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Senior housing types near Plantation, FL

  • Touch of Klass Assisted Living Facility

    560 Southwest 60th Avenue, Plantation, FL 33317
    (2)
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    Senior citizens who want to reside in a warm climate during winter might consider Touch of Klass ALF in Plantation, Florida. This center provides services to elderly who still manage some level of independent living, and they receive the best senior care offered in the Sunshine State. Besides,...

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  • With Open Arms Residence

    6801 Northwest 11th Place, Plantation, FL 33313
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    With Open Arms Residence is a long term assisted living facility in the safe and quiet community of Plantation, FL. A nice and peaceful neighborhood surrounds the center with a good hospital not two miles away. The residential care facility is perfect for senior citizens for whom independent living...

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  • Nancy's Adult Family Care Assisted Living Facility

    7660 Northwest 12th Court, Plantation, FL 33322
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    Broward County residents know that the place for elderly care in Plantation, Florida is Nancy's Adult Family Care ALF located on NW 12 Court. From the moment we opened our doors, we built a relationship with those in the surrounding community. Our small assisted living facility gives our residents...

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  • Royal Living Assisted Living Facility

    621 Northwest 76th Avenue, Plantation, FL 33324
    (1)
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    Here at Royal Living ALF, residents will experience premiere senior assisting living. Our serene living grounds make for a calm and peaceful atmosphere. We strive to go above and beyond to make our residents feel like royalty. Our facility is a vital extension between seniors and their family. We...

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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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  • 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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  • HarborChase of Coral Springs

    HarborChase of Coral Springs

    2975 Northwest 99th Way, Coral Springs, FL 33065
    (16)
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    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Atrium at Boca Raton

    The Atrium at Boca Raton

    1080 Northwest 15th Street, Boca Raton, FL 33486
    (16)
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    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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  • First Choice Assisted Living Facility

    First Choice Assisted Living Facility

    2221 Jamaica Drive, Miramar, FL 33023
    (3)
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    First Choice Assisted Living Facility First Choice ALF of Miramar, is a full service assisted living facility specializing in individualized care of our residence and one of a kind service. We are experienced and dedicated professionals with over 15 years of experience in the nursing field, owned...

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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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  • Avalon Park Retirement

    Avalon Park Retirement

    604 N 62nd Ave, Hollywood, FL 33024
    (5)
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    Avalon Park Retirement offers a modern retirement lifestyle in the beautiful ocean side community of Hollywood Florida. Apartments and residences in Avalon Park Retirement are comfortable and accessible, providing all the remarkable amenities and beauty to be found at the edge of the Atlantic ocean....

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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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  • 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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  • Angel Care Assisted Living Facility

    Angel Care Assisted Living Facility

    2821 NE 18th St, Pompano Beach, FL 33062
    (2)
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    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Peninsula

    The Peninsula

    5100 W Hallandale Beach Blvd, Hollywood, FL 33023
    (52)
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    The Peninsula Assisted Living Community offers assisted living and secured memory and Alzheimer's care services in Hollywood, Florida. Licensed for 200 residents, The Peninsula is full of vibrant activity while also offering a warm and comfortable feel. The residence offers affordable assisted...

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  • Oasis Palms Inc.

    Oasis Palms Inc.

    12629 SW 21st Street, Miramar, FL 33027
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    When searching for affordable luxury assisted retirement living in Miramar, look no further than Oasis Palms Inc. We understand that our residents' needs change as they mature, so we offer licensed assisted living care services for residents who need a little extra help with certain activities of...

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  • Five Star Premier Residences of Hollywood

    Five Star Premier Residences of Hollywood

    2480 North Park Road, Hollywood, FL 33021
    (1)
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    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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  • Flamingo Care

    Flamingo Care

    1270 Northeast 174th Street, North Miami Beach, FL 33162
    (3)
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    Flamingo Care is a senior care home located in North Miami Beach, FL in Miami-Dade County. This residence is designed in apartment style for ease assistance to everyday activities and is wheelchair accessible. Its geographical location in North Miami Beach is an added advantage because of the...

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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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  • Symphony at the Waterways

    Symphony at the Waterways

    3001 E. Oakland Park Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306
    (6)
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    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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  • 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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  • Active Senior Living Residence

    Active Senior Living Residence

    9057 Northwest 57th Street, Tamarac, FL 33351
    (5)
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    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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  • Colonial at Fort Lauderdale

    Colonial at Fort Lauderdale

    2801 Northwest 55th Avenue, Lauderhill, FL 33313
    (10)
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    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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  • 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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  • Alpha & Omega AFC

    Alpha & Omega AFC

    18574 SW 55th St, Miramar, FL 33029
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    Alpha and Omega AFC is a senior home care situated in the city of Miramar, FL in Broward County. The seniors' home is centrally located at 595 at Florida turnpike. The home has a well-equipped hospital, which is just 1 kilometer away. The region has an above average security rating based on recent...

