Top Senior Living Communities in Florida
There’s no question that Florida is a top retirement destination for seniors. And regardless of lifestyle preference or needs in terms of level of care as they age, there is no shortage of Florida senior living communities for retirees to find comfort and happiness.
Here, we’ll tell you about several of Florida’s top senior living communities, most of which offer luxury resort-style accommodations for independent living, assisted living, memory care, and respite care.
Read each recap and click the links for more detailed community info, including senior housing apartment pricing within each community, entrance fees, and more.
Let’s dive in.
This Florida senior living community is located on the outskirts of the Tampa Bay Area and a short drive from Gulf Coast beaches. The 15-acre campus is built around a quaint town square within a well-manicured, garden-like setting featuring a gazebo, paved brick streets, and welcoming walking paths that offer plenty of opportunities for residents to step outside and enjoy the fresh air and sunshine. Offering freedom and plenty of options for active seniors, residents of this continuing care retirement community (CCRC) can transition to a higher level of on-campus care such as assisted living, memory care assisted living (specializing in Alzheimer’s or dementia care), or long-term skilled nursing residence.
Offering maintenance-free living for retirees along with a wide variety of recreational amenities and personal services for independent living and assisted living, this top Florida senior living community provides the full spectrum of resident care. The clubhouse features private dining rooms, fitness centers, therapy room, game room, and more. With an emphasis on wellness, Lake Port Square provides healthy chef-prepared meals, fitness programs, and indoor heated pool and spa, walking trails, rehab & therapy, and onsite health services—including 24-hour skilled nursing. In addition, this Central Florida senior living community gives residents a variety of personal services, including transportation to medical appointments, bus service for leisure activities, personal concierge services, an on-campus bank branch, and weekly housekeeping.
Among the most luxurious senior living communities in Florida, residents of this retirement paradise enjoy stunning lake and golf course views and an active lifestyle complemented by concierge physicians and personalized healthcare. A life plan community located on the Gulf of Mexico in Southwest Florida, owners can choose from eight different floorplans and are also given the option to customize their home with the help of a professional design consultant. From planned activities and lifelong learning to off-site outings to walking and biking on miles of paths, residents have plenty of options for taking in the region’s natural beauty.
Another top Florida senior living community defined by luxury, and the first in our Watercrest series, this Naples location offers assisted living, memory care, and respite care. Residents have access to multiple on-site dining venues, a fitness and physical therapy center, salon & spa, community center, piano lounge area, Creative Kids center, resort-style swimming pool, multiple indoor and outdoor gathering spaces, and much more. The coastal-style apartments each include a washer/dryer, kitchenette, high ceilings, and designer features. Residents also enjoy peace of mind and unsurpassed personal care with on-site 24/7 nurse & staff, housekeeping & concierge services, individualized wellness plans, and innovative person-centered technology enhancements.
A resort-style Florida senior living community offering independent living, assisted living, memory care, and respite care, Watercrest Sarasota has it all. Amenities include multiple dining venues, a dynamic calendar of activities and events, salon & spa services, a resort-style swimming pool, fully equipped fitness center, therapy center, yoga yard, art studio, piano lounge area, and much more. On-site 24/7 medical professionals, housekeeping & concierge services, and individualized wellness plans are provided. Bottom line: this Florida senior living community provides a comfortable, luxury living experience carefully designed for seniors.
Set against a picturesque lakefront backdrop, this senior living community offers assisted living and all-inclusive memory care apartments along with resort-style amenities and personalized care tailored to individual resident needs. Signature amenities include restaurant-style open dining with three chef-prepared meals per day, an on-site salon & spa, fitness facilities, and resort-style swimming pool. Couple the cultural and wellness programs, concierge services, and a calendar of year-round activities with a high standard of personal care from 24-hour licensed nurse and staff, and you’ve got senior living at its most comfortable.
The final Florida senior living community on our list, and another high-end Watercrest facility, residents here are treated to a meticulously designed living experience complete with on-site 24/7 nurse and staff, housekeeping & concierge services, individualized wellness plans, and innovative person-centered technology enhancements. Residents have access to multiple on-site dining venues, a fitness and physical therapy center, salon & spa, piano lounge area, community center, Creative Kids center, resort-style swimming pool, multiple indoor and outdoor gathering spaces, and much more. With a major focus on wellness, this Central Florida retirement community offers luxury spa treatments, a long list of therapy services, and instructor-led healthy aging programs.