9 Assisted Living Facilities near Cantonment, FL

1 Assisted Living Facility in Cantonment, FL

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Sabal House

Provides: Assisted Living
150 Crossville, Cantonment, FL 32533
"Sabal House was a nice place. I was impressed with it. The rooms were roomier than some of the others I've seen in assisted living facilities. The dining room was very good, acceptable, and nice...." More

8 Assisted Living Facilities near Cantonment, FL

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Brookdale Pensacola

Provides: Assisted Living
8700 University Parkway, Pensacola, FL 32514
"Brookdale Pensacola was nice. The rooms were terrific. You can bring your own furniture, and they have bathrooms and refrigerators. There's 24-hour staff on-site, and they have someone who handles..." More
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Homestead Village of Pensacola

Provides: Assisted Living
7830 Pine Forest Road, Pensacola, FL 32526
"Homestead Village is where my dad is, and I really love it. The staff was fantastic, and they were more than helpful. They have people with a little bit of physical fitness, bingo,and given three..." More

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Elmcroft of Pensacola

Provides: Assisted Living
2310 Abbie Lane, Pensacola, FL 32514
"The people were wonderful, very kind, and friendly. The marketing person in particular has bent over backwards to try to help me as much as possible. Her name is Stella, and she has been fantastic...." More

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Asbury Place

Provides: Assisted Living
4916 Mobile Highway, Pensacola, FL 32506
"Asbury Place rooms are a nice size both:private and semi-private. housekeeping cleans everyday. The interaction with staff and residents seem to be great,Bingo activities and Bible Study are..." More

Veranda of Pensacola

Provides: Assisted Living
6982 Pine Forest Road, Pensacola, FL 32526
"Veranda of Pensacola was quite attractive. It's got an ambience that looked comfortable and well cared for. One thing that I really liked was that the rooms were considerably larger than any of the..." More

Grandview Retirement Center

Provides: Assisted Living
1706 E. Olive Road, Pensacola, FL 32514
"Grandview was really pretty, and it was decorated for the holidays. The rooms of the residents were nice, and they had their own furniture. This is one of the places I’m going to take my brother. " More

Azalea Trace

Provides: Assisted Living
10100 Hillview Rd., Pensacola, FL 32514
"My friends had a mini apartment which included one bedroom and one bathroom, a small kitchen, and a living area. They were very satisfied, as they were well acquainted with the other residents,..." More

The Waterford at Creekside

Provides: Assisted Living
9015 UNIVERSITY PARKWAY, Pensacola, FL 32514

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Cantonment

    Cantonment is a town in the west of Florida, just north of Pensacola. Around 14 percent of the town's 26,500 residents are aged 65 or older, and there is one assisted living facility that caters to them. Another 20 facilities can be found in the nearby communities of Pensacola, Pace and Milton.

    Assisted living facilities in Florida can receive a Standard or Specialty license, depending on the type of care offered. The Agency for Health Care Administration is in charge of monitoring and licensing facilities.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Cantonment

    • The American Lung Association gives Escambia County, including Cantonment, an A grade for their particle pollution levels. However, ozone pollution levels are higher, with the county receiving a C grade. Seniors with respiratory conditions may be impacted on high pollution days.

    • The weather in Cantonment is hot and wet. In summer the average July temperature hits 91 degrees, and the January low is around 40. The town gets 67 inches of rain each year, 28 inches more than the national average, but there's no snow. There's 228 days of sunshine each year, over 20 more than the U.S. average, which may appeal to seniors who enjoy spending time outside.

    • Cantonment has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Council on Aging of West Florida, an organization that helps seniors live healthy, independent lives as well as one senior center.

    • Cantonment has a crime rate of 28 per 1,000 residents, which makes it less safe than 62 percent of other Florida communities. The violent crime rate is 3.3 per 1,000 residents, compared to the state average of 4.3, and the property crime rates is also slightly lower than the Florida average. This high crime rate may concern safety-conscious seniors.

    • Florida has no state income tax, meaning seniors keep all their income whether it's from a pension, Social Security or retirement funds. This allows retirees to put more of their money in their assisted living budget.

    • The Cantonment area has no facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Pensacola.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Cantonment

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Florida

    $4,325.00 Panama City
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,589.00 Cantonment
    $3,550.00 Panama City Beach

    Assisted Living costs in Cantonment start around $3,589 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 Cantonment 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 Cantonment

    Florida has a number of programs that provide financial assistance to residents of assisted living facilities. The Optional State Supplement (OSS) may be available to seniors receiving income from Social Security. Additional assistance may be found through the Medicaid Long Term Care Program and the Assistive Care Services waiver. 

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

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    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 Cantonment

    Cantonment 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 Cantonment, please visit our Assisted Living in Florida page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Cantonment

    Cantonment-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 Cantonment

    • Review of Sabal House

      Sabal House was a nice place. I was impressed with it. The rooms were roomier than some of the others I've seen in assisted living facilities. The dining room was very good, acceptable, and nice. T... Read more

      Virginia
    • Review of Sabal House

      Sabal House was a beautiful place, but my sister didn’t think my dad was ready for it. It was a locked down community, but the way they were set up, I really loved it. It was very nice for anybody ... Read more

      YB
    • Review of Sabal House

      I visited Sabal House. I liked the staff and nurses. They seemed very capable. The food was excellent. It had a very homelike atmosphere. The room had a small refrigerator and a microwave with plen... Read more

      Griffle
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