Assisted Living in Fort Lauderdale, FL

What does assisted living in Fort Lauderdale, FL mean to you and your loved one?

Having your loved one in Fort Lauderdale under the care of a community Assisted Living Options in Fort Lauderdalethat is licensed and regulated by the Agency for Health Care Administration, Bureau of Long Term Care Services, means having confidence knowing that they will be in a secure residential environment. Assisted Living Facilities in Florida offer one of the following licenses in their communities, an extended congregate care license, which offers extended nursing services and assistance with activities; A limited nursing service license, which allows particular nursing services to be preformed under certain state regulations; and a limited mental health license which serves low income and ill residents under a contract with home health agencies. These communities offer personal care, room, board and some home health resources for your elderly or disabled family member.


Popular Questions on Fort Lauderdale Assisted Living

Could assisted living be covered by Medicaid or Medicare?

A number of expenses related to assisted living may be paid by Medicaid benefits. However, housing expenses in an assisted living community are not covered by Medicaid. Care solutions provided at the community are going to be covered but if you are looking for financial assistance for the room and board fees, Medicaid will not help out. A lot of states have programs and waivers made to help relieve assisted living housing expenses.

Typically, Medicare can't be utilized to take care of the expenses at an assisted living facility. Medicare insurance was created to cover short-term stays at medical centers or rehab facilities and prescriptions and drugs that has a start and stop date. If you are forced into an assisted living community because of an incident or health problem, Medicare may cover your primary expenses if they are recommended or prescribed by a health care provider.

Exactly what is the average price of assisted living care in Florida?

If you're thinking about what you'll need to have set aside for assisted living costs in Florida, Genworth gives an idea based on their annual questionnaire of senior care facilities in the US. Genworth estimates you should be prepared to pay up to $3,500 a month for assisted living care in Florida.

What professional services are offered for residents in assisted living facilities?

When you take residence in an assisted living facility, there are certain care services and programs that you can expect will be supplied. Every assisted living facility is unique and state polices may require some states to offer services not supplied in others. In many assisted living facilities you should expect:

  • Assistance with Daily Life Activities
  • Meal Preparation and Dining Services
  • Medication Management
  • Exercise and Social Activities
  • Medical and Health Related Services

Are assisted living expenses tax deductible?

Continued care services that are supplied at assisted living communities are tax deductible for individuals under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. To take advantage of these write offs occupants must be ready to itemize the deductions. Unreimbursed medical costs must surpass 7.5% of a taxpayers adjusted gross income. Occasionally, housing fees may be 100% deductible along with individual care services being deductible too.

Are assisted living facilities licensed in Florida?

Prior to opening an assisted living community in Florida the care supplier must move through a senior care licensing process. Personnel will provide an in-person visit to the community and a licensure exam needs to be passed so regulators can ensure care providers understand guidelines that must be met and preserved. All listings on our website are of licensed care providers.


The Facts about Assisted Living in Fort Lauderdale, FL

In the 1990s assisted living emerged as an alternative for eldercare. These communities are for elders who are unable to live independently. Assisted living communities provide long term residential care and promote independent lifestyles. These communities also offer some assistance with daily activities. Other states may use similar terms to describe assisted living which include adult group homes, family care homes and retirement communities.

Fort Lauderdale, FL Assisted Living Communities

There are 169 assisted living communities in Fort Lauderdale that may be a correct fit for you and your family. See below or click to view a list of the Assisted living facilities in Fort Lauderdale. Assisted living communities in Fort Lauderdale vary in size. These communities range from small residential care homes to large, grand communities all offering the same personal care services for your loved one.

The Fort Lauderdale Area

Fort Lauderdale is a large city in southern Florida on the Atlantic coast. Cities surrounding Fort Lauderdale include Oakland Park, Hollywood, Davie and Plantation. Fort Lauderdale boasts many beaches and sites such as the Bonnet House Museum and Gardens, Las Olas Boulevard, Water Taxi and The Everglades Holiday Park. The City of Fort Lauderdale is sure to meet the needs of you and your loved one.

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St Andrew's Estates

6045 Verde Trl S
Boca Raton, FL 33433

St. Andrews Estates provides peace of mind in the heart of Boca Raton. With chef-prepared meals and on-site healthcare professionals, residents’ well-being is top priority. Its gorgeous 80-acre campus and...

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Sela Assisted Living Facility

4080 N 35th Ave
Hollywood, FL 33021

Sela ALF is dedicated to providing your loved ones with a personal place in a true home environment. An alternative to a larger facility, our mission is to celebrate life...

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Sela's Place

5850 SW 32nd Ter
Hollywood, FL 33312

Sela’s Place is located in one of the best neighborhoods in Hollywood. Residents enjoy daily planned events indoor and outdoor. Home cooked Kosher style meals are served three times a...

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St Joseph Residence

3485 NW 30th St
Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33311

Offering seniors of all faiths the independence they deserve with the added attention they may need. Charming, decorated, furnished apartments. Emergency call systems, weekly housekeeping, laundry service. Three delicious waitress-served...

