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Senior housing types near Brandon, FL

  • Aldea Green

    Aldea Green

    700 S Kings Ave, Brandon, FL 33511
    (26)
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    Aldea Green provides premier assisted living services to seniors in the greater Tampa Florida area. Our community is in a residential area with seven acres of landscaped grounds for you to explore. Our caring staff will go out of their way to make sure you are having a good day, whether it is...

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  • Savannah Court of Brandon

    824 North Parsons Avenue, Brandon, FL 33510
    (44)
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    Savannah Court of Brandon senior assisted living community is licensed for 46 residents, is full of vibrant activity, yet offers a warm and comfortable feel throughout. Savannah Court offers an outstanding local reputation and has proudly been serving Seniors in the Brandon and Tampa Bay area for...

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  • Honor House Assisted Living Facility LLC

    Honor House Assisted Living Facility LLC

    1912 Dove Field Place, Brandon, FL 33510
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    Being a small 5 bed residential Assisted Living Facility, Honor House ALF has been licensed since October of 2013. Being short on longevity, we don't lack in experience. Administrator Rusty has over 26 years of Hospital and Nursing Home experience. Assistant Administrator Jack has over 30 years of...

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  • Ava Cares IV

    1007 Brooker Road, Brandon, FL 33511
    (4)
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    Ava Cares IV is a senior care home located in the stunning city of Brandon, FL in Hillsborough County. Our community is situated a charming and attractive area, making it a great destination place for seniors. Brandon is known for its humid subtropical climate, great restaurants and magnificent...

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  • St. Cloud Haven II

    907 N Taylor Road, Brandon, FL 33510
    (1)
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    St. Cloud Haven II is a senior care home that is located in Hillsborough county Brandon, FL. Caring and attentive staff assist seniors who are at least sixty-five years of age in a group home setting. The city offers a number of attractions ranging from shopping, cultural, recreational and natural....

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  • Rosecastle at Delaney Creek

    Rosecastle at Delaney Creek

    320 S. Lakewood Drive, Brandon, FL 33511
    (9)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    We welcome residents to Rosecastle at Delaney Creek Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Brandon, Florida. Our residents enjoy living among stately trees and natural wetlands as we are located just minutes from I-75 and near medical offices, restaurants, shopping malls, theaters and local...

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  • Westminster Shores

    Westminster Shores

    125 56th Avenue South, Saint Petersburg, FL 33705
    (12)
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    Welcome to our waterfront community just steps from the stunning shores of Tampa Bay , in St. Petersburg's Bahama Shores neighborhood! Our campus offers 26 acres of peace and quiet with the Florida-style active living you'll love. Choose from single-family homes, tropical villas and...

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  • Twin Creeks Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Twin Creeks Assisted Living & Memory Care

    13470 Boyette Rd, Riverview, FL 33569
    (1)
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    An approach to Assisted Living and Memory Care in Riverview that keeps each resident’s specific and INDIVIDUAL NEEDS IN MIND.

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  • Regency Oaks Clearwater a CCRC

    2770 Regency Oaks Boulevard, Clearwater, FL 33759
    (9)
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    Our residents feel at home and love our attentive and compassionate staff.' Tucked away on 40 park-like acres, Regency Oaks is conveniently located in Clearwater, FL, off of Sunset Point Road between U.S. Highway 19 N. and McMullen Booth Road. Our community is near Ruth Eckerd Hall and close to...

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  • Magnolia Gardens ALF

    Magnolia Gardens ALF

    3800 62nd Ave N, Pinellas Park, FL 33781
    (2)
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    Built in 2003 and tucked away on 6 acres, Magnolia Gardens is the only assisted living in Pinellas County that is owned and operated by the Pinellas County Housing Authority. What that means to our resident's and family members is that we stay true to our mission which is, As a leader and innovator,...

