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Assisted Living in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Fort Lauderdale is the quintessential South Florida oceanfront community, offering 7 miles of white sand beaches and close proximity to big-city amenities in nearby Miami. The city’s population of 182,000 includes approximately 32,000 individuals aged 65 and older. Seniors living in Fort Lauderdale enjoy a tropical climate and budget-stretching benefits, including significant savings on long-term care, below-average health care costs and no state income tax. Foodies, history buffs and cultural aficionados can explore the downtown Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District, while outdoor enthusiasts can swim, fish and picnic at Hugh Taylor Birch State Park or practice their swing at the public course in Oswald Park.

Assisted living costs an average of $3,250 per month in Fort Lauderdale, where retirees can choose between 74 assisted living communities. Prices vary based on location and the specific accommodations, amenities and services offered.

Note: Data wasn’t available for Fort Lauderdale, so cost data for the nearest city, Miami, was used instead.

13 Assisted Living communities in Fort Lauderdale, FL | 20 nearby communities

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1. Williamsburg Landing

1776 Northeast 26Th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33305

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. Wickshire Fort Lauderdale

2855 W Commercial Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33309

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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3. Belmont Village Fort Lauderdale

1031 Seminole Drive, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33304

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. Villa Rio Vista

1115 S.E. 6th Terrace, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33316

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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5. The Meridian at Waterways

3001 E Oakland Park Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33306

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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6. Colonial Assisted Living at Fort Lauderdale LLC

2801 NW 55th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33313

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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7. Preferred Care at Home of North Broward

1451 W Cypress Creek Rd Suite 300, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33309

Home Care, Personal Care

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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8. Royal Palms Senior Residence

5121 NORTHEAST 19TH AVENUE, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33308

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 828-9665

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Annie's Retirement, Fort Lauderdale, FL

9. Annie’s Retirement

1650 NE 62nd Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33334

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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E7 Home Care, Fort Lauderdale, FL

10. E7 Home Care

1451 West Cypress Creek Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33309

Home Care, Personal Care

Call for Pricing (877) 853-5446

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Hidden Palms, Fort Lauderdale, FL

11. Hidden Palms

2675 N Andrews Ave suite a, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33311

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 867-8105

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Palms Villa Retirement Home, Fort Lauderdale, FL

12. Palms Villa Retirement Home

2131 NW 28th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33311

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 874-4734

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Royal Palm Residence, Fort Lauderdale, FL

13. Royal Palm Residence

1961 SW 70th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33317

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (877) 876-4096

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20 matching communities nearby Fort Lauderdale

1. Pacifica Senior Living Forest Trace

5500 NW 69th Avenue, Lauderhill, FL, 33319

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. Pacifica Senior Living Sunrise

4201 Springtree Drive, Sunrise, FL, 33351

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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3. Brookdale Deer Creek

2403 W. Hillsboro Boulevard, Deerfield Beach, FL, 33442

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. Stratford Court of Boca Pointe

6343 Via de Sonrisa del Sur, Boca Raton, FL, 33433

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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5. Imperial Club Independent and Assisted Living Community

2751 NE 183rd Street, Aventura, FL, 33160

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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6. The Peninsula

5100 W Hallandale Beach Blvd, Hollywood, FL, 33023

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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7. HarborChase of Coral Springs

2975 NW 99th Way, Coral Springs, FL, 33065

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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8. Sonata Coconut Creek

4175 West Sample Road, Coconut Creek, FL, 33073

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 828-9665

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9. The Sheridan at Cooper City

2580 Pine Island Road, Cooper City, FL, 33024

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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10. Grand Villa of Deerfield Beach

1050 SW 24th Ave, Deerfield Beach, FL, 33442

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 853-5446

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11. The Colony Club ALF

3799 Pine Island Road, Sunrise, FL, 33351

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 867-8105

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12. Vi at Aventura

19333 West Country Club Drive, Aventura, FL, 33180

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 874-4734

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13. Jacob’s Tender Loving Care Assisted Living Facility

7000 NW 6TH Street, Plantation, FL, 33317

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

From $4000 / mo

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14. Colonial Assisted Living at Miami

1864 Northwest 175th Street, Miami Gardens, FL, 33056

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 881-2933

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15. Angel Care

2821 NE 18th Street, Pompano Beach, FL, 33062

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 892-7839

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16. Caring Village of Margate

6810 SW 7th St., Margate, FL, 33068

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 897-5038

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17. Cherry Oak Active Senior Living Residence

9057 NW 57th Street, Tamarac, FL, 33321

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 949-3278

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18. Royal Living at Coconut Creek

3420 NW 71st Street, Coconut Creek, FL, 33073

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

From $3500 / mo

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19. Tender Touch Home Care Inc

1801 Alcazar Drive, Miramar, FL, 33023

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 996-2447

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20. Avalon Park Retirement Residence

604 Nw 62Nd Ave, Hollywood, FL, 33024

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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What is Assisted Living?

