197 Assisted Living Facilities near Hialeah, FL
There are 197 Assisted Living Facilities in the Hialeah area, with 42 in Hialeah and 155 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Hialeah is $1,838 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 305 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Hialeah. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Hialeah 3.8 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Miami Lakes with an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Hialeah
Hialeah, a city in Miami-Dade County, Florida, is known for flamingos and horses and its own, unique street grid. Seniors who live here — almost 20 percent of the population — can choose from 42 assisted living facilities in Hialeah and another 21 in nearby Miami, Coral Gables and Miami Springs.
Assisted living facilities in Hialeah, and throughout Florida, are licensed by the Florida Bureau of Health Facility Regulation. There are three types of homes: standard, licensed nursing services (LNS) and extended congregate care (ECC).
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Hialeah
- Miami-Dade County, home of Hialeah, is a member of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, meaning its elected leadership "has made the commitment to work towards making their town, city or county a great place for people of all ages," according to AARP.
- Seniors receiving pensions or SSI may find some budget flexibility in Hialeah due to Florida's lack of state income tax. The county does, however, have a 7 percent sales tax.
Annual rainfall totals are considerably higher than average in Hialeah. Summers are long and hot with average highs in the upper 80s, and winters are short and mild with average lows in the 60s.
- The American Lung Association gives Miami-Dade County a B grade in both high-ozone days and particle pollutants. Seniors with respiratory conditions shouldn't have much trouble with Hialeah's air quality.
- Hialeah is a safe city with 2.46 violent crimes per 1,000 residents per year. By comparison, Florida averages 4.3 such crimes, and the national average is 4. Property crimes are also lower than average but not as significantly.
- The cost of living in Hialeah is 7 percent higher than the national average, and those higher costs extend to housing and health care. Seniors on a tight budget may find more affordable living in Pinewood or North Miami.
Paying for Assisted Living in Hialeah
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Hialeah start around $1,838 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 Hialeah 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 Hialeah
Florida provides optional state supplementation (OSS) to residents who receive Federal SSI benefits. The state also has two programs, Assistive Care Services and Medicaid Long-Term Care, that can pay for services at assisted living facilities, but not room and board.
Florida allows families to contribute to those costs without impacting a senior's Medicaid benefits or eligibility.
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 Hialeah
Hialeah 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 Hialeah, please visit our Assisted Living in Florida page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Hialeah
Hialeah-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 Hialeah
Review of Epworth Village Retirement Community
Based on the monthly fees charged at this facility --$3,000 per month, you would expect better quality of care, better service, better response time, better nursing/support staff, professional and ... Read more
Review of Epworth Village Retirement Community
My mother is in Epworth Village. It's fine, but some of the people that work there are not that charismatic and have a bad attitude. It depends on who is taking care of her. The place is really cle... Read more
Review of Professional Home Care III, Inc
Professional Home Care wasn't appealing. It looked like an office building, but it's actually a home. It didn't meet dad's criteria. The staff didn't speak English well, so I didn't think it would ... Read more