11 Assisted Living Facilities near Lehigh Acres, FL

2 Assisted Living Facilities in Lehigh Acres, FL

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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

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Lehigh Acres Place

Provides: Assisted Living
1251 Business Way, Lehigh Acres, FL 33936
"We chose Lehigh Acres Place because of the price. The place is clean, the people seem to be very nice, and they have everything my parents need. They have activities, and they serve breakfast,..." More

9 Assisted Living Facilities near Lehigh Acres, FL

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Cypress Point

Provides: Assisted Living
6870 Alister Way, Fort Myers, FL 33912
"My friend is getting very good care at Cypress Point. She has a beautiful room and is happy with that. She loves to go to bingo, they have good attendance, and quite a few activities for them...." More

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Caring Star 2014

Calusa Harbour

Provides: Assisted Living
2525 East First Street, Fort Myers, FL 33901
"My mother has been in Calusa Harbour's assisted living for about a year now. She was in the independent living for six years, so she has been there for about seven years. It is extremely nice. The..." More

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The Palms of Fort Myers

Provides: Assisted Living
2674 Winkler Avenue, Fort Myers, FL 33901
"We pretty much decided on the Palms of Fort Myers. We’ve been there twice. We liked the layout of the living facilities, the dining facilities, the staff, and the amenities there. They were very..." 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

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

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Hidden Oaks of Fort Myers

Provides: Assisted Living
3625 Hidden Tree Lane, Fort Myers, FL 33901
"Very clean, caring employees and lots of space. They schedule a lot of fun activities for the residents, and I like how much the administrators know all the residents very well " More

Westwood Manor Assisted Living Facility

Provides: Assisted Living
2339 HOOPLE STREET, Fort Myers, FL 33901
"The staff was wonderful, but I found the environment a bit stale, a common feeling I had about all of the places we visited, but this seemed more like a hospital than some of the others. We ended..." More

Kingshouse Retirement Center

Provides: Assisted Living
151 SOUTH MISSOURI STREET, Labelle, FL 33935
"It never is easy walking into a place and seeing so many faces that you can tell haven't had company in a while, if ever. However the staff seemed very friendly and treated the members with respect..." More

Assisted Living near Lehigh Acres, FL

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Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Lehigh Acres

  • Review of Lehigh Acres Place

    We chose Lehigh Acres Place because of the price. The place is clean, the people seem to be very nice, and they have everything my parents need. They have activities, and they serve breakfast, lunc... Read more

    HM
  • Review of Lehigh Acres Place

    Lehigh Acres Place was a smaller, quiet, peaceful place. We would have taken it, but they didn’t have an opening. They were OK. The staff was very nice, but they did not hit the spot, and I wanted ... Read more

    ruth114658
  • Review of The Anthurium

    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 pl... Read more

    Donna J.367413
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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
$3,630.00 Cape Coral
$3,226.00 Fort Myers
$3,023.00 Naples
$3,000.00 Bonita Springs
$2,592.00 Port Charlotte
$2,590.00 Punta Gorda
$2,050.00 Lehigh Acres

Assisted Living costs in Lehigh Acres start around $2,050 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. Financial Assistance in Florida Financial Assistance in Florida

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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