Situated in southeastern Florida, Broward County is the state’s second-most populous county after Miami-Dade. The region is a well-known hot spot for retirees, drawing seniors from across the country with its sunny weather, white sand beaches and many fun attractions, from the Hollywood Boardwalk to the Flamingo Gardens Botanical Garden and Everglade Wildlife Sanctuary.

For seniors who need help with daily activities, there is no shortage of assisted living options in Broward County. In Fort Lauderdale alone, there are about 74 assisted living communities. Seniors may also choose to settle in another Broward County community, such as Hollywood or Miramar. Assisted living facilities in the Miami metro, which includes Broward County, cost an average of $3,500 per month, Genworth’s 2020 Cost of Care Survey reports. This is about $800 lower than the national average.

Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Broward County, FL

2016, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022

Pacifica Senior Living Forest Trace

5500 NW 69th Avenue, Lauderhill, FL, 33319

Pacifica Senior Living Forest Trace is an assisted living and independent living facility in Lauderhill, Florida, a suburb of sunny Miami. Housing options include one and two-bedroom apartments, and c … (read more)
Pacifica Senior Living Forest Trace is an assisted living and independent living facility in Lauderhill, Florida, a suburb of sunny Miami. Housing options include one and two-bedroom apartments, and c … (read more)

Pacifica Senior Living Sunrise

4201 Springtree Drive, Sunrise, FL, 33351

The staff at Pacifica Senior Living Sunrise goes the extra mile to care for my parents. They truly care about them. They’re in the process of doing a lot of upgrades. Their apartment is spacious and c … (read more)
The staff at Pacifica Senior Living Sunrise goes the extra mile to care for my parents. They truly care about them. They’re in the process of doing a lot of upgrades. Their apartment is spacious and c … (read more)

2015, 2016

Presidential Place

3880 S. Circle Dr, Hollywood, FL, 33021

Presidential Place is located in Miramar, Florida. Residents and visitors enjoy the warm, resort-like feel of the facility. The community receives high praise for the friendly and attentive staff who … (read more)
Presidential Place is located in Miramar, Florida. Residents and visitors enjoy the warm, resort-like feel of the facility. The community receives high praise for the friendly and attentive staff who … (read more)

Brookdale Deer Creek

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

Families of Brookdale residents, located in Deerfield Beach, Florida, mention how well-kept and spacious the facility is. There are many things that encourage socialization among the residents and man … (read more)
Families of Brookdale residents, located in Deerfield Beach, Florida, mention how well-kept and spacious the facility is. There are many things that encourage socialization among the residents and man … (read more)

2016

HarborChase of Coral Springs

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

HarborChase of Coral Springs is located in Coral Springs, Florida, and impresses visitors upon arrival with its beautiful grounds. Loved ones and visitors alike praise the friendly staff, opulent inte … (read more)
HarborChase of Coral Springs is located in Coral Springs, Florida, and impresses visitors upon arrival with its beautiful grounds. Loved ones and visitors alike praise the friendly staff, opulent inte … (read more)

2022

Waterside Landing

5600 Lakeside Drive, Margate, FL, 33063

The appearance of Waterside Landing is beautiful and the people working there are, so far, wonderful. I have nothing but the highest regard for them. My mother moves in on Wednesday, so we’ll find out … (read more)
The appearance of Waterside Landing is beautiful and the people working there are, so far, wonderful. I have nothing but the highest regard for them. My mother moves in on Wednesday, so we’ll find out … (read more)

The Peninsula

5100 W Hallandale Beach Blvd, Hollywood, FL, 33023

The Peninsula is situated in Miramar, Florida, just minutes from stunning white beaches and the Florida Turnpike. Visitors commend the facility for having a hotel-like style, great food and a compassi … (read more)
The Peninsula is situated in Miramar, Florida, just minutes from stunning white beaches and the Florida Turnpike. Visitors commend the facility for having a hotel-like style, great food and a compassi … (read more)

2015

Sonata Coconut Creek

4175 West Sample Road, Coconut Creek, FL, 33073

Sonata Coconut Creek is an assisted living community in Coconut Creek, Florida, located near major highways and surrounded by public parks, shopping venues and only a few minutes from picturesque Hill … (read more)
Sonata Coconut Creek is an assisted living community in Coconut Creek, Florida, located near major highways and surrounded by public parks, shopping venues and only a few minutes from picturesque Hill … (read more)

