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Senior housing types near Northport, FL

  • The Springs at South Biscayne

    The Springs at South Biscayne

    6235 Hoffman St, North Port, FL 34287
    (21)
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    Welcome to The Springs At South Biscayne Set within a picturesque Gulf Coast Florida landscape studded with palm trees, The Springs At South Biscayne offers one-of-a-kind Assisted Living, Memory Care, and short-term Respite Care in North Port, Florida. Generously sized private studio, one, and two...

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  • Village Place

    18400 Cochran Boulevard, Port Charlotte, FL 33948
    (38)
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    Port Charlotte, FL was ranked among the top ten best places to retire in 2012 by U.S. News & World Report and is home to the Village Place Retirement community. Village Place provides seniors with assisted living and memory care services and aims to support residents in their everyday life. With...

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  • Brookdale Port Charlotte

    Brookdale Port Charlotte

    18440 Cochran Boulevard, Port Charlotte, FL 33948
    (73)
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    Exceptional Senior Living If you’re ready to trade up from a humdrum senior life, or ready to switch out chores and home maintenance for a full social schedule and a nearly endless list of activities, then Brookdale Port Charlotte is just the place.  We are an assisted living community located in...

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  • Royal Palm

    Royal Palm

    2500 Aaron Street, Port Charlotte, FL 33952
    (32)
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    Welcome to Royal Palm Retirement Centre! We offer seniors a broad range of retirement lifestyles to choose from, including varying levels of care. Simply put, Royal Palm provides seniors what they need, when they need it. Our Royal Palm community is located in Port Charlotte, Florida, which U.S....

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  • The Windsor of Venice

    The Windsor of Venice

    1600 Center Rd, Venice, FL 34292
    (18)
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    The Windsor of Venice 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...

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  • Grand Villa of Englewood

    Grand Villa of Englewood

    925 South River Road, Englewood, FL 34223
    (39)
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    Welcome to the new Grand Villa of Englewood, our lovely assisted living community in quaint Englewood, Florida, located minutes from the Gulf of Mexico. Grand Villa is a resort style community with fabulous features and amenities, designed to help our residents enjoy life to the fullest! The...

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  • South Port Square

    South Port Square

    23023 Westchester Boulevard, Port Charlotte, FL 33980
    (23)
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    Upsize your possibilities and experiment with new hobbies, re-ignite your sense of purpose and enjoy new experiences and connections with interesting new friends. At our continuing care retirement community (CCRC), you’ll have independent living, assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing all...

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  • Sunset Lake Village

    1121 Jacaranda Boulevard, Venice, FL 34292
    (33)
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    Situated on Florida's southwestern coast, Venice has been aptly referred to as 'Paradise on the Gulf.' This vibrant city boasts a number of popular attractions including a quaint downtown with dining and shopping, a 700-foot-long fishing pier, and an award-winning, newly restored beach. Found among...

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  • Inglenook Assisted Living

    Inglenook Assisted Living

    280 Pine St, Englewood, FL 34223
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    Our Home is Your Home Inglenook was designed as a large family style home with 5 separate seating areas to provide privacy or socialization as desired. Inglenook has been privately owned by a registered nurse for the past 31 years. Our staff is experienced and most have been working at the facility...

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  • Chelsea Place Assisted Living Facility

    Chelsea Place Assisted Living Facility

    315 Addison Dr, Port Charlotte, FL 33980
    (28)
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    Chelsea Place Retirement and Assisted Living is a Key West inspired assisted living community located on the beautiful Charlotte Harbor in Port Charlotte, Florida. We offer an immense array of activities and services in a resort style setting, which is as relaxing as a day at the beach. We take...

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  • Elmcroft of Bella Vita

    Elmcroft of Bella Vita

    1420 East Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34292
    (17)
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    Your New Resident Fee is ONLY $500 when you lease in September! SAVE $1,500 with this limited-time offer.*See our Sales Director for details. 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...

