18 Assisted Living Facilities near Gulf Breeze, FL

5 Assisted Living Facilities in Gulf Breeze, FL

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BeeHive Homes of Gulf Breeze

Provides: Assisted Living
4702 Gulf Breeze Parkway, Gulf Breeze, FL 32563
"My family member lived at the Beehive of Gulf Breeze nearly a year. It was a wonderful facility compared to others in the area. The staff were helpful and always considerate of my parent and her..." More

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Gulf Breeze Courtyard

Provides: Assisted Living
3428 Gulf Breeze Parkway, Gulf Breeze, FL 32563
"the staff is kind, patient and well trained. The administrator is very soft spoken, and keeps a calm , friendly atmosphere here. The top nurse knows her nursing stuff better than any I have met ..." More

Bay Breeze Senior Living and Rehabili...

Provides: Assisted Living
3387 Gulf Breeze Parkway, Gulf Breeze, FL 32561
"My friend is in Bay Breeze Nursing & Retirement Center. It was the most accommodating, and the staff was the best, most helpful, and quick to answer. The director was very informal, nice, and..." More

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Watermark of Gulf Breeze

Provides: Assisted Living
101 McAbee Court, Gulf Breeze, FL 32561
"My mom has lived at the Watermark for over a year now. She loves it. She is always going somewhere, raves about the staff and talks about her "home" at church. It makes me so happy to know that..." More

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The Beacon

Provides: Assisted Living
4410 Gulf Breeze Parkway, Gulf Breeze, FL 32563
"My ex-husband has been at The Beacon at Gulf Breeze for a year now. It's a great facility. The care is good. The only negative is that you're not allowed to have a motorized scooter or motorized..." More

13 Assisted Living Facilities near Gulf Breeze, FL

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Brookdale Pensacola

Provides: Assisted Living
8700 University Parkway, Pensacola, FL 32514
"We moved my mother-in-law to Brookdale Pensacola on the 17th of December, and we're very happy with the place. It's very nice and the facility is nice. The staff is excellent. My mother-in-law had..." More

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Broadview Assisted Living at Pensacola

Provides: Assisted Living
2310 Abbie Lane, Pensacola, FL 32514
"I recently toured Broadview looking for a place for my Parents. We were invited during an event night, their 50’s party. The staff was warm and inviting, they had a Marilyn Monroe performer, 50’s..." More

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The Waterford at Carpenter's Creek

Provides: Assisted Living
5918 North Davis Highway, Pensacola, FL 32506
"I like The Waterford at Carpenter's Creek. They've got a great bunch of people living here. I've got a studio, which is one room with a large closet and a shower. I have a small refrigerator and a..." 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

Wesley Haven Villa

Provides: Assisted Living
111 EAST WRIGHT STREET, Pensacola, FL 32501
"My dearest friend and adopted mom lived here for 13 years. She was one of the first to move in. We can't say enough about how she was welcomed and treated throughout her time here. The staff was..." More

Grandview

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

Emerald Gardens Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1012 N 72nd Ave, Pensacola, FL 32506
"My mom was a resident at this facility she had dementia and early Alzheimer's the staff took care of her as though she was part of their family the food was excellent every time we visited we..." More

Life Care Center of Pensacola

Provides: Assisted Living
3291 E. Olive Rd., Pensacola, FL 32514
"Life care center in Pensacola is a beautiful facility. It sits off of the road and is free from traffic noise. The facility seemed very clean and the staff were friendly. A couple of bonus features..." More

Summer Vista Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
3450 Wimbledon Drive, Pensacola, FL 32504
"Summer Vista is brand new, lovely, clean, bright, friendly, and nice. I told the manager I would move in myself. I liked the concept; they had a very nice memory care area. Some of the rooms have..." More

