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Senior housing types near Destin, FL

  • Brookdale Destin

    Brookdale Destin

    2400 Crystal Cove Lane, Destin, FL 32541
    (18)
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    If you’re ready to enjoy life and leave the housekeeping, laundry and daily chores to someone else, then our community on Florida’s Emerald Coast, in Destin, is ready and waiting for you. We offer assisted living and Alzheimer’s and dementia care while providing abundant services, conveniences and...

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  • Brookdale Bluewater Bay

    Brookdale Bluewater Bay

    1551 Merchants Way, Niceville, FL 32578
    (6)
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    Our assisted living community, located in Niceville, Fla., a short distance from the white sandy beaches of Destin, offers an engaging social life that will pull you away from the TV and into happy hour socials, card and board games, fitness classes, art and other creative projects, lively meals,...

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  • Belvedere Commons of Fort Walton Beach

    Belvedere Commons of Fort Walton Beach

    2000 Principal Lane, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
    (15)
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    Belvedere Commons of Fort Walton Beach is an elegant assisted living and memory care community in southern Okaloosa County, Florida. Uniquely placed in a beautiful residential setting near the Emerald Coast along the northern Gulf of Mexico, Belvedere Commons is a warm, vibrant and supportive place...

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  • Meridian at Westwood

    Meridian at Westwood

    1001 Mar Walt Drive, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
    (54)
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    Meridian at Westwood provides a full range of choices for today's seniors. Choosing a senior living community represents a lifestyle choice and we understand that our residents are choosing much more than a comfortable living environment to call home. In choosing this community, our residents have...

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  • Brookdale Fort Walton Beach

    Brookdale Fort Walton Beach

    233 Carmel Drive, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
    (4)
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    When you’re ready to enjoy your well-deserved retirement and leave the laundry, housekeeping and daily chores to someone else, our community in Fort Walton Beach, on Florida’s magnificent Emerald Coast, is waiting for you. We offer assisted living and Alzheimer’s and dementia care while providing...

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  • Superior Residences of Niceville

    Superior Residences of Niceville

    2300 Partin Drive North, Niceville, FL 32578
    (6)
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    Located in the heart of Niceville, Superior Residences has been specifically designed and built for memory care and residents with Alzheimer's. Superior strives to create a special residence that embraces the importance of warmth, acceptance and care. Caring for the special needs of individuals...

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  • Somerby of Santa Rosa Beach

    Somerby of Santa Rosa Beach

    164 West Hewett Road, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
    (8)
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    Located in the picturesque city of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, the luxurious Somerby Santa Rosa Beach senior living community is just minutes from the ocean, tucked behind a lush tree lined drive. Somerby Santa Rosa Beach offers assisted living and memory care living and care options. This community...

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  • The Beacon at Gulf Breeze

    The Beacon at Gulf Breeze

    4410 Gulf Breeze Pkwy, Gulf Breeze, FL 32563
    (16)
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    The Beacon at Gulf Breeze is a superior Retirement, Assisted Living and Memory Care Community, providing our residents access to programs that promote well-being, security, longevity, family and self-worth. Our community has 70 apartments for individuals seeking an active, but simpler lifestyle. The...

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  • The Arbors of Gulf Breeze

    The Arbors of Gulf Breeze

    50 Joachim Drive, Gulf Breeze, FL 32561
    (1)
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    The Arbors of Gulf Breeze offers the finest senior living experience for those needing independent living, assisted living or memory care services. Come see how our caring team can provide a wonderful home environment for you or your loved one

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  • Forsyth House

    Forsyth House

    5887 Berryhill Rd, Milton, FL 32570
    (5)
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    Forsyth House is a 39 apartment Assisted Living in the heart of Milton Florida. Conveniently located close to military base and within 30 minutes of the beautiful emerald coast. Forsyth House offers a cozy feel with a family-like environment. Never worry about cooking with all meals provided daily...

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  • Elmcroft of Pensacola

    Elmcroft of Pensacola

    2310 Abbie Ln, Pensacola, FL 32514
    (7)
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    We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can to help those who are in need of our services now and always. We are now offering Virtual Tours of our communities via Skype, Zoom and Google Duo. If you’re...

