Independent Living Communities near Miami, FL

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Enjoy the splendor of independent living in the thriving city of Miami located Miami-Dade, Florida. This easy to traverse city is friendly to walkers and bike riders and served by buses, light rails, and even a heavy rail system that travels to almost every major location in Florida. Thus, whether you want to take a day trip to the Magic KIngdom in Orlando or just spend the day shopping at the quaint shops in the Coconut Grove neighborhood, you will never have difficulty traveling. With independent living in Miami you will also never face difficulty at home. The right retirement community helps you sheds responsibilities and stress, freeing you to simply enjoy the warm weather and beautiful attractions of Miami.

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  • Imperial Club

    Imperial Club

    2751 NE 183rd Street, Aventura, FL 33160
    (13)
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    Welcome to Imperial Club , Aventura's best value in full-service retirement living. We are a community for those desiring either an Independent retirement lifestyle, with additional services, such as our Independent Plus Program or Assisted Living services, available for when residents' needs change...

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  • Vi at Aventura

    Vi at Aventura

    19333 W Country Club Dr, Aventura, FL 33180
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    Imagine waking up every day to gorgeous views on your balcony at Vi at Aventura. Enjoy an uncompromising lifestyle in an extraordinary place that you will love calling home. Vi at Aventura is a Life Plan Community, also known as a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), located in Aventura,...

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  • The Peninsula

    The Peninsula

    5100 W Hallandale Beach Blvd, Hollywood, FL 33023
    (52)
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    The Peninsula Assisted Living Community offers assisted living and secured memory and Alzheimer's care services in Hollywood, Florida. Licensed for 200 residents, The Peninsula is full of vibrant activity while also offering a warm and comfortable feel. The residence offers affordable assisted...

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  • Five Star Premier Residences of Hollywood

    Five Star Premier Residences of Hollywood

    2480 North Park Road, Hollywood, FL 33021
    (1)
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    Formerly Classic Residence by Hyatt in Hollywood Write your next chapter today. enjoy embrace engage enrich Are you ready to embrace a whole new level of independence? Classic Residence in Hollywood is the community where you'll find The Vital Elements that are important to living life to the...

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  • Five Star Premier Residences of Plantation

    Five Star Premier Residences of Plantation

    8500 West Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33322
    (2)
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    Formerly Classic Residence by Hyatt in Plantation Write your next chapter today. enjoy embrace engage enrich Are you ready to embrace a whole new level of independence? Classic Residence in Plantation is the community where you'll find The Vital Elements that are important to living life to the...

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  • UpsideHoM Fort Lauderdale

    UpsideHoM Fort Lauderdale

    421 NE 6th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
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    New, affordable, luxury living option! Live like The Golden Girls! UpsideHoM is the only fully managed, shared living option for active, independent seniors. Live in a beautiful 2 or 3 bedroom shared apartment in the heart of South FL in a vibrant, lively and amenity-rich apartment community....

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  • Pacifica Senior Living Sunrise

    Pacifica Senior Living Sunrise

    4201 Springtree Dr, Sunrise, FL 33351
    (51)
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    Pacifica Senior Living Sunrise provides excellent assisted living and memory care options for seniors in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Our ideal location among many quality shopping centers and restaurants creates a wonderful setting for seniors to enjoy retirement life. Our intimate community is an...

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  • Garden Plaza at Inverrary

    Garden Plaza at Inverrary

    4251 Rock Island Rd, Lauderhill, FL 33319
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    Residents of Garden Plaza at Inverrary in Lauderhill, Florida, enjoy a dynamic retirement set in a beautiful independent living and assisted living community. With resort-style surroundings and premier services and amenities, Garden Plaza at Inverrary maintains an environment residents are proud to...

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  • Pacifica Senior Living Forest Trace

    Pacifica Senior Living Forest Trace

    5500 NW 69th Ave, Lauderhill, FL 33319
    (75)
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    Discover Luxury Senior Living Escape to Pacifica Senior Living Forest Trace. Journey beyond the predictable and uninspiring. Escape the ordinary. Discover affordable luxury senior living at Pacifica Senior Living Forest Trace. Here you can immerse yourself in an exclusive lifestyle reserved for...

