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Senior housing types near Port St Lucie, FL

  • Baxter's Adult Home

    1092 Southwest Majorca Avenue, Port St Lucie, FL 34953
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    Baxter's Adult Home is a residential care home located in the picturesque city of Port St. Lucie, St. Lucie County, Florida. Our beautiful city has so much to offer our residents and their loved ones. We are home to the historic City of Fort Pierce and we also feature breathtaking beaches on...

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  • The House of Cares

    The House of Cares

    1042 SW Haleyberry Ave, Port St Lucie, FL 34953
    (1)
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    Advocate in Dementia and Alzheimer’s care. A disease process that looks different on everyone. This care setting is ideal for individuals with memory problems who need specialized 0physical, social activity and daily care due to cognitive impairment stemming from Alzheimer’s disease, other types of...

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  • A Touch of Class Adult Care

    A Touch of Class Adult Care

    537 SW Whitmore Dr, Port St Lucie, FL 34984
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  • Edouard Saint Hilare AFCH

    298 SW Carter Ave, Port St Lucie, FL 34983
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  • Nelisha Family Home

    3871 SW Ramspeck St., Port St Lucie, FL 34953
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  • Vitality Resort Assisted Living

    Vitality Resort Assisted Living

    1258 SW Ermine Ave, Port St Lucie, FL 34953
    (3)
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    Vitality Resort Adult Care Facility is dedicated to provide housing, assistance with personal care, meals, and recreational activities to elderly and those with disabilities. We combine caring with the best designed hospitality to meet the need of our Residents. We promote health, independence, and...

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  • Rosewell Home & Residential Care, LLC

    Rosewell Home & Residential Care, LLC

    3366 SW Vendome St, Port St Lucie, FL 34953
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    Rosewell Home and Residential Care LLC, provides assisted living and daycare services to residents of Port St Lucie and surrounding areas. We opened our doors almost 2 years ago, however, the staff has combined experience of over 15 years. The Florida Ombudsman Program representative assessed us...

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  • The Brennity at Tradition Senior Living

    The Brennity at Tradition Senior Living

    10685 SW Stony Creek Way, Port St Lucie, FL 34987
    (20)
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    Located in the master-planned community of Tradition in western Port St. Lucie, The Brennity at Tradition modernizes and redefines the retirement experience. From spacious Single Family Homes to Independent Living apartments you will find a wide array of amenities in this inclusive lifestyle. In our...

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  • Soaring Eagle Assisted Living Facility

    Soaring Eagle Assisted Living Facility

    1568 California Boulevard, Port St Lucie, FL 34953
    (1)
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    Soaring Eagle is an assisted living facility that provides basic older adults in need of some care, but still mostly independent. Soaring Eagle AFL helps seniors maintain an independent, fulfilling life while still being sensitive to their needs and providing the necessary assistance. The facility...

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  • Touch of Grace Assisted Living Facility, LLC

    Touch of Grace Assisted Living Facility, LLC

    3425 S. Rivera Street, Port St Lucie, FL 34953
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    A Touch of Grace Assisted Living , LLC is a residential care home located in the active community of Port St. Lucie, Florida in St. Lucie County. Located hAssisted Living way between Orlando and Miami, the city is on the eastern Florida coastline just below Vero Beach. There are plenty of...

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  • The Gardens of Port St. Lucie

    The Gardens of Port St. Lucie

    1699 Southeast Lyngate Drive, Port St Lucie, FL 34952
    (11)
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    Located just minutes from St. Lucie Regional Medical Center, The Gardens of Port St. Lucie is nestled on the northwest corner of U.S. Highway 1 and Lyngate Drive. As a Five Star Senior Living community, we pride ourselves in our tradition of excellence in direct resident care, and our reputation for...

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  • Alcime Assisted Living

    450 SW Violet Ave, Port St Lucie, FL 34983
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  • Loving Care of the Treasure Coast, LLC

    Loving Care of the Treasure Coast, LLC

    2102 SW Larchmont Lane, Port St Lucie, FL 34984
    (8)
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    Our facility is a brand new facility that was open this year. Our facility provides fundamental services designed to fit the needs of each individual resident. Our mission here at Loving Care Facility is to recreate a warm, pleasant and comfortable home experience for you, to provide you with the...

