Tampa Senior Living

Average Cost: $4,500

Reviews of Tampa Senior Living Options

Angels Senior Living at South Tampa

Review by Local Professional


I had the privilege of visiting Adams House of Tampa and was fascinated at how huge the bathrooms were. Easy to access with a wheelchair and the double sinks were perfect. The units were huge as well, reminding me of a log cabin look...

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Elmcroft of Carrollwood

Review by Sharon A. - Penrose Senior Care Auditors®


I encountered approximately 12 seniors who were all smiling, well groomed in casual attire, and very pleasant. They all appeared friendly and upbeat, and quite happy to be there. Each person I encountered smiled, looked directly at me, and said hello...

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We visited Palm Terrace, and it was nice, but they did not have any openings. The staff was very helpful and very professional. The apartments were very clean, the people seemed to like the place, and I was impressed. We went there while they were eating, the food looked good, and the kitchen was very clean.

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Palm Terrace was nice. The dining area looked fine and I also saw a sitting area. The people were nice and the residents seemed happy, which was a good sign. The staff was very accommodating. Everything was great.

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St. Joseph's John Knox Village

Review by Carol


I like St. Joseph's John Knox Village. I think it will work well since it is close to my family and close to my church. I'm legally blind, and I need to be in a place where I can get around...

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Brookdale Carrollwood

Review by Local Professional


Emeritus at Carrollwood offers the safety and security of being in the established neighborhood of Carrollwood Village. While it is an older community, it is well-maintained and kept spotlessly clean. Different floorplan options accommodate various budgets...

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Information About Senior Living Option in Tampa

Located on the warm and sunny Gulf Coast of Florida, the city of Tampa has a population of about 340,000 residents and is the county seat for Hillsborough County. It is the fourth-largest metropolitan area in the Southeastern United States, commonly known as the Tampa Bay Area. Approximately 16 percent of the county population, or about 178,350 residents, are aged 60 or older, and nearly a quarter of the population is Latino. Tampa was first settled in the 1824, when the U.S. Army established Fort Brooke, the site of many fierce battles during the Civil War. Since then, Tampa has grown into an upscale urban area, complete with safe neighborhoods, excellent restaurants and beautiful scenery. Tampa senior living provides an exciting urban setting combined with world-class medical services and tourist attractions.

Tampa Attractions

By choosing to reside in a popular tourist destination, residents of Tampa Bay senior living enjoy a number of exciting local attractions from the world-class Lowry Park Zoo and Florida Aquarium to the Tampa Bay History Center and historic Ybor City district. Sports fans may root for their favorite professional football, hockey, baseball and soccer teams, all of which call Tampa home. Lovers of the arts may take in performances by the Florida Orchestra, Opera Tampa and the Tampa Theatre.

Tampa Senior Activities

The David Barkdale Senior Citizen Center, operated by the Tampa Parks and Recreation Department, is a popular destination for adults enjoying Tampa senior living. Activities they provide include social dancing, low-impact aerobics, live entertainment, hobbies and shuffleboard. Additional Hillsborough County senior programs include the annual Tampa Bay senior games, senior prom and talent show, and national senior health and activities day.

Tampa Medical Facilities

Tampa senior living affords the security of world-class healthcare at a number of hospitals and medical centers, including the nationally ranked Tampa General Hospital (TGH). TGH operates the area's only Level I trauma center and one of four burn centers in the state. Affiliated with the University of South Florida's College of Medicine, there are over 300 resident physicians on staff receiving training at the hospital. As a private, not-for-profit hospital, TGH also provides patients with a state-certified, comprehensive stroke center, 47 dedicated cardiac care rooms and an award-winning orthopedic care program.

Tampa Transit

Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HART) gives residents enjoying Tampa senior living a safe and affordable way to travel throughout the county using bus and in-town trolley services. Discounted one-way, all day and 10-ride fare cards are offered for Medicare cardholders. Seniors requiring extra support can use the HARTplus paratransit service. This specialized service offers door-to-door transportation for riders with disabilities, and can be reserved over the phone.

Find Tampa Senior Living

Tampa senior living offers a great quality of life in a beautiful tropical climate. The scenic location combined with numerous services and world-class attractions makes this area an appealing choice for senior living. Browse our comprehensive directory to find Independent Living, Assisted Living and Retirement Communities in Tampa.

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