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The average cost of assisted living in the city is $3,874 a month. This guide is a starting point covering the cost of assisted living care in the city, as well as financing options to pay for it. You’ll find in-depth information on 35 assisted living facilities in Sarasota and 30 in surrounding areas.
The Cost of Senior Care in Sarasota, FL
Joining HarborChase of Sarasota means your loved one is becoming part of an extended family and will receive personalized assisted living or memory care which will enhance his/her standard of living.
Brookdale Sarasota Central offers an enviable independent and supportive living lifestyle of catered elegance on a stunning, 18-acre estate in beautiful and sunny Sarasota.
We offer 69 assisted living apartments with five models from which to choose, as well as 38 studios in our memory care neighborhood, all with a private bath and individual a/c and heating. Some of our exceptional qualities include: Licensed…
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________________________________________ DeSoto Palms Assisted Living Community invites you to imagine a tranquil senior community where you can age in place. With plentiful services and amenities, including independent living and assisted living, we cater to all of our residents’ needs. Thanks…
In a peaceful residential area near Siesta Key Beach, Brookdale Phillippi Creek offers lovely, comfortable accommodations along with excellent assisted living and memory care.
Nestled among its lush and lovely grounds in Sarasota, Florida, Brookdale Sarasota Midtown provides wonderful amenities, beautiful accommodations and exceptional assisted living care.
Ashton Place provides a loving place for active seniors where they receive the most comprehensive level of assistance and care in a bright, cheery, nurturing and homelike environment.
Minutes from sun-kissed beaches, shopping and I-75, Brookdale Colonial Park is a beautiful and conveniently located community that specializes in assisted living and memory care.
Pines of Sarasota is a 63-year old private, non-profit organization that each year, provides residential services to more than 400 seniors and outpatient rehabilitation/therapy to more than 2,000 individuals. Pines' 17-acre campus houses assisted living, skilled nursing, rehabilitation and Alzheimer's/dementia…
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Hearing about the benefits of living at The Fountains at Lake Pointe Woods can be enlightening and informative, but seeing them first hand is even bet...
Refund Plans: 50% of Entrance Fee; Declining Balance, 2%/mo. for 4 years (Price: Lower Monthly Fee) Assisted Living and Nursing Care on discounted Fee-For-Service basis.
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In the warm and sunny city of Sarasota, Lamplight of Sarasota is a premier retirement community that offers many amenities and activities alongside expert assisted living care. Each day at our community is filled with life and activity, so residents…
Savannah Grand of Sarasota, senior assisted living is licensed for 44 residents, is full of vibrant activity, yet offers a warm and comfortable feel throughout.
Refund Plans: 95% of Entrance Fee; 50% Refund (Price: 75% of Entrance Fee); Declining Balance at 1% per mo. for 100 mos. (Price: 66% of Entrance Fee). Also offer fee-for-service contract.
Brookdale Downtown Sarasota is really nice, very bright and clean. They have lots of activities. The staff is just incredibly nice and caring. They're pretty well staffed which is good and is hard to find these days. They seem to be taking very good care of my mother. They clean her room, they do her laundry, they help...Read more Elmcroft of Sarasota reviews
Brookdale Downtown Sarasota is really nice, very bright, and clean. They have lots of activities. The staff is incredibly nice and caring. They're pretty well staffed, which is good and hard to find these days. They seem to be taking very good care of my mother. They clean her room, do her laundry, help her dress, and ...Read more Elmcroft of Sarasota reviews
My sister is in Brookdale Downtown Sarasota. The care has been very good, and my sister has finally adjusted. The only people she doesn't care for are on the medical staff. She doesn't like the way they give the medications and thinks lining up is annoying to pass out medicines. Nevertheless, her room and the meals are...Read more Elmcroft of Sarasota reviews
Brookdale Downtown Sarasota was very nice. They have nurses on duty all the time, and it is truly assisted living. They also have a memory unit right next door. The staff is very pleasant. They have an activity room and they also provide transportation to doctors' appointments and to church. They take their residents o...Read more Elmcroft of Sarasota reviews
Brookdale Sarasota Central was the first place that we visited. Their food was very good. The rooms seemed small, but I think we were looking at smaller places as we were just starting out. The person who accommodated us was very nice and gracious. We went back the next day and had lunch with her. She was able to answe...Read more Atria Sarasota reviews
We liked Atria Sarasota very much. We could have a waterfront villa with a full kitchen and I can take my cat. It had two bedrooms, two baths, and was small but adequate. They had a whole page full of activities every day. They play Jeopardy, bridge, go on trips almost every day either shopping or to a restaurant, and ...Read more Atria Sarasota reviews
While monthly assisted living costs in Sarasota ($3,874) fall just under the national average of $4,000, the city is one of the most expensive in this region of Florida, coming in at nearly $400 per month over the state average according to Genworth’s Cost of Care Study 2018. Nearby locations such as Punta Gorda ($3,400) and the Tampa area ($3,250) are slightly less expensive, while farther inland, in places such as Sebring ($3,038) and the Lakeland area ($2,808), expenses drop even more.
Senior care cost data wasn’t available for Sarasota alone, so data for the North Port Area was used.
The Cost of Assisted Living in Surrounding Areas
The cost of senior services in Sarasota varies significantly by type, with adult day health services on the low end at $1,907 per month and nursing home care nearly five times that at $8,669. Assisted living falls toward the middle at $3,874, as do homemaker services ($3,813) and home health aides ($4,385). The cost of in-home care can vary further depending on the extent of services required. Seniors looking at in-home services should factor in expenses such as mortgage or rent when determining monthly costs, while those considering a residential program may want to consider transitional costs such as moving expenses.
Senior Care Cost Comparison Chart
Sarasota community centers offer older residents a place to engage in social activities and learning opportunities. At the Friendship Center, local seniors can learn a musical instrument, take a physical fitness class, play bingo or enjoy a low-cost meal at the Friendship Cafe. The Robert Taylor Community Center offers members of the city’s historic black community classes, discussion groups and other opportunities to socialize. A nutritious, hot lunch is available Monday through Thursday.
Senior Friendship Center of Sarasota
1888 Brother Geenen Way, Sarasota, FL 34236
Robert Taylor Community Center
1845 34th Street, Sarasota, FL 34234
For low-income Sarasota residents ages 50 and over, the Rubin Center for Healthy Aging provides dental and medical care at low or no cost. Open Monday through Thursday, the clinic is staffed by retired and volunteer health care professionals and offers exams, treatment and referrals. Staff will also help seniors find affordable medications.
Rubin Center for Healthy Aging
1900 Brother Geenen Way, Sarasota, FL 34236
Area Agencies on Aging offer community resources, information and referrals for services to senior citizens and caregivers. Individual counseling, support groups and respite care are available for families in need.
Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida
15201 North Cleveland Avenue, Suite 1100, Fort Myers, FL 33903
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