11 Assisted Living Facilities near Tequesta, FL
There are 11 Assisted Living Facilities in the Tequesta area, with 2 in Tequesta and 9 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Tequesta is $3,950 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,450. Cheaper nearby regions include West Palm Beach with an average starting cost of $2,666.
To help you with your search, browse the 117 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Tequesta. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Tequesta 4.2 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Jupiter with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Tequesta, FL
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Tequesta
Tequesta is a small community nestled in sunny Palm Beach County, Florida. The town is home to just over 6,000 people, and just over 28 percent of them are seniors. There are two assisted living facilities within the town’s boundaries. An additional 10 facilities are located in nearby communities, such as Jupiter and Palm Beach Gardens.
As in the rest of the Sunshine State, Tequesta’s assisted living facilities are regulated by the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA). Licensed facilities assist one or more residents with personal care, medication management, leisure activities and other basic services.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Tequesta
- Tequesta has a comfortable year-round climate, with winter lows in the 50s and summer highs in the 90s. The average of 230 sunny days per year is a plus for seniors who enjoy spending time outdoors.
- The cost of living in Tequesta is higher than the national average, mostly due to increased housing prices. Transportation and groceries are also costlier than the U.S. average.
- Tequesta boasts low rates of both property and violent crimes. The town has a lower crime rate than both the Florida average and the national average, so seniors may feel safer here.
- Tequesta’s air quality is much better than the national average, which may appeal to seniors with asthma and other respiratory conditions.
- The nearby city of Palm Beach Gardens is home to many arts and culture attractions. The city’s top attractions include the Burt Reynolds Institute for Film & Theater, John D. MacArthur Beach State Park and Ballet Palm Beach.
- Tequesta has few facilities to choose from in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.
Paying for Assisted Living in Tequesta
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Tequesta start around $3,950 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 Tequesta 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 Tequesta
Florida Optional State Supplementation (OSS) for Assisted Living supplements the income of eligible seniors to help them pay for room and board in licensed assisted living communities. This cash assistance program is available to seniors who meet the financial and technical requirements, including income and asset limits.
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 Tequesta
Tequesta 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 Tequesta, please visit our Assisted Living in Florida page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Tequesta
Tequesta-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.
Assisted Living near Tequesta, FL
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Tequesta
Review of Brookdale Tequesta
My parents like Brookdale Tequesta very much, but they don't have any two-bedroom units. The staff members were very nice. Everybody was very nice and helpful. The residents seemed very happy there... Read more
Review of Tequesta Terrace
Tequesta Terrace is very wonderful. Leslie, the marketing person, is wonderful, and so is everybody else. They take real good care of Mom. The food is pretty good. The rooms are clean, with no smel... Read more
Review of Brookdale Tequesta
Brookdale Tequesta has very cooperative staff and nice amenities. It's a very nice facility that's reasonably priced. They have a very good menu and a very good chef. Folks that I know who have vis... Read more