About Us

Natural pathways to living well.

Charming, historic Medford, NJ, was founded in 1847 and was selected by National Geographic Books as one of the nation’s “small town treasures.” Lumberton, founded in 1683 and incorporated in 1860, was originally named for its timber industry and sawmills.

Medford Leas is an accredited Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), spread across two campuses, providing a uniquely fulfilling living experience to adults age 55 and older. Medford Leas also gives back to the community in many ways, click here to learn more.

The heart of the Medford campus is located on 168 acres of The Barton Arboretum and Nature Preserve. With a variety of natural and cultivated features, such as wildflower meadows, paved and natural trails, woodlands, streams with kayak and canoe launches and more, the environment here provides endless opportunities for relaxation and enjoyment of the natural world.

The Lumberton campus, is immersed in 88 acres of greenspace, meadows and woods. This tranquil environment features wildflower meadows, naturalized basins and, at the foot of the campus plateau, Rancocas Creek.

The Barton Arboretum and Nature Preserve offers one of the most extensive plant collections – including natives – in all of southern New Jersey as well as ample opportunities for birdwatching.

Please click here to learn more about The Barton Arboretum and Nature Preserve.

Mission & Vision

The Estaugh is a not-for-profit corporation, guided by Quaker principles, committed to providing a diverse and inclusive community of senior adults the means to realize the best possible quality of life, and to serving them with the highest level of care and respect.

Quaker Values & Connections

Medford Leas is guided by the teachings and beliefs of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), particularly the basic tenet that there is "That of God" in everyone and the respect for the sanctity of every individual inherent in that belief.

Board & Leadership

The vision of Medford Leas is achieved by the collaborative efforts of Medford Leas' caring
and competent staff, involved residents and an engaged board of trustees.


Medford Leas is a leader in quality services. Our membership in professional organizations
such as LeadingAge, the Continuing Care Accreditation Commission and Friends
Services for the Aging is testimony to our commitment to support residents in living an
engaged life.



Medford Leas Guidebook

There are many decisions to be made when choosing your next home and community. Let us help. Download our Guidebook and learn more about life at Medford Leas.

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