The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Sun City, FL for 2023

Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Sun City, FL

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Sun City Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
3855 Upper Creek Dr, Sun City, FL 33573
"I loved Sun City Senior Living. It was affordable, but it didn't work out. They're personable. They have therapy that's upstairs and they were great. And then that whole room on the other side has..." More

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Caring Star 2015

Brookdale Bayshore

Provides: Assisted Living
4902 Bayshore Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33611
"Brookdale Bayshore was clean. The residents and workers were friendly. The location was very nice. The staff was very knowledgeable about everything that they did. They seem to have everything that..." More

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Freedom Plaza Sun City Center

Provides: Assisted Living
912 AMERICAN EAGLE BLVD., Sun City Center, FL 3...
"Freedom Plaza Sun City Center was really nice. It was very homey. It smelled clean. The tour guide, Sean, was very friendly, very informative, and very helpful. He took us everywhere, and he also..." More

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Addington Place at College Harbor

Provides: Assisted Living
4600 54th Avenue South, Saint Petersburg, FL 33711
"I highly recommend Addington Place. My mother lived in Independent Living for 2 years and Assisted Living for 2 years. All staff, from housekeeping to dining room workers to caregivers to the..." More

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Caring Star 2023

La Orilla of St Petersburg

Provides: Assisted Living
3600 34th St S, St. Petersburg, FL 33711
"We went to Grand Villa of St. Petersburg. Initially, my father liked it, and he wanted to go, but it wasn't helpful. It wasn't beneficial. And the lady that took us around was wonderful, but she..." More

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Belvedere Commons of Sun City Center

Provides: Assisted Living
758 Cortaro Drive, Sun City Center, FL 33573
"We went to Belvedere Commons of Sun City Center. Jenny, the staff we met with, was very friendly and answered all our questions. She was very caring, explained everything so well, and made us feel..." More

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Mercie's Place

Provides: Assisted Living
2423 Cumberland Cliff Drive, Ruskin, FL 33570
"Small one on one care, I have no regrets trusting this home/facility. I highly recommend this place. Natacha and the rest of the caregivers are not just wonderful but indeed human and they showed..." More

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Great American Assisted Living Commun...

Provides: Assisted Living
1015 7th Ave. East, Bradenton, FL 34208
"I moved here. So far, I'm really enjoying it. The people that I've met have been very helpful and very welcoming. I have a 1-room to myself and I share a bathroom and a kitchen with someone else,..." More

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Angel Care Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
4301 31st St S, Saint Petersburg, FL 33712
"My friend is in Angel Care Assisted Living Facility. The staff and the administration are outstanding and the place is amazing. We have the best help. They're the most caring people and everybody..." More

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Azalea Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
112 12th Avenue North, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701
"My father moved into Azalea Manor. We chose it because they had a private room with a shared common area. It's very clean. The staff ratio is very good. Everybody was very nice. My father says the..." More

Best Care Senior Living at St Pete

Provides: Assisted Living
1001 9th St North, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701
"Best Care Senior Living Assisted Living and Memory Care facilities provide high quality, caring and affordable communities throughout Central Florida that you will enjoy calling home with committed..." More

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Caring Star 2019

Sun Towers Retirement

Provides: Assisted Living
101 Trinity Lakes Drive, Sun City Center, FL 33573
"My 3 weeks at Sun Terrace post knee surgery far exceeded my expectation. The food is great and the nurses, CNAs and other employees was beyond exceptation. I highly recommend all. Many thanks..." More

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Caring Star 2017

Aston Gardens At The Courtyards

Provides: Assisted Living
231 Courtyards Blvd., Sun City Center, FL 33573
"A traditional, colonial architecture welcomes everyone into Aston Gardens at The CourtYards. A well-established community in the heart of Sun City Center, Residents and employees alike are here to..." More

Bradenton - Westminster Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
1700 21st Avenue West, Bradenton, FL 34205
"Westminster Manor had very good food, excellent staff, and a very pleasant great room. They have several dining rooms, which were very nice, and a garden. The people were very friendly. I’m going..." More

Westminster Shores

Provides: Assisted Living
125 56TH AVENUE, SOUTH, Saint Petersburg, FL 33705
"Caring staff, clean apartments, beautiful setting, respectful atmosphere. My dad enjoys the field trips, the meals with other residents, and the relationship he's developing with the medical staff...." More

Westminster Point Pleasant

Provides: Assisted Living
1533 4th Avenue West, Bradenton, FL 34205
"Westminster is right at the top of my list. It's a luxurious facility with views of the Bradenton River that are drop-dead beautiful. It is gorgeous. The view is really the seller. The food at the..." More

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Caring Star 2017

Cypress Creek Assisted Living & Memor...

