Before you begin your search for Tallahassee assisted living, find out what you can expect for average care costs and quality of care. Here you'll also find information on the city's many amenities.

Tallahassee is a very affordable capital city. The cost of living is equal to the national average. And with no state income tax, Social Security and other retirement income like pensions are also not taxed. A private, one-bedroom in a Tallahassee assisted living facility averages $3,725 a month (the national average is $3,261), according to a recent Genworth Financial survey on long-term care. A private room in a nursing home averages $227 a day while a semi-private averages $215.

The shtml">Assisted Living Unit, a program within Florida's Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA), is responsible for the licensing and regulation of assisted living facilities, adult family care homes, and adult day care centers. View inspection reports at the AHCA's website.

The Tallahassee Senior Services--located at 1400 N. Monroe St.--is a program of the City of Tallahassee Parks, Recreation & Neighborhood Affairs. This service has dozens of programs to enhance the lives of seniors in the area. At the various community centers across the city, seniors can take classes, play bingo, bowl, exercise with Yoga and Tai Chi, paint, quilt, build model ships, line dance, learn a language, and many other activities. Go to the City of Tallahassee for more information.

As the Sunshine State's capital and the home of FSU, Tallahassee always has a certain cultural buzz. Whether it's cheering Noles football, enjoying a new exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts, or walking the trails at Tom Brown Park, there's always something exciting to do. The city hosts popular yearly events such as Downtown Getdown, Southern Shakespeare Festival, Springtime Tallahassee, Tallahassee Film Festival, Tallahassee Wine and Food Festival, and the Winter Festival. And if you want to be entertained, try the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra, the Ballet or the ever-eclectic Mickee Faust Club.

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