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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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  • 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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  • Five Star Premier Residences of Pompano Beach

    Five Star Premier Residences of Pompano Beach

    1371 South Ocean Boulevard, Pompano Beach, FL 33062
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    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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  • Five Star Premier Residences of Boca Raton

    Five Star Premier Residences of Boca Raton

    22601 Camino Del Mar, Boca Raton, FL 33433
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    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 Sterling Aventura

    The Sterling Aventura

    2777 Northeast 183rd Street, Aventura, FL 33160
    (21)
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    Welcome to resort-style living! Our eight-story building is in an unbeatable location, near many attractions and resources and just five miles from the beach. Offering Aventura Assisted Living and Memory Care services, our dedicated staff here at The Sterling Aventura would like to welcome you and...

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  • 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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  • 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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  • Imperial Club

    Imperial Club

    2751 NE 183rd Street, Aventura, FL 33160
    (13)
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    Welcome to Imperial Club , Aventura's best value in full-service retirement living. We are a community for those desiring either an Independent retirement lifestyle, with additional services, such as our Independent Plus Program or Assisted Living services, available for when residents' needs change...

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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)
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    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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  • Vi at Aventura

    Vi at Aventura

    19333 W Country Club Dr, Aventura, FL 33180
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    Imagine waking up every day to gorgeous views on your balcony at Vi at Aventura. Enjoy an uncompromising lifestyle in an extraordinary place that you will love calling home. Vi at Aventura is a Life Plan Community, also known as a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), located in Aventura,...

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  • Colonial at Miami

    Colonial at Miami

    1864 Northwest 175th Street, Miami, FL 33056
    (4)
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    Colonial Assisted Living at Miami offers care for those in need of assistance with daily living activities but do not require the full time healthcare services from a nursing home. The Miami area provides warm temperatures and plenty of sunny days for retirement living. Colonial Assisted Living at...

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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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  • 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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  • Park Summit

    Park Summit

    8500 Royal Palm Boulevard, Coral Springs, FL 33065
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    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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  • 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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  • The Court at Palm Aire

    The Court at Palm Aire

    2701 North Course Drive, Pompano Beach, FL 33069
    (5)
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    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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  • 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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Assisted Living in Plantation, Florida

What Is Assisted Living?

Assisted living facilities provide lodging and services to seniors who want some support with daily tasks like taking medications, making meals and keeping up with housework. Assisted living communities come in all sizes and shapes, so visiting them may be the most effective way to determine which one is best for you or your family member.

What Services Are Offered in Assisted Living?

No one assisted living facility is similar to another. At the very least, assisted living gives independently minded seniors meals and snacks, assist with things like bathing and dressing, and a wide selection of activities such as for example health and fitness programs, social occasions, excursions plus much more, all in a safe and secure environment among people their age.

What Are ADLs?

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

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

Established in the 1950s, ADLs assess an individual’s overall health and function. In general, older adults who can take care of ADLs by themselves but who are considering a move to senior living could be better candidates for independent living. When you have questions about what care type may be the best suit for your loved one, email 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 initially used in the 1980s to spell it out a new sort of residential living for older adults that was obviously not the same as more regular nursing home designs. Assisted living is made for individuals who need a certain amount of support with daily activities but who still want degree of autonomy and who would like to reside in an apartment-like situation such as a studio or a one-bedroom apartment. A large number of assisted living facilities offer a full calendar of activities and events and offer multiple meal choices to focus on diverse tastes and preferences, including special eating plans and restaurant-style options. Small pets are often allowed.

In comparison, the sign of nursing homes is that they offer skilled nursing care. They are designed to meet the needs of seniors and other people who have medical challenges that must have 24x7 medical assistance. Meals are usually served in a communal dining room and residents reside in private or shared bedrooms. Some nursing homes also include short-term therapeutic care. Nursing homes today are also called convalescent care centers, nursing centers, skilled nursing facilities and long-term care communities. Because they provide more services, nursing homes are more costly than assisted living facilities.

Both skilled nursing and assisted living communities may provide memory care, which is specific support for people dealing with cognitive impairment. In fact, 40% of the individuals who live in the state of Florida are currently living with some form of dementia, based on the National Center for Assisted Living. In general, people living with the initial levels of Alzheimer’s or dementia are best 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?

