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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Melbourne nursing home, our senior living advisors can help. The term “nursing home” is often used interchangeably with assisted living or other senior housing options; but a nursing home is a skilled nursing facility for individuals with serious, debilitating short- or long-term health issues. So even the best nursing homes in Melbourne, FL may not be right for seniors who don’t require round-the-clock care.

We can help you determine if a skilled nursing facility in Melbourne or another care type is right for you. Browse 43 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Melbourne.

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Hibiscus Court

540 E Hibiscus Blvd, Melbourne, FL 32901

(77 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Hibiscus Court Senior Assisted Living Community caters to active senior assisted living and secured memory care services in sunny Melbourne, Florida. Licensed for 78 residents, Hibiscus Court offers a vibrant, active lifestyle while also creating a warm and comfortable home-like feel....

Grand Villa of Melbourne

964 South Harbor City Boulevard, Melbourne, FL 32901

(48 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

At Grand Villa of Melbourne Senior Living Community we offer a choice of lifestyles based upon your individual needs. We provide Assisted Living, Memory Care, Personal Care, Short-term/Respite Care and a Senior Day and Overnight Program. Whatever lifestyle you choose, you are assured of our most...

Discovery Village at Melbourne

3260 N. Harbor City Blvd, Melbourne, FL 32935

(34 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Discovery Village At Melbourne, a world-class senior living community located in the “Harbor City.” Strategically placed on U.S. 1 just across from the Indian River, we are just minutes away from Pinehurst Gardens and Harbor City Country Club Estates. Elevating senior living to a new...

The Brennity at Melbourne Senior Living

7300 Watersong Lane, Melbourne, FL 32940

(39 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Located in the upscale area of Viera, The Brennity at Melbourne is the clear choice for today's perceptive retirees and their families. Medical services, shopping, restaurants and hospitals are all close by. Convenience is built right in. The Brennity at Melbourne modernizes and redefines the...

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Brookdale Melbourne

1765 W Hibiscus Blvd, Melbourne, FL 32901

(35 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

A Great Backdrop for a Great LifeIf you live in the greater Palm Bay area, you have an exceptional choice for senior living right in the heart of West Melbourne. You’ll get to explore a new kind of senior lifestyle, as our staff takes care of the cooking, cleaning and typical household chores, so...

Greenwood Place

2680 Croton Rd, Melbourne, FL 32935

(27 reviews)


Greenwood Place is a premiere independent and assisted living community in Melbourne, Florida. Known as The Harbor City, the city of Melbourne offers all the conveniences and luxuries that come with living in a big city with a slower pace of life that its citizens love. Located halfway between...

Brookdale West Melbourne

7200 Greenboro Drive, West Melbourne, FL 32904

(27 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Brookdale West Melbourne is an assisted living community in West Melbourne, Florida. West Melbourne is a fast growing community located on Florida's Space coast. Brookdale West Melbourne has an ideal locations near shopping, banks, medical providers and is only a short drive from stunning beaches...

Brookdale West Melbourne AL

7300 Greenboro Drive, West Melbourne, FL 32904

(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Our assisted-living community, on the Atlantic coast of sunny Florida, offers an engaging social life that will pull you away from the TV and into card and board games, happy hour socials, fitness classes, art and other creative projects, lively meals, fun outings and anything else that you want...

Sonata Viera

3325 Breslay Drive, Melbourne, FL 32940

(15 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Sonata Viera assisted living provides compassionate and distinctive living for today's senior. Our Harmony assisted living offers a different brand of senior living, founded on an unwavering commitment to customer service and resident choice. Blending signature programming, technology, a...

The Fountains of Melbourne

4451 Stack Blvd, Melbourne, FL 32901

(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Fountains is located on 26 acres. Walking paths surround two lakes, raised gardens, shuffle board courts and heated swimming pool. Our fleet of vehicles makes transportation to local destinations a breeze. The Fountains is a resort - style community with a maintenance free lifestyle. ...

