Assisted Living in Lantana, FL
Located in Palm Beach County, Lantana is a beach city that’s part of the Miami metropolitan area. Approximately 19% or 2,200 people in the city are aged 65 and older. The cost of living in Lantana is only slightly more than the cost of living in Florida in general, but seniors can expect to pay less than the national average for health care and housing. According to the BestPlaces Air Quality Index, the air quality for the city is much better than the national average, which may make it a comfortable place to live for those with respiratory issues.
There are seven assisted living communities in Lantana and 44 nearby. The average monthly cost of these communities is $3,500. The actual price is determined by the location within the city, the number of amenities and the level of care.
Paying for Assisted Living in Lantana, FL
The Cost of Assisted Living in Lantana
According to the Genworth 2020 Cost of Care Survey, assisted living costs in Lantana are slightly lower than in most other locations in Florida. In Lantana, assisted living expenses are $200 less than the state average and $800 less than the national average. In neighboring states, Georgia has the same monthly cost at $3,500, and Alabama communities cost approximately $350 less. Mississippi communities are $213 more per month.
Cities in Florida with more expensive assisted living costs include Pensacola at $3,805, Panama City at $5,161, Jacksonville at $4,150, Orlando at $3,700 and Naples at $4,550. Tampa seniors can expect to pay around $275 less.
Note: Data for Lantana was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Miami Area, was used instead.
Lantana Assisted Living Financial Assistance
Florida’s long-term care waiver helps pay for services for eligible seniors who need long-term services and supports in an assisted living community. It’s designed to delay or prevent institutionalization, and it also serves those in both assisted living and nursing home settings. Learn more about this waiver at our Assisted Living in Florida page.
Lantana Assisted Living Resources
|Mid-County Senior Center
|At the Mid-County Senior Center, seniors aged 55 and older can participate in book clubs, arts and crafts, creative writing, quilting, card games, billiards and bingo. Other activities include health promotion, travel, recreation and fitness and assistance with income taxes. The center also schedules regular outings and sightseeing trips to points of interest within the community.
|Palm Beach Area Agency on Aging
|The Palm Beach Area Agency on Aging uses public funds, private grants and donations to provide programs and services for area seniors and their caregivers. These programs include congregate meals, individual counseling, case management, financial risk reduction, transportation and medication management.
|Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County
|Seniors aged 60 and older receive assistance through Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County for cases involving abuse and exploitation, housing issues, health and public benefits, consumer issues and veterans advocacy. The service is available for free for seniors who meet the income requirements.
|Palm Tran Paratransit
|Seniors who are unable to drive or those without transportation may schedule rides through Palm Tran Transit for medical appointments, errands and sightseeing. Transportation is available on weekdays and is unavailable on holidays and weekends.
|Palm Beach Veterans Services
|Palm Beach veterans services assist and counsel men and women in the county who’ve served in the military. Services include response to emergency needs for food and financial, legal and mental health counseling. Veterans Services also help individuals in long-term care apply for the Aid and Attendance Benefit that reimburses for services such as housekeeping, medication administration, grooming and meals.
Lantana Assisted Living Laws and Regulations
Assisted living communities in Lantana receive their licensing through the Agency for Healthcare Administration’s Bureau of Facility Regulation. The agency requires communities to provide a safe and clean living environment. Learn more about these laws and regulations at our Assisted Living in Florida page.