Healthy Life

Southwest Florida Retirement Living Guide

Housing options that offer long-term, comprehensive assistance, from independent living to assisted living to memory care.

BY August 9, 2019

Collier County


Residents can age in place in a community that offers independent living, assisted living and memory care. The residences are exclusively deemed as rentals only, so there is no buy-in fee. From the interiors offering sunlit views, to the outdoor terrace, pool and cascading waterfalls, the atmosphere at All Seasons Naples provides the backdrop for a refined Florida lifestyle.  

15450 Tamiami Trail
(239) 206-8912

MONTHLY FEE: Starting at $3,700 for independent living,  $4,400 for assisted living,  $6,000 (all-inclusive) for memory care
CAPACITY: 187 units
AMENITIES: Fitness center, swimming pool, theater room, art studio, Sky Lounge. 


ARBOR TRACE is a senior-living community for active adults aged 55 and older featuring a 17-level high-rise tower, five-story mid-rises and lakefront villas on the shores of Arbor Lake. Within the 40-acre campus of Arbor Trace, Arbor Glen is an on-site health center and assisted living residence, offering an intimate enclave of private rooms and suites conveniently located on the upper level of the Arbor Trace Club, right in the heart of the community.

1000 Arbor Lake Drive

(239) 598-3490


MONTHLY FEE: Starting at $1,960

CAPACITY: 236 (ind. and asst.)

SQUARE FOOTAGE: 866 to 2,314

AMENITIES: Gulf view, tennis, putting greens, fitness, transportation services, social events, dining service, housekeeping.


is located adjacent to the Tiburón Golf Club and offers an active-adult lifestyles and personalized care services in Naples. Wake up inspired with a wealth of resort-style amenities, gourmet world-class dining, a full calendar of daily recreation and events, housekeeping, transportation and much more at your doorstep. Compare our award-winning senior living community to the competition and you will see that you won’t find a better value in the area.

4800 Aston Gardens Way

(239) 719-1845

ENTRY FEE:  Call for information

MONTHLY FEE: Call for information

CAPACITY: 359 luxury one and
two-bedroom apartments

SQUARE FOOTAGE: 710 to 1,546
independent living

AMENITIES: Grande Clubhouse with formal dining, cocktail lounge, ballroom, salon, senior fitness center, putting green, pool, and more.


AUTUMN BLOSSOMS OF NAPLES offers a new assisted-living concept in a personalized, family-style atmosphere that encourages residents to stay active in the final chapter of their lives and allows loved ones to keep watch on them from the outside. With the family-style model, there are no hallways or big centralized kitchens. Mobile monitoring gives residents more freedom, eliminating the need for locked doors. The concept is meant to be an alternative to a nursing home or more traditional assisted-living centers that are much larger.

1010 Fifth Ave. S., Suite 302

(239) 529-6300

CAPACITY: 29 units


425 to 600

AMENITIES: 24-hour nursing, private kitchen/chef for each building, large living room area, salon, walking paths.


BARRINGTON TERRACE OF NAPLES is a senior-living community specializing in assisted living geared toward individuals who want to live with some level of independence but occasionally need a little assistance. Barrington Terrace offers around-the-clock supervision and security, access to professional nurses, emergency call systems, help with daily living and nutritious meals prepared by chefs. 

5175 Tamiami Trail E.

(239) 775-5050

ENTRY FEE: $3,000

MONTHLY FEE: Starting at $3,495

CAPACITY: 120 apartments 

(asst. and memory)

SQUARE FOOTAGE: 300 to 600

AMENITIES: 24-hour nursing, library, game room, salon, walking paths.



BEACH HOUSE NAPLES features 113 private residences on a beautiful nine-acre campus and offers seniors a unique assisted-living or memory-care lifestyle centrally located in Naples. Assisted-living apartments include one-bedroom and two-bedroom configurations and 36 memory-care residences, as well as home-like community areas for socializing, dining and entertaining.

1000 Airport-Pulling Road S.

(239) 307-1800

ENTRY FEE: $3,000

MONTHLY FEE: $3,200 to $5,800
(assisted living)

$5,700 to $6,000 (memory care)

CAPACITY: 81 asst.

