Assisted Living near Deerfield Beach, FL

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Senior housing types near Deerfield Beach, FL

  • The Forum at Deer Creek

    The Forum at Deer Creek

    3001 Deer Creek Country Club Blvd, Deerfield Beach, FL 33442
    (7)
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    The Forum at Deer Creek is an Independent Full-Service Retirement Community. An easy drive from the West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale airports, The Forum at Deer Creek is a beautiful country club community surrounded by water and lush landscaping. In this amazing country club setting, we pride...

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  • Grand Villa of Deerfield Beach

    Grand Villa of Deerfield Beach

    1050 SW 24th Ave, Deerfield Beach, FL 33442
    (25)
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    Welcome to Grand Villa of Deerfield Beach, our lovely assisted living and memory care community is located in Deerfield Beach, FL, and minutes from the Atlantic Ocean. Grand Villa offers outstanding features and amenities that help our residents live every day to the fullest! Grand Villa offers...

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  • Brookdale Deer Creek

    Brookdale Deer Creek

    2403 West Hillsboro Boulevard, Deerfield Beach, FL 33442
    (47)
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    Fine Senior Living for Exceptional Seniors You won’t find many senior living communities like this. Florida seniors who are looking to put a little more elegance in their senior living lifestyle have found the right place. We offer exceptional assisted living and memory care options for seniors in...

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  • The Horizon Club

    The Horizon Club

    1208 South Military Trail, Deerfield Beach, FL 33442
    (4)
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    Located just minutes from I-95, the Sawgrass Expressway and Florida's Turnpike, the Horizon Club is also close to gourmet restaurants and shopping.  Nestled in a park-like setting of 15 wooded acres, our community offers to our residents a lake, walking paths, three courtyards with tropical...

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  • Grand Villa of Delray East

    Grand Villa of Delray East

    14555 Sims Road, Delray Beach, FL 33484
    (61)
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    Welcome to Grand Villa of Delray Beach East Assisted Living and Alzheimer's Residence in Delray Beach, Florida. We're glad you're here! We are excited to show you all the wonderful features and amenities of our East Delray Beach senior living community. As you explore our web site, we think you'll...

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  • Brookdale Sunrise

    Brookdale Sunrise

    4201 Springtree Dr, Sunrise, FL 33351
    (44)
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    Brookdale Sunrise provides excellent assisted living and memory care options for seniors in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Our ideal location among many quality shopping centers and restaurants creates a wonderful setting for seniors to enjoy retirement life. Our intimate community is an ideal place for...

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  • Presidential Place

    Presidential Place

    3880 South Circle Drive, Hollywood, FL 33021
    (31)
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    Once you enter Presidential Place you will find a warm, home like atmosphere with friendly faces and supportive staff. Presidential Place offers spacious apartments with seven different floor plans to choose from. We offer a diverse and enriching activity program. Our staff is here to serve your...

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  • The Atrium at Boca Raton

    The Atrium at Boca Raton

    1080 Northwest 15th Street, Boca Raton, FL 33486
    (16)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    The Atrium at Boca Raton offers Assited Living and Memory Care, we deliver the finest quality in senior living care, and are recognized in our industry for both quality and innovation. The Atrium at Boca Raton has been voted ' The Best of Boca by the readers of the Forum Publishing Group. Guided by...

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  • Holy Garden Assisted Living Facility

    Holy Garden Assisted Living Facility

    2904 North 36th Avenue, Hollywood, FL 33021
    (3)
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    We will treat your loved one as part of our family and provide a comfortable environment they can call HOME. Holy Garden ALF is conveniently located in the Hollywood Gardens neighborhood of Hollywood, within walking distance to TY Park. Our luxurious 6 bed residence features well appointed rooms...

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  • Avon Manor

    Avon Manor

    4531 SW 34th Drive, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    (4)
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    Avon Manor is a senior care home located in beautiful Fort Lauderdale, Florida, which is Broward County. The city is known as a popular tourist destination with beautiful beaches and canals. Fort Lauderdale is a gorgeous place to live; the extra activities and events make the area ideal for friends...

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  • Argo Senior Living at Haverhill

    Argo Senior Living at Haverhill

    2939 S Haverhill Rd, West Palm Beach, FL 33415
    (12)
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    Argo Senior Living located on Haverhill Road offers assisted living options for seniors in West Palm Beach, Florida. West Palm Beach is an excellent city to spend your retirement life. From world-renowned beaches to excellent restaurants and quality health care options, you’ll quickly see why so...