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  • Grand Villa of Clearwater

    Grand Villa of Clearwater

    2750 Drew St, Clearwater, FL 33759
    (44)
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    Welcome to the new Grand Villa of Clearwater. Our beautiful resort style senior living community in Clearwater, Florida, is located on three acres of beautifully landscaped grounds and offers a family-atmosphere with wonderful amenities to help our residents get the most out of life. Grand Villa...

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  • Humphrey Assisted Living Facility

    Humphrey Assisted Living Facility

    4010 West Humphrey Street, Tampa, FL 33614
    (12)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    About Us We pride ourselves in providing each resident with the respect and dignity they deserve while providing excellent care and services specifically designed to meet their individual needs. Our goal is for each resident to feel like they have found a second family and ensure their happiness,...

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  • Judith Barrett Douglas AFCH

    Judith Barrett Douglas AFCH

    3988 Hampton Hill Drive, Lakeland, FL 33810
    (1)
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    Judith Barrett Douglas AFCH is a senior care home located in Lakeland FL, Polk County. Lakeland is a great locality that is known for its affordable three star hotels that are trickled around the city. The great climate makes the area a great destination not only for tourists but also for the...

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  • Brookdale Carrollwood

    Brookdale Carrollwood

    13550 South Village Drive, Tampa, FL 33618
    (18)
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    Brookdale Carrollwood is located in the exclusive Carrollwood Village neighborhood of Tampa Florida. Our recently remodeled community offers all of the comforts of home with amenities most people only dream of. We provide premier assisted living services to seniors and by doing so we turn...

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  • Benrac Home Assisted Living Facility

    910 Briarcliff Drive, Valrico, FL 33594
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    Benrac Home Assisted Living is a senior care home located in the modern city of Valrico, Florida in Hillsborough County. Our community is structured with the aim of providing care to seniors. A lot of customization has been included to ensure it meets the varying needs of many seniors. The fact that...

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  • Arthur Home Assisted Living Facility

    Arthur Home Assisted Living Facility

    2701 W State Street, Tampa, FL 33609
    (1)
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    We strive to make you feel closer to your own home in a family environment. We strive to support individual dignity and freedom of our residents, always making sure their safety and welfare. We are located close to I-275 Armenia/Howard exit, close to downtown in a very quiet neighborhood Nos...

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  • Arbor Terrace Citrus Park

    Arbor Terrace Citrus Park

    13810 Sheldon Road, Tampa, FL 33626
    (17)
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    Arbor Terrace Citrus Park provides the highest quality of geriatric care and assisted living in the Tampa, Florida area, including innovative memory care designed specifically for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Every resident receives unique and personalized care and...

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  • Lake Morton Plaza

    400 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801
    (24)
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    Experience urban senior living at its finest. At Lake Morton Plaza, our lifestyle is sure to make you say WOW! Located only an hour from Orlando, you’ll find everything you need to live an active, engaging and vibrant life. Close to shopping and attractions, while still providing opportunities to...

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  • Allegro in Tampa

    Allegro in Tampa

    16001 Lakeshore Villa Dr, Tampa, FL 33613
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    Renaissance is an upscale senior living community in Tampa, Florida. Renaissance has been renovated with an upscale, modern feel and offers a continuum of care without expensive buy-ins. This multi-million-dollar renovation brings a renewed vibe and reawakened energy to the community.

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  • Homewood at Sun City Center

    Homewood at Sun City Center

    3910 Galen Court, Sun City Center, FL 33573
    (10)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Homewood at Freedom Plaza provides our residents with lifestyles, housing, and services in comfortable surroundings combined with exceptional amenities, programs, and care. Through Brookdale's signature Personalized Assisted Living we customize our care offerings for the individual. This allows each...

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  • Bristol Court

    Bristol Court

    3479 54th Ave N, Saint Petersburg, FL 33714
    (20)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Bristol Court is one of the most state of the art, specialized Assisted Living Facilities in the country. Bristol Court Assisted Living Facility is a fully licensed 100 bed facility, catering to residents who need assisted living care. Residents in our facility may need some assistance, have mild...

