171 Assisted Living Facilities near North Miami, FL
Also serving communities of Biscayne Park, Biscayne Park.
There are 171 Assisted Living Facilities in the North Miami area, with 4 in North Miami and 167 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in North Miami is $2,600 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,735. Cheaper nearby regions include Miami Gardens with an average starting cost of $2,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 407 reviews below for assisted living facilities in North Miami. On average, consumers rate assisted living in North Miami 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Miami Gardens with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in North Miami, FL
What to Consider About Assisted Living in North Miami
A suburban city about 10 miles from the heart of Miami, North Miami lies on Biscayne Bay and is home to the Biscayne Bay Campus of Florida International University and the North Miami campus of Johnson & Wales University. Seniors make up 10 percent of the population here and can choose from 11 assisted living facilities in the city or from 55 others in nearby towns such as North Miami Beach, Aventura and Miami Gardens.
In Florida, homes with a standard license provide support and personal care for seniors who are still somewhat independent but could use help with daily activities such as getting dressed, moving around and taking baths.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in North Miami
- There is no state tax on income in Florida, and that includes retirement income like 401(k)s, pensions and SSI. There is, however, a 7 percent sales tax on most purchases.
- Miami-Dade County, home of North Miami, is a member of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, meaning its elected leadership "has made the commitment to actively work toward making their town, city or county a great place for people of all ages," according to AARP.
- The American Lung Association grades Miami-Dade County as a B for both high-ozone days and particle pollutants, which means that seniors with respiratory conditions shouldn't experience worsening symptoms due to North Miami's air quality.
- With 7.31 reports of violent crime per 1,000 residents per year, North Miami's crime rate is nearly double the national average. Property crime is also significantly higher in the city.
- North Miami's cost of living is right on par with the national average, and it's one of the more affordable areas in the Miami region. Health care costs are 8 percent higher than average, but housing is less costly.
- Expect long, hot and humid summers with average highs around 90 degrees. Winters are short and mild with average lows in the 60s. With frequent thunderstorms, North Miami gets about 50 percent more rainfall than the average U.S. city.
Paying for Assisted Living in North Miami
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in North Miami start around $2,600 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 North Miami 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 North Miami
Florida provides optional state supplementation for seniors who receive Federal SSI benefits and lets families contribute to room and board at assisted living facilities without impacting a senior's Medicaid 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 North Miami
North Miami 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 North Miami, please visit our Assisted Living in Florida page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in North Miami
North Miami-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 North Miami
Review of Courtyard Plaza
I liked the location of Courtyard Plaza. I also liked that they have a mix of population. The residents there seemed very happy. They were playing the kind of music that I would like to hear when I... Read more
Review of Courtyard Plaza
The best thing that I liked about Courtyard Plaza is the patients were secure. Someone is always at the front desk and know who's coming in or going out. I also liked the fact that all of the patie... Read more
Review of Courtyard Plaza
My mother lives at Courtyard Plaza. The staff is wonderful. They are very informative, kind to my mom, make sure all of her needs are met, and they are very pleasant to talk to. The staff manages a... Read more