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  • Alcime Professional Care, LLC

    Alcime Professional Care, LLC

    2419 SW Sansom Ln, Port St Lucie, FL 34953
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  • Academy Assisted Living

    1225 Soltman Avenue, Fort Pierce, FL 34952
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    Situated in the stunning Fort Pierce, Florida, Academy Assisted Living Community is the perfect choice for your new home. Known as the 'Sunrise City', Fort Pierce is a vibrant community with an exquisite harbor front that has a state of the art marina. There is also a fantastic library, golf course,...

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  • Brookdale Stuart

    Brookdale Stuart

    3401 Southeast Aster Lane, Stuart, FL 34994
    (16)
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    Brookdale Stuart is a luxurious assisted living community located along the Atlantic Coast of Florida in Stuart, the Sailfish Capital of the World. Stuart is located along the famous Treasure Coast near Palm Beach and Vero Beach. Well-known for its downtown area, green market and weekly live music,...

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  • 1 A A A Assisted Living @ Wellington

    1 A A A Assisted Living @ Wellington

    1337 Pinetta Circle, Wellington, FL 33414
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    Whether you are looking for long-term or short-term Assisted Living Facility with a Limited Nusing License or an Adult Day Care - look no further than AAA Assisted Living @ Wellington. We offer attention to detail in a warm, caring and professional environment. Located in the heart of Wellington...

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  • Mavis Hinson AFCH

    600 South 10th Street, Fort Pierce, FL 34950
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    Mavis Hinson AFCH is a place where residents can find a host of activities to participate in every day. Located in Fort Pierce, Florida this can provide the perfect setting for senior living. We offer some great advantages in senior care that can help you to feel more confident about this major...

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  • Savannah Court of the  Palm Beaches

    Savannah Court of the Palm Beaches

    2090 North Congress Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
    (55)
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    Savannah Court assisted living and Savannah Cottage memory and Alzheimer's care residence in West Palm can accommodate just over 100 residents. The Cove skilled nursing and rehabilitation center is small and intimate allowing for optimal care with only 30 residents. The entire community offers...

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  • We Are Family ALF

    We Are Family ALF

    116 Monterey Way, Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411
    (1)
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    Upscale in nature, We Are Family adult family care home is a fully licensed residential facility that is warm and inviting in nature and is characterized by its signature offerings of smaller, personal and intimate care in a true home-like setting that is lavished in tasteful elegance. Located in an...

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  • Atria Villages of Windsor

    Atria Villages of Windsor

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

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  • Atria Park of St. Josephs

    Atria Park of St. Josephs

    350 Bush Rd, Jupiter, FL 33458
    (11)
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    Just four miles from the beach, Atria Park of St. Joseph's combines the comforts of home with the amenities of an elegant resort. Shopping, cultural venues and medical centers are close by, and because we're located only minutes from major interstates, it's easy for family and friends to visit. Our...

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  • Fountainview

    Fountainview

    111 Executive Center Drive, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
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    Fountainview's beautiful resort style community sits on twelve tropically landscaped acres located near the heart of the city, including world-famous downtown Clematis Street restaurants and shops, City Place, the Kravis Center for performing arts, and gorgeous beaches. An independent and assisted...

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  • Dixie Oak Manor

    6410 Old Dixie Hwy, Vero Beach, FL 32967
    (3)
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    Dixie Oak Manor is an assisted living community located in sunny Vero Beach, Indian River County, Florida. Vero Beach is a beautiful coastal town and is part of what is known as Florida's Treasure Coast. Vero Beach is a quiet neighborhood with palm trees and oak canopies. It's a great place to live...

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  • Brookdale Jensen Beach Independent, Assisted Living &  Memory Care

    Brookdale Jensen Beach Independent, Assisted Living & Memory Care

    1700 Northeast Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach, FL 34957
    (36)
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    Brookdale Jensen Beach is a memory care and assisted living community located in scenic Jensen Beach, Florida. There is something for everyone to enjoy in Jensen Beach. With an average of 236 days of sunshine annually, citizens of Jensen Beach love to be outdoors exploring beaches or venturing into...

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  • The Brennity at Vero Beach Senior Living

    The Brennity at Vero Beach Senior Living

    7955 16th Manor, Vero Beach, FL 32966
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    The Brennity at Vero Beach offers Independent Living, Cottages, Assisted Living and Memory Care (Please update the first line) Thank you Add to the list of what is offered: Month to Month Lease No Buy-in Award winning Chef, meals provided in the restaurant, fresh meat, fish and produce delivered...