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  • Stone Ledge Manor

    Stone Ledge Manor

    12006 Mcintosh Rd, Thonotosassa, FL 33592
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    The luxury amenities for residents of Stone Ledge Manor are unparalleled. Living at Stone Ledge Manor means that not only will you have access to our highly rated facilities, but you’ll be a part of an active and engaging retirement community. At Stone Ledge Manor, residents are able to maintain an...

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  • Cameron Assisted Living Facility II

    Cameron Assisted Living Facility II

    3122 W Sligh Ave, Tampa, FL 33614
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    We offer a wide range of personalized services, patient care is what we are here for, we excel at aiding our patients during their adl's and understand the different needs of Alzheimer/dementia patients. At Cameron ALF you will find a more traditional facility, we have designated parking spaces...

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  • Assisted Living Facility Morning Dew

    3501 E. Knollwood Street, Tampa, FL 33610
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Assisted Living Morning Dew is a fantastic senior care home in Florida's beautiful retirement haven of Tampa. Not only are we blessed with 365 days of summer—residents love to enjoy daily walks or meals outdoors—but we have so many retirement and senior communities around us that we can...

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  • Lake Gibson Village

    Lake Gibson Village

    771 Carpenters Way, Lakeland, FL 33809
    (9)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Lake Gibson Village is a community like no other. We offer a unique independent senior living experience set within a beautiful, historic landmark. Our staff of trained professionals provide services that allow our residents to remain focused on what matters most to them: nurturing purposeful...

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  • Boyette Springs

    10507 Sedgebrook Drive, Riverview, FL 33569
    (1)
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    Boyette Springs is a senior home located in Riverview Florida. The residential care home is situated in the quiet subdivision of Riverview on a lot that has many birds, wildlife and flowers that aid the senior guest to appreciate the simple things that nature has been able to gift us. The staff...

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  • Beach House Wiregrass

    Beach House Wiregrass

    30070 State Rd 56, Wesley Chapel, FL 33543
    (7)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Welcome to Beach House Assisted Living and Memory Care at Wiregrass Ranch! Here at Beach House, we believe your golden years are an opportunity to meet new people, reconnect with family and enjoy fun experiences. We celebrate our community members’ interests and abilities and help residents live...

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  • Belvedere Commons of Sun City Center

    Belvedere Commons of Sun City Center

    758 Cortaro Drive, Sun City Center, FL 33573
    (17)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Belvedere Commons of Sun City Center is a vibrant assisted living and memory care community just minutes south of Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida. Uniquely placed in a beautiful residential setting, Belvedere Commons is a warm, supportive place to call home, and a wonderful place for friends and...

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  • Norma Family Home Care LLC

    Norma Family Home Care LLC

    22707 Roderick Drive, Land O' Lakes, FL 34639
    (12)
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    Norma Family Home Care is a residential care home located in the beautiful and serene town of Land O' Lakes, in Pasco County, Florida. Our town has a tranquil atmosphere, perfect for seniors looking to relax and spend some quality time with friends and family members. We also have beautiful warm...

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  • The Crossings at Riverview

    The Crossings at Riverview

    8451 US Hwy 301 S., Riverview, FL 33578
    (41)
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    The Crossings at Riverview located in Riverview, Hillsborough County, Florida is an assisted living community also providing specialized memory care resources for those with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia. Riverview is conveniently accessible to Interstates 4 and 75 and sits along the scenic...

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  • Shiela's Home Care

    Shiela's Home Care

    2730 Blueslate Court, Land O' Lakes, FL 34638
    (11)
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    Celebrating life in a family home setting, Shiela's Home Care Is an alternative to large assisted living facilities. We have been operating in the industry for 12 years and are a 5/Star rated facility. Licensed for 5/beds, we welcome your loved one into our home, a 4200 square feet private living...

