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Manahawkin, New Jersey Retirement Community

Manahawkin, New Jersey Retirement Community

Emeritus at Stafford

1275 Route 72 West
Manahawkin, NJ 08050
(609) 741-3059

About Our Community

This is the promise that the staff at Emeritus at Stafford- and throughout Emeritus Senior Living communities. It's a simple promise to be compassionate and kind, understanding and respectful - a promise to become extended family to the seniors entrusted in our care and to our residents who have chosen our retirement community for its active lifestyle.

The Perfect Location

Just a few minutes away from Long Beach Island, Emeritus at Stafford gives the feeling of being on a summer vacation. We are just a short car ride to New York, Philadelphia and Atlantic City. Here at Emeritus at Stafford we foster an atmosphere of family and community among staff and residents, a sense of belonging, of being at home. A variety of senior living apartment styles and accommodations are available to meet each individual's needs.

Senior Living Apartments

Emeritus at Stafford provides the look of an elegant resort with the feel of home. 77 senior apartments are on two floors with a grand staircase or elevator for convenience. Relax by the floor to ceiling fireplace in the winter, or on a rocking chair on the porch in the summer. Enjoy the company of friends with some lemonade in the sunroom or with popcorn in the theater. Each day at Stafford you'll have time to enjoy life and to trade your household chores for the joys of retirement.

Strong, Caring Relationships

We nurture strong relationships with area hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and rehabilitation centers such as, Southern Ocean County Hospital, Genesis Rehabilitation, Arcadia, Seacrest, and Fox Rehabilitation. Through the communications and relationships that we share with key staff within these affiliations, we provide a seamless continuum of care for our residents.

Our Staff

Our staff, our residents, and their families and friends are all equally important members of the Emeritus team. We strive to instill in all team members a sincere belief that their individual contributions are important to our residents' well being, and to the success of our organization.


Emeritus at Stafford, an Emeritus Senior Living community, proudly participates in the Home Visit Program - winner of Assisted Living Federation of America's 2010 Best of the Best Award for innovative best practice.
Our Home Visit Program is a complimentary service for local seniors. During a visit we help connect seniors with the vital health, social and support services they need to maintain their quality of life at home.

Learn more about our other Emeritus communities that offer assisted living in New Jersey and read more about all of Emeritus' senior care services.