Grand Villa of Deerfield Beach

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

Grand Villa of Deerfield Beach is located in the Century Village section of Deerfield Beach, west of Interstate 95 and a block away from the Deerfield Beach train station. Residents appreciate the att … (read more)
Grand Villa of Deerfield Beach is located in the Century Village section of Deerfield Beach, west of Interstate 95 and a block away from the Deerfield Beach train station. Residents appreciate the att … (read more)

The Sheridan at Cooper City

2580 Pine Island Road, Cooper City, FL, 33024

The Sheridan at Cooper City is located in Cooper City, Florida. Residents and their guests enjoy the clean, comfortable, homelike environment of the community. The modern accommodations include large … (read more)
The Sheridan at Cooper City is located in Cooper City, Florida. Residents and their guests enjoy the clean, comfortable, homelike environment of the community. The modern accommodations include large … (read more)

Oakmonte Village of Davie

8201 Stirling Road, Davie, FL, 33328

The lady that met with me at Oakmonte Village of Davie assisted living was very thorough, was on time, and very helpful. The place itself is only a few years old and it was like a luxury residence. It … (read more)
The lady that met with me at Oakmonte Village of Davie assisted living was very thorough, was on time, and very helpful. The place itself is only a few years old and it was like a luxury residence. It … (read more)

Williamsburg Landing

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

Williamsburg Landing is a senior community that offers a picturesque setting in the Fort Lauderdale area. From a well-maintained property with beautiful views, residents are just a quick walk from the … (read more)
Williamsburg Landing is a senior community that offers a picturesque setting in the Fort Lauderdale area. From a well-maintained property with beautiful views, residents are just a quick walk from the … (read more)

Golden Swan ALF

4755 NW 76 Street, Coconut Creek, FL, 33073

Golden Swan Assisted Living Facility in Coconut Creek, Florida, provides its residents with quick, easy access to nearby medical facilities and points of interest through a network of major roads incl … (read more)
Golden Swan Assisted Living Facility in Coconut Creek, Florida, provides its residents with quick, easy access to nearby medical facilities and points of interest through a network of major roads incl … (read more)

Assisted Living of Broward

17646 S.W. 10th Street, Pembroke Pines, FL, 33029

To Everyone looking for a wonderful place to have their family member taken care of. I took my mother to Assisted Living of Broward after taking care of her for 18 years. I have found the ladies tha … (read more)
To Everyone looking for a wonderful place to have their family member taken care of. I took my mother to Assisted Living of Broward after taking care of her for 18 years. I have found the ladies tha … (read more)

The Gardens at Hidden Hammock

5182 NW 58th Terrace, Coral Springs, FL, 33067

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Jacob’s Tender Loving Care Assisted Living Facility

7000 NW 6TH Street, Plantation, FL, 33317

I did a tour of Jacob’s Tender Loving Care Assisted Living Facility. It’s like a brand-new home, their regular bedrooms; It was very nicely done. It’s new from what I hear, that’s why it’s beautiful. … (read more)
I did a tour of Jacob’s Tender Loving Care Assisted Living Facility. It’s like a brand-new home, their regular bedrooms; It was very nicely done. It’s new from what I hear, that’s why it’s beautiful. … (read more)

Rockwell Senior II

5030 NW 44th Avenue, Coconut Creek, FL, 33073

Rockwell Seniors II is an assisted living facility among the waterways of Coconut Creek, Florida, a short walk from Sabal Pines Park and its butterfly gardens, as well as Winston Park Shopping Center. … (read more)
Rockwell Seniors II is an assisted living facility among the waterways of Coconut Creek, Florida, a short walk from Sabal Pines Park and its butterfly gardens, as well as Winston Park Shopping Center. … (read more)

Lakeview ALF Inc.

3833 SW 33rd Street, Hollywood, FL, 33023

This place is great all the way around! Its family owned so they have a family style approach to the way they run things there. It was great because my mother was able to quickly adapt to the place wi … (read more)
This place is great all the way around! Its family owned so they have a family style approach to the way they run things there. It was great because my mother was able to quickly adapt to the place wi … (read more)

Homecare Villa

9039 NW 20th Manor, Coral Springs, FL, 33071

My mother was a resident for a short period of time until she passed away Aug 2021. From the moment we moved her there, the outpouring of love,care and understanding was everything we had hoped for. M … (read more)
My mother was a resident for a short period of time until she passed away Aug 2021. From the moment we moved her there, the outpouring of love,care and understanding was everything we had hoped for. M … (read more)

