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Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.

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VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

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Top 500 Nursing Homes near Princeton, NJ

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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Princeton nursing home, our senior living advisors can help. The term “nursing home” is often used interchangeably with assisted living or other senior housing options; but a nursing home is a skilled nursing facility for individuals with serious, debilitating short- or long-term health issues. So even the best nursing homes in Princeton, NJ may not be right for seniors who don’t require round-the-clock care.

We can help you determine if a skilled nursing facility in Princeton or another care type is right for you. Browse 500 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Princeton.

We are also serving Nursing Homes facilities in surrounding neighborhoods like Downtown Princeton and Princeton Lawrenceville. You may also consider nearby communities such as Allentown, Brick or Brooklyn.

Nursing Homes Facilities near Princeton, NJ

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Our family was able to have an in person tour and the experience was good, it was clean and the people were all friendly. However the location was just a little farther and the value for cost was a little to high.

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This was a very nice community and I thought about putting my loved one here. It was very clean and they had a lot of long term staff that were still with them.

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[name removed] the Marketer did a wonderful job explaining the facility. The only drawback was that residents cannot go outside on their own. They must have an Aide take them. Otherwise facility looked great!

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Review ofSaucon Valley Manor
5.0

Our family was able to have an in person tour and the experience was good, it was clean and the people were all friendly. However the location was just a little farther and the value for cost was a little to high.

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Review ofTraditions of Lansdale
5.0

This was a very nice community and I thought about putting my loved one here. It was very clean and they had a lot of long term staff that were still with them.

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[name removed] the Marketer did a wonderful job explaining the facility. The only drawback was that residents cannot go outside on their own. They must have an Aide take them. Otherwise facility looked great!

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Fox Trail Memory Care Living at Princeton

181 Washington Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
24

Provides: Memory Care

Fox Trail Memory Care Living is dedicated to caring for people with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia in a secure, safe home setting. We believe, and research and experience support the notion that a small intimate home setting is the best environment to provide a supportive milieu based...

4.0(20 reviews)
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Spring Hills Princeton

1000 Windrow Dr, Princeton, NJ 08540

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
5

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Within a campus of continued care, transitions are easy to meet your current needs. Whether you are here for a brief stay or if you're calling The Pavilions 'home', we want you to feel comfortable and as independent as possible. Your level of activity depends on your ability and interest,...

3.7(17 reviews)

This community was nice my loved one just did not want a community that was two levels and wanted to be on one floor and...

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Artis Senior Living of Princeton

861 Alexander Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540

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$X,XXX+ monthly
16
1

Provides: Memory Care

For personalized memory care services, you are in great hands with Artis Senior Living of Princeton. The Artis Way empowers residents with their own individual preferences and passions as we ensure that your care is personalized and adaptive to your loved one’s uniqueness. From our purpose-built...

4.7(6 reviews)

It is expensive but the care is completely worth it. Our loved one is safe, secured and well looked after, we have been ...

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HarborChase of Princeton NOW OPEN

4331 US-RT 1 South, Princeton, NJ 08540

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$X,XXX+ monthly
4

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Located in Princeton, New Jersey, HarborChase of Princeton offers assisted living, memory care, and respite care services, and features beautiful, spacious apartments. Residents are only moments away from the prestigious Princeton University, world-class McCarter Theatre Center, Palmer Square,...

3.3(4 reviews)

Our first impression of HarborChase was amazing, it is brand new. It is like walking into a swanky hotel in New York, ju...

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Atria West 86

333 West 86th Street, New York, NY 10024

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Provides: Assisted Living

Ideally situated and all-inclusive, this luxury residence is tailored exclusively to older New Yorkers – and makes it easier to live in the artistic and cultural heart of the City, just one block from scenic Riverside Park. Featuring handsome pre-war architecture, art deco-inspired finishes and...

4.4(108 reviews)

We liked this community a lot. it was just too expensive for a studio. Also it was not near a lot of things to walk to. ...

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Saucon Valley Manor

1050 Main Street, Hellertown, PA 18055

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$X,XXX+ monthly
17
11

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

Saucon Valley Manor is a senior living community located in the beautiful borough of Hellertown, PA. Surrounded by lush greenery, you will never find yourself disappointed with the view. At Sacuon Valley Manor, you can be sure that your loved ones are taken care of. With twenty-four hour care,...

4.0(116 reviews)

Something that really stood out to us right away was how clean the community was and how there is never any fowl smells....

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Traditions of Lansdale

1800 Walnut St, Lansdale, PA 19446

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
11
8

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Traditions of Lansdale: Caring for those who cared for us.Knowing your loved one will have the things that matter for health and security makes the decision to seek personal care a whole lot easier for the entire family.Traditions has individualized personal care that goes beyond the basics to...

4.5(89 reviews)

I like it and people are friendly. Lots of service, get laundry service, meds and I don't have to cook! I give you a 5+!...

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Woodbridge Place Senior Living

1191 Rapps Dam Road, Phoenixville, PA 19460

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
15
6

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Woodbridge Place, A Woodbine Senior Living Community, located in the quaint area of Phoenixville, PA is here to help families looking for a community that enhances the quality of life to the residents they serve.They say you can't go back BUT if your family is looking for a community that offers...

