Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Home Care Agencies. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one; and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 133 Home Care Agencies in Tallahassee and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.
18 9th Street, Suite 406, Columbus, GA 31901
A Hand to Hold was founded in 1999 with a mission of making the elderly care experience a better one. With the professional guidance and oversight of our Care Managers, we are able to make the home care experience better … one client, one family at a time! All Care Managers are experts in...
2730 US 1 South, Suite O, Jacksonville, FL 32256
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Home Instead Senior Care enables the elderly to live independently. It's at home where quality of life is enhanced without the stress of interrupted routines and changes in daily habits. Our non-medical CAREGivers provide one-on-one support and interaction that reduce feelings of isolation and...
9191 R G Skinner Pkwy #803, Jacksonville, FL 32256
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Home Instead Senior Care is a franchised company with more than 1000 offices worldwide. Our local Home Instead has been in business since 1997 and continues to be run by the original owners. Our franchises here service Duval, St. Johns, Nassau and Flagler Counties. We are available 24/7 and can...
Tallahassee is the capital of Florida and the largest city in the state’s “Panhandle” region. There are a number of universities in the city that bring plenty of vibrant culture to Tallahassee, especially on a college football game day.
Home care, or in-home care, is a service which offers compassion and help to seniors who need assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs) and wish to remain in their homes. Levels of care vary according to need, and can include companionship, meal prep, cleaning, transportation, and help with ADLs like bathing and dressing. Home care aides are trained to understand the nuances of senior care but generally aren’t licensed to provide medical services.
The median monthly cost of a home health aide is $4,200 in both Tallahassee and the state of Florida, according to Genworth.
The cost of living in Tallahassee is rated well below the national average, making the city a great option for seniors looking for an affordable place to settle down.
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 two times greater than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half the average.
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The top hospitals that service Tallahassee, FL include:
Tallahassee’s climate is classified as humid subtropical, which means the city experiences above average rainfall and extremely warm summers. The average humidity level is 70%, and humidity levels are often highest during August at about 74%.
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.
Race & Ethnicity
These figures were taken from the most recent U.S. Census.
These scores were taken from the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.
2016 Presidential Election Results for Leon County
Tallahassee is the capital of Florida and the largest city in the state’s Panhandle. The city is known for being a regional commercial hub and is home to the Florida Bar Association, the Florida Chamber of Commerce, and the Supreme Court of Florida. Tallahassee is also home to two large universities – Florida State University and Florida A&M. The Florida State Seminoles are the favorite local sports team and many of the city’s residents are avid football and basketball fans.
Tallahassee is a great location for seniors who enjoy learning about local and regional history. The city is home to a number of museums, including the Tallahassee Museum, the Museum of Florida History, and the Florida Historic State Capitol Museum. There are also a number of historical landmarks in Tallahassee, such as Mission San Luis, an early Spanish settlement, and the archaeologically significant Lake Jackson Mounds State Park, the site of a number of large earthwork mounds built by the region’s Indigenous people.
Fans of the performing arts will enjoy Tallahassee’s thriving arts scene. At the center is the Museum of Fine Arts at Florida State University, which puts on performances and gallery showings throughout the year. Another popular performing arts venue in the city is the Railroad Square Arts Park which hosts a weekly pop-up gallery every Friday featuring performances from local artists.
Public transportation in Tallahassee is provided by StarMetro which operates a number of routes in and around the city. StarMetro also offers an accessible rideshare-based Dial-A-Ride service and an airport shuttle service.