Assisted Living Directory icon This page is dedicated to providing a useful and accurate starting point for your research into assisted living and senior care options in Gainesville.
The facilities listed here may all be contacted directly, and safely!
Support for Seniors, Families and Caregivers:
The City of Gainesville, located in Alachua County, is served by Elder Options, which is ‘a non-profit private organization serving as the Aging Resource Center for Mid-Florida.’ This agency provides an ‘Elder Helpline (800-963-5337)’ allows callers to ask questions, raise concerns, and find information regarding long-term care needs in Gainesville. Knowledgeable and caring staff members will address your concerns or questions, and help to direct you to the resources, assistance or information you seek.
Examples of the types of services provided are: Information and referral to community based aging services; help with Medicaid applications; Health issues; and more. There is no cost for services provide by Elder Options.
Also learn about the 3 Medicaid Assisted Living Waiver programs!
Sterling House of Gainesville is an assisted living facility that offers Personalized Assisted Living options for seniors. This video includes resident testimonials, as well as views of the interior and exterior of the facility. PH: 352.338.7500
4607 NW 53RD AVENUE GAINESVILLE, FL 32606
Owned by Brookdale Senior Living
Number of licensed beds/capacity: 38
Assisted Living Facility. Some of the wonderful amenities and services offered by Clare Bridge of Gainesville include:
Dogwood Forest of Gainesville assisted living community offer the care and wellness needs many look for in an assisted living. Our communities are designed are beautifully and purposefully designed with senior needs in mind. Just enter our community once and you will understand the Dogwood Difference.
Questions about Facility Costs and Availability? 800-287-1593
The City of Gainesville also offers their own array of senior services through their Senior Citizens Programs offered by the Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs. Residents 60 and over can enjoy a multitude of activities and senior-focused programming. Many of these activities and programs take place, or are coordinated through one of the many senior/community centers in Gainesville.
Whether you are a senior living independently at home, or if you live in one of Gainesville’s long-term care or assisted living facilities, you have access to, and may benefit from the wonderful senior services, agencies and programs available in the Gainesville area!