18 Assisted Living Facilities near Punta Gorda, FL

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Punta Gorda, 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 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

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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

Alder Terrace Adult Care Center

Provides: Assisted Living
26563 Sandhill Boulevard, Punta Gorda, FL 33983
"My mom is in Alder Terrace. I'm very satisfied with them. I have no idea about the food, but she hasn't complained about anything. There's individual living quarters for everybody. They have large..." More

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Sandhill Gardens Retirement Center

Provides: Assisted Living
24949 Sandhill Blvd., Punta Gorda, FL 33983
"BEAUTIFUL CLEAN FACILITY! Would recommend to anyone!! " More

Life Care Center of Punta Gorda

Provides: Assisted Living
450 Shreve Street, Punta Gorda, FL 33950
"I have to say that the care my wife received was excellent . The staff were there for her and kept her free of pain. This made her end of life very peaceful and helped me at the most difficult..." More

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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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South Port Square

Provides: Assisted Living
23023 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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The Springs at South Biscayne

Provides: Assisted Living
6235 Hoffman Street, North Port, FL 34287
"The Springs at South Biscayne was very homey and very clean. The person who assisted us was very informative and helpful. The room was small and one drawback was the window in the bedroom was the..." More

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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

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Sweet Water Oak Residential Assisted ...

Provides: Assisted Living
2820 Pan American Blvd, North Port, FL 34287
"Sit back and relax. At Sweetwater Oaks of North Port, Florida we’ll make sure all of your unique needs are taken care of. A retirement home doesn’t have to be a retirement from life — it can be fun..." More
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Truewood by Merrill, Port Charlotte

Provides: Assisted Living
2500 Aaron St, Port Charlotte, FL 33952
"Royal Palm was very nice. They got a gigantic dining room; the biggest I've ever seen. They are cheaper than others. I tried the food, and it was very good. The staff members know what they're..." More

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Caring Star 2015

Lexington Manor Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
20480 Veterans Boulevard, Port Charlotte, FL 33954
"We were very pleased with Lexington Manor Assisted Living. The point person was very helpful, and we were impressed. The rooms were very nicely appointed. We did not choose to taste the meal. The..." More

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Caring Star 2015

Truewood by Merrill, Charlotte Center

Provides: Assisted Living
18400 Cochran Blvd, Port Charlotte, FL 33948
"We explored Village Place Retirement. It is out of our price range, but other than that, it is a nice place. The staff member was great. She was very personable. She was really good, knowledgeable,..." More

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Gardens of North Port

Provides: Assisted Living
4900 S Sumter Blvd, North Port, FL 34287
"I went to the Gardens of North Port to take a tour. It was wonderful, it just didn't have as many options as the other place did for Mom's situation. I toured with the director and she showed me a..." 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

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

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

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Punta Gorda

    When Punta Gorda was founded on the shores of Peace River in 1884, every waterfront block was a park. Haborwalk continues this legacy with a walk along the Charlotte Harbor shoreline, which may appeal to seniors who enjoy waterfront strolls. Over 55 percent of the city's 19,000 residents are aged 65 and older and there are 17 assisted living facilities in the area offering them accommodation. These facilities are licensed by Florida's Agency for Health Care Administration.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Punta Gorda

    • The Punta Gorda area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Bayfront Health, Punta Gorda, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • Charlotte County Transit Division offers a curb-to-curb bus service throughout the county, including Punta Gorda. Seniors aged 60 or older can apply for the Transport Disadvantaged Program, which provides eligible riders discounted fares. 
    • Punta Gorda has a relatively low overall crime rate of 13 crimes per 1,000 residents, lower than 80 percent of Florida's other towns and cities. The property crime rate is around half of the state average. Violent crime is similarly low at less than one crime per 1,000 residents, compared to the Florida average of 4.08. This may reassure seniors who are concerned with their safety.
    • There are many opportunities for seniors to enjoy art and culture in Punta Gorda. The Visual Arts Center has exhibitions, workshops and events, including the Peace River National Art Festival. Those interested in the area's history can get involved with the Punta Gorda Historical Society or the Punta Gorda Historic Mural Society, which aims to preserve the history of the area through mural art. 
    • The overall cost of living in Punta Gorda is rated at 103 on the Sperling index, compared to the national average of 100. This is largely due to the cost of housing. While groceries are pricey, seniors can save money on utilities, transport and healthcare which are all less expensive than the U.S. average.
    • Punta Gorda has 267 sunny days each year, 62 more than the national average. In July the average high is 91 degrees and in January the low is around 52. The warm year-round climate allow seniors to spend more time enjoying the outdoors.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Punta Gorda

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Florida

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,719.00 Cape Coral
    $3,500.00 North Port
    $3,384.00 Venice
    $3,305.00 Fort Myers
    $2,859.00 Port Charlotte
    $2,696.00 Englewood
    $2,646.00 Punta Gorda

    Assisted Living costs in Punta Gorda start around $2,646 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 Punta Gorda 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 Punta Gorda

    Seniors in Punta Gorda who receive income from Social Security may be eligible for the Optional State Supplement. Financial assistance is also available to seniors in assisted living through the Assistive Care Services waiver or the Medicaid Long-Term Care Program.

    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 Punta Gorda

    Punta Gorda 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 Punta Gorda, please visit our Assisted Living in Florida page.

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Punta Gorda

    Punta Gorda-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 Punta Gorda

    • Review of The Courtyard Assisted Living

      I did not like The Courtyard. It is kinda small. I cannot say it was dirty, but it was old. It needs refurbishing. I guess they are gonna do that, but right now it is old. The one staff person I me... Read more

    • Review of Life Care Center of Punta Gorda

      I have to say that the care my wife received was excellent . The staff were there for her and kept her free of pain. This made her end of life very peaceful and helped me at the most difficult ti... Read more

      j geraci
    • Review of Sandhill Gardens Retirement Center

      The rental agreement said they would make any refunds due within 45 days of vacating the property. It took four months to collect a refund for my security deposit and they didn't refund any of the... Read more

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