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Senior housing types near Vero Beach, FL

  • HarborChase of Vero Beach

    HarborChase of Vero Beach

    4150 Indian River Blvd., Vero Beach, FL 32967
    (18)
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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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  • Isles of Vero Beach

    Isles of Vero Beach

    1700 Waterford Drive, Vero Beach, FL 32966
    (33)
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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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  • Florida Baptist Retirement Center

    1006 33rd Street, Vero Beach, FL 32960
    (6)
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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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  • Brookdale Vero Beach South AL

    Brookdale Vero Beach South AL

    410 4th Court, Vero Beach, FL 32962
    (12)
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    Live Life Well Here Choose our community for your next home sweet home and you’ll get to live life in a relaxed environment, letting us do all the cooking, cleaning and chores. You’ll have more time, and more ways to enjoy your retirement lifestyle. And because we have trained staff, including...

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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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  • Sonata Vero Beach

    Sonata Vero Beach

    2425 20th St, Vero Beach, FL 32960
    (15)
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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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  • Renaissance Senior Living of Vero Beach

    2100 10th Avenue, Vero Beach, FL 32960
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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
    (26)
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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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  • 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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    Jensen Beach Senior Living Never Looked So Good Residents here enjoy 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...

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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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  • Angels On Your Shoulder

    487 Godfrey Road SE, Palm Bay, FL 32909
    (2)
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    Angels On Your Shoulder is a residential care home located in charming, innovative Palm Bay, Florida which in Brevard County. The scenic area is best known for the beautiful Turkey Creek Sanctuary which embodies the freshwater wildlife of Turkey Creek. Palm Bay is an appealing place to live with...

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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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  • Brookdale West Melbourne AL

    Brookdale West Melbourne AL

    7300 Greenboro Drive, West Melbourne, FL 32904
    (15)
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    Our assisted-living community, on the Atlantic coast of sunny Florida, offers an engaging social life that will pull you away from the TV and into card and board games, happy hour socials, fitness classes, art and other creative projects, lively meals, fun outings and anything else that you want to...

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  • The Brennity at Melbourne Senior Living

    The Brennity at Melbourne Senior Living

    7300 Watersong Lane, Melbourne, FL 32940
    (26)
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    Located in the upscale area of Viera, The Brennity at Melbourne is the clear choice for today's perceptive retirees and their families. Medical services, shopping, restaurants and hospitals are all close by. Convenience is built right in. The Brennity at Melbourne modernizes and redefines the...

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  • Brookdale West Melbourne

    Brookdale West Melbourne

    7200 Greenboro Drive, West Melbourne, FL 32904
    (22)
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    Brookdale West Melbourne is an assisted living community in West Melbourne, Florida. West Melbourne is a fast growing community located on Florida's Space coast. Brookdale West Melbourne has an ideal locations near shopping, banks, medical providers and is only a short drive from stunning beaches...

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  • Mavis Hinson AFCH

    600 South 10th Street, Fort Pierce, FL 34950
    (1)
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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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  • Sonata Viera

    Sonata Viera

    3325 Breslay Drive, Melbourne, FL 32940
    (13)
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    Sonata Viera assisted living provides compassionate and distinctive living for today's senior. Our Harmony assisted living offers a different brand of senior living, founded on an unwavering commitment to customer service and resident choice. Blending signature programming, technology, a commitment...

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  • Zon Beachside

    Zon Beachside

    1894 S Patrick Dr, Indian Harbour Beach, FL 32937
    (1)
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    Beachside Living. Your Life. Your Way. Experience the lifestyle option at Zon Beachside. Conveniently located near walking paths and community parks. Providing an unmatched senior living experience with many apartment options available for both Assisted Living and Memory Care. Experience our...

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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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  • Witza Larionne

    189 Donald Avenue Northeast, Palm Bay, FL 32909
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    Witza Larionne senior care facility is located in Palm Bay, Florida, and may be the best place admit your elderly family member when you're searching for quality care. The property is an adult day care and specializes in providing Alzheimer's treatment for seniors. There are health professionals on...

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  • Brookdale Stuart

    Brookdale Stuart

    3401 Southeast Aster Lane, Stuart, FL 34994
    (16)
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    The Finest Senior Living in Stuart If you think that your best years of senior living are behind you, it might be time to visit our vibrant, welcoming community. We are a luxurious assisted living community located along the Atlantic Coast of Florida in Stuart, the Sailfish Capital of the World....

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  • 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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  • A & J Assisted Living

    2466 Ralph Ave, Palm Bay, FL 32909
    (3)
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    A & J Assisted Living senior care home is in Brevard County, Palm Bay, in the sunny weather Florida's east central coast. HAssisted Living way between Miami City and Jacksonville, Palm Bay, FL, you will find the wonderful A & J Assisted Living in an area surrounded by hanging orchids and big oaks....

