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Page Reviewed / Updated – March 9, 2023
Located in Broward County in Southern Florida, Tamarac is a suburb of Fort Lauderdale that began as a community for active retirees. Despite a shift in the city’s age bracket, about 26% of its population of more than 71,500 residents are aged 65 or older.
The overall cost of living in Tamarac is slightly higher than the national average, but health care costs are slightly less. Seniors also benefit from lower property and violent crime rates and access to a higher-than-average number of physicians per capita. HCA Florida Woodmont Hospital in Tamarac further serves residents’ medical needs.
Aging adults who benefit from daily assistance with their personal needs and enjoy living with other older adults may choose an assisted living community. Genworth’s 2021 Cost of Care Survey doesn’t list individual long-term care costs for Tamarac, but does include it with nearby Miami. Thus, seniors can expect to pay an average of $4,385 per month for assisted living, higher than the state average of $4,000 by $385 but lower than the national average of $4,500 by $115.
Note: Information for Tamarac was not available, so data from the nearest city, Miami, was used.
Check out our list of the top 10 assisted living facilities in Tamarac to see if one meets your long-term care needs
Cherry Oak Active Senior Living Residence
We chose Cherry Oak Active Senior Living Residence because it’s a small, family-owned community that allows staff to be more personally involved with their residents. The supportive assisted living facility often gets kudos from visitors for its cleanliness and efficient organization. Residents choose from spacious studios or two-room companion suites. They may participate in various activities throughout the day, such as group classes, discussions, bingo, going on walks and outings to the movies and other activities.
- All-inclusive rent
- Small pets allowed
Residents of Wickshire Tamarac enjoy home-cooked, chef-prepared meals with their peers. They may choose from a variety of floor plans custom-built to fit their unique lifestyle needs, including studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom options. The staff offers a dynamic, stress-free community setting where seniors can pursue their personal passions and favorite hobbies while enjoying all the comforts of home. Popular activities include playing games, listening to music, arts and crafts and various outings. Overall, Wickshire strives to provide a personalized experience that addresses each resident’s physical and emotional concerns, including personalized activities and community events and 24/7 access to a nurse.
- On-site wellness center
- Restaurant-style dining
Pacifica Senior Living Forest Trace
Situated on 73 wooded acres within a lovely residential area about nine miles southeast of Tamarac in Lauderhill, Pacifica Senior Living Forest Trace strives to ensure its residents feel at home. This pet-friendly, gated community has robust social programming that includes entertainment in a state-of-the-art theater, educational seminars, daily fitness classes and outdoor activities at its tennis courts and putting green. Residents also have access to an on-site heated pool, library and computer center. Gourmet dining features various breakfast, lunch and dinner options prepared with the freshest ingredients. Staff provides personalized care that supports residents’ privacy while encouraging their continued independence.
- Studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments
- Complimentary happy hour nightly
Pacifica Senior Living Sunrise
We included Pacifica Senior Living Sunrise on our list for its proximity to various attractions within walking distance of the community, including senior centers, restaurants, parks, a movie theater and the Bill Kling VA Clinic. Located three miles directly south of Tamarac in Sunrise, Pacifica Senior Living offers a comprehensive activities program that also provides residents with plenty to do on-site, such as exercise programs, concerts and church services. Residents choose from pet-friendly studio and one-bedroom apartments with abundant outdoor areas for animal companions. Transportation services are available within a 10-mile radius.
- Dietary and wellness services
- Registered nurse on staff daily and on-call overnight
HarborChase of Coral Springs
Located in Coral Springs, five miles north of Tamarac, we chose the pet-friendly HarborChase community because it’s conveniently located near Coral Springs Medical Center, a public park and the Coral Springs Theatre of the Arts, and just minutes from the coast. Residents also enjoy numerous on-site amenities, including a salon, movie theater, general store and game room. Its professionally trained team of experts strives to set the gold standard for its residents daily. Daily activities may include games, music, religious services, lectures, arts and crafts, exercise classes, gardening and outings. Additional services include laundry for linens and clothing, housekeeping and private cleaning services.
- Chef-prepared meals
- On-site physical therapy
Less than six miles northeast of Tamarac in Margate, Waterside Landing sits on a stunning campus with lush landscaping, lovely walking paths and a patio. The community is conveniently located near major highways for easy access by visitors and centrally located near hospitals, entertainment, shopping and dining. Residents are welcome to bring their small dogs and cats outdoors and keep them in their rooms within one- or two-bedroom apartments. Chefs prepare three daily meals and can meet diabetic, kosher, vegetarian and other special dietary needs. Complimentary transportation within a 10-mile radius is available to residents.
- Guests welcome at meals and overnight
- Housekeeping, laundry and linen services available
Sonata Coconut Creek
Located less than eight miles northeast of Tamarac, we included Sonata Coconut Creek on our top 10 list because it’s known for personalized care that ingrains its residents’ personal preferences into daily activities, dining services and other programming. Residents may choose from studio deluxe and one-bedroom floor plans within spacious, ADA-accessible apartments. Each residence includes enhanced safety features, integrated smoke detectors, emergency call systems and individually controlled heating and cooling. Expanded generator capacity ensures the community retains power in emergencies, and 24/7 staffing ensures residents always receive the care they need. Pets are welcome and have access to walking paths and a secure outdoor courtyard.
- Full-time concierge and move-in coordination services
- 24-hour controlled access entry
Grand Villa of Deerfield Beach
Grand Villa, 16 miles northeast of Tamarac in Deerfield Beach, made our list because it received a deficiency-free state survey and routinely offers above-average features and amenities to help residents live life to the fullest. It’s located in a residential neighborhood with stores, a pharmacy, grocery store and several restaurants within walking distance. Residents can enjoy an active community calendar prepared by an on-site activities coordinator and scheduled transportation within a 10-mile radius. Private and companion apartments are individually climate controlled and have private bathrooms with safety features. Grand Villa accepts dogs and cats, with leases for dogs required when walking them on the property.
- Pull cords and call button assistance pendants for each resident
- Chef-prepared meals with restaurant-style dining
Williamsburg Landing - A Marrinson Assisted Living Facility
Williamsburg Landing, 15 miles southeast of Tamarac in Fort Lauderdale, has licensed nurses on-site 24/7 and provides an all-inclusive care model. Residents can enjoy spacious, homelike apartments in various layouts. They have access to a range of fun and therapeutic activities and programs to foster personal development, engagement and socialization. Its comprehensive recreation and activity programs, three chef-prepared meals and snacks and on-site amenities like a beauty shop, library and lounge help ensure continued engagement. Residents may choose from studios, one-and two-bedroom apartments, with companion suites available. The pet-friendly community also has an emergency communication system and laundry for linens and housekeeping available.
- Chauffeured transportation services
- Safety-engineered bathrooms
The Meridian at Boca Raton
The Meridian at Boca Raton is 20 miles northeast of Tamarac and minutes from West Boca Medical Center. The community is also near several restaurants, shops and a post office. Its well-designed private, semiprivate and shared studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments offer spacious homes. It allows small pets and offers grassy areas and a pet station to assist with their upkeep. Residents can enjoy delicious dining and enriching activities, such as live music, in its bistro and bar area. Other popular activities include arts and crafts, daily exercise classes, movies, exercise classes and various outings. Residents have access to 24/7 assistance of all kinds and personalized transportation services.
- Group outings on the shuttle bus
- Family night every quarter