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  • Margate Assisted Living & Adult Care Center

    Margate Assisted Living & Adult Care Center

    521 NW 70th Way, Margate, FL 33063
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    Enjoy all the comfort of home without the worry. Enjoy a variety of social activities! Looks like home, feels like family! Our caregivers treat you with respect and dignity. You've tried the rest now try the best!

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  • Angel Care Assisted Living Facility

    Angel Care Assisted Living Facility

    2821 NE 18th St, Pompano Beach, FL 33062
    (2)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    We are a six-bed luxury assisted living facility located in a single family home. Our mission is to enhance the quality of life to our residents. We provide the highest quality of resident care. We are committed to providing services to those from diverse cultures and backgrounds. Angel care will...

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  • Atria Villages of Windsor

    Atria Villages of Windsor

    9130 Hypoluxo Road, Lake Worth, FL 33467
    (9)
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    Atria at Villages of Windsor is a modern senior living community for active older adults in Palm Beach County. This gated, upscale residence offers resort surroundings and 24-hour staff – with flexible leases and no buy-in fee. Here, residents can savor a salade niçoise from The Palm Court bistro...

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  • Golden Swan of Boca Assisted Living Memory Care

    Golden Swan of Boca Assisted Living Memory Care

    19494 Hampton Dr, Boca Raton, FL 33434
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    Welcome to Golden Swan of Boca by the Golf Course! We are an Assisted Living Memory Care Home Facility 6 Beds.Offering 24-7 on Duty 2 Compassionate and lovely Certified Nursing Assistances, well training Very proud to caring seniors with memory loss Parkinson's, Alzheimer's or another type of...

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  • Five Star Premier Residences of Boca Raton

    Five Star Premier Residences of Boca Raton

    22601 Camino Del Mar, Boca Raton, FL 33433
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Formerly Classic Residence by Hyatt in Boca Raton Write your next chapter today. enjoy embrace engage enrich Are you ready to embrace a whole new level of independence? Classic Residence in Boca Raton is the community where you'll find The Vital Elements that are important to living life to the...

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  • The Court at Palm Aire

    The Court at Palm Aire

    2701 North Course Drive, Pompano Beach, FL 33069
    (5)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    The Court at Palm-Aire is a continuing care retirement community, offering independent & assisted living, skilled nursing and many ancillary wellness services, in the exclusive neighborhood of Palm Aire in Pompano Beach. In addition to spacious apartments, three chef-prepared meals daily, weekly...

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  • Pacifica Senior Living Forest Trace

    Pacifica Senior Living Forest Trace

    5500 NW 69th Ave, Lauderhill, FL 33319
    (69)
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    Discover Luxury Senior Living Escape to Pacifica Senior Living Forest Trace. Journey beyond the predictable and uninspiring. Escape the ordinary. Discover affordable luxury senior living at Pacifica Senior Living Forest Trace. Here you can immerse yourself in an exclusive lifestyle reserved for...

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  • Grand Villa of Boynton Beach

    Grand Villa of Boynton Beach

    1935 South Federal Highway, Boynton Beach, FL 33435
    (14)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Welcome to the new Grand Villa of Boynton Beach! Our lovely assisted living and memory care community in Boynton Beach, Florida, is a resort style community with fabulous features and amenities, designed to help our residents enjoy life to the fullest! Grand Villa offers lifestyle options including:...

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  • Symphony at the Waterways

    Symphony at the Waterways

    3001 E. Oakland Park Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306
    (6)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Symphony at the Waterways is located in Ft. Lauderdale on the intracoastal with gorgeous views. We offer enhanced living, assisted living and memory care. We opened our doors almost two years ago. Our residents engage socially and physically every day with a variety of activities to choose from...

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  • Five Star Premier Residences of Plantation

    Five Star Premier Residences of Plantation

    8500 West Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33322
    (2)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Formerly Classic Residence by Hyatt in Plantation Write your next chapter today. enjoy embrace engage enrich Are you ready to embrace a whole new level of independence? Classic Residence in Plantation is the community where you'll find The Vital Elements that are important to living life to the...

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  • Vi at Lakeside Village

    Vi at Lakeside Village

    2792 Donnelly Dr, Lantana, FL 33462
    (8)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Vi at Lakeside Village, also known as a Life Plan Community, is an upscale Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) located steps from the shores of Lake Osborne in Palm Beach County Florida. Our independent and assisted living community offers a wide range of amenities to enrich the lives of...