4.2(81 reviews)

My mother has been at Woodbridge Place for 3 years. We have had ups and downs throughout that period, but the new leade...

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South Mountain Memory Care

201 S. 7th St., Emmaus, PA 18049

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$X,XXX+ monthly
14

Provides: Memory Care

South Mountain Memory Care was built on the “Small House” concept. This concept has been found to be most the most successful environment for those with memory issues in that it creates a sense of home, confidence of surroundings, and ultimately happiness with residents.Research indicates that...

4.9(67 reviews)

I was very impressed with South Mountain Memory Care. It appears to be an intimate, warm, caring community focused on th...

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Rose Tree Place

500 Sandy Bank Road, Media, PA 19063

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$X,XXX+ monthly
6

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

When you think of assisted living and memory care, what do you see? If cookie-cutter apartments, quiet hallways, bland food and stereotypical activities come to mind, then think again. Over twenty years of experience have taught us that today's seniors want more choices and are leading a more...

4.2(80 reviews)

We had a great tour with Rose Tree Place, but quickly marked them off the list because the showers were very small

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Spring Hills Somerset

473 DeMott Lane, Somerset, NJ 08873

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
21

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

At Spring Hills Somerset, we are committed to making healthy living the foundation of every aspect of life. From dining that truly satisfies, to fitness that invigorates and motivates, down to the smaller details, such as our use of safe, non-toxic cleaning products in each assisted living...

4.5(71 reviews)

The first impression we had right away was how clean and well kept the community it. Based on our experience so far we w...

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Atria Bethlehem

1745 West Macada Road, Bethlehem, PA 18017

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$X,XXX+ monthly
12
3
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Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living

Atria Bethlehem understands the importance of seniors maintaining a healthy balance between independence and safety. That's why our Pennsylvania retirement community provides them with everything they need to feel secure in their surroundings and comfortable to participate in daily activities....

4.3(74 reviews)

My mother has lived at Atria for over 2 months now. There are many things that attracted us to Atria Bethlehem. The room...

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Atria Cranford

10 Jackson Drive, Cranford, NJ 07016

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$X,XXX+ monthly
10
5
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

Conveniently located just off the Garden State Parkway, down the road from Rahway River Park, Atria Cranford has served Union County families for more than 20 years. A friendly, tenured staff – including more than 60 employees with over a decade of experience at the community – is available 24/7....

4.0(79 reviews)

We have been very happy with this community and the care that my loved one is receiving. All of the staff that we have ...

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Harmony Village at CareOne Jackson

11 History Ln, Jackson, NJ 08527

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
10

Provides: Memory Care

Harmony Village at Care-One Jackson Memory Care Assisted Living accommodates 104 residents in studio apartments specifically designed for individuals that have memory impairments but may also need behavioral management and or medical care. Harmony Village has nurses on staff 24 hours a day as...

4.9(64 reviews)

My husband's dementia progressed and he became a "difficult patient". He had violent outbursts and the first facility I...

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Whitehall Manor

1177 Sixth Street, Whitehall, PA 18052

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
15

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Whitehall Manor opened its doors to its first residents in Fall 1998. Our local owners are personally committed to providing the quality of care that is surpassed in the industry. Our organized healthcare service team brings to you many years of experience in all aspects of healthcare and...

3.9(76 reviews)
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The Birches at Harleysville

691 Main Street, Harleysville, PA 19438

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$X,XXX+ monthly
12
6

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Need assistance with daily tasks such as bathing, dressing or medication management? At The Birches at Arbour Square Personal Care and Dementia Care Community located on a 20-acre campus in Harleysville, PA, you will find all the services you need to live a healthy and happy life. The...

4.4(66 reviews)

This community was very nice and happen to be our second choice. However it was also higher in cost than the other commu...

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The Residence at Cherry Hill

1979 Route 70 East, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
3

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

The Residence at Cherry Hill provides multiple senior living options, including assisted living, memory care, respite care and on-site rehabilitation services. We are located on the northeast side of Cherry Hill New Jersey, just fifteen miles west of Philadelphia. We are lucky enough to be close...

4.1(67 reviews)
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The Waterford on the Bay

2900 Bragg Street, Brooklyn, NY 11235

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
13

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

The Waterford on the Bay is Brooklyn's premier waterfront senior living residence. It is one of the most popular assisted living residences which feature a luxurious, hotel-like atmosphere, five-star concierge assistance, daily housekeeping, and a lavish fine dining room, our mission is to...

4.1(64 reviews)
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Symphony Manor of Feasterville

1730 Buck Road, Feasterville Trevose, PA 19053

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
22
2

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Symphony Manor of Feasterville is a true Pennsylvania licensed assisted living and memory care with nurses in the community 24 hours a day/7 days a week.Symphony Manor of Feasterville is an assisted living and memory care community located in Lower Bucks County in Feasterville-Trevose,...

