Jacksonville Senior Living

Average Cost: $4,500

Reviews of Jacksonville Senior Living Options

Atria Park of San Pablo

Review by Daughter

Consumer

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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Atria Park of San Pablo

Review by Daughter-in-law

Consumer

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...

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Atria Park of San Pablo

Review by Local Professional

Expert

A good environment with supportive team members and a close knit community. Restaurant styled food with a variety of options. Staff members are accommodating and extremely patient. They are very attentive to the needs of each resident...

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Atria Park of San Pablo

Review by David

Consumer

The Atria Park of San Pablo was very nice. It would be something that I would consider had I been able to afford it. The monthly price was just a little more than I could pay. They would take two studios and make them into one-bedroom apartment, but the price was way more than I could afford.

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Brookdale Southside

Review by Local Professional

Expert

Facility is a little on the expensive side compared to other local facilities. The facility can become overwhelming for those residents with dementia, because there are a lot of rooms and it may be difficult for residents to navigate through. The facility is also extremely short-staffed...

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Brookdale Southside

Review by Jen, worried daughter

Consumer

They promise things but don't deliver. They lead you to believe you can get medical assistance in emeregency situations....had previously helped my mother get up after a minor fall and was provided first aid...

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Information About Senior Living Option in Jacksonville

As the largest city in Florida and the seat of Duval County, Jacksonville is home to approximately 820,000 residents. First colonized by the French in 1564, this area was home to some of the earliest European settlements in the continental United States. The city boasts the largest urban park system in the country, with over 111,600 acres of well-developed nature trails, gardens and picnic sites. Located on the east coast of Florida on the Atlantic Ocean, the city enjoys a warm, subtropical climate, with high temperatures averaging between 64 and 91ºF throughout the year. Jacksonville senior living appeals to retirees looking for a snow-free climate with many attractions and outdoor activities to enjoy year round.

Jacksonville Attractions

City residents can enjoy the many events happening downtown at The Jacksonville Landing. This vibrant riverfront shopping and dining area hosts more than 300 events each year, including the annual Christmas tree lighting and the Jacksonville Jazz Festival. Seniors may also enjoy performances by the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra and the Ritz Chamber Players, one of the country’s first African-American chamber music ensembles. For water lovers, guided cruises along the Amelia and Cumberland rivers are a relaxing way to spend an afternoon, while Jacksonville’s popular Atlantic and Neptune beaches offer some of the best fishing and boating opportunities in the country. The historic Fort Clinch State park, founded in 1935, has over 1,300 acres of beach and dunes, perfect for picnics and enjoying the refreshing ocean breeze.

Jacksonville Senior Activities

Senior living in Jacksonville provides residents with access to support services such as shopping assistance, medical escorts, hot meals and free transportation at any one of the 19 senior centers throughout the city. Operated through the Jacksonville Community and Senior Center Services Program, the centers are open to adults age 60 and over, and offer programs such as health education, planned leisure events, computer classes, cultural activities and weekly evening dances.

Jacksonville Medical Facilities

Should the need for medical care arise, Jacksonville is home to a number of excellent health care facilities, including the Mayo Clinic in Florida. With 214 beds and 22 operating rooms, this world-renowned hospital has 194 private rooms, a multidisciplinary stroke care program and over 25 specialty care clinics. Residents of Jacksonville senior living may also access Shands Jacksonville hospital, which is affiliated with the University of Florida College of Medicine. Programs here include ocular diagnostic services, which offer the latest in vision testing and treatments, and the Shands Jacksonville cardiac rehabilitation program for patients who have had bypass surgery, heart transplants or valve repair.

Jacksonville Transit

Getting around the city is quick and convenient using the municipal bus system, operated by the Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA). All JTA vehicles are equipped with ramps or wheelchair lifts, and drivers will assist passengers who have mobility issues. Eligible seniors can ride free on JTA buses using the Sunshine Pass, available from the Mary L. Singleton Senior Center.

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Senior living in Jacksonville is a terrific option for seniors who want to enjoy a warm, sunny climate along with an active urban lifestyle. Browse our comprehensive directory to find Independent Living, Assisted Living and Retirement Communities in Jacksonville. Written by senior housing staff writer. Back to Top