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  • Sonata Delray Beach

    Sonata Delray Beach

    8020 W Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33446
    (18)
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    Sonata Delray Beach offers personalized assisted living and Alzheimer's and dementia care options for seniors in Delray Beach, Florida. Our community is located nearby historic downtown Delray Beach, which was recently awarded 'Best of the Road—Most Fun Small Town in America' by USA Today. Socialize...

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  • Stratford Court at Boca Pointe

    Stratford Court at Boca Pointe

    6343 Via De Sonrisa Del Sur, Boca Raton, FL 33433
    (58)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Sunrise Independent Living is for seniors who want to maintain their rich and rewarding life without the responsibilities of running a household. Here, you're given independence and options. We offer a choice of apartment floor plans, restaurant-style dining, housekeeping services, exercise and...

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  • Grand Villa of Delray West

    Grand Villa of Delray West

    5859 Heritage Park Way, Delray Beach, FL 33484
    (77)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Welcome to Grand Villa of Delray Beach West Independent Living, Assisted Living and Alzheimer's Residence in Delray Beach, Florida. We are excited to show you all the wonderful features and amenities located on our West Delray Beach senior living campus. The Grand Villa of Delray Beach West campus...

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  • Five Star Premier Residences of Pompano Beach

    Five Star Premier Residences of Pompano Beach

    1371 South Ocean Boulevard, Pompano Beach, FL 33062
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    For over 22 years, Premier Residences of Pompano Beach has served the needs of our residents in our beautiful Ocean View community. As part of the Five Star Senior Living family, we proudly provide both Independent Living and Assisting Living services and amenities that cater to the needs of older...

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  • Margate Manor

    Margate Manor

    1189 W River Drive, Margate, FL 33063
    (7)
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    Margate Manor is a lovely, quaint 64 bed Assisted Living Residence abutting the shores of Margate Lake. Upon entering the immaculate premises one is impressed with both serenity and a very lively atmosphere. It is a mixture of a New England Bed and Breakfast with an Old Florida feel. Margate Manor...

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  • The Carlisle Palm Beach

    The Carlisle Palm Beach

    450 East Ocean Avenue, Lantana, FL 33462
    (34)
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    Located just steps from the Atlantic Ocean in beautiful Lantana, FL., The Carlisle Palm Beach has all the amenities of a 5-Star resort, along with care services tailored specifically for our residents. With Lantana Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care lifestyle options available, you...

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  • Atria Meridian

    Atria Meridian

    3061 Donnelly Drive, Lantana, FL 33462
    (45)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Atria Meridian is a warm, welcoming independent and assisted living community in South Florida near Miami, where seniors are given all the support they need to enjoy an independent lifestyle. Experience three beautiful courtyards, a shuffleboard court, a peaceful fountain, walking paths, and...

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  • HarborChase of Wellington Crossing (NOW OPEN)

    HarborChase of Wellington Crossing (NOW OPEN)

    8785 Lake Worth Rd, Wellington, FL 33467
    (1)
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    HarborChase of Wellington Crossing Assisted Living and Memory Care, is a place where unrivaled hospitality and classic elegance converge in a timeless setting of peaceful tranquility. Here, you’ll find much more than amazing value in the award-winning cuisine, personalized housekeeping, exhilarating...

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  • Villa of Kings & Queens of Delray

    Villa of Kings & Queens of Delray

    13415 Barwick Road, Delray Beach, FL 33445
    (11)
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    The Villa of Kings and Queens of Delray is a privately owned and operated Florida licensed Assisted Living Facility. Located in the heart of Delray our residence offers the finest in luxury senior loving combined with total peace of mind. Our residents enjoy the independence they desire balanced by...

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  • Brookdale West Boynton Beach

    Brookdale West Boynton Beach

    8220 Jog Road, Boynton Beach, FL 33472
    (41)
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    A Great Backdrop for a Great Life Not all senior living communities are created equal, and we think one visit and before you even step into our marble-floored entryway, you’ll see that we stand out. Our luxurious community helps seniors live life well, providing a wide range of activities for those...

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  • The Preserve at Palm-Aire

    The Preserve at Palm-Aire

    3701 W. McNab Road, Pompano Beach, FL 33069
    (66)
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    The Preserve at Palm-Aire provides the highest quality of geriatric care, assisted and independent living in the Pompano Beach, Florida area, including innovative memory care designed specifically for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Every resident receives unique and...