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  • Atria Countryside

    Atria Countryside

    3141 N McMullen Booth Rd, Clearwater, FL 33761
    (25)
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    Conveniently located in the Countryside neighborhood of Clearwater, Atria Countryside is a vibrant community designed to help older adults enjoy the benefits of a simplified lifestyle. This inviting residence offers a selection of studio, one- and two- bedroom apartments, most with a kitchenette....

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  • Brookdale Countryside

    Brookdale Countryside

    3260 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater, FL 33761
    (24)
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    Brookdale Countryside provides assisted living and memory care to residents in the Clearwater Florida area. We are located in a wooded residential area on the east end of town just north of Old Tampa Bay. Our grounds are delightfully landscaped and filled with gazebos, porch swings, gardening areas...

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  • The Manor at Lake Morton

    The Manor at Lake Morton

    534 E Lime St, Lakeland, FL 33801
    (4)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Upscale Assisted Living Care for Senior Adults in Historic Downtown Lakeland!- The Manor at Lake Morton offers assisted living care for seniors in the charming historic district of Lakeland. Our modern senior residential community is just a short walk from Lakeland's thriving downtown restaurants...

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  • American House Zephyrhills

    American House Zephyrhills

    38130 Pretty Pond Road, Zephyrhills, FL 33540
    (19)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    American House Zephyrhills is an assisted living community located in the gorgeous area of Zephyrhills, Pasco County, Florida. This community offers the perfect views and the calming quiet your loved ones can benefit from. We are all about independence at our community, offering the best care along...

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  • Brighton Gardens of Tampa

    Brighton Gardens of Tampa

    16702 North Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, FL 33618
    (37)
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    Located just minutes from community hospitals and one mile south of Van Dyke Road on Dale Mabry Highway, Brighton Gardens of Tampa is nestled on the northwest edge of the city, just south of the farmlands of Pasco County. We pride ourselves in our continuity of care provided by experienced...

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  • Atria Lutz

    Atria Lutz

    414 Chapman Rd E, Lutz, FL 33549
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    Located on five peaceful acres – surrounded by trees, ponds and native wildlife – Atria Lutz is a vibrant community designed to help older adults enjoy the benefits of a simplified lifestyle. This inviting residence offers a selection of studio, one- and two- bedroom apartments, each with a full...

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  • Grand Villa of Lakeland

    Grand Villa of Lakeland

    2111 Lakeland Hills Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33805
    (31)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Welcome to the new Grand Villa of Lakeland! Our lovely assisted living and memory care community in Lakeland, Florida, is centrally located between Orlando and Tampa. Grand Villa is a resort style community with fabulous features and amenities designed to help our residents enjoy life to the...

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  • Brookdale Oakbridge

    Brookdale Oakbridge

    3110 Oakbridge Boulevard East, Lakeland, FL 33803
    (18)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Brookdale Oakbridge is a premiere assisted living community in tranquil Lakeland, Florida. Lakeland is located between Tampa and Orlando and is home to Florida Southern College, offering citizens exceptional cultural and recreational opportunities. Lakeland boasts many parks and lakes, as well as is...

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  • Sun City Senior Living

    Sun City Senior Living

    3855 Upper Creek Drive, Ruskin, FL 33573
    (58)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Located in the heart of Sun City Center, Florida and convenient to Tampa, St. Petersburg and the beautiful beaches. Offering Assisted Living, Memory Care, Adult Day Care and Respite in the greater Tampa Bay Area. We are pet friendly, close to beaches, shopping and hospitals. We offer daycare from...

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  • Colonial at Tampa

    Colonial at Tampa

    11722 N 17th Street, Tampa, FL 33612
    (5)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Colonial Assisted Living at Tampa Colonial Assisted Living at Tampa is an assisted living community situated in the sunny region of Tampa, Florida. The lovely community belongs to a city that has been one of the most popular places for families and seniors to live for years. With year round moderate...

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  • Westminster Palms

    Westminster Palms

    830 North Shore Drive Northeast, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701
    (8)
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    Westminster Palms is an assisted living community located along the shoreline of St. Petersburg, FL. Our attractive community sits in St. Petersburg's Historic Old Northeast neighborhood right along the waterfront. We are within walking distance of the shore as well as the city's highest rated...

