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Page Reviewed / Updated – August 21, 2022
Daytona Beach is a popular retirement destination with more than 20% of its 74,437 inhabitants being aged 65 and older. The city features in U.S. News and World Report’s Best Places to Retire 2021/22 thanks to its pleasant winters, low crime rates and good air quality.
Daytona Beach’s location and climate make it ideal for outdoor activities, such as golf, fishing and coastal or park walks. Seniors can enjoy a thriving performing arts and theater scene, museums and antique markets, or take in NASCAR racing at the Daytona International Speedway. Residents in Daytona Beach also have access to a number of quality medical facilities, including Halifax Health Medical Center and Advent Health Daytona Beach.
Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey 2021 lists the cost of assisted living in Daytona Beach as an average of $3,975 per month, slightly below the Florida median of $4,000 and $525 less than the U.S. average of $4,500. This, combined with a low cost of living, makes Daytona Beach an affordable retirement option for those wanting to reside in the Sunshine State.
Note: Information for Daytona Beach was not available, so data from the nearest city, Deltona, was used.
Read on to see our pick of the best assisted living communities in Daytona Beach.
Heritage Waterside Luxury Senior Living
Situated on the banks of the Halifax River, Heritage Waterside Luxury Senior Living features 1940s Hollywood-themed decor throughout. Residents can enjoy refreshments in the John Wayne Bar, watch a movie in the Cary Grant Theater or play games with friends in the Ginger Rogers Card Room. Caregivers and licensed nurses are available 24/7 to assist seniors as required and a physician is always on call. The community's activity program includes cooking classes, arts and crafts, weekly live music, gardening and social hours. Outdoors, residents can enjoy dining on the patio, relaxing by the firepit or dolphin watching from the dock.
- More than 125 apartments with seven different floor plans
- Pet-friendly community with a puppy playground
Sunscape Daytona Beach
Sunscape Daytona Beach provides seniors with the support they need to live an independent lifestyle. Residents can choose from spacious studio, one- or two-bedroom apartments, each with individual temperature control and large windows to let in plenty of natural light. The community appears on our list for its use of the Salus philosophy, a wellness program that encourages residents to work towards individual physical, intellectual, social and spiritual goals. Amenities include a fitness center, a library, a beauty salon and spa, a cocktail bar and a restaurant-style dining room where residents can enjoy seasonal entrees at any time of day.
- 24-hour assistance with activities of daily living and medication management
- Landscaped grounds with courtyards and walking paths
Located close to the ocean, Magnolia Manor offers seniors a homey community where they can comfortably reside in a spacious apartment or suite. Residents can enjoy their independence while receiving any support they need with daily tasks. In addition to housekeeping and laundry services, seniors have access to on-site health services, including podiatry, option care, dermatology and physical, occupational and speech therapy. An activities and events program ensures residents remain physically, mentally and socially active through fitness classes, games, outings and holiday celebrations.
- Continuum of care as the needs of residents change
- Menus are overseen by a licensed nutritionist and include meal options with no added salt and no concentrated sweets
Holiday Ormond in the Pines
Situated in the coastal town of Ormond Beach, Holiday Ormond in the Pines is a close-knit retirement community where licensed nurses and caregivers provide supervision and discreet assistance around the clock. Residents are encouraged to keep active by taking part in organized classes, group excursions and stimulating activities. Holiday Ormond in the Pines features in our top 10 for its comprehensive response plans that ensure the safety of residents in the event of an emergency, such as severe weather or illness.
- Amenities include a bistro, a beauty salon and a worship space
- Transportation provided for attending personal appointments
Grand Villa of Ormond Beach
Located just six miles south of Daytona Beach, Grand Villa of Ormond Beach is a resort-style community where residents have the independence and freedom they desire while having access to support as needed. Seniors can choose to join daily fitness classes to help improve flexibility and take part in organized activities designed to promote mental, social, spiritual and intellectual well-being. Activities include social events, cultural excursions, lectures, live music performances and Wii Sports tournaments.
- State-of-the-art medication management system
- Private or companion apartments
Brookdale Port Orange
Brookdale Port Orange features landscaped grounds with walking paths, courtyards, a fishing pond and flower gardens where seniors can enjoy the Florida sunshine. Care plans are tailored to each resident so they receive the right amount of assistance required to live an independent lifestyle. A daily activities program encourages residents to develop new skills and interact with the community and includes fitness classes designed to improve balance, flexibility and strength. In addition to outdoor amenities, the community features an arts and crafts studio, a beauty/barber shop, a library and a fireside lounge.
- Wi-Fi access throughout the community
- Emergency alert system
For more than 35 years, CountrySide Lakes has been welcoming active seniors to join its vibrant community. We include it on our list for its monthly activities schedule that includes lakeside parties, shopping trips, billiard competitions, live entertainment, happy hours and a chef’s table dining experience. When not taking part in organized activities, residents have access to a variety of on-site amenities, such as a gym, wellness spaces, a movie theater, a swimming pool, a putting green and a bar and lounge.
- Apartments feature a full kitchen, a walk-in closet and a screened porch or patio
- Meals available 24/7
Gold Choice Senior Communities
Gold Choice Senior Communities in Ormond Beach is designed for independent seniors who require some assistance with the activities of daily living. A Quality Monitoring program ensures the well-being of its residents through daily check-ins, personal invites to activities and the monitoring of personal and communal spaces. Gold Choice is included in our top 10 due to its Patriot Promotions program which assists veterans and surviving spouses in applying for benefits to help cover the cost of assisted living.
- Dining venues include a restaurant-style dining room and a coffee bistro
- Life Enrichment Program focused on enriching the mind, body and soul
Brookdale Ormond Beach
Brookdale Ormond Beach lets seniors enjoy their retirement while its staff takes care of household chores and maintenance. Personalized care plans are implemented by trained caregivers and can include assistance with activities of daily living, such as bathing, dressing and mobility. The community’s Brain Fit and B-Fit programs ensure residents remain physically and mentally active through a range of daily activities, including fitness classes, story-telling groups, crafting classes and socials. Residents can dine with friends and enjoy freshly prepared meals in the elegant restaurant-style dining room.
- On-site clinic and therapy room
- Personal care products delivery service
Seagrass Village of Port Orange
Located less than 15 minutes from Daytona Beach, seniors at Seagrass Village of Port Orange can live in a small, quiet community with easy access to the amenities of a large city. Residents can personalize their studio, one- or two-bedroom apartment, each equipped with a kitchen with full-size appliances. The community’s events schedule includes an array of activities designed to maintain physical conditioning, improve appetite and encourage socialization. Residents are also encouraged to spend time outdoors strolling around the landscaped courtyard, gardening or relaxing on their private balcony.
- Daily social hours hosted in the Summer Wind Lounge
- Weekly housekeeping including linen and laundry service