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  • Colonial at Fort Lauderdale

    Colonial at Fort Lauderdale

    2801 Northwest 55th Avenue, Lauderhill, FL 33313
    (10)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Colonial Assisted Living at Fort Lauderdale is truly unique within assisted living communities located in Broward County, Florida. This newly renovated community has been featured in many design editorials and is competing for the nation’s best designed affordable assisted living award. From the...

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  • Park Summit

    Park Summit

    8500 Royal Palm Boulevard, Coral Springs, FL 33065
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Park Summit is a premier continuing care rental retirement community, offering independent living, assisted living, rehabilitation and skilled nursing care. We are located approximately 20 miles northwest of Fort Lauderdale, in the city of Coral Springs, on seven beautifully-landscaped acres. We are...

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  • Colonial at Lantana

    Colonial at Lantana

    6026 Old Congress Road, Lantana, FL 33462
    (8)
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    Colonial Assisted Living at Palm Beach County is a senior care community located in the charming coastal community of Lantana, Florida, originally a fishing village. Small-town living with big city amenities, Lantana has an eight-acre beach with open picnic areas, four parks with tennis courts,...

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  • Veranda Club

    Veranda Club

    6061 Palmetto Circle North, Boca Raton, FL 33433
    (24)
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    Gain a new perspective at Veranda Club, located in sunny Boca Raton, Florida. Our community offers Independent Living and Assisted Living services in a warm environment that encourages social activities, wellness and comfort. Residents enjoy weekly happy hours, visiting lecturers and Shabbat...

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  • Cresthaven East

    5100 Cresthaven Boulevard, West Palm Beach, FL 33415
    (19)
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    Living at Cresthaven East, you'll maintain the independence you desire, while benefiting from an array of quality services that give you more time to experience an active lifestyle. Cresthaven East offers an active lifestyle for people of all ages in a location you'll say feels 'just like home.' We...

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  • Golden Swan Assisted Living & Memory Care Facility

    Golden Swan Assisted Living & Memory Care Facility

    4755 Northwest 76th Street, Coconut Creek, FL 33073
    (5)
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    WELCOME to Golden Swan Assisted Living Memory Care Facility, (6 beds) "A Place like Home". We are a family owned, with several years of experience in senior care. We specializes in caring Patients with Parkinson's, dementia and Alzheimer's disease. We cater 6 seniors 24 hrs. per day, by 2...

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  • Williamsburg Landing

    Williamsburg Landing

    1776 NE 26th Street, Wilton Manors, FL 33305
    (1)
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    Williamsburg Landing is known for its picturesque setting. A short walk to the back of our property puts you on Fort Lauderdale's scenic Middle River. If anything defines us it has to be this peaceful view, that, and the phenomenal care our staff provides to each and every single resident....

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  • Sonata Boynton Beach

    Sonata Boynton Beach

    2400 S Congress Ave, Boynton Beach, FL 33426
    (28)
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    Sonata Boynton Beach offers assisted living and memory care options for seniors in Boynton Beach, Florida. We are just minutes away from the beach and many golf courses. Enjoy a good book by the fireplace, socialize with friends on our outdoor patio or pamper yourself in our beauty salon, there is...

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  • Five Star Premier Residences of Hollywood

    Five Star Premier Residences of Hollywood

    2480 North Park Road, Hollywood, FL 33021
    (1)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Formerly Classic Residence by Hyatt in Hollywood Write your next chapter today. enjoy embrace engage enrich Are you ready to embrace a whole new level of independence? Classic Residence in Hollywood is the community where you'll find The Vital Elements that are important to living life to the...

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  • Sonata Boca Raton

    Sonata Boca Raton

    9591 Yamato Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33434
    (16)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Sonata Boca Raton offers assisted living and memory care options for seniors in Boca Raton, Florida. We are just 20 minutes away from Highland Beach and nearby many local restaurants. Find a new book to read in our library, watch your favorite movie in one of our living spaces or enjoy the sun from...

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  • HarborChase of Coral Springs

    HarborChase of Coral Springs

    2975 Northwest 99th Way, Coral Springs, FL 33065
    (16)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Welcome to HarborChase of Coral Springs! Our assisted living community is located near the wonderful shops on University Drive and the Coral Springs Medical Center. We even offer our very own 'Mainstreet', a warm and welcoming gathering place where you'll find a beauty shop, post office, wellness...

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  • Sonata at Coconut Creek

    Sonata at Coconut Creek

    4175 West Sample Rd, Coconut Creek, FL 33073
    (33)
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    Sonata at Coconut Creek offers assisted living and memory care options for seniors in Coconut Creek, Florida. Our community is conveniently located nearby the promenade at Coconut Creek, Butterfly World and many restaurants and shops. Play pool with friends, relax by the fireplace with a good book...

