Palm Beach County is situated on Florida’s Atlantic coast and is home to about 1.5 million people. With its sprawling outdoor malls and busy shopping districts, the region is a popular destination for shoppers, and it features seemingly endless restaurants to suit any preference. It also has a vibrant arts and culture scene with museums and galleries, performing arts centers and festivals throughout the year. 

In Palm Beach County, seniors account for nearly a quarter of the population. To ensure that older adults get the care services they need, the county has approximately 200 assisted living facilities, ranging in size from as few as five beds to as many as 300. On average, seniors in this county pay $3,500 per month for this type of care, which is affordable compared to national rates. Although prices between individual facilities may vary, depending on the level of care required and the amenities offered.

Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Palm Beach County, FL

Brookdale Palm Beach Gardens

11381 Prosperity Farms Road, Palm Beach Gardens, FL, 33410

Brookdale is located in Palm Beach Gardens, sitting just behind the PGA Plaza shopping center, close to a bus stop and less than a mile from the beach. Residents praise the available amenities, includ … (read more)
Brookdale is located in Palm Beach Gardens, sitting just behind the PGA Plaza shopping center, close to a bus stop and less than a mile from the beach. Residents praise the available amenities, includ … (read more)

Carlisle Palm Beach

450 Ocean Ave., Lantana, FL, 33462

Carlisle Palm Beach is located in the Palm Beach suburb of Lantana, Florida, just west of Eau Palm Beach Resort and the Atlantic Ocean. Reviewers speak favorably of the pleasant demeanor and admirable … (read more)
Carlisle Palm Beach is located in the Palm Beach suburb of Lantana, Florida, just west of Eau Palm Beach Resort and the Atlantic Ocean. Reviewers speak favorably of the pleasant demeanor and admirable … (read more)

Brookdale West Palm Beach

6100 Common Circle, West Palm Beach, FL, 33417

Brookdale West Palm Beach is located just off of Okeechobee Boulevard, the main street of West Palm Beach, giving residents easy access to many quality restaurants, shops and activities throughout the … (read more)
Brookdale West Palm Beach is located just off of Okeechobee Boulevard, the main street of West Palm Beach, giving residents easy access to many quality restaurants, shops and activities throughout the … (read more)

Grand Villa of Delray West

5859 Heritage Park Way, Delray Beach, FL, 33484

Located in Delray Beach, Florida, just a short distance from the ocean, Grand Villa of Delray West offers its residents assisted or independent living with the option of studios or 1- or 2-bedroom sui … (read more)
Located in Delray Beach, Florida, just a short distance from the ocean, Grand Villa of Delray West offers its residents assisted or independent living with the option of studios or 1- or 2-bedroom sui … (read more)

2014, 2015, 2016

Stratford Court of Boca Pointe

6343 Via de Sonrisa del Sur, Boca Raton, FL, 33433

Stratford Court of Boca Pointe is a senior living facility centrally located in Boca Pointe, offering assisted living and memory care services. Reviewers praise the facility’s lovely common areas, the … (read more)
Stratford Court of Boca Pointe is a senior living facility centrally located in Boca Pointe, offering assisted living and memory care services. Reviewers praise the facility’s lovely common areas, the … (read more)

Brookdale West Boynton Beach

8220 Jog Road, Boynton Beach, FL, 33472

Brookdale West Boynton Beach is located in the Aberdeen section of Boynton Beach, Florida, near a Publix grocery store and the Aberdeen Golf and Country Club. Visitors and residents comment favorably … (read more)
Brookdale West Boynton Beach is located in the Aberdeen section of Boynton Beach, Florida, near a Publix grocery store and the Aberdeen Golf and Country Club. Visitors and residents comment favorably … (read more)

2015, 2017, 2018

Atria Park of St. Joseph’s

350 Bush Road, Jupiter, FL, 33458

Atria Park of St. Joseph’s is located in the center of northern Jupiter, Florida, and sits just south of Indiantown Road, one of the main highways in Jupiter, giving residents easy access to shops and … (read more)
Atria Park of St. Joseph’s is located in the center of northern Jupiter, Florida, and sits just south of Indiantown Road, one of the main highways in Jupiter, giving residents easy access to shops and … (read more)

Vi at Lakeside Village

2792 Donnelly Drive, Lantana, FL, 33462

Vi at Lakeside Village is located in Lantana, Florida, a suburb of West Palm Beach close to Lake Osborne and Interstate 95. Visitors and residents praise the facility’s large and beautiful rooms, as w … (read more)
Vi at Lakeside Village is located in Lantana, Florida, a suburb of West Palm Beach close to Lake Osborne and Interstate 95. Visitors and residents praise the facility’s large and beautiful rooms, as w … (read more)

