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10 Best Independent Living Communities in Miami, FL

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Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Assisted Living
Assisted Living
Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.
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Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.
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Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
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We have had no complaints at all. They always send me pictures of her doing activities and they say she is very active. The staff are very good communication, they are always updating me and sending pictures of different things. I would recommend Courtyard Plaza and already have.

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During our loved ones stay of [dates removed] we were very happy with our experience. The owner [name removed] was very thorough and detailed with things they do and how things are ran. During the covid spikes and lockdowns he was very honest and straight forward with the families. This especially h...

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What first drew me to Seaside was the location. Upon arrival for the tour I was struck how clean and beautiful the whole facility was. The staff was and is very friendly, helpful and caring. The staff goes to great lengths to really engage my father to open up and be a part of the community or parti...

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I felt that Hazel Cypen Tower was the most secure of all of the facilities that I visited. The security at the gate was a key reason why I placed my dad there.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Hazel Cypen Tower offers personalized living options for those residents who need assistance with activities of daily living. Located in a park-like, 20-acre gated campus, this community offers a gracious lifestyle near Miami's Design District. Choosing an assisted living community means being...
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Mirabelle is a nice facility with friendly people and excellent staff. Only downside is the food is not geared to a vegetarian, which is what my wife is.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Located in the center of one of Miami’s most vibrant communities, Mirabelle is setting a new standard for senior living. From luxury independent living to specialized dementia care, our lifestyle options offer the personalized attention and peace of mind that make all the difference. You’ll find...
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Overall, the staff are respectful. The administration is very responsive and update me on my loved one's status, if necessary. The common areas are overall clean. From what my loved one tells me, the food is...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Courtyard Plaza is a hidden gem boutique Assisted and Retirement Community. We pride ourselves on a very intimate family atmosphere with a bend over backwards policy like no other in Miami. Our rates are all inclusive and extremely competitive and we always strive to accommodate you and your...
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When my father was hospitalized someone sat with my mother overnight. There is 24 hour nursing care and they change the menu every 3 months. The Watermark is by far superior to[community name removed], and...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
The Watermark at Coral Cables - NOW OPENFeaturing Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care, this is a different kind of senior living community–in celebrated Coral Gables, Florida (20 minutes from downtown Miami and 25 minutes from South Beach). Playful Mediterranean Revival...
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The staff is very caring and friendly to my aunt. She loves the food. It's great for a Latin resident, as the food and environment is very Latin. The place is always clean, and there is plenty of parking...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Coral Terrace ALF is an assisted living retirement home located in Miami, Florida featured on acres of landscaped gardens and lawns. We proudly offer a safe environment and loving care to provide our residents with the independent lifestyle they desire but with the care that they need. Every...
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My Mom has been there for a month and it’s been a blessing to have found them. The owner, management & staff are always available when needed. Overall, it’s a great team at Cutler Bay Village. They provide a...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Cutler Bay Village is a bustling assisted living community located in Miami, FL. The city of Miami is in Miami-Dade County and home to about 418,000 residents. Known for its sports, cruise port, aquarium and beaches, Miami has a lot of great shopping and residents can enjoy a host of activities...
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Our loved one is perfectly happy at Bay Oaks, everyone there is so friendly. She is really enjoying the meals and dining and we know she is being well taken care of.
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Bay Oaks Historic Retirement Residence is Miami's best assisted living facility, a tropical oasis in the heart of the city, less than a block from Biscayne Bay, and a non-profit organization since 1947.We are 100% COVID-Free *and* vaccinated. Every resident, staff member and volunteer has...
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The Palace in Coral Gables is an excellent place to live. My mother has been there for five years. She just celebrated her 100th birthday and the Palace gave her a party that was the “best night of her...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
The Palace at Coral Gables Living in the center of everything... is everything! Situated in the heart of 'The City Beautiful', The Palace at Coral Gables represents the pinnacle of senior living in Miami-Dade County. The community has over 240 luxurious senior living residences with a diverse...
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Provides: Independent Living, Senior Apartments
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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I can't think of a better place to have my mother. Place very clean the staff is so caring, The administrator [name removed] is very professional and always there for any questions. Highly recommend Colonial...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Colonial Assisted Living at Miami offers care for those in need of assistance with daily living activities but do not require the full time healthcare services from a nursing home. The Miami area provides warm temperatures and plenty of sunny days for retirement living. Colonial Assisted Living...
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[Name removed], we checked out like 10 different places before we chose to put my mother in the Palace. I can't thank them enough for the care they provided to my mother. Everyone there knew her name and...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Every Time a Loved One Moves Here...A Entire Family Sleeps Better at Night. The Palace owns and operates several Senior Living rental communities in South Florida providing the full continuum of care for our residents and their family members. The beautiful Palace Suites is Miami's luxurious...
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Everything is going well for my husband here at East Ridge we are very pleased with all the help they have been giving us. He in the memory care unit of the community and the staff here is just great and...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Three Palms at East Ridge Made up of Palm Terrace, Palm Court, and Palm Lane. Palm Court, our new assisted living neighborhood in Three Palms blends the comforts of home with resort-style hospitality, including assistance with daily activities. One and Two bedroom apartments are equipped with...
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They have a good amount of activities there, there is always something going on. We were looking around a lot and we did not find anything bad at this place. This place has everything, they take care of a...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Step into an upscale senior lifestyle nestled within the vibrant West Kendall area of Miami. At The Residences, you’ll have every need at your fingertips. Shopping, cinemas, restaurants, pharmacies are all minutes away. Furthermore, with the addition of the new West Kendall Baptist Hospital,...
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After searching in other ALF's for a nice place for my mother I decided this is one of the best assisted living facilities in the area. Place is very clean, rooms are big with good lighting, food...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
In addition to providing for the individualized medical and physical needs of our residents, our community includes the following amenities and activities:Daily KaraokeTwo dining rooms with various culinary optionsOnsite beauty salon and barberLarge recreation roomOn-site libraryInviting interior...
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My Mother has been in this facility for the past month and me and my sisters couldn’t be any happier the place is Clean the Staff is on point treatment of the patient’s is Extremely professional no Hypocrite...
Provides: Assisted Living, Nursing Homes
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.
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Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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Provides: Senior Apartments
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Upside is truly an exclusive opportunity to live independently on your own terms. We offer luxury living options with over 2,500+ apartments in our network across the country alongside a dedicated and experienced personal concierge support system. Upside is a uniquely designed senior...