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  • Aston Gardens at Pelican Pointe

    Aston Gardens at Pelican Pointe

    1000 Aston Gardens Drive , Venice, FL 34292
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    All Aston Gardens communities are ideally located in residential settings surrounded by lakes, gardens or golf courses. Lush landscaping, beautiful walking paths and gazebos are trademarks of an Aston Gardens community. A dedicated administrative staff, a first class concierge and a Director of...

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  • Alder Terrace Care Center

    Alder Terrace Care Center

    26563 Sandhill Blvd, Punta Gorda, FL 33983
    (6)
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    Alder Terrace Adult Care Center offers around the clock care for seniors seeking to maintain their independence, but who still require a little help with the necessities of life. Our mission is to provide residents with a home-like atmosphere that brings a sense of belonging, community, and purpose....

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  • HarborChase of Venice

    HarborChase of Venice

    950 Pinebrook Road, Venice, FL 34285
    (23)
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    Celebrate all your Senior Living options at HarborChase of Venice, Assisted Living suites with all the services you desire! Delicious meals, life style choices to be as active as you desire, wonderful care services designed for your individual needs. 24 hour care there for when you need it! Our...

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  • Heritage Oaks

    Heritage Oaks

    7374 San Casa Dr, Englewood, FL 34224
    (5)
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    CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE... EVERY DAY Our community offers a rich array of amenities and engaging social activities in a spectacular setting. On a typical day, our residents can be found getting a trim at the on-site beauty salon and barber shop, strolling through the gorgeous community gardens,...

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  • Brookdale Punta Gorda Isles

    Brookdale Punta Gorda Isles

    250 Bal Harbor Boulevard, Punta Gorda, FL 33950
    (10)
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    Putting More Life Into Senior Living If you think moving to a senior living community is like joining a nursing home, think again. Our residents enjoy happy hours, sundae socials, weekly card games, fitness groups each morning, and movie nights. They explore creative pursuits, and discover old and...

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  • Brookdale Rotonda

    Brookdale Rotonda

    550 Rotonda Boulevard West, Rotonda West, FL 33947
    (11)
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    Our assisted living community offers a carefree lifestyle in sunny Rotonda West, Fla., where our residents live as independently as possible in the privacy of their own apartment. And because we provide assistance 24/7, you can exchange the fear of living alone for the security and comfort of having...

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  • A Banyan Residence

    A Banyan Residence

    100 Base Ave E, Venice, FL 34285
    (2)
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    Who Are We? A Banyan Residence Assisted Living and Memory Care is a community that is uniquely different from any other. Our concept is to stimulate the residents with our multi-sensory environment. The blending of sights, sounds, textures and aromas from our beautiful amenities such as water...

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  • Venice Center for Independent & Assisted Living

    Venice Center for Independent & Assisted Living

    200 Nassau St N, Venice, FL 34285
    (8)
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    We offer a home like setting and cheerful smiles from our professional staff who greet you everyday. Our caring staff offers the assistance you need while respecting your independence. Our peaceful setting, restaurant style dining experience, activities and beautiful setting combine to create a...

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  • Brookdale Palmer Ranch

    Brookdale Palmer Ranch

    5111 Palmer Ranch Parkway, Sarasota, FL 34238
    (10)
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    When you’re here, you’re home. Are you ready to redefine your independence with the care you need and the lifestyle you want? Our community is a Continuing Care Retirement Community or CCRC, which means you’ll have the lifestyle you want, plus care if you need it with Assisted Living, memory care...

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  • Heron Club at Prestancia

    Heron Club at Prestancia

    3749 Sarasota Square Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34238
    (13)
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    Across from the old theater at Sarasota Square Mall, at Prestancia at Palmer Ranch, sits a beautiful community where you can enjoy the feel of luxury living while receiving the benefits that assisted living has to offer. Artful Dining, Zestful Activities and Heartful Care are some of the programs...

