108 Assisted Living Facilities near Coconut Creek, FL
There are 108 Assisted Living Facilities in the Coconut Creek area, with 6 in Coconut Creek and 102 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Coconut Creek is $3,340 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,450. Cheaper nearby regions include Margate with an average starting cost of $2,456.
To help you with your search, browse the 616 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Coconut Creek. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Coconut Creek 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Parkland with an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Coconut Creek
Coconut Creek is known as the "butterfly capital of the world" because it is home to the world's largest butterfly aviary. A few years ago, the city was named one of the “Best Cities to Live in America” by Money Magazine. With six assisted living facilities (ALFs) in Coconut Creek and 51 in the surrounding areas, seniors can choose between many different facility options in this uniquely-designed city. ALFs in the Coconut Creek area are regulated by the Department of Elder Affairs. In the state of Florida, ALFs fall into four distinct categories: standard, which includes housing, meals and personal care; limited nursing services, which includes 24-hour nurse supervision; extended congregate care, which allows residents to age in place in a residential environment despite mental or physical limitations; and limited mental health care, which includes care for those suffering from mental disorders . The Bureau of Health Facility Regulation oversees facility licensing in all ALFs.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Coconut Creek
- Cost of living is slightly cheaper in Coconut Creek than in Florida at large as well as the United States, with a cost-of-living rating of 98 compared to the national average of 100.
The state of Florida excludes Social Security income and pension income from taxation, which allows more budget to be spent on assisted living expenses.
- Violent crime is significantly lower in Coconut Creek than the United States. The national average is rated at 31.1 and Coconut Creek maintains a score of 14.5, making this area a much safer option for seniors.
- The Coconut City area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Coconut Creek Hospital, Heart and Vascular Institute and West Boca Medical Center's Emergency Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Air quality in Coconut Creek is rated at 69 in comparison to the national average of 58, making this area a healthier option for seniors who choose to spend time outdoors.
- With an average of 251 sunny days a year and a low of 58 degrees in the winter, Coconut Creek is an excellent choice for seniors looking to enjoy warm weather year-round.
Paying for Assisted Living in Coconut Creek
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Coconut Creek start around $3,340 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 Coconut Creek 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 Coconut Creek
Eligible seniors can receive financial assistance from the Florida Statewide Medicaid Managed Care Long-Term Care Program (SMMC LTC).
In regards to public financing options, the state of Florida covers services in ALFs with a standard license or specialty license under a statewide 1915(b)(c) MLTC program. Waiver participants must be offered a private room, a private apartment or a unit that is shared only by consent.
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 Coconut Creek
Coconut Creek 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 Coconut Creek, please visit our Assisted Living in Florida page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Coconut Creek
Coconut Creek-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 Coconut Creek
Review of Havencrest ALF III
Havencrest ALF III is a private home, but it isn't what we are looking for. We only saw one person. The room is too small. The place is clean and nice. They have a living room and bedrooms. The maj... Read more
Review of Sonata Coconut Creek - New Residents Are Welcome
Sonata Coconut Creek is beautiful. I'm very impressed with it. My mother-in-law lives in a one-bedroom apartment. There are no cooking facilities in her room, but it had a nice-sized bathroom. They... Read more
Review of Sonata Coconut Creek - New Residents Are Welcome
Everything about Sonata Coconut Creek is very nice. We liked it, but we dont know if its going to be too far to drive. Were trying to minimize the distance from home. Everybody was very nice, an... Read more