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Fostering Deep Connections

At Arbor Terrace Morris Plains, we understand the importance of social connection for those living with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia. That's why we developed our Bridges neighborhood—specifically designed for those in the early stages of cognitive decline.

Here, your loved one will find a compassionate and inviting environment, which is essential for to building new connections and nurturing lasting friendships.


Total Wellness for Mental and Physical Health

With a strong emphasis on holistic wellness and safety, our care team crafts a customized care plan tailored to the specific requirements of those with cognitive decline.

Additionally, our medication management services relieve the stress of managing your loved one's prescriptions, ensuring no doses are missed or duplicated. 

With a diverse range of stimulating activities, educational classes, and social events aimed at engaging both mind and body, your loved one will always feel cared for.

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Personalized Retirement for Your Loved One

For seniors navigating the challenges of early-stage cognitive decline, isolation and the burden of household chores can become overwhelming.

At Arbor Terrace Morris Plains, your loved one can release these stresses and focus on building their dream retirement lifestyle.

Our commitment is ensuring every resident feels satisfied in their chosen events and programs. Our care plans are always flexible to accommodate for every need, both now and in the future.

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Engaging the Mind, Body, and Soul

Our senior living community is transforming what it means to age well. Our goal is to ensure an unparalleled quality of life for all residents, no matter their challenges or needs.

Within our specialized neighborhood for those in the early stages of cognitive decline, residents are offered a calendar packed with their favorite activities and events designed to enrich and satisfy.

Art icon Art and Education Stimulating the mind by learning another language, painting a portrait, or exploring a new craft or skill.
three people in blue outline icon Deep Connections Feeling connected to a lively community. We ask the right questions and take the time to listen. It’s why residents accomplish amazing things here — things they never thought possible on their own.
Women stretching in blue outline icon Health and Wellness Our exercise programs are designed especially for seniors to improve mobility, maintain fitness, and even challenge the brain — all in a fun format.
Purposeful Living Purposeful Living At Arbor Terrace, residents are meaningfully engaged throughout the day. An important part of that includes opportunities to volunteer and give back to others while remaining actively involved in the community.
Blue icon of tree and bench with clouds Recreation and Leisure We go out of our way to fulfill each resident’s wish list. From live music to barbecues to karaoke nights, if you can dream it, chances are that we’ll try it. And we love helping with family get-togethers.
Praying hands icon Spiritual Journey For many, the health of one’s soul is as meaningful as the health of one’s body. And so we offer ample opportunities for structured religious activities and individual reflection.
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Delectable Dining and Lively Conversations

At Arbor Terrace Morris Plains, dining is a central part of everyday life. Your loved one will savor meals prepared by our chefs and enjoy conversations with friends over coffee or tea.

Our award-winning dining program not only guarantees a delicious experience every meal, every day but also strengthens community bonds through support and socialization.

In our Bridges neighborhood, residents enjoy three meals among neighbors and friends in our dining room. We warmly invite guests with a guest ticket that can be arranged in advance. Let's create memories around the table together!

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Comparing Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Options

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Things to Do and Enjoy Around Every Corner

The possibilities for enjoyment are endless for your loved one at Arbor Terrace Morris Plains, from taking a walk in our professionally landscaped garden to meeting their fitness goals in our wellness center. Our organized outings provide opportunities to discover this beautiful region of New Jersey, such as dining at world-class restaurants or enjoying a live performance.

We're dedicated to nurturing your loved one's true self by helping them customize their lifestyle to their unique needs.

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Experience the Best of Morris Plains

Our senior living community is the perfect place to call home because of our prime location in Morris Plains, NJ.

From countless shopping and dining experiences to world-class attractions and New York City just a short distance away, there's something for everyone to enjoy here.

Whether your ideal weekend includes strolling through pristine parks and scenic trails or wandering through downtown shops, our residents have ample opportunities to discover the local area with friends and loved ones.


Bridges Neighborhood Floor Plans

Experience the perfect blend of comfort, luxury, and convenience with our thoughtfully designed floor plans. We don't just offer apartments, we provide you with a home tailored to meet your unique needs. From cozy studios to one-bedroom apartments, each of our floor plans is designed to offer you the ultimate in comfort and convenience. You'll love coming home to Arbor Terrace.

The Douglas - Bridges

Studio | 1 Bath
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The Morgan - Bridges

2 Bed | 1 Bath
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Frequently Asked Questions

Which types of apartment floor plans are available in the Bridges neighborhood?

Within our Bridges neighborhood, we offer two floor plans—a studio, which offers a smaller space featuring a bedroom, kitchenette and bathroom, and a larger shared suite model. Schedule a personal tour to view our available apartments and explore which option works best for your unique needs.  

At which stage should someone with dementia move into the Bridges neighborhood in Morris Plains, NJ?

We recommend considering a care community as early as possible when memory loss and early-cognitive decline symptoms are detected by your physician and other trusted family members. This will ensure you are receiving the best care possible that will prevent further decline and improve your overall lifestyle.

What’s the difference between a nursing home and the Bridges neighborhood at Arbor Terrace Morris Plains?

The difference between a nursing home and the Bridges neighborhood at Arbor Terrace Morris Plains centers around the level of care provided, the environment, and the focus of the programs offered to residents. 

While nursing homes are designed to provide 24/7 medical care and assistance to individuals with severe or chronic health conditions that require constant medical monitoring and access to nursing care, the Bridges neighborhood is tailored to support residents who may need some assistance with daily activities but do not require the intensive medical and nursing care provided in a nursing home. The focus here is on maintaining a high quality of life through personalized care programs, cognitive stimulation, socialization and a safe, peaceful environment.

How can the Bridges neighborhood be paid for?

Paying for a neighborhood that specializes in treating early-stage cognitive decline, like the Bridges neighborhood at Arbor Terrace Morris Plains, involves several options, including long-term care insurance, veteran’s benefits, community and state programs and more. It’s best to talk with a memory care professional team about your options and to help you uncover any financial assistance programs you may not have been aware of previously.

What types of features are in place to keep residents safe in the Bridges neighborhood?

Neighborhoods designed for residents with early-stage cognitive decline, like the Bridges neighborhood at Arbor Terrace Morris Plains, prioritize safety and security while encouraging freedom and dignity. These features include secure entrances and exits to prevent wandering, easy-to-navigate layouts that reduce confusion and enhance mobility, and continuous monitoring systems to ensure resident safety at all times. 

Additionally, staff trained in dementia care are always available to provide assistance and support, while emergency response systems in each resident's living space ensure help is readily accessible. These measures collectively create a safe, supportive environment tailored to the unique needs of individuals experiencing cognitive decline.

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