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  • Atria Willow Wood

    Atria Willow Wood

    2855 W Commercial Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
    (50)
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    Atria Willow Wood is a 278-apartment retirement community located on more than 18 acres of extensively landscaped grounds in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Our community caters to independent living, assisted living, and memory care residents. Our excellent location provides seclusion from traffic and the...

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  • The Preserve at Palm-Aire

    The Preserve at Palm-Aire

    3701 W. McNab Road, Pompano Beach, FL 33069
    (69)
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    The Preserve at Palm-Aire provides the highest quality of geriatric care, assisted and independent living in the Pompano Beach, Florida area, including innovative memory care designed specifically for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Every resident receives unique and...

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  • The Court at Palm Aire

    The Court at Palm Aire

    2701 North Course Drive, Pompano Beach, FL 33069
    (5)
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    The Court at Palm-Aire is a continuing care retirement community, offering independent & assisted living, skilled nursing and many ancillary wellness services, in the exclusive neighborhood of Palm Aire in Pompano Beach. In addition to spacious apartments, three chef-prepared meals daily, weekly...

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  • Five Star Premier Residences of Pompano Beach

    Five Star Premier Residences of Pompano Beach

    1371 South Ocean Boulevard, Pompano Beach, FL 33062
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    For over 22 years, Premier Residences of Pompano Beach has served the needs of our residents in our beautiful Ocean View community. As part of the Five Star Senior Living family, we proudly provide both Independent Living and Assisting Living services and amenities that cater to the needs of older...

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  • Waterside Landing (Now Open)

    Waterside Landing (Now Open)

    5600 Lakeside Drive North, Margate, FL 33063
    (53)
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    Building an Exceptional Life We are an assisted living and independent living community for seniors where you can find a wonderful retirement lifestyle that lets you trade the hassle and stress of living at home for comfort and relaxation surrounded by other seniors just like you. Our intimate...

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  • Margate Manor

    Margate Manor

    1189 W River Drive, Margate, FL 33063
    (7)
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    Margate Manor is a lovely, quaint 64 bed Assisted Living Residence abutting the shores of Margate Lake. Upon entering the immaculate premises one is impressed with both serenity and a very lively atmosphere. It is a mixture of a New England Bed and Breakfast with an Old Florida feel. Margate Manor...

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  • UpsideHoM Pompano Beach

    UpsideHoM Pompano Beach

    1631 S Federal Hwy, Pompano Beach, FL 33062
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    New, affordable, luxury living option! Live like The Golden Girls! UpsideHoM is the only fully managed, shared living option for active, independent seniors. Live in a beautiful 2 or 3 bedroom shared apartment in the heart of South FL in a vibrant, lively and amenity-rich apartment community....

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  • Park Summit

    Park Summit

    8500 Royal Palm Boulevard, Coral Springs, FL 33065
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    Park Summit is a premier continuing care rental retirement community, offering independent living, assisted living, rehabilitation and skilled nursing care. We are located approximately 20 miles northwest of Fort Lauderdale, in the city of Coral Springs, on seven beautifully-landscaped acres. We are...

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  • The Horizon Club

    The Horizon Club

    1208 South Military Trail, Deerfield Beach, FL 33442
    (4)
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    Located just minutes from I-95, the Sawgrass Expressway and Florida's Turnpike, the Horizon Club is also close to gourmet restaurants and shopping.  Nestled in a park-like setting of 15 wooded acres, our community offers to our residents a lake, walking paths, three courtyards with tropical...

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  • The Forum at Deer Creek

    The Forum at Deer Creek

    3001 Deer Creek Country Club Blvd, Deerfield Beach, FL 33442
    (9)
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    The Forum at Deer Creek is an Independent Full-Service Retirement Community. An easy drive from the West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale airports, The Forum at Deer Creek is a beautiful country club community surrounded by water and lush landscaping. In this amazing country club setting, we pride...

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  • Stratford Court at Boca Pointe

    Stratford Court at Boca Pointe

    6343 Via De Sonrisa Del Sur, Boca Raton, FL 33433
    (61)
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    Sunrise Independent Living is for seniors who want to maintain their rich and rewarding life without the responsibilities of running a household. Here, you're given independence and options. We offer a choice of apartment floor plans, restaurant-style dining, housekeeping services, exercise and...