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  • The Waterford at Carpenter's Creek

    The Waterford at Carpenter's Creek

    5918 N Davis Hwy, Pensacola, FL 32503
    (24)
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    The Waterford at Carpenter's Creek offers Assisted Living services in the picturesque Panhandle city of Pensacola. Our senior living community has been serving residents and families in the area for almost 30 years. We offer a warm, friendly, supportive environment for residents and we're staffed 24...

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  • Brookdale Pensacola

    Brookdale Pensacola

    8700 University Parkway, Pensacola, FL 32514
    (25)
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    Your Next Great Adventure Just a short drive from local amenities like West Florida Hospital and the always pleasant gulf of Mexico, you will find a warm and cheerful assisted living community full of men and women who inspire you to pursue your golden years with enthusiasm. From the moment you...

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  • Grandview Retirement Center

    Grandview Retirement Center

    1706 E Olive Rd, Pensacola, FL 32514
    (3)
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    Renowned for our convenient location, excellence in food, first-class staff, affordability and signature activities; Grandview Retirement Center is Pensacola’s most recommended senior community. We offer your loved one an opportunity to enjoy living a comfortable daily routine by providing an...

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  • FL Memory Lane

    FL Memory Lane

    108 Louisiana Dr., Pensacola, FL 32505
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    FL Memory Lane enriches your life with the very best in assisted living services within a caring community. Our small number of residents makes it possible for us to provide a wide range of individualized services working to enhance every resident’s quality of life. We offer a warm, supportive,...

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  • Charter Senior Living of Panama City Beach

    Charter Senior Living of Panama City Beach

    6012 Magnolia Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32408
    (8)
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    Charter Senior Living of Panama City Beach is an independent, assisted living and memory care community. Whether it is the independent living villas; the roomy assisted living apartments; or the specialized Legacy memory care neighborhood, Charter Senior Living of Panama City Beach provides a sense...

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  • Brookdale Panama City

    Brookdale Panama City

    2575 Harrison Avenue, Panama City, FL 32405
    (14)
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    Find Your Perfect Senior Living Lifestyle Remember that retirement lifestyle you used to dream about? It’s not too late to find it, and we have just the place to do it. At our premier assisted living community, seniors trade cares and stress that comes from homeownership for a relaxed lifestyle...

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  • Country Place Senior Living of Brewton

    Country Place Senior Living of Brewton

    905 Belleville Avenue, Brewton, AL 36426
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    Country Place Senior Living of Brewton is an assisted living community located in Brewton, AL. Brewton, a small town located just north of the Florida Panhandle, offers seasonal events, recreational facilities and a vibrant downtown with an abundance of shopping venues. Its residents take part in...

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  • Country Place Senior Living of Foley

    Country Place Senior Living of Foley

    615 E Laurel Avenue, Foley, AL 36536
    (1)
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    Country Place Senior Living is more than an assisted living residence, it's a place where true friendships are made, lives are shared and care warms the heart. Our uniquely intimate setting of 24 suites limits the number of residents, thereby fostering a feeling of 'family' and belonging. When you...

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  • Live Oak Village Independent & Assisted Living

    Live Oak Village Independent & Assisted Living

    2300 N Cedar St, Foley, AL 36535
    (11)
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    As you enter the Liveoak Village campus, you'll pass our majestic namesake Live Oak trees and our tranquil ponds--complete with our resident ducks and geese.  Liveoak Village offers both independent and assisted living for those who want an attractive, enjoyable and secure lifestyle.  At...

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  • The Summit Assisted Living

    The Summit Assisted Living

    140 McRae Street, Atmore, AL 36502
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    The Summit is a comfortable assisted living community located in the historic town of Atmore, Alabama. Our friendly, small town community is located just north of the Florida state line and boasts historic buildings nestled between rivers and woodlands. Atmore is a charming, southern place to live...