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  • HarborChase of Sarasota

    HarborChase of Sarasota

    5311 Proctor Road, Sarasota, FL 34233
    (15)
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    HarborChase is an assisted living and memory care community located in sunny Sarasota, Sarasota County, Florida. The first thing that residents and visitors notice about this community is the beautifully landscaped grounds and pleasant architecture. HarborChase is in an established residential area...

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  • Savannah Grand of Sarasota

    Savannah Grand of Sarasota

    7130 Beneva Rd, Sarasota, FL 34238
    (30)
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    Savannah Grand, offering gracious retirement assisted living is located in prestigious South Sarasota, Florida. The assisted living community in Sarasota is adjacent to the Beneva Road main entrance of the impressive Palmer Ranch residential community. It is an elegant yet affordable assisted living...

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  • Angels Senior Living at Sarasota

    Angels Senior Living at Sarasota

    5750 S Honore Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34233
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    Quality of Life is a priority at Angels Senior Living It’s priceless to give your loved one a nurturing and loving home environment when they are no longer able to live independently in their own home. We deeply understand the transition stage that seniors and families go through and we know it can...

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  • Heron East

    Heron East

    2290 Cattlemen Rd, Sarasota, FL 34232
    (16)
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    Heron East Assisted Living has been providing a warm, lively community setting and outstanding care for Sarasota seniors since 1999. Our dedicated and experienced staff reflects a stable team with many years tenure, offering more than 60 years of experience in elder care. The City of Sarasota rests...

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  • Brookdale Colonial Park

    Brookdale Colonial Park

    4730 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota, FL 34233
    (24)
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    Rethinking Senior Living. Redefining Independence. There’s a different way to do senior living that doesn’t include living an isolated life at home. There’s a different way to be retired that doesn’t include spending days with the hassles and worries of home ownership and upkeep like cleaning and...

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  • Atria Sarasota

    Atria Sarasota

    4540 Bee Ridge Rd, Sarasota, FL 34233
    (30)
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    Atria Sarasota is a premiere senior living community offering independent living and assisted living services in Sarasota Florida. Drawing people from all over the world with it's famous white sandy beaches, Sarasota boasts cultural and recreational opportunities for people of all ages, making it a...

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  • Brookdale Phillippi Creek

    Brookdale Phillippi Creek

    5501 Swift Road, Sarasota, FL 34231
    (18)
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    Putting the Life Back In Senior Living You’ll find exceptional memory care and assisted living at this community located in desirable Sarasota, Florida. Sarasota is a popular destination for people of all ages, boasting stunning Gulf beaches, a rich history that includes the Ringling Brothers Circus...

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  • Aravilla Sarasota Independent Assisted Living

    Aravilla Sarasota Independent Assisted Living

    3271 Proctor Rd, Sarasota, FL 34231
    (4)
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    Aravilla Sarasota is a unique independent assisted living community with private apartments ranging from studios to two bedroom two baths units. We have wonderful views, a pool to relax in or enjoy the aqua-therapy classes. Aside from healthcare and compassion, we are known for our delicious menu...

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  • The Fountains of Hope

    The Fountains of Hope

    2250 Jesus Way, Sarasota, FL 34240
    (12)
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    Assisted Living at The Fountains of Hope is designed for each individual's comfort, happiness and confidence. Our month-to-month structure means no stress or burden of long-term contracts or large entrances fees. The Fountains of Hope is owned and operated by Pegasus Senior Living , a trusted leader...

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  • Cabot Reserve on the Green

    Cabot Reserve on the Green

    4450 8th Street, Sarasota, FL 34232
    (7)
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    Cabot Reserve on the Green is a free standing assisted living community licensed for 60 residents and has been open since 1999. The community is part of Family Extended Care, a not for profit organization, with five communities in Florida and one in Georgia. Residents enjoy the serenity of country...

