Use the following as a guide when visiting the AL community.
Medication and Health
Individual Unit Features
Social and Recreational
What is AL?
living is a special combination of housing, personalized support
services and health care designed to accommodate those who need
help with the activities of daily living (ADL's) but may not require
the type of care provided in a nursing home. Assisted living promotes
maximum independence and dignity for each person and encourages
the involvement of family, neighbors and friends. Staff is available
to meet individual needs.
Who Lives in ALR's?
living residents can be young or old, affluent or of low income,
healthy, frail or disabled. Assisted Living is also appropriate
for someone who is unable to live at home but may not need the
type of care provided in a nursing home.
Is AL Regulated?
New Jersey Department of Health licenses and
inspects assisted living.
Typical Services Offered
of an AL community will vary according to a person's needs, desires
and the amenities and services offered. Use the following to guide
your choice when visiting a community:
Three meals a day served in a common dining area
with eating,bathing,dressing,toileting and walking
and nursing services program
and recreational activities
24 hours a day
What About Costs?
vary with the residence, room size, and service required by residents.
Medicaid funding may be available to eligible individuals.
For Further Information
Aging & Disability Resource Connection (ADRC)
Jersey Department of Health
Health Facilities Evaluation and Licensing
Long Term Care Assessment and Survey
Advance Standing Report for Assisted Living Residences/Programs and Comprehensive Personal Care Homes