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Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Independent Living communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one; and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 281 Independent Living communities in Bradenton 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.

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Westminster Manor

1700 21st Avenue West, Bradenton, FL 34205

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Sunny skies and warm hearts beckon at Westminster Manor, offering A Strong Foundation for Your Future. Our beautiful community is conveniently located on quiet neighborhood streets in Bradenton. Enjoy a lifestyle enriched with maintenance-free living, a wide variety of choices in residences, our...

Westminster Point Pleasant

1533 4th Avenue West, Bradenton, FL 34205

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Watch the sun set over the water at Westminster Point Pleasant, an active senior living community on the Manatee River. We offer older adults an exciting and active lifestyle with spectacular waterfront views!Westminster Point Pleasant has been named Best Retirement Community and Best Assisted...

Truewood by Merrill, Bradenton

3409 26th Street West, Bradenton, FL 34205

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Welcome to Truewood by Merrill, Bradenton! If you are looking for a community that understands and honors you as a unique individual, you've come to the right place. We understand you probably have many questions, and we're here to help make the process as simple and straightforward as possible....

Bradenton Oaks

1015 7th Ave E, Bradenton, FL 34208

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At Bradenton Oaks, we provide a caring, comfortable atmosphere all wound up in an active and secure community. Located underneath the shade of the palm trees in Bradenton, our suburban campus is the perfect place to call home. With quality care provided in a compassionate and safe environment,...

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Woodlands Village

1055 301 Boulevard East, Bradenton, FL 34203

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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...

Freedom Village Bradenton, a CCRC

6406 21st Avenue West, Bradenton, FL 34209

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Because mowing your own lawn is a highly overrated experience.Are you ready to experiment with new hobbies, re-ignite your sense of purpose and enjoy new experiences and connections with interesting new friends?  At our Life Care CCRC (Continuing Care Retirement Community) in Bradenton, Florida,...

Water's Edge of Bradenton

3229 19th St W, Bradenton, FL 34208

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Water's Edge of BradentonWater’s Edge of Bradenton is a lovely assisted living community just off the coast of the Gulf of Mexico in the town of Bradenton, Florida. The local town is a vacation friendly area that is almost entirely filled with country clubs, beaches, and residential...

Brookdale Bradenton Gardens

5612 26th Street West, Bayshore Gardens, FL 34207

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Squeeze More Life Into Your Senior LivingFor our assisted living residents, life might never have been sweeter, as they have an almost endless onslaught of rewarding activities available every day. Tuesday hymn sings for our crooners, Wednesday Words With Friends for our word lovers, or Monday...

Brookdale Palma Sola

450 67th Street West, Bradenton, FL 34209

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Built for Lives Lived WellBrandenton seniors looking for luxury assisted living find it in Palma Sola. Choosing this community as your new home sweet home means trading the cares and worries of home ownership for a life where your biggest chore might be choosing what to do, or who to do it with.A...

Stone River Retirement Resort

7360 55th Ave E, Bradenton, FL 34203

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If you're looking to live in a luxurious, exciting, secure, and convenient place that you can call home, look no further than Stone River Resort Lifestyle Community. With cooking and cleaning taken care of by our professional staff, you'll have the time and freedom to enjoy all the amenities...

Desoto Beach Club

5201 Desoto Road, Sarasota, FL 34235

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Desoto Beach Club provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Desoto Beach Club offers you a quiet, beautiful home nestled within Sarasota. Residents enjoy the convenience of being close to all the things that make life rich, like shopping, great dining, golfing and...

The Windsor of Lakewood Ranch

8220 Nature's Way, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202

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The Windsor is a licensed assisted living residence dedicated to providing quality services in a warm, comfortable environment. We offer professional, personalized services designed to enhance the quality of life for those we serve. At The Windsor, we are dedicated to each resident's...

Alderman Oaks Retirement Center

727 Hudson Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236

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Alderman Oaks is a senior rental retirement community located in the 'Heart of Downtown Sarasota'. We are committed to providing high quality, high value, and affordable housing and care. At Alderman Oaks, we recognize and appreciate each person's God-given potential, individuality, and dignity. ...