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  • Colonial at West Palm Beach

    Colonial at West Palm Beach

    534 Datura Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
    (21)
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    City Walk Assisted Living is centrally located in downtown West Palm with direct access to City Place with all it's amenities, Government Services, Parks, Museums and of course the inter coastal and beautiful ocean beaches nearby. With over 30 years of history and experience, we understand the care...

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  • Mangrove Bay

    Mangrove Bay

    110 Mangrove Bay Way, Jupiter, FL 33477
    (46)
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    Mangrove Bay: Mangrove Bay is a senior living community in Jupiter, Florida that provides independent living, assisted living and memory care services to senior citizens. Our community offers outstanding care all amidst the natural beauty of Florida's intra-coastal waterway. Designed for those who...

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  • Brookdale Vero Beach South AL

    Brookdale Vero Beach South AL

    410 4th Court, Vero Beach, FL 32962
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    Brookdale Vero Beach South is an assisted living community in Vero Beach, Florida. Located along the Atlantic Coast, Vero Beach offers world class golfing, shopping and fine dining. Boasting museums, art galleries and parks, Vero Beach is a fun community that offers a vibrant and engaging lifestyle...

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  • HarborChase of Wellington Crossing (NOW OPEN)

    HarborChase of Wellington Crossing (NOW OPEN)

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

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  • Surfside Sanctuary a Beachland Retirement

    Surfside Sanctuary a Beachland Retirement

    462 Hernando St, Fort Pierce, FL 34949
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    A Surf-Side Sanctuary Beach Retirement Home is an Extended Congregate Care facility with Limited Mental Care license, all amenities to age in place. Serene Home, 800ft from Beach Small Facility, Physician family own Room and board, all meals and snacks Assistance or supervision with ADLs and...

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  • Brookdale Palm Beach Gardens

    Brookdale Palm Beach Gardens

    11381 Prosperity Farms Road, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
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    Brookdale Palm Beach Gardens is a gorgeous community that offers independent living, assisted living and memory care options for seniors in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Located in the heart of the city, our community has an ideal destination nestled between many restaurants, shops, and the Gold...

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  • Isles of Vero Beach

    Isles of Vero Beach

    1700 Waterford Drive, Vero Beach, FL 32966
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    Isles of Vero Beach provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Secure behind a gated entry and nestled amidst landscaped woods and ponds, you'll love calling the Isles of Vero Beach home. We're in the heart of shopping, dining, healthcare and golfing, all within...

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  • Tequesta Terrace

    Tequesta Terrace

    400 North U.S. One, Tequesta, FL 33469
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    Tequesta Terrace is a graciously appointed assisted living community located in the heart of Tequesta, Florida. Tequesta Terrace provides a full compliment of supportive services and amenities. Residents enjoy enriching social, cultural and educational activities. Tequesta Terrace is located on U.S....

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  • The Cabana at Jensen Dunes

    The Cabana at Jensen Dunes

    1537 NE Cedar St, Jensen Beach, FL 34957
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    The Cabana at Jensen Dunes opened in July, 2016. The Cabana offers quality, affordable assisted living and memory support in a holistic environment. The Cabana is the first phase of an innovative and comprehensive new senior living concept in Jensen Beach. Located on 37 acres of which 14 acres will...

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  • Cresthaven East

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

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  • Brookdale West Palm Beach

    Brookdale West Palm Beach

    6100 Common Circle, West Palm Beach, FL 33417
    (43)
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    Brookdale West Palm Beach is a spacious and elegant senior living community that has independent living and assisted living options for seniors in West Palm Beach, Florida. Our convenient location right off Florida’s turnpike means residents and their families can explore all the wonderful West Palm...

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  • The Lynmoore

    The Lynmoore

    1550 North Lawnwood Circle, Fort Pierce, FL 34950
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    Our friendly, relaxed atmosphere makes it easy to meet new friends and fill your day with a number of fun and engaging activities. Our caring associates are focused on providing you with the very best personalized care to ensure that you're comfortable and at ease. No more worrying about tedious...

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  • Lake Forest Park

    Lake Forest Park

    2909 South 25th Street, Fort Pierce, FL 34981
    (40)
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    Lake Forest Park offers distinctive accommodations and a superior level of independent living and assisted living services. Our community is designed for those who want companionship, diverse daily activities and amenities with personal attention all in a stimulating environment. Residents are able...