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  • Aviva - A Campus for Senior Life

    Aviva - A Campus for Senior Life

    1951 N Honore Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34235
    (23)
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    Welcome to Aviva, Sarasota's only senior living rental community offering all levels of care. The Aviva Experience is about maximizing your potential. Live life to the fullest in our warm, intellectually stimulating environment which attracts educated and curious individuals. It is the perfect blend...

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  • Family Affair ARCH

    740 Crestwood Road, Englewood, FL 34223
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    In Englewood, Florida, the Family Affair ARCH is a residential care home. Englewood is unique in that part of the town is in Sarasota County, where our care home is located, while a portion of Englewood is located in Charlotte County. Englewood enjoys scenic ocean vistas along Lemon Bay for nearly...

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  • Magnolia Acres ALF

    729 Crestwood Road, Englewood, FL 34223
    (6)
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    Magnolia Acres is an assisted living community located in Englewood, FL. The city of Englewood is in Sarasota County and home to about 15,000 people. It's a small town with a quiet atmosphere and good weather year round. Residents can enjoy going out to shop and get a bite to eat, or they can relax...

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  • Lesa's Adult Family Care Home

    15 Madre de Dios Street, Punta Gorda, FL 33983
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    Lesa's Adult Family Care Home is a residential care home found in Punta Gorda City, FL in Charlotte Count. The residential care home is located in an area close hospitals such as Fawcett memorial hospital. Punta Gorda City has a linear park that winds to a scenic stream making the city very...

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  • Pascal Adult Family Care Home

    382 Posadas Circle, Punta Gorda, FL 33983
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    Located in the Charlotte County, FL, community of Punta Gorda, Pascal Adult Family Care Home is a residential care home designed to provide a high quality of life to seniors. Punta Gorda is a small community of just over 16,000 people situated on the southern banks of Florida's Peace River with...

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  • The Palms of Punta Gorda

    2295 Shreve St, Punta Gorda, FL 33950
    (7)
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    The Palms of Punto Gorda is an assisted living community located on the shores of Charlotte Harbor, Charlotte County, Florida. Our picturesque and tropical community is located near the beach where you can smell the salt in the air. Punto Gordo is a wonderful place to live, a desirable travel...

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  • Bayshore Guest Home & Gardens

    512 Bayshore Road, Nokomis, FL 34275
    (84)
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    Located in Nokomis Florida, Bay Shore Guest Home and Gardens is a boutique-style Assisted Living Facility. We strive to ensure a family home that will keep partners together. Unlike many larger assisted living facilities we do not separate partners even if they have different medical conditions. Our...

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  • Adult Family Care Home

    5413 Hayden Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34232
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    Adult Family Care Home is a senior care home located in the well-developed City of Sarasota, Florida in Miami Dade County. Our residence is unique in that it sits on a spacious compound that is well decorated and maintained. Its location is also well connected to both road and rail transport, making...

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  • Parkside Assisted Living and Memory Cottage

    Parkside Assisted Living and Memory Cottage

    2595 Harbor Blvd, Port Charlotte, FL 33952
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  • Tuscan Gardens of Venetia Bay

    Tuscan Gardens of Venetia Bay

    841 Venetia Bay Blvd, Venice, FL 34285
    (23)
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  • Arcadia Oaks Assisted Living

    Arcadia Oaks Assisted Living

    1013 E Gibson St, Arcadia, FL 34266
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  • The Courtyard Assisted Living

    26455 Rampart Blvd, Punta Gorda, FL 33983
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  • McIntosh Manor

    4612 Mcintosh Road, Sarasota, FL 34233
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Assisted Living in Northport, Florida

What Is Assisted Living?

Assisted living communities provide lodging and services to seniors who want some support with day-by-day things like taking medicines, making meals and keeping up with cleaning. Assisted living communities can be found in all shapes and sizes, so visiting them may be the most effective way to figure out which one is best for you personally or your loved one.

