Jacksonville Assisted Living

There are 49 Assisted Living Facilities in Jacksonville, FL and 5 Assisted Living Facilities nearby. The average cost of Assisted Living in Jacksonville, FL is $2,500 per month.

Average Cost: $2,500

Nearby Assisted Living Facilities

  • Brookdale Orange Park

    Brookdale Orange Park

    Orange Park, FL 32073 11.8 miAssisted Living, Memory Care
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    In a residential neighborhood near churches and shopping, Brookdale Orange Park is a welcoming senior community that offers apartment living on one floor for easy access.

  • Beach House Assisted Living and Memory Care

    Beach House Assisted Living and Memory Care

    Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250 15.3 miAssisted Living, Memory Care
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    Whether you seek long-term residence or a short-term stay, Beach House Assisted Living and Memory Care provides a welcome and inviting atmosphere.

  • Ashford Court at Marsh Landing

    Ashford Court at Marsh Landing

    Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250 16.0 miAssisted Living, Memory Care
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    When seniors need assistance with daily living activities or memory care, Ashford Court at March Landing offers compassionate care in a welcoming setting.

  • Osprey Village

    Osprey Village

    Amelia Island, FL 32034 23.8 miAssisted Living, Independent Living, Memory Care, Retirement Communities
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    Osprey Village is a retirement community located on Amelia Island that offers independent living, assisted living and memory care for Florida seniors.

  • Savannah Grand of Amelia Island

    Savannah Grand of Amelia Island

    Fernandina Beach, FL 32034 25.3 miAssisted Living, Memory Care
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    Savannah Grand of Amelia Island, licensed Florida assisted living and memory care community has 43 apartments and is full of vibrant activity while offering a warm and comfortable feel throughout.

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Reviews of Jacksonville Assisted Living Facilities

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    Atria San Pablo

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    My mother-in-law has lived at Atria San Pablo for almost 5 years, during which time she moved from assisted living to the memory care wing. The staff worked closely with our family to make sure the transition was a smooth one for her, and for us! We look forward to the fun social events, weekly live music, and...

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    Atria San Pablo

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    Review by Daughter
    Family or friend of a resident

    Atria provides a safe, friendly environment where the staff really cares. Every effort is made by the staff to respond to, or anticipate, the residents needs.

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Information About Assisted Living in Jacksonville

Information About Assisted Living in Jacksonville

Originally settled by the Timucuan Indians around 2500 BC, Jacksonville has a rich history. Discovered by the French in 1562, Jacksonville was first colonized by Spain in 1565 and changed hands between Spain and Britain until Spain finally ceded to the United States in 1821. At 875 square miles, Jacksonville is the largest city by area in the United States and the most populous city in Florida. Assisted living in Jacksonville is ideal with an average yearly high temperature of 79 and nearly 250 days of sunshine a year.
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Organizations Serving Seniors in Jacksonville

There are 19 Senior Centers providing activities to Jacksonville assisted living seniors. The centers are spread throughout the city and most provide activities and amenities like sewing, piano, ceramic classes, billiards, Foosball, indoor exercise rooms, computer labs, and outdoor exercise with weights. At the Jim Fortuna Senior Center, assisted living in Jacksonville is at its best. This center provides all of the previously mentioned services plus table tennis tables, card/game rooms, a library with reading rooms, separate classrooms, a café area with cooking classes, and a smart board in the center’s computer lab.

Jacksonville assisted living seniors can count on additional services from the city including breakfast and lunch at senior centers as well as counseling, computer and other educational classes, and medical escort to your doctors. Limited transportation can be provided by the Senior Center Transportation Department. Public transportation is also readily available to Jacksonville assisted living seniors through the Jacksonville Transportation Authority. The JTA bus service has 56 routes serviced by 180 vehicles traversing over 8.5 million miles of Jacksonville streets each year. JTA Skyway is a 30mph people mover carried on a unique monorail design providing service across the St. John’s River and throughout the downtown area. The Skyway interconnects with the JTA Trolley service in downtown. Trains cross designated stops every 3-6 minutes. JTA Connexion service provides paratransit services to disabled assisted living Jacksonville seniors.