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  • Atria Willow Wood

    Atria Willow Wood

    2855 W Commercial Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
    (50)
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    Atria Willow Wood is a 278-apartment retirement community located on more than 18 acres of extensively landscaped grounds in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Our community caters to independent living, assisted living, and memory care residents. Our excellent location provides seclusion from traffic and the...

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  • Atria Tamarac - Assisted Living

    Atria Tamarac - Assisted Living

    7650 N University Dr, Tamarac, FL 33321
    (32)
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    Set on beautifully manicured grounds in Broward County, Atria Tamarac 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 kitchen or kitchenette. Just...

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  • Kozy Kove Assisted Living Facility

    Kozy Kove Assisted Living Facility

    490 Northwest 45th Terrace, Plantation, FL 33317
    (10)
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    About Us Kozy Kove Assisted Living Facility, Inc. is a licensed residential facility tucked into a lovely neighborhood in beautiful Plantation, FL. What sets Kozy Kove apart is that our assisted living home is owned and operated by two licensed nurses who provide direct personal care to our...

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  • Active Senior Living Residence

    Active Senior Living Residence

    9057 Northwest 57th Street, Tamarac, FL 33351
    (5)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Active Senior Living Residence meets more than the basic needs of its residents. Our family has more than 25 years of experience seeing to your loved ones care and your peace of mind. We are family owned and operated. Our unique home provides a garden walk up setting for your relatives to enjoy....

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  • Waterside Landing (Opening Spring 2019)

    Waterside Landing (Opening Spring 2019)

    5600 Lakeside Drive North, Margate, FL 33063
    (53)
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    Building an Exceptional Life We are an assisted living and independent living community for seniors where you can find a wonderful retirement lifestyle that lets you trade the hassle and stress of living at home for comfort and relaxation surrounded by other seniors just like you. Our intimate...

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Assisted Living in Deerfield Beach, Florida

What Is Assisted Living?

Assisted living facilities provide housing and services to seniors who need some help with daily things like taking medicines, preparing meals and keeping up with cleaning. Assisted living facilities can be found in all sizes and shapes, so touring them is the most effective way to determine which one is best for you or your loved one.

What Services Are Offered in Assisted Living?

No one assisted living facility is like another. At a minimum, assisted living provides independently minded seniors foods and snacks, assist with things such as showering 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 environment with people their peers.

What Are ADLs?

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

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

Developed in the 1950s, ADLs evaluate a person's overall health and function. Generally, older adults who can take care of ADLs by themselves but who are thinking about a move to senior living may be better candidates for independent living. When 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 term “assisted living” was first found in the 1980s to spell it out a innovative kind of residential living for older adults that was obviously not the same as more typical nursing home designs. Assisted living is made for people who need some help with day to day activities but who still want degree of independence and who wish to reside in an apartment-like situation such as a studio or a one-bedroom apartment. Many assisted living communities offer a full schedule of activities and events and provide multiple meal options to cater to varied tastes and preferences, including special diets and restaurant-style options. Small pets tend to be permitted.

In contrast, the hallmark of nursing homes is that they provide skilled nursing care. They are designed to meet the needs of seniors and others who have medical conditions that need to have 24x7 medical assistance. Meals are generally served in a communal dining hall and residents live in private or shared bedrooms. Some nursing homes also offer short-term rehabilitative care. Nursing homes today are also known as convalescent care centers, nursing centers, skilled nursing facilities and long-term care facilities. Since they offer more help and 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 people coping with cognitive impairment. Actually, 40% of the individuals who live in the state of Florida are living with some form of Alzheimer's, according to the National Center for Assisted Living. In general, people living with the earlier stages of Alzheimer’s or dementia are greatest served by assisted living communities while people living with later stages of Alzheimer's need the health care of a nursing home.

What Is Assisted Living Like?

Whilst every community can be unique, below are a few characteristics which most assisted living communities share:

  • They offer different levels of care, occasionally at varied costs.
  • They provide different living options, from studios to one-bedroom apartments.
  • Many permit residents 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 communities, for instance, are faith-based, while others are multilingual, with activities and dining choices to match. Still more are made for retired military or university alumni and sometimes are even located on or near university campuses.
  • They could offer accommodations for spouses along with individuals.
  • They range in size. Some facilities have only 20 residents, while others many have more than 200.

