The Bristal Assisted Living opened its first community back in 2000. Over 20 years later, our family of communities continues to grow, and now includes a location in Somerset, New Jersey. Though our name may be new to the Somerset area, The Bristal has been there for seniors and their families for many, many years.

All communities are overseen by a seasoned management team who ensure consistency – upholding our standards of excellence and quality of care. The Bristal at Somerset offers pet-friendly independent living, assisted living, and the finest in memory care in our Reflections neighborhood. We can’t wait to welcome you home!

The Bristal Assisted Living at Somerset is nestled on the Raritan River, just north of New Brunswick and minutes off I-287 and the New Jersey Turnpike. Centrally located in historic Somerset County, both Manhattan and Philadelphia are just about an hour away by car. Rutgers Gardens, TD Bank Park, and the Wagner Farm Arboretum, as well as award-winning golf courses, historic sites, art museums, and state parks are mere moments away.

Rates for The Bristal at Somerset start at $5,500 per month for a friendship suite*
*based on availability

Jill Hamlett, Executive Director
Jill Hamlett, Executive Director

What You’ll Experience at The Bristal at Somerset

Apartment options to choose from: studio, one-bedroom, or two-bedroom

  • Choice of apartment with kitchenette and private bathroom
  • All utilities (including heating, air conditioning, electricity, etc.)
  • Three delicious meals served daily in our country club dining room
  • Daily housekeeping services
  • Weekly laundering of bed and bath linens, plus personal laundry service if desired
  • Emergency response system in every apartment
  • Maintenance of individual apartment, common areas, and grounds
  • 24-hour security surveillance throughout the community
  • Scheduled transportation to stores, parks, concerts, museums, theaters, restaurants, and more
  • Private transportation via our Lincoln SUV to shopping, restaurants, houses of worship, and family visits based on availability
  • Local management team that oversees operations
  • Expertly trained staff available around-the-clock
  • Refreshments available throughout the day in the Bistro Grille
  • Daily schedule of organized social activities, cultural programs, and live entertainment
  • Small pets are welcome as long as residents are able to properly care for them on their own
  • Putting Green
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Bistro Grille
  • Card and Game Room
  • Creative Arts Studio
  • Performing Arts Center
  • Beauty Salon
  • Cinema
  • Library
  • Fitness Center
  • Country Club Style Dining
  • Private Dining Room
  • Billiards

Photos and Events in Somerset

  • Holiday Gala in Somerset

    One of the best days of the year at The Bristal at Somerset is the annual Holiday Gala! Residents dressed up and enjoyed a holiday dinner with the neighbors complete with delicious food, drinks, dancing, and a live violinist!Read More

  • Hanukkah Celebrations in Somerset

    The Bristal at Somerset community enjoyed the festivities of Hanukkah with beautiful menorah lighting ceremonies and thoughtful prayer. The celebration of light glowed throughout the community.Read More

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