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Charter Senior Living of Gainesville

1001 Southwest 62nd Boulevard, Gainesville, FL 32607

4.1
(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Full Days, Full HeartsLife is lived to the fullest here. In fact, each day brings a brand new list of activities that add to life’s richness in some way, with dementia-friendly activities chosen for our memory care residents. Each day also brings time spent with a community of seniors who are...

The Windsor of Gainesville

3605 NW 83rd St, Gainesville, FL 32606

3.9
(18 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Windsor of Gainesville is an assisted living community located in Gainesville, Florida. We are committed to providing residents with the care and support they need, including memory care. Gainesville is a vibrant city with much to offer to both residents and guests.At The Windsor of...

Hunters Crossing Place - AL

4601 NW 53rd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32653

4.5
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Hunters Crossing Place - Assisted Living provides exceptional assisted living services in Gainesville, Florida. Gainesville has been ranked as the #1 place to live in North America and one of the 'best places to live and play.' Home to the University of Florida, Gainesville is more than a college...

Hunters Crossing Place - MC

4607 NW 53rd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32606

4.6
(5 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Hunters Crossing Place - Memory Care is an exceptional Alzheimer's and dementia care community in Gainesville, Florida. Gainesville is home to the University of Florida but is so much more than just another college town. Gainesville has been ranked as the #1 place to live in North America as well...

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HarborChase of Gainesville, an ECC licensed Community

1415 Fort Clarke Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606

3.4
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

At HarborChase of Gainesville, you will embrace new friendships and an engaging lifestyle that allows you the freedom to do the things you love to do. Featuring a variety of helpful services, HarborChase offers delicious restaurant-style dining, thoughtful amenities and a wealth of activities...

Pacifica Senior Living Ocala

11311 SW 95th Circle, Ocala, FL 34481

4.8
(155 reviews)

Studio, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Pacifica Senior Living Ocala is a quaint community nestled amongst the quiet of oaks of Ocala. We are near two hospitals, select rehabs, and only minutes away from On Top of the World. Our community is also within walking distance to shopping, popular restaurants, financial institutions, and...

Brookdale Paddock Hills

1601 Southeast 24th Road, Ocala, FL 34471

4.2
(65 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

A Community That Feels Like Home Sweet HomeChoosing a senior living community means trading the worries and stress that often come from life at home for the safety and security that comes from living in a place built specifically for you. It also means trading the isolation that often comes from...

Brookdale Canopy Oaks

9070 Southwest 80th Avenue, Ocala, FL 34481

3.7
(71 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Quiet Senior Living, Full of LifeYour senior years should be full of life, not full of chores like cooking and cleaning. Your days should be spent doing interesting things with interesting people. That’s what you’ll find at this premier assisted living and memory care community in picturesque...

Brookdale Chambrel Pinecastle

1801 Southeast 24th Road, Ocala, FL 34471

4.3
(56 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Here you can do more of what you love.With independent living, assisted living or memory care all on one campus, our community has care options to meet your changing needs. Here you’ll have the worry-free lifestyle you want, plus care if you need it.Maybe it’s time to let someone else do the...

Brentwood at Fore Ranch

4511 SW 48th Avenue, Ocala, FL 34474

3.6
(37 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

A NEW STANDARD OF EXCELLENCE Brentwood at Fore Ranch is the new standard of excellence in providing care to seniors in need of assistance or those living with Diabetes or Alzheimers. While most communities focus on what you need, here at Brentwood, we focus on both what you want and need to live...

The Windsor of Ocala

2650 SE 18th Ave, Ocala, FL 34471

4.8
(13 reviews)

1 Bed, Studio

The Windsor of Ocala is a licensed assisted living and memory care residence committed to providing quality services in a caring, comfortable environment. We offer professional, personalized services designed to enhance the quality of life for those we serve. We have been serving the needs of...