Brookdale West Melbourne MC

7199 Greenboro Drive, West Melbourne, FL 32904

(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

A Community That Feels Like Home Sweet HomeFor those looking for exceptional memory care for exceptional seniors, our community provides industry-leading care in a setting that provides maximum home sweet home factor. You’ll find us in West Melbourne, Florida, a fast-growing city offering a wide...

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2395 Minton Rd, West Melbourne, FL 32904

(1 review)

Studio, Semi-Private

Florida Shores of Melbourne

2155 Keystone Ave, Melbourne, FL 32904

(0 review)

Studio, Semi-Private

Lake Forest Park

2909 South 25th Street, Fort Pierce, FL 34981

(71 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Lake Forest Park offers distinctive accommodations and a superior level of independent living and assisted living services. Our community is designed for those who want companionship, diverse daily activities and amenities with personal attention all in a stimulating environment. Residents are...

Isles of Vero Beach

1700 Waterford Drive, Vero Beach, FL 32966

(69 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private, Studio

Isles of Vero Beach provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Secure behind a gated entry and nestled amidst landscaped woods and ponds, you'll love calling the Isles of Vero Beach home. We're in the heart of shopping, dining, healthcare and golfing, all within...

Glenbrooke at Palm Bay

815 Briar Creek Boulevard Northeast, Palm Bay, FL 32905

(56 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Welcome to Glenbrooke at Palm Bay, nestled within one of Central Florida’s best kept secrets, the beautiful City of Palm Bay. Anyone can see the benefits of good old fashioned retirement living along the east coast shores of the sunshine state with mother nature and all its glory, the fantastic...

The Brennity at Vero Beach Senior Living

7955 16th Manor, Vero Beach, FL 32966

(35 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Brennity at Vero Beach Senior Living offers beautiful elegance, undeniable charm and excellent care.The Brennity at Vero Beach Senior Living in Florida offers Cottage Living, Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care in a tropical setting on 36 acres of land. Our residents are...

The Lynmoore at Lawnwood

1550 North Lawnwood Circle, Fort Pierce, FL 34950

(34 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Our friendly, relaxed atmosphere makes it easy to meet new friends and fill your day with a number of fun and engaging activities. Our caring associates are focused on providing you with the very best personalized care to ensure that you're comfortable and at ease. No more worrying about tedious...

Savannah Court of St. Cloud

3791 Old Canoe Creek Road, Saint Cloud, FL 34769

(24 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Savannah Court Assisted Living Community, offering gracious retirement assisted living, is located in St. Cloud, Florida, a small family oriented city just South of Orlando. Located in Osceola County, conveniently near the Florida Turnpike and US-192, there are many avenues for all to explore in...

Gentry Park

3201 Center Pointe Dr, Orlando, FL 32825

(14 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Our senior living community in Orlando, Florida, ensures that life here is exciting, from well-designed apartment homes with convenient features to delicious dining and enriching activity offerings. Regardless of how you choose to spend your day, our friendly staff is here to provide you with all...

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What are nursing homes?

Nursing homes, also called skilled nursing facilities, provide long-term care for seniors with significant physical or mental health conditions, and short-term care to people recovering from an injury or hospital stay. Nursing homes provide personal assistance and medical care from licensed professionals. Services in skilled nursing facilities often include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Rehabilitation care, including physical and speech therapy
  • Mobility assistance
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • Health care services
  • Complimentary transportation
  • 24-hour care and supervision
Complete guide to nursing homes

Learn More About Nursing Homes in Melbourne, FL

Beaches, annual arts festivals, wildlife refuges, and golf courses await in the Harbor City. Part of Florida’s famed Space Coast, Melbourne is a sunny coastal town with plenty of history and tropical charm to keep both residents and visitors entertained without having to make the trip to nearby Orlando and Cape Canaveral.

Nursing homes — also called convalescent homes or skilled nursing facilities — in Melbourne are intended for seniors who require 24-hour monitoring and medical assistance. These communities are designed to promote independence among seniors who require constant nursing care to perform activities of daily living (ADLs), but do not require hospital-level care.