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  • Brookdale Tequesta AL

    Brookdale Tequesta AL

    205 Village Boulevard, Tequesta, FL 33469
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    Brookdale Tequesta is a premier assisted living community in beautiful Tequesta, Florida. Our excellent location next to wonderful beaches and great restaurants means our residents and their families have plenty of options on how to spend afternoon outings. Our community is designed to make...

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  • Stuart Lodge Living

    Stuart Lodge Living

    1301 SE Palm Beach Rd, Stuart, FL 34994
    (45)
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    Welcome to Stuart Lodge! Designed around an Atlantic Coastal Lodge theme, we are the Treasure Coast's PREMIER Assisted Living Community. Our unparalleled reputation is founded on high-quality health care services and exceptional lifestyle amenities. We are proudly the recipient of the Reader's...

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  • Palm's Edge Assisted Living and Memory Care

    Palm's Edge Assisted Living and Memory Care

    4201 Leo Lane, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
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    Our goal is to provide your loved one with a safe, home like environment while giving high levels of care from our trained staff. Our care is designed to exceed expectations, rather than simply meet a need. We strive to maintain the independence, dignity and well-being of our seniors. We are...

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  • Amber Cove

    Amber Cove

    288 Las Palmas St., Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411
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    Our beautiful home nestled in Royal Palm Beach is licensed for six beds. The house is furnished and fully equipped with the latest appliances, smoke alarms and sprinkler system. Our caring staff are carefully screened and are certified in CPR, First Aid and are skilled assisted living caregivers....

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  • HarborChase of Vero Beach

    HarborChase of Vero Beach

    4150 Indian River Blvd., Vero Beach, FL 32967
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    HarborChase of Vero Beach is an assisted living and memory care community located in Vero Beach, Florida in Indian River county. Residents of HarborChase of Vero Beach live less than a mile from the shore of the Indian River and less than three miles from the Atlantic Ocean. This proximity offers...

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  • Argo Senior Living at Haverhill

    Argo Senior Living at Haverhill

    2939 S Haverhill Rd, West Palm Beach, FL 33415
    (11)
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    Argo Senior Living located on Haverhill Road offers assisted living options for seniors in West Palm Beach, Florida. West Palm Beach is an excellent city to spend your retirement life. From world-renowned beaches to excellent restaurants and quality health care options, you’ll quickly see why so...

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  • Garden Villas Assisted Living Facility

    Garden Villas Assisted Living Facility

    912 North Olive Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
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    Located in downtown West Palm Beach near intra coastal our boutique style Assisted Living Facility stands out as one of the most beautiful and cozy home for your parents . Our loving family atmosphere sets us apart from other retirement residences. We offer senior citizens affordable assisted living...

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  • R and C Ultimate Care

    R and C Ultimate Care

    2660 Southeast Westside Avenue, Palm Bay, FL 32909
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    R and C Ultimate Care is a vibrant senior care home located in the lively locality of Palm Bay, Florida in the Brevard County. Our residence is a great habitat constructed solely with the purpose of providing comfort to our seniors in mind. Our home is in a tactical location that gives us easy...

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  • Sonata Vero Beach

    Sonata Vero Beach

    2425 20th St, Vero Beach, FL 32960
    (14)
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    Everyone who lives at Sonata Vero Beach has led a unique life and experienced special moments worth remembering. That’s why we’ve redefined the care we provide to seniors helping our residents feel as much like themselves as possible. Sonata Vero Beach is minutes from downtown Vero Beach, off Route...

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  • Grand Oaks of Okeechobee

    Grand Oaks of Okeechobee

    203 SE 2nd Street, Okeechobee, FL 34974
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    Elegant Assisted Living by Trusted Health Experts Grand Oaks of Okeechobee is an assisted living community by the Visiting Nurse Association of Florida, an award winning home healthcare agency with nearly 40 years of experience in the field. With trusted health experts operating the community,...

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  • Florida Baptist Retirement Center

    1006 33rd Street, Vero Beach, FL 32960
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    Like its name suggests, the Florida Baptist Retirement Center is an assisted living community that is part of the Florida Baptist State Convention, making it an excellent choice for Christian seniors who want to live in the charming coastal town of Vero Beach, Florida. Our residences resemble the...