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The Palace at Weston

16025 Emerald Estate Dr.
Weston, FL 33331

Opening in January 2021, The Palace at Weston Senior Living brings exceptional senior living to a vibrant city. Located less than one mile south of the prestigious Cleveland Clinic Hospital...

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Vi at Aventura

19333 W Country Club Dr
Aventura, FL 33180

Vi at Aventura Assisted Living residents reside in elegant, private apartments and are offered chef-prepared meals and a variety of lifestyle and social activities in an inspiring setting....

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The Elite Manor

22022 Martella Ave
Boca Raton, FL 33433

The Elite Manor offers assistance with daily living in a homelike environment and not an institution. We specialize in assistance with daily living, which includes, bathing, dressing, grooming, laundry, meals,...

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Active Senior Living Residence

9057 NW 57th St
Tamarac, FL 33351

Active Senior Living Residence is based on a foundation of dignity, respect, and personal interaction with our residents. Our unique family owned and operated assisted living facility provides the highest...

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The Colony Club

3799 N.W. 88th Avenue
Sunrise, FL 33351

The Colony Club is a place to call home! Here assisted living com­­bines independence and com­pan­ionship with peace of mind knowing licensed professional assistance is available 24-hours a day. Residents...

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Belmont Village Fort Lauderdale

1031 Seminole Drive
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

Award-winning Circle of Friends® memory program Guided by university experts, Belmont Village communities feature a unique blend of distinctive amenities combined with one of the most-respected Assisted Living programs in...

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Royal Palm Senior Residence

5121 NE 19th Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

Why Choose Royal Palm Senior Residence? We take away your worries while you age gracefully in our senior care home. Royal Palm Senior Residence provides assisted living at its finest....

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The Palace Renaissance

11355 SW 84th St
Miami, FL 33173

Recipient of a prestigious three-year accreditation from CARF International...The Palace Renaissance is designed to cater to the needs of residents who are very frail or suffer from dementia or Alzheimer’s...

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The Palace Royale

11355 SW 84th St
Miami, FL 33173

Take a five-star hotel and add in “assistance” and that describes the Palace Royale. This elegant “Catered Living” environment is perfect for seniors who are cognitively alert but need some...

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Atrium at Boca Raton, The

1080 NW 15th St
Boca Raton, FL 33486

The Atrium at Boca Raton is a senior living community in Boca Raton, Florida offering assisted living and memory care services for senior citizens.

Our community offers outstanding care...

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Grand Villa of Boynton Beach

1935 S Federal Hwy
Boynton Beach, FL 33435

 
Welcome to Grand Villa of Boynton Beach! Our lovely assisted living and memory care community in Boynton Beach, Florida, is a resort style community with fabulous features and amenities. Located...

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Grand Villa of Deerfield Beach

1050 SW 24th Ave
Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Welcome to Grand Villa of Deerfield Beach, our lovely assisted living community is located in Deerfield Beach, FL, and minutes from the Atlantic Ocean. Grand Villa offers outstanding features and...

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Grand Villa of Delray East

14555 Sims Rd
Delray Beach, FL 33484

Welcome to Grand Villa of Delray Beach East. Our beautiful assisted living and Alzheimer's community in Delray Beach, Florida, has an inviting atmosphere where caring staff, wonderful features, and outstanding...

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Grand Villa of Delray West

5859 Heritage Park Way
Delray Beach, FL 33484

Welcome to Grand Villa of Delray Beach West. Our beautiful resort-style senior living community in Delray Beach, Florida, offers a family atmosphere and wonderful amenities to help our residents get...

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Imperial Club

2751 NE 183rd St
Miami, FL 33160

Welcome to Imperial Club, Aventura’s finest Independent and Assisted Living rental retirement communities. Our all-inclusive retirement lifestyle is designed for you to be able to live in maintenance-free comfort, which...

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Preserve at Palm Aire, The

3701 W McNab Rd
Pompano Beach, FL 33069

 A Fresh Approach to Senior Living with Personalized Care

The Preserve at Palm-Aire offers quality independent living, assisted living and dementia care to Florida's Pompano Beach area.
We provide a prime location...

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Presidential Place

3880 S Circle Dr
Hollywood, FL 33021

Presidential Place is a senior living community in Hollywood, Florida that provides assisted living and memory care services to senior citizens.

From the inviting front porch entrance, to...

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Sterling Aventura

2777 NE 183rd St
Aventura, FL 33160

The Sterling Aventura is a senior living community in Aventura, Florida offering assisted living and memory care services for senior citizens.

The world of quality and comfort that...

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Green Life Assisted Living Facility

840 SW 8th St
Pompano Beach, FL 33060

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1 Kind Home

911 SW 12th Ave Ste 913
Miami, FL 33130

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1 Zource Living Care

1401 NE 176th St
Miami, FL 33162

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