Branch Brook Park Manor - Newark, NJ

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  • Minimum Age of Accepted Residents
  • Activities Onsite
  • Devotional Services Available
  • Indoor Common Areas
  • Meals Provided
  • Podiatrist Available
  • Physical Therapy Available
  • Pets Allowed
  • Male Residents Accepted
  • Female Residents Only
  • 4.1 of 5 average rating of 10 reviews

About Branch Brook Park Manor - Newark, NJ

If you or a loved one is searching for a Newark, NJ senior care facility, Branch Brook Park Manor boasts an excellent reputation as a caring establishment. In addition, many people are interested in finding an urban-based setting to call home. Newark is home to a wide array of services and amenities. Just eight miles from Lower Manhattan, Newark is situated near an amazing array of cultural attractions. Filled with a wealth of things to see and do, Newark is a terrific place to hang your hat.

City Information

Newark, New Jersey is the largest city in the state and a popular place to live and visit, especially as it's situated within the New York City Metropolitan Area. Newark has a median age of 34.6 and experiences a four-season climate. Its winters are typically cold, wet, and snowy. Its summers are hot and humid but also relieved by Atlantic breezes. Depending on where you are in the city, you're likely to find it extremely walkable. For instance, the business district boasts a walkability score of 97. Other areas of the city feature a walkability score of 85 or higher. As a major city, Newark is home to a substantial number of veterans and features many veteran organizations like the American Legion.

Newark Transportation

Owing to its position in the New York City Metro Area, Newark is a hub of transportation. Residents have access to major roads and highways that include:

- Interstate 95 (New Jersey Turnpike)
- Interstate 280
- Interstate 78
- Garden State Parkway
- US Route 22

In addition to its network of roads and expressways, the city is a hub for shipping as well as air. Residents have convenient access to the following transportation options and venues in Newark:
- Newark Liberty International Airport
- Ride Shares
- Taxi Service
- Shuttles
- New Jersey Transit Commuter Rail Lines
- Amtrak Train Service
- Bus Service

Newark Health

As a major East Coast city, Newark has many doctors' offices, dental offices, and specialists. Residents of the city have a vast array of healthcare facilities to visit as well as nearby New York City healthcare centers and hospitals. Some of the area's most popular healthcare venues include:

- Newark Community Health Center
- Morris Hospital
- North Newark Health Center
- Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
- St. Michael's Medical Center
- University Hospital
- Saint James Health

Sports and Leisure

Newark features a thriving parks and recreational department. The city boasts many parks and playing fields for its residents to enjoy. Some of the city's most renowned parks include:

- Cherryblossomland
- Lincoln Park
- Branch Brook Lake
- Riverbank Park
- Independence Park
- Weequahic Park
- Ivy Hill Park

Newark features world-class fitness centers and recreational centers where residents and members can enjoy fitness programs like aerobics, Zumba, free weights, aquatics, and more. In addition, Newark offers special programming designed for seniors. Newark also features a wide array of golf courses such as:

- Weequahic Golf Course
- Liberty National Golf Course
- Skyway Course at Lincoln Park West
- Hendricks Field Golf Course

Shopping and Entertainment

Newark has a myriad of attractions and things to do. If you're looking for outstanding shopping, be sure to check out the following Newark shopping venues:

- University Plaza
- Clinton Plaza
- The Mills at Jersey Gardens
- Gateway Center
- Hillside Shopping Center
- Essex Green Shopping Center
- Victoria Plaza

When it comes to dining out, Newark residents have no shortage of places to eat. Newark boasts a multitude of restaurants that feature many cuisine types. Some of the city's most popular eateries are:

- Spanish Tavern
- Fascino
- Lorena's Restaurant
- Casa Vasca
- Taverna
- Firebirds Wood Fired Grill
- Vonda's Kitchen
- Home Grown Cafe

Naturally, Newark, as a big city, features famed fast food chains too. From Starbucks to Appleby's, Newark boasts just about any style of food you have a taste for.

Attractions and Recreation

If you live in Newark, NJ, you'll also find a vast array of fun attractions and recreational activities to enjoy. Be sure to check out the following attractions and venues:

- Riverfront Park
- Newark Museum
- Military Park
- New Jersey Performing Arts Center
- New Jersey Symphony Orchestra
- Newark Public Library System
- Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart

Newark is also home to a wide array of theaters, art galleries, and museums. If you're looking for a city that's connected to New York City and its major attractions, you'll definitely want to consider everything that Newark has to offer.