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Senior housing types near St Augustine, FL

  • Allegro

    Allegro

    1101 Plantation Island Dr S, St. Augustine, FL 32080
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    Discover the joy of carefree senior living. Resort style amenities in a natural oasis. Spacious, elegant accommodations for independent and assisted living, featuring fresh design ideas, luxury finishes, and all the comforts of home with no worries about maintenance. Compassionate 24 hour care....

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  • BayView Assisted Living at the Pavilion

    BayView Assisted Living at the Pavilion

    161 Marine St, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
    (6)
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    BayView Assisted Living at the Pavilion is a warm, clean, and comfortable assisted living community located in the heart of Saint Augustine, Florida. Boasting year round sunshine, every day will feel like a vacation in paradise. A location right on the water is perfect for residents, friends, and...

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  • Silver Creek

    Silver Creek

    165 Silver Lane, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
    (13)
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    Silver Creek is St. Augustine's newest Senior Living offering Assisted Living, Memory Care and Short-term Respite Care. Voted Best Assisted Living in the "Best of St. Augustine" contest for 2017. The community offers a perfect balance of elegant, upscale living and the intimate comfort of a familiar...

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  • Brookdale St. Augustine

    Brookdale St. Augustine

    150 Mariner Health Way, Saint Augustine, FL 32086
    (20)
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    A Great Place to Find Your Great Life Assisted living shouldn’t mean putting your whole life on hold. In fact, at our luxurious community in St. Augustine, Florida, you’ll find a huge range of activities at your disposal. And because we’re going to be taking care of the cleaning, cooking, and other...

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  • Westminster St. Augustine

    Westminster St. Augustine

    235 Towerview Drive, Saint Augustine, FL 32092
    (6)
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    Welcome to Westminster St. Augustine! Discover Gracious Living A World Apart with the Historic Coast's first choice in retirement communities. Serenely convenient to everything you love about St. Augustine and Jacksonville, Westminster St. Augustine offers a chance to rediscover an inspiring...

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  • Benton House of St. Johns

    Benton House of St. Johns

    115 Benton Lane, Saint Augustine, FL 32092
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    Balancing Independence & Support Benton House handles burdensome tasks such as cooking and cleaning so residents can focus on the important things in life. Free from home upkeep chores, our residents can focus on family, friends and fun. But with personal emergency response systems and 24-hour...

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  • Brookdale Palm Coast

    Brookdale Palm Coast

    3 Clubhouse Drive, Palm Coast, FL 32137
    (8)
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    Fill Your Days With Satisfaction You’re ready to upgrade your senior living, and we have just the place to do it. We are an exceptional assisted living community in beautiful Palm Coast, Florida, located between St. Augustine and Daytona Beach. Palm Coast offers world class golfing, fishing and...

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  • Camellia at Deerwood

    Camellia at Deerwood

    10061 Sweetwater Parkway, Jacksonville, FL 32256
    (62)
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    At Camellia at Deerwood, you can live the life you want to. Enjoy the convenience of all-inclusive dining, a wealth of life enrichment activities and the freedom to explore your interests within the community and around Jacksonville area. Our amenities are designed to enhance your day, leaving you...

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  • Elmcroft of Timberlin Parc

    Elmcroft of Timberlin Parc

    7620 Timberlin Park Boulevard, Jacksonville, FL 32256
    (28)
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    Lease in September and lock in your rate! Enjoy NO INCREASES to your rent until 2022.*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 in need of our...

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  • The Cove at Marsh Landing

    The Cove at Marsh Landing

    1700 The Greens Way, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
    (14)
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    Ashford Court is an upscale assisted living community nestled within Marsh Landing at Jacksonville Beach. At this community, we value the trust that family members place in us and make every effort to create an environment where residents can experience the highest quality of life. Our professional...

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  • HarborChase of Mandarin

    HarborChase of Mandarin

    12350 San Jose Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32223
    (1)
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    From our tranquil and relaxing atmosphere to our luxurious apartments with modern amenities—HarborChase of Mandarin provides helpful and convenient services that make life easier and more enjoyable. Residents can enjoy a cafè latte just the way they like it, in our bistro or let our chefs delight...

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  • Westminster Woods On Julington Creek

    Westminster Woods On Julington Creek

    25 State Road 13, Jacksonville, FL 32259
    (6)
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    Nestled on 75-acres of lush, semi-tropical paradise, Westminster Woods on Julington Creek is situated on the shores of Julington Creek, a half-mile wide arm of the St. Johns River. Our community provides the best combination of a private, natural setting with the big-city amenities of nearby...