Provides: Assisted Living
970 Cypress Village Blvd., Sun City Center, FL ...
"My mom is a resident of Cypress Creek Assisted Living & Memory Care. The facility is very clean. They have lots of activities. The aides, doctors, and nurses are very caring. It's in a good..." More

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Dorothy Cares ALF, LLC

Provides: Assisted Living
11626 Tropical Isle Lane, Riverview, FL 33579
"Dorothy took care of my aunt and my family adored her, I must recommend her assisted living facilities to everyone." More

Sunny Bower

Provides: Assisted Living
1604 71ST STREET NW, Bradenton, FL 34209
"My mom is in Sunny Bower, and it is great. It is a very small facility, but it is wonderful. It is an old house. It is very cozy and comfortable, and they have wonderful people there. I think there..." More

Westminster Suncoast

Provides: Assisted Living
1095 Pinellas Point Drive S, Saint Petersburg, ...
"Priority access to Assisted Living and Nursing Care on Fee-For-Service basis. Also offer rental program." More

Masonic Home of Florida

Provides: Assisted Living
3201 1ST STREET, N.E., Saint Petersburg, FL 33704
"Both of my parents live at the Masonic Home. They have rooms that are side by side and have a door connecting them. They have been residents for 5 years in the assisted living portion of the..." More

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Crowell Adult Family Home Care

Provides: Assisted Living
13108 Graham Yarden Drive, Riverview, FL 33579
"My grandmother was cared for by the loving staff, she enjoyed taking walks in the park, she loved going to bingo, she also enjoyed meeting other house mates. " More

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Freedom Plaza Sun City Center Assiste...

Provides: Assisted Living
3910 Galen Ct., Sun City Center, FL 33573
"It is very good, very homey, very comfortable, very pleasant, and close to things. The staff is great. The dining area is really nice. " More

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Consuelos Alf

Provides: Assisted Living
4401 W Ballast Point Blvd, Tampa, FL 33611
"My aunt is a resident of Consuelos Alf. It's a nice place, my aunt loved it there. The staff members are beautiful people, caring and warm. The dining area is nice and everything is good, and my..." More


Provides: Assisted Living
2135 40TH AVENUE N., Saint Petersburg, FL 33714
"farmers retirement home is wonderfull the staff is great my daughter is new there everbody is make herfeel right at home mike the owner is wonderful thank you " More

Dorcas House

Provides: Assisted Living
2601 13th Avenue West, Bradenton, FL 34205
"My mother has been in Dorcas House for about a month and a half now. There are only eight people at the place. She seems to enjoy it. It's more family oriented, which is something that I wanted for..." More

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Manatee River Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
820 5th Street West, Palmetto, FL 34221
"I have chosen Manatee River for my wife. The overall impression is that it is homey. It feels like home rather than an institution. The staff is excellent. Two of them are owners, one of them has..." More

Westminster Palms

Provides: Assisted Living
939 Beach Drive Northeast, St. Petersburg, FL 3...
"My mother is a resident at Westminster Palms. She started in Independent Living and this summer she moved to Assisted Living. Most recently, she was evacuated by the Assisted Living staff because..." More

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Magnolia on the Avenue

Provides: Assisted Living
1725 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton, FL 34205
"Magnolia on the Avenue is housed in a historic Victorian home – ensuring all of our residents are at home here. The warm atmosphere is a constant reminder that the 34-bed facility is really a..." More

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City Central Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
2349 Central Ave, Saint Petersburg, FL 33713
"Caden house was a small facility. My son lived there and he liked it. There were few residents in the area. The staff paid more attention and care because of the small population. The food was..." More

Lake View House

Provides: Assisted Living
465 7TH AVENUE, N., Saint Petersburg, FL 33701
"While in the area, we headed over to check out Lake View House assisted living facility which looked really well-kept from the outside. My friend's mother has a lot of relatives in the region..." More

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The Wirick

Provides: Assisted Living
434 4TH STREET, NORTH, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701
"We were happy to visit the the Wirick while in the vicinity - visiting assisted living facilities for my friend's mother. Our tour of the outside grounds was lovely; there were flowers and shrubs..." More

Albina Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
820 15th Street North, Saint Petersburg, FL 33705
"The rooms are spacious and like home. The staff is welcoming and caring. I enjoy watching cable TV on the flat screen in the common room and also in my bedroom. Bingo and cards are also..." More

Bay Vue

Provides: Assisted Living
105 15TH STREET EAST, Bradenton, FL 34208
"My family member absolutely loves it here. She said that throughout this pandemic she has felt very safe. The staff does everything they can to make her comfortable, even shopping for her once a..." More

Browns Boarding ALF

Provides: Assisted Living
113 11TH AVENUE WEST, Bradenton, FL 34205
"The most notable feature of the facility was the general lack of attention to appearance. It smelled filthy, like a mixture between feces and moth balls. The floors were evidently dirty but the..." More