32 memory

SQUARE FOOTAGE: 365 to 919

BEDROOM OPTIONS: one-bedroom, two-bedroom, one-bedroom with partition, studio

AMENITIES: Wellness programs, library, art studio, salon, movie theater, landscaped courtyards, bocce ball, putting greens, external community excursions, life-enrichment programming.



BRADFORD SQUARE is a resort-style community for adults 55 and older who enjoy living the country-club lifestyle, complete with around-the-clock service, five-star dining and an array of accommodations. All-inclusive monthly rents for studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments are competitively priced, with no buy-in fee.

3255 Vanderbilt Beach Road

(239) 455-9999

ENTRY FEE: Starting at $1,505

MONTHLY FEE: $3,100 to $4,925

CAPACITY: 128 ind.

SQUARE FOOTAGE: 566 to 1,206

AMENITIES: 24-hour concierge, live-in managers, valet parking, resort-freedom dining, room service, 24-hour chef’s pantry, 150-seat theater, custom kitchens in every apartment, all utilities, cable, internet and phone are included, weekly housekeeping.


BROOKDALE SENIOR LIVING SOLUTIONS operates independent-living, assisted-living and dementia-care communities and continuing-care retirement centers, with approximately 1,135 communities in 47 states and the ability to serve more than 110,000 residents. Through its ancillary services program, the company also offers a range of outpatient therapy, home health, personalized living and hospice services. Brookdale Senior Living Solutions features several locations in Collier County. See separate listings on for more details, or call
(855) 350-3800.


770 Goodlette Road N.

(239) 430-3535

ENTRY FEE: Call for information

MONTHLY FEE: Starting at $2,895

CAPACITY: 97 units 

(memory and asst.)

SQUARE FOOTAGE: 272 to 1,251

AMENITIES: Pub, fine dining, private dining, beauty salon, theater room, art room, library, activities room, daily happy hour, gym, wellness on site, 24-hour staffing, apartments with lanais, full kitchens in one- and two-bedroom units, laundry services, housekeeping services, scheduled transportation, cable, maintenance and utilities. Pet-friendly.



1710 SW. Healthy Parkway

(239) 598-1213

ENTRY FEE: $2,500

MONTHLY FEE: Starting at $3,550

CAPACITY: 132 units

AMENITIES: 24-hour staffing, heated pool, beauty salon, libraries, cinema, walking paths, housekeeping, scheduled transportation, cable, maintenance, utilities, 7 a.m.-to-7 p.m. open dining, large apartment styles .


THE CARLISLE NAPLES is a luxury, resort-style senior-living community that offers both independent and assisted-living lifestyles under one roof. Available on a monthly fee basis, the ECC-licensed and CARF-accredited community has a full range of services and amenities, including 12-hour restaurant dining, transportation, housekeeping and activities. Spacious one- and two-bedroom residences are available.

6945 Carlisle Court

(239) 249-3396

Monthly Fee: Please call for pricing

Capacity: 350 apts. (ind. and asst.)

SQUARE FOOTAGE: 650 to 1,250

AMENITIES: Heated pool, theater, salon, fitness, dining, putting green.


DISCOVERY VILLAGE AT NAPLES offers residents luxurious amenities and features that are typically found only in large independent living communities’ clubhouses. The Grande Clubhouse building with resort-style amenities features a three-story wing of 30 apartment homes for supervised independent living; a three-story wing of 60 apartment homes for assisted living; and a one-story wing of 30 suites for memory care residents. Accommodations include grande suites and one-bedroom and two-bedroom senior-living apartment homes.

8417 Sierra Meadows Blvd.

(239) 438-4706

ENTRY FEE: Call for information

MONTHLY FEE: Call for information

CAPACITY: 120 (ind./asst./memory)

SQUARE FOOTAGE: 326 to 1,045

AMENITIES: Grande Clubhouse, lounge, bistro, indoor therapy pool, movie theater, game room, salon and more.


is an equity ownership, not-for-profit retirement community wholly owned by its residents. Offering independent living and skilled nursing care options, the Glenview was designed to take full advantage of the natural allure of Pelican Bay. Featuring one-, two-, and three-bedroom private residences and penthouse apartments, the community’s spacious balconies provide panoramic views of the area.

100 Glenview Place

(888) 581-8105


MONTHLY FEE: Starting at $3,000

CAPACITY: 118 apartments, 42 private suites for short and long-term skilled nursing and rehab

SQUARE FOOTAGE: 1,006 to 3,300

AMENITIES: Private beach, LifeCare community, five-star health care community, Lifeplan (continuing care retirement community/CCRC), heated swimming pool, jacuzzi, fitness center, art studio, weekly live entertainment, art studio, golf, tennis and beauty salon.



