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

  • Sorted through 45 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 15 hours researching assisted living communities in Paterson
  • Read more than 360 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 Paterson is $5,750, which is lower than the state average of $6,495 and considerably 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 Paterson, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 45 communities in the Paterson area. Trusted Communities’s team of researchers spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Paterson 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.

Brookdale Wayne
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments
Assisted Living, Memory Care
Not Listed
Brookdale Wayne offers a beautiful hilltop setting alongside thick woodlands, and the campus includes walking paths, manicured gardens, a putting green and an outdoor exercise area. Residents have access to a 24/7 staff, ready to help with daily living needs, and a nurse is on-site. Living accommodations include kitchens, private bathrooms and a built-in emergency call system, and three meals are provided daily with restaurant-style service. There's a full calendar of activities for residents, including exercise classes, arts and crafts and local area day trips, and transportation is provided for errands, shopping or appointments. The community has many amenities, including a beauty salon, bistro, computer room and wellness center. Residents can use the Brookdale Personal Solutions program to order toothpaste, hearing aid batteries, personal hygiene products and other items by email and have them delivered right to their door.
What Residents are Saying:
Reviewers praise the welcoming atmosphere and attentive staff. One resident's relative shares, "My mother, who is really fussy, is enjoying everything, and commenting on how nice all the staff and residents are. We are super pleased all the way around, and look forward to mom living many more happy and productive years in a great place, while getting the care she needs."
4.08 out of 5 stars
(73) Reviews
820 Hamburg Turnpike, Wayne, NJ 07470
CareOne at Wayne
Chestnut Hill Residence
Clover Hill Senior Living
Mt. Arlington Senior Living
Sunrise of Wayne
The Bristal at Wayne
The Chelsea at Bald Eagle
The Chelsea at Clifton
Van Dyk Park Place

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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