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Page Reviewed / Updated – January 10, 2024

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Located along Florida’s northern Atlantic coast, Jacksonville is a popular beach retirement destination for many reasons, including its affordability. While Florida can be expensive, the overall cost of living in Jacksonville is roughly 6% below the national average. Health care costs are also below average for U.S. cities.

Despite its general affordability, senior care is a bit on the high side. Assisted living averages $4,580 per month, which exceeds both the national average ($4,459) and the state median ($4,067). Fortunately, with no income tax in the state, individuals can dedicate a larger portion of their retirement income to senior living costs. 

This guide delves into assisted living in Jacksonville, offering more information about care costs, local resources and financial aid.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Jacksonville, FL

When determining how to finance Assisted Living, it’s essential to first know the expense involved for your loved one to join a reputable community. With the ongoing increase in costs, having current information is crucial when budgeting for senior care. To help highlight the influence of inflation on senior living expenses, has collected cost data from its extensive network of over 75,000 senior living communities. This data represents the average cost of Assisted Living in Jacksonville and in 128 other cities in Florida.

Inflation & the Cost of Assisted Living in Jacksonville, FL

As a result of inflation, assisted living costs in Jacksonville have been on the rise, climbing to a current rate of $4,580 from $4,180 in 2022. A nearly 10% increase, this fluctuation mirrors the impact observed on a national level, though it’s higher than the approximately 9% change in the Florida state median.

Projected to increase to $4,932 in 2024, rates in Jacksonville emphasize the need to proactively plan for senior care. This trend is also evident in other Florida cities, where costs in Tampa, Orlando, and Tallahassee are anticipated to rise by 8%.


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The Cost of Other Types of Care in Jacksonville, FL

Care costs in Jacksonville vary based on the level of assistance provided, available services and facility amenities. Assisted living includes routine, everyday support and averages $4,580 per month. Memory care is designed for individuals with dementia. With specialized care and programming, it costs slightly more at $5,151. Independent living, which offers the greatest level of autonomy, is more affordable at $3,074. Take care to consider seniors’ personal preferences and budgets when making long-term care decisions.

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Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Jacksonville, FL

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Other Ways To Pay for Assisted Living in Jacksonville, FL

Since not everyone can afford to pay for assisted living out-of-pocket, it’s important to find alternative methods to help make assisted living more affordable. Some of these options include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For additional information and planning, read our comprehensive guide to paying for senior care in Florida.

Free Resources for Seniors in Jacksonville, FL

Seniors in Jacksonville have access to several organizations that help provide information on assisted living. These organizations also can provide assistance with insurance counseling, home and community-based services and case management.




Department of Elder Affairs (850) 414-2999 The Florida Department of Elder Affairs promotes the safety, health and well-being of older adults throughout the state of Florida. The department offers a variety of services, including an elder helpline, housing, community service, transportation, caregiving, elder protection, senior companions and food assistance.
Senior Resource Association (772) 569-0760 The Senior Resource Association is a nonprofit organization that helps seniors live long and productive lives. Programs offered through this organization include meals, transportation, guardianship, information and referrals, health and fitness and adult enrichment.
Senior Resource Alliance

(800) 963-5337

The Senior Resource Alliance is a nonprofit that serves seniors aged 60 years of age and older through planning, coordination, development and evaluation of programs and services. The alliance offers insurance counseling, housing, food, caregiving and utility assistance.
Florida Department of Veterans Affairs

(727) 319-7440

The Florida Department of Veterans Affairs helps men and women who’ve served in the military locate the programs and services that provide the most benefit. The Aid and Attendance Housing Benefit is one program that pays reimbursements for services used in long-term care.
Florida Council on Aging

(850) 222-8877

The Florida Council on Aging provides educational opportunities, information sharing, advocacy, and a list of publications and resources of interest to seniors in the state. One service — the long-term care ombudsman — helps protect the health and safety of seniors in long-term care.

Rules and Regulations for Assisted Living Facilities in Jacksonville, FL

Assisted Living Communities in Jacksonville are required to follow a set of rules and regulations that are determined by the state. For an overview of those rules and regulations, see the information below. For more specific information, talk with your local community or Area Agency on Aging.

