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Emeritus at Paramus

186 Paramus Road
Paramus, NJ 07652

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 Paramus- and throughout Brookdale Senior Living communities. It’s a simple promise to be compassionate and kind, understanding and respectful – a promise to become extended family to the seniors entrusted in our care and to our residents who have chosen our retirement community for its active lifestyle.

The Perfect Location

Emeritus at Paramus is located on Paramus Road between Route 4 and Century Road. This property gives us the ability to take our residents on day trips to museums, restaurants, shopping and local parks. The community is easily accessible from Route 17, Route 4, or the Garden State Parkway.

Emeritus at Paramus is nestled among beautifully landscaped grounds; yet it is conveniently located near shopping malls, restaurants, and parks. Regular transportation is provided and residents are encouraged to remain active in the local community.

A Wonderful Selection

Brookdale offers a wide range of senior apartment styles to cater to each individual need. Our residents have a choice of studio, one bedroom, and two bedroom apartments. Each room has a kitchenette, private bathroom, individually controlled heat and air conditioning, wall to wall carpeting and a 24 hour emergency response system. Our private bathrooms are handicap assessable and equipped for seniors with grab bars in place. Learn more about Brookdale’ senior apartment communities here.

A New Jersey Senior Living Community

Our community has 120 senior apartments distributed on three floors. Each floor has common areas for our residents to enjoy. Whether dining with friends in the dining room, relaxing with a good book in the library, kicking back in the TV room, taking in fresh air on our back patio or strolling with friends along the walking paths in the courtyard, it gives residents and their loved ones the opportunity to get to know on another and enjoy each other’s company. Each day in Emeritus at Paramus, our residents live life to the fullest and enjoy all that our community has to offer.

Strong, Caring Relationships

We nurture strong relationships with area hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and rehabilitation centers. Through the communications and relationships that we share with key staff within these affiliations, we provide seamless continuum of care for our residents. We also have relationships with local doctors, podiatrists, eye doctors, physical therapists and other health care practitioners that make regular visits to our community.

Our Staff

The community’s staff is comprised of professionals that have tenures as long as 11 years (as long as our building as been open). Emeritus at Paramus has been selective when choosing who will make up our management team to serve its residents; only those with the heart of a servant and longevity as a goal are accepted into this family.


Emeritus at Paramus received the 2010 ALFA Best of the Best award. We offer excellence in care in both assisted living and memory care.

Brookdale Senior Living has other New Jersey assisted living communities in addition to Emeritus at Paramus and you can read more about Brookdale Senior Living’s elder care services.

Our Community Lifestyle

A Wonderful Place to Live

The residents of Emeritus at Paramus enjoy a wide range of activities each day. Choices in social, physical, mental, spiritual, cultural and creative activities are encouraged. With this program, seniors can learn how to use a touch screen computer in a one-on-one teaching session. Our residents enjoy the ability to connect with their family members through the internet. Emeritus at Paramus also provides a variety of live entertainment and outdoor excursions. Our residents enjoy a full range of physical, social, intellectual, and spiritual activities. We provide a welcoming environment for friends and family to come visit their loved ones, including live entertainment.

Partnering with the Community

Emeritus at Paramus is passionate about being active in our community. We focus on holding events that add quality and value to the lives of others. We encourage our family members to come and visit their loved ones. We host many events that range from live entertainment to educational seminars to offer help with health issues and financial support.

Fine Dining

Three home-cooked meals are served to our residents each day. Each meal provides a salad or soup to start, entree and dessert. Meals are served in a restaurant style atmosphere so that residents can enjoy the company of others at their table.