2012, 2017, 2019

Mangrove Bay

110 Mangrove Bay Way, Jupiter, FL, 33477

Mangrove Bay is an assisted living facility in Jupiter, Florida, that provides independent living options and memory care in a community setting. Residents and visitors find the staff to be knowledgea … (read more)
Mangrove Bay is an assisted living facility in Jupiter, Florida, that provides independent living options and memory care in a community setting. Residents and visitors find the staff to be knowledgea … (read more)

2016, 2018

Grand Villa of Delray Beach East

14555 Sims Rd, Delray Beach, FL, 33484

Grand Villa of Delray Beach East is an assisted living facility in Delray Beach, Florida, not far from restaurants, shopping and the beach. Visitors appreciate the individual mailboxes given to each t … (read more)
Grand Villa of Delray Beach East is an assisted living facility in Delray Beach, Florida, not far from restaurants, shopping and the beach. Visitors appreciate the individual mailboxes given to each t … (read more)

Grand Villa of Boynton Beach

1935 South Federal Highway, Boynton Beach, FL, 33435

Grand Villa of Boynton Beach is located in eastern Boynton Beach, Florida, just minutes away from Atlantic Ocean beaches. Residents appreciate the facility’s small size, as well as the friendliness of … (read more)
Grand Villa of Boynton Beach is located in eastern Boynton Beach, Florida, just minutes away from Atlantic Ocean beaches. Residents appreciate the facility’s small size, as well as the friendliness of … (read more)

Addington Place of Jupiter

1031 Community Dr, Jupiter, FL, 33458

My husband is in Addington Place of Jupiter. I don’t use the caregivers there. He has private caregivers, but the place is very nice and clean. The staff is good, and they try to be accommodating. I’d … (read more)
My husband is in Addington Place of Jupiter. I don’t use the caregivers there. He has private caregivers, but the place is very nice and clean. The staff is good, and they try to be accommodating. I’d … (read more)

Courtyard Gardens of Jupiter

1790 Indian Creek Drive West, Jupiter, FL, 33458

I was looking for the perfect place for my mom, who moved here from WA state to live near me. When I visited Courtyard Gardens, I was so excited about what I found: a clean, beautiful, peaceful enviro … (read more)
I was looking for the perfect place for my mom, who moved here from WA state to live near me. When I visited Courtyard Gardens, I was so excited about what I found: a clean, beautiful, peaceful enviro … (read more)

Meridian At Lantana

3061 Donnelly Drive, Lantana, FL, 33462

Located in the beautiful city of Lantana, Florida, Atria Meridian is just a few minutes from downtown West Palm Beach and Boca Raton. Residents and their loved ones describe the facility as neat and c … (read more)
Located in the beautiful city of Lantana, Florida, Atria Meridian is just a few minutes from downtown West Palm Beach and Boca Raton. Residents and their loved ones describe the facility as neat and c … (read more)

Colonial Assisted Living at West Palm Beach

534 Datura Street, West Palm Beach, FL, 33401

I didn’t like Citywalk because it was set up like an old hotel. It was not clean, and the structure was like an old apartment. The staff was nice, but when we got there, the lady in charge of touring … (read more)
I didn’t like Citywalk because it was set up like an old hotel. It was not clean, and the structure was like an old apartment. The staff was nice, but when we got there, the lady in charge of touring … (read more)

Argo Senior Living at Haverhill Road

2939 S. Haverhill Rd, West Palm Beach, FL, 33415

I visited Argo Senior Living at Haverhill Road and they were all very friendly, enthusiastic, and happy to be there. I looked at two of the bedrooms, and one was like the smallest studio or efficiency … (read more)
I visited Argo Senior Living at Haverhill Road and they were all very friendly, enthusiastic, and happy to be there. I looked at two of the bedrooms, and one was like the smallest studio or efficiency … (read more)

Cherry Oak Palm Beach County ALF

6026 Old Congress Rd, Lantana, FL, 33462

Do not bring them to this facility the food is awful and what they do serve is meager no fresh fruits or vegetables no place to exercise no activities to speak of they promise WiFi it goes down const … (read more)
Do not bring them to this facility the food is awful and what they do serve is meager no fresh fruits or vegetables no place to exercise no activities to speak of they promise WiFi it goes down const … (read more)

Brookdale Tequesta

205 Village Boulevard, Tequesta, FL, 33469

Brookdale Tequesta is an assisted living facility west of Tequesta, FL, less than a mile from the beautiful views of Indian River and the Atlantic. Residents enjoy the variety of things to do in the s … (read more)
Brookdale Tequesta is an assisted living facility west of Tequesta, FL, less than a mile from the beautiful views of Indian River and the Atlantic. Residents enjoy the variety of things to do in the s … (read more)

Sonata Boynton Beach

2400 South Congress Ave., Boynton Beach, FL, 33426

Sonata Boynton Beach is an assisted living and memory care facility located less than two miles from downtown Boynton Beach, Florida, near Leisureville. The pet-friendly community offers large studio … (read more)
Sonata Boynton Beach is an assisted living and memory care facility located less than two miles from downtown Boynton Beach, Florida, near Leisureville. The pet-friendly community offers large studio … (read more)

