Independent Living in NJ

Independent living in Hamilton Township, NJ — plus so much more.

At Homestead at Hamilton, our branded wellness philosophy, Salus™ by Solvere, is a holistic program based on years of research on aging well. Salus, Latin for well-being and health, offers programs that emphasize your social, intellectual, spiritual, and physical dimensions to help you thrive and help you achieve personal goals.

Customized enrichment programs provide meaningful interactions, help you build relationships with others, and grow connections.

Independent Living Apartment

Homestead’s 96 independent living apartments offer multiple different floor plans. Pair that with numerous amenities and the ability to keep full control of your finances, and you’ll find that life at Homestead is just like the one you know, only easier and much more convenient.

You want your home to be just right. We understand. At Homestead at Hamilton, you can choose from over a dozen specialized floor plans to suit your preferences and personality. When you move here, we want you to feel at home right away.

With each unit, you’ll enjoy a beautiful residence that offers peace and privacy – in addition to ease, as housekeeping services are provided. If you’re looking for a larger place to reside, perhaps big enough to invite guests for visits, you might choose one of our two-bedroom options.

If you prefer to enjoy the fresh air and a view at home, consider a unit with a balcony or patio. If you like the ease and efficiency of a smaller space, you might enjoy our studio apartments. Some units come with fully equipped kitchens with stainless steel appliances and stone countertops, and others offer smaller kitchenettes with a microwave and refrigerator.

Our independent living apartments have the most floor plan options out of any living style available, ranging from 450 to 1,000 square feet, depending on the amount of space you desire.

To choose from over a dozen of our unique layouts, look at our floor plans and find the one that suits your preferences most. With amenities that include a concierge, all-day dining, a fitness center, and more, convenience is right outside your apartment door.

Is Independent Living Right for Me?

Independent living communities provide older adults with comfortable accommodations where they can live a life of convenience in the presence of their peers. First and foremost, these communities are designed to provide residents with a fulfilling, high-quality way of life.

Many people move to independent living seeking to interact with others. The best independent living communities in NJ have regular programs and events for residents. At the community, residents exercise, engage in hobbies and attend cultural events.

Benefits of Independent Living at Homestead:

Homestead at Hamilton isHomestead at Hamilton is pleased to provide a carefree, maintenance-free independent living community in New Jersey for active older adults. We offer dozens of amenities and benefits, including:

  • Beautiful, comfortable apartments designed to maximize space and natural light 
  • Housekeeping services
  • All-day dining options
  • Concierge service
  • Security 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Entertainment, social, and educational programs and events
  • Fitness and wellness programs

All residents enjoy beautiful, comfortable senior apartments and have access to perks, including a theater and performing arts center, a fitness center and an exercise studio. Housekeeping services are provided as well!

Your Homestead Club Card gives you even more opportunities to enjoy services not included in the monthly service fee. You can take advantage of our on-site salon, personal trainer, or dining options for guests with a simple swipe of your card. 

Find the Right Homestead Independent Living Community

Amenities and Services

Every independent living community offers amenities and services, such as on-site events and programs for residents, visits to cultural centers, etc. They also provide important services, including housekeeping, concierge, fitness and wellness programs, and more. With every community you see, you’ll learn more about what amenities you like most and what you’d like for yourself in your new chapter.

Dining Options

Dining is different in every community. Learn when dining is available, what meals are served, and where residents eat are all variables to consider when choosing a New Jersey independent living community that’s right for you.

Community Programs

What kind of activities do you enjoy? Are those activities and programs offered at the community that you’re considering? It’s crucial to find out.  Knowing what’s available can help you decide which retirement community is best for you.

Visit the Community

Ask a lot of questions when you visit each independent living facility. When you’re visiting, take pictures and gather materials so you have the information you need to remember what each community was like when the time comes to make your decision.

Know Your Priorities

Once you’ve visited different communities, know your priorities. Make a list of must-haves versus nice-to-haves. By making a list, will help you decide where your new home should be.

Future Community Care Options

Assisted Living

Assisted living is for adults who are still largely independent but need some help with everyday tasks, such as personal care, medications, and dressing. In assisted living, residents can enjoy the company of their peers, on-site activities and dining options, along with help with specific tasks.

Memory Care

Memory care communities are for older adults with memory impairments, including dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. At these communities, seniors with memory impairments live in a secured setting and with  life enrichment programs, surrounded by caring team members.

Independent Living in NJ

Stop by for a visit! Hands down, the best way to know if our Hamilton Township independent living community is a good fit for you is to stop by for a personal tour. Ask questions, sample the amenities, and interact with community members. We are so sure you’ll love it that we want you to come and see for yourself and not just take our word for it.

Our team is here to answer any questions you or your family may have about our independent living community in Hamilton, New Jersey. Contact us today to schedule a time to stop by!

Independent Living at Homestead at Hamilton

What is independent living?

Independent living is a great option for older adults who want to benefit from conveniences such as housekeeping assistance, dining options, entertainment, trips, events, amenities, and more. Essentially, independent living gives you the opportunity to enjoy the retirement you’ve earned alongside like-minded individuals without the stress of homeownership.

How do I know if I’m a good fit for an independent living community?

If you are an older adult who is able to care for yourself with minimal or no daily assistance, you may be a good fit for independent living. If you are primarily looking to add social opportunities as well as receive moderate support with maintenance you’d rather not do on your own (such as home chores or seasonal landscaping), you should consider the benefits of moving into an independent living, NJ community.

What happens if I eventually need more care than I am receiving in my Independent Living Community?

If, down the road, you find that you need additional assistance, we are happy to offer you different options that allow you to stay part of your Homestead community. With assisted living options as well as a memory care neighborhood, you may have the option to increase your level of care and find the additional assistance you need here at Homestead. We strive to make your comfort and convenience our priority.

Can I bring my own furniture and furnishings for my independent living apartment?

Absolutely! We want you to feel right at home at Homestead. Our independent living apartments were created with you in mind. They offer a number of different interior styles so you can choose the apartment floor plan that feels right to you. You’ll find that life at Homestead is just like the one you know right now, only it’s easier and more convenient. We do include full kitchens with stone countertops and stainless steel appliances, as well as washers and dryers. Your utilities are included, and you have full control over your thermostat.

Do I need to bring my own car?

While we do offer scheduled transportation as needed, you are encouraged to bring your own car so you can maintain full independence to come and go as you please.

What does it cost to live at Homestead?

Our retirement community, located in Hamilton Township, NJ, has a one-time fee of $5,000 and a monthly service fee starting at $3,300 (and dependent on your desired floor plan). For specifics — or to learn exactly what is included in the monthly service fee, contact us today.

Can I bring my beloved pet?

We want you to feel right at home and would never ask you to leave your furry companions to join our community. We do have a pet policy, so ask for it when you call or visit and we’d be happy to discuss it with you.

We hope you’ve had a positive experience with the level of service and quality of care at Homestead at Hamilton. Please take a moment to leave a review by completing the form below. We strive to be the best retirement community in Central New Jersey so your comments are important to us!

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