Whilst every community is definitely distinct, here are some features that many assisted living communities share:

  • They offer distinct degrees of care and attention, sometimes at different prices.
  • They provide different living choices, from studios to one-bedroom apartments.
  • Many allow residents to bring their private small pets, including birds, cats and in some cases smaller sized dogs.
  • They cater to different backgrounds, traditions and hobbies. Some facilities, for instance, are faith-based, while others are multilingual, with activities and dining options to match. Still more are created for retired armed service or college or university alumni and might be even located on or near college or university campuses.
  • They may offer accommodations for married couples along with individuals.
  • They range in proportions. Some facilities have only 20 residents, while others many have significantly more than 200.

With so many choices to choose from, choosing the best facility can seem overpowering. Our Senior Living Advisors will help. They reside in the areas they serve. When you talk with a Senior Living Advisor, he or she will ask a few questions to better learn what you are interested in, what your budget is going to be and what special desires your loved one may have. Best of all their advice is cost-free!

When Is It Time to Consider Assisted Living?

For anyone who is asking this question, chances are good that it’s time you learn more about senior living. Here are a few other indications that assisted living could be right for both your loved one and your family:

  • You are concerned for your loved one’s health and safety.
  • You are worried they aren’t eating correctly.
  • You feel concerned about them leaving the home alone.
  • You see they are spending less time with friends and family.
  • You receive a phone call or email from a friend who's concerned about them.
  • You observe that your family member may have problems remembering people’s names or using a well-known technology like their mobile phone or television remote.

If these or various other signs are worrying you, do something. Get in touch with A Place for Mom and talk to a Senior Living Advisor today. They are able to reply to your questions and help you figure out next steps. Best of all, their knowledge is free!

Assisted Living Inspections and Ratings

Florida supplies families with exceptional access to its assisted living inspection and ratings records. Based on our state-by-state review of state records, Florida’s assisted living regulation and inspection program is among the most transparent in the country. To find the information of an assisted living facility in the wider Plantation area, go to the FloridaHealthFinder.gov site and search by service type to find inspection reports, licensure data, fees and activities assessed against the service, option of nursing staff, an emergency power plan overview and more.

The state of Florida mandates that new assisted living residents have a medical exam within 4 weeks of move-in to evaluate an personalized care strategy. The state also requires the absolute minimum number of weekly staff member hours depending on the number of people who live in a facility to make sure care plans can be accommodated.

10 Things to Look For When Touring an Assisted Living Facility

The simplest way to figure out if an assisted living community is right for your loved one is to check out one -- or even better, four or five of them! Below are a few points to take note of when you tour:

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

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

How Much Does Assisted Living Cost in Plantation, Florida?

Based on the A Place for Mom Senior Living Cost Index, assisted living in the city of Plantation, Florida ranges from $1500 to $11370 monthly. The Senior Living Cost Index is based on what A Place for Mom clients paid after 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 particular city area or even a neighboring state.

Ready to find out more? Visit our Senior Living Cost Index page to find out what price ranges are in your area.

How to Pay for Senior Living In Plantation, Florida

How to pay for assisted living is one of the most typical questions families have when they meet with one of our Senior Living Advisors. Here are a few of the most typical 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 households to combine money to create up the difference.
  • Home equity. Many times, seniors sell their house to pay for senior living. In some instances, a bridge loan may be offered to help cover the price of moving while the house is readied for sale.
  • Long-term care insurance. This special kind of insurance is made to cover senior care expenditures. Some policies might cover various other expenses which can be incurred during the transition to assisted living, such as for example employing 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 their partner might be eligible. To find out more, go to va.gov or see our Guideline to VA Benefits and Long-Term Care for additional information.
  • Sale of a life insurance policy. There are several ways to use life insurance to finance senior living depending on the kind of policy you hold. Consult with a life insurance or economic consultant to learn about if this option might work for your circumstances.

Many family members expect that Medicare will assist pay for assisted living, but it really can only cover short-term care. For more information, go to Medicare's website.

Understanding Assisted Living Costs

Assisted living costs vary broadly from facility to community, so it pays off to do your research. Below are a few items that may influence 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 facility
  • Level of opulence

Assisted living facilities often charge a flat fee that addresses many basic services, with additional costs added on for particular services. Other facilities will charge a fee for each individual service, known as a la carte payment, to ensure that residents only pay for the solutions they use. Typically, the monthly base cost consists of only rent and meals, with care billed separately. Entrance fees and deposits are also frequently required. Charges and rates can vary by facility, therefore it’s important to talk to communities you are checking out 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 Plantation, Florida

Because of its low tax rates and warm weather, the state of Florida is among one of the most popular locations in the United States for seniors. The Area Agency on Aging for Florida offers a wealth of resources for seniors and their families. Get in touch with A Place for Mom to discover more about the more than 50 assisted living communities in Plantation, Florida.

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