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  • The Blake at Malbis

    The Blake at Malbis

    11626 US Hwy 90, Daphne, AL 36526
    (17)
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    The Blake at Malbis is an assisted living community located in in the beautiful city of Daphne, Baldwin County, Alabama. With dedicated staff who are committed to providing you with the best quality of care, The Blake at Malbis is the perfect choice for your new home. Daphne is a vibrant city with...

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  • The Brennity at Daphne Assisted Living & Memory Care

    The Brennity at Daphne Assisted Living & Memory Care

    27440 County Rd, Daphne, AL 36526
    (20)
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    Celebrated for its modernized brand of senior livng, the Brennity at Daphne is dedicated to ensuring the very best for our residents' golden years. Located in the picturesque beach town of Daphne, our sprawling grounds offer lake views and a tranquil new environment to call home. The Brennity offers...

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  • Baldwin House

    Baldwin House

    10171 Papa George St, Daphne, AL 36526
    (4)
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    The Baldwin House is a family owned and operated assisted living community along the Eastern Shore. With more than 50 combined years of senior living experience, the Baldwin House was established in 2010. The Baldwin House pours their energy into the community every day. Each resident receives the...

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  • The Brennity at Fairhope Senior Living

    The Brennity at Fairhope Senior Living

    50 Spring Run Rd, Fairhope, AL 36532
    (12)
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    The Brennity at Fairhope Assisted Living is located in a residential environment with care close at hand. We are just minutes away from award-winning Thomas Hospital, as well as several primary care physicians and specialists. The Brennity at Fairhope Assisted Living offers 24-hour support and...

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  • Country Place Senior Living of Fairhope

    Country Place Senior Living of Fairhope

    8127 Gayfer Road Extension, Fairhope, AL 36532
    (4)
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    Country Place Senior Living is more than an assisted living residence, it's a place where true friendships are made, lives are shared and care warms the heart. Our uniquely intimate setting of 24 suites limits the number of residents, thereby fostering a feeling of 'family' and belonging. When you...

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  • Gardens of Daphne

    Gardens of Daphne

    1307 Daphne Ave, Daphne, AL 36526
    (30)
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    Friendly, southern and oh so charming, the Gardens of Daphne Assisted Living offers the personal attention and home-like environment your loved one deserves. From the rockers on the shady front porch to the spacious family-style dining room to the comfortable central common-area, our senior...

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  • The Terrace at Grove Park

    The Terrace at Grove Park

    101 Tulip Lane, Dothan, AL 36305
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    The Terrace at Grove Park Located in the charming city of Dothan, Houston County, Alabama, The Terrace at Grove Park is an assisted living community where you can feel safe and cared in a dignified environment. Known as 'The Peanut Capital of the World', Dothan is an active city, with many...

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  • Crowne Place

    Crowne Place

    3720 Dauphin St., Mobile, AL 36608
    (1)
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    Crowne Place is an assisted living community located in the prestigious Spring Hill area of Mobile, Alabama. There are several beautifully appointed living rooms that include tables for playing games or hosting bridge clubs. Three meals a day with choice of entrees are served in the elegant dining...

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  • Carrington Place

    300 Baker Road, Satsuma, AL 36572
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    Carrington Place is an assisted living community located in Satsuma, Mobile County, Alabama. If you are looking for a new residence where you will feel comfortable and secure, then Carrington Place is the community for you. Named after the Satsuma orange, Satsuma is a beautiful city filled with...

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  • Summer Vista

    3450 Wimbledon Drive, Pensacola, FL 32504
    (4)
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  • Superior Residences of Panama City Beach

    Superior Residences of Panama City Beach

    95 Grand Heron Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32407
    (9)
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  • Bayport of Fort Walton Beach (Opening Early 2021)

    243 Hollywood Blvd. NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
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  • Navarre Gardens North

    2640 Hwy 87 S, Navarre, FL 32566
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  • Navarre Gardens

    7254 Navarre Parkway, Navarre, FL 32566
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  • Noble Senior Living at Pensacola

    4916 Mobile Hwy, Pensacola, FL 32506
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  • Laurelwood ALF

    1851 W Ten Mile Rd, Cantonment, FL 32533
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  • Sabal House

    150 Crossville St, Cantonment, FL 32533
    (3)
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  • Seagrass Village of Gulf Shores (Opening Fall 2020)

