The New Jersey Aging Statistics & Resource Guide contains key information, links and statistics for senior citizens in New Jersey. With an aging population and the average cost of care averaging between $25.00 an hour for home care to $11,650 a month for skilled nursing care, New Jersey is typically less expensive than the national average.  This guide also contains helpful contact information for county offices, Alzheimer’s Disease organizations and government agencies that offer assistance to caregivers and senior citizens. 

New Jersey Key Statistics

Choosing Long Term Care in New Jersey

  • New Jersey Home Care Agencies Directory: The average hourly home care rate in New Jersey is $25.00, making New Jersey less expensive than the national average ($22.50) for home care. 
  • New Jersey Adult Day Care Directory: The average cost of adult day care in New Jersey is $1,842 per month making New Jersey less expensive than the national average ($1,625) for adult day care.
  • New Jersey Assisted Living Directory: The average cost of assisted living in New Jersey is $6,400 per month making New Jersey less expensive than the national average ($4,051) for assisted living.
  • New Jersey Skilled Nursing Directory: The average cost of skilled nursing in New Jersey is $11,650 per month making New Jersey less expensive than the national average ($8,517) for skilled nursing.

New Jersey Senior Services

State of New Jersey Department of Human Services Division of Aging Services

Address: PO Box 715, Trenton, NJ 08625-0715

Phone: 1-800-792-8820

Phone: 1-877-222-3737

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New Jersey State Plan on Aging

New Jersey Elder Justice and Advocacy

Phone: 609-588-6501

New Jersey Support for Caregivers

New Jersey Senior Disaster Preparedness

New Jersey Health Care Fraud

New Jersey Senior Medicare Patrol

Address: 32 Ford Ave., Second Floor, Milltown, New Jersey 08850

Phone: 732-777-1940

Toll Free: 1-877-767-4359

New Jersey Long-Term Care Ombudsman

NJ Long-Term Care Ombudsman

Address: P.O. Box 852, Trenton, NJ 08625-085

Tel.: 1-877-582-6995

Fax: 1-609-943-3479

New Jersey Medicaid Elderly & Disabled Waiver Programme

New Jersey Medicare and Insurance Counseling

New Jersey Elderly Nutrition & Wellness

New Jersey Prescription Assistance

New Jersey County Offices for Aging

Atlantic County Office on Aging

Address: Shoreview Building, Office 217, 101 South Shore Road, Northfield, NJ 08225

Phone: (609-645-5965)

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Bergen County Division of Senior Services 

Address: One Bergen County Plaza, 2nd Floor, Hackensack, NJ 07601-7076

Phone: (201-336-7400)

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Burlington County Office on Aging

Mailing Address: PO Box 6000, Mount Holly, NJ 08060

Address: Human Services Facility, 795 Woodlane Road, Westampton, NJ 08060

(609-265-5069)

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Camden County Division of Senior & Disabled Services 

Address: 512 Lakeland Avenue, 4th Floor, Blackwood, NJ 08012

Phone: (856-858-3220)

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Cape May County Department of Aging and Disability Services 

Address: Social Services Building, 4005 Route 9, South, Rio Grande, NJ 08242

Phone: (609-886-2784/2785)

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Cumberland County Office on Aging and Disabled

Address: Administration Building, 800 East Commerce Street, Bridgeton, NJ 08302

Phone: (856-453-2220/ 2221) 

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Essex County Division of Senior Services

Address: 900 Bloomfield Avenue, Verona, NJ 07044

Phone: (973-395-8375)

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Gloucester County Division of Senior Services

Address: 115 Budd Blvd., West Deptford, NJ 08096

Phone: (856-384-6900)

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Hudson County Office on Aging

Address: 830 Bergen Avenue, Suite 3B, Jersey City, NJ 07306

Phone: (201-369-4313)

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Hunterdon County Division of Senior, Disabilities and Veterans’ Services

Address: 4 Gauntt Place, Building 1, PO Box 2900, Flemington, NJ 08822-2900

Phone: (908-788-1361/1362/1363)

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Mercer County Office on Aging 

Address: 640 S. Broad Street, PO Box 8068, Trenton, NJ 08650

Phone: (609-989-6661/6662)

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Middlesex County Office of Aging and Disabled Services

Address: 75 Bayard Street, 5th Floor, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Phone: (732-745-3295)

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Monmouth County Division of Aging, Disabilities and Veterans Services

Address: 3000 Kozloski Road, Freehold, NJ  07728

Phone: (732-431-7450)

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Morris County Division on Aging, Disabilities and Community Programming

Address: 340 West Hanover Avenue, Morris Twp., PO Box 900, Morristown, NJ 07963-0900

Phone: (973-285-6848)

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Ocean County Office of Senior Services

Address: 1027 Hooper Avenue, Building #2, PO Box 2191, Toms River, NJ 08754-2191

Phone: (732-929-2091)

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Passaic County Department of Senior Services, Disabilities and Veterans’ Affairs

Address: 930 Riverview Drive, Suite 200, Totowa, NJ 07512

Phone: (973-569-4060) 

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Salem County Office on Aging

Address: 110 Fifth Street, Suite 900, Salem, NJ 08079

Phone: (856-339-8622)

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Somerset County Office on Aging and Disability Services

Address: 27 Warren Street, 1st Floor, PO Box 3000, Somerville, NJ 08876

Phone: (908-704-6346)

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Sussex County Division of Senior Services

Address: Sussex County Administration Building, 1 Spring Street, 2nd Floor, Newton, NJ 07860

Phone: (973-579-0555)

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Union County Division on Aging

Address: Administration Building, 10 Elizabethtown Plaza, 4th Floor, Elizabeth, NJ 07207

Phone: 908-527-4870 

Toll-free: 888-280-8226

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Warren County Division of Aging & Disability Services

Address: Wayne Dumont Jr. Admin. Bldg., 165 County Road, Suite 245, Route 519 South, Belvidere, NJ 07823-1949

Phone: (908-475-6591)

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Resources

National Healthcare, Caregiving & Senior Living Resources

New Jersey Healthcare, Caregiving & Senior Living Resources

Alzheimer’s Organizations & Resources

New Jersey Senior Health Studies

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