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About Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.

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Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.

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VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

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Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.

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Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.

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Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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160 Assisted Living Facilities near Punta Gorda, FL

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Assisted Living Facilities near Punta Gorda, FL

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South Port Square, a CCRC

23023 Westchester Boulevard, Port Charlotte, FL 33980

4.3
(57 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Brookdale Punta Gorda Isles

250 Bal Harbor Boulevard, Punta Gorda, FL 33950

4.3
(12 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Putting More Life Into Senior LivingIf 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...

Best Care Senior Living at Punta Gorda

2295 Shreve St, Punta Gorda, FL 33950

3.6
(9 reviews)

Studio

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...

The Courtyard Assisted Living

26455 Rampart Blvd, Punta Gorda, FL 33983

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Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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Pacifica Senior Living Fort Myers

9461 Healthpark Circle, Fort Myers, FL 33908

4.7
(161 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Pacifica Senior Living Fort Myers is an assisted living and memory care community located in Fort Myers, Lee County, Florida. This is a quiet and beautiful community surrounded in the most beautiful beaches in America. Fort Myers has delicious food and shopping and even though it is a larger city...

Brookdale Port Charlotte

18440 Cochran Boulevard, Port Charlotte, FL 33948

4.7
(111 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Exceptional Senior LivingIf 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...

The Sheridan at Lakewood Ranch

11705 Evening Walk Dr, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34211

4.5
(115 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Woodlands Village

1055 301 Boulevard East, Bradenton, FL 34203

3.8
(87 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Woodlands Village provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on fourteen acres of sprawling, landscaped grounds, you'll love our stunning, shady park and comfortable facilities. With numerous beaches, shops, golf courses and museums nearby, residents...

The Windsor of Cape Coral

831 Santa Barbara Blvd, Cape Coral, FL 33991

4.5
(66 reviews)

1 Bed, Studio

The Windsor of Cape Coral 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...

Grand Villa of Englewood

925 South River Road, Englewood, FL 34223

4.2
(66 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

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...

The Opal at North Naples A Specialized Memory Care Community

1155 Encore Way, Naples, FL 34110

4.6
(56 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

The Opal at North Naples is a unique cottage style Memory Care Community providing coordinated, collaborative and tailored resident services featuring a personalized approach to Dementia care. The only one of its kind in Collier County,nestled on a quiet street adjacent to a natural preserve,...

American House Fort Myers

14001 Metro Pkwy, Fort Myers, FL 33912

4.4
(57 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to American House Ft. MyersOpening in spring 2018 American House Fort Myers is located off of Metro Parkway adjacent to Lee Gulf Coast Medical Center in Fort Myers. We will feature assisted living and memory care apartments.When it comes to selecting a senior living community for...

Barrington Terrace of Ft. Myers

9731 Commerce Center Court, Fort Myers, FL 33908

4.7
(51 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Barrington Terrace offers senior living to residents of Fort Meyers, Florida. We pride ourselves in our high quality assisted living and memory care services. Unlike hospital facilities, we offer a warm environment that feels just like home. Our location is situated near the Lee Memorial Health...

Brookdale Bonita Springs

26850 South Bay Road, Bonita Springs, FL 34134

3.9
(61 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Voted “Bonita’s Best” for the Past Five YearsThey don’t make many senior living communities like this. From a five-star resort feel to first-class independent living and assisted living care, we think you’ll find our luxurious community to be at the top of its class. Our residents enjoy premier...

The Windsor of Bradenton

2800 60th Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34207

4.7
(46 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Windsor of Bradenton is a licensed assisted living 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 senior adults...

The Windsor of Venice

1600 Center Rd, Venice, FL 34292

4.5
(44 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

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...

American House Bonita Springs Senior Living

11400 Longfellow Ln, Bonita Springs, FL 34135

4.1
(51 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Designed from the ground up with discerning seniors in mind, American House Bonita Springs is a beautifully appointed community, tucked away on a 26-acre campus, in a quiet neighborhood setting.We offer studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments with a host of amenities and services. Bonita Springs...

Truewood by Merrill, Charlotte Center

18400 Cochran Boulevard, Port Charlotte, FL 33948

3.9
(53 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Our community is designed to meet your individual needs and give you the freedom to be yourself. We offer the best in assisted living and memory care from a family-owned company that knows connection is everything.

Brookdale North Naples

1710 Southwest Health Parkway, Naples, FL 34109

4.4
(44 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Exceptional Senior LivingThere’s a way to get everything senior living has to offer. A life full of interesting things to do, a community full of interesting people to do them with, and a facility and grounds that feel more like a resort than a senior living community—these are all waiting for...

Truewood by Merrill, Venice

1121 Jacaranda Boulevard, Venice, FL 34292

3.8
(43 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Our community is designed to meet your individual needs and give you the freedom to be yourself. We offer the best in assisted living and memory care from a family-owned company that knows connection is everything.