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  • Bayside Terrace

    Bayside Terrace

    9381 US Highway 19 North, Pinellas Park, FL 33782
    (34)
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    When people walk through the doors of Bayside Terrace, they are instantly WOW!-ed. With both comfort and convenience in a prime location, Bayside Terrace offers independent living, assisted living and memory care, ensuring residents never have to move from the community they love, no matter how...

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  • Brookdale Bayshore

    Brookdale Bayshore

    4902 Bayshore Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33611
    (16)
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    Brookdale Bayshore offers senior living in style. We are located in Tampa Florida with amazing views of Hillsborough Bay. Many of our apartments offer wrap around windows which capitalize on these amazing views. We are on the south side of Tampa away from much of the hustle and bustle of downtown....

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  • Grand Villa of Pinellas Park

    Grand Villa of Pinellas Park

    8980 49th Street, Pinellas Park, FL 33782
    (53)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Welcome to Grand Villa of Pinellas Park Assisted Living and Alzheimer's Residence in Pinellas Park, Florida. We're glad you're here! We are excited to show you all the wonderful features and amenities of our senior living community. As you explore our web site, we think you'll discover how Grand...

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  • Elmcroft of Carrollwood

    Elmcroft of Carrollwood

    2626 West Bearss Avenue, Carrollwood, FL 33618
    (29)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Christmas in June! Lease by June 30 and enjoy a rent-free December.* See our Sales Director for details. Elmcroft at Carrollwood is a single story community that is located on 6 acres of beautifully landscaped land with opened courtyards and is adjacent to one of Tampa's wetland and conservation...

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  • Brookdale Highlands

    Brookdale Highlands

    4250 Lakeland Highlands Road, Lakeland, FL 33813
    (12)
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    Brookdale Highlands provides assisted living and memory care services in Lakeland, Florida. Located just outside of Tampa, Florida, Lakeland is a vibrant and upscale community. Lakeland is home to Florida Southern College. the Polk Museum of Art, the Hollis Garden and a quaint downtown area with...

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  • Brookdale Northdale

    Brookdale Northdale

    3401 West Bearss Avenue, Tampa, FL 33618
    (32)
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    Brookdale Northdale offers premier assisted living and memory care services to seniors in the Tampa, Florida area. We have many lakes and recreational activities in the area and we are near many points of interest including casinos, art museums and sports stadiums. Our property also recently...

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  • Rosecastle of Zephyrhills

    Rosecastle of Zephyrhills

    37411 Eiland Blvd., Zephyrhills, FL 33542
    (6)
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    Thank you for your interest in Rosecastle of Zephyrhills! We are delighted to have the opportunity to offer such a lovely home to the residents of Hillsborough and Pasco County. Located just minutes away from several hospitals, Florida Medical Clinic, and numerous shopping and entertainment venues,...

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Assisted Living in Brandon, Florida

What Is Assisted Living?

Assisted living facilities provide lodging and services to seniors who want some support with day-by-day things like taking medications, making meals and keeping up with housework. Assisted living facilities can be found in all sizes and shapes, so visiting them is the best way to determine which one is most beneficial for you or your family member.

What Services Are Offered in Assisted Living?

Nobody assisted living facility is like another. At the very least, assisted living provides independently minded seniors meals and snacks, assist with things such as bathing and getting dressed, and an array of activities such as health and fitness programs, cultural events, excursions plus much more, all in a safe and secure setting with people their peers.

What Are ADLs?

If you are considering assisted living, you’ve very likely run into the acronym ADLs, which stands for the Activities of Daily Living. These include:

  • Bathing and showering
  • Toileting
  • Getting dressed
  • Feeding (however, not meal preparation)
  • Continence
  • Functional mobility, which includes getting in and out of a bed or chair

Established in the 1950s, ADLs assess an individual’s overall health and function. Generally, older adults who can manage ADLs by themselves but who are thinking about a switch to senior living may be better prospects for independent living. If you have questions about what care type is the best fit for your loved one, contact A Place for Mom. Our Senior Living Advisors can answer any questions you might have about assisted living, independent living, memory care, life plan facilities and even more.

