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See full list of all 3097 licensed assisted living homes in Florida for 2019. Senior Living Help enables senior citizens and their loved ones to locate every licensed assisted living facility in Florida. If you or your loved one are looking for a facility in any part of Florida with kind and loving staff who will help with daily living activities such as bathing, dressing, eating, moving around or any other activities, please browse all facility listings below by your city or county, or alternatively use the search box above to find an assisted living home in Florida that is nearby.

Room Types in Florida Assisted Living

Florida assisted living accommodations allow for minimum 80 square feet of floor space for the living areas not including alcoves and closets. This allows for ease and safety of movement. If it’s a double occupancy assisted living apartment, then it increases to 60 square feet per each resident. There must be 35 square feet in addition to living floor space for dining and common areas. Please note that multiple assisted living occupancy can be at a maximum of two people.

Florida Assisted Living Costs and Payment Assistance Programs

The state of Florida currently has a base-rate of $100 per day, $3,045 per month and $36,540 per year for assisted living. The least expensive Florida cities are Ft. Lauderdale, Orlando, Miami, Tampa and Jacksonville.

The OSS program which is the Optional State Supplementation Program is a subsidized program given by the Florida Department of Children and Families. The program is specifically for seniors with low-income that can’t live independently and must be placed in a senior residential care facility. The recipient must be placed in an adult foster care center, mental health center or assisted living facility to receive the benefit.

Currently, in order to receive the benefit, the person can not be receiving Medicaid assistance for assisted living. The senior must be a Florida resident and over the age of 65. You must be assessed by Health Services or a Case Manager. There are other requirements that must be met prior to acceptance into the program. One of them is a maximum monthly income for singles and for couples. There are also limitations on the assets the single or couple may have at the time of the assisted living application.

There is a supplemental cash benefit that’s awarded to the single or the couple. Single residents can be awarded up to $78.40 and couples $156.00 per month. The amount will fluctuate depending on what type of facility they’re placed in. The above reflects assisted living only. The amount is determined on a case-by-case basis.

Please note that Florida assisted living and adult foster care rates are for assistance with ADLs. The Memory and Alzheimer’s care is separate and typically not included.

If you believe you’ll need more substantial coverage, you should look into other assisted living options that may be available throughout Florida state. There are options for senior residential care, foster care and adult day care that you could be quite creative with. If used in the right timing and stage of the elder then it may be cost-effective.

Moreover, looking into long-term-care insurance could be an option even if you’re over 70. And if you’re a United States veteran, there can be ample programs for you in place to help pay for Florida assisted living, if you qualify.

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