Seagrass Village of Fleming Island

1949 E West Pkwy, Fleming Island, FL 32003

4.9
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Seagrass Village, residents are enveloped in a caring, protected environment that offers an exceptional array of therapy-driven activities, healthful dining to satisfy the toughest of palates, and spacious common areas for engaging friends and welcoming family. At Seagrass Village, your loved...

Hampton Manor at Deerwood

1810 SE 16th Ave, Ocala, FL 34471

3.9
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Hampton Manor at Deerwood is an assisted living community in southeast Ocala. This exquisite building boasts 34,000 square feet, containing 43 elegant apartments. The property features plantation-style architecture, as well as beautifully appointed rooms and common areas, creating a warm, yet...

Hampton Manor Belleview

10590 SE 62nd Ave Rd, Belleview, FL 34420

3.5
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Hampton Manor Belleview is an assisted living community with 42 beautiful apartments located in Belleview. Residents enjoy many outings and onsite activities to enhance their active lifestyle. The community features comfortable accommodations and cozy well-decorated common areas as well as...

Palagio for Seniors at Orange Park

1525 Kingsley Ave, Orange Park, FL 32073

4.8
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Home is Where Our Story BeginsPalagio (Pa-la-gee-oh) provides incomparable experiences every day for you through our outstanding service, programs and resort-style amenities with all of the comforts of home. Watch a movie. Walk the beautiful grounds. Take a cooking class. Try Wii bowling. ...

Hampton Manor at 24th Road

1500 SE 24th Rd, Ocala, FL 34471

3.0
(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Hampton Manor at 24th Road is a beautiful community with 42 apartments located in southeast Ocala. The property offers extraordinary care in a cozy homelike atmosphere. Hampton Manor at 24th Road is fully licensed for extended congregate care, which provides extended nursing services not...

The Bridge at Ocala

2800 SW 41st St, Ocala, FL 34474

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Bridge at Ocala, Florida, offers an abundant lifestyle for seniors looking for a dynamic assisted living community to call home.Professional and caring associates provide a full range of services and amenities including personalized care plans tailored to each resident’s needs, nutritious...

Silver Treasures Assisted Living at Orange Park - Boutique Style Assisted Living

2067 Professional Center Drive, Orange Park, FL 32073

4.2
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Silver Treasures at Orange Park is a brand-new Assisted Living Community located in Orange Park, Florida. Our community accomodates 16 residents, which allows the bond between the staff and residents to become much closer. We have the resemblance of a luxurious boutique style hotel, where we...

Vintage Care Senior Housing

203 S Moody Rd, Palatka, FL 32177

(0 review)

Studio, Semi-Private

Vintage Care is a lovely, intimate residence with 56 rooms, 14 of which are memory care. We are very much a family in our cozy community across from the local college. We offer restaurant style dining, are pet-friendly and keep our residents active with daily activities. Each resident receives...

Adviniacare of Paddock Ridge at Ocala

4001 SW 33rd Ct, Ocala, FL 34474

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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Cost of assisted living in Gainesville, FL

Assisted living costs differ by location and facility, as many communities offer different levels of care, amenities, and activities. Prices also vary based on how much — or how little — assistance a senior needs.

Monthly average assisted living cost comparisons
  • $4,202
    National
  • $3,895
    State
  • $3,826
    Gainesville, FL
  • $4,159
    Orange Park, FL
  • $3,150
    Lake City, FL
Your actual costs may be higher or lower than the average.
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Discover the many ways to pay for senior living

Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

What is assisted living?

Assisted living is long-term care for seniors who are generally active and independent, but who require increased supervision and help with some daily tasks. Staff can assist residents with activities of daily living like dressing, bathing, and medication management. Assisted living is also a good option for seniors seeking more socialization. Services and amenities in assisted living facilities often include:

  • Housekeeping
  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Help with personal care
  • Laundry
  • Social activities and outings
  • 24-hour emergency response
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Learn More About Assisted Living in Gainesville, FL

No matter your interests, Gainesville offers a fun-filled retirement. Within city limits, residents have access to all the conveniences and attractions of a modern, metropolitan area along with its historic downtown area. Unique shopping and dining are widely available, and anyone looking to get out into nature has city and state parks within a short driving distance.