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  • Five Star Premier Residences of Boca Raton

    Five Star Premier Residences of Boca Raton

    22601 Camino Del Mar, Boca Raton, FL 33433
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    Formerly Classic Residence by Hyatt in Boca Raton Write your next chapter today. enjoy embrace engage enrich Are you ready to embrace a whole new level of independence? Classic Residence in Boca Raton is the community where you'll find The Vital Elements that are important to living life to the...

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  • UpsideHoM Boca Resort

    UpsideHoM Boca Resort

    5881 Town Bay Dr, Boca Raton, FL 33486
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    New, affordable, luxury living option! Live like The Golden Girls! UpsideHoM is the only fully managed, shared living option for active, independent seniors. Live in a beautiful 2 or 3 bedroom shared apartment in the heart of South FL in a vibrant, lively and amenity-rich apartment community....

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  • Veranda Club

    Veranda Club

    6061 Palmetto Circle North, Boca Raton, FL 33433
    (25)
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    Gain a new perspective at Veranda Club, located in sunny Boca Raton, Florida. Our community offers Independent Living and Assisted Living services in a warm environment that encourages social activities, wellness and comfort. Residents enjoy weekly happy hours, visiting lecturers and Shabbat...

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  • UpSideHoM East Boca

    UpSideHoM East Boca

    320 W Palmetto Park Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33432
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    New, affordable, luxury living option! Live like The Golden Girls! UpsideHoM is the only fully managed, shared living option for active, independent seniors. Live in a beautiful 2 or 3 bedroom shared apartment in the heart of South FL in a vibrant, lively and amenity-rich apartment community....

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  • The Phoenix at Delray

    The Phoenix at Delray

    5624 Linton Blvd, Delray Beach, FL 33484
    (12)
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    The Phoenix at Delray offers beautifully appointed apartment homes, exceptional customer service, premium community amenities, engaging activities and exciting social events. Culinary delights served daily from our on-site restaurant feature seasonal ingredients to create a taste tempting menu...

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  • Abbey Delray South a CCRC

    Abbey Delray South a CCRC

    1717 Homewood Blvd, Delray Beach, FL 33445
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    Abbey Delray South is a Continuing Care Retirement Community, which ensures predictable costs for care provided by those you already know and trust. Our parent company is Lifespace Communities, Inc. Lifespace is headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa, has been operating for over 40 years and is the...

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  • Atlantic Shores Retirement Residence

    1500 North Riverside Drive, Pompano Beach, FL 33062
    (2)
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    Atlantic Shores Retirement Residence is an assisted living community situated in the beautiful city of Pompano Beach, FL. Located just north of Fort Lauderdale along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean, this vibrant city is well-known for its beautiful beachfront and charming historic district. Visitors...

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  • Casa di Angelo Friendship Suites NOW OPEN

    Casa di Angelo Friendship Suites NOW OPEN

    1419 Meridian Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140
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  • Belmont Village Fort Lauderdale (Opening Spring/ Summer 2020)

    Belmont Village Fort Lauderdale (Opening Spring/ Summer 2020)

    1031 Seminole Drive, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
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  • Key Largo Beach

    300 Buttonwood Circle, Key Largo, FL 33037
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Miami, Florida

Independent Living

For those who desire to live primarily without personal care assistance but wish for the benefit of having chores and housekeeping handled by professionalls, an Independent Living Community could be the perfect option. Residents can use their free time as they desire while their meals are prepared by a professionall chef, housekeeping and laundry duties are taken care of by staff, and recreational activities are scheduled and organized. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to be among peers, surrounded by others of similar ages and backgrounds. Residents' quarters consist of private living spaces, each with their own kitchen. The independence of apartment life is still enjoyed, offering opportunities to socialize with guests and visitors in a private and personal setting. While policies vary between locations, a number of residences allow cats and dogs as well. If residents decide they would like to utilize the services of independent medical professionalls, they always have the option. There are an assortment of expenses and advantages to consider while selecting an independent living community. It is important to learn if these services are included in the service plan: housekeeping, parking, laundry, Waiting list deposit, field trips, initial assessment fee, internet access, and transportation. The benefits that pertain to independent living include private rental hall, transportation, game/TV room, fitness center & swimming pool, laundry service, healthcare center, restaurant-style dining hall, and security guards.

