New Brunswick is located in the heart of New Jersey. The state income tax is between 1.4% and 8.97% and a state sales tax of 6% there is no local income or sales tax. The average cost of care ranges from $5,713.00 per month for assisted living and $9,581.00 per month for nursing home care. New Brunswick is full of entertainment for residents such as shopping, theaters and even a year round garden.
New Brunswick assisted living facilities are ideal for the elderly who still enjoy getting out and doing things. Many ALFs provide private senior apartments to allow residents to maintain their independent living, while still having assistance with daily activities such as bathing and housekeeping. Many assisted living facilities have 24 hour on call nursing staff to help if needed. Assisted living residents will have plenty of healthcare options nearby as the town is home a dedicated cancer hospital, two teaching hospitals, and a research hospital.
There are several theaters and ballets throughout Downtown New Brunswick. The George Street Playhouse was founded in 1974 and is a fully professional theater that puts one five full productions per season. The Mason Gross Performing Arts Center is another theater featuring nightly performances and exhibitions of everything from dance to music. Residents can enjoy an evening at the theater anytime they like.
Take a walk through the beautiful Rutgers Gardens 365 days a year. Located on the campus of Rutgers University, the garden is funded through donations and maintained by students of the School of Environment and Biological Sciences. The garden features different plant varieties throughout the year based on the weather but always promises a wonderful display.
Downtown New Brunswick is a fifteen block area full of shops, restaurants and theaters. Residents can spend the day walking through the city checking in antique shops and book stores. There are shops for everyone from clothing and shoes to jewelry and electronics. There are plenty of nearby grocery stores and pharmacies for those everyday needs.
There are also 272 acres of parks perfect for walking and enjoying the outdoors. Buccleuch Park features a flower garden, gazebo, and rock garden as well as walking trails. Boyd park was recently reopened in an eleven million dollar renovation featuring lighted walking path, swing bridge and a view of the Raritan River. Festivals are held at Boyd park such as the Raritan River Festival and the city’s Fourth of July Celebration.
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