HARBORCHASE OF NAPLES features assisted living in a welcoming social environment for those who need extra help with day-to-day activities. 

7801 Airport-Pulling Road N.

(239) 330-6802

ENTRY FEE: $3,500

MONTHLY FEE: $2,695 to $3,995

CAPACITY: 93 asst. 40 skilled

SQUARE FOOTAGE: 311 to 601

AMENITIES:  Skilled and assisted facility, cleaning services.



KEYSTONE PLACE AT NAPLES PRESERVE is the area’s newest and most innovative senior-living community, offering distinct independent-living, assisted-living and memory-care neighborhoods under one roof. As a month-to-month rental community with no large entrance fee, our residents stay in complete control of their hard-earned assets and finances. Residents enjoy a resort-quality lifestyle focused on an active and engaged life. Our Life Enrichment Program supports over 150 purposeful activities each month, offering residents endless opportunities to explore new endeavors as well as enjoy favorite pastimes. The community is designed to empower residents to make the most of everyday living–building meaningful relationships and having a sense of purpose. With our 30-day money-back Happiness Guarantee, you can feel confident in choosing Keystone Place at Naples Preserve.


3490 Thrive Drive

Naples, FL 34105

(239) 354-7081


ENTRY FEE: No large entrance fee

MONTHLY FEE: Starting at $3,200



Amenities: Dementia care, utilities, transportation, pets, nursing care. Anytime restaurant-style dining, heated swimming pool, fitness center, coffee shop and pub, theater, art studio, salon and spa, putting green and much more.




Retirement Community is an active, independent-living community offering a wide selection of spacious apartment floor plans and featuring rental retirement villas. Choose either the full-service or general rental plan. And if you should require a higher level of care, you will not have to look any further than your own backyard, where you will find assisted-living facility Arden Courts (specialized assisted living for Alzheimer’s/dementia care), and a 117-bed skilled nursing and rehabilitation center.

1000 Lely Palms Drive

(239) 775-7661

ENTRY FEE: Starting at $2,500

MONTHLY FEE: Starting at $1,700

CAPACITY: 212 (ind. and asst.)

SQUARE FOOTAGE: 350 to 1,600

Amenities: pools, putting green, fitness.



is an independent-living and assisted-living community with owners retaining full 100 percent equity. Gulf views for gourmet restaurants and room service and a short ride to the beach. Care when you need it. 

7425 Pelican Bay Blvd.

(239) 593-2300

ENTRY FEE: Call for information

CAPACITY: 114 units (ind.)

14 (asst.)

3,500-plus (ind.)

AMENITIES: Gulf views, restaurants, room service, concierge, 24-hour front desk, salon and more.



MOORINGS PARK is a nationally accredited, non-profit, Medicare-certified community and one of the only Life Plan communities with A or A+ ratings by Fitch and S&P. This premier retirement community is nestled among 83 acres of lakes, gardens and preserves. For more than 35 years, Moorings Park has provided Simply the Best® facilities and services to its residents and members, helping them live longer, healthier and happier lives.

120 Moorings Park Drive

(239) 643-9111

ENTRY FEE: $366,000 

to $4.7 million

MONTHLY FEE: $3,900 to $11,343 

CAPACITY: 402 ind.

 60 asst. 16 memory, 106 skilled

SQUARE FOOTAGE: 1,000 to 5,500

AMENITIES: 83-acre campus, five dining venues, dedicated on-site physicians and concierge health care, spa and salon, woodcrafting shop, art studio, 2 fitness centers, tennis and bocce courts and more.



MOORINGS PARK AT GREY OAKS blends a country-club lifestyle with the security of quality health care. Moorings Park at Grey Oaks presents a unique opportunity for a holistic approach to living well. Beautifully designed and spacious residences, a continuum of care and lifestyle programs to suit a variety of interests all serve to enrich the mind, body and spirit of its residents. Sports membership to Grey Oaks Country Club is included with every residence.

2355 Rue du Jardin

(239) 919-1711

ENTRY FEE: $833,000 to $3.2 million

MONTHLY FEE: $6,400 to $13,300 

CAPACITY: 109 ind.