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  • Pelican Garden

    177 Empress Avenue, Sebastian, FL 32958
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    Pelican Garden is an assisted living community located in the beautiful Florida town of Sebastian, Indian River County, about 15 miles north of Vero Beach, in an area known as the Treasure Coast. Our community is named after the Pelican Island Wildlife Refuge located just across the Indian River....

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  • Greenwood Place

    Greenwood Place

    2680 Croton Rd, Melbourne, FL 32935
    (26)
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    Greenwood Place is a premiere independent and assisted living community in Melbourne, Florida. Known as The Harbor City, the city of Melbourne offers all the conveniences and luxuries that come with living in a big city with a slower pace of life that its citizens love. Located halfway between...

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  • Veta's We Care Assisted Living Facility

    510 Sebastian Crossings Boulevard, Sebastian, FL 32958
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    Vetas We Care is located in the gorgeous Sebastian, Florida. It is the most relaxing place to be in the entire state. If you are looking for professional senior care, then we are there. We pride ourselves in making sure every single one of our residents are doing doing their best, and getting the...

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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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  • Glenville Pines Assisted Living Facility

    1351 Steele Road Southeast, Palm Bay, FL 32909
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    The Glenville Pines Assisted Living Facility is located in a quiet residential neighborhood in Palm Bay, Florida. It is a small facility, that houses only five residents at a time. Our small size allows our staff to provide personalized and immediate care to each resident. Our rooms feature beds,...

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  • 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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  • 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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  • There's Nothing Like Home Care

    251 Falls Church ST SW, Palm Bay, FL 32908
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    There's Nothing Like Home Care is a senior care home located in Palm Bay, FL, which is situated in Brevard County. Palm Bay, which is located on Florida's east coast, is home to beautiful parks, exciting events and an abundance of recreational opportunities. From its festive holiday parades to its...

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  • J & K Assisted Living II

    133 Lehigh Avenue Southeast, Palm Bay, FL 32909
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    J & K Assisted Living II is situated in an excellent location off of Malabar Road, near Colonial Square Commercial Center. We provide services for Alzheimer and dementia patients, with a focus on programs to enhance memory. We also provide comprehensive senior living services. Residents have help...

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  • Silver Pines Assisted Living LLC

    2360 Madrid Avenue SE, Palm Bay, FL 32909
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    Silver Pines Assisted Living LLC is located in Palm Bay, FL in Brevard County. This residential care home offers the help that you are looking for in a location that is full of beautiful scenery. Those who spend time in Palm Bay appreciate the ocean views that are available there, and they also...

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  • Jeroll Care Assisted Living

    107 Coffee Street Southeast, Palm Bay, FL 32909
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    Building Credibility: 1. We have been licensed since August 2012. 2.The owner and administrator has 16 years of experience in senior care. 3. No, we have not won any awards yet. We are licensed and certified by AHCA. 4. We are not part of a national chain. What makes makes us unique and special is...

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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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  • 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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  • The Lynmoore

    The Lynmoore

    1550 North Lawnwood Circle, Fort Pierce, FL 34950
    (23)
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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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  • Grand Oaks of Okeechobee

    Grand Oaks of Okeechobee

    203 SE 2nd Street, Okeechobee, FL 34974
    (2)
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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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  • 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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  • Melba Cove

    Melba Cove

    267 Melba Avenue NW, Palm Bay, FL 32907
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    Located in Palm Bay, Florida, Melba Cove is a senior care home that, above all, allows seniors to live out their best years in comfort and peace. Palm Bay is the most populous city in Brevard County, surrounded by everything Florida is famous for: surf, sand, breathtaking sunsets, lush green spaces...

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  • Grand Villa of Melbourne

    Grand Villa of Melbourne

    964 South Harbor City Boulevard, Melbourne, FL 32901
    (28)
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    At Grand Villa of Melbourne Senior Living Community we offer a choice of lifestyles based upon your individual needs. We provide Assisted Living, Memory Care, Personal Care, Short-term/Respite Care and a Senior Day and Overnight Program. Whatever lifestyle you choose, you are assured of our most...

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  • Hibiscus Court

    Hibiscus Court

    540 E Hibiscus Blvd, Melbourne, FL 32901
    (59)
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    Hibiscus Court Senior Assisted Living Community caters to active senior assisted living and secured memory care services in sunny Melbourne, Florida. Licensed for 78 residents, Hibiscus Court offers a vibrant, active lifestyle while also creating a warm and comfortable home-like feel. Conveniently...