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  • Cypress Village

    Cypress Village

    4600 Middleton Park Cr E, Jacksonville, FL 32224
    (30)
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    Maybe it’s time to let someone else do the dishes. At our continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Jacksonville, Florida, you can. Here you’ll have access to four levels of care on one campus, including independent living, assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing. Plus, you’ll have...

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  • Brookdale Mandarin

    Brookdale Mandarin

    10790 Old Saint Augustine Road, Jacksonville, FL 32257
    (32)
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    Redefining Assisted Living  For Jacksonville seniors looking for exceptional care, our community is worth a close look. Visit, and you might find that we feel more like a great resort than what you typically think of senior living. Our community offers assisted living for seniors in Jacksonville,...

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  • Anam Parc at Tanglewilde

    Anam Parc at Tanglewilde

    4294 Tanglewilde Drive South, Jacksonville, FL 32257
    (3)
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    Anam Parc is an upscale 5-bed assisted living facility specializing in the care of Alzheimer's residents and those with other memory impairment disorders. This unique small facility located in the Mandarin area of Jacksonville provides a peaceful home that is calming, comforting and secure. It is a...

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  • Wyndham Lakes

    Wyndham Lakes

    10660 Old Saint Augustine Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32257
    (119)
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    Always ready to lend a hand, our team is a caring and compassionate group of individuals committed to providing the best care and service to our residents.' Wyndham Lakes is conveniently located behind Southlake Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Our beautiful park-like community sits on 14 acres of...

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  • Atria Park of San Pablo

    Atria Park of San Pablo

    14199 Wm Davis Parkway, Jacksonville, FL 32224
    (21)
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    Atria Park of San Pablo is a charming, elegant senior living community located on the Intracoastal Waterway between historic St. Augustine and Jacksonville, Florida, offering independent living, assisted living, and memory care services. This location is near some of Florida's most beautiful beaches...

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  • The Windsor at San Pablo

    The Windsor at San Pablo

    4000 San Pablo Pkwy, Jacksonville, FL 32224
    (31)
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    The Windsor at San Pablo is a caring assisted living community located in Jacksonville, Florida. We are committed to providing residents with the care and support they need, including memory care. Jacksonville is a vibrant city with much to offer to both residents and guests including great...

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  • Vintage Care Senior Housing

    Vintage Care Senior Housing

    203 S Moody Rd, Palatka, FL 32177
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    Vintage Care is a lovely, intimate residence with 56 rooms, 14 of which are memory care. We are very much a family in our cozy community across from the local college. We offer restaurant style dining, are pet-friendly and keep our residents active with daily activities. Each resident receives a...

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  • Discovery Village at Deerwood

    Discovery Village at Deerwood

    10520 Validus Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32256
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    Discovery Village at Deerwood is a newly-opened purpose-built, luxury Assisted Living and Memory Care Community located in Jacksonville, FL. Located just South of the St. John's Town Center off Gate Parkway and Burnt Mill Road, Discovery Village at Deerwood is nestled in a tranquil setting of lakes...

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  • Anam Parc at Susanna Woods

    Anam Parc at Susanna Woods

    4867 Susanna Woods Court, Jacksonville, FL 32257
    (3)
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    nam Parc is an upscale 5-bed assisted living facility specializing in the care of Alzheimer's residents and those with other memory impairment disorders. This unique small facility located in the Mandarin area of Jacksonville provides a peaceful home that is calming, comforting and secure. It is a...

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  • Seagrass Village of Fleming Island

    Seagrass Village of Fleming Island

    1949 E West Pkwy, Fleming Island, FL 32003
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    At Seagrass Village, residents are enveloped in a caring, protected environment that offers an exceptional array of therapy-driven activities, healthful dining to satisfy the toughest of palates, and spacious common areas for engaging friends and welcoming family. At Seagrass Village, your loved...

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  • Beach House Jacksonville AL & MC

    1315 2nd Ave N, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
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    In terms of land mass, Jacksonville, Duval County is the biggest city in the state of Florida, and the Beach House Assisted Living & Memory Care assisted living community is situated in this beautiful part of the state, where warm weather and sunshine are up for grabs every day. Each day residents...