14 asst. 24 memory 

SQUARE FOOTAGE: 2,100 to 6,000

AMENITIES: Four neighborhoods, 80,000 square feet of gardens, Grey Oaks Country Club sports membership included, five dining venues, dedicated on-site physicians and concierge health care, spa and salon, art studio, fitness center and more.



SANDALWOOD VILLAGE is Naples premier luxury apartment community for active, independent adults age 55 and up. It offers a variety of spacious one- and two-bedroom floor plans to choose from to enjoy a social, carefree, maintenance-free retired lifestyle in Naples.

3511 Vanderbilt Beach Road

(239) 260-5455

CAPACITY: 163 units

SQUARE FOOTAGE: 631 to 1,882

AMENITIES: Activities, fitness center, restaurant, bar, guest suites, pool, spa, theater.


SOLARIS SENIOR LIVING NORTH NAPLES offers a variety of services from memory care assisted living to skilled nursing and rehabilitation delivered to you in a warm, personalized manner. It has a flexible interdisciplinary approach to meet the health needs of its residents through a full spectrum of services. A team of health care professionals tailors programs to meet the needs of and ensure the best possible care and outcomes for each resident.

10949 Parnu St.

(239) 592-5501

MONTHLY FEE: Medicare and Medicaid Accepting Facility


Skilling Nursing Private Pay: Starting at 7,800

CAPACITY: 60 Skilled Nursing Beds

36 Memory Care Assisted Living Beds

AMENITIES: Secured unit for memory care, no upcharges/surcharges.



TERRACINA GRAND offers a full range of care and services for seniors, including independent living, assisted living and memory care. The new Villa at Terracina Grand is a two-story building featuring 60 apartments for memory care focused on individuals with all stages of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. The Gardens at Terracina Health and Rehabilitation Center, which open this year, will add to the community by providing a post-acute in-patient rehabilitation facility that is also located at the Terracina Grand senior living community, near the corner of Davis Boulevard and County Barn Road in Naples. It features all private rooms with 24 hour nursing, in-patient rehabilitation and comprehensive medical care.

6825 Davis Blvd.

(239) 455-1459

ENTRY FEE: $3,000

MONTHLY FEE: $3,000 to $5,500

CAPACITY: 155 units (ind. and asst.)

SQUARE FOOTAGE: 300 to 1,200

AMENITIES: Putting green, Bible studies, craft classes, bridge, salon, billiards and swimming pool.



TUSCANY VILLA OF NAPLES is a luxury rental resort-style senior living community offering assisted living apartments, as well as rehabilitation services and respite/short stays for those with more specialized needs. Individual apartments are available for rent on a month-to-month basis with no buy-in fees or leases. All apartments are designed to be light and airy with soft carpets, large easily accessible bathrooms, kitchenettes, individual climate controls, two-way voice call systems and utilities including basic cable.

8901 Tamiami Trail E.

(239) 775-2233

CAPACITY: 134 asst.

SQUARE FOOTAGE: 286 to 1,130

AMENITIES: Pool, salon, arts studio, fitness, game nights. 


VI AT BENTLEY VILLAGE is an upscale Type A continuing-care retirement community located in Naples, just a bike ride away from the beach. Located on 156 acres, the community includes a private, 18-hole golf course, tennis and bocce courts, pools, clubhouses and much more. At Vi at Bentley Village, the entrance fee and monthly fee include the cost of your home, chosen from one of 19 one-bedroom, two-bedroom, two-bedroom-plus-den or coach home plans. And when you move into Vi as an independent living resident, care is a part of the residency agreement. The monthly fees do not increase as a result of moving to the care center for assisted living, memory support or skilled nursing care services. The only extra costs are for additional meals and ancillary items.

850 Retreat Drive

(239) 431-2000

ENTRY FEE: $251,000 to $2.5 million

MONTHLY FEE: Starting at $3,040

SQUARE FOOTAGE: 827 to 3,274

AMENITIES: Golf course, pool, fitness programs and more.



Lee County




With a fresh, contemporary design and unique hospitality services, Amavida is designed as an all-in-one 55-and-older rental community for independent living, assisted living and memory care. Without leaving the community, a day at Amavida can include dining at numerous fine-cuisine restaurants and bars; catching a movie at one of several in-house movie theaters; swimming in resort-style pools; fitting in a tennis, pickleball, bocce ball or basketball game; golfing on the Par 3 golf practice area; indulging in a day at the salon and spa; and much more. For a complete list of amenities, a virtual tour and floor plans go to or to schedule a private tour call (239) 237-0501.

