-1-1 Foster Grandparent Program is a government program for adults age 55 and older that pairs them with children who have special needs. To apply for the program, contact (973) 623-5959, ext. 208.