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  • HarborChase of Jacksonville

    HarborChase of Jacksonville

    3455 San Pablo Rd S, Jacksonville, FL 32224
    (6)
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    Welcome to HarborChase of Jacksonville Assisted Living and Memory Care. We believe in celebrating senior living every day, and we have the perfect location to do just that. Shopping, dining and entertainment outings take full advantage of the greater Jacksonville, Florida area. Loving, lively and...

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  • Brookdale Southside

    Brookdale Southside

    9601 Southbrook Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32256
    (58)
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    Relaxation for Now. Care for Later. With three distinctly different levels of senior living care, our community has something for everybody. Our residents take advantage of independent living, assisted living, and memory care for those living with Alzheimer’s or other dementia.  At each care level,...

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  • Allegro

    Allegro

    3651 US Highway 17, Fleming Island, FL 32003
    (10)
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    A Vibrant Senior Living Community Located in Fleming Island, Florida Live the Inspired Life with Island Elegance...Located near the scenic St. Johns River on Fleming Island just south of Jacksonville, this stunning community offers expansive manicured grounds, easy access to pristine beaches,...

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  • Starling at San Jose

    Starling at San Jose

    9075 San Jose Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32257
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    Starling at San Jose is an elegant sanctuary offering unmatched comfort and vitality along the peaceful shores of Goodby’s Creek. Offering resort-style services and personalized care, this state-of-the-art community featuring luxurious amenities in a warm and inspiring environment is the perfect...

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  • The Windsor of Palm Coast

    The Windsor of Palm Coast

    50 Town Court, Palm Coast, FL 32164
    (9)
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    The Windsor of Palm Coast 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 honor each resident's...

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  • Sunrise of Jacksonville

    Sunrise of Jacksonville

    4870 Belfort Road, Jacksonville, FL 32256
    (36)
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    Sunrise of Jacksonville, FL, is proud to offer residents and their families the benefits of Sunrise Senior Living’s 30-plus years of expertise in caring for the needs of seniors. Situated on three beautiful acres with walking paths and benches, our mansion-style community features gorgeous...

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  • Brookdale Southpoint

    Brookdale Southpoint

    6895 Belfort Oaks Place, Jacksonville, FL 32216
    (27)
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    Great Care for Great Seniors A great life deserves a great backdrop, and that’s what our community provides. Days spent in our on-site beauty parlor, or evenings on our covered porch are often filled with friends, as our community is full of vibrant seniors just like you. And with an almost endless...

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  • Brookdale Orange Park

    Brookdale Orange Park

    1248 Kingsley Avenue, Orange Park, FL 32073
    (23)
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    Putting More Life in Senior Living  Your senior living lifestyle deserves an upgrade. It’s time to trade the stress, hassle and worries that often come with living at home for the enhanced life that comes from an exceptional community of seniors. Our community offers assisted living and Alzheimer's...

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  • JBS Adult Family Care Home

    JBS Adult Family Care Home

    2718 Shenandoah Dr S, Orange Park, FL 32073
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    JBS Adult Family Care Home is wonderful for individuals who are looking for a home-like assisted living and memory care home. We are committed to excellence in providing quality care, safety and compassionate care to restore our residents' full vigor, health and wellness. Our home is a family like...

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  • Princeton Village of Palm Coast

    Princeton Village of Palm Coast

    100 Magnolia Trace Way, Palm Coast, FL 32164
    (5)
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    Welcome to Benton Village of Palm Coast! Our beautiful community offers seniors aging in place options with Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care. We are able to customize a care plan for each resident. Our community is decorated with fine furnishings, stunning artwork and more often...

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

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

    2067 Professional Center Drive, Orange Park, FL 32073
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    Silver Treasures at Orange Park is a brand-new Assisted Living Community located in Orange Park, Florida. Our community accomodates 16 residents, which allows the bond between the staff and residents to become much closer. We have the resemblance of a luxurious boutique style hotel, where we can...

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  • Fountains Residence at Mill Cove

    Fountains Residence at Mill Cove

    9960 Atrium Way, Jacksonville, FL 32225
    (53)
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    You really can have everything that senior living has to offer! A beautiful quiet setting with that sweet home feeling, an almost endless list of activities designed to bring fulfillment and socialization. A life of fewer worries that comes from living in a community built specifically for your...

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  • The Windsor at Ortega

    The Windsor at Ortega

    5939 Roosevelt Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32244
    (28)
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    The Windsor at Ortega is an assisted living community located in Jacksonville, Florida. We are committed to providing residents with the care and support they need, including memory care. Jacksonville is a vibrant city with much to offer to both residents and guests including great opportunities to...

