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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Okeechobee 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 Okeechobee, 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 Okeechobee or another care type is right for you. Browse 44 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Okeechobee.

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Grand Oaks of Okeechobee

203 SE 2nd Street, Okeechobee, FL 34974

3.8
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Elegant Assisted Living by Trusted Health Experts Grand Oaks of Okeechobee is an assisted living community by the Visiting Nurse Association of Florida, an award winning home healthcare agency with nearly 40 years of experience in the field. With trusted health experts operating the community,...

Stuart Lodge Living

1301 SE Palm Beach Rd, Stuart, FL 34994

4.8
(77 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Stuart Lodge! Designed around an Atlantic Coastal Lodge theme, we are the Treasure Coast's PREMIER Assisted Living Community. Our unparalleled reputation is founded on high-quality health care services and exceptional lifestyle amenities. We are proudly the recipient of the Reader's...

Lake Forest Park

2909 South 25th Street, Fort Pierce, FL 34981

4.1
(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

4.0
(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...

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Glenbrooke at Palm Bay

815 Briar Creek Boulevard Northeast, Palm Bay, FL 32905

4.6
(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...

Brookdale Jensen Beach Independent, Assisted Living & Memory Care

1700 Northeast Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach, FL 34957

3.3
(47 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Jensen Beach Senior Living Never Looked So GoodResidents here enjoy a memory care and assisted living community located in scenic Jensen Beach, Florida. There is something for everyone to enjoy in Jensen Beach. With an average of 236 days of sunshine annually, citizens of Jensen Beach love to be...

The Brennity at Vero Beach Senior Living

7955 16th Manor, Vero Beach, FL 32966

4.2
(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...

Balmoral Assisted Living

93 Balmoral Way, Lake Placid, FL 33852

4.5
(29 reviews)

Semi-Private

Welcome to assisted living that is designed to WOW! Surrounded by farms and Lake Huntley, Balmoral Assisted Living is a community that is both serene yet urban. Nearby is an active community with plentiful opportunities for shopping, dining, historic outings, and fun excursions. Each day,...

The Lynmoore at Lawnwood

1550 North Lawnwood Circle, Fort Pierce, FL 34950

3.8
(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...

Brookdale Melbourne

1765 W Hibiscus Blvd, Melbourne, FL 32901

3.6
(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...

The Brennity at Tradition Senior Living

10685 SW Stony Creek Way, Port St Lucie, FL 34987

4.2
(24 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Located in the master-planned community of Tradition in western Port St. Lucie, The Brennity at Tradition modernizes and redefines the retirement experience. From spacious Single Family Homes to Independent Living apartments you will find a wide array of amenities in this inclusive lifestyle. In...

Brookdale Stuart

3401 Southeast Aster Lane, Stuart, FL 34994

4.0
(29 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Finest Senior Living in StuartIf you think that your best years of senior living are behind you, it might be time to visit our vibrant, welcoming community. We are a luxurious assisted living community located along the Atlantic Coast of Florida in Stuart, the Sailfish Capital of the World....

HarborChase of Vero Beach

4150 Indian River Blvd., Vero Beach, FL 32967

3.7
(25 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

HarborChase of Vero Beach is an assisted living and memory care community located in Vero Beach, Florida in Indian River county. Residents of HarborChase of Vero Beach live less than a mile from the shore of the Indian River and less than three miles from the Atlantic Ocean. This proximity...

Palm Bay Memory Care

350 Malabar Rd SW, Palm Bay, FL 32907

4.3
(20 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

At Palm Bay Memory Care, we provide an exceptional memory care program uniquely designed with our residents in mind. Our programs ignite the senses, expand the mind, and support the emotions of our residents. We pride ourselves on staying current with innovative lifestyle approaches while...

Brookdale West Melbourne

7200 Greenboro Drive, West Melbourne, FL 32904

3.0
(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

3.7
(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...

The Cabana at Jensen Dunes

1537 NE Cedar St, Jensen Beach, FL 34957

3.4
(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Cabana at Jensen Dunes opened in July, 2016. The Cabana offers quality, affordable assisted living and memory support in a holistic environment. The Cabana is the first phase of an innovative and comprehensive new senior living concept in Jensen Beach. Located on 37 acres of which 14 acres...

