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Senior housing types near Fort Walton Beach, FL

  • Brookdale Fort Walton Beach

    Brookdale Fort Walton Beach

    233 Carmel Drive, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
    (4)
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    When you’re ready to enjoy your well-deserved retirement and leave the laundry, housekeeping and daily chores to someone else, our community in Fort Walton Beach, on Florida’s magnificent Emerald Coast, is waiting for you. We offer assisted living and Alzheimer’s and dementia care while providing...

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  • Belvedere Commons of Fort Walton Beach

    Belvedere Commons of Fort Walton Beach

    2000 Principal Lane, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
    (15)
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    Belvedere Commons of Fort Walton Beach is an elegant assisted living and memory care community in southern Okaloosa County, Florida. Uniquely placed in a beautiful residential setting near the Emerald Coast along the northern Gulf of Mexico, Belvedere Commons is a warm, vibrant and supportive place...

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  • Meridian at Westwood

    Meridian at Westwood

    1001 Mar Walt Drive, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
    (54)
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    Meridian at Westwood provides a full range of choices for today's seniors. Choosing a senior living community represents a lifestyle choice and we understand that our residents are choosing much more than a comfortable living environment to call home. In choosing this community, our residents have...

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  • Bayport of Fort Walton Beach (Opening Early 2021)

    Bayport of Fort Walton Beach (Opening Early 2021)

    243 Hollywood Blvd. NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
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  • Superior Residences of Niceville

    Superior Residences of Niceville

    2300 Partin Drive North, Niceville, FL 32578
    (6)
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    Located in the heart of Niceville, Superior Residences has been specifically designed and built for memory care and residents with Alzheimer's. Superior strives to create a special residence that embraces the importance of warmth, acceptance and care. Caring for the special needs of individuals...

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  • Brookdale Destin

    Brookdale Destin

    2400 Crystal Cove Lane, Destin, FL 32541
    (18)
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    If you’re ready to enjoy life and leave the housekeeping, laundry and daily chores to someone else, then our community on Florida’s Emerald Coast, in Destin, is ready and waiting for you. We offer assisted living and Alzheimer’s and dementia care while providing abundant services, conveniences and...

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  • Somerby of Santa Rosa Beach

    Somerby of Santa Rosa Beach

    164 West Hewett Road, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
    (8)
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    Located in the picturesque city of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, the luxurious Somerby Santa Rosa Beach senior living community is just minutes from the ocean, tucked behind a lush tree lined drive. Somerby Santa Rosa Beach offers assisted living and memory care living and care options. This community...

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  • The Beacon at Gulf Breeze

    The Beacon at Gulf Breeze

    4410 Gulf Breeze Pkwy, Gulf Breeze, FL 32563
    (16)
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    The Beacon at Gulf Breeze is a superior Retirement, Assisted Living and Memory Care Community, providing our residents access to programs that promote well-being, security, longevity, family and self-worth. Our community has 70 apartments for individuals seeking an active, but simpler lifestyle. The...

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  • The Arbors of Gulf Breeze

    The Arbors of Gulf Breeze

    50 Joachim Drive, Gulf Breeze, FL 32561
    (1)
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    The Arbors of Gulf Breeze offers the finest senior living experience for those needing independent living, assisted living or memory care services. Come see how our caring team can provide a wonderful home environment for you or your loved one

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  • Elmcroft of Pensacola

    Elmcroft of Pensacola

    2310 Abbie Ln, Pensacola, FL 32514
    (7)
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    All new move-ins in June will enjoy the remainder of the month rent-free, as well as enjoy a reduced New Resident Fee of $500.*See our Sales Director for details. We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can...

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  • The Waterford at Creekside

    The Waterford at Creekside

    9015 University Pkwy, Pensacola, FL 32514
    (28)
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    Find the comfort and care you deserve at The Waterford at Creekside. The senior living community in Pensacola, FL provides residents with a positive, nurturing environment that encourages health and happiness while promoting companionship among residents and staff. Our goal is to enrich the lives of...

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  • The Residence, Covenant Memory Care Center

    The Residence, Covenant Memory Care Center

    10075 Hillview Road, Pensacola, FL 32514
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    Our covenant is to improve the quality of every life we touch by providing comprehensive support, personalized care, and honoring the wishes of our patients and families. Vision: To deliver world-class service and innovative solutions for the nation’s most vulnerable populations, while preserving...

