Assisted Living in Boca Raton
Stratford Court of Boca Pointe6343 Via de Sonrisa del Sur, Boca Raton, FL
Veranda Club6061 Palmetto Circle North, Boca Raton, FL
The Atrium at Boca Raton1080 Northwest 15th St., Boca Raton, FL
Sonata Boca Raton9591 Yamato Rd., Boca Raton, FL
Advent Square4798 North Dixie Highway, Boca Raton, FL
Golden Swan of Boca19494 Hampton Drive, Boca Raton, FL
Banyan Place of Boca Raton2950 NW 5th Avenue, Boca Raton, FL
Symphony at Boca Raton21865 Ponderosa Drive, Boca Raton, FL
Rockwell Seniors I22198 Ensenada Way, Boca Raton, FL
Havencrest ALF V2880 NW 25th Way, Boca Raton, FL
At A Glance
There are 42 assisted living communities in the city and surrounding suburbs to choose from. The average cost of assisted living in Boca Raton is $3,903 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.
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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 $3,903 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.
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.