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A Nurturing Community

Living with Alzheimer's or dementia makes socializing more important than ever. That's why we created the Bridges neighborhood, specifically for seniors in the early stages of cognitive decline.

That's why we offer an array of social events and programs that promote healthy socialization and cognitive exercise. We want your loved one to feel welcomed and supported in our community, where they can make meaningful connections with others.


Our Focus is Total Wellness

We care deeply about your well-being and aim to help slow down cognitive decline. Our team of experts will work closely with you and your loved one to create a personalized care plan that addresses their individual needs and preferences.

Additionally, our medication management services will provide you with peace of mind, ensuring that doses are never missed or doubled. The safety of your loved one is of utmost importance to us.

In our early-stage cognitive decline neighborhood, we offer a range of exercises, classes, and events designed to stimulate both the body and mind. We want to support your loved one's health in every way possible.

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Let Us Handle the Chores

Living with early-stage cognitive decline can feel isolating for seniors. Managing household tasks can become overwhelming.

In our Bridges neighborhood, your loved one doesn't have to worry about those hassles anymore. They can instead focus on the joys of life and building meaningful connections with peers.

Our team is dedicated to taking care of housekeeping and maintenance chores, allowing your loved one to fully enjoy our wide range of events and programs.

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A Fulfilling Lifestyle

At Arbor Terrace, we are committed to raising the bar of quality for senior living and ensuring the best possible quality of life for every resident, including those with cognitive challenges.

In our Bridges neighborhood, residents can look forward to a calendar of engaging activities and events designed to inspire happiness and fulfill their lives for years to come:

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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Delicious and Sociable Dining

At Arbor Terrace Mountainside, so much revolves centers around the dining table. Your loved one can savor chef-prepared meals, connect with friends, and have a delightful chat over a cup of coffee.

In our Bridges neighborhood, residents are treated to three delectable meals per day in our lovely dining room. As always, they're welcome to bring along a special guest anytime by purchasing a modestly priced ticket beforehand. Come join us and create joyful memories over a delightful meal.

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Pursue Interests & Hobbies

At Arbor Terrace, your loved one has so many choices. They can take peaceful walks in our beautiful outdoor areas or enjoy a cozy moment with a cup of coffee in our library. Our exciting group excursions give them the opportunity to explore lovely Mountainside, NJ. Taste delicious food at new restaurants, or experience the serenity of the many nearby parks or museums. We are dedicated to helping your loved one embrace all the good things that life has to offer by nurturing their interests and honoring their personal tastes.

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One of the Best Places to Retire in New Jersey

Living at Arbor Terrace Mountainside is a one-of-a-kind experience, thanks to our prime location within the beautiful scenery of Mountainside, NJ.

Our vibrant community offers an abundance of shopping and dining options that are sure to delight your loved one!

And with an array of attractions nearby, including picturesque parks and scenic trails, residents have endless opportunities to explore the area and create joyful moments with their friends and family.


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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The Bridges Neighborhood offers floor plans designed to meet residents’ needs while offering comfort, luxury, and convenience. Floor plans include a one bedroom with a private bathroom, or a shared two bedroom apartment. Schedule at tour at Arbor Terrace Mountainside to see available floor plans. 

At which stage should someone with dementia move into the Bridges Neighborhood in Mountainside, NJ?

The Bridges Neighborhood in Mountainside, NJ is specially designed for people living with early stage dementia. Residents may experience mild confusion or memory loss, and benefit from the increased structure and support provided in the Bridges Neighborhood. 

What’s the difference between a nursing home and the Bridges Neighborhood at Arbor Terrace Mountainside?

While a nursing home and the Bridges Neighborhood both may provide care for people living with early memory loss, a nursing home provides a high level of complex medical care. Nursing homes provide the highest level of care outside of a hospital setting, meaning the environment can feel clinical in nature. Contrarily, the Bridges Neighborhood features a senior friendly design and the support needed for individuals with early memory loss to thrive. 

How can the Bridges neighborhood be paid for?

While the Bridges Neighborhood is a primarily private pay care option, there may be some programs available to help with the cost of care. Programs like long term care insurance policies and veteran’s programs can assist with the cost. A conversation with one of our trusted senior living advisors can help understand your payment options. 


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

Compared to traditional assisted living, the Bridges Neighborhood offers additional safety features specifically for people living with early memory loss. A senior friendly design makes it easy for residents to navigate, while secured entrances and exits keep residents safe. 


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