42 Assisted Living Facilities near Boca Raton, FL
There are 42 Assisted Living Facilities in the Boca Raton area, with 19 in Boca Raton and 23 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Boca Raton is $3,916 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,420. Cheaper nearby regions include Deerfield Beach with an average starting cost of $2,723.
To help you with your search, browse the 279 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Boca Raton. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Boca Raton 4.1 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Delray Beach with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 25 families in Boca Raton find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about assisted living options and costs in Boca Raton, call (855) 863-8283.
19 Assisted Living Facilities in Boca Raton, FL
23 Assisted Living Facilities near Boca Raton, FL
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Boca Raton
Boca Raton, one of the wealthiest communities in South Florida, is located 45 miles north of Miami. There many amenities here for seniors to enjoy, such as golf courses, beaches, art museums, boutiques, jazz clubs, and concerts in Mizner Park. The Boca Raton area features 40 assisted living facilities, with 18 in the city and 22 located in nearby cities such as Deerfield Beach and Delray Beach. Florida defines Assisted Living Facilities, or ALFs, as residential care facilities that provide an array of services, including housing, meals and personal care. The Florida Department of Elder Affairs oversees the licensing of ALFs. In addition to a standard ALF license, Florida also offers three specialty licenses.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Boca Raton
- Boca Raton’s location in South Florida offers a year-round warm climate, with winter highs reaching the upper 70s. Summers in Boca Raton are hot, with high temps exceeding 90 degrees from June to September.
- At 23 percent over the national average, Boca Raton has a high cost of living. Housing prices are particularly expensive, but utility costs are just below the U.S. average.
- Boca Raton is safer than 18 percent of U.S. cities, with overall crime rates lower than Florida’s average. While violent crime rates are noticeably lower, property crime rates are a bit higher than other areas in Florida.
- The Boca Raton Cultural Consortium has developed a rich cultural
scene in the area. Seniors can enjoy exploring the many museums in the area, including the Boca Raton Museum of Art and Boca Raton Historical Society and Museum.
- The Boca Raton area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Boca Raton Regional Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Boca Raton has an array of community resources for seniors, including Florida Atlantic University’s Lifelong Learning Society, which allows seniors to enjoy courses, concerts and entertainment as well as more than 10 senior centers.
Paying for Assisted Living in Boca Raton
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Boca Raton start around $3,916 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.
It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Boca Raton and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.
Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Boca Raton
Eligible seniors in Boca Raton can apply for financial assistance through several state programs. The Florida Department of Children and Families oversees the Optional State Supplementation (OSS) program, which offers financial support to low-income individuals who reside in assisted living homes. Medicaid-eligible seniors may participate in the Medicaid Long-Term Care and Assistive Care Services programs which can cover the cost of services at ALFs.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Florida page.
More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living
While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:
- Veterans Benefits
- Life Insurance Policy
- Long-Term Care Insurance
- Reverse Mortgage
For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Florida page.
Free Assisted Living Resources in Boca Raton
Boca Raton and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.
To see a list of free assisted living resources in Boca Raton, please visit our Assisted Living in Florida page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Boca Raton
Boca Raton-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Florida are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Florida page for more information about these laws.
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Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Boca Raton
Review of Banyan Place of Boca Raton
Banyan Place at Boca Raton is fantastic. It's a very warm and loving environment. It's very clean and my mother has improved considerably since she has moved there. They have activities, and it's a... Read more
Review of St. Andrews Estates
My friend has been at St. Andrews for years. The aids are mostly from Haiti and are underpaid and overworked. Very few actually have a smile on their face. One aid can handle 11 patients, so thin... Read more
Review of Stratford Court of Boca Pointe
I chose Stratford Court of Boca Pointe because I needed to have my mother close by. They care for my mother. The only objection that I have is that she's not in a larger apartment. She's currently ... Read more