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

  • Sorted through 22 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 15 hours researching assisted living communities in Newark
  • Read more than 175 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 Newark is $5,991, which is lower than the state average of $6,650 and higher than the national average of $4,300.

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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 Newark, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 22 communities in the Newark area. Trusted Communities’s team of researchers spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Newark 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.

Amber Court of Elizabeth NJ, Assisted Living in Elizabeth NJ
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, Companion Suites
Assisted Living
Assisted Living: $3,150
Residents compliment the staff members and describe well-kept grounds at Amber Court of Elizabeth. One says, "I live at Amber Court Assisted Living. It's clean and the rooms are nice. It's handicap accessible and there is street and garage parking nearby. The staff is friendly and the food is good."
What Residents are Saying:
Amber Court of Elizabeth is an assisted living community for seniors located in a lively part of downtown New Jersey. Its campus is designed to be easily navigable by those with mobility challenges, and its staff members are trained to assist and accommodate residents as needed. Caregivers assist with medications as well as each resident's daily self-care routine. This community provides restaurant-style dining experiences and handles any housekeeping or laundry needs regularly. Residents live in air-conditioned and pre-furnished units and have access to recreation rooms, community spaces and furnished outdoor areas. A dedicated activities coordinator schedules things for residents to do that offer social opportunities and other benefits. On-site beautician services are available.
4.42 out of 5 stars
(36) Reviews
1155 E. Jersey St., Elizabeth, NJ 07201
Atria Cranford
Brandywine Living at Livingston
Brandywine Living at Summit
Brighton Gardens of West Orange
Brookdale West Orange
Canterbury Village
Harbor Terrace Adult Care & Assisted Living
Job Haines Home
The Cliffs At Eagle Rock

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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