71 Assisted Living Facilities near Fleming Island, FL
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There are 71 Assisted Living Facilities in the Fleming Island area, with 2 in Fleming Island and 69 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Fleming Island is $3,950 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,600. Cheaper nearby regions include Orange Park with an average starting cost of $3,719.
To help you with your search, browse the 379 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Fleming Island. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Fleming Island 4.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Middleburg with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Fleming Island
Fleming Island is named for the Fleming family who once owned a plantation on the site. It's now home to around 27,000 people, with residents aged 65 and older making up 16 percent of the population. Seniors interested in retiring to the area can find accommodation in one of the area's 65 assisted living facilities. These facilities are licensed and monitored by Florida's Agency for Health Care Administration.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Fleming Island
- The Fleming Island area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Baptist Clay Medical Campus, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Seniors who enjoy catching a show may wish to visit The Island Theater. Seniors in Fleming Island can also enjoy the art and cultural attractions of Jacksonville, such as the Southlight Gallery or the Museum of Contemporary Art.
- Fleming Island is a relatively safe community with an overall crime rate that is lower than 82 percent of Florida's other towns and cities. The overall violent crime rate in Florida is more than four times higher than Fleming Island's rate of 0.88 crimes per 1,000 residents. Fleming Island's property crime rate of 11.62 is also low when compared to Florida's rate of 25.12, which may be reassuring to seniors who worry about their safety.
- Fleming Island has 221 sunny days each year, 16 more than the national average, which may be appealing to seniors who enjoy the sunshine. The low temperature in January averages 45 degrees and in summer the high is around 91, allowing residents to enjoy warm weather year-round.
- Florida's sales taxes are close to the national average, which helps seniors keep their costs down. In addition, there's no state income tax in the state, meaning seniors have a lower tax bill whether their income is from Social Security, pensions or retirement funds.
- The Sperling index rates Fleming Island's overall cost of living at 118, which is 18 points higher than the national average. This is mainly due to the impact of high housing costs and seniors will find that everyday expenses like healthcare and utilities are closer to the U.S. average, while the cost of groceries is three points lower.
Paying for Assisted Living in Fleming Island
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Assisted Living costs in Fleming Island start around $3,950 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 Fleming Island 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 Fleming Island
Florida has a number of programs that offer financial assistance to seniors in Fleming Island. The Medicaid Long-Term Care Program and the Assistive Care Services waiver can help those in assisted living and the Optional State Supplement offers additional funding to seniors receiving Social Security.
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 Fleming Island
Fleming Island 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 Fleming Island, please visit our Assisted Living in Florida page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Fleming Island
Fleming Island-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 Fleming Island
Review of Seagrass Village of Fleming Island
We have chosen Seagrass Village of Fleming Island because of its location. It just has what was right for us. The staff I spoke with was very, very nice. She was good. She went over and explained s... Read more
Review of Seagrass Village of Fleming Island
To say this place accommodates dementia patients is a joke. They are terribly understaffed, and those who are working have not been trained in dealing with people with memory loss. Paying for medic... Read more
Review of Allegro
We looked at Allegro over in Fleming Island and the staff was wonderful and the people there were really joyful, but the rooms were so small. In assisted living there were no two-bedroom apartments... Read more