7650 Gladiolus Drive

(239) 237-0501


APARTMENT RENT: Starting at $3,645

CAPACITY: 460 with a capacity
of 920 residents

SQUARE FOOTAGE: 616 to 1,700

AMENITIES: Gourmet chef and team, five fine-cuisine restaurants and bars, clubhouse with lounge and game room, resort pools and lap pool, fire pits and outdoor lounges, tennis and pickleball court, bocce ball court, basketball court, four movie theaters, art & craft rooms, aVidaFit Fitness Centers, Rejuvenate Salon & Spa, 24/7 concierge team, 24/7 security, wellness center, pharmacy, and awesome monthly events.



AMERICAN HOUSE BONITA SPRINGS Designed from the ground up with discerning senior in mind, American House is a beautifully appointed community, tucked away on a 26-acre campus, in a quiet neighborhood setting. We offer studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments with a host of amenities and services. Bonita Springs provides various levels of care, including independent living, assisted living and memory care.  As you age, we are able to provide the level of care you may need in the future. 

11400 Longfellow Lane

(239) 301-4239

ENTRY FEE: $3,000

MONTHLY FEE: Starting at $2,600

CAPACITY:  88 ind.,

68 asst.,  40 memory

SQUARE FOOTAGE: Ranges depending on floor plan

AMENITIES: Our residents enjoy a variety of amenities and service, including: outdoor pool, in-unit washer & dryer hook-up, balconies overlooking the pond or pool (select units), elegant restaurant-style dining, high-speed internet, personal & scheduled transportation, common areas for family and community events, hair salon and barber shop, gourmet coffee bar and theater, physical and massage therapy, chapel, library, game and activity rooms and much more.



AMERICAN HOUSE COCOUNT POINT is a similar 194-unit facility, with 54 independent-living, 76 assisted-living and 64 memory-care residences. Thirteen floor plans offer a mix of studio, studio deluxe, one-bedroom, one-bedroom-plus-den and two-bedroom apartments. Units range from 480 to 900 square feet.

8460 Murano Del Lago Drive

(239) 217-4186

ENTRY FEE: $3,000

MONTHLY FEE: Starting at $2,600

CAPACITY: 54 ind., 76 asst. , 

64 memory

SQUARE FOOTAGE: Starting at 480

AMENITIES: Chef-prepared meals, concierge services, fitness center, wellness services, 24-hour resident emergency response system



BARKLEY PLACE SENIOR LIVING provides assisted living and independent living services for seniors. Other services include around-the-clock supervision and security, access to professional nurses, emergency call systems, help with daily living and nutritious meals prepared by chefs. For seniors who can care for themselves but who want to enjoy a low-maintenance life, independent living is the ideal choice. With independent living, residents won’t have to worry about maintenance, mowing or other chores associated with home ownership. Barkley Place Senior Living offers many social programs and community amenities, such as gardening, bridge, bingo, fitness programs, book clubs and planned outings.

36 Barkley Circle

(239) 939-3553

ENTRY FEE: $3,000

MONTHLY FEE: Starting at $1,685

CAPACITY: 155 apartments (ind. and asst.)

SQUARE FOOTAGE: 225 to 980

AMENITIES: Fully equipped kitchens, meals, activities, washer/dryer space, heated swimming, pub, billiard room, beauty parlor, workout room and on-site physical therapy.



BARRINGTON TERRACE OF FORT MYERS is a senior-living community specializing in assisted living geared toward individuals who want to live with some level of independence but occasionally need a little assistance. Barrington Terrace offers around-the-clock supervision and security, access to professional nurses, emergency call systems, help with daily living and nutritious meals prepared by chefs. 


9731 Commerce Center Court 

(239) 201-4891

ENTRY FEE: $3,000

MONTHLY FEE: Starting at $3,000 to $6,000

CAPACITY: 90 asst.

35 memory

SQUARE FOOTAGE: 300 to 650

AMENITIES: Assisted living and memory care, activities, music, memory-certified, ECC-licensed, Struthers Parkinson’s care certified, rated best in class in Lee County for the past three years.


