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The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Miami Lakes, FL for 2024

Our comprehensive listings and authentic reviews in Miami Lakes, FL below include 102 Assisted Living facilities with 1256 reviews. On average in Miami Lakes, residents and their loved ones rate Assisted Living options 4.5 out of 5 stars.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Miami Lakes

Operated by the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration, the Bureau of Health Facility Regulation oversees and licenses assisted living communities in Miami Lakes and throughout the state. The agency provides regulation information and a public record search database that seniors and their families can use to determine whether a facility aligns with their needs.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Miami Lakes

  • Based on a 100-point index, health care in Miami Lakes is about 1% cheaper than the national average. There are also 228 physicians available per 100,000 population, which is higher than the national median of 210 physicians, giving Miami Lakes residents more providers to choose from. 
  • The cost of living is high in Miami Lakes compared to U.S. figures and Florida's statewide average. On a 100-point index, Miami Lakes is about 27% more expensive than the national median. However, assisted living communities offer fixed monthly rates that typically include housing, meals and utilities, which may reduce living expenses for seniors. 
  • Miami Lakes has a subtropical climate with mild winters and hot, humid summers with temperatures ranging from the mid-70s to low 90s. The town experiences about 252 sunny days per year and zero snow accumulation, making it possible to enjoy outdoor recreation year-round. 
  • According to a 100-point index, Miami Lakes has significantly lower violent crime rates than the U.S. average. Miami Lakes ranks at 7.6 while the United States has a score of 22.7. Property crime rates are also lower in Miami Lakes at 31.2 compared to the U.S. average of 35.4. Additionally, assisted living communities provide security features to help residents feel safer. 
  • Seniors in Miami Lakes can apply for multiple tax benefits, including the Senior Exemption and Long-Term Resident Senior Exemption benefits. Each benefit has its own set of criteria, but in both cases, residents must be at least 65 or older, own a qualifying property and meet certain income requirements. 
  • Miami Lakes is home to the Select Specialty Hospital, a 24-hour critical illness recovery facility that treats various conditions, including infectious diseases, brain injuries and neurological conditions. The closest general hospital, Palmetto General Hospital, can be found just a couple miles away in Hialeah. 

 

Paying for Assisted Living in Miami Lakes

In Miami Lakes, seniors pay about $4,385 per month for assisted living, but this price can vary depending on a facility's location, services and amenities. 

The Cost of Assisted Living in Nearby Cities

Assisted living in Miami Lakes carries an average monthly rate of $4,385, which is $385 higher than Florida's statewide average but $115 lower than the national median. Jacksonville has a higher monthly rate than Miami Lakes at $4,660, as does Tallahassee at $4,650. Prices drop in Orlando, where assisted living costs about $4,000 per month. Assisted living in Tampa is also more affordable than in Miami Lakes at $3,350 per month. 

Miami Lakes

$4,385

Florida

$4,000

United States

$4,500

Jacksonville

$4,660

Tallahassee

$4,650

Orlando

$4,000

Tampa

$3,350

The Cost of Other Types of Senior Care

Miami Lakes offers several types of senior care. Adult day health care has a lower monthly rate than assisted living at $1,517. Seniors can access home care for $4,195 per month or home health care, which includes skilled nursing care, for a monthly rate of $4,385. Nursing homes are an alternative residential care option providing around-the-clock supervision and medical care. Seniors pay a higher monthly rate of $9,019 for a semiprivate room. 

In-Home Care

$4,195

Home Health Care

$4,385

Adult Day Health Care

$1,517

Assisted Living Facility

$4,385

Nursing Home Facility (semiprivate room)

$9,019

Note: Data for Miami Lakes was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Miami, was used instead. 

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Miami Lakes

Miami Lakes seniors who meet income guidelines may apply to receive financial aid to help cover the cost of assisted living. While all Medicaid HCBS Waivers pertaining to long-term care were discontinued in 2014, there are three programs available, including the statewide 1915(b)(c) Managed Long-Term Care programMedicaid Assistive Care Services and Supplemental Security Income.  

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

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 Miami Lakes

Miami Lakes 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 Miami Lakes, please visit our Assisted Living in Florida page.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Miami Lakes

Miami Lakes Assisted Living Communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all Assisted Living Facilities in are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Florida page for more information about these laws.

Laws and Regulations in Florida

Reviews of Communities Nearby

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Fatima

I visited this facility

Review of American Life Adult Care Center

My sister will be moving into American Life Adult Care Center next month. It was a very nice place, located in a very nice area. The people there were very nice, too. We chose it because they...

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Teresa

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Review of San Judas Home For Elderly

My mother-in-law moved in to San Judas Peace And Care in Miami Lakes. The rooms are beautiful, very spacious, and clean. They're master bedrooms with their own private bathrooms, so it's great....

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Jose424705

I visited this facility

Review of Miami Lake Senior Care

We liked Miami Lake Senior Care. The room was well-kept, clean, and organized; it just looked inviting. The staff people were very professional and very caring. We did like this particular place....

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