Assisted Living in Sebastian

4 Communities

Pelican Garden Assisted Living

177 Empress Ave, Sebastian, FL
$$$$
7 reviews
Sebastian, Florida, is home to Pelican Garden Assisted Living near Schumann Drive, U.S. Route 1 and George Street Park. Reviewers describe the staff as friendly and pleasant, and the community members can enjoy sing-alongs, bingo, cards and movie nights. The facility offers the choice of either one-bedroom apartments or companion suites, and amenities include a garden with patio, party space, fitness room and transportation to off-site doctor appointments. The food at Pelican... (read more)
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Pelican Landing Assisted Living and Memory Care

13085 US Hwy 1, Sebastian, FL
$$$$
3 reviews
Located in the beachside city of Sebastian, Florida, Pelican Landing Assisted Living and Memory Care offers residents balmy weather and beautiful scenery. It's conveniently located near the St. Sebastien River State Park and US Hwy 1. When touring this pet-friendly facility, visitors are often impressed by its attractive, well-maintained layout. Residents enjoy the chef-prepared meals with locally-sourced produce and seafood in the dining room. Pelican Landing helps residents... (read more)
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Dixie Oak Manor, LLC

6410 Old Dixie Highway, Vero Beach, FL
$$$$
4 reviews
Located in Vero Beach, Florida, Dixie Oak Manor, LLC, is near U.S. Highway 1, Indian River and the Atlantic Ocean. The on-site chef prepares home-cooked meals made from fresh ingredients and can accommodate dietary needs or individual preferences. Residents can participate in outdoor strolls, ice cream socials, trivia and board games. Community members can enjoy regularly scheduled off-site outings to the beach or shopping. The facility's interior is said to be clean, and the... (read more)
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Somerset House

1540 Oak Harbor Blvd., Vero Beach, FL
$$$$
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Welcome to Somerset House, offering premier assisted living services to seniors in beautiful Vero Beach, FL. We are a 24 unit community offering assistance with activities of daily living, stimulating activities, outings, transportation, 3 delicious meals daily and much much more.
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At A Glance

There are 4 assisted living communities in the city and surrounding suburbs to choose from. The average cost of assisted living in Sebastian is $2,750 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Sebastian

The city of Sebastian, part of Indian River County, is located off the shore of Florida and recognized as the home of Pelican Island, the first nationally designated wildlife refuge in the U.S. Seniors looking into an assisted living facility (ALF) in the city have an option between two local communities and 17 nearby ones. Each facility is licensed by the Bureau of Health Facility Regulation and regulates facilities to ensure seniors receive excellent care and help with activities of daily living (ADL), such as grooming and bathing and medication management and social activities.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Sebastian

  • The cost of living in Sebastian is comparable to the state and national average, mainly because of Florida's reduced real estate price. Seniors often pay more on most expenses here, including an 8.2 percent higher grocery bill and a 2 percent costlier health care plan.

  • Hot, muggy summers are prevalent in Sebastian, with temperatures averaging between 80 to 90 degrees with frequent rainfall. Seniors get to enjoy more outdoor recreations during the winter months, where temperatures average between 52 to 61 degrees. There is also less rainfall, which makes canceled trips less likely during these months.

  • Seniors with respiratory issues find the air quality in Sebastian to be good. The town has 35 percent better pollution levels and 31 percent better overall air quality index (AQI) levels than the national average.

  • The Sebastian area is considered 33 percent safer than other cities in the nation with a 16 percent higher crimes per rate average. Security is less of an issue for seniors worried about violent crime, with violent crime rates being 135 percent lower than the national average.

  • Sebastian has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Senior Activity Center of Sebastian, an organization that focuses on providing seniors with quality, daily activities, counseling and trips at its local senior center.

  • Residents of Sebastian can travel through town on the GoLine Bus System that operates from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. weekdays and 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday. Seniors can find discounts on the fare with the Senior Activity Center of Sebastian.


Paying for Assisted Living in Sebastian

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Florida

$4,000.00 US
$3,350.00 Satellite Beach
$3,179.00 Vero Beach
$3,078.00 Melbourne
$2,826.00 Palm Bay
$2,823.00 Fort Pierce
$2,750.00 West Melbourne
$2,750.00 Sebastian

Assisted Living costs in Sebastian start around $2,750 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 Sebastian 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 Sebastian

Sebastian offers eligible seniors three state programs to help with financial assistance, including the Florida Medicaid, Managed Care Waiver Long-Term Care Program (MLTC), optional state supplement (OSS) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Medicaid offers one additional aid waiver called Assistive Care Services (ACS).

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 Sebastian

Sebastian 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.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Sebastian

Sebastian-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.