BROOKDALE SENIOR LIVING SOLUTIONS operates independent-living, assisted-living and dementia-care communities and continuing care retirement centers, with approximately 800+ communities in 47 states and the ability to serve more than 100,000 residents. See separate listings on for more details or call (855) 350-3800.


26850 South Bay Drive

(239) 308-0505

ENTRY FEE: $2,500

MONTHLY FEE: Starting at $3,220

CAPACITY: 148 units

SQUARE FOOTAGE: 400 to 1,000

AMENITIES: Situated on 10 lush acres, walking paths          



8351 College Parkway

(239) 433-4445

ENTRY FEE: $2,500

MONTHLY FEE: Starting at $2,700

SQUARE FOOTAGE: 895 to 1,431

AMENITIES: 18 lush acres, two heated pools, walking paths with pond views, meals, transportation services, activities and event programing, apartments and villas



CAMPO FELICE features a 24-story tower with 323 independent-living apartment homes with one and two bedrooms and offers luxury amenities, gourmet dining, activities, entertainment, supportive services and health-and-wellness programs. 

2500 Edwards Drive

(239) 628-3163

ENTRY FEE: $3,000

MONTHLY FEE: as low as $1,995

CAPACITY: 323 residences–Phase II to include an additional 124 residences

SQUARE FOOTAGE: 556 to 933

AMENITIES: Resident amenities include a resort-style pool, a fully-equipped fitness center, salon and spa, cinema, award-winning SUN activities program, exquisite cuisine, full liquor bar, 24-hour onsite security, valet and transportation services, covered parking, dog park, library and computer lab, crafts room and game room. Residences include luxury finishes, stainless steel appliances, laundry and housekeeping services, utilities, meal plan, and more.



CYPRESS COVE at HealthPark Florida is a not-for-profit, continuing-care retirement community (CCRC) with regional and national recognition. Located on a beautiful 48-acre campus at HealthPark Florida in South Fort Myers, it is home to more than 650 residents and offers a full complement (515) of quality living options (independent living, home health, assisted living, assisted living memory care, skilled nursing and rehabilitative care).

10200 Cypress Cove Drive

(239) 324-0985

ENTRY FEE: Starting at $150,400

MONTHLY FEE: Starting at $2,908

CAPACITY: 377 apartments and villas

SQUARE FOOTAGE: 682 to 1,740

AMENITIES: Flexible meal plan, five-star dining and casual grill room, cocktail lounges, 24-hour security, weekly housekeeping, maintenance, indoor heated pool and spa, full-service beauty salon, transportation, woodworking shop, auditorium, native plant garden, raised gardening beds, outdoor pavilion, fully equipped fitness center, convenience store, fenced dog park, bank with ATM and safe-deposit boxes, overnight guest suites, art studio, game and card room, wellness programming



CYPRESS POINT is an assisted-living, memory-support and short-term respite-care community owned by Omega Communities, offering studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom living options. The community provides holistic wellness programming, all-day dining options and an engaging setting with a variety of physical, intellectual, social and spiritual opportunities for residents to enjoy. Each residence is maintenance-free, provides access to an on-site licensed nurse 24/7 and features a month-to-month rental structure.

6870 Alister Way

(239) 768-4044

ENTRY FEE:  Call for information

SQUARE FOOTAGE: 250 to 450

AMENITIES: Community activities, restaurant-style dining room, beauty salon and day spa, fitness studio, raised flower and vegetable gardens, activity and game rooms.



DIAMOND OAKS VILLAGE New active independent senior living in Bonita Springs. It is a pet-friendly, 55-plus senior apartment community offering one- and two-bedroom rentals with covered parking. Rates include transportation services, recreation, activities, classes.

24110 S. Tamiami Trail

(888) 311-4614

CAPACITY: 160 apts.

SQUARE FOOTAGE: 650 to 2,000

AMENITIES:  Resort pool and spa, fitness center, bistro, restaurant, dog park, theater.



DISCOVERY VILLAGE AT THE FORUM offers a continuum of care including supervised independent living, assisted living and memory care. Discovery Villages’ all-inclusive lifestyle features an on-site medical director who leads a team of specially trained healthcare professionals. Resort-style amenities include three daily chef-prepared meals served restaurant style, robust daily activities and events programming, concierge services, transportation and more.