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  • Anthem Lakes

    Anthem Lakes

    905 Assisi Ln, Atlantic Beach, FL 32233
    (4)
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    Anthem Lakes: Why a better choice? Consider the setting and the value of nature for health. Anthem Lakes has 14 acres. A lake and a dock. Three ponds. Mature forest in a park-like setting. Does It Matter? Yes. Extensive research proves the health benefits of nature. Consider this summary statement...

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  • Brookdale Avondale

    Brookdale Avondale

    4455 Merrimac Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32210
    (16)
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    Luxurious Senior Living in Jacksonville Our residents have traded the stress and isolation that often comes from living at home for a life lived well. We handle all the cooking, cleaning and chores. You just handle making the most out of each of your senior living days.  Our community is a great...

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  • Mason House, LLC

    Mason House, LLC

    8005 Renault Drive North, Jacksonville, FL 32244
    (3)
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    We have private rooms available for the basic rate of $2,750 a month and a semi-private room for the basic rate of $2,250. There is free cable T.V., Wi-Fi, and phone service in every room. All rooms are fully furnished including reclining chair and television. We are available for tours days,...

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  • Seaside Manor

    1050 Ocean Shore Blvd, Ormond Beach, FL 32176
    (8)
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    Seaside Manor Assisted Living and Memory Care specializes in respectful and compassionate choices in Assisted Living, Alzheimer's and Dementia Care. We offer ideal living solutions for individuals who value their independence yet need assistance with activities of daily living. Our professional...

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  • Grand Mary's House

    Grand Mary's House

    4828 Evanston Road, Jacksonville, FL 32208
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    Grand Mary's House is a residential care home located in sunny Jacksonville, Florida in Duvall County. The city is located on the northwest coast of Florida and gets over 220 days of sunshine each year and provides the residents with plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation. With miles of...

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  • The Opal at Ormand Beach

    The Opal at Ormand Beach

    1571 N US Highway 1, Ormond Beach, FL 32174
    (13)
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    The Opal at Ormond Beach, has built our community for one purpose, To enrich and engage the spirit and health of our residents while offering value, choice and independence.

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  • Grand Villa of Ormond Beach

    Grand Villa of Ormond Beach

    535 North Nova Road, Ormond Beach, FL 32174
    (19)
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    At Grand Villa we offer a choice of lifestyles based upon your individual needs. We provide Assisted Living, Personal Care, Short-term/Respite Care and a Senior Day Program. Whatever lifestyle you choose, you are assured of our most important commitment: providing quality care with respect and...

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  • Brookdale Ormond Beach

    Brookdale Ormond Beach

    550 Wilmette Avenue, Ormond Beach, FL 32174
    (15)
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    Exploring Your Redefined Independence Life here means redefining independence. It means trading chores for a full activities calendar. It also means trading the isolation that often comes from life at home for a community full of vibrant people to fill your days. We’ll handle all of the cooking,...

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  • Ormond In The Pines

    Ormond In The Pines

    101 Clyde Morris Boulevard, Ormond Beach, FL 32174
    (41)
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    Ormond In The Pines provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Located in a landscape full of beautiful pines just miles from Daytona Beach, we're the destination you've been waiting to come home to. Residents enjoy our proximity to fun shops, fine dining and...

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  • Indigo Palms

    Indigo Palms

    570 National Health Care Dr, Daytona Beach, FL 32114
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    Indigo Palms is a memory care community. The first in the area devoted exclusively to dementia and Alzheimer's care that has served Daytona Beach since 1998. It is located in the heart of Daytona - near Halifax hospital, Volusia Mall, and many other doctors offices. It is a place for a loved one in...

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  • Bartram Lakes Assisted Living and The Green House

    6209 Brooks Bartram Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32258
    (1)
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    Brooks Bartram Lakes Assisted Living and The Green House Residences is an ECC licensed assisted living community and memory care provider located in the friendly and upscale Bartram Park area of sunny Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida. Situated in one of the most desirable residential areas in the...

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  • Lexelle Assisted Living Facility

    66 Patric Drive, Palm Coast, FL 32164
    (2)
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    Lexelle Assisted Living Facility Lexelle Assisted Living Facility is a residential care home for seniors in Palm Coast, Florida which is located in Flagler County. Palm Coast is a city right along the coastline of Florida offering residents amazing ocean views, white sandy beaches, and all types of...