Cost of Nursing Homes in Melbourne, FL

The median monthly cost for a private nursing home room is about $9,500 in the Palm Bay area and $9,400 in the state of Florida, according to Genworth.

Learn More About Melbourne, FL

Cost of Living

The total household expenses associated with living in Melbourne are rated 22 points below the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are also rated significantly below average.

Index Scores

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 twice as expensive as the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half as expensive.

Household Expenses Health Care Insurance Entertainment Grocery Clothing
78 77 76 76 78 76

Income and Housing

Median income age 45-64 Median income age 65+ Median household income Average individual income Median employee salary Average property tax One-bedroom apartment gross rent estimate
$51,134 per year $35,460 per year $42,912 per year $26,149 per year $40,952 per year $1,792 per year $697 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Melbourne include:

Health First Holmes Regional Medical Center

  • Facility type: Nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 510+
  • Specialties: Emergency department, ICU, joint replacement

Melbourne Regional Medical Center

  • Facility type: Corporate, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 90+
  • Specialties: Emergency department, inpatient surgery, physical therapy

Palm Bay Hospital

  • Facility type: Nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 110+
  • Specialties: Emergency department, hemodialysis, ICU

Weather and Climate

With a humid subtropical climate, Melbourne has warm temperatures and plenty of rainfall throughout the year. The hottest and wettest months in Melbourne are May through October, while the period of November through April tends to have milder temperatures and less precipitation. Freezing temperatures and snowfall are extremely rare along this part of Florida’s eastern coast. Humidity stays relatively high year round, and severe weather — including tropical storms, hurricanes, and tornadoes — is common during late spring, summer, and early fall months. The average humidity level in Melbourne is 75%, and humidity levels are often highest during August at about 78%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January Average January Maximum January Minimum
61°F 78°F 50°F

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
81°F 91°F 72°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 131

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.


  • Average Annual Precipitation: 48.3″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median age Percent of population over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
43 21.2% 82,709 1,879 per square mile 2.2

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan Native Asian Black Hispanic or Latino Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Two or More Races White (not Hispanic or Latino)
0.3% 3.7% 11.0% 11.5% 0.1% 3.9% 70.2%

These figures were taken from the most recent U.S. Census.

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index for Orlando.

  • Non-discrimination laws in Orlando: 30/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 100/100

2016 Presidential Election Results for Brevard County

Democratic Republican Other
38.0% 57.8% 4.2%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Some of the most popular museums and historic sites in Melbourne include:

  • Foosaner Art Museum
  • Rossetter House Museum
  • Juan Ponce de León Landing
  • Liberty Bell Memorial Museum
  • Melbourne Military Memorial Park

Outdoor attractions in Melbourne:

  • Wickham Park (trails, campground, community center)
  • Paradise Beach & Park
  • Botanical Gardens at Florida Tech
  • Brevard Zoo
  • Ballard Park (boating)
  • Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge

Melbourne’s top entertainment destinations and shopping districts are:

  • King Center For The Performing Arts
  • Henegar Center for the Arts
  • USSSA Space Coast Stadium
  • Downtown Melbourne (restaurants and shops)
  • Melbourne Arts Festival
  • Eau Gallie Founders’ Day


Public transportation in Melbourne is available via Space Coast Area Transit, which operates bus routes and vanpools in Melbourne and other cities throughout Brevard County. For seniors and any riders needing extra assistance, Space Coast Area Transit offers discounted fares and a paratransit service for curb-to-curb transit.

Disclosure: A Place for Mom refers to "nursing home" here generally as an umbrella term to include assisted living facilities. It is not used to indicate that the facility meets official state requirements for level of care of a skilled nursing facility, as defined in that particular jurisdiction.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Florida

Zon Beachside, CERTUS at Waterford Lakes and Hibiscus Court are the top rated nursing homes near Melbourne, Florida. See full list of communities.

There are 43 nursing homes near Melbourne, Florida. See the full list.

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