Meridian at Lake San Marcos Review

Meridian at Lake San Marcos California

The Meridian at Lake San Marcos is a beautiful property owned and operated by Pacifica Senior Living.

As a senior facility it boasts an impressive 4.8-star rating on Google, and is in the top 10% of all senior living facilities in located in California!

Residents say it provides a resort-like experience, and encourages seniors to stay active and social. It includes an activities calendar, scheduled retreats, and lots of common areas. There’s even a large swimming pool!

Pacifica offers a range of care plans – from basic assisted living service, to memory or respite care.

Base prices start at $2,995/month for a basic studio apartment.

Brookdale Dr. Phillips in Orlando

Brookdale Dr. Phillips Orlando

Brookdale Dr. Phillips offers specialized care and is a CCRC – as your needs change, their dedicated staff works with you and your care team to customize the services and keep pricing more affordable.

The facility itself provides resort-style accommodations and amenities – everything from an in-house salon and barbershop, to keypad entry and a fine dining hall.

Fees also cover daily chores such as cooking, housekeeping, laundry, social activities, and upkeep of common areas.

Brookdale Dr. Phillips is also fairly affordable. Below are the base prices you can expect for each type of care service.

Assisted Living: $3,595 per month

Memory Care: $5,295 per month

Vi at Highlands Ranch Review

Vi at Highlands Ranch in Denver

Vi at Highlands Ranch sits on 25 acres and offers all the things you want in a luxury senior living facility. The campus offers spectacular mountain views with access to an array of cultural and recreational attractions in nearby Denver. As the only Type ‘A’ CCRC in Colorado, residents can choose from 29 floor plans.

They have a continuum of care service as well – this means very limited changes to your costs if your health needs change. Reading online reviews, current and past residents are very happy with the personalized service and individualized care programs Vi Living offers.

Vi at Highlands Ranch requires a sizable entrance fee of $175,000 (or more) – the good news is that it covers changes to the residence and helps keep the monthly fee more affordable. The monthly fee starts at $3,450 per month.

We estimate the base cost to be $7,800 per month.

Brookdale Conway Senior Living

Brookdale Conway Senior Living Facility

Brookdale Conway is one of their more affordable senior living facilities, especially for people needing memory care support.

This location does not have all the bells-and-whistles you’d find at a five star facility, but offers enough to give it a 4.5-star rating on Google. Residents receive 24/7 support as needed, an on-site beauty salon and barbershop, beautiful courtyards, a game room, keypad entry, library, and regular social events.

Compared to the other Brookdale Orlando location, Brookdale Conway is approx. 10% less for assisted living and 30% less for memory care support.

Assisted Living: $3,250/mo.

Memory Care: $3,750/mo.

Abbey Delray South Assisted Living

Abbey Delray South Assisted Living

Abbey Delray South believes the best approach to person-centered senior care is in building relationships and building a community-friendly environment.

They offer both long-term skilled nursing and short-term rehab services on-site. Abbey Delray South also provides the built-in senior health care assistance to support you or your loved ones no matter what the future holds.

Located only 2.5 miles from the beach, residents love it for its resort-style amenities. Among their many features Abbey Delray offers 24-hour emergency response, medication monitoring, in-ground pools, and an on-site beauty parlor.

Good reviews on medicare.gov, and affordable monthly pricing.

Independent Living: $6,250/month
Assisted Living: $7,900/month

Vi Living at Hilton Head

Vi at Hilton Head TidePointe

Vi at Hilton Head, TidePointe, is a senior community right on the beach on Hilton Head Island.

They offer a continuum of care service – from personalized assisted living, to skilled nursing or memory care support.

Assisted Living care includes assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs) such as bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, as well as medication monitoring and administration. Wellness programs include physical fitness, daily social events, and regular health check-ups.

The Skilled nursing care at Vi offers residents comes with a private care suite and personalized treatment from licensed nurses. They offer both short-term rehab care and long-term skilled nursing care.

Residential prices starting at $895,000.

Vi at The Glen Review

Vi at The Glen in Chicago

Located in the northern community of Glenview, residents of Vi at The Glen are privy to a host of resort-like amenities and care services.

In terms of senior care they provide a variety of care options – from independent living, to skilled nursing and memory care. There is always a licensed nurse on staff 24/7, and you can personalize their service to fit your needs (i.e. basic check-ins, physical therapy, ADL assistance).

