Sebastian is a peaceful and relatively laid-back city with plenty of restaurants and a beautiful riverfront looking out to the Atlantic. Almost 35% of its 25,000 residents are seniors, which suggests it offers much to older adults. This includes an average cost of living below the state and national averages and significantly lower crime rates. Sebastian's seniors also benefit from an excellent climate and outstanding air quality.
Assisted living facilities provide homelike environments for seniors no longer able to live at home without some help. Their caregivers assist residents with daily living tasks, such as getting in and out of bed and eating. They also manage residents' medications and do common household chores, including cleaning their rooms, washing clothes and cooking meals. The median fee for assisted living in Sebastian is $3,350, which is about 16% cheaper than Florida's average and 25.5% more affordable than the national average.
This guide discusses the advantages and disadvantages of living in Sebastian, the cost of assisted living and various ways to pay. It also includes a list of free resources for seniors and briefly covers the rules and regulations governing assisted living in Florida.