In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Pensacola area, our team of researchers sorted through 77 communities using our unique methodology. Our team:

  • Spent over 28 hours researching assisted living communities in Pensacola
  • Interviewed 14 facility staff members
  • Read more than 165 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 20 assisted living communities that earned our seal of approval. Through this process we discovered that the average cost of assisted living in the city of Pensacola is $3,655, which is slightly higher than the state average of $3,500 and lower than the national average of $4,051.

Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner
Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner

Jonathan Frank is a Licensed Social Worker with over 10 years experience working with the geriatric population in a variety of different settings. He received his Masters degree from Rutgers University with a certificate in Aging and Gerontological Services. Additionally, he is a Certified Dementia Practitioner accredited by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Jonathan also has Bachelors degree in psychology and worked as an Emergency Medical Technician for 14 years. His passion lies with the elderly and ensuring they age with dignity.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Pensacola, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 77 communities in the Pensacola area.

Assisted Living Research Institute Trusted Communities

The Assisted Living Research Institute spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Pensacola area to allow seniors and their families to find the community that’s right for them. Click through the facilities listed below to read in-depth reviews, what residents are saying, and details such as base pricing, room types, and more.

Asbury Place
64
Studios, Companion Suites
Assisted Living, Independent Living, Memory Care, Respite, Skilled Nursing
$2,995
Asbury Place provides the comfort of country living in an urban setting near area amenities. At this community, residents receive assistance with daily living activities such as bathing, dressing and medication management. The community has a 24/7 nursing staff to ensure that help is available as needed, and it's outfitted with equipment like safety railings in the hallways and safety bars throughout to minimize the risk of falls. Its Life Enrichment Center provides a place for residents to make friends and participate in group activities, and residents are encouraged to enjoy their meals in the community dining room to enhance socialization and mobility. Three delicious chef-prepared meals are served daily, and snacks are available throughout the day to support healthy eating.
What Residents are Saying:
Many residents and their family members note the friendly staff at this community, including one who said, "The interaction with staff and residents seem to be great, Bingo activities and Bible Study are nice, the staff is very helpful and nice."
3.91 out of 5
(27) Reviews
4916 Mobile Hwy.,
Pensacola, FL 32506
Azalea Trace
Bayport of Fort Walton Beach
Beehive Homes Of Gulf Breeze
Belvedere Commons Of Fort Walton Beach
Brookdale Pensacola
Elmcroft Of Pensacola
Gulf Breeze Courtyard
Homestead Village of Pensacola
Meridian at Westwood
Northpointe Retirement Community
Sabal House
Summer Vista
The Arbors Of Gulf Breeze
The Beacon At Gulf Breeze
The Blake at Pensacola
The Waterford At Carpenter's Creek
Veranda of Pensacola
Watermark Of Gulf Breeze
Wesley Haven Villa

Our Methodology

At the Assisted Living Research Institute, our goal is to tackle the challenges that come with aging by combining real-world expertise with data-driven metrics and the latest research methodologies. To accomplish this, our team of industry experts and in-house researchers joined forces to develop a methodology that uncovers the best assisted living communities in a given location. We search for facilities that use science-backed best practices and the latest therapies in caring for their residents, and those that have the most amenities and opportunities for residents to live an active, independent lifestyle.

Facility Features (40%)

Facility Health Services Graded on health services provided
on the facility including, but not
limited to, on-site nursing,
pharmacy, skilled nursing,
medicine administration, etc

Facility Amenities Graded on the available
amenities.

Affordability Financial assistance acceptance
and overall costs and value.

Residential Quality (40%)

Resident Satisfaction Polling & survey of overall facility satisfaction.

Facility Complaint and Violations Number of complaints and violations the facility had. Taking into account improvement over time.

Online Reviews Aggregated verified online reviews.

Location (20%)

Location-Based Benefits Including, but not limited to, proximity to
hospitals, ambulance response times, senior
resources available, and state and city
financial assistance.

Location Quality Local crime rates, incidents against older
adults, air quality, climate.

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