2619 Forum Blvd.

(239) 673-3414

ENTRY FEE: Call for information

MONTHLY FEE: Call for information

CAPACITY: 126 (ind./asst./memory) 

SQUARE FOOTAGE: 300 to 750

AMENITIES: Grande Clubhouse, lounge, bistro, indoor therapy pool, movie theater, game room, salon and more.



DISCOVERY VILLAGE AT THE FORUM–INDEPENDENT LIVING features the state-of the art, all-inclusive active independent living in Fort Myers. With our carefree lifestyle, you will delight in luxurious, resort-style amenities, services and activities that afford you more time to do the things you love and are passionate about. Enjoy your hobbies or start a new one; spend time with family; and meet new friends with similar interests. The possibilities are endless and you’ll see how living at Discovery Village is the best choice in senior living in Fort Myers.

2645 Forum Blvd.

(239) 931-0733 

ENTRY FEE: Call for information

MONTHLY FEE: Call for information


SQUARE FOOTAGE: 570 to 1,142

AMENITIES: Grande Clubhouse with formal dining, cocktail lounge, ballroom, salon, senior fitness center, movie theater, pool and more.


 GULF COAST VILLAGE is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Cape Coral. Independent living offers an unparalleled lifestyle of comfort and convenience, with an array of services and amenities that are focused on living well. The complete security of a full continuum of health care, if ever needed, is always available, including assisted living, skilled nursing, specialized memory support, home health and outpatient services.

1333 Santa Barbara Blvd.

(239) 772-1333

ENTRY FEE:  $86,310 to $373,059

MONTHLY FEE: $1,650 to $5,400

CAPACITY: 175 ind., 80 asst., 48 memory, 105 skilled


1,392 (ind.)

AMENITIES: Housekeeping, maintenance, lawn care, meals, transportation, utilities, pool and spa, bank, thrift store, woodworking shop, auditorium, upscale-dining café, library, walking paths, happy hour Fridays and more.



JUNIPER VILLAGE AT CAPE CORAL offers home-like, assisted living and includes meals, activities and loving caregivers. Juniper Village at Cape Coral features spacious lounges, welcoming grounds and a selection of apartments with private baths. Recreational and wellness programs are proactively scheduled to ensure each resident has plenty of activities to enjoy, such as exercise programs, group walks, game time and live entertainment.

4920 Viceroy Court

Cape Coral 33904

(239) 542-3121

MONTHLY FEE: Starting at $2,840

CAPACITY: 80 residences

AMENITIES: Activities, restaurant-style dining, housekeeping, maintenance



KEYSTONE PLACE AT FOUR MILE COVE is Cape Coral’s only all-inclusive independent active-adult community, offering a continuum of care with on-site assisted-living and memory-support neighborhoods under one roof. Our residents are active in community affairs and engage in an active, healthy lifestyle. With our on-site clinical partnership, our residents benefit from the convenience of physician services including primary or urgent care if elected. Keystone Place allows each resident to enjoy a maintenance free lifestyle by providing high-end resort style amenities, valet and full-concierge services. With on-site restaurants, all-day dining from 7 am to 7 pm, heated swimming pool, yoga studio, movie theater, bistro, social bar and featured dog park, our residents’ are empowered to maintain their active and influential lives. Keystone Place at Four Mile Cove’s cornerstone is to go beyond satisfaction; thrilling and amazing our staff and residents moment by moment, enriching all of our lives.

1701 Four Mile Cove Parkway

Cape Coral, FL 33990


ENTRANCE FEE: No Large Fee (Less than $3,000)

MONTHLY FEE: Starting at $2,995


SQUARE FOOTAGE: 732 to 970 

AMENITIES: Anytime restaurant-style dining 7 am to 7 pm, heated swimming pool, fitness and yoga studio, Bistro Café, social bar, salon and spa, featured dog park and more.



THE PALMS OF FORT MYERS is a full-service, resort-style senior living retirement community offering independent and assisted living apartments, Five Star’s award-winning Bridge to Rediscovery Alzheimer’s care program and outpatient rehabilitation services. Amenities include restaurant-style dining, a wide range of social, educational and recreational activities, a heated swimming pool, exercise and wellness programs, game room, in-house beauty salon and barbershop, library, computer center, 24-hour staff, transportation and laundry and housekeeping.