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  • M.A.E. AFCH

    145 Whispering Pine Drive, Palm Coast, FL 32164
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    M.A.E. AFCH is one of the leading Alzheimer's Care service providers in Palm Coast, Florida. The facility is outstanding when it comes to providing senior citizens that are suffering with Alzheimer's with the highest level of care and professionalism to assist them and their loved ones with coming...

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  • Gentle Care Assisted Living Facility III

    27 Rolling Sands Drive, Palm Coast, FL 32164
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    Gentle Care Assisted Living III Gentle Care Assisted Living III is a residential care home in Palm Coast, FL in Flagler County. Our quiet community is situated near multiple trees and seniors get to enjoy the fresh atmosphere with a touch of the urban lifestyle making it a perfect place for seniors...

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Assisted Living in St Augustine, Florida

What Is Assisted Living?

Assisted living communities offer lodging and services to seniors who want some assistance with daily tasks like taking medicines, 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 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 a minimum, assisted living gives independently minded seniors meals and snack foods, assist with things like washing and dressing, and a wide variety of activities such as for example health and wellness programs, cultural events, outings plus much more, all in a safe and secure environment among people their age.

If you are exploring assisted living, you ve probably run into the acronym ADLs, which stands for the Activities of Daily Living. These consist of:

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

Developed in the 1950s, ADLs evaluate an individual s overall health and function. In general, elderly adults who can take care of ADLs by themselves but who are considering a switch to senior living may be better prospects for independent living. Should you have questions in what care type is the best fit for your loved one, call A Place for Mom. Our Senior Living Advisors can answer any questions you may have about assisted living, independent living, memory care, life plan communities and more.

Assisted Living Vs. Nursing Homes

The word '‚¬Assisted Living was initially used in the 1980s to spell it out a new sort of residential living for old adults that was obviously not the same as more traditional nursing home models. Assisted living is made for people who need a certain amount of assistance with daily activities but who still would like level of autonomy and who want to reside in an apartment-like setting like a studio or a one-bedroom apartment. A large number of assisted living communities provide a complete calendar of activities and events and offer multiple meal choices to provide for many different tastes and needs, including special diets and restaurant-style options. Small pets are often permitted.

In comparison, the sign of nursing homes is that they offer skilled nursing care. They are created to meet the needs of seniors and other people who have medical conditions that require 24x7 medical attention. Meals are generally served in a central dining hall and residents live in individual or shared bedrooms. Some nursing homes also offer short-term therapeutic care. Nursing homes today are also called convalescent care centers, nursing centers, skilled nursing communities and long-term care communities. Because they provide more support, nursing homes are more costly than assisted living communities.

Both skilled nursing and assisted living communities may provide memory care, which is specific support for individuals dealing with cognitive impairment. In fact, 40% of the people who reside in the state of Florida are currently living with some type of Alzheimer's, according to the National Center for Assisted Living. Generally, people living with the initial stages of Alzheimer s or dementia are effectively served by assisted living communities while people living with later levels of dementia require the health care of a nursing home.

What Is Assisted Living Like?

Whilst every community is normally unique, here are some characteristics that many assisted living communities share:

  • They provide different levels of care and attention, occasionally at varied costs.
  • They provide different living options, from studios to one-bedroom apartments.
  • Many permit people to bring their personal pets, including birds, cats and in some cases little dogs.
  • They cater to different backgrounds, cultures and hobbies. Some communities, for example, are faith-based, while some are multilingual, with activities and dining choices to match. Still more are made for retired armed service or university alumni and sometimes are even situated on or near college campuses.
  • They may offer accommodations for married couples along with individuals.
  • They range in proportions. Some communities have as few as 20 residents, while some many have significantly more than 200.

With so many options to choose from, finding the right community can seem overpowering. Our Senior Living Advisors will help. They reside in the communities they work in. When you talk to a Senior Living Advisor, he or she will ask a few questions to better understand what you are looking for, what your budget will be and what particular desires your family member may have. On top of that their guidance is free of charge!

When Is It Time to Consider Assisted Living?

If you're asking this question, chances are good that it s time you find out more about senior living. Here are a few other indications that assisted living may be ideal for both your family member and your family:

  • You are concerned for your loved one s basic safety.
  • You are worried they aren't eating correctly.
  • You worry about them going out of the home by themselves.
  • You notice they are spending much less time with family and friends.
  • You get a phone call or email from a friend who's worried about them.
  • You discover that your family member may have difficulty remembering people s names or working with a familiar technology like their cellular phone or television remote control.

