17 Assisted Living Facilities near Port Charlotte, FL

9 Assisted Living Facilities in Port Charlotte, FL

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Brookdale Port Charlotte

Provides: Assisted Living
18440 Cochran Boulevard, Port Charlotte, FL 33948
"Our dad truly loved his home at Brookdale. Everyone went beyond our expectations to care for dad. The last year of his life was because of their love for him and we are so appreciative. He needed..." More

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Royal Palm

Provides: Assisted Living
2500 Aaron St, Port Charlotte, FL 33952
"I am writing as a testimonial to the love, care and service that my mom has received in the last year. As a family member that lives 20-hour drive away, a sense of security, dignity and respect for..." More

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South Port Square

Provides: Assisted Living
23013 Westchester Blvd., Port Charlotte, FL 33980
"South Port Square was a fantastic place with tons of things in it. They had their own bank, ice cream parlor, and everything you want. It gave Dad a feeling he's on a cruise ship. It had very nice,..." More

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Village Place Retirement

Provides: Assisted Living
18400 Cochran Blvd, Port Charlotte, FL 33948
"My mother moved into Village Place two weeks ago. The room is large and the place is very well maintained. The people are very nice, both the staff and the residents as well. They are very well..." More

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Lexington Manor Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
20480 Veterans Boulevard, Port Charlotte, FL 33954
"My mother-in-law loves it at Lexington. She is so happy, has wonderful care, good friends and a great quality of life. Thank you so much for the care and concern!!! " More

Parkside Assisted Living & Memory Cot...

Provides: Assisted Living
2595 Harbor Blvd., Port Charlotte, FL 33952
"Parkside Assisted Living and Memory Cottage is brand new with state-of-the-art security. Every person who works there wants to be there. The staff is happily employed and loves their job. They're..." More

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Harborview Acres

Provides: Assisted Living
24450 Harborview Rd, Port Charlotte, FL 33980
"Clean, friendly, great atmosphere. All the people there seemed to be happy. I talked to a few and they really liked it there and said food was good. There was an ice cream shop there that..." More

Vick Street Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
22332 Vick St, Port Charlotte, FL 33980
"I'm so thankful we found such an affordable and comfortable place for my parents to live when their house was truly no longer an option. Regents Club offered tasty food, tender care and a relaxing..." More

Chelsea Place Retirement and Assisted...

Provides: Assisted Living
315 Addison Drive, Port Charlotte, FL 33980
"Chelsea Place Retirement Resort Living is a Key West inspired beach cottage located on the beautiful Charlotte Harbor in Port Charlotte, Florida. A resort style assisted living community that's as..." More

8 Assisted Living Facilities near Port Charlotte, FL

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Brookdale Punta Gorda Isles

Provides: Assisted Living
250 Bal Harbor Boulevard, Punta Gorda, FL 33950
"My loved one has been at Brookdale Punta Gorda Isles for three weeks. I am very impressed. The people who work there have been so helpful. They got her a bed and a dresser left over from the..." More

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The Springs at South Biscayne

Provides: Assisted Living
6235 Hoffman Street, North Port, FL 34287
"The Springs at South Biscayne was very nice and beautiful. The food was good too and I really liked the place. It's a new facility so everything is new. The apartments are really pretty, new, and..." More

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The Courtyard Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
26455 Rampart Blvd, Punta Gorda, FL 33983
"The Courtyard could be my choice because they allow cats, which is my mother's only concern. Right now, I'm still on hold for Medicaid Diversion Program. I'm just waiting for the funding from state..." More

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Gardens of North Port

Provides: Assisted Living
4900 S Sumter Blvd, North Port, FL 34287
"The Gardens of North Port was very nice. I was there for breakfast. They kept them busy in the game room where they had all sorts of games and a TV room and a computer room in the same area. The..." More

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Sandhill Gardens Retirement Center