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  • Victoria Landing ALF

    Victoria Landing ALF

    1279 Houston St., Melbourne, FL 32937
    (8)
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    If you want to know what a true resort-style assisted living community looks, tastes and feels like, you've got to do more than read the brochure — you need to come read the signs for yourself. Schedule a visit to Victoria Landing and you'll see that all signs point to enjoying life to its...

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  • Vitality Resort Assisted Living

    Vitality Resort Assisted Living

    1258 SW Ermine Ave, Port St Lucie, FL 34953
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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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  • Surfside Sanctuary a Beachland Retirement

    Surfside Sanctuary a Beachland Retirement

    462 Hernando St, Fort Pierce, FL 34949
    (2)
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Brookdale Melbourne

    Brookdale Melbourne

    1765 West Hibiscus Boulevard, Melbourne, FL 32901
    (28)
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    A Great Backdrop for a Great Life If you live in the greater Palm Bay area, you have an exceptional choice for senior living right in the heart of West Melbourne. You’ll get to explore a new kind of senior lifestyle, as our staff takes care of the cooking, cleaning and typical household chores, so...

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  • A Place Like Home Assisted Living Facility

    A Place Like Home Assisted Living Facility

    1971 Port Malabar Boulevard, Palm Bay, FL 32905
    (9)
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    Looking for an Assisted Living Facility in the Palm Bay Florida area for yourself or a loved one? WELCOME to the website of our beautiful assisted living facility, A Place Like Home. It is nice to have you here. Please relax and feel free to look around. As you begin your process of looking for the...

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  • A & C Godbless Assisted Living Facility

    235 Gaspar Street SW, Palm Bay, FL 32908
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    A & C Godbless Assisted Living Facility is a residential care home for seniors located in the city of Palm Bay, Florida which is in Brevard County. The city of Palm Bay boasts numerous recreational sites including the Turkey Creek Sanctuary. This nature reserve has numerous hiking and jogging paths,...

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Assisted Living in Vero Beach, Florida

What Is Assisted Living?

Assisted living communities provide lodging and care to seniors who want some assistance with daily things such as taking medicines, preparing meals and other individualized care needs. Assisted living facilities can be found in all sizes and shapes, so visiting them is the ideal way to determine which one is most beneficial for you or your loved one.

What Services Are Available in Assisted Living?

No one assisted living community is like another. At the very least, assisted living provides independently minded seniors living accommodations, meals, assistance with things such as bathing and dressing as well as a wide range of activities such as wellness programs, social events, excursions and much more, all in a safe and secure environment with their peers.

What Are ADLs?

In case you are researching assisted living you’ve likely come across the acronym ADLs, which means the Activities of Daily Living. ADLs include:

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

Developed in the 1950s, ADLs assess an person's general health and function. In general, older individuals who can take care of ADLs by themselves but who are thinking about a proceed to senior living may be better applicants for independent living.

Should you have inquiries about what care type may be the best match for your loved one, contact 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 describe a new sort of residential living for elderly individuals that was notably different from more customary nursing home models. Assisted living is designed for individuals who need some assistance with some day to day activities but who still would like a certain level of self-sufficiency and who want to live in an apartment-like setting like a studio or a one-bedroom apartment. Many assisted living facilities offer a extensive calendar of activities and events and provide a variety of meal choices to accommodate different tastes and requirements, including restaurant-style options. Small pets are often allowed.

In contrast, the sign of nursing homes is that they supply skilled nursing care. They are designed to meet the needs of seniors and other people who have medical types of conditions that require 24x7 medical attention. Meals or snacks are generally offered in a central dining hall and residents live in private or shared bedrooms. Some nursing homes also offer short-term rehabilitative care. Nursing homes today are also known as convalescent care centers, nursing centers, experienced nursing facilities and long-term care facilities. Because they offer more help and support, nursing homes are more expensive than assisted living facilities.

Both skilled nursing and assisted living communities may offer memory care, which is unique support for people dealing with cognitive loss. In fact, 40% of the people who live in assisted living in the state of Florida are living with some type of Alzheimer's, according to the National Center for Assisted Living. Generally, people living with the earlier stages of Alzheimer’s or dementia are best served by assisted living communities while people living with later stages of dementia or Alzheimer's need the health care of a nursing facillity.

What Is Assisted Living Like?

While every community can be different, here are a few characteristics that most assisted living communities share:

  • They offer different levels of care, occasionally at assorted price points.
  • They offer different living options, from studios to one-bedroom apartments.
  • Many allow people to bring their own pets, including birds, cats and in some instances smaller dogs.
  • They cater to differing backgrounds, cultures and interests. Some communities, for example, are faith-based, while others are multilingual, with actions and cuisine options to complement. Some are designed for retired armed service veterans or college alumni and are located on or near bases and campuses.
  • They often offer facilities for couples in addition to individuals.
  • They range in size. Some communities have only 20 occupants, while others many have more than 200.