Bright Horizons of Ramblewood

8630 Ramblewood Dr, Coral Springs, FL, 33071

Bright Horizons of Ramblewood is located in Coral Springs, Florida, just a stone’s throw from the Coral Square Mall. This small facility offers a companion suite, private rooms and one semi-private ro … (read more)
Bright Horizons of Ramblewood is located in Coral Springs, Florida, just a stone’s throw from the Coral Square Mall. This small facility offers a companion suite, private rooms and one semi-private ro … (read more)

Paying for Assisted Living in  Broward County

Broward County is part of the Miami metropolitan area, so assisted living prices in the county are likely similar to those in Miami itself. According to the Genworth 2020 Cost of Care Survey, Miami seniors pay an average of $3,500 per month for assisted living. This is relatively affordable compared to the Sunshine State as a whole, with its average cost of $3,700 per month. And compared to the national average of $4,300, assisted living in Miami is about 18% more affordable.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Nearby Cities

The Miami area offers the lowest average assisted living cost in South Florida, making Broward County an ideal destination for the region’s budget-conscious seniors. In nearby Port St. Lucie, assisted living costs an average of $4,399 per month, about 25% higher than in Miami. To the west in Naples, monthly costs are even higher at $4,550. While the average cost in Orlando is $200 higher than in Miami, other Central Florida cities have lower assisted living costs. For example, on the Gulf Coast, Tampa seniors pay $3,225 per month for assisted living care. Inland in Sebring, costs are even lower at $2,895. Further north in the Panhandle, seniors pay some of the state’s highest assisted living prices. Panama City’s average cost is $5,161, while the monthly average is $5,506 in the state capital, Tallahassee.

$3500

Broward County/Miami

$3700

Florida

$4300

The United States

$5506

Tallahassee

$5161

Panama City

$4550

Naples

$4399

Port St. Lucie

$3700

Orlando

$3225

Tampa

$2895

Sebring

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Broward County

Qualified Medicaid recipients in Broward County are covered by Florida’s Statewide Medicaid Managed Care program, which offers long-term managed care plans, including assisted living facility services. Residents of ALFs with financial limitations can also benefit from the state’s Assistive Care Services.

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Florida page.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Broward County

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 Broward County

ResourceContact Service
Area Agency on Aging of Broward County(954) 745-9779The Area Agency on Aging provides information and assistance regarding Broward County’s many senior resources, from transportation services and wellness classes to disaster preparedness programs. It also helps seniors access state and federal programs, such as Florida Medicaid or Social Security. 
Broward County Elderly and Veterans Services(954) 357-6622The Elderly and Veterans Service Division offers many programs and services for Broward County residents. These may include case management and medical alert systems. For seniors who’ve served in the military, it offers free help with obtaining veterans benefits, including assistance submitting claims. The division also provides information and referrals for other helpful veterans services.
South Florida Institute on Aging(954) 484-7117The South Florida Institute on Aging (SOFIA) is a nonprofit organization that aims to help seniors thrive. It holds free technology classes to help seniors learn about everything from sending emails and social networking to online banking and staying safe on the internet. SOFIA also sponsors Senior Corps programs that help older adults pursue meaningful volunteer opportunities, such as mentoring underserved children or helping veterans make the transition to civilian life.
Broward County Senior Centers(800) 963-5337There are many senior centers in Broward County, including the Daniel D. Cantor Senior Center and the Northwest Federated Woman’s Club of Broward County. Senior center programming varies between locations and may include card games, exercise classes, health screenings and field trips. Some centers also offer transportation, legal services and other supports. Older adults in Broward County can contact the Florida Department of Elder Affairs to find their closest senior center.
Broward County Transit(954) 357-8400Broward County Transit (BCT) operates an extensive bus system that helps seniors travel between Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Sunrise, Coral Springs and other municipalities. With proof of age, seniors pay discounted bus fares. For seniors who aren’t able to ride the regular buses, BCT offers an accessible shared-ride service called Transportation Options (TOPS).
Legal Aid Service of Broward County(954) 765-8950Legal Aid Service of Broward County offers free legal services to low-income people who can’t afford an attorney. Eligible seniors can get help with many types of civil legal issues, such as debt collection, federal tax disputes and problems with veterans benefits, including VA healthcare. People aged 60 and older are exempt from the organization’s financial eligibility guidelines. 

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Broward County

Broward County-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.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Florida