Grand Villa of Sarasota

730 South Osprey Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236

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Grand Villa of Sarasota is a beautifully landscaped, Florida community situated on three lush acres on the Hudson Bayou. It is close to historic and charming downtown Sarasota, which offers residents plenty of excellent shopping and dining options. Residents enjoy our warm, relaxing environment,...

Aviva - A Campus for Senior Life

1951 N Honore Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34235

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Welcome to Aviva, Sarasota's only senior living rental community offering all levels of care.The Aviva Experience is about maximizing your potential. Live life to the fullest in our warm, intellectually stimulating environment which attracts educated and curious individuals. It is the perfect...

Cypress Springs

9085 Town Center Parkway, Bradenton, FL 34211

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We believe that Cypress Springs Gracious Retirement Living is so much more than walls and windows - it's a place to enjoy home-cooked meals, game night, or a quiet evening with family and friends. It's where you always feel comfortable, safe, and secure.At Cypress Springs, our management teams...

Cabot Reserve on the Green

4450 8th Street, Sarasota, FL 34232

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Cabot Reserve on the Green is a free standing assisted living community licensed for 60 residents and has been open since 1999. The community is part of Family Extended Care, a not for profit organization, with five communities in Florida and one in Georgia. Residents enjoy the serenity of...

Arietta

4 Maggie Ln, Sarasota, FL 34232

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Discover the Arietta lifestyleLife is a musical journey. Arietta offers independent living in Sarasota, FL for adults who are ready for their next adventure in life. Much like notes on a page that guide music, Arietta (meaning melody) guides you through a life of purpose and passion. Spacious...

American House Sarasota

4540 Bee Ridge Rd, Sarasota, FL 34233

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American House Sarasota is a premiere senior living community offering independent living and assisted living services in Sarasota Florida. Drawing people from all over the world with it's famous white sandy beaches, Sarasota boasts cultural and recreational opportunities for people of all ages,...

Brookdale Phillippi Creek

5501 Swift Road, Sarasota, FL 34231

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Putting the Life Back In Senior LivingYou’ll find exceptional memory care and assisted living at this community located in desirable Sarasota, Florida. Sarasota is a popular destination for people of all ages, boasting stunning Gulf beaches, a rich history that includes the Ringling Brothers...

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Learn More about Independent Living in Bradenton, FL

Independent living communities – also known simply as retirement communities – in Bradenton, Florida are geared towards seniors who are able to live on their own, without daily assistance, and prefer to live among people their age. This usually means residents are self-sufficient and do not require hands-on care. Think of Bradenton retirement communities as age-restricted (typically 55+) complexes, which provide organized activities, meal services, and transportation.


Cost of Independent Living in Bradenton, FL

The median monthly cost of independent living in Bradenton is about $2,199 in the city proper, and $2,893 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of independent living in the state of Florida is around $2,700.

For this type of senior living, Bradenton, Florida offers many great options, and A Place for Mom can help you find the right one.


Learn More About Bradenton, FL

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living in Bradenton is very close to the national average. The cost-of-living index is equal to the national average while the grocery index rating is slightly above average. The healthcare cost index score is considered to be much lower than the average. All index scores are based on a scale where a score of 100 is equivalent to the national average.

Cost-of-living indexGrocery indexHealth careMedian rentRent burdenMedian home valueMedian family income10010592$72716.4%$147,914$42,902

Local Hospitals

Bradenton, Florida is near a major metropolitan area and offers many options for medical care. The highest-rated hospitals in the Bradenton area are:

  • Sarasota Memorial Hospital – Founded in 1925, Bradenton Memorial Hospital is an 839-bed community which employs over 6,400 staff members and specializes in 60 fields.
  • Blake Medical Center – A 383-bed tertiary care hospital, Blake Medical Center is located in nearby Bradenton and is the county’s only trauma center. Blake Medical Center provides 24-hour emergency care, open heart surgery procedures, cancer treatment, and a variety of other specialties.
  • Doctors Hospital of Bradenton – Doctors Hospital of Bradenton originally opened in 1967 and currently operates as part of the HCA West Florida hospital system. The hospital is a 155-bed private community and focuses on a variety of specialties including cardiology and stroke care.