Jacksonville Senior-Friendly Activities

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Nothing tops what assisted living Jacksonville seniors can do in the city’s park system. With over 400 parks comprised of over 110,000 acres of land, JaxParks is the largest municipal park system in the United States. Download a trail guide and let your walking adventure begin. JaxParks includes an arboretum, an amphitheater, nature preserves, golf courses, beaches, an aquatic center, boat & kayak launches, and an equestrian center. If you are a bird watcher, then spending time at Big Talbot Island State Park is for you. The Senior Centers provide several activities including group tours of points of interest in Jacksonville. Additionally, you can get involved and star in a play or musical, paint, participate in making crafts, play board games, bridge, bingo or mahjongg, as these activities are organized frequently. Take a shopping trip with transportation provided each week with other assisted living Jacksonville seniors. Enjoy an evening dance, held weekly at the Arlington, Beaches, and the Singleton Senior Centers.

Perhaps you prefer arts and culture. If so, you will enjoy the Cummer Museum & Gardens, featuring over 8,000 pieces spanning 5,000 years of history, or the sounds of the Jacksonville Symphony at Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts. There are a multitude of free summer concerts and festivals available to the assisted living Jacksonville seniors.

Jacksonville Medical Facilities

Baptist Medical Center is ranked the number one hospital in the area. For assisted living Jacksonville seniors, Baptist has a division of its hospital dedicated to providing care for senior citizens. The AgeWell Institute assigns a team of doctors to each senior patient, providing both in- and out-patient care to help aging adults live longer, healthier lives. Jacksonville is home to one of three full-campus Mayo Clinic locations in the country. The world renowned clinic has a small hospital as well as many specialized clinics on the campus, including medical research facilities. If you require specialized care, the Mayo Clinic will fit your needs.

To see a list of local senior housing, visit our Jacksonville Assisted Living page.

Map of Jacksonville Assisted Living Facilities

Jacksonville, FL Assisted Living Costs

Jacksonville, FL Assisted Living Costs

The median cost of Assisted Living in Jacksonville for a single-occupancy apartment is $2,500/month (Genworth - 2013). This monthly cost typically includes rent, utilities, dining, housekeeping and transportation.

Cost of Assisted Living Facilities near Jacksonville, FL

Jacksonville, FL$1,000$6,250$2,500
Orlando, FL$1,500$5,050$3,330
Savannah, GA$1,500$4,620$2,773
Gainesville, FL$1,700$5,633$3,300
Deltona, FL$1,800$4,700$3,500
Palm Coast, FL$2,000$5,065$2,900
Daytona Beach, FL$1,800$4,700$3,500
Kissimmee, FL$1,500$5,050$3,330
Ocala, FL$2,250$5,650$3,545
Valdosta, GA$1,800$4,650$2,248

Cost of Assisted Living in Florida

While assisted living care is primarily funded through private savings, Florida seniors may qualify for financial assistance through government programs depending on their income level and personal finances. In addition to federal programs such Section 8 Vouchers, Social Security (SSI) and Veteran’s Benefits, funding sources for assisted living in the state of Florida include:

  • Assisted Living for the Elderly (ALE) Waiver – A part of Medicaid, this waiver covers care management, assisted living services and incontinence supplies (if needed) for income-eligible seniors age 60 and older.
  • Medicaid Assistive Care Services (ACS) – This program is a Medicaid-based state plan for adults age 18 and older who have a medical need for supportive living 24 hours a day.
  • Long-Term Care Community Diversion Program – This Medicaid waiver is for seniors age 65 and older who would otherwise qualify for Medicaid nursing home placement, but have chosen to receive assisted living care instead.
  • Optional State Supplementation (OSS) – A state-based, cash assistance program, OSS is available to income-eligible adults age 65 or older to help defray the costs of long-term residential care.

For more information on government funding for assisted living in Florida, visit the Florida State Department of Elder Affairs.