Amenities are on-par with a 5-star resort. Some of the favorites are the 5,000 sq. ft. putting green, movie theater, on-site salon, executive chef fine dining, and 24-hour concierge service.

Pricing can be a bit expensive though. As a luxury senior living facility there it includes an entry fee + monthly rent/fees.

Starting Entrance Fee: $365,200

Starting Monthly Fee: $4,680/mo.

Excellence Senior Living Reviews

Excellence Senior Living in Florida

Excellence Assisted Living is a premier retirement community in Orlando, Florida.

Although “Senior Living” is not a medical model, Excellence provides a variety of medical care services – medication management, regular check-ups, maintaining medical records, physician care, dental procedures, onsite physical rehab, and other specialized care services. Residents can also choose independent care with regular check-ins and around-the-clock staff in case of emergency.

Licensed staff is available 24/7 to assist residents who experience memory loss or dementia.

Residents have 1-2 BR room options when it comes to apartment layouts.

Our team estimates that the average assisted living cost is $2,750 per month.

Harborchase of Naples Assisted Living

Located only minutes from ocean-side beaches, luxury shops, and medical centers in North Naples, Harborchase Assisted Living facility is the perfect community for seniors seeking a quiet, yet social and friendly atmosphere.

The facility provides assisted living for those who need extra assistance in their daily lives as well as skilled nursing and memory care.

It may not offer all the amenities you’d get a true 5-star senior community (i.e. professional chef or PGA-course membership), but Harborchase has very good reviews from residents and starts at $3,600/mo.

Arlington of Naples Senior Living

The Arlington of Naples is a top rated senior community that offers a variety of living options – everything from independent living, to memory care and physical rehab.

Nestled on a gorgeous 39-acre estate, The Arlington is a luxury senior retirement community. It’s one of the highest rated facilities in Florida with easy access to golf courses, tennis courts, shopping center, and more! And for getting around the enormous campus, each residence includes a two-car garage and a golf cart garage.

Assisted Living: $3,700/mo. (estimated)

Calusa Harbor Senior Living

Calusa Harbor Assisted Living

Calusa Harbour is an affordable facility, and offers lots of the luxury amenities you’d see in senior communities for half the price – scenic views, garden walkways, inground swimming pool, art studio, salons, game rooms, and much more!

Calusa Harbor accommodates seniors wanting independent living (with regular check-ins), assisted living, skilled nursing (aka nursing home), and specialized care such as rehab and respite care.

Very good reviews on medicare.gov, and affordable monthly pricing.

Senior Living Prices

Independent: $1,450/mo (starting)
Assisted Living: $1,950/mo (starting)

All Seasons Naples Senior Living

All Seasons Naples Florida

All Seasons Naples is one of the most popular options for senior living in North Naples, FL.

As a senior community it caters to a variety of needs – independent living, assisted living, memory care, and respite care. Whether you’re enjoying the beautiful panoramic garden views, or taking part in one of their many social event, All Seasons Naples does not disappoint.

Residents enjoy chef-prepared meals, daily fitness classes and 24-hour service from a licensed nurse.

All Seasons prides themselves on offering some of the best amenities and services in Naples – extensive library, intimate bistro bar, enormous outdoor pool, and full-service hair salon.

Beach House of Naples Senior Living

A popular senior living facility, the Beach House of Naples is everything you want in a retirement community – a care-free environment and tons of luxury amenities.

The Beach House has the perfect location. Facility is walking distance from popular restaurants, 5th Ave. shopping, and Naples hospitals.

The 9-acre campus offers 113 residences and caters to Assisted Living, Memory Care, and Respite Care. As an upscale senior community it offers the comfort, beauty, and well-being of a private residence with friendly staff to support the ADLs (activities of daily living).

Residents are encouraged to stay as independent as possible while living in a comfortable, safe environment with 24-hour staff.

Symphony at Stuart Review

Symphony at Stuart near Port St. Lucie is a state-of-the-art assisted living and memory care facility in South Florida.

It’s been cited as one of “The Best Small Towns in America to Visit,” and creates the perfect environment for seniors to relax, but also stay social and active. The area has a lot to offer for retirees – fine dining, lots of restaurants, shopping areas, and lots of golf courses.

