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Page Reviewed / Updated – August 26, 2022

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Punta Gorda is a popular retirement destination for seniors, with 50.4% of its almost 20,000 residents being 65 or over. The city is known for its historic downtown area, low crime rates, beautiful beaches and relatively low cost of living compared to other parts of Florida.

Seniors who find Florida’s warm climate appealing but prefer a small-town atmosphere and pace may feel at home in Punta Gorda. While the entertainment options in the city are limited, it offers a good quality of life through beautiful scenery and good air quality. In addition, seniors can take advantage of the city’s Bayfront Health Punta Gorda Hospital, which rates highly for its pulmonology services.

Punta Gorda assisted living facilities charge an average of $3,350 per month. This cost is much lower than the national average of $4,500 and compares favorably to Florida’s median of $4,000.

We compiled a list of the city’s 10 top assisted living facilities. Look and see if what they offer piques your interest.

Brookdale Punta Gorda Isles

Brookdale Punta Gorda Isles is just off the Florida Gulf Coast and situated in a charming neighborhood offering easy access to shops, fine dining, banks and medical facilities. Seniors can take advantage of the community's maintenance-free, resort-style living. Staff is on-site 24 hours a day to give seniors the assistance and support they need, while well-equipped private apartments and ample social opportunities help them retain their independence and stay engaged with the community.

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  • Pet-friendly community
  • Busy social calendar including some resident-led activities

The Courtyard Assisted Living

The Courtyard is a premium assisted living facility on Punta Gorda's outskirts in the upscale neighborhood of Deep Creek. This medium-sized facility offers a tranquil environment where seniors can enjoy their retirement. A care team is on-site 24 hours a day and can provide medication supervision and personal care assistance. The facility also offers housekeeping, laundry and transportation services. Its team serves residents three nutritious meals, plus snacks, each day from a nutritionist-designed menu.

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  • In-house rehab services are available
  • Financial assistance for those on a lower income

Alder Terrace Adult Care Center

Alder Terrace is a senior living community in an idyllic residential setting in Punta Gorda. Seniors can take advantage of quiet surroundings on spacious, well-tended grounds. Residents can choose private or shared double-occupancy rooms with cable TV and Wi-Fi. The care team includes licensed nurses and the community has its own wellness center for physical therapy purposes and recreational exercise.

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  • Near-peer socialization program promotes cognitive and emotional well-being
  • Equipped with a backup generator to provide up to five days of power in extreme weather events

Sandhill Gardens Retirement Center

Sandhill Gardens is just off Kings Highway, within easy reach of Stone Crabs Stadium as well as the area's shopping centers and many beautiful beaches. The community has a selection of apartments with a variety of floor plans, as well as affordable semiprivate rooms. Some rooms are suitable for seniors with memory loss. The care team is available 24 hours a day to assist residents and can offer support with medication. On-site facilities include a gym, beauty/barbershop and library.

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  • Emergency call systems in resident rooms and bathrooms
  • Bistro and lounges on-site

Brookdale Port Charlotte

Brookdale Port Charlotte is a senior living community near Charlotte Harbor and a short drive from stunning beaches. The community balances the charm of a quiet coastal location and easy access to the town's amenities. Seniors benefit from resort-style living in a vibrant community with a varied and busy social calendar and receive personalized support with the activities of daily living, including housekeeping, linen and meal service. They also can enjoy a health and wellness program, including physical fitness and brain-training activities.

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South Port Square

Located near Charlotte Harbor and the border of Port Charlotte and Punta Gorda, South Port Square is a luxurious senior living community offering various care options, including independent and assisted living apartments. South Port Square's elegant grounds and spacious apartments help seniors relax and enjoy their retirement years, free from the burden of household maintenance, cooking, laundry and other day-to-day tasks. Personal care support is available and the community secures and monitors the grounds 24 hours a day.

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  • Aging in place is possible with memory care and skilled nursing accommodations on-site
  • Scheduled transportation services offered

Parkside Assisted Living & Memory Cottage

Parkside Assisted Living & Memory Cottage is a senior living community next to Shore Point Health Port Charlotte and HCA Florida Fawcett Hospital in a bustling yet scenic part of Port Charlotte. The community offers a selection of spacious private assisted living suites and memory care accommodations for seniors. Each suite features an accessible bathroom or shower, plus individual heating and air conditioning. Caregivers are on-site 24 hours a day, including a licensed nurse.

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  • Private dining room for special occasions
  • Family room with toys and games for visiting children

Truewood by Merrill, Port Charlotte

This resort-like assisted living community is just off Highway 41 in Port Charlotte. Truewood by Merrill offers independent or assisted living accommodations in a vibrant, urban setting. Seniors are close to health care, shopping and other amenities, living in spacious apartments that are easy for visitors to get to. The community offers 24-hour care and support, transportation, meal service and housekeeping. The busy activities calendar includes something for all tastes, from cookery classes to socials and crafts.

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  • Small pets are welcome at the property
  • Air conditioning throughout the community

Lexington Manor Assisted Living

Lexington Manor is an assisted living community in a lovely residential area close to churches, restaurants and other leisure facilities. This pet-friendly community offers independent and assisted living accommodations. Seniors receive personalized service based on their current needs, ranging from housekeeping, grounds maintenance and meal service to more hands-on personal care assistance. The community encourages residents to participate in the community through events such as happy hours, games nights, exercise classes and movie nights.

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  • Library and games rooms on-site
  • Restaurant-style dining with a menu designed by a celebrity chef

Truewood by Merrill, Charlotte Center

Formerly known as Village Place, Truewood by Merrill's Charlotte Center is a senior living community that provides independent living, assisted living and memory care services in Port Charlotte. The community's proximity to Charlotte Harbor allows seniors easy access to Punta Gorda's and Port Charlotte's amenities. Caregivers are available day and night to support residents with personal care tasks, housekeeping and maintenance. All apartments include air conditioning. Flexible dining arrangements mean seniors can take their meals in a restaurant-style dining area or request meal service and snacks at their leisure.

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  • Comprehensive wellness program for physical and mental health
  • Resident call system gives extra peace of mind