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The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Wellington, FL for 2024

Our comprehensive listings and authentic reviews in Wellington, FL below include 36 Assisted Living facilities with 1223 reviews. On average in Wellington, residents and their loved ones rate Assisted Living options 4.58 out of 5 stars.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Wellington

The Bureau Of Health Facility Regulation oversees and monitors assisted living facilities in Wellington and throughout the state of Florida. Bureau staff regularly carries out scheduled and surprise inspections on all facilities to ensure that seniors are receiving the level of care they require. All facilities in the state are licensed by the bureau.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Wellington

  • On average, seniors in Wellington pay slightly less for health care services. Using a 100-point index system, Wellington receives 96.3. In addition, the village has 254 physicians per 100,000 people, which is higher than the national average of 210.
  • Seniors living in Wellington get to enjoy about 230 days of sunshine per year. The village has a higher-than-average annual rainfall, meaning that most days are warm and humid. Thunderstorms are common in the area, but hurricanes are relatively rare. Winters are very mild with no snowfall.
  • The cost of living in Wellington is higher than the national and Florida averages. However, the cost of utilities is lower than both the Florida and national averages, and the cost of medical care is lower than the Florida median. The number of amenities and high quality of life may make this an attractive place for seniors to retire despite the high cost of living.
  • According to a national crime index, Wellington has a relatively low level of crime, making this a safe place for seniors to live. The village ranks at 15.7 for violent crime, while the national average is 22.7, and it has a score of 28.7 for property crime, while the national median is 35.4.
  • Wellington Regional Medical Center provides a number of medical services to assist in emergencies. The hospital offers stroke services, an oncology unit, an emergency room and wound care services. 

Paying for Assisted Living in Wellington

In Wellington, the average cost of assisted living is $3,763 per month. Costs may vary depending on the level of service provided, the location of the community and the amenities offered.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Nearby Cities

The average monthly cost of assisted living in Wellington is slightly lower than the Florida state average of $4,000 and much more affordable than the national median of $4,500. In the nearby city of Sebastian, the average senior pays $3,350 each month for assisted living care, over $400 less than in Wellington. Care costs in Miami and Naples are both significantly higher at $4,385 and $5,300, respectively. Gainesville provides the lowest assisted living costs in the state at $2,350 per month. 

Wellington

$3,763

Florida

$4,000

United States

$4,500

Sebastian

$3,350

Miami

$4,385

Naples

$5,300

Gainesville

$2,350

The Cost of Other Types of Senior Care

Assisted living costs an average of $3,763 per month in Wellington. In-home care services cost about $1,000 more each month for those who want to receive care in their own homes. Nursing home facilities are the most expensive option, with a shared room costing more than double the fees charged for assisted living. 

In-Home Care

$4,761

Home Health Care

$4,767

Adult Day Health Care

$1,517

Assisted Living Facility

$3,763

Nursing Home Facility (semiprivate room)

$8,164

Note: Data for Wellington was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Port St. Lucie, was used instead.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Wellington

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 Wellington

Seniors living in Wellington have access to various services and programs aimed at the needs and interests of older adults. Some of these programs can assist seniors in finding options to help pay for assisted living costs. These resources provide legal assistance, meal delivery services and social or recreational activities.

ResourceContactService
Palm Beach Area Agency on Aging(866) 684-5885The Palm Beach Area Agency on Aging is a nonprofit organization that works to improve the lives of seniors in the area. It runs programs to provide specialized medical equipment, improve seniors' homes and more. In addition, it runs classes to educate seniors about chronic disease management and fall prevention.
Wellington Cares(561) 568-8818Wellington Cares is a nonprofit organization with volunteers who assist seniors. Volunteers provide services on a short-term basis to seniors wanting to remain in their own homes or communities. Services may include grocery shopping, basic household chores, meal preparation and transportation.
Wellington Seniors Club(561) 301-7595The Wellington Seniors Club is run by the city of Wellington. It provides a range of activities and classes for seniors aged 60 and older. These activities may include art classes, fitness classes, computer lessons, dancing, musical entertainment and group outings.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Wellington

Wellington Assisted Living Communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all Assisted Living Facilities in Florida are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Florida page for more information about these laws.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Florida

Reviews of Communities Nearby

Assisted Living

Maria

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Review of HarborChase of Wellington Crossing

My mom has moved into HarborChase of Wellington Crossing. The room is so big, and the people that take care of my mom are amazing. I went to another place, but HarborChase of Wellington Crossing is...

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Assisted Living

Brigert

I visited this facility

Review of The Club at Wellington

It is a horrible place. There is one nurse for 42 residents. The food is awful with no fresh fruit or vegetables. I saw the doctor stay for 15 minutes! Enough time I guess to get paid. Aides...

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Assisted Living

Traci

I visited this facility

Review of HarborChase of Wellington Crossing

We went to see the HarborChase of Wellington Crossing. It's very new and it's very upgraded. They have a level of care-- ECC license, that the other community we saw does not. So that was the big...

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