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The 9 Best Luxury Senior Living Communities in Jacksonville, FL

Explore the nine best luxury senior living communities in Jacksonville, FL. Seniorly has info on assisted living near the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville and more.

By Marlena del Hierro · Updated Aug 08, 2022
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Jacksonville, Florida is the largest city in the northeast of the state and is the largest city by area in the continental United States. Residents of luxury senior living communities in Jacksonville enjoy access to high-end shopping, fine dining, and proximity to local beaches and famed Amelia Island.

These luxurious senior communities take services and amenities to the next level, with scheduled individual transportation, concierge services, swimming pools, and state-of-the-art fitness centers. Brian Sheridan is a local Seniorly Partner who has called Jacksonville home for 30 years. He has intimate knowledge about the services, amenities, and programming available in luxury senior living communities throughout Jacksonville.

Information on the properties listed below comes directly from Brian. He is familiar with the ins and outs of each community, and you can work with him at no cost to find the right Jacksonville luxury senior living community for you or your loved one.

Cypress Village

The 9 Best Luxury Senior Living Communities in Jacksonville, FL - Brookdale Cypress Village
  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care

"Residents enjoy all of the amenities that Cypress Village has to offer! This community is located in a pastoral setting with lots of mature trees and lakes. Additionally, high-end shopping and dining can be found minutes away at Jacksonville's St. John's Town Center.

"Independent living accommodations include individual homesites as well as spacious 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom apartment floor plans. Assisted living and memory care apartments are available on a month to month rental basis, and the community has its own skilled nursing facility on site. Residents can also enjoy the wonderful large covered pool and activities programming." – Brian Sheridan

Cypress Village is ideally situated for those seniors who love the great outdoors. This is a Jacksonville luxury senior living community located right next to the world-class Mayo Clinic Jacksonville as well as next door to Ponte Vedra Beach. The property itself boasts a wealth of trees and several lakes that contribute to a serene, relaxing setting. In addition to English, this community can also accommodate Creole and Spanish speakers.

The Windsor at San Pablo

The 9 Best Luxury Senior Living Communities in Jacksonville, FL - The Windsor at San Pablo
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care

"The Windsor at San Pablo has been designed with its residents in mind. This two-story assisted living and memory care community features eight distinctive apartment styles and is full of inviting social spaces and personalized touches. Like Cypress Village, it is located minutes away from the renowned Mayo Clinic Jacksonville and Ponte Vedra Beach. This community is also a short drive from historic St. Augustine, Florida and the beautiful Amelia Island." – Brian Sheridan

Residents of this luxury senior living community in Jacksonville experience the highest levels of personal service. The Windsor at San Pablo offers both a memory care and assisted living community for aging adults, and has staff members that can communicate in Spanish. Each of these care programs strives to provide residents with a warm and inviting environment that combines active social spaces with private retreats to enrich the lives of each individual.

When residents aren't taking part in group activities and social gatherings, they can relax in their own residence where they can express their own individual tastes and explore their preferred lifestyle. 

The Windsor at Ortega

The 9 Best Luxury Senior Living Communities in Jacksonville, FL - The Windsor at Ortega
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care

"At The Windsor at Ortega, residents enjoy days filled with social opportunities, engaging outings, and educational endeavors. This community also doesn't fall short of great dining and opportunities to meet new people and build lasting relationships. Residents enjoy private apartments complete with fully-equipped kitchenettes, ample closets, and individual temperature controls. Another upside to staying at The Windsor is that it's located in a safe neighborhood and close to everything in Jacksonville. This is a great option for those needing assisted living or memory care accommodations." – Brian Sheridan

Windsor's other Jacksonville luxury senior community offers residents what it calls an "environment of friendship." Social activities and programs are the focus of care in this community, with staff encouraging residents to fill their days with laughter and camaraderie while enjoying an ever-changing calendar of events. Some specialty programs and services you'll find here include audiology, massage therapy, and pet therapy. This community can also accommodate Spanish-speaking residents.

HarborChase of Mandarin

The 9 Best Luxury Senior Living Communities in Jacksonville, FL - HarborChase of Mandarin
  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care
  • Respite Care

"I love this community's upscale apartments with great finishes. Residents can enjoy lovely landscaped grounds and outdoor spaces that encourage family get-togethers. Seniors living here also have access to the community's unique Chef's Fare dining program, which includes a dining dollars allowance that can be used at any of Harborchase's multiple dining venues, and exceptional activities programming." – Brian Sheridan

Residing in this luxury retirement community is similar to living in a cozy bed and breakfast. Each residential unit is luxuriously appointed with high-end fixtures and amenities, and there are also customized rooms to meet the safety and special needs of individual residents. Walking paths and a beautiful patio allows residents to enjoy raised bed gardens, while a fitness center, arts and crafts studio, and cocktail lounge offer a wide range of activities, as well as opportunities to socialize with fellow residents or host family and friends. HarborChase also maintains Spanish-speaking staff.

