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Emeritus at Cape May

591 Route 9 South
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210

About Our Community

We have promised ourselves that we shall always treat our residents as we would our own loved ones. Nothing less than our best will do.

This is the promise that the staff at Emeritus at Cape May – and throughout Brookdale Senior Living communities – share. Our independent living community allows residents the space to live life as they wish. Our residences choose Emeritus at Cape May because we are one of the premier retirement communities in New Jersey.

The Perfect Location

Emeritus at Cape May is centrally located in the heart of Cape May Court House near various shopping areas, doctor’s offices and hospitals. We are just miles from historic Cape May and Cold Spring Village and close to many beautiful beaches.

Emeritus at Cape May is close to many and varied beaches and shore resorts. Our residents enjoy trips on the Cape May Lewis Ferry as well as tram car rides on the famous Wildwood boardwalk. Cape May County offers many nature trails and bird watching areas within our vast wetland area.

Our Senior Apartments

Emeritus at Cape May offers five styles of senior apartments for you to choose from. They range from small and large one-room studios to one and two bedroom apartments. They all include small kitchenettes and private bathrooms equipped for seniors with grab bars and a 24-hour emergency response system. Individually controlled heating and air conditioning, wall-to-wall carpeting and cable television is a standard in all of our senior apartments.

Our expansive retirement community includes 98 apartments yet still encompasses a home-like atmosphere. Our common areas include a spacious dining room, a large living room area complete with flat screen television and baby grand piano, backyard patio area and comfortable library with internet access.

Strong, Caring Relationships

We nurture strong relationships with area hospitals, skilled nursing facilities and rehabilitation centers such as Cape Regional Medical Center, Cape Urgent Care, North Cape Center, Court House Convalescent Center, Crest Haven and Eastern Shore Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Through the communications and relationships that we share with key staff within these affiliations, we provide seamless continuum of care for our residents.

Our Staff

Emeritus at Cape May takes pride in the longevity of our staff. The management team is comprised of professionals that have tenures as long as 7 years in our building. We are very selective when choosing who will make up our team to serve our residents. Our staff is committed to our brand promise, “Our Family is Committed to Yours.”


Emeritus at Cape May was recently acknowledged by the township for our efforts to help those in need during our harsh winter. Our committed staff delivered food and organized activities for those who were stranded at community shelters. We continuously hold events to raise money for associations such as Muscular Dystrophy and Alzheimer’s.

Learn more about our other Brookdale communities that offer assisted living facilities in NJ and read more about all of Brookdale senior care services.

Our Community Lifestyle

A Wonderful Place to Live

At Emeritus at Cape May, we consider our residents’ opinions and we rely on their feedback to plan activities they will enjoy. Choices range in social, physical, mental, spiritual, and creative activities. Our residents enjoy an array of live entertainment and outdoor excursions all with the security of knowing there is someone just a call away. Emeritus at Cape May hosts various activities throughout the day, including quarter Bingo, trivia, group exercise and Wii programming. We host weekly happy hour with live entertainment and have weekly excursions to shopping areas, local tourist attractions.

Partnering with the Community

Emeritus at Cape May actively participates in many local community activities. Our focus is to hold events that add quality and value to the lives of others including health fairs, blood drives and heart healthy seminars. We have participated in various outreach programs and have hosted community BBQ’s and Fish Fries and attended National Night Out.

Fine Dining

We offer three full meals a day with a variety of options in a restaurant style atmosphere so that residents can enjoy conversation with the company at their table while enjoying a satisfying culinary experience. Our experienced dining service director offers homemade baked goods.

Financial Solutions

At Emeritus at Cape May, we help seniors meet their financial needs by partnering with several senior financial solution providers and by developing special programs. To learn more about our financial solution programs click here.