Weather and Climate

Bradenton has a Humid Subtropical type of climate according to the Koppen climate index. On average, the humidity level for Bradenton is roughly 72%. Humidity levels are highest during the month of September at about 75%. Humid subtropical regions are usually characterized by hot, humid summers and mild to cool winters, the latter of which is less common in a region as far south as Bradenton. In terms of inclement weather and natural disasters.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer tempTypical summer highTypical summer lowAverage winter tempTypical winter highTypical winter low83°F92°F (August)73°F (August)64°F75°F (December)52°F (February)

Air Quality

Average air quality index ratingAverage maximum air quality index rating41 (Good)54 in December (Moderate)

The peak air quality conditions are rated as moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation

Average monthly precipitationAverage maximum monthly precipitationAverage yearly snowfall7”12” (June)0”

Demographics and Values

Bradenton is a beautiful beach town on Florida’s west coast just a short distance south of Tampa. With an economy based mostly in tourism, Bradenton has been known as an ideal destination for those with a taste for the arts. The region is home to the Village of the Arts, which encompasses the area from 9th Ave West to 17th Ave West between 9th St. West and 14th St. West. Colorful houses, galleries and live/work studios beckon art lovers, casual shoppers and even just the curious to come on in and check out the Village. There’s plenty to discover downtown as well, with fine food & drink, shopping and entertainment along Old Main Street and along the Riverwalk.

2016 Presidential Election for Bradenton County

Voted DemocraticVoted RepublicanVoted Third Party42.30%53.79%3.91%

Population Statistics

Total PopulationPopulation density56,5081,512 people per square mile

Age

Median60+70+80+4313%9%9%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diplomaCollege degreeGraduate degree27%35%14%

Race & Ethnicity

AsianBlackHispanicNative AmericanWhiteTwo or more1%18.6%17%0.1%76.6%1.8%

Crime

Total crimesProperty crimes per 1,000 citizensViolent crimes per 1,000 citizens2,318356

Miscellaneous

UnemployedParticipate in the labor forceHave some form of disabilityLive in povertyWidowsVeterans7%53%17%17%10%10%

Bradenton is considered friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community are typically accepted by the general public and can actively participate in public life without fear of bigotry.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Bradenton is located on the west coast of Florida, just 8 miles east of the white sandy beaches of Anna Maria Island and Longboat Key. The city is also home to the Bradenton Blues Festival, proving it can stay cool. Bradenton was established in 1842 and was originally spelled “Braidentown,” but thanks to a spelling error when applying for a post office in 1878, became amended to “Bradentown.” The city took the name of Dr. Joseph Braden, whose nearby fort-like house was a refuge for early settlers during the Seminole Wars. Though on the outside Bradenton might present itself as a beach town, beneath the surface is a varied cultural landscape.

Aside from its cultural offerings, Bradenton’s reputation as a beach town definitely holds water. The city’s coast along the Gulf of Mexico is lined by 6 islands, each with pristine beaches. Longboat Key, the longest of Bradenton’s island beaches, is a calmer beach with a relaxing atmosphere and tends to be less crowded than other options. Siesta Key is another island, which consists of multiple beaches. Its namesake beach is often regarded as one of the best beaches in the world. In Venice, a short trip south of the city, one can find Caspersen Beach. A great option if you don’t feel like trekking to an island, Caspersen Beach features hiking trails and boardwalks, and the nearby Brohard Paw Park – the only dog-friendly beach in Bradenton County.

Transportation

Bradenton features a helpful public bus system operated by Bradenton County Area Transit, or SCAT. These buses feature routes which cover a wide range of the city and run daily from roughly 5:30 am to 10:30pm. SCAT also runs the Siesta Key Breeze Trolley – a free, open-air trolley that runs along the beaches of Siesta Key and is in operation 365 days a year. Bradenton is not the most convenient city to rely on walking for accomplishing most daily tasks, but the pleasant Florida weather permits outdoor strolls to be a frequent possibility.

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