Assisted Living Vs. Nursing Homes

The word “assisted living” was initially found in the 1980s to describe a new kind of residential living for old adults that was notably not the same as more regular nursing home models. Assisted living is designed for individuals who want a certain amount of support with day to day activities but who still desire level of autonomy and who want to reside in an apartment-like setting like a studio or a one-bedroom apartment. A large number of assisted living communities offer a complete calendar of activities and events and provide multiple meal choices to provide for diverse tastes and needs, including special diets and restaurant-style options. Small pets tend to be allowed.

In contrast, the hallmark of nursing homes is that they provide skilled nursing care. They are designed to meet the requirements of seniors and other people who have health challenges that must have 24x7 medical assistance. Meals are generally served in a central dining hall and residents live in individual or shared bedrooms. Some nursing homes also give short-term therapeutic care. Nursing homes today are also called convalescent care centers, nursing centers, skilled nursing facilities and long-term care facilities. Because they provide more support, nursing homes are more expensive than assisted living communities.

Both skilled nursing and assisted living communities may provide memory care, which is specific support for individuals coping with cognitive decline. Actually, 40% of the people who live in the state of Florida are living with some kind of dementia, based on the National Center for Assisted Living. Generally, people living with the initial stages of Alzheimer’s or dementia are best supported by assisted living facilities while people living with later levels of Alzheimer's require the health care of a nursing home.

What Is Assisted Living Like?

Whilst every community is definitely different, below are a few characteristics that a lot of assisted living facilities share:

  • They offer different levels of care and attention, occasionally at different prices.
  • They offer different living choices, from studios to one-bedroom apartments.
  • Many allow people to bring their own household pets, including birds, cats and in some cases smaller sized dogs.
  • They cater to different backgrounds, traditions and hobbies and interests. Some facilities, for example, are faith-based, while others are multi-lingual, with activities and dining options to complement. Still more are created for retired military or college or university alumni and sometimes are even situated on or near university or college campuses.
  • They could offer accommodations for partners as well as individuals.
  • They range in proportions. Some communities have as few as 20 residents, while others many have more than 200.

With so many choices to choose from, finding the right place can feel overpowering. Our Senior Living Advisors can help. They reside in the areas they serve. When you talk to a Senior Living Advisor, he or she will ask a few questions to better determine what you are looking for, what your budget will be and what particular desires your family member may have. On top of that their help and advice is no cost!

When Is It Time to Consider Assisted Living?

If you're asking this question, chances are good that it’s time you learn more about senior living. Below are a few other indications that assisted living might be right for both your family member and your family:

  • You are concerned for your loved one’s basic safety.
  • You are worried they aren’t eating properly.
  • You feel concerned about them leaving the home by themselves.
  • You notice they are spending much less time with friends and family.
  • You get a telephone call or email from a friend who is worried about them.
  • You discover that your loved one may have problems recalling people’s names or using a well-known technology like their mobile phone or television remote.

If these or a variety of other indicators are worrying you, take action. Contact A Place for Mom and speak to a Senior Living Advisor today. They are able to answer your questions and assist you to figure out next steps. On top of that, their resources is free!

Assisted Living Inspections and Ratings

Florida provides families with superb access to its assisted living inspection and ratings information. Based on our state-by-state review of state records , Florida’s assisted living regulation and inspection program is among the most transparent in the country. To find the information of an assisted living community in the wider Brandon area, go to the FloridaHealthFinder.gov site and search by community type to obtain inspection reviews, licensure data, penalties and actions assessed against the facility, availability of nursing staff, an emergency power plan overview and more.

