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Page Reviewed / Updated – October 7, 2022

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Tallahassee can be an affordable option for seniors looking to retire in the Sunshine State. Although health care and utilities are more expensive than elsewhere in the United States, the overall cost of living in the state capital is lower than the Florida average and 6% less than the U.S. median. Seniors can make savings in many areas, including groceries, housing and transportation costs. Assisted living in Tallahassee costs an average of $4,650 per month, higher than both the state and national averages. However, the low cost of living combined with Florida’s lack of income tax makes Tallahassee an attractive retirement option for budget-conscious seniors.

In addition to providing a list of the best assisted living facilities in Tallahassee, FL, this guide provides an overview of the cost of assisted living in Tallahassee, as well as average costs for other types of care. Additionally, find a list of free and low-cost services that provide seniors with a variety of assistance in their communities.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Tallahassee, FL

Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey 2021 lists the average cost of assisted living in Tallahassee as $4,650 per month, slightly above the U.S. average of $4,500 and $650 higher than the state median of $4,000. To the east, Jacksonville seniors pay $50 less than those in Tallahassee, while retirees to the west in Panama City spend an average of $5,081. Tampa has some of the most affordable assisted living communities in Florida, averaging $3,350 per month.

  • Tallahassee: $4,650
  • Florida: $4,000
  • United States: $4,500
  • Jacksonville: $4,660
  • Panama City: $5,081
  • Miami: $4,385

The Cost of Other Types of Care in Tallahassee, FL

Senior care costs vary depending on the level of services provided. At $4,650, assisted living is one of the cheapest forms of care in Tallahassee, only surpassed by adult day care at $1,300 per month. Retirees choosing to remain in their own homes can find assistance from in-home and home health care providers that charge an average of $4,814. The most expensive care type is skilled nursing with nursing homes, with a cost of $9,095 per month for a semi-private room and $9,885 for a private room.

  • Assisted Living Facility: $4,650
  • Adult Day Health Care: $1,300
  • In-Home Care: $4,814
  • Home Health Care: $4,814
  • Nursing Home Facility (semi-private room): $9,095
  • Nursing Home Facility (private room): $9,885

Pacifica Senior Living Woodmont

Situated right off the intersection of I-10 and Route 27 down the road from Walmart, Pacifica Senior Living Woodmont offers a continuum of care to assisted living and memory care residents so they can age gracefully in one place. The classically decorated facility offers daily help with the activities of daily living and access to the unique Pacifica Transitions program which bridges the gap between assisted living and memory care. On a normal day, residents can be found playing games in the rec room, catching the summer breeze out on the porch or enjoying a restaurant-style meal with friends. We included Pacifica Woodmont on our top 10 list for its unique approach to providing a continuum of care.

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  • Sunday brunch for friends and family 
  • Emergency call pendants for each resident

St. Augustine Plantation

Located just down the road from the Hilaman Golf Course, St. Augustine Plantation sits back from the road in a wooded area and offers residents luxury accommodations in a renovated stately mansion. The facility offers assisted living and memory care services with a focus on improving quality of life for all residents by providing personal care and companion services such as housekeeping, bill organization, cleaning and mobility aid. Licensed nursing is available and caretakers are available 24/7. Residents enjoy spending time by the snack bar, basking in the sun on the wrap-around porch and shooting a game of pool with friends. We included St. Augustine Plantation on our list for its exhaustive list of companion services.

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Elmcroft of Tallahassee

Conveniently situated just a few blocks away from the Capital Regional Medical Center Hospital, Elmcroft of Tallahassee is a cozy assisted living community that offers residents access to care staff around the clock. Residents are encouraged to remain independent but receive help with the activities of daily living as needed, health care coordination and are offered scheduled transportation to shops and medical providers. Seniors indulge in three daily meals served in a restaurant-style dining hall and prepared from locally sourced ingredients. The modern facility offers high ceilings to create comfortable open spaces along with cozy embellishments such as a grand piano and a fireplace.