Symphony at Stuart

4900 SE Willoughby Blvd, Stuart, FL 34997

3.6
(17 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Gardens of Port St. Lucie

1699 Southeast Lyngate Drive, Port St Lucie, FL 34952

3.7
(17 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Located just minutes from St. Lucie Regional Medical Center, The Gardens of Port St. Lucie is nestled on the northwest corner of U.S. Highway 1 and Lyngate Drive. As a Five Star Senior Living community, we pride ourselves in our tradition of excellence in direct resident care, and our reputation...

Brookdale Vero Beach South AL

410 4th Court, Vero Beach, FL 32962

3.9
(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Live Life Well HereChoose our community for your next home sweet home and you’ll get to live life in a relaxed environment, letting us do all the cooking, cleaning and chores. You’ll have more time, and more ways to enjoy your retirement lifestyle. And because we have trained staff, including...

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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

Okeechobee, Florida

Nursing Homes

A nursing home community provides lodging to at least two individuals who have no familial ties to the administrator. This type of complex offers its occupants 24-hour care administered by registered nurses. These nurses provide specialized care for those who cannot take care of their own needs.

This type of community is a helpful and comfy living choice for persons 65 years and above, however nursing homes will commonly allow persons 55 and older infrequently heard of in senior care regarding other care types. Examples of amenities and services provided at nursing homes can include help with legal questions, adult day services , monitoring of medication, and rehabilitation needed due to injury, disability, or illness. There are some services that may come at a cost to residents which can include personal clothing, personal reading materials, and a private room, unless medically needed. Many residents are single women who have smaller social support groups, and almost half of nursing home residents are over 85 years old. Nursing homes are required to provide emergency dental services, medically-related social services, room and bed maintenance services, and nursing and related services to residents. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to participate in activities, be free from abuse and neglect, get proper medical care, and get information on services and fees.

Cost of Living

The cost of care for a community is affected by the destination where it is located. Per month, the median cost of rent in Okeechobee is about $708 per month and the median value of a house in Okeechobee is around $108,574. The rent burden for Okeechobee is about 18.0% of the average person’s monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Okeechobee has a population density of 545 people per square mile. Out of the total population of Okeechobee, 52.7% participate in the labor force, 24.1% live in poverty, 17.4% do not have health insurance, and 14.4% have some form of disability. In Okeechobee, 7.5% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Racially, the population of Okeechobee is 7.7% black, 86.1% white, 0.7% Native American, 2.8% mixed race, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.9% other or not specified, 26.3% Hispanic, and 1.8% Asian. In terms of education, 35.6% have a high-school diploma, 11.2% have a college degree, and 4.0% have a graduate degree. Based on gender, 49.4% are female and 50.6% are male. The median age of Okeechobee is 37 years old.

State Information

An overview of Florida

Based on natural beauty, Florida ranks 21st in the nation. Overall, Florida ranks 13th in quality of life and 29th in healthcare compared to other US states. 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. In total, Florida has 218 general hospitals and 108 health centers that provide care for 21,626,797 citizens. St. Joseph’s Hospital, Sarasota Memorial Hospital, and Jupiter Medical Center are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state.

Social demographics of the state

In the most recent presidential election, 49% of Florida residents voted Republican and 48% voted Democrat. In terms of religion, 35% of Florida residents attend religious services among the 15,611 different congregations that are available in the state. 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 terms of diversity, Florida ranks 8th in the nation and 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, 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. During the summer, the average temperature in Florida is around 82F. The average high summer temperature is around 95F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 66F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Florida drops to around 60F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 79F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 36F in the month of January. The average air quality index rating in Florida is 37.0 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of April with a rating of 47.9 AQI. Florida experiences an average humidity rating of about 75%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of September at around 78%. 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 a wide variety of palms, beautyberry, orchid, and sand pines. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the gray fox, the short nose sturgeon, the west Indian (Florida) manatee, or the six species of sea turtle. The state animal of Florida is the Florida panther.

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

Stuart Lodge Living, Harbor Place at Port St. Lucie and Glenbrooke at Palm Bay are the top rated nursing homes near Okeechobee, Florida. See full list of communities.

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