What Services Are Offered in Assisted Living?

No one assisted living community is similar to another. At the very least, assisted living provides independently minded seniors meals and snack foods, assist with things like showering and dressing, and an array of activities such as for example health and wellness programs, social events, excursions plus much more, all in a safe and sound environment with people their age.

If you are exploring assisted living, you ve very likely come across the acronym ADLs, which stands for the Activities of Daily Living. These consist of:

  • 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 evaluate a person's general health and function. Generally, elderly adults who can take care of ADLs on their own but who are considering a switch to senior living could be better prospects for independent living. Should you have questions about what care type is the best suit for your family member, contact A Place for Mom. Our Senior Living Advisors can answer any queries you might have about assisted living, independent living, memory care, life plan communities and even more.

Assisted Living Vs. Nursing Homes

The word '‚¬Assisted Living was initially used in the 1980s to spell it out a innovative sort of residential living for old adults that was obviously different from more typical nursing home designs. Assisted living is created for individuals who need some help with daily activities but who still would like level of independence and who would like to reside in an apartment-like environment like a studio or a one-bedroom apartment. Many assisted living communities offer a full schedule of activities and events and provide multiple meal choices to focus on many different tastes and preferences, including special diets and restaurant-style options. Small pets are often permitted.

In comparison, the sign of nursing homes is that they provide skilled nursing care. They are created to meet the requirements of seniors and others who have medical conditions that necessitate 24x7 medical attention. Meals are generally served in a communal dining room and residents reside in private or shared bedrooms. Some nursing homes also give short-term rehabilitative care. Nursing homes today are also known as convalescent care centers, nursing centers, skilled nursing communities and long-term care communities. Because they offer more help and support, nursing homes are more costly than assisted living communities.

Both skilled nursing and assisted living communities may offer memory care, which is specialized support for people dealing with cognitive impairment. In fact, 40% of the individuals who reside in the state of Florida are living with some form of dementia, based on the National Center for Assisted Living. In general, people living with the beginning stages of Alzheimer s or dementia are greatest served by assisted living communities while people living with later stages of dementia require the medical care of a nursing home.

What Is Assisted Living Like?

While every community is normally different, below are a few characteristics that a majority of assisted living communities share:

  • They provide different degrees of care and attention, sometimes at varied costs.
  • They offer assorted living choices, from studios to one-bedroom flats.
  • Many allow residents to bring their own household pets, including birds, cats and in some cases smaller sized dogs.
  • They focus on differing backgrounds, traditions and hobbies. Some communities, for instance, are faith-based, while others are multi-lingual, with activities and dining choices to complement. Still more are designed for retired armed service or college or university alumni and may be even situated on or near college campuses.
  • They may offer accommodations for couples along with individuals.
  • They range in size. Some communities have as few as 20 residents, while others many have more than 200.

With so many options to choose from, choosing the best place can seem overpowering. Our Senior Living Advisors will help. They live in the communities they work in. When you talk with a Senior Living Advisor, he or she will ask a few questions to better determine what you are interested in, what your budget is going to be and what unique wants your loved one may have. Best of all their help and advice is free!

When Is It Time to Consider Assisted Living?

For anyone who is 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 could be right for both your loved one and your family:

  • You are worried for your loved one s well-being.
  • You are concerned they aren't eating properly.
  • You get worried about them leaving the house all alone.
  • You notice they are spending less time with friends and family.
  • You get a telephone call or email from a friend who is concerned about them.
  • You discover that your family member may have trouble recalling people s names or using a well-known technology like their cellular phone or television remote control.

If these or additional symptoms are bothering you, do something. Contact A Place for Mom and speak to a Senior Living Advisor today. They are able to answer your questions and assist you to find out next steps. Best of all, their resources is cost-free!