Provides: Assisted Living
24949 Sandhill Blvd., Punta Gorda, FL 33983
"Our friend was placed at Sandhill Gardens. It was fine. The cost was within our friend's ability to pay. We liked the place. It's a one-story facility, so there were no elevators. I witnessed a..." More

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The Palms of Punta Gorda

Provides: Assisted Living
2295 Shreve St., Punta Gorda, FL 33950
"The pricing of The Palms is beautiful, easy to navigate, and smells clean. The room where my father is going and its shower are quite clean and spacious. The service is good and better than the..." More

Life Care Center of Punta Gorda

Provides: Assisted Living
450 Shreve Street, Punta Gorda, FL 33950
"Life Care is an excellent facility. " More

Young at Heart Adult Care Center

Provides: Assisted Living
26563 SANDHILL BLVD., Punta Gorda, FL 33983

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Port Charlotte

    Pleasant weather and a variety of services to help senior citizens, including nutritional counseling and companionship programs, make Port Charlotte, Florida a nice place for seniors. The city is home to nine assisted living communities, and there are 19 more in surrounding cities.

    In Port Charlotte and the rest of the state, The Department of Elder Affairs oversees the regulation of assisted living homes. Strict standards and three available specialty licenses, including limited mental health, extended congregate care, and limited nursing services, make these facilities highly regulated.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Port Charlotte

    • The summers in Port Charlotte are warm with the average high in July around 91 degrees Fahrenheit. The winters are mild, which senior citizens may appreciate. The average low in January is 51 degrees Fahrenheit. There isn't normally snow here, but an average of 52 inches of rain per year is a bit above the national average of 39 inches.

    • Breathing in Port Charlotte might be easier for some seniors thanks to the above average air quality. The United States as a whole has an average air quality of 58. Port Charlotte’s is better with a score of 65.

    • While much of Florida has a cost of living higher than the national average, seniors might be pleased to know that Port Charlotte’s cost of living comes in at 94.3, which is lower than the national average of 100.

    • The crime rate in Port Charlotte is a tad higher than the national average. While the U.S. property crime rate is 38.1, Port Charlotte’s is 42.4. Violent crime is also higher with Port Charlotte ranking 43.7, but the national average is only 31.1.

    • The Cultural Center of Charlotte County is a non-profit that offers special programs to help enrich the life of any senior citizen in the county. Dances, BINGO, fitness classes, travel opportunities, and classes at The Learning Place covering everything from computers and crafts to fine arts and language make it easy for seniors to find something that interests them.

    • The Port Charlotte area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Fawcett Memorial Hospital and Bayfront Health, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Port Charlotte

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Florida

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,313.00 Fort Myers
    $3,285.00 Venice
    $3,097.00 Port Charlotte
    $2,590.00 Punta Gorda
    $2,563.00 Englewood
    $2,200.00 Nokomis

    Assisted Living costs in Port Charlotte start around $3,097 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 Port Charlotte 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 Port Charlotte

    Florida offers two Medicaid waivers, Program of All-Inclusive Care and Statewide Medicaid Managed Care Long-Term Care Program, that might help to cover some of the costs of assisted living.

    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 Port Charlotte

    Port Charlotte 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 Port Charlotte, please visit our Assisted Living in Florida page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Port Charlotte

    Port Charlotte-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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    Assisted Living near Port Charlotte, FL

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Port Charlotte

    • Review of Brookdale Port Charlotte

      Our dad truly loved his home at Brookdale. Everyone went beyond our expectations to care for dad. The last year of his life was because of their love for him and we are so appreciative. He needed s... Read more

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    • Review of Village Place Retirement

      My mother has moved into Village Place. I like that it is divided into smaller sections. They offer all kinds of activities. They have a mystery bus ride, bingo, and trivia. They offer three meals ... Read more

      ND
    • Review of Brookdale Port Charlotte

      I am very satisfied with Brookdale Port Charlotte. My Mom has lived there for a number of years and one thing I can say, management is diligent in their efforts. One will always have issues that ... Read more

      Ellen S-H
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