    21298 Cotton Creek Drive, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
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  • Dauphin Way Assisted Living Facility

    3085 Dauphin Square Connector, Mobile, AL 36607
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Destin, Florida

Assisted Living

Assisted living communities have the luxury of apartment style housing and social interaction as well as personalized help. Services provided often include assistance with the activities of daily life. Occupants may be kept under observation and evaluation. In select instances, communities may provide skilled nursing, "aging in place", or respite. In Florida, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around 42,000. Florida has a number of stipulations related to this kind of community. The Bureau of Health community Regulation licenses this community type. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include nursing services, assistance with self-administration of medications, personal care services, and assistance with activities of daily living . Staff must obtain education in a variety of subjects. These include: 12 hours of continuing education every 2 years on topics related to assisted living, infection control, providing assistance with activities of daily living, and community sanitation procedures. The minimum number of residents for this community type is 1. There must be one bath or shower for every 1 residents and one toilet for every 1 residents. This type of community is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to assure their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as communities must document such assessment, community must document any substantial changes in a resident's status which may necessitate relocation to a more specialized community , monthly nursing assessment of resident as ordered by physician , and medical examination report. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include reading the label, licensed nursing staff may administer medications, and opening the container and removing a prescribed amount of medication. Public assistance is available through 1915(b)(c) MLTC program. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include meals must be adapted to residents' food habits, the community must provide a variety of regular meals that meet the nutritional needs of residents, the community must provide therapeutic diets as ordered by the resident's health care provider for residents who require special diets, and meals must be adapted to residents preferences.

Demographics and Values

Based on gender, 50.6% are female and 49.4% are male. The median age of Destin is 40 years old. In Destin, 15.0% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. The total population of Destin consists of 13,765 people. Destin has a population density of 691 people per square mile. In terms of education, 42.7% have a college degree, 14.1% have a graduate degree, and 20.7% have a high-school diploma. Out of the total population of Destin, 7.1% live in poverty, 4.1% are widows, 18.2% do not have health insurance, and 70.5% participate in the labor force. Racially, the population of Destin is 86.1% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 2.3% black, 1.8% mixed race, 0.9% Native American, 10.2% Hispanic, 2.0% Asian, and 6.9% other or not specified.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living can be the motivating factor in deciding what destination works best. Destin has a median home value of $286,576 and the median cost of rent is $1,369 per month. The rent burden for Destin is about 19.8% of the average monthly income.

State Information

An overview of Florida

The state of Florida has a cost of living index of 98.9 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 104.0 and a housing index rating of 95.4. Residents of Florida enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 21st in the United States. In total, Florida has 218 general hospitals and 108 health centers that provide care for 21,626,797 citizens. St. Joseph s Hospital, Sarasota Memorial Hospital, and Jupiter Medical Center are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Overall, Florida ranks 13th out of all states in quality of life and 29th in healthcare.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of religious values, 35% of Florida's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 15,611 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-3%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-24%, Mainline Protestant-14%, and Historically Black Protestant-8%. In Florida there are 290 masonic lodges. In terms of diversity, Florida ranks 8th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In the most recent presidential election, 49% of Florida residents voted Republican and 48% voted Democrat. The median age in the state is 42, and 34% of the population is over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

During the summer, the average temperature in Florida is around 82F. The average high summer temperature is around 95F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 66F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Florida drops to around 60F. The average high winter temperature is around 79F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 36F in the month of January. Florida experiences an average humidity rating of about 75%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of September at around 78%. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of June at around 11.50 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Florida is around 4.54 inches. On average, Florida has an air quality index rating of around 37.0 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of April with a rating of 47.9 AQI. While residents of Florida mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Florida can include hurricanes and floods.

Wildlife to be found in Florida

The state of Florida has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Saw Palmetto, Blackjack, Sand Pines, and Orchid. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the American Crocodile, the Herons, the Pelicans, or the Mockingbird. The state animal of Florida is the Florida Panther.