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In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Hackensack area, our team of researchers:

  • Sorted through 43 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 11 hours researching assisted living communities in Hackensack
  • Read more than 100 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 10 assisted living communities that earned our seal of approval. Through this process we discovered that the average cost of assisted living in the city of Hackensack is $6,950, which is considerably higher than the state average of $6,400 and the national average of $4,051.

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Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner
Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner

Jonathan Frank is a Licensed Social Worker with over 10 years experience working with the geriatric population in a variety of different settings. He received his Masters degree from Rutgers University with a certificate in Aging and Gerontological Services. Additionally, he is a Certified Dementia Practitioner accredited by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Jonathan also has Bachelors degree in psychology and worked as an Emergency Medical Technician for 14 years. His passion lies with the elderly and ensuring they age with dignity.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Hackensack, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 43 communities in the Hackensack area. Trusted Communities spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Hackensack area to allow seniors and their families to find the community that’s right for them. Click through the facilities listed below to read in-depth reviews, what residents are saying, and details such as base pricing, room types, and more.

Atria Norwood
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, 2-Bedroom Apartments, Shared Rooms
Assisted Living, Memory Care, Respite, Skilled Nursing
Assisted Living: $6,200, Memory Care: $10,065
We included Atria Norwood in our list of Hackensack's top assisted living homes for its wealth of convenient on-site amenities. Residents enjoy free rein of the facility's comfortable movie theater, fitness center and beauty salon and spa, where they can treat themselves to a manicure or new hairstyle. Pets are welcome to help seniors feel more at home, and residents can also sign up for the newspaper delivery service. The restaurant-style dining room serves Kosher, vegetarian and gluten-free meal options.
What Residents are Saying:
Loved ones compliment Atria Norwood for being a well-kept community with attractive accommodations and delicious menu options. One resident's family member says, "The building is immaculate and well-furnished. My mom has been living there for over a year now, and we have no complaints. Her room is beautiful, and she loves the food."
4.53 out of 5 stars
(19) Reviews
545 Tappan Rd., Norwood, NJ 07648
Atria Riverdale
Brookdale Emerson
Brookdale Paramus
Sunrise of Cresskill
Sunrise of Edgewater
Sunrise of Old Tappan
Sunrise of Paramus
Van Dyk Health Care at Park Place
West 74th Street Home

Our Methodology

It’s not what we research, but the way we research that makes stand out. We start by identifying problems and challenges in the senior care industry by gaining insight from conversations with industry professionals, older adults, and those that care for them. Next, our research team led by industry experts apply our data-driven research techniques to understand the magnitude of the challenge and how to overcome it. Finally, we present our findings in easy-to-understand guides and studies and share our actionable results with influencers and caregivers, as well as the general public.

Facility Features (40%)

Facility Health Services Graded on health services provided
on the facility including, but not
limited to, on-site nursing,
pharmacy, skilled nursing,
medicine administration, etc

Facility Amenities Graded on the available

Affordability Financial assistance acceptance
and overall costs and value.

Residential Quality (40%)

Resident Satisfaction Polling & survey of overall facility satisfaction.

Facility Complaint and Violations Number of complaints and violations the facility had. Taking into account improvement over time.

Online Reviews Aggregated verified online reviews.

Location (20%)

Location-Based Benefits Including, but not limited to, proximity to
hospitals, ambulance response times, senior
resources available, and state and city
financial assistance.

Location Quality Local crime rates, incidents against older
adults, air quality, climate.

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