The facility is owned and operated by Elegance Living. Residents can also opt into the “full continuum” plan which allows ‘age in place’ care services and consistent prices.

Symphony at Stuart Costs:
Assisted Living: $4,195
Memory Care: $6,075

Brentwood Senior Living St. Petersburg

The staff at Brentwood St. Petersburg is carefully selected and made up of dedicated professionals with experience providing a variety of senior care services – they specialize in assisted living, memory care, respite care, diabetic and geriatric health.

Brentwood at St. Petersburg lets residents choose their own senior apartment; each includes a walk-in shower, thermostat, safety rails, kitchenette, and emergency call system.

St. Petersburg Senior Living Costs:
Assisted Living: $1,900 – $2,000
Memory Care: $4,300 – $5,400

Vi at Palo Alto

Vi at Palo Alto San Francisco CA

Vi at Palo Alto is a luxury senior community located in the heart of San Francisco.

They offer a continuum of care service – from customized assisted living, to skilled nursing or memory care support.

Assisted Living care includes assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs) such as bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, as well as medication monitoring and administration. Wellness programs include daily physical activities, social events calendar, and regular health screenings.

Vi at Lakeside Village

Vi at Lakeside Village is a popular luxury assisted living facility in West Palm Beach,Florida.

As a senior community they offer a variety of services – everything ranging from assisted living, to memory care and skilled nursing. It’s also as a continuing care retirement community (CCRC), residents can “age in place” knowing they have affordable access to upgraded care if there’s a change in health.

Vi at Lakeside Village Costs

Entrance Fee: $194,400 – $535,000
Monthly Fee: $3,650 – $5,500

Moorings Park Senior Living

Mooring Park Assisted Living Facility

Moorings Park is a high-end option for senior care.

Located in Naples and sitting on 83-acres, Moorings Park is a Medicare-Certified senior care center. There’s more than 400 residences on campus, and caters to Independent Living (senior apartments), Assisted Living, Memory Care, and Skilled Nursing.

A licensed nurse is available 24/7 to help in emergency or to assist with the activities of daily life (ADLs).

Moorings Park senior apartments & condos from $1.5M with 70% refundable entrance fee.

Vi at Silverstone Review

With its resort-style atmosphere Vi at Silverstone feels more like a five-star hotel than a senior living facility.

As a resident you have access to all the finer things a luxury retirement community can offer – fine dining with an executive chef, multiple swimming pools, 18-hole putting green, sun-lit rooms with high ceilings, 24-hour concierge and valet service, and a super friendly staff that knows you by name.

Vi at Silverstone provides a ton of high-end amenities as well: from a 18-hole putting course, to a cinema-quality movie theater and on-site beauty salon.

Residents also love that it’s a pet friendly senior living community as well. There’s even an on-campus dog park!

Vi at Grayhawk Senior Living

Vi at Grayhawk provides exceptional, all-inclusive senior living.

Services include Independent and Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing, and Memory Care.

Packed with an abundance of amenities — aquatic center, exquisite dining rooms, putting greens, salons, barbershop to ensure their residents are never bored.

Best known for their luxury assisted living facility, Vi at Grayhawk in Scottsdale has a perfect 5-star rating on medicare.gov.

The Waterford Juno Beach

The Waterford in Juno Beach Florida

The Waterford in Juno Beach is a luxury senior living. It even made our list of best nursing homes in Florida!

Located in Juno Beach, Florida, it’s one of the best retirement communities active seniors – it includes a modern gym, daily fitness classes, membership at PGA National Resort & Spa, multiple tennis courts, and even a woodworking shop.

Residents particularly like how they personalized the service is. There’s a variety of senior care options and new residents can customize the rooms to their liking before they move in!

The Waterford is fairly expensive compared to similar retirement communities – it requires an entrance fee, plus monthly fees for independent living or skilled nursing care.

Oasis Health & Rehab Center

Oasis Health & Rehab Center is an award-winning senior facility.

Best known for their physical therapy, it’s a popular option for seniors who have suffered a stroke, are recovering from surgery, or need special attention for Parkinson’s or diabetes.

Along with traditional rehab Oasis Health offers a variety of services for seniors with disabilities – staff can assist with dressing, bathing, eating, mobility, or use of the bathroom.

Other special programs include Alzheimer’s, Lewy-Body disease, heart conditions, and respiratory care.