The Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Fort Myers, FL

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Almost one in five Fort Myers residents, or 19% of the population, are aged 65 or over, which has brought many newly-constructed retirement and assisted living communities to the area. Seniors are drawn to the massive golf courses, waterside views and upscale shopping malls. The winter climate in Fort Myers is also a positive for many seniors, with an average January low of 52 degrees, and the July high is bearable at 92.

Assisted living in Fort Myers costs $500 per month more than the state average at $4,000 per month compared to $3,500 for Florida overall, as reported in the Genworth 2019 Cost of Care Survey. Adult day care and in-home services are also more expensive by about $150 - $250 per month. However, nursing home care in Fort Myers is around $150 per month less expensive than the state average. The overall cost of living is somewhat favorable to seniors, although healthcare is almost 20% more expensive than the Florida median.

Continue reading to find out which communities made the top 10 for assisted living in Fort Myers and start making your own list.

The Best Assisted Living Facilities in Fort Myers

Brookdale Fort Myers Cypress Lake

Address: 7460 Lake Breeze Drive, Fort Myers, FL 33907
Phone Number: (239) 454-4100
Website: https://www.brookdale.com/en/communities/brookdale-fort-myers-cypress-lake.html

This large senior living community provides memory care and assisted living with views of the beautiful Seven Lakes Golf Course, and is located a block away from Bell Tower Shops. Residents have access to many on-site services and amenities, such as fitness and wellness centers, a beauty and barber shop, an outdoor pool and a billiards room. The resident gardens and greenhouse are also popular places for seniors to gather.

Starting Monthly Cost: Not Listed
Room Types: Studio, One- and Two-Bedroom Apartments 
Number of Beds: 190
Reviews:

  • Average Stars: 3.4 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 101

The Rose Garden of Fort Myers

Address: 2117 Earl Road, Fort Myers, FL 33901
Phone Number: (239) 215-1337
Website: http://www.rosegardenassistedliving.com/

The Rose Garden of Fort Myers is located across the road from Fort Myers Country Club and a block from Edison Mall. Dedicated professionals handle all aspects of senior living, including 24/7 nursing and care staff as well as in-house physical and speech therapists. Residents enjoy dance, music and films in the ballroom and a movie theater. The Grande Dining Hall is the place to be for chef-prepared meals tailored to individual needs.

Starting Monthly Cost: $3,050
Room Types: Studio and One-Bedroom Apartments 
Number of Beds: 130
Reviews:

  • Average Stars: 3.2 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 85

Brookdale Fort Myers Lakes Park

Address: 14521 Lakewood Boulevard, Fort Myers, FL 33919-2829
Phone Number: (239) 481-6666
Website: https://www.brookdale.com/en/communities/brookdale-fort-myers-lakes-park.html

Brookdale Fort Myers Lakes Park is a mid-sized assisted living community located across the road from the sprawling park and wetlands that lend the facility its name. It has a secure courtyard with relaxation and gardening areas, including a greenhouse. While indoors, residents enjoy the game room, the piano and fireside chats in the living room.

Starting Monthly Cost: Not Listed
Room Types: Studio Apartments 
Number of Beds: 60
Reviews:

  • Average Stars: 3.9 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 46

Pacifica Senior Living Fort Myers

Address: 9461 Health Park Circle, Fort Myers, FL 33908
Phone Number: (239) 790-6946
Website: https://www.pacificaseniorliving.com/fl/fort-myers/pacifica-senior-living-fort-myers/index.aspx

This mid-sized community in the Sail Harbour area of Fort Myers provides assisted living and memory care services. Staff are available at any time to help with daily living activities and medical needs, including nurses and physical therapists, as well as visiting specialists. Residents can spend time at the putting green and other outdoor activity areas, including BBQ and picnic spots.

Starting Monthly Cost: Not Listed
Room Types: Studio Apartments, Companion Suites, Cattages 
Number of Beds: 70
Reviews:

  • Average Stars: 4.4 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 116

The Crossings At Hancock Creek

Address: 3501 Hancock Bridge Parkway, Fort Myers, FL 33903
Phone Number: (239) 217-5900
Website: https://www.saberhealth.com/locations/the-crossings-at-hancock-creek

The Crossings at Hancock Creek is a large, modern retirement community that provides assisted living and memory care on the north shore of Fort Myers. Personal care staff are available 24/7, and on-site nursing, physical and speech therapy are also available. Residents enjoy on-site activities, such as movies or arts and crafts, as well as off-site activities through scheduled group outings.