Hundreds of thousands of American seniors utilize assisted living, a figure that is only growing. For these seniors, assisted living combines residential housing,assistance in daily activities, and some healthcare. These communities also strive to provide an atmosphere that is comfortable and engaging for their residents… Read More >

Paying for Assisted Living in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

The Cost of Assisted Living in Fort Lauderdale

According to Genworth Financial’s 2019 Cost of Care Survey, seniors in Fort Lauderdale pay an average of $3,250 per month for assisted living. This is about $800 less than the U.S. median and $250 less than the statewide average. Costs in the surrounding states are comparable or higher. Neighboring Alabama shares Fort Lauderdale’s average cost, while the rate is higher in Georgia, at $3,335. In South Carolina, the amount paid is on par with Florida’s average of $3,500. Seniors in Tennessee pay the most, at $3,900 per month.

$3250

Fort Lauderdale

$3500

Florida

$4051

The United States

$3250

Alabama

$3335

Georgia

$3500

South Carolina

$3900

Tenessee

Assisted living costs vary greatly across Florida, and this is evidenced in communities on the Atlantic side of the state. Fort Lauderdale has the lowest cost at $3,250, followed by Sebastian at $3,375. Seniors in Port St. Lucie pay an average of $3,500, while those in Palm Bay pay $3,800. The cost is over $1,000 higher in Jacksonville ($4,263) and increases slightly to $4,274 in Orlando. Deltona has the highest rate, with an average cost of $4,500 per month.

$3250

Fort Lauderdale

$3500

Florida

$3375

Sebastian

$3500

Port St. Lucie

$3800

Palm Bay

$4263

Jacksonville

$4274

Orlando

$4500

Daytona

Assisted Living Financial Assistance

Florida Medicaid helps eligible Fort Lauderdale residents aged 65 and older cover the cost of assisted living through the Statewide Medicaid Managed Care Long-Term Care Program. Seniors must require a nursing home level of care and meet the Medicaid program’s income and asset criteria to qualify.

Learn more about the Statewide Medicaid Managed Care Long-Term Care Program, including the eligibility requirements and application process, on our Assisted Living in Florida page.

Assisted Living Resources

 ContactDescription
City of Fort Lauderdale Club 55+(954) 828-7275 The Fort Lauderdale Parks and Recreation Department administers the Club 55+ Program at 12 parks throughout the city. The program offers a wide range of age-appropriate activities for older adults. Eligible residents can qualify for a reduced annual membership fee to enjoy art and golf lessons; board games; yoga, tennis, Zumba and line dancing classes; group outings and monthly special events.
Broward County Transit TOPS Program(954) 357-8400Broward County Transit’s Transportation Options program provides shared-ride paratransit services for Fort Lauderdale seniors who cannot use fixed-route buses due to functional disability. Individuals who meet the program’s criteria and have income at or below 225% of the federal poverty level may qualify for the Transportation Disadvantaged Program, which provides rides at no charge for health care, shopping, social and other activities.
Aging and Disability Resource Center of Broward County (954) 745-9779The Area Agency on Aging of Broward County operates the Aging and Disability Resource Center, which connects Fort Lauderdale residents aged 60 and older with aging-related programs and services. With a single phone call to the ADRC helpline, seniors can access personalized counseling about health insurance and long-term care, guidance on elder rights, information about health and wellness programs and referrals to county, state and federal resources that can help cover the cost of assisted living services.
Broward County Veterans Services (954) 357-6622Experienced Veterans Services Officers at the Broward County Veterans Services office in Fort Lauderdale are available to help senior veterans learn about and apply for service-related benefits. VSOs can determine seniors’ eligibility and assist with filing applications for disability compensation, VA pensions and supplemental monthly benefits through the Aid and Attendance and Housebound Allowance programs.
Florida Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program(954) 597-2266Trained volunteers with the Florida Long-Term Care Ombudsman district office in Tamarac make regular visits to check conditions in Fort Lauderdale assisted living communities and advise residents about their rights under state and federal laws. Ombudsmen also investigate complaints and act as resident advocates to get issues resolved.
Senior Citizen Law Project (954) 765-8955Fort Lauderdale residents aged 60 and older may be eligible for free legal assistance through the Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida’s Senior Citizen Law Project. This nonprofit organization provides help with civil legal matters related to Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security and other public benefits, debt collection, consumer issues and financial exploitation.
Florida Department of Elder Affairs SHINE Program(800) 963-5337Volunteers with the DOEA’s SHINE program offer free counseling to Fort Lauderdale seniors about Medicare, including eligibility, enrollment, coverage issues and filing appeals. SHINE volunteers can also help seniors access programs to defray the cost of Medicare premiums and out-of-pocket prescription drug costs. Assistance is available over the phone or in person at the program’s two counseling sites in Fort Lauderdale.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations

Fort Lauderdale assisted living facilities are licensed by the Florida Bureau of Health Facility Regulation. The Bureau inspects long-term care facilities to ensure compliance with state laws and regulations governing all facets of their operation. To learn more about these requirements, visit our Assisted Living in Florida page.