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The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Englewood, FL for 2024

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Englewood

In Englewood and the rest of Florida, assisted living and other long-term care communities are governed by the Agency for Health Care Administration. This agency screens care home staff and protects residents from fraud and abuse.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Englewood

  • Health care is easily accessible here; Englewood has 272 physicians per 100,000 people compared to the national average of 210 per 100,000 people.
  • Englewood has warm weather year-round, with no snow in the winter and more sunny days than the national median, at 257 compared to 205.
  • Florida is very tax-friendly toward seniors and is one of the few states that charges no personal income tax.
  • Englewood has a little more crime than many American cities, with violent crime rates 2.6 points over the national average of 22.7. Property crime rates are also higher, at 49.6 compared to 35.4. Fortunately, assisted living homes generally have security systems to keep residents and their property safe.
  • Englewood Community Hospital has been recognized as one of the best in the country by Fortune and IBM Watson.
  • The cost of living here is slightly lower than the national average, with health care, housing and transportation some of the most affordable categories.
  • The water quality in Englewood is lower than average at 33 compared to the nation’s 55. However, the air quality here is better than the national average, ideal for seniors with allergies or respiratory conditions.
  • Florida is a member of the AARP’s network of age-friendly communities, meaning that it has created a plan to become more livable for its increasing senior population. This plan includes increasing accessibility and public services for older adults.

Paying for Assisted Living in Englewood

Englewood’s seniors pay an average of $3,938 per month for assisted living services. According to Genworth’s 2020 Cost of Care Survey, this is more expensive than the state median of $3,700. However, assisted living in Englewood is cheaper than the national average of $4,300.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Nearby Cities

Compared to many Florida cities, Englewood has relatively high assisted living prices at $3,938. Costs in Tampa are much lower, at $3,225 per month. In Miami, seniors pay around $3,500. Assisted living in Orlando is on par with the state median of $3,700. Jacksonville is more expensive, averaging $4,150 per month.

Englewood

$3,938

Florida

$3,700

The United States

$4,300

Tampa

$3,225

Miami

$3,500

Orlando

$3,700

Jacksonville

$4,150

The Cost of Other Types of Senior Care

Seniors may also be interested in comparing the costs of the other types of long-term care available in Englewood. Adult day health care is the most affordable option. Though prices are not available for Decatur, the state average is $1,408. Home health aides and homemaker services are slightly more expensive, averaging $4,576 per month. A semiprivate room in a nursing home averages $9,125 per month, while a private room costs around $10,342.

Homemaker Services

$4,576

Home Health Aide

$4,576

Assisted Living Facility

$3,938

Nursing Home Facility (semiprivate room)

$9,125

Nursing Home Facility (private room)

$10,342

Note: Data for Englewood was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Punta Gorda, was used instead.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Englewood

Seniors in Englewood who receive income from Social Security may be eligible for the Optional State Supplement. Financial assistance is also available to seniors in assisted living through the Assistive Care Services waiver or the Medicaid Long-Term Care Program.

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

Paying for Assisted Living Facilities in  Florida

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 Englewood

Englewood has a range of charities and social service programs that offer assistance to older adults. These can range from personal enrichment to help finding placement in long-term care.

ResourceContactService
Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida(866) 413-5337This Area Agency on Aging runs the SHINE Medicare Counseling program, which helps seniors learn about and access financial assistance for long-term care and medical services. Healthy aging programs are also available, including chronic disease management and fall prevention courses. This agency also runs an elder abuse hotline for victims of neglect, financial exploitation or mistreatment.
Legal Aid of Manasota(941) 366-0038This non-profit legal aid society offers a range of free legal services of use to older adults. This includes assistance with creating wills and care directives as well as advocacy in cases of consumer fraud or elder abuse. Attorneys here can also help seniors who have been denied health insurance, benefits or health care.
Sarasota County Veterans Services(941) 861-8387Here, veterans can get help applying for various federal and state benefit programs, ranging from discount cards to life insurance. This body also runs transportation services to nearby VA hospitals and medical centers.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Englewood

Englewood-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

Reviews of Communities Nearby

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Jack

I visited this facility

Review of Grand Villa of Englewood

I loved Grand Villa of Englewood. I would recommend that to anybody who had to put their family in an assisted living. It was a wonderful place. It was very clean and bright. The people that worked...

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Tabitha1842

I visited this facility

Review of Grand Villa of Englewood

The community at Grand Villa of Englewood focuses on quality senior living. They are fortunate enough to allow residents to transition from independent living too assisted living, and then assisted...

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sjr123

I visited this facility

Review of Grand Villa of Englewood

Really enjoyed the tour today. Very informative and knowledgeble. I liked the idea that everything was all outside.

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