Demographics and Values

In Miami, 1.8% of the population are veterans. Miami is considered neutral to members of the LGBTQ+ community. During the last presidential election, 33.8% voted Republican, 63.2% voted Democrat, and 2.9% voted for a third party candidate in Miami-Dade county. In Miami, 23.9% do not have health insurance, 6.6% are widowed, 61.8% participate in the labor force, and 12.0% have some form of disability. The current population of Miami is growing at a rate of 0.019%. Miami has a population density of 4,969 people per square mile. In terms of education, 10.0% have a graduate degree, 26.3% have a college degree, and 29.8% have a high-school diploma. Out of the total city population, 50.6% are female and 49.4% are male. The median age of Miami is 40 years old. In Miami, 26.9% of the population are over the age of 55, 9.9% are over the age of 60, 7.1% are over the age of 70, and 5.0% are over the age of 80. In terms of crime, Miami has 7.3 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 40.4 property crimes per 1000 residents. Demographically, Miami is 1.7% mixed race, 0.3% Native American, 3.3% other or not specified, 72.2% Hispanic, 0.9% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 75.4% white, and 18.4% black. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Miami, out of the total population 1.2% practice Judaism, 0.2% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.9% practice Islam. In Miami, 59.4% are nonbelievers. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Miami 22.4% practice Catholicism, 5.9% practice another Christian faith, and 5.4% are Baptists.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living is a major factor when deciding which destination is best for you or your loved one's needs. The sales tax in Miami is 6.00%. The rent burden for Miami is about 25.2% of the average monthly income. The median monthly rent in Miami is around $1,197 and the median value for a house for Miami is around $269,950.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

For many seniors, weather and climate are often the most significant influence in deciding on a care community. The average air quality index rating in Miami is approximately 46.5. The average AQI conditions are rated as good. This means that there is no health advisory associated with the air quality for this destination. The air quality index score is at its highest during the month of December at about 60.2. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. In the summer months, the air temperature in Miami is around 84F. The low summer temperature falls to approximately 76F in the month of June. The summer high temperature peaks at around 92F during August. In the wintertime, the temperature sinks to approximately 71F. The winter high gets to roughly 81F during the month of December. The low winter temperature gets to approximately 60 F in the month of January. Miami has a humid subtropical type of climate. On average, the humidity level for Miami is about 71%. Humidity ratings reach their peak in the month of September at roughly 76%. Monthly, Miami receives approximately 6 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation historically falls in June with an average of 11 inches in a month. For snowfall, Miami experiences on average 0.00 inches of snow.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

For many seniors, especially those who live with chronic illnesses or those who require long-term care, access to medical communities might be a major component in choosing which care home best meets your loved ones needs. The top hospitals that service Miami include West Kendall Baptist Hospital, Baptist Hospital Of Miami, and Kendall Regional Medical Center. In total, there are 8 hospitals located in Miami which offer emergency services and other healthcare.

State Information

An overview of Florida

The state of Florida has a cost of living index of 98.9 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 104.0 and a housing index rating of 95.4. Residents of Florida enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 21st in the United States. In total, Florida has 218 general hospitals and 108 health centers that provide care for 21,626,797 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in Florida are St. Joseph's Hospital, Sarasota Memorial Hospital, and Jupiter Medical Center. Florida is ranked 13th in quality of life and 29th in healthcare.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of religious values, 35% of Florida's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 15,611 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-24%, Mainline Protestant-14%, and Historically Black Protestant-8%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-3%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Florida there are 290 masonic lodges. During the latest presidential election, 49% voted for the Republican candidate while 48% voted for the Democratic candidate. The state of Florida ranks 8th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. The state has a median age of 42 and 34% of its population being over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

On average, Florida has an air quality index rating of around 37.0 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of April with a rating of around 47.9 AQI. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 11.50 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 4.54 inches of precipitation a month. Florida experiences an average humidity rating of about 75%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of September. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 60F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 79F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 36F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 82F. The average high summer temperature is around 95F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 66F in the month of June. While residents of Florida mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Florida can include hurricanes and floods.

Wildlife to be found in Florida

The state of Florida has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of muhly grass, a wide variety of palms, beautyberry, and water oak. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the herons, the gray fox, the Florida panther, or the diamondback rattler. The state animal of Florida is the Florida panther.