Assisted Living Inspections and Ratings

Florida provides families with superb usage of its assisted living inspection and ratings records. Based on our state-by-state review of state records , Florida s assisted living regulation and inspection system is one of the most transparent in the nation. To find the information of an assisted living community in the wider Northport area, go to the FloridaHealthFinder.gov site and search by community type to get inspection reviews, licensure data, fines and activities assessed against the community, availability of nursing staff, an emergency power plan summary and more.

The state of Florida mandates that all new assisted living residents have a medical exam within 4 weeks of move-in to assess an individualized care program. The state also mandates a standard number of weekly employee hours in line with the number of individuals who live in a community to make sure care plans will be accommodated.

10 Things to Look For When Touring an Assisted Living community

The best way to figure out if an assisted living community is ideal for your family member is to go to one -- or better yet, four or five of them! Here are some points to observe when you visit:

  1. Does the personnel connect to the residents?
  2. Is the community clean, odor-free and well looked after?
  3. Is there a procedure set up for determining the requirements of a new resident?
  4. Can residents arrange for transport if they need it?
  5. Are the personnel professional and courteous?
  6. Are there specific visiting hours or are family and friends welcome anytime?
  7. Does each resident possess a care plan in place?
  8. What happens if a resident s requirements change?
  9. Is there an emergency plan in place in case of a natural or manmade disaster?
  10. Do the individuals who live there remind you of your loved one?

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

How Much Does Assisted Living Cost in Northport, Florida?

According to the A Place for Mom Senior Living Cost Index, assisted living in the city of Northport, Florida ranges from $1500 to $10140 per month. The Senior Living Cost Index be determined by what A Place for Mom clients paid when they moved into senior living. It's the only price data source of its kind. By providing this information, families can learn how much they could save in different areas of a specific metropolitan area or even a neighboring state.

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

How to Pay for Senior Living In Northport, Florida

How to finance assisted living is among the most common questions families have if they meet with one of our Senior Living Advisors. Here are a few of the most common financing sources for senior living:

  • Personal income or savings. If a senior does not have a sufficient amount of funds saved to pay for long-term care, it s common for family members to combine money to make up the difference.
  • Home equity. Often, seniors sell their homes to pay for senior living. In some instances, a bridge loan may be available to help cover the expense of moving while the house is prepared for sale.
  • Long-term care insurance. This special kind of insurance is made to cover senior care expenditures. Some policies may cover other expenses which can be incurred through the transition to assisted living, such as for example acquiring a case manager or care coordinator.
  • Veterans benefits. Many seniors have served in the military and may qualify for help and support. Because many benefits go unused, it s worth it to check to see if your loved one or his / her spouse may be eligible. For more information, head to va.gov or see our Guidebook to VA Benefits and Long-Term Care for additional information.
  • Sale of a life insurance policy. There are several methods to use life insurance to finance senior living determined by the kind of policy you hold. Consult a life insurance or financial consultant to learn about if this option might work for your circumstances.

Many families expect that Medicare can help pay for assisted living, but it can only cover short-term care. To learn more, head to Medicare's site.

Understanding Assisted Living Costs

Assisted living costs vary widely from community to community, so that it pays off to do your research. Below are a few factors that can influence how much you spend:

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

Assisted living communities frequently charge a set rate that addresses many basic solutions, with additional fees added on for special services. Other communities will charge a fee for each individual service, referred to as a la carte payment, so that residents pay just for the support they make use of. Typically, the monthly base cost covers only rent and meals, with care billed separately. Entrance fees and deposits are also frequently expected. Charges and rates differ by community, so it s essential to talk to communities you are researching about their costs and products and services.

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

About Senior Living in Northport, Florida

Because of its low tax prices and warm climate, the state of Florida is among probably the most popular locations in the United States for seniors. The Area Agency on Aging for Florida offers a wealth of information for seniors and their own families. Get in touch with A Place for Mom to find out more about the more than 44 assisted living communities in Northport, Florida.

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