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The majority of Assisted Living Facilities are offered on a rental basis. Costs of Assisted Living Facilities typically includes a base rent with increases for "level of care". Pricing is highly dependent on geographic location, market supply and demand, the labor market, apartment square footage and the resident's acuity level.

Prices in Florida Assisted Living range from base levels of $800 to over $5,000 per month.

Other facilities offer a "buy in" option often referred to as an endowment fee.  The "communities often offer a variety of senior living options that allow residents to "age in place".

Comparative Cost Analysis

Sometimes like "comparing apples and oranges", comparing housing costs with the cost of Assisted Living can be a daunting task.

Here are some things to consider when looking at costs.  Many Assisted Living Facilities include these items in their monthly charge, but you should always ask to be sure.

Housing:
  • Property Taxes
  • Property Insurance
  • Gas
  • Electric
  • Cable
  • Sewer & Water
  • Trash Removal
  • Appliances-Service/Replacement (Stove & Oven, refrigerator, freezer)
  • Replacement of Furnace/AC, roof, hot water heater
  • Maintaining of Driveway, window, doors, mailbox, etc.
  • Upkeep of Painting, carpeting, linoleum, countertops
  • Swimming Pool

 

Living Expenses:
  • Personal Care Assistance (Home Health Care)
  • Weekly Housekeeping
  • Linen Services
  • Scheduled Transportation
  • Meals/Groceries
  • Emergency Response System
  • Entertainment
  • Wellness and Social Activities
  • Gym Membership/Classes

 


Helpful Hint

Anyone entering into a contract may be well advised to consult a tax attorney prior to protect ones assets and advise on tax liabilities.

 

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Assisted Living communities provide quality health care and security for someone who does not yet require round the clock skilled nursing care. Assisted Living services include personal care assistance with bathing, dressing and grooming, as well as medication management, personal laundry service and other care needs. Assisted Living Florida Facilities Directory neither endorses nor recommends individual facilities. Rather Assisted Living Florida Facilities Directory provides information supplied by the facilities in an effort to promote their products and services. Specific questions regarding a facility should be addressed to the facility in question or appropriate government agency.

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