Freemasonry refers to fraternal organizations that trace their origins to local guilds of stonemasons from the end of the 13th century. Since their inception, every Mason and Lodge pursues a collective obligation to contribute to charity, and in the 21st century members of Masonic lodges put much of their focus on supporting worthy causes within their local communities. Masons around the globe make charitable contributions to benefit causes in education, health, and the care of seniors.
The Masonic Home of New Jersey was founded over 100 years ago, and the Masons of New Jersey built a tremendous resource for the care of seniors. Now expanded to provide a full continuum of care from Independent Living through end-of-life hospice care, The Masonic Home of New Jersey is now known as Masonic Village at Burlington to reflect this diversity found in this senior community. Here is a quick overview of our long and storied history…
The remaining contributions became the Permanent Fund, which has supported the residents ever since.
With the addition of independent living in 2014, the Masonic Home became Masonic Village at Burlington.
With 66 cottages on site, independent living residents have access to the full continuum of care should their health needs change.