9 Assisted Living Facilities near Lehigh Acres, FL

Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Lehigh Acres, FL

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Lehigh Acres Place

Provides: Assisted Living
1251 Business Way, Lehigh Acres, FL 33936
"I went to Lehigh Acres Place, it was very nice and very clean. I was very happy with the staff whenever I went to tour the place. I would have taken my dad there, but he was a little too..." More

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The Anthurium

Provides: Assisted Living
1835 12Th Street East, Lehigh Acres, FL 33972
"The Anthurium was a nice place. It's a smaller home of about 10 people. The staff was well-equipped and very knowledgeable, and they pay more attention to detail because it's a smaller home. The..." More

Mother And Son Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
151 South Missouri St, Labelle, FL 33935
"Mother And Son Assisted Living is an assisted living facility located in LaBelle, FL. Mother And Son Assisted Living offers activities at their location for residents. These activities generally..." More

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The Palms of Fort Myers

Provides: Assisted Living
2674 Winkler Avenue, Fort Myers, FL 33901
"I went to The Palms of Fort Myers. I was very impressed. My girlfriend was there and they had great food. The only thing I didn't like about it was they only had two elevators, and when you've got..." More

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Caring Star 2014

Calusa Harbour

Provides: Assisted Living
2525 First Street, Fort Myers, FL 33901
"My father recently moved into the Mariner unit. He has a wonderful view of the river and harbor. The staff here has been kind, happy, helpful and have made certain that Dad Don is totally involved ..." More

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Caring Star 2015

Discovery Village At The Forum

Provides: Assisted Living
2619 Forum Boulevard,, Fort Myers, FL 33905
"Discovery Village at the Forum was brand new. They had a memory care facility that has been open for a couple of years now. This independent living facility was just an addition to it. They had a..." More

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Discovery Commons Cypress Point

Provides: Assisted Living
6870 Alister Way, Fort Myers, FL 33912
"My brother stayed here, and the community was very nice. It's just my brother needed nursing care, so that wasn't for him, and that's why we moved him. The apartments were very nice, though, and..." More

Avalon Manor Assisted Living Facility...

Provides: Assisted Living
2580 First St, Fort Myers, FL 33901
"The reason I like is because is only has 14 residents capacity witch allow the senior to have the care they need . The caregivers are dedicated to the residents witch you don’t see this in bigger..." More

Cairn Park Assisted Living Memory Care

Provides: Assisted Living
9331 Via San Giovanni Street, Fort Myers, FL 33905
"We found Cairn Park and chose it for the small size and the cost. We like the staff very much. The food seems very good, and my mother likes it. " More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Lehigh Acres

    Lehigh Acres has 16 well-stocked lakes, 175 miles of canals and is close to the Gulf of Mexico, which may be appealing to seniors who enjoy fishing. The senior population is relatively small with only 12 percent of the city's 86,000 residents aged 65 and over and there are 11 assisted living facilities in the area catering to them.

    Assisted living facilities in Florida are monitored and licensed by the Agency for Health Care Administration. Depending on the type of care they provide, facilities may hold a Standard or Specialty license.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Lehigh Acres

    • Lehigh Acres has warm weather throughout the year, with average low temperatures in January of 52 degrees. In July the average high is 92 degrees and the city gets 53 inches of rain each year, 14 inches more than the national average. Lehigh Acres is also in an area prone to hurricanes and seniors may want to ask about emergency procedures in facilities they tour.
    • The Lehigh Acres area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Lehigh Regional Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • LeeTran provides public transport to the Lehigh Acres area. Passengers aged 65 and older are eligible for discounted fares and may also be able to access Passport, a shared-ride, origin-to-destination service for people unable to use the fixed-route service.
    • The State of the Air 2018 report gave Lee County, including Lehigh Acres, good grades for air quality. Ozone pollution received a B grade, while 24-hour particle pollution receives an A grade. Seniors with respiratory conditions may find their breathing eases in the clean air.
    • The overall cost of living in Lehigh Acres is rated at 105 on the Sperling index, five points higher than the national average. Healthcare costs in the city are particularly expensive and rated 20 points above the U.S. average, which may impact the budgets of seniors with health conditions.
    • Seniors in Florida can save money on their tax bill as the state has no income tax. Sales taxes in the state are not overly high which can also help the budget of seniors with a fixed income.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Lehigh Acres

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Florida

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,719.00 Naples
    $3,680.00 Cape Coral
    $3,526.00 Lehigh Acres
    $3,500.00 Bonita Springs
    $3,456.00 Fort Myers
    $2,740.00 Port Charlotte
    $2,681.00 Punta Gorda

    Assisted Living costs in Lehigh Acres start around $3,526 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 Lehigh Acres 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 Lehigh Acres

    The Medicaid Long-Term Care Program and the Assistive Care Services waiver offer financial assistance to Floridian seniors living in assisted living facilities. Lehigh Acres seniors who receive Social Security Income may also be eligible for the Optional State Supplement.

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

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    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 Lehigh Acres

    Lehigh Acres 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 Lehigh Acres, please visit our Assisted Living in Florida page.

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Lehigh Acres

    Lehigh Acres-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 Lehigh Acres

    • Review of Lehigh Acres Place

      I went to Lehigh Acres Place, it was very nice and very clean. I was very happy with the staff whenever I went to tour the place. I would have taken my dad there, but he was a little too independen... Read more

    • Review of Lehigh Acres Place

      My brother has moved into Lehigh Acres Place. So far, we're very pleased. There are a few little hurdles that we're going through; but for the most part, he's very happy there. He's on dialysis, an... Read more

    • Review of Lehigh Acres Place

      Lehigh Acres Place was very nice and I was very impressed with the tour. The community was a little smaller than the other one I visited and more personable. The rooms are smaller but it's only goi... Read more

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