The state of Florida mandates that all new assisted living residents have a medical evaluation within 4 weeks of move-in to assess an individualized care plan. The state also requires a minimum number of weekly staff member hours determined by the number of individuals who reside in a facility to make sure care plans will be accommodated.

10 Things to Look For When Touring an Assisted Living Facility

The simplest way to figure out if an assisted living community is ideal for your loved one is to tour one -- or even better, four or five of them! Here are some things to be aware of when you tour:

  1. Does the staff interact with the residents?
  2. Is the facility clean, odor-free and well looked after?
  3. Is there a procedure set up for evaluating the needs of a new resident?
  4. Can residents arrange for transport if they require it?
  5. Are the personnel professional and polite?
  6. Are there specific visiting periods or are family and friends welcome at any time?
  7. Does each resident possess a care plan in place?
  8. What happens if a resident’s requirements change?
  9. Is there an emergency program in place in the event of a natural or manmade disaster?
  10. Do the people who live there remind you of your family member?

For more tips on what precisely to search for while touring an assisted living community, see our Planning and Advice webpages.

How Much Does Assisted Living Cost in Brandon, Florida?

Based on the A Place for Mom Senior Living Cost Index, assisted living in the town of Brandon, Florida ranges from $1500 to $11430 per month. The Senior Living Cost Index is based on what A Place for Mom customers paid after they moved into senior living. It is the only price database of its kind. By giving this information, families can learn how much they might save in different areas of a specific metropolitan area or even a neighboring state.

Ready to learn more? Head over to our Senior Living Cost Index page to find out what costs are in your town.

How to Pay for Senior Living In Brandon, Florida

How to have the funds for assisted living is one of the most common questions families have when they meet with one of our Senior Living Advisors. Here are some of the most typical funding resources for senior living:

  • Personal income or savings. If a senior does not have enough funds saved to pay for long-term care, it’s common for households to pool money to make up the difference.
  • Home equity. Many times, seniors sell their places of residence to fund senior living. In some instances, a bridge loan could be available to help cover the expense of moving while the home is prepared for sale.
  • Long-term care insurance. This particular kind of insurance is designed to include senior care expenses. Some policies could cover additional expenditures which can be incurred through the transition to assisted living, such as employing a case manager or care coordinator.
  • Veterans benefits. Many seniors have served in the military and may be eligible for help and support. Because benefits go untouched, it’s worth it to check to discover if your loved one or his or her spouse may be eligible. For more information, go to va.gov or see our Guideline to VA Benefits and Long-Term Care for more details.
  • Sale of a life insurance policy. There are many ways to use life insurance to finance senior living determined by the kind of policy you have. Consult a life insurance or economic advisor to understand about whether this program might work for your situation.

Many families assume that Medicare will assist pay for assisted living, but it really can only cover short-term care. To find out more, head to Medicare's internet site.

Understanding Assisted Living Costs

Assisted living costs vary broadly from community to facility, so it pays to do your research. Below are a few points that can influence just how much you pay:

  • Kind of residence
  • Size of apartment (studio, one- or two-bedroom apartment)
  • Types of solutions needed
  • Geographical area
  • Location of the facility
  • Level of luxuriousness

Assisted living facilities often charge a set rate that addresses many basic solutions, with additional costs added on for special services. Additional communities will charge a service charge for each individual service, referred to as a la carte payment, so that residents pay just for the services they make use of. In most cases, the monthly base rate covers only rent and meals, with care charged separately. Entrance fees and deposits are also frequently required. Charges and prices vary by community, therefore it’s essential to talk to facilities you are checking out about their costs and products and services.

For more information regarding assisted living costs and charge structures, get in touch with a Senior Living Advisor at A Place for Mom.

About Senior Living in Brandon, Florida

Because of its low tax rates and tropical climate, the state of Florida is among one of the most sought after locations in the United States for seniors. The Area Agency on Aging for Florida offers an abundance of resources for seniors and their families. Contact A Place for Mom to find out more about the more than 50 assisted living facilities in Brandon, Florida.

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