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Assisted Living in Port St Lucie, Florida

What Is Assisted Living?

Assisted living communities provide lodging and care to seniors who want some assistance with daily tasks such as taking medicines, preparing meals and other personal care needs. Assisted living communities can be found in all shapes and sizes, so touring them is the most effective way to figure out which one is most beneficial for you or your loved one.

What Services Are Available in Assisted Living?

No one assisted living facility is like another. At the very least, assisted living provides independently minded seniors living accommodations, meals, help with things such as showering and dressing as well as a wide range of activities such as for example wellness programs, social occasions, excursions and much more, all in a safe and secure environment with their friends.

No one assisted living facility is like another. At the very least, assisted living provides independently minded seniors living accommodations, meals, help with things such as showering and dressing as well as a wide range of activities such as for example wellness programs, social occasions, excursions and much more, all in a safe and secure environment with their friends.

What Are ADLs?

If you are getting acquainted with assisted living you’ve probably come across the acronym ADLs, which refers to the Activities of Daily Living. ADLs include:

  • Bathing and showering
  • Toileting
  • Dressing
  • Eating (but not meal cooking)
  • Continence care
  • Functional mobility, which includes getting into and out of a bed or chair

Established in the 1950s, ADLs evaluate an individual’s general health and function. In general, elderly people who can manage ADLs on their own but who are thinking about a proceed to senior living could be better applicants for independent living.

Should you have inquiries in what care type is the best match for your family member, contact A Place for Mom. Our Senior Living Advisors can answer any questions you might have about assisted living, independent living, memory care, life plan communities and more.

Assisted Living Vs. Nursing Homes

The concept of “assisted living” was initially used in the 1980s to describe a new kind of residential living for senior individuals that was significantly unlike more common nursing home models. Assisted living is made for people who want some help with some daily activities but who still desire a specific level of autonomy and who wish to reside in an apartment-like set up such as a studio or a one-bedroom apartment. Many assisted living communities provide a complete calendar of activities and events and provide multiple meal choices to accommodate different tastes and needs, including restaurant-style options. Small pets tend to be allowed.

In comparison, the sign of nursing homes is that they provide skilled nursing care. They are made to meet the needs of seniors and others who have medical types of conditions that require 24x7 medical attention. Meals or snacks are generally served in a common eating hall and residents live in personal or shared bedrooms. Some nursing homes also give short-term rehabilitative treatment. Nursing homes today are also called convalescent treatment centers, nursing centers, experienced nursing services and long-term care facilities. Because they offer more support, nursing homes are more expensive than assisted living facilities.

Both skilled nursing and assisted living communities may include memory care, which is specialized support for individuals living with cognitive loss. In fact, 40% of the individuals who live in assisted living in the state of Florida are currently living with some type of Alzheimer's, based on the National Center for Assisted Living. In general, people living with the earlier stages of Alzheimer’s or dementia are best served by assisted living communities while people coping with later levels of dementia or Alzheimer's require the medical care of a nursing home.

What Is Assisted Living Like?

While every facility is different, here are some characteristics that a lot of assisted living facilities have in common:

  • They provide different levels of care, sometimes at varied price points.
  • They offer different living options, from studios to one-bedroom apartments.
  • Many allow people to bring their personal pets, including birds, cats and in some instances smaller dogs.
  • They focus on different backgrounds, cultures and interests. Some communities, for instance, are faith-based, while some are multilingual, with activities and cuisine choices to match. Some are made for retired military veterans or university alumni and so are located on or near bases and campuses.
  • They may offer facilities for partners in addition to individuals.
  • They range in size. Some facilities have as few as 20 occupants, while others many have more than 200.

With so many choices to choose from, finding the right place can become overwhelming. Our Senior Living Advisors can help you. They reside in the states and cities they work in. When you talk with a Senior Living Advisor, she or he will ask a few questions to better find out what you are looking for, what your budget is and what special needs your family member may have. On top of that their guidance is free!

When Is It Time to Consider Assisted Living?

When you are asking this question, it’s likely that that it’s time you learn more about senior living. Here are a few other indications that assisted living may be correct for both your loved one and you.

  • You are concerned for your loved family member's basic safety.
  • You are concerned they aren’t eating correctly.
  • You are concerned about them going out of the house alone.
  • You see they are spending less time with family and friends.
  • You get a phone call or message from a friend who's concerned about them.
  • You discover that your family member may have trouble remembering people’s names or using a known technology like their phone or TV remote control.