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Tapestry Senior Living Walden

Tapestry Senior Living Walden is an upscale assisted living and memory care facility where personalized care is emphasized. Each resident has their own care plan and receives help with the activities of daily living as necessary. Dozens of activities are offered every day so residents can choose their level of engagement and dining is offered anytime so that individuals choose how and when they eat. Residents can often be found exploring the gated courtyard, grabbing some fresh fruit and coffee at the Town Hall and Bar or walking their pets over at the on-site dog park. We included Tapestry Senior Living Walden on our list for its rich list of amenities and flexible anytime dining program.

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Tapestry Senior Living Lakeshore

Situated near the intersection of Interstate 10 and Route 27 close to a handful of restaurants, Tapestry Senior Living Lakeshore offers assisted living and memory care to residents of the large community. Housed inside a renovated hotel, Tapestry prides itself on offering each resident their own care plan based on their own unique interests and needs. Assisted living residents receive assistance with the activities of daily living, access to personal caretakers 24/7 and flexible dining options in the anytime dining hall. Throughout the day residents can be found pampering themselves in the salon, chatting over a glass of wine during happy hour or chatting with family in the landscaped courtyard.

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Brookdale Hermitage Boulevard

Nicely nestled into a plot of green land between Route 61 and Route 261, Brookdale Hermitage Boulevard is an assisted living community housed in a warm and inviting apartment complex. Assisted living residents enjoy staggered care, meaning they only pay for the services they need. Cooking, cleaning and daily chores are always taken care of for residents and medication management, assistance with the activities of daily living and mobility aid are available as needed. In their free time, seniors are encouraged to stay active and can often be spotted strolling in the courtyard, chatting with family by the fireside or getting a haircut in the salon.

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Canterfield of Tallahassee

Canterfield of Tallahassee is within walking distance of several shopping plazas and dozens of restaurants as well as Lake Ella Park. The elegant assisted living facility offers seniors a luxury lifestyle that can evolve with them as their needs change. Residents have access to caretakers 24/7 from the comfort of their own modern apartments and individualized care plans that include health care coordination. They also receive three gourmet meals a day along with housekeeping and transportation. Throughout the day they are welcome to enjoy any of the campus entities which include a full gym, cinema and beauty salon.

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The Grove at Canopy

Nestled into a wooded area, The Grove at Canopy shares its backyard with the Miccosukee Greenway allowing for scenic sites and great hiking paths for active seniors. The luxury assisted living, independent living and memory care senior community offers an array of services that encourage independence among residents but fill in gaps as needed. Seniors are invited to stay active and engaged and can often be found partaking in a fitness class, having their nails done in the salon or receiving a massage at the spa.

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Westminister Oaks

Tucked into a residential neighborhood just a few blocks away from the Miccosukee Greenway, Westminster Oaks is a senior living community that sprawls across 90 acres of wooded land. The luxury community is housed in a stately building and features walking trails and a large gated courtyard that invites seniors to explore their community and nature. Residents of the upscale retirement community can take advantage of the Lifelong Learning program provided by a partnership with Florida State University. In addition to a host of luxury amenities and impressive apartments, assisted living residents also receive access to caretakers 24/7 to assist them in daily activities as needed. We included Westminster Oaks on our list for its learning program and breathtaking campus. 

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Villas at Killearn Lakes

Located inside of the Golden Eagle parkland right below the Golden Eagle Country Club, the Villas at Killearn Lakes is an upscale assisted living community that prides itself on delivering truly individualized care in a homelike environment. The community stands out for featuring a number of villas that each house 12 residents. The staff ratio is set at 1:6 so that residents receive constant attention throughout the day creating a family-like atmosphere that results in high quality of life. Each villa has an open floor plan to encourage socialization and three home-cooked meals are provided each day. We included the Villas at Killearn Lakes for their great staffing ratios and unique approach to assisted living. 

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  • Home-cooked meals provided at flexible times
  • Spa room featuring aromatherapy and a whirlpool