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Fort Lauderdale Assisted Living

There are 43 Assisted Living Facilities in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

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    Garden Of Health (The)

    Garden Of Health (The) is a 7-bed, Assisted Living facility for the elderly located on 1910 Ne 56 St in a welcoming and friendly neighborhood of Fort Lauderdale,FL. Garden Of Health (The) provides personalized care and support services to seniors in a home-like environment. Garden Of Health (The) ...

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    Golden Sands Retirement Home

    Golden Sands Retirement Home’s mission is to provide excellent care in a safe, respectful and compassionate manner. The goal of Golden Sands Retirement Home is to enrich and improve the quality of life for their elderly residents.   Golden Sands Retirement Home is a Assisted Living commun...

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    Gracious Living

    As a small care community for the elderly, the goal of Gracious Living is to provide quality Assisted Living to their senior residents. Gracious Living aims to provide a safe, loving and enriching environment for their residents. Whether it’s help with bathing, eating, dressing up, getting up an...

Assisted Living Facilities in Fort Lauderdale, FL



43 Assisted Living facilities are located in the city of Fort Lauderdale, Florida or nearby and can accommodate the needs of your Loved One. In Fort Lauderdale, depending on its residents’ care needs, these Senior Living facilities provide daily nutritional meals, bathing, grooming, dressing, medication management and more.

Also, these 43 facilities in Fort Lauderdale can provide Seniors with family dining rooms, activity rooms, wellness programs, beauty salons, furnished rooms, outings, religious activities and more.


When Do Seniors in Fort Lauderdale Need Assistance?

Seniors in Fort Lauderdale will typically need this type of long term care when it is unsafe to live by themselves at home or they need assistance with their ADLs (Activities of Daily Living). Residents in these types of Florida senior living facilities in can either be independent, need assisted living, and can be diagnosed with Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease.


Types of Facilities in Fort Lauderdale

The size of an Assisted Living facility in Fort Lauderdale can vary from a small, residential board and care home to a large “resort-style” community.


A. Small Care Home Facilities

Description and Size

Board and Care Homes located in Fort Lauderdale are regular residential homes in the neighborhood that have been converted to care for 6 to 10 senior residents. These care homes are licensed by Florida’s State Licensing Division and permitted by the City of Fort Lauderdale.

Types of Residents

Residents in these Fort Lauderdale care homes prefer a “home-like” intimate setting that they are used to at home. While there are many small residential care homes that provide activities, pet and music therapy, fitness programs and more, these residents prefer to be with a smaller group of seniors.

Caregiver to Resident Ratio

With the smaller facility size and lower number of residents, the Caregiver-to-Resident Ratio in a Fort Lauderdale Board and Care is 1 Caregiver for every 2 to 3 residents.


B. Large Communities

Description and Size

Large Assisted Living Communities in Fort Lauderdale will look like a large resort or hotel with 50 to 200 residents. These care facilities will usually be located in commercial areas and are also regulated by Florida’s State Licensing Department. These large senior living facilities can also have a secure Memory Wing that can keep residents suffering from Alzheimer’s safe from wandering.

Some nationally recognized  Communities that may be in Fort Lauderdale or nearby are familiar names like Sunrise Senior Living, Brookdale Senior Living, Emeritus Senior Living, Atria Senior Living, Belmont Village, Senior Lifestyle, Holiday Retirement, and Five Star Senior Living to name a few.

Types of Residents

Seniors living in a Fort Lauderdale these Communities will typically prefer a large community due to the daily schedule of activities, higher levels of socialization with other residents, chef prepared meals, music and pet therapy, music and art classes, fitness classes and regular outings.

Caregiver to Resident Ratio

Due to the large size of the facility and higher number of residents, the typical Caregiver-to-Resident Ratio in Fort Lauderdale can range from 1 Caregiver for every 6 to 12 Residents.


Costs in Fort Lauderdale

The average cost of Assisted Living in Fort Lauderdale is $ 3000 per month (source: Genworth Financial). Whether your loved one prefers a small residential care home or a large community, the lowest cost care and rent starts at is $ 913 and can go as high as $ 6510 depending on the level of care needs. To find out what factors play a part of the monthly cost, Click Here.


Paying for Care in Fort Lauderdale

Paying for Assisted Living in Fort Lauderdale can be done through a variety of ways. Most residents and families pay for care out of pocket or also called “Private Pay.” Other methods of paying for this type of Senior Living is through Long Term Care Insurance, Veteran’s Aid and family members. Unfortunately, Medicare or Medicaid does not cover the costs of care and rent in Fort Lauderdale. For more details and options on how you can pay for care, Click Here.


Florida Licensing

The 43  Facilities in Fort Lauderdale are licensed, inspected and regulated by Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration, Bureau of Long Term Care Services. Their responsibilities are to have the administrators currently licensed, inspect the senior housing facility before it opens, ensure the facility is operating up to standards and the residents are receiving good care.


We encourage you to browse through our Facility Listings in Fort Lauderdale to help you narrow down your options and save time. For more free information regarding Senior Living options and pricing in Fort Lauderdale, please contact 877.523.6523 and a Care Advisor will be more than happy to help you.


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