2674 Winkler Ave.

(239) 275-7800

ENTRY FEE: $2,500

MONTHLY FEE: Starts at $1,900

CAPACITY: 218 (ind./asst./dementia)

SQUARE FOOTAGE: 410 to 940

AMENITIES: Outpatient rehab center services, Medicare Part B-approved.



SHELL POINT RETIREMENT COMMUNITY Shell Point Retirement Community, a 700-acre, resort-style waterfront community, is the largest continuing-care retirement community (CCRC) in Florida and the second-largest in the nation with 2,400 residents and more than 1,100 employees. Shell Point provides independent retirement living, assisted living, skilled nursing, memory care, home health, respite care and hospice. The Shell Point Health System includes an on-site team of healthcare professionals including primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, multiple specialty physicians, two state-of-the-art medical centers with lab and x-ray services, a full-service pharmacy and a state-of-the-art rehabilitation center. Founded in 1968, Shell Point is a nonprofit, faith-based ministry of the Christian and Missionary Alliance.

15101 Shell Point Blvd.

(239) 466-1131

ENTRY FEE: $102,850 to $1,207,000

MONTHLY FEE: $1,360 to $5,817

CAPACITY: 1,274 ind., 362 asst., 219 skilled

SQUARE FOOTAGE: 470 to 2,744

AMENITIES: 35,000-square-foot clubhouse, 18-hole championship golf course, 300-yard driving range, two salons and spas, six restaurants, tennis, bocce, croquet, five pickleball courts, four Har-Tru tennis courts, four heated swimming pools, outdoor lounges, personal resident garden plots, a butterfly garden and habitat, orchid house, multiple parks and nature preserves, an outdoor picnic pavilion and bandstand, dog park, waterfront amphitheater overlooking a manatee-filled lagoon, walking trails, bike paths, kayaking and the LifeQuest Aquatic Center with lap lanes, recreational swimming, aqua-aerobics pool and hot tub. Lifestyle is enhanced by continuing education programs, world-class concert series, seven libraries, a genealogy library and resource center, art studio, photography studio, pottery and craft studios, stain glass and lapidary, stamp room, fully-equipped woodshop and 70+ activity and volunteer groups including painter’s guild, aviation club, classic car aficionados, quilters, model train room and more. Also includes campus transportation shuttle system and off-campus transportation services, two on-site hurricane shelters, 24/7 security, automobile service center, 3 concierge service desks, plus professional housekeeping, maintenance and landscaping staff. Faith-based nonprofit. 



SPRINGWOOD COURT FIVESTAR SENIOR LIVING is a residential community with a full range of assisted living supporting services (Assistant Living Facility # 0007475) and resources that seniors and their families want. Residents enjoy thoughtfully designed apartments, exceptional dining programs, individualized services and lively activities that are tailored to their interests and abilities.

12780 Kenwood Lane

(239) 278-0078

ENTRY FEE: Starting at $2,350

MONTHLY FEE: From $130 to $940, depending on level of care. From $220 to $355 for medicine management.

CAPACITY: 90 asst.

SQUARE FOOTAGE: Starting at 233

AMENITIES: Community activities, dining, housekeeping services



THE TERRACES AT BONITA SPRINGS offers maintenance-free living, chef-prepared meals, sky lounge, fitness center, two swimming pools, spa, and an array of lifestyle events and wellness activities. Enjoy a retirement lifestyle that’s completely maintenance-free—inside and out—with access to on-site, long-term health care, including assisted living, memory support and skilled nursing, should you ever need it.

26455 S. Tamiami Trail

(239) 949-7555

ENTRY FEE: Starting in low $300,000’s

MONTHLY FEE: Starting at $3,629

CAPACITY: 144 ind., 49 asst., 40 skilled,

18 memory

SQUARE FOOTAGE: 850 to 2,000

AMENITIES: Type A CCRC. All-inclusive, two dining rooms, indoor/outdoor pool, one-car garage & complimentary valet parking with each apartment home



VILLA PALMS is a small, locally owned, community-based assisted-living facility. The living environment is designed with warmth and comfort for those who occasionally need assistance with the activities of daily living.  A personal attendant is available 24 hours a day to assist with bathing, dressing or for occasional help.

6722 Winkler Road

(239) 433-5553

CAPACITY: 19 asst.

AMENITIES: Small facility, dementia care, managed care.

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