Starting Monthly Cost: $3,500
Room Types: Not Listed
Number of Beds: 119
Reviews:

  • Average Stars: 4.2 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 21

Cypress Point

Address: 6870 Alister Way, Fort Myers, FL 33912
Phone Number: (239) 210-5483
Website: https://www.omegacommunities.com/senior-living/fl/fort-myers/cypress-point/

Cypress Point is a modern assisted living community with an additional memory care unit. This facility is located near Hammond Stadium, home of the Fort Myers Miracle baseball team, which is one of the popular destinations for group outings. We included this facility in the top 10 for its elegant, spacious common areas with high ceilings and plenty of natural light.

Starting Monthly Cost: $3,595
Room Types: Studio, One- and Two-Bedroom Apartments 
Number of Beds: 155
Reviews:

  • Average Stars: 4.7 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 43

American House Fort Myers

Address: 14001 Metro Parkway, Fort Myers, FL 33912
Phone Number: (844) 779-1146
Website: https://www.americanhouse.com/ft-myers

American House Fort Myers is a large, upscale senior community that provides assisted living and memory care in a prime location next to Gulf Coast Medical Center and Hammond Stadium. Residents can relax by the pool or participate in group exercise or clubs, as well as enjoy happy hours and sing-along sessions with cocktails and snacks.

Starting Monthly Cost: Not Listed
Room Types: Studio, One- and Two-Bedroom Apartments 
Number of Beds: 143
Reviews:

  • Average Stars: 4.5 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 42

Thrive at Beachwalk

Address: 15800 Beachwalk Boulevard, Fort Myers, FL 33908
Phone Number: (239) 349-3769
Website: https://thrivesl.com/beachwalk/

Thrive at Beachwalk is an upscale assisted living community with memory care capabilities. It sits in between Gulf Harbour Yacht & Country Club and Kelly Greens. Residents go on weekly trips to local shops, restaurants and events, while at home they enjoy karaoke, movies and games. We included Thrive at Beachwalk in this list for its luxurious indoor spaces and secure, landscaped outdoor areas with a lakeside view.

Starting Monthly Cost: $4,995
Room Types: Studio and One-Bedroom Apartments 
Number of Beds: 135
Reviews:

  • Average Stars: 4.8 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 47

Calusa Harbour

Address: 2525 First Street, Fort Myers, FL 33901
Phone Number: (239) 332-3333
Website: https://www.fivestarseniorliving.com/communities/fl/fort-myers/calusa-harbour

Calusa Harbour is a large retirement community located on the shores of Caloosahatchee River next to Edison Bridge. Residents enjoy the peaceful view of the river while sitting poolside, or from multiple dining and relaxation areas. The facility has an on-site beauty parlor and barbershop, computer lounge to connect with family, arts studio and exercise classes, as well as off-site activities, such as shopping trips.

Starting Monthly Cost: $1,950
Room Types: Studio, One- and Two-Bedroom Apartments 
Number of Beds: 175
Reviews:

  • Average Stars: 4.4 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 232

Amavida Senior Living

Address: 7650 Gladiolus Drive, Fort Myers, FL 33907
Phone Number: (877) 969-0712
Website: https://www.amavidaliving.com/

Amavida Senior Living is a modern, resort-style senior community that provides assisted living and other levels of care in a relatively quiet area of southern Fort Myers. All apartments have a patio or balcony for residents to enjoy the outdoors, and amenities include multiple pools, a clubhouse, tennis courts and space to practice golf. Staff are available day and night, including licensed nursing, and a wellness clinic with physicians is available on-site.

Starting Monthly Cost: $2,995
Room Types: Studio and One-Bedroom Apartments 
Number of Beds: 185
Reviews:

  • Average Stars: 3.2 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 54

Learn More About Assisted Living in Fort Myers

Fort Myers has a large selection of modern assisted living facilities, and many of them offer resort-style accommodations and services at prices that range around the average for the area and Florida, in general. Golfers will love the choice of sprawling courses, and baseball fans can catch a game at Hammond Stadium, which is within walking distance of multiple communities on this list. Seniors who are less active may benefit from the larger, all-inclusive facilities with great on-site activities.

Find out how to pay for assisted living in our Fort Myers senior guide.