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The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Jacksonville, FL

Brookdale Atrium Way

Just minutes from the airport and local beaches, Brookdale Atrium Way offers a home-like community that encourages social connections and staying active. Staff is available 24/7 to help with medication management, housekeeping and personal grooming. A general store is available for purchasing small gifts and necessities, and the small cafe and private dining room is ideal for entertaining guests. There is also a library, an arts and craft studio and a greenhouse for those with existing hobbies or seniors interested in something new. Social activities include games and billiards, bingo and exercise classes. 

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Sunrise of Jacksonville

Sunrise of Jacksonville has over 30 years of experience in providing excellent care for seniors who need assistance with daily living. With over three acres of property, the community has walking paths and benches for enjoying the outdoors and the Florida weather. Monthly wellness visits are provided by a licensed on-staff nurse and daily exercise is offered in the on-site fitness center. The community has its own bus for transportation around the city and for day trips. This community ranks in our top 10 for its consistent individual care and signature Sunrise dining. 

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  • Recipient of the Bronze Commitment to Quality award by the American Healthcare Association and the National Center for Assisted Living.
  • Mansion-style community with second and third-floor balconies

Camellia at Deerwood

Camellia at Deerwood offers studio, one- and two-bedroom units with a full kitchen or kitchenette and each unit has either a patio or balcony. Housekeeping, with linen service, and maintenance are included as is personalized assistance. With a resort-like feel, this upscale facility has an on-site swimming pool, theatre and a small bistro for entertaining friends. Regular activities include card games, board games and billiards. Residents can enjoy frequent outings to nearby points of interest and shopping.

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Wyndham Lakes

Located on the south side of Jacksonville on over 19 acres, Wyndham Lakes is a quiet community with an expansive courtyard for enjoying the outdoors. The community offers over 150 activities per month, including historic trivia, gardening, crafts, reading groups, exercise and computer classes. There is an on-site beauty and barber shop and resident transportation. The facility ranks top on our list of assisted living communities due to its year-round community events and beautifully-landscaped facility. 

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The Windsor at San Pablo

The Windsor at San Pablo offers beautifully decorated one- and two-bedroom apartments with kitchenettes and an emergency call system for those who need immediate help. Residents can take part in art lessons, group games, chair aerobics and walking clubs. There is an on-site theater, a well-stocked library and a large courtyard. This facility ranks in our top 10 list due to the friendly staff and the resort-like atmosphere.

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Sunrise of Jacksonville

Sunrise of Jacksonville is conveniently located near the center of town close to St. Vincent's Southside hospital, multiple eateries and the St. Johns River. The community hosts regular events for the residents, including cooking challenges and outings to nearby attractions. The community has upscale furnishings and a Sunrise Signature dining room that creates the feel of restaurant-style eating.

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  • Social and educational programs for families
  • Trained staff available 24-hours a day

Brookdale Southside

Brookdale Southside is located in a quiet residential community close to the St. Vincent Medical Center and the Southside Square Shopping Center. The grounds include a small lake close by with a walking path that is ideal for seniors who enjoy the outdoors. Other amenities include a library, a gym, a computer room and an on-site swimming pool. This community ranks in the top 10 due to its spacious rooms and constant activities, including exercise classes, board games, trivia and bingo. 

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Atria Park of San Pablo

Located between Jacksonville and St. Augustine along the Intracoastal Waterway, Atria Park of San Pablo is close to shops and beaches, which provide seniors with plenty of things to see and do. The community schedules over 200 activities each month, including birthday parties, exercise classes, movie nights and art classes, and there is an on-site salon and barber shop, a physical therapy room and a library. 

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  • Private dining room available for special occasions
  • Town car and concierge services available

The Windsor at Ortega

Named the best assisted living facility of Jacksonville by The Folio 500 in 2018, The Windsor of Ortega is an upscale community with a variety of residential floorplans, including one and two-bedroom apartments, and in-room kitchenettes. An on-site theater is used for movie nights and the spacious garden and patio is ideal for afternoon walks or socializing with friends. The community also has a coffee shop, a computer room and an on-site beauty and barber shop.

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Augustine Landing

Augustine Landing provides the feel of apartment-style living in a quiet residential neighborhood. A spacious library with couches and chairs provide residents a comfortable place to relax and read, and a game room is available with board games for those who enjoy friendly competition. There's also a theater with a large screen TV for movie nights and each room has a small patio for enjoying the outdoors in private. 

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