If these or additional indicators are worrying you, take action. Get in touch with A Place for Mom and talk to a Senior Living Advisor today. They can answer your questions and assist you to figure out next steps. On top of that, their knowledge is cost-free!

Assisted Living Inspections and Ratings

Florida supplies families with exceptional access to its assisted living inspection and ratings information. Based on our state-by-state review of state records, Florida s assisted living regulation and inspection program is one of the most transparent in the country. To find the records of an assisted living community in the wider St Augustine area, visit the FloridaHealthFinder.gov site and search by service type to get inspection reviews, licensure data, penalties and actions assessed against the service, availability of nursing staff, an emergency power plan summary and more.

The state of Florida requires that new assisted living residents have a medical exam within a month of move-in to assess an personalized care plan. The state also mandates the absolute minimum number of weekly employee hours based on the number of people who live in a facility to ensure care plans can be accommodated.

10 Things to Look For When Touring an Assisted Living Facility

The best way to figure out if an assisted living community is right for your loved one is to go to one -- or better yet, four or five of them! Here are some factors to be aware of when you tour:

  1. Does the staff connect to the residents?
  2. Is the home clean, odor-free and well looked after?
  3. Is there a process in place for evaluating the needs of a new resident?
  4. Can residents arrange for transport if they need it?
  5. Are the personnel professional and polite?
  6. Are there particular visiting hours or are friends and family welcome anytime?
  7. Will each resident have a care plan set up?
  8. What happens if a resident s needs change?
  9. Is there an emergency strategy in place in the event of a natural or manmade disaster?
  10. Do the people who live there remind you of your loved one?

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

How Much Does Assisted Living Cost in St Augustine, Florida?

According to the A Place for Mom Senior Living Cost Index, assisted living in the town of St Augustine, Florida ranges from $1500 to $64300 per month. The Senior Living Cost Index is based on what A Place for Mom customers paid when they moved into senior living. It is the only price data source of its kind. By providing these details, families can learn how much they might save in different regions of a particular metro area or perhaps a bordering state.

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

How to Pay for Senior Living In St Augustine, Florida

How to pay for assisted living is among the most common questions families have if they meet with one of our Senior Living Advisors. Here are some of the most typical funding resources 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 families to combine money to create up the difference.
  • Home equity. Often, seniors sell their places of residence to pay for senior living. In some instances, a bridge loan could be available to help cover the price of moving while the home is prepared for sale.
  • Long-term care insurance. This particular kind of insurance is designed to pay for senior care expenses. Some policies might cover various other expenses which can be incurred while in the transition to assisted living, such as acquiring a case manager or care coordinator.
  • Veterans benefits. Many seniors have served in the armed service and may qualify for support. Because benefits go untouched, it s worthwhile to check to discover if your loved one or his / her spouse may meet the requirements. To learn more, head to va.gov or see 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 invest in senior living determined by the type of policy you have. Consult with a life insurance or economic advisor to learn about whether this program might work for your situation.

Many family members believe that Medicare will help purchase assisted living, but it can only cover short-term care. To find out more, go to Medicare's site.

Understanding Assisted Living Costs

Assisted living costs vary broadly from facility to facility, so that it pays to do your research. Below are a few points that can influence just how much you pay:

  • Type of residence
  • Size of apartment (studio, one- or two-bedroom house)
  • Types of providers needed
  • Geographical location
  • Located area of the facility
  • Level of opulence

Assisted living communities often charge a set fee that addresses many basic solutions, with extra charges added on for special services. Other communities will charge a service charge for each individual service, referred to as a la carte payment, so that residents only pay for the solutions they make use of. Typically, the monthly base fee includes only lease and meals, with care charged separately. Entrance costs and deposits are also frequently expected. Charges and prices vary by community, therefore it s necessary to question communities you are researching about their costs and services.

For more details about assisted living costs and fee structures, contact a Senior Living Advisor at A Place for Mom.

About Senior Living in St Augustine, Florida

Because of its low tax rates and tropical weather, the state of Florida is among one of the most popular areas in the United States for seniors. The Area Agency on Aging for Florida offers a wealth of resources for seniors and their families. Contact A Place for Mom to find out more about the more than 50 assisted living communities in St Augustine, Florida.

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