Hilcrest Retirement Residence

Provides: Assisted Living
220 FIFTH AVE., NORTH, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701

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Assured Care ALF

Provides: Assisted Living
12209 Matchfield Way, Riverview, FL 33579

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Lily's Promise - Bradenton

Provides: Assisted Living
830 Rosemary Circle, Bradenton, FL 34212
"We Promise to treat our residents with Love and Compassion. Because of the intimate size of each home, our staff is able to get to know and bond with each resident. We believe that this fosters a..." More

Georgia'S Place

Provides: Assisted Living
2101 7Th Street South, Saint Petersburg, FL 33705

Lepe'S Home

Provides: Assisted Living
524 Highland St N, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701

Alexis Place

Provides: Assisted Living
2417 21St St S, Saint Petersburg, FL 33712

Twin Angels Assisted Living Facility Inc

Provides: Assisted Living
323 49Th St Nw, Bradenton, FL 34209

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Consuelo's ALF II

Provides: Assisted Living
4335 Wallace Circle, Tampa, FL 33611
"Our philosophy is to provide personalized, resident centered care in order to meet individual preferences and needs. We treat all residents with dignity, provide privacy and encourage independence..." More

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Our Butterfly Home - CLOSED

Provides: Assisted Living
207 College Ave W, Ruskin, FL 33570
"Who We Are At Our Butterfly home we are committed to providing a continuum of care to assimilate independent living. Our caregivers provide personalized attention and keep you connected to live..." More

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Magnolia Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
3935 Upper Creek Drive , Sun City Center, FL 33573
"Magnolia Senior Living provides assisted living, memory care, respite care and end of life care in a professionally managed, enriching environment that supports living life to the fullest. Our..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Sun City

    Also referred to as Sun City Center, Sun City is a small community in Hillsborough County just to the southeast of Tampa. It is also approximately five minutes to the east of Tampa Bay, which provides a variety of beach and water activities for seniors. Seniors looking for a place to retire that helps with daily living tasks will find four assisted living facilities within the community and 54 nearby.

    Assisted living facilities in Florida and Sun City are regulated by the Bureau of Health Facility Regulation. These facilities run under a standard license, which includes routine personal care, or a specialty license, which includes limited nursing services and extended congregate care.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Sun City

    • The Sun City Center area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the South Bay Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    • Sun City has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Sun City Senior Community Association Office, an organization that plans activities for seniors, as well as at least three senior centers.

    • The Good Samaritans provide transportation services for seniors in Sun City. This service is available for free for medical appointments, shopping and other outings.

    • Seniors on a budget may find the cost of living in Sun City slightly more expensive than other comparable cities. Based on the national average of 100, the cost of living in Sun City is 103.1. This is lower than the state average of 111.

    • Seniors will find the crime rate in Sun City much better than the national average. Based on a scale from one (low) to 100 (high), property crime is ranked 25.7 in comparison to the national average of 38.1. Violent crime is ranked 24.1, compared to a national average of 31.1. 

    • Seniors who enjoy hot and humid temperatures will appreciate the climate in Sun City. July highs are around 91 degrees, while January lows are around 49. The city rarely gets any snow but does get around 52 inches of rain per year. 

    Paying for Assisted Living in Sun City

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Florida

    $4,521.00 Sun City Center
    $4,000.00 Ruskin
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,710.00 Bradenton
    $3,615.00 St. Petersburg
    $3,393.00 Riverview
    $3,295.00 Sun City
    $3,096.00 Saint Petersburg

    Assisted Living costs in Sun City start around $3,295 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 Sun City 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 Sun City

    The Florida state Medicaid Managed Long-Term Care Program provides assistance for seniors in Sun City who need help paying for an assisted living facility. Eligibility is determined by the Florida Department of Children and Family Services. The program doesn't pay for private rooms; however, family supplementation is permitted.

    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 Sun City

    Sun City 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 Sun City, please visit our Assisted Living in Florida page.

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Sun City

    Sun City-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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    Other Options in Sun City, FL

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Sun City

    • Review of Sun City Senior Living

      I loved Sun City Senior Living. It was affordable, but it didn't work out. They're personable. They have therapy that's upstairs and they were great. And then that whole room on the other side has ... Read more

    • Review of Sun City Senior Living

      I went to Sun City Senior Living. The gentleman Don was the tour guide person. He was very knowledgeable, very helpful, and took us around. It smelled clean. One of my first impressions was that it... Read more

    • Review of Sun City Senior Living

      We went to tour Sun City Senior Living. We had two gentlemen that gave us the tour, and they were very nice. We saw some of the rooms that were available for people coming into the facility, and th... Read more

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