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  • FL Memory Lane

    FL Memory Lane

    108 Louisiana Dr., Pensacola, FL 32505
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    FL MEMORY LANE ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY “OUR SMALL NUMBER OF RESIDENTS MAKES IT POSSIBLE FOR US TO PROVIDE A WIDE RANGE OF INDIVIDUALIZED SERVICES WORKING TO ENHANCE EVERY RESIDENT’s QUALITY OF LIFE” WE OFFER A WARM, SUPPORTIVE,AND NURTURING ATMOSPHERE FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO REQUIRE ASSISTANCE WITH AN...

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  • Seagrass Village of Panama City Beach Memory Care

    Seagrass Village of Panama City Beach Memory Care

    401 N Alf Coleman Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32407
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    Introducing Panama City Beache's only stand-alone memory care community. Seagrass Village is nestled on 22 acres of lush preserve in Panama City Beach, Florida. We are just minutes from casual and fine dining, shopping, and medical clinics. Additionally, we are a five minute drive to the most...

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  • Charter Senior Living of Panama City Beach

    Charter Senior Living of Panama City Beach

    6012 Magnolia Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32408
    (8)
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    Charter Senior Living of Panama City Beach is an independent, assisted living and memory care community. Whether it is the independent living villas; the roomy assisted living apartments; or the specialized Legacy memory care neighborhood, Charter Senior Living of Panama City Beach provides a sense...

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  • Haven Memory Care

    Haven Memory Care

    6848 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
    (8)
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    Located near the white beaches of Gulf Shores, Haven Memory Care is Coastal Alabama's premier memory care provider offering assisted living for all stages of memory loss associated with Alzheimer's or other related dementias. Our senior living community delivers a beautiful environment where...

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  • The Blake at Malbis

    The Blake at Malbis

    11626 US Hwy 90, Daphne, AL 36526
    (17)
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    The Blake at Malbis is an assisted living community located in in the beautiful city of Daphne, Baldwin County, Alabama. With dedicated staff who are committed to providing you with the best quality of care, The Blake at Malbis is the perfect choice for your new home. Daphne is a vibrant city with...

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  • The Brennity at Daphne Assisted Living & Memory Care

    The Brennity at Daphne Assisted Living & Memory Care

    27440 County Rd, Daphne, AL 36526
    (20)
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    Celebrated for its modernized brand of senior livng, the Brennity at Daphne is dedicated to ensuring the very best for our residents' golden years. Located in the picturesque beach town of Daphne, our sprawling grounds offer lake views and a tranquil new environment to call home. The Brennity offers...

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  • The Terrace at Grove Park

    The Terrace at Grove Park

    101 Tulip Lane, Dothan, AL 36305
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    The Terrace at Grove Park Located in the charming city of Dothan, Houston County, Alabama, The Terrace at Grove Park is an assisted living community where you can feel safe and cared in a dignified environment. Known as 'The Peanut Capital of the World', Dothan is an active city, with many...

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  • Carillon Oaks Mobile (Opening Summer 2020)

    Carillon Oaks Mobile (Opening Summer 2020)

    5461 Kooiman Rd., Mobile, AL 36582
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    Memory care—just for her. Introducing the area’s first assisted-living community exclusively for women’s memory care needs. Located minutes from downtown Mobile, Springhill and west Mobile, Carillon Oaks’ location preserves area residents’ fond memories of life lived conveniently near town—but...

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  • Knollwood Pointe

    Knollwood Pointe

    5601 Girby Rd, Mobile, AL 36693
    (11)
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    Situated in the heart of thriving Mobile, Knollwood Pointe Assisted Living & Memory Care community offers the lifestyle that's just right for you. With proximity to the historic USS Battleship Alabama and the sandy-white beaches of Dauphin Island, this charming community is an ideal place to call...

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  • Atria Regency

    Atria Regency

    4720 Morrison Drive, Mobile, AL 36609
    (11)
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    At Atria Regency, you'll experience southern living with grace and charm, and enjoy an active lifestyle with all the comforts of home. Exciting activities contribute to the social atmosphere at Atria Regency. Chat with old friends or meet new ones in this home-style community. Atria Senior Living is...

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  • Elmcroft of Heritage Woods

    Elmcroft of Heritage Woods

    3440 Hillcrest Rd., Mobile, AL 36695
    (12)
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    All new move-ins in June will enjoy the remainder of the month rent-free, as well as enjoy a reduced New Resident Fee of $500.*See our Sales Director for details. We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can...

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  • Somerby of Mobile

    Somerby of Mobile

    901 Somerby Drive, Mobile, AL 36695
    (31)
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    Are All Mobile-Area Retirement Communities Alike? Somerby Is Truly Something Special. It's The Somerby Spark that does it. Visit Somerby of Mobile, and you'll find beautiful rental apartment homes — in an active, vibrant retirement community just minutes from everything you love in Mobile...

