Saint Petersburg Senior Living

Average Cost: $4,500

Reviews of Saint Petersburg Senior Living Options

Westminster Shores

Review by Local Professional

Expert

I use to visit Westminster Shores all the time with my Grandmother who have retired from here. I use to volunteer with my Grandmother when I was 12 years old. I'm 26 now. I can remember I would enjoy exercise class,or even some volleyball. The staff were always very involvd...

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Brookdale Bay Pines

Review by Local Professional

Expert

I had the chance of visiting Brookdale Bay Pines and was drawn to the big patio area located out back. Which had multiple rest areas for enjoying fresh air or simply listening to birds chirp. They have apartments that comes with carpet. And even though they were small...

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Brookdale Bay Pines

Review by daughter

Consumer

They don't know when the doctors will visit. They feel it is not important for family to visit. The doctors tell me to ask Brookdale to assist in having FMLA forms signed, as the medical records are kept at the facility...

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Brookdale Bay Pines

Review by Doreen

Consumer

Brookdale was very nice. The staff was very nice, very friendly, and accommodating. However, they're going to be expensive, and I can't afford it. The apartment was bigger than my own bedroom, and you had to furnish it. The models they showed us were very nice. They served three meals...

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Brookdale Bay Pines

Review by John

Consumer

The apartments at Brookdale were way too small. It looked clean enough. They didn't give me a chance to test the food and I ended up having to wait before someone took me on a tour. The staff answered my questions for the most part, and seemed knowledgeable.

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The Princess Martha

Review by Robert Herron

Consumer

Facilities and location were excellent. Staff was extremely helpful and supportive. Personally did not require healthcare assistance, but did observe caring and reactive staff.

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Information About Senior Living Option in Saint Petersburg

Saint Petersburg has earned the nickname "The Sunshine City" because the 250,000 residents here enjoy about 360 days of sunshine each year. This popular retirement destination was named after the Russian city of the same name by city co-founder Peter Demens in 1892. Today, Saint Petersburg senior living offers retirees a warm, tropical climate combined with modern amenities including museums, shopping centers and world-class medical facilities.

Saint Petersburg Attractions

Due to the city’s proximity to the waters of Tampa Bay, many attractions in Saint Petersburg are on or near the 244 miles of city shoreline. The average annual temperature of 73 degrees makes visiting The Pier, a five-story marketplace that juts half a mile into Tampa Bay, a popular activity. The city boasts a number of fun attractions and residents of Saint Petersburg senior living who enjoy culture and the arts, will love visiting one of the many area museums. The city is home to six major institutions including the Museum of Fine Arts, The Salvador Dali Museum, the Florida International Museum, which is affiliated with the Smithsonian Institution, and the Florida Holocaust Museum, the fourth-largest of its kind in the country.

Saint Petersburg Senior Activities

Residents of Saint Petersburg senior living communities enjoy the programs, services and activities at the Sunshine Senior Center, the first nationally accredited senior center in the Sunshine State. Here seniors can participate in planned activities such as fitness classes, social dances and meal programs. Also available at the center is the Lion's Club Eye Clinic, mental health counseling and regular health monitoring such as blood pressure testing. The local Meals On Wheels program is based at the Sunshine Senior Center, as is the weekly congregate dining program, which offers hot midday meals to seniors.

Saint Petersburg Medical Facilities

Senior living in Saint Petersburg allows easy access to neighboring Tampa General Hospital (TGH), which has been nationally ranked for its care of elderly patients, as well as in the areas of cardiology, diabetes and orthopedics. This 988-bed facility is a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida College of Medicine. TGH is the area's only Level I trauma center, and one of only four burn centers in the state.

Saint Petersburg Transit

Public transit in Saint Petersburg is run by the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA), which offers seniors a half-price cash fare on all buses in the system throughout Pinellas County and on express routes into nearby Tampa. All PSTA vehicles are equipped with lifts or ramps that make using a mobility scooter or wheelchair on the bus easy and barrier-free. Residents enjoying Saint Petersburg senior living can also travel on the PSTA demand response service, also known as DART. This service offers disabled riders door-to-door transportation within Pinellas County in both lift-equipped vans and through contracted private providers. Trips can be booked up to one month in advance.

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Saint Petersburg senior living offers access to extensive leisure activities in a warm, tropical climate and a vibrant retirement community. Browse our directory to find Independent Living, Assisted Living and Retirement Communities in Saint Petersburg. Written by senior housing staff writer. Back to Top