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Cost of assisted living in Punta Gorda, FL

The average cost of senior living in Punta Gorda is $3,892 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Port Charlotte, FL with an average of $2,793 per month.

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What is assisted living?

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

  • Housekeeping
  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Help with personal care
  • Laundry
  • Social activities and outings
  • 24-hour emergency response
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Services for seniors in Punta Gorda, Florida

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Senior activities

In Punta Gorda, Florida, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Financial assistance

In Punta Gorda, Florida, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

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Transportation

Punta Gorda is fairly car-dependent, meaning seniors can expect to need a car here for most errands. Transit options in Punta Gorda include curb-to-curb transportation through Charlotte County Transit, which may offer fare discounts to seniors. Punta Gorda has limited biking infrastructure and is not particularly walkable.

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Health care

Punta Gorda offers several health care providers for seniors wanting to be proactive about their health or for seniors seeking treatment for chronic conditions. The area has a few hospitals, including Cape Coral Hospital and Englewood Community Hospital.

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Senior activities

Punta Gorda, Florida is known for its picturesque harborside location and abundant options for outdoor activities. Outdoorsy seniors can stroll along the scenic paved Harborwalk to soak up the sunshine and the town’s fresh, salty air. Explore local culture by visiting the 10 buildings in town that are on the National Register of Historic Places. Meanwhile, avid readers can discover new books, book clubs, and engaging activities through the Punta Gorda Public Library.

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Learn More About Assisted Living in Punta Gorda, FL

Known for its gorgeous seaside parks and fishing spots, this suburban retreat on the banks of the Peace River and Gasparilla Sound remains a favorite Florida locale for seniors. Punta Gorda residents have easy access to restaurants, shopping centers, and health care facilities, along with pristine nature areas that create countless opportunities to enjoy the tropical climate. Popular destinations within town include the Charlotte Harbor Preserve State Park and the Charlotte Performing Arts Center.

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

Cost of Assisted Living in Punta Gorda, FL

The median monthly cost of assisted living in 2019 was about $4,600 in Punta Gorda and $3,000 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of assisted living in 2019 in the state of Florida was around $3,700.

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Cost of Living

The total household expenses associated with living in Punta Gorda are rated 25 points below the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are also rated below the average, indicating that Punta Gorda is relatively affordable.

Index Scores

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

Household Expenses Health Care Insurance Entertainment Groceries Clothing
75 75 79 73 74 67

Income and Housing

Median Income Age 45-64 Median Income Age 65+ Median Household Income Average Individual Income Median Employee Salary Average Property Tax One-bedroom Apartment Gross Rent Estimate
$76,430 per year $57,216 per year $59,217 per year $43,512 per year $39,051 per year $4,102 per year $661 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Punta Gorda include:

Bayfront Health Punta Gorda

  • Facility type: corporate, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 180+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, arthroscopy

Bayfront Health Port Charlotte

  • Facility type: corporate, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 250+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, joint replacement

Fawcett Memorial Hospital

  • Facility type: corporate, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 250+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, spine surgery

Weather and Climate

Punta Gorda’s climate is classified as tropical savanna, meaning the area experiences sunny days over 350 days per year on average with hot, humid summers and mild winters. The average humidity level is 72%, and humidity levels are often highest during September at about 76%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January Average January Maximum January Minimum
63°F 75°F 52°F

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
83°F 92°F 73°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 130

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

Precipitation

  • Average annual precipitation: 50″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median Age Percent of Population Over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
69 54.1% 19,064 1,241 per square mile 1.9

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan Native Asian Black Hispanic or Latino Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Two or More Races White (not Hispanic or Latino)
0.4% 0.6% 2.7% 5.7% <0.1% 0.7% 90.0%

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

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the 2020 Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

  • Non-discrimination laws in Cape Coral: 10/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 49/100

2016 Presidential Election Results for Charlotte County

Democratic Republican Other
34.7% 62.5% 2.8%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

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

  • Visual Arts Center
  • Military Heritage Museum
  • Blanchard House Museum of African American History & Culture

Outdoor attractions in Punta Gorda:

  • Punta Gorda Nature Park
  • Gilchrist Park
  • Charlotte Harbor Preserve State Park

Punta Gorda’s top entertainment destinations and shopping districts are:

  • Charlotte Performing Arts Center
  • Fisherman’s Village
  • Burnt Store Shopping Center
  • Cross Trails Center

Transportation

In Punta Gorda, numerous taxi services operate throughout the city to fulfill daily transportation needs of the city’s residents. Rideshare services, like Uber and Lyft, are also available in Punta Gorda.

Frequently asked questions

Parkside Assisted Living and Memory Cottage, Hampton Manor of Cape Coral and Jacaranda Trace a CCRC are the top rated assisted living facilities near Punta Gorda, Florida. See full list of communities.

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