In Gainesville, assisted living communities provide personal care services in settings typically ranging from private apartments to shared rooms, often with restaurant-style dining and activities based on residents’ interests. Designed to promote independence among seniors who don’t require 24-hour skilled nursing care, assisted living is a good option for retirees who need help with some daily tasks and would like to live a socially fulfilling, active lifestyle.

Cost of Assisted Living in Gainesville, FL

The median monthly cost of assisted living is about $4,500 in Gainesville and $4,600 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of assisted living in the state of Florida is around $3,700.

Learn More About Gainesville, FL

Cost of Living

The total household expenses associated with living in Gainesville are rated 30 points below the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are also rated below the average, indicating that Gainesville is an affordable retirement destination.

Index Scores

All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates that the cost is twice as expensive as the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half as expensive.

Household Expenses Health Care Insurance Entertainment Grocery Clothing
70 59 63 67 75 72

Income and Housing

Median income age 45-64 Median income age 65+ Median household income Average individual income Median employee salary Average property tax One-bedroom apartment gross rent estimate
$49,240 per year $44,813 per year $36,766 per year $22,532 per year $39,458 per year $2,310 per year $717 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Gainesville include:

UF Health Shands Florida

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 1,000+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, joint replacement

North Florida Regional Medical Center

  • Facility type: corporate, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 410+
  • Specialties: emergency department, spine surgery, physical therapy

Weather and Climate

Gainesville’s climate is classified as humid subtropical, which means frequent temperature fluctuation, mild winters, and hot, humid summers with regular thunderstorms. The average humidity level is 73%, and humidity levels are often highest during August at about 77%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January Average January Maximum January Minimum
56°F 67°F 44°F

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
81°F 91°F 72°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 112

This index is based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the presence of air pollutants than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates half the presence.

Precipitation

  • Average Annual Precipitation: 49″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median age Percent of population over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
28 10.2% 132,731 2,152 per square mile 2.2

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan Native Asian Black Hispanic or Latino Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Two or More Races White (not Hispanic or Latino)
0.4% 7.2% 21.4% 11.0% 0.1% 4.0% 56.9%

These figures were taken from the most recent U.S. Census.

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the 2019 Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

  • Non-discrimination laws in Gainesville: 30/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 94/100

2016 Presidential Election Results for Alachua County

Democratic Republican Other
59.0% 36.4% 4.7%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Some of the most popular museums and historic sites in Gainesville include:

  • Harn Museum of Art
  • Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Cade Museum of Creativity and Invention
  • Historic Haile Homestead
  • Matheson History Museum

Outdoor attractions in Gainesville:

  • Tom Petty Park
  • 29th Road Nature Park
  • Cofrin Nature Park
  • Newnans Lake State Forest
  • Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park
  • Kanapaha Botanical Gardens
  • Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo

Gainesville’s top entertainment destinations and shopping districts are:

  • Regal Butler Town Center
  • Regal Royal Park
  • Florida Theater
  • Downtown Festival and Art Show
  • Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
  • The Oaks Mall
  • Celebration Pointe
  • Thornebrook Village Shopping Center

Transportation

Gainesville Regional Transit System operates throughout Gainesville on fixed bus routes and offers ADA-compliant services to eligible residents. In recent years, Gainesville has become known as the most bicycle-friendly city inFlorida and serves cyclists as a viable option for city-wide transportation. Taxis and ridesharing services, like Uber and Lyft, are also available in Gainesville.

Frequently asked questions about Assisted Living facilities in Florida

Adviniacare of Paddock Ridge at Ocala, The Bridge at Ocala and The Canopy of Harper Lake are the top rated assisted living facilities near Gainesville, Florida. See full list of communities.

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