Westpointe Retirement Community

Provides: Assisted Living
5101 Northpointe Pkwy., Pensacola, FL 32514
"Westpointe Retirement Community is fine. It is a good home, and the prices are good. The staff is good, but if you are expecting two aides at night, you are not going to get that. If you have a..." More

Northpointe Retirement Community

Provides: Assisted Living
5100 Northpointe Parkway, Pensacola, FL 32514
"My sister has only been at Northpointe for about a week now and the facility seemed to be okay. Personally, I think they could have a little more staff, but most of them are helpful. The rooms are..." More

Home Of Hope

Provides: Assisted Living
104 Dogwood Drive, Pensacola, FL 32505

Inasmuch Assisted Living Facility Inc

Provides: Assisted Living
1007 West Wright Street, Pensacola, FL 32501

Assisted Living near Gulf Breeze, FL

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Gulf Breeze

  • Review of Gulf Breeze Courtyard

    I thought Gulf Breeze Courtyard was too institutionalized, and it didn’t smell really good. I really didn’t see much. They had a TV and dining room. Their halls were so long and skinny. It would ha... Read more

    Weita
  • Review of BeeHive Homes of Gulf Breeze

    My family member lived at the Beehive of Gulf Breeze nearly a year. It was a wonderful facility compared to others in the area. The staff were helpful and always considerate of my parent and her ... Read more

    pianowoman
  • Review of BeeHive Homes of Gulf Breeze

    The BeeHive was a joy to visit! We loved the look and family style living! The staff was professional and friendly, and went out of their way to help us. We decided it was a great place for our mot... Read more

    Alise
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Gulf Breeze

Located in Santa Rosa County on the Fair Point Peninsula, Gulf Breeze, Fla. is a small town of just over 6,000 residents with a large senior population of over 17 percent. It is home to five assisted living facilities (ALFs) with another 20 in surrounding areas, like Pensacola, Cantonment, Pace and Milton. In Gulf Breeze and the rest of the state, ALFs are regulated by the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA). The organization also works to reduce the number of people who are uninsured across the state. ALFs provide a variety of basic services, including housing, personal care, health monitoring, mental health care and social and leisure activities.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Gulf Breeze

  • Gulf Breeze has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Council on Aging of West Florida, a nonprofit organization that provides services like Meals on Wheels and the Foster Grandparent and Senior Companion Program, as well as three senior centers.

  • The Gulf Breeze area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the Gulf Breeze Baptist Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies of illness.

  • Afternoon showers aren’t uncommon during the spring and summer months in Gulf Breeze. The area has average daytime highs near 90 degrees Fahrenheit in July. Gulf Breeze typically receives no snowfall, which is ideal for those escaping cold winters.

  • The cost of living in Gulf Breeze is higher than the United States average and higher than most cities in Florida. This might be a factor for those on a budget or with limited monthly means.

  • Compared with the rest of the United States and other cities in the state, Gulf Breeze enjoys a lower crime rate. The town ranks 20.9 on the 100-point index for violent crime, whereas the Pensacola metro area ranks 58.7.

  • The Escambia County Area Transit System is an excellent way for seniors to get around the area. Discounted fares are given to seniors or persons with disabilities. Find a Ride also connects seniors with available transportation within the area.


Paying for Assisted Living in Gulf Breeze

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Florida

$4,000.00 US
$3,937.00 Niceville
$3,550.00 Milton
$3,308.00 Fort Walton Beach
$3,197.00 Foley
$3,054.00 Gulf Breeze
$2,834.00 Pensacola
$1,875.00 Crestview

Assisted Living costs in Gulf Breeze start around $3,054 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 Gulf Breeze 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 Gulf Breeze

Seniors in the Gulf Breeze area and other Florida cities who are looking for ALFs may be eligible for state assistance. This includes the Statewide Managed Medicaid Care Long-Term Care Program (SMMC LTC) and the Optional State Supplement (OSS).

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 Gulf Breeze

Gulf Breeze 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.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Gulf Breeze

Gulf Breeze-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.