The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Fort Lauderdale, FL for 2023
There are 87 Assisted Living Facilities in the Fort Lauderdale area, with 20 in Fort Lauderdale and 67 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Fort Lauderdale is $4,140 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,860.
To help you with your search, browse the 374 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Fort Lauderdale. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Fort Lauderdale 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Lauderdale Lakes with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 21 families in Fort Lauderdale find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about assisted living options and costs in Fort Lauderdale, call (855) 863-8283.
Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Royal Palm Senior Residence
Oasis Living Quarters
Villa Rio Vista
The Meridian at Waterways
Belmont Village Fort Lauderdale
Colonial Assisted Living at Fort Laud...
Garden Plaza at Inverrary
Golden Sands Assisted Living Facility
Horizon Retirement Home
Towers Retirement Home
Advantage Senior Living Facility
Fort Lauderdale Retirement Home Annex
Kelly's Assisted Living Facility
Lulu'S Boarding Home Inc.
Garden Of Health (The)
Pacifica Senior Living Forest Trace
The Heritage at Delray
Jacob's Tender Loving Care Assisted L...
Lubrin Loving Care
Victoria Villa Assisted Living
Lenox on the Lakes
Caring Village of Davie
Covenant Living of Florida Assisted L...
Hollywood Beach Retirement Home
Green Life of Pompano
Victorian Meadows Residence
Flamingo Assisted Living Facility
Gentle Touch Assisted Living Facility
The Preserve at Palm-Aire
Five Star Premier Residences of Holly...
Five Star Premier Residences of Plant...
Five Star Premier Residences of Pompa...
John Knox Village
Emerald Park of Hollywood
The Court at Palm Aire
St Joseph's Residence
Sunny Days Assisted Living
Meadow Brook Retirement Home
The W Assisted Living at Pompano Beach
The Bridge at Inverrary
Oceanside Senior Living
Lesly's Leisure Living
Life Care Center at Inverrary
Apollo Gardens Retirement Residence
Touch Of Klass
Amazing Care, Inc.
Pompano Retirement Village
Atlantis Senior Care
Hammond House - CLOSED
The Residence at Dania Beach
Good Hope Manor
Treemont on Park
Holy Garden ALF Inc.
Majestic Memory Care
North Lake Retirement Home
Best Retirement Center
Eden Inn Assisted Living Facility, Inc
VICTORIA'S RETIREMENT HOME
Lauderhill Family Care Retirement
Victoria Garden ALF, Inc.
St Thomas Manor
Windsor Place Senior Citizens
Lakeview Retirement Residence, Inc
Christallis Manor Llc
Comfort Care At Its Best
Gold Coast Loving Care Inc.
Hollywood Manor Assisted Living Ii
Joy Peace & Love Alf Llc
Kozy Kove Assisted Living Facility Inc.
Lifestyle Living #1
Vandor Geriatric Homecare Inc.
Michelle's Sweet Home
Royal Living ALF
Diane's Luxury Care
Precious & Destiny Senior Living
Plantation Senior Living
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Fort Lauderdale
Located 28 miles from Miami and 2 miles north of Port Everglades, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, offers seniors amenities like Las Olas Boulevard tours and shopping, historical districts and arts districts. The Fort Lauderdale region boasts 64 assisted living facilities, with 20 of those facilities located within the city and another 44 communities in the surrounding area. In this city, as in all of Florida, assisted living facilities are licensed and regulated by the Agency for Health Care Administration.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Fort Lauderdale
Sperling’s Comfort Index rates Fort Lauderdale 90 out of 100, which means that this city has a comfortable year-round climate. The city receives approximately 60 inches of rain every year, which is over 20 inches more than the national average. Even so, residents enjoy roughly 246 sunny days annually. July highs reach 90 degrees Fahrenheit, and winters average a comfortable 59 degrees with no snowfall.
- Fort Lauderdale has a high cost of living that surpasses both state and national averages. Seniors in this city can expect to spend more on groceries, transportation, health care, utilities and other miscellaneous expenses than they would in other cities.
- There are numerous arts and culture venues for seniors to enjoy in Fort Lauderdale. Some assisted living communities may provide day trips to the Broward Center for the Performing Arts or the NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale.
- The Fort Lauderdale area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Holy Cross Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Fort Lauderdale is a member of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, meaning that its elected leadership “has made the commitment to actively work toward making their town, city or county a great place for people of all ages,” according to AARP.
- Fort Lauderdale has an array of community resources for seniors, including Caring Transitions, an organization that helps seniors by coordinating the details of relocating to assisted living, as well as two senior centers.
Paying for Assisted Living in Fort Lauderdale
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Fort Lauderdale start around $4,140 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 Fort Lauderdale 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 Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale seniors who meet income guidelines may apply for special government-funded programs that can help them cover the cost of assisted living. Currently, there are three programs available, including Florida's 1915(b) Managed Long-Term Care program, Medicaid Assistive Care Services and Supplemental Security Income.
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 Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale 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 Fort Lauderdale, please visit our Assisted Living in Florida page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale-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 Fort Lauderdale
Review of Golden Sands Assisted Living Facility
Golden Sands is a small home in a quiet residential neighborhood converted to an assisted living facility. It feels like home, not an institution. The CNAs are very patient and caring and have a lo... Read more
Review of The Meridian at Waterways
The Meridian at Waterways was excellent. I only had an fabulous out of this world chocolate chip, freshly made cookie that the chef presented to me. I didn't have a meal. They had a very beautiful ... Read more
Review of Royal Palm Senior Residence
My father suffered an acute illness in the fall of 2020 that worsened his dementia and required transfer to a memory-care assisted living facility. It was an incredibly stressful time for all of us... Read more
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