Hialeah Senior Living

Average Cost: $4,500

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Epworth Village Retirement Community

Review by Caring Child


My mother has lived there for over a year. The Med staff is very caring and does their best, although stretched too thin and there were occasional problems as a result. Also, some of the staff does not speak English and that created communication issues. The food is good and the facility is clean...

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Information About Senior Living Option in Hialeah

Located in Miami-Dade County in the southeast corner of the state, Hialeah is home to approximately 218,000 residents, including many seniors. Hialeah senior living attracts retirees due to its sunny weather and desirable South Florida location. Incorporated in 1925, Hialeah was the original home to the Miami Movie Studios and is where aviator Amelia Earhart left the U.S. on her ill-fated world tour in 1937. Today, Hialeah's population is predominately Hispanic with a large Cuban immigrant community.

Hialeah Attractions

Hialeah's tropical climate, proximity to the Atlantic ocean and large Cuban community means this area is filled with activities and events throughout the year. There's always something to do here, and senior living in Hialeah often includes visits to the Hialeah Park Race Track, an internationally known horse-racing course listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. Shoppers can escape the midday heat at the Westland Mall, home to over 100 shops and restaurants, and experience authentic Cuban food and music at the annual Hispanic Heritage Celebration each Autumn.

Hialeah Senior Activities

Senior living in Hialeah often includes regular visits to one of the two Adult Centers operated by the Hialeah Recreation and Community Services Department. At the centers, Hialeah seniors enjoy free art classes, gentle exercise groups and chess clubs seven days a week. The Adult Centers are also home to a number of clubs for seniors, including the Cuban-American and Super Seniors clubs. Special events include theme dances and group trips to baseball games and concerts.

Hialeah Medical Facilities

If the need for medical care arises, Hialeah senior living offers peace of mind with a number of healthcare services both in the city and throughout Miami-Dade County. Hialeah Hospital offers specialized services for patients over the age of 65, including an Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE) Unit. The ACE Unit is designed to both reduce hospitalization for seniors and provide specialized geriatric medical treatments. Other services at the Hialeah Hospital include an outpatient rehabilitation center, stroke care and sleep disorders program. In nearby Miami, the University of Miami Health System has a Geriatric Medicine Department dedicated to providing world-class healthcare for seniors.

Hialeah Transportation

Senior living in Hialeah includes access to both the Hialeah Transit and Miami-Dade Transit systems, where adults age 65 and older enjoy discounted transit fares with the Golden Passport EASY Card. All buses and Metrorail trains in Miami-Dade County are wheelchair-accessible, and many routes feature kneeling buses that make boarding easier. The county’s Special Transportation Service (STS) offers door-to-door service in lift-equipped vans 24 hours a day, seven days a week throughout the county for persons with disabilities who have difficulties using the regular transit system.

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For retirees who are looking to settle in a warm tropical climate with affordable housing, extensive public transit and access to specialized healthcare services, senior living in Hialeah may be the right choice. Browse our comprehensive directory to find Assisted Living, Independent Living and Retirement Communities in Hialeah. Written by senior housing staff writer. Back to Top