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  • Kelley Place

    109 Chaney Dr, Enterprise, AL 36330
    (4)
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    Kelley Place Kelley Place is a residential care home located in the serene and tranquil town of Enterprise, in the southeastern part of Coffee County, and the southwestern part of Dale County, in Alabama. Our picturesque town has a rich heritage and beautiful natural landscape. Our peaceful...

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  • Carrington Place

    300 Baker Road, Satsuma, AL 36572
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    Carrington Place is an assisted living community located in Satsuma, Mobile County, Alabama. If you are looking for a new residence where you will feel comfortable and secure, then Carrington Place is the community for you. Named after the Satsuma orange, Satsuma is a beautiful city filled with...

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  • Summer Vista

    3450 Wimbledon Drive, Pensacola, FL 32504
    (4)
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  • YourLife of Pensacola

    YourLife of Pensacola

    8601 N Davis Hwy, Pensacola, FL 32514
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  • Superior Residences of Panama City Beach

    Superior Residences of Panama City Beach

    95 Grand Heron Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32407
    (9)
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  • Noble Senior Living at Pensacola

    4916 Mobile Hwy, Pensacola, FL 32506
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  • Sabal House

    150 Crossville St, Cantonment, FL 32533
    (3)
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  • Country Place Memory Care of Greenville

    3108 Luverne Hwy, Greenville, AL 36037
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Fort Walton Beach, Florida

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a community that provides lodging to at least two individuals who are not related by blood or by marriage to the administrator. A nursing home community provides its occupants with 24-hour care by on-site nurses. These nurses provide health related services for those who cannot adequately care for their own needs.

This type of community is a helpful and easy care option for individuals 65 years or older, however nursing homes will frequently individuals 55 and older which is unusual for other senior care types. The most frequent mental condition experienced by residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can hinder their decision making capacities, and their sense of familiarity with their surroundings, and memory function. A large number of nursing home inhabitants are seniors who require assistance with daily tasks such as getting dressed, experience difficulty with vision and hearing, have incontinence issues, or have mental or physical disabilities. Many inhabitants tend to be single women who have smaller social support groups, and almost half of nursing home residents are over the age of 85. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to participate in activities, spend time with visitors, form or participate in resident groups, and get information on services and fees. Nursing homes are required to provide dietary services, room and bed maintenance services, emergency dental services, and medically-related social services to residents.

Cost of Living

The neighborhood where a care community is located will have a large impact on the overall cost. The total cost of living is a major factor when determining which community is best for you or your loved one's needs. The median home value in Fort Walton Beach is around $166,454 and the median rent is around $963 a month. The rent burden for Fort Walton Beach is around 16.5% of the average person's monthly income.

Demographics and Values

In Fort Walton Beach, 18.2% of the population are veterans. Based on gender, 48.9% are female and 51.1% are male. The median age of Fort Walton Beach is 41 years old. Fort Walton Beach has a population density of 1,108 people per square mile. The total population of Fort Walton Beach consists of 21,895 people. Racially, the population of Fort Walton Beach is 4.2% mixed race, 11.5% black, 2.0% other or not specified, 0.1% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 3.1% Asian, 9.4% Hispanic, and 78.9% white. Of the population of Fort Walton Beach 26.8% have a high-school diploma, 25.4% have a college degree, and 10.3% have a graduate degree. Out of the total population of Fort Walton Beach, 16.4% live in poverty, 8.8% are widowed, 17.7% do not have health insurance, and 14.3% have some form of disability.

State Information

An overview of Florida

The natural beauty of Florida is ranked 21st in the nation. Florida is ranked 13th in quality of life and 29th in healthcare. 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. In terms of resources, Florida has a cost of living index of 98.9, a grocery index rating of 104.0, and a housing index rating of 95.4. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average.

Social demographics of the state

During the latest presidential election, 49% voted for the Republican candidate while 48% voted for the Democratic candidate. In terms of diversity, Florida ranks 8th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In Florida, 35% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 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. In Florida, 34% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 42.

State-wide weather information

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 summer rises to around 82F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 95F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 66F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Florida drops to around 60F. The average high winter temperature is around 79F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 36F in the month of January. On average, the state receives 4.54 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 11.50 inches of precipitation a month. The average air quality index rating in Florida is 37.0 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of April with a rating of around 47.9 AQI. 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, cypresses, sand pines, and beautyberry. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the west Indian (Florida) manatee, the wild hog, the fox squirrels, or the pelicans. The state animal of Florida is the Florida panther.