Independent Living in Fort Lauderdale, FL

What does Independent Living in Fort Lauderdale, FL, have to offer you and your loved one?

Independent Living is fortlauderdalefla senior living community that allows residents to maintain their independent lifestyles along with the integration of living in a senior based community. If you or your loved one are looking for this type of community Independent living may be the option for you. There are many independent living options available in Fort Lauderdale, FL, including Retirement Communities, Senior Apartments, Continuing Care Retirement Communities, Senior Villages and Affordable Senior Housing (HUD). Each style of Independent living housing offers a different series of amenities for residents to benefit from. 

The Facts about Independent Living in Fort Lauderdale, FL

In the early 1970s one of the first Independent living centers came about. Since then Independent living has been a feasible option for seniors to live in Independent style housing amongst the presence of their peers. Independent communities usually offer some personal services for residents such as daily meals, transportation to doctors appointments, and/ or activities for a monthly fee. Most of these communities offer no medical services for seniors, due to this it is important for seniors to be in good health and not require daily medical assistance. 

Fort Lauderdale, FL Independent Living Communities

There are 78 different Independent Living communities in Fort Lauderdale. One is sure to fit the needs of you and your family. See below or click to view a list of the Independent Living communities in Fort Lauderdale. Within these communities seniors may have multiple housing units styles to choose from such as apartments, condos, home-style, and shared and private units. In Florida their are different types of Independent Living communities that all service different amenities. The options include:

Active Adult Communities are communities with homes for sale. Most offer a clubhouse where a variety of activities are offered. Services such as landscaping, maintenance & housekeeping are usually offered as well.

Senior Apartments are living units with an age requirement, offering limited additional services. Most have a clubhouse where groups meet for activities, and some offer transportation to planned activities & events.

Retirement Communities offer independent living with amenities such as meals, transportation and activities included in the monthly fee.

Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) offer independent living along with assisted living and nursing care in a single setting. You can start on the independent level and progress as need be, staying on one campus. These communities normally require an entry fee and offer a living unit, meals, and health care up to the nursing level.

Affordable Senior Housing is a HUD 202 program that offers rental assistance for seniors who meet the requirements of the federal program

Senior Villages are a newer concept in most major cities, where members pay an annual fee for the coordination of volunteers to provide older residents with services that help them live independently.

The Area

Fort Lauderdale is a city that lies off the southeastern coast of Florida. With miles of beaches and boat canals the Fort Lauderdale area has hundreds of sites and attractions to visit such as the Bonnet House, Port Everglades, The Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale and much more. Cities that are near Fort Lauderdale include Pompano Beach, Plantation, Davie and Dania Beach, Florida. The Fort Lauderdale area will surely provide you and your loved one with all of your needs.   

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