Cost of independent living in Miami, FL

The average cost of senior living in Miami is 3518.64 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Miami Springs, FL with an average of 3533.6 per month.

Average cost comparisons near Miami, FL

Average monthly costs

Miami, FL

$3,519

Discover the many ways to pay for senior living

Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

Research services for seniors in Miami, FL

In Miami, Florida, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Miami, Florida, is not car dependent. Seniors can expect to rely on public transportation. Transit options in Miami include bus routes, train routes, light rail lines, and public paratransit services. Seniors may receive fare discounts. Miami has a robust biking infrastructure and is walkable.

Miami offers several health care providers for seniors wanting to be proactive about their health or for seniors seeking treatment for chronic conditions. The area has several hospitals, including Doctors Hospital and Mount Sinai Medical Center.

Miami, Florida, is known for its white-sand beaches, delicious cuisine, and Latin-American influences. Active seniors can enjoy the warm weather and abundant sunshine year round by spending the day at the beach or exploring The Everglades National Park, which is filled with numerous exotic animals and reptiles. Immerse yourself in Latin-American culture by taking a day trip to Little Havana — the Cuban District in Miami. This neighborhood is bursting with Latin-American art, a variety of different cuisines, and delicious fares at local Cuban coffee shops.

What is independent living?

Independent living offers a stress-free lifestyle for older adults. Independent living communities don’t provide personal care or supervision, but do offer generally healthy adults opportunities for socialization and hassle-free living. Independent living services often include:

  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Social activities and outings
Complete guide to independent living
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