If these or other indicators are worrying you, take action. Contact A Place for Mom and talk to a Senior Living Advisor today. They can answer your questions and help you find out next steps. On top of that, their expertise is free!

Assisted Living Inspections and Ratings

Florida provides families with exceptional access to its assisted living inspection and ratings information. Determined by our state-by-state review of state records, Florida’s assisted living regulation and inspection system is among the most transparent in the country. To find the records of an assisted living community in the wider Port St Lucie area, visit the FloridaHealthFinder.gov site and search by service type to obtain inspection reviews, licensure data, fines and activities assessed against the community, accessibility to nursing staff, an emergency plan overview and more.

The state of Florida requires that new assisted living occupants have a medical examination within thirty days of move-in to determine an customized care plan. The state also requires a minimum number of weekly employee hours based upon the number of individuals who live in a community to ensure care plans will be accommodated.

10 Things to Look For When Touring an Assisted Living Facility

The best way to figure out if an assisted living facility is best for your family member is to go to a community -- or better yet, four or five of them! Below are a few points to take note of when you tour:

  1. Does the staff interact with the residents?
  2. Is the home clean, odor free and well looked after?
  3. Is there a procedure in place for assessing the needs of a new resident?
  4. Can residents request transportation if they require it?
  5. Are the staff professional and polite?
  6. Are there specific visiting hours or are family and friends welcome at any time?
  7. Does each resident have a care plan set up?
  8. What happens if a resident’s requirements change?
  9. Is there an emergency plan in place in the event of a natural or manmade disaster?
  10. Do the individuals who live there remind you of your loved one?

For more tips about what to look for while visiting an assisted living community, download the Assisted Living Residence Checklist.

How Much Does Assisted Living Cost in Port St Lucie, Florida?

According to the A Place for Mom Senior Living Cost Index, assisted living in the city of Port St Lucie, Florida ranges from $1500 to $10136 per month.

The Senior Living Cost Index is determined by just what A Place for Mom clients paid when they moved to senior living. It's the only price data source of its kind. By giving these details, families can understand how much they could save in varied parts of a specific metropolitan area or even a bordering city.

Ready to learn more? Go to the Senior Living Cost Index interactive map to discover what costs are in the area.

How to Pay for Senior Living In Port St Lucie, FL

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

  • Personal income or savings. If a senior does not have enough money saved to pay for long-term care, it’s common for family members to pool money to make up the difference.
  • Home equity. Many times, seniors sell their home to pay for senior living. In some instances, a bridge loan may be available to help cover the price of moving while the home is prepared for sale.
  • Long-term care insurance. This special kind of insurance is designed to finance senior care expenditures. Some guidelines may cover other expenditures which can be accrued during the transition to assisted living, for example hiring a case manager or treatment coordinator.
  • Veterans benefits. Many seniors have served in the military and may be eligible for support. Because benefits move unused, so it’s worth it to check to find out if your family member or his/ her partner might qualify. To learn more, head to va.gov or download our Information 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 pay for senior living depending on the kind of policy you hold. Consult with a life insurance or economic advisor to understand about whether this option might function for your position.

Many family members believe that Medicare will help pay for assisted living, however it only covers short-term care. To find out more, head to medicare.gov.

Understanding Assisted Living Costs

Assisted living costs vary widely from community to community, it pays to carry out your research. Here are a few reasons that may impact how much you pay:

  • Type of residence
  • Size of unit (studio, one- or two-bedroom unit)
  • Types of solutions required
  • Geographical area
  • Precise location of the community
  • Level of extravagant amenities

Assisted living communities often charge a flat amount that addresses many basic services, with additional costs added for special services. Other facilities will charge a fee for each service, referred to as a la carte payment, to ensure that residents only pay for the services they make use of. Ordinarily, the monthly basic rate covers only lease and meals, with care charged separately. Entrance charges and deposits are also frequently required. Fees and prices vary by community, so it’s essential to ask communities you are visiting about their costs and options.

For more information regarding assisted living costs and charge structures, contact a Senior Living Advisor at A Place for Mom.

About Senior Living in Port St Lucie, Florida

With its low tax prices and tropical climate, the state of Florida is among one of the most well-known places in the United States for seniors. The Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida offers an abundance of resources for seniors and their families.

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