With so many options to choose from, choosing the best place can feel overpowering. Our Senior Living Advisors can assist. They live in the communities they serve. When you talk with a Senior Living Advisor, she or he will ask a few pre-determined questions to better understand what you are looking for, what your budget is going to be and what unique needs your loved one may have. On top of that their assistance is no cost!

When Is It Time to Consider Assisted Living?

If you are asking this question, chances are good that it’s time you find out more about senior living. Here are some other signs that assisted living may be ideal for both your family member and your family:

  • You are worried for your loved one’s safety.
  • You are concerned they aren’t eating correctly.
  • You feel concerned about them going out of the house alone.
  • You see they are spending much less time with family and friends.
  • You receive a telephone call or email from a friend who is concerned about them.
  • You discover that your loved one may have problems remembering people’s names or using a familiar technology like their cellular phone or TV remote control.

If these or various other signs are bothering you, do something. Get in touch with A Place for Mom and talk to a Senior Living Advisor today. They can reply to your questions and help you find out next steps. On top of that, their resources is cost-free!

Assisted Living Inspections and Ratings

Florida provides families with exceptional 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 system is among the most transparent in the nation. To find the information of an assisted living facility in the greater Deerfield Beach area, go to the FloridaHealthFinder.gov site and search by facility type to find inspection reports, licensure data, fees and actions assessed against the service, option of nursing staff, an emergency power plan summary and more.

The state of Florida requires that all new assisted living residents have a medical exam within 4 weeks of move-in to determine an personalized care plan. The state also requires a baseline number of weekly staff member hours determined by the number of people who reside in a community to make sure care plans will be accommodated.

10 Things to Look For When Touring an Assisted Living Facility

The easiest method to find out if an assisted living facility is right for your family member is to tour one -- or even better, four or five of them! Here are some points to observe when you tour:

  1. Does the personnel 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 request transportation if they need it?
  5. Are the staff professional and respectful?
  6. Are there specific visiting times or are guests welcome anytime?
  7. Will each resident have a care plan in place?
  8. What happens if a resident’s needs change?
  9. Is there a crisis 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 to search for while visiting an assisted living community, see our Planning and Advice webpages.

How Much Does Assisted Living Cost in Deerfield Beach, Florida?

Based on the A Place for Mom Senior Living Cost Index, assisted living in the city of Deerfield Beach, Florida ranges from $1500 to $11010 monthly. The Senior Living Cost Index is based on what A Place for Mom clients paid after they moved into senior living. It is the only price database of its kind. By providing this information, families can learn how much they might save in different parts of a specific metro area or even a neighboring state.

Ready to find out more? Go to our Senior Living Cost Index page to discover what price ranges are in your town.

How to Pay for Senior Living In Deerfield Beach, Florida

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

  • Personal income or savings. If a senior will not have ample funds saved to cover long-term care, it’s common for households to pool money to make up the difference.
  • Home equity. Many times, seniors sell their homes to fund senior living. Occasionally, a bridge loan may be available to help cover the price of moving while the house is prepared for sale.
  • Long-term care insurance. This particular kind of insurance is made to cover senior care expenses. Some policies may cover additional expenses which can be incurred while in 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 support. Because benefits go unused, it’s worth it to check to see if your family member or their partner might meet the criteria. For more information, go to va.gov or see our Guidebook 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 based on the type of policy you have. Consult a life insurance or financial advisor to understand about if this option might work for your circumstances.

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

Understanding Assisted Living Costs

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

  • Type of residence
  • Size of house (studio, one- or two-bedroom house)
  • Types of providers needed
  • Geographical location
  • Located area of the community
  • Level of luxury

Assisted living facilities often charge a set rate that covers many basic services, with extra costs added on for particular services. Additional communities will charge a fee for each individual service, referred to as a la carte payment, so that residents only pay for the support they use. Typically, the monthly base fee includes only rent and meals, with care billed separately. Entrance fees and deposits are also frequently expected. Fees and rates can vary by facility, therefore it’s beneficial to ask communities you are investigating about their costs and services.

For more details about assisted living costs and charge structures, call a Senior Living Advisor at A Place for Mom.

About Senior Living in Deerfield Beach, Florida

With its low tax rates and tropical weather, the state of Florida is among probably the most sought after areas in the United States for seniors. The Area Agency on Aging for Florida offers an abundance of resources for seniors and their families. Get in touch with A Place for Mom to find out more about the more than 50 assisted living communities in Deerfield Beach, Florida.

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