With so many options to choose from, choosing the best place can seem complicated. 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 interested in, what your budget is and what special needs your family member may have. Best of all their guidance is free!

When Is It Time to Consider Assisted Living?

If you are asking this question, chances are that it’s time you find out more about senior living. Here are a few other indications that assisted living might be right for both your loved one and you.

  • You are concerned for your loved one’s basic safety.
  • You are concerned they aren’t eating properly.
  • You are concerned about them going out of the house by themselves.
  • You notice they are spending much less time with family and friends.
  • You get a telephone call or note from a neighbor who's worried about them.
  • You observe that your family member may have problems remembering people’s names or utilizing a familiar 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 are able to reply to your questions and assist you to figure out next steps. On top of that, their expertise is free!

Assisted Living Inspections and Ratings

Florida provides families with superb 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 program is one of the most transparent in the country. To find the information of an assisted living facility in the greater Vero Beach area, go to the FloridaHealthFinder.gov site and query by facility type to find inspection reviews, licensure data, fines and actions assessed against the community, availability of nursing staff, a crisis plan summary and more.

The state of Florida requires that new assisted living occupants have a medical exam within a month of move-in to decide on an personalized care plan. The state also requires a minimum number of weekly worker hours dependant on the number of individuals who reside in a community to ensure care plans can be accommodated.

10 Things to Look For When Touring an Assisted Living Facility

The way to figure out if an assisted living community is right for your loved one is to visit a community -- or even better, four or five of them! Here are some factors to take note of when you visit:

  1. Does the staff interact with the residents?
  2. Is the residence clean, odor free and well taken care of?
  3. Is there a process in place for determining the requirements of a new resident?
  4. Can residents request transportation if they require it?
  5. Are the staff professional and polite?
  6. Are there particular visiting hours or are family and friends welcome anytime?
  7. Will each resident have a care plan in place?
  8. What happens if a resident’s requirements change?
  9. Is there an emergency program in place in case of a natural or manmade disaster?
  10. Do the people 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 Vero Beach, Florida?

According to the A Place for Mom Senior Living Cost Index, assisted living in the city of Vero Beach, Florida ranges from $1500 to $6200 per month.

The Senior Living Cost Index is based on exactly what A Place for Mom customers paid when they moved to senior living. It is the only price database of its kind. By giving this information, families can learn how much they could save in different regions of a specific metropolitan area or even a bordering state.

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

How to Pay for Senior Living In Vero Beach, FL

How to pay for assisted living is one of the most typical questions families have when they meet with one of our Senior Living Advisors. Here are some of the most common financing resources for senior living:

  • Personal income or savings. If a senior will not have enough money saved to pay for long-term care, it’s common for households to pool funds to make up up the difference.
  • Home equity. Often, seniors sell their house to finance senior living. In some instances, a bridge loan may be available to help cover the expense of moving while the home is prepared for sale.
  • Long-term care insurance. This special kind of insurance is made to finance senior care expenses. Some policies may cover other expenditures that can be incurred through the move to assisted living, for example hiring a case manager or treatment advisor.
  • Veterans benefits. Many seniors have served in the military and could qualify for support. Because benefits move unused, so it’s worthwhile to check to check out if your loved one or his/ her spouse might qualify. For more information, go to va.gov or download our Guideline to VA Benefits and Long-Term Care for more details.
  • Sale of a life insurance policy. There are several ways to use life insurance coverage to fund senior living depending on the kind of policy you hold. Consult a life insurance or economic advisor to learn about whether this option might work for your situation.

Many families believe that Medicare will help pay for assisted living, but it only covers short-term care. To learn more, head to medicare.gov.

Understanding Assisted Living Costs

Assisted living costs differ widely from community to community, it pays to do your research. Here are some factors that may impact how much you pay:

  • Kind of residence
  • Size of accommodation (studio, one- or two-bedroom unit)
  • Types of providers required
  • Geographical area
  • Location of the community
  • Level of high end amenities

Assisted living facilities often charge a flat amount that addresses many basic services, with supplemental costs applied for particular services. Additional communities will charge a charge for each service, referred to as a la carte payment, to ensure that residents only pay for the assistance they make use of. Ordinarily, the monthly base rate covers only lease and meals, with care charged separately. Entrance fees and deposits are also frequently required. Fees and rates vary by facility, therefore it’s essential to ask facilities you are exploring about their costs and services.

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

About Senior Living in Vero Beach, Florida

With its low tax prices and tropical weather, the state of Florida is among probably the most popular places in the United States for seniors. The Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida offers a wealth of resources for seniors and their families.

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