San Jose Gardens Alzheimer's Special Care Center

The 9 Best Luxury Senior Living Communities in Jacksonville, FL - Arbor Terrace San Jose
  • Memory Care

"San Jose Gardens is the ideal choice for seniors living with Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia. This community's Engaged Living program offers a selection of apartment styles within two distinct neighborhoods designed to provide the right care, in the right place, at the right time. Amenities include neighborhood living rooms, dementia-friendly one-floor designs, and a lush courtyard." – Brian Sheridan

The Arbor Company boasts 30 years of experience providing seniors with the best in Jacksonville senior care. One reason for this is that their communities are specifically designed to offer luxurious amenities and cutting-edge memory care in an assisted living environment.

At this community, residents benefit from the community's focus on deep connections and daily engagement with staff and other seniors. While memory care is the primary living option, Brian can also provide you with details on the respite care and day-stay programs available at Arbor Terrace.

Ortega Gardens Alzheimer's Special Care Center

The 9 Best Luxury Senior Living Communities in Jacksonville, FL - Arbor Terrace Ortega
  • Memory Care

"I believe that The Arbor Company is expert in providing top notch care to loved ones affected by Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, all provided in an upscale setting. The Dining With Dignity program offers dining options that meet residents' nutritional needs while allowing them to maintain the independence and dignity they deserve." – Brian Sheridan

Ortega Gardens' luxury senior living offers a fresh approach to memory care in northeast Florida. Amenities include neighborhood living rooms, courtyards, sunrooms, and therapy and rehabilitation rooms. Engaging activities and events are available each day as part of a distinctive Alzheimer's and dementia care program. Secure indoor and outdoor areas ensure that residents are safe as they receive the latest dementia care.

The Palms at Ponte Vedra

The 9 Best Luxury Senior Living Communities in Jacksonville, FL - The Palms at Ponte Vedra
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care

"Located minutes away from The Players Championship golf course, this newer community in lovely Ponte Vedra Beach offers both assisted living and memory care accommodations. Some of the things I really like about this community are its spacious common areas, recreational and cultural activities, scenic courtyards, walking paths, and the outdoor putting green. Residents also have access to anytime restaurant-style dining and chauffeured transportation to scheduled medical appointments and social activities." – Brian Sheridan

Luxury senior living in Jacksonville doesn't get much better than living blocks from the beach. Located in Ponte Vedra Beach, you're only blocks from the Atlantic Ocean and six minutes away from the world-famous Mayo Clinic location in Jacksonville.

Services and amenities at this senior living community include a state-of-the-art therapy pool and chef-prepared meals. The Palms offers both assisted living and memory care options, and Brian can help you identify the different programs paired with each. Additionally, staff here offer proficiency in Arabic, Creole, Hebrew, American Sign Language, and Spanish in addition to English.

Westminster St. Augustine

The 9 Best Luxury Senior Living Communities in Jacksonville, FL - Westminster St. Augustine
  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Rehabilitation

"Located in the famous World Golf Village community halfway between Jacksonville and historic downtown St. Augustine, residents enjoy everything that this community has to offer!

Independent living offerings include the choice of individual home sites and spacious apartments. Assisted living and memory care studios are available on a month-to-month rental basis. Residents enjoy an active lifestyle including golf play at some of the best golf courses in northeast Florida. It's also worth mentioning that this community has its own skilled nursing facility." – Brian Sheridan

Located between Jacksonville and the historic Spanish downtown district of St. Augustine, this Jacksonville luxury senior living community is set in the World Golf Village community. Seniors benefit from the services and amenities available onsite, as well as a variety of local dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Westminster offers various types of care including independent living, assisted living, and rehabilitation. Languages spoken here include Arabic, Creole, Hebrew, American Sign Language, and Spanish.

The Lakeside at Amelia Island

The 9 Best Luxury Senior Living Communities in Jacksonville, FL - The Lakeside at Amelia Island
  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care

"This luxurious senior community on Amelia Island offers resort style amenities for those seeking independent living, assisted living, or memory care options. Independent living accommodations include spacious apartments and freestanding homesites. For assisted living and memory care residents, large apartment floor plans are available." – Brian Sheridan

The Lakeside at Amelia Island is a coastal Jacksonville luxury senior living community that boasts its own sparkling pool and deck lounge, and is just minutes from downtown shopping, restaurants, and Fernandina Beach. Lakeside offers a number of different residential accommodations, from supportive living for more independent seniors, to comprehensive living plans for residents who need more help with day-to-day tasks. Residents here can take advantage of staff's capabilities in both Spanish and Italian, in addition to English.

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written by:
Marlena del Hierro
VP of Partnerships at Seniorly, MA in Gerontology San Francisco State University
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