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 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 $4,900 per month*
*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
  • 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

  • Celebrating Staff Appreciation Week in Somerset

    The Bristal at Somerset celebrated Staff Appreciation Week with a variety of fun activities. The highlight of the week though was a competitive game of Family Feud -- residents teamed up with staff members and the result was plenty of laughter! It […]

  • Cinco de Mayo Fun in Somerset

    Residents of The Bristal at Somerset enjoyed a festive Cinco de Mayo party. The afternoon social featured refreshing margaritas, as well as freshly made guacamole and chips. It was a wonderful day with tasty snacks and drinks, and plenty of fun with […]

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