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Seniors checking New Jersey for retirement housing and assisted living centers will likely know it best for the Boardwalk. Atlantic City has been a tourist attraction for decades, and now offers gambling with the longest boardwalk of the world. Newark, found along the Eastern boundary of the state is the largest metropolitan suburb in New Jersey. Many New Jersey resident’s work in New York City and travel there every day.
The cost of living in New Jersey is high; the states personal income tax rates vary from 1.4% to 10.75%. The state sales tax is 7%, and food, prescription drugs and nonprescription drugs, clothing, and footwear are free from state sales tax. The state does not collect any federal income tax.
The average cost for assisted living facilities across the state is $57,500 a year. The average cost for nursing home centers in the state equals $101,460 yearly. If seniors only need help during the day, adult day care providers charge $20,900 each year. The Division of Long-Term Care Systems - Development and Quality - New Jersey State Department of Health & Senior Services oversees all nursing home care providers. The Long Term Care Assessment and Survey & Long Term Care Licensing and Certification & Inspections, Compliance and Enforcement - Division of Health Care control all licensing of health care facilities and housing.
The current estimated population for New Jersey is 9,018,231. The current senior population is 1,231 585 seniors over 65 years old. Assisted living housing is provided across the state, the most populated regions offer the largest selections for housing. The rural areas of the state do offer senior citizens centers and housing, but do not have the amenities of the larger communities.
The state's climate during the winter season can be particularly cold in the Northwest section. Summer months can be hot, but offer lower humidity across most of the state. Spring and summer can be warm to chilly depending on the region. High humidity and rain's are a possibility any time along the coastal area. Part of the Appalachian mountain range runs along the Western border and offers nice vacation locations.
Seniors who wish to live in New Jersey during their retirement and enjoy eating out will have no problem. The state has the largest number of diners in the world. The state is the most heavily populated per square mile region in the country. New Jersey does offer over 800 assisted living centers across the state. The state’s health care system offers many hospitals and health care clinics at all populated areas in the state.