3.7(67 reviews)

Staff are so kind and compassionate, they make me feel like they are caring for their own loved one

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Greenfield Senior Living of Perkiomen Valley

300 Perkiomen Avenue, Schwenksville, PA 19473

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
12

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

Welcome home to Greenfield of Perkiomen Valley. We are conveniently located near Routes 29, 73 and 422 in the charming, small-town community of Schwenksville, Pa. Our residents live among friends while enjoying a blend of planned social, cultural and recreational activities in an inviting...

3.9(66 reviews)

Our family had a virtual tour and it is a very nice community and the staff we encountered over the phone were wonderful...

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What are nursing homes?

Nursing homes, also called skilled nursing facilities, provide long-term care for seniors with significant physical or mental health conditions, and short-term care to people recovering from an injury or hospital stay. Nursing homes provide personal assistance and medical care from licensed professionals. Services in skilled nursing facilities often include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Rehabilitation care, including physical and speech therapy
  • Mobility assistance
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • Health care services
  • Complimentary transportation
  • 24-hour care and supervision
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Princeton, New Jersey

Nursing Homes

A nursing home facility offers room and board to two or more individuals who have no familial relation to the administrator. This type of facility offers its occupants 24-hour care administered by on-site nurses. These caregivers offer healthcare services for those who are unable to properly take care of themselves.

Nursing homes are a familiar and easy care option for individuals 65 years and above, however nursing homes will commonly persons 55 and above (a rarity in the realm of senior care).Many residents of nursing homes might have behavioral difficulties, which can consist of verbal outbursts, a tendency to wander, or resisting care. The most frequent mental issue experienced by nursing home residents is dementia, which can hinder their memory function, decision making abilities, and and their sense of familiarity. Nursing homes are required to provide pharmaceutical services, dietary services, specialized rehabilitative services (treatment for mental illness or intellectual disability), and routine personal hygiene items to residents. Often times persons may choose to live in a nursing home over another type of facility due to a physical or mental condition that makes it difficult for them to accomplish the activities of daily living. Many occupants tend to be single women with less social support, and about 50% of nursing home residents are older than 85 years old.

Cost of Living

Senior living community price is affected by the community in which it is located. The rent burden for Princeton is about 17.2% of the average person’s monthly income. Princeton has a median home value of $797,704 and the median cost of rent is about $2,971 per month.

Demographics and Values

Princeton has a population density of 684 people per square mile. The current population of Princeton consists of 31,822 people. In terms of education, 79.6% have a college degree, 8.0% have a high-school diploma, and 54.9% have a graduate degree. Racially, the population of Princeton is 0.0% Native American, 0.9% other or not specified, 73.2% white, 7.4% Hispanic, 2.6% mixed race, 6.4% black, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 16.9% Asian. Out of the total city population, 48.8% are female and 51.2% are male. The median age of Princeton is 34 years old. Out of the total population of Princeton, 2.1% do not have health insurance, 2.8% consider themselves widows, 6.1% have some form of disability, and 61.6% participate in the labor force. In Princeton, 2.8% of the population are veterans.

State Information

An overview of New Jersey

The state of New Jersey has 82 hospitals and 119 health centers, providing care to a population of 8,928,542. The three highest ranked hospitals in New Jersey are Morristown Medical Center, Deborah Heart And Lung Center, and Saint Clare’s Hospital/Denville Campus. Based on natural beauty, New Jersey ranks 13th in the nation. Out of a national average of 100, New Jersey has a cost of living index rating of 123, a grocery index rating of 110, and a housing index rating of 163. The quality of life enjoyed by the average New Jersey citizen is ranked 12th nation-wide. Additionally, New Jersey is ranked 6th by standards of healthcare.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of religious values, 35% of New Jersey’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 6,114 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-6%, Muslim-3%, and Hindu-3%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-13%, Mainline Protestant-12%, and Historically Black Protestant-6%. In New Jersey there are 178 masonic lodges. The state has a median age of 40 and 30% of its population being over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, New Jersey ranks 4th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. During the latest presidential election, 41% voted for the Republican candidate while 55% voted for the Democratic candidate.

State-wide weather information

On average, New Jersey has an air quality index rating of around 41.4 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of July with a rating of around 52.9 AQI. New Jersey experiences an average humidity rating of about 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 72% in the month of September. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 5.51 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of New Jersey is around 3.94 inches. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 73F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 88F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 54F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 33F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 47F during the month of December. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 15F in the month of January. While residents of New Jersey mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in New Jersey can include hurricanes and floods.

Wildlife to be found in New Jersey

The state of New Jersey has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of spicebush and spicebush, mountain royal, red maple, and floating heart. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the beaver, the black racer snake, the black bear, or the eastern cottontail. The state animal of New Jersey is the horse.

Disclosure: A Place for Mom refers to "nursing home" here generally as an umbrella term to include assisted living facilities. It is not used to indicate that the facility meets official state requirements for level of care of a skilled nursing facility, as defined in that particular jurisdiction.

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Acorn Glen, Maplewood at Princeton NOW OPEN and Artis of Yardley are the top rated nursing homes near Princeton, New Jersey. See full list of communities.

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