Sonata Boca Raton

9591 Yamato Rd., Boca Raton, FL, 33434

Sonata Boca Raton was fine, but it wasn’t the best match for my aunt. We just met one person and looked around. It was the smallest of the ones that we looked at. The people there seemed to need more … (read more)
Sonata Boca Raton was fine, but it wasn’t the best match for my aunt. We just met one person and looked around. It was the smallest of the ones that we looked at. The people there seemed to need more … (read more)

Paying for Assisted Living in Palm Beach County

According to Genworth Financial’s 2020 Cost of Care Survey, seniors in the United States typically pay $4,300 per month for assisted living services. However, fees vary considerably across the nation due to factors, such as state licensing requirements and local living costs. In Florida, care costs tend to be lower, with rates coming in at $3,700 per month. In Palm Beach County, which shares the Miami area’s assisted living cost data, average monthly rates are even lower at $3,500.  

The Cost of Assisted Living in Nearby Cities

Palm Beach County is among the more economical options for seniors seeking assisted living in Florida at $3,500 monthly. Only a couple of cities have lower monthly rates, including the Tampa area, where seniors pay $3,225, and the Sebring area, where care costs are the lowest in the state at $2,895. In Jacksonville, assisted living fees exceed the state median but are lower than the overall national rate at $4,150. Care costs in Port St. Lucie are a little higher at $4,399, and in the Naples area, assisted living facilities charge $4,550 per month. The Villages, which is a planned 55+ community, is among the more expensive cities in the state for this level of care, with fees averaging $4,950 per month. The most expensive city for assisted living in Florida is Tallahassee, where seniors pay approximately $5,506 monthly.  

$3500

Palm Beach County/Miami Area

$3700

Florida

$4300

The United States

$4550

Naples Area

$4399

Port St. Lucie

$2895

Sebring Area

$3225

Tampa Area

$4150

Jacksonville

$5506

Tallahassee

$4950

The Villages

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Palm Beach County

In 2014, the state of Florida replaced all their HCBS waiver programs with the Statewide Medicaid Managed Care Long-Term Care Program (SMMC-LTC), which helps eligible seniors pay for assisted living costs. Florida also has the Optional State Supplement (OSS), a non-Medicaid program available for qualified seniors.

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

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Palm Beach County

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 Palm Beach County

ResourceContact Service
Area Agency on Aging of Palm Beach/Treasure Coast(561) 684-5885The local Area Agency on Aging provides seniors in Palm Beach County with a wide array of free and low-cost services and resources. Through this agency, older adults access services, such as nutritional counseling, nonemergency medical transportation, congregate meals and financial assessment and maintenance, as well as specialized medical equipment and supplies. The agency also provides case management services to help older adults obtain the community services they need.
Palm Beach Vet Center(561) 422-1201The Palm Beach Vet Center is centrally located in Greenacres and provides a range of free services to veterans and their spouses or survivors. At this location, trained officers can screen veterans for eligibility for benefits that may help cover assisted living services, including the VA Aid and Attendance or Housebound benefit. The center can also help veterans gather the necessary paperwork, upgrade their discharge status, fill out paperwork and appeal denied claims. It’s open Monday through Saturday with morning and afternoon hours, and appointments outside of normal operating hours may be available upon request.
Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders(800) 963-5337The state’s SHINE program provides seniors with free, unbiased health insurance options counseling, which may help them identify their best options for covering assisted living expenses. This program is primarily staffed with volunteers who are trained to answer insurance-related questions and help seniors compare available Medicare Advantage Plans, prescription drug plans and Medicaid waivers. Volunteers can also help visitors sort and understand their medical bills, recognize and resolve billing errors and dispute denied healthcare claims.
Palm Beach County Senior Centers(561) 355-4750Palm Beach County is home to three senior centers, providing older adults with a variety of social and recreational options. At these centers, members participate in fitness and wellness programs, including age-friendly exercise classes and health education workshops. These centers host activities, such as arts and crafts, discussion groups, games, movie afternoons and holiday events. There are on-site libraries, as well as visits from the county’s mobile library, ensuring fresh reading material on a regular basis. No membership fee is required.
Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County(561) 655-8944Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County is a nonprofit law agency that provides free civil legal services to qualifying residents in the county. Through this agency, seniors obtain assistance with accessing public benefits, including those that may help them pay for assisted living, such as Medicaid, SSI and Social Security and Managed Care and Long-Term Care. The office also provides public guardianship services and can make legal, financial and medical decisions on behalf of seniors who don’t have friends or family to fill the role and can’t afford a private guardian.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Palm Beach County

Palm Beach County-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.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Palm Beach County