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Emeritus at West Orange

520 Prospect Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052

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 West Orange- 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.

The Perfect Location

Emeritus at West Orange is tucked away just off Prosect Avenue, less than one mile away from shopping, restaurants, movies, and more. We’re also just minutes away from the Garden State Parkway. The building is conveniently located 30 minutes from NYC, and we have a wonderful view of the local golf course. Our residents enjoy a wide variety of daily activities such as morning exercise, word games, socials, happy hour, Bingo, arts and crafts, discussion groups, Internet classes, outings within the community, family nights, holiday parties, and much more. The community hosts local events monthly and partners with local merchants to bring both educational and recreational events to the residents and surrounding community.

A Wonderful Selection

At Emeritus in West Orange, we are proud of the wonderful senior living community that our residents get to call home. Upon walking through our doors, you’ll immediately be greeted by the warm and inviting smiles of our residents, family, and staff. We also offer three different styles of senior apartments. Our studio is perfect for someone living on their own and who loves a cozy place to call home. Our one bedroom is great for someone looking for a bit more space, or who is looking to move in with a spouse. And finally, our one bedroom with two bath for those who want much more room. All of our senior apartments come with their own kitchenette consisting of a microwave, refrigerator, freezer, sink, and plenty of cabinet space.

Senior Residential and Assisted Living

Our beautiful senior living community has two floors overlooking the fairways of the Essex County Golf Course, New Jersey’s oldest country club. Music fills the entry way when you enter our home like community. Whether it to read a good book, or visit with family and friends, our common areas are great places where you can put up your feel and relax. At Emeritus in West Orange, we have a library, cafe, country kitchen, game room, “Town Hall Community Room”, private dining room, courtyard with a gazebo, walking paths, and bistro. As wonderful as the inside and outside of our lovely community is, we also have trips off the premises to diners, shops, the local deli, and so much more. Our goal is to ensure that our residents enjoy each day, and wake up each morning with something to look forward to. Learn more about Brookdale’ senior living communities.

Strong, Caring Professional Relationships

Emeritus in West Orange works very close with St. Barnabas Hospital, Arbor Glenn Skilled Nursing, Summit Ridge Skilled Nursing, Genesis Rehab Services, and local physicians. Emeritus at West Orange prides its self on the longevity of our staff. Our department head team comes from a wide range of healthcare backgrounds, many of which have been helping seniors for 9+ years. When it comes to who Brookdale trusts to care for your loved one, only the best will do. Emeritus at West Orange has won the 2010 ALFA Best of the Best award.

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

Our Community Lifestyle

A Wonderful Place to Live

At Emeritus in West Orange, we understand that social engagement is one of the most important components of a quality life. That is why we offer fun-filled days with things to do that fulfill the mind, body, and spirit. Emeritus at West Orange is not only committed to our residents and families, but our community as well. We offer a wide range of events within our community; quarterly family nights, Alzheimer’s support groups, education programs, and we offer our community as a resource for families in need who are caring for an aging loved one.

Fine Dining

At Emeritus in West Orange, we believe that breakfast, lunch, and dinner are the most important times of the day, not only because of the importance of proper nutrition, but because of the social interaction. We offer a very wide range of meals at each seating, from the “always” menu to our “featured” specials. Our chefs can accommodate most diets as well allowing residents to enjoy their freedom of choice.

Financial Solutions

At Emeritus at West Orange, 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.