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There’s a reason people love retiring in Florida, and it’s not BINGO night.
It’s the world-class attractions, fabulous year-round weather, and endless opportunities to enjoy the life-enriching bounty of the Sunshine State – independently on your own terms. This is what makes living in Florida with Upside special, and it’s just the beginning of what we have to offer. Whether you want to downsize your home to something with less maintenance, or you’re excited to begin a new chapter of life, you’ll love a fresh start with Upside.
This is the real Florida we’re talking about. The ocean views. The fresh seafood. The amazing year-round weather. And yes, the favorable income tax rates, abundant healthcare options, and exciting destinations that attract millions each year. And we haven’t even told you about our fabulous selection of move-in-ready, bespoke apartments across hundreds of unique properties. Let us show you how we’ve turned senior living in Florida Upside.
Florida is almost synonymous with great weather all year round. That means more time for enjoying the natural resources at your fingertips. If you want to comfortably golf in February, there will be plenty of opportunities to do so. Bottom line is, Florida weather is typically warm and pleasant all year around! Here, the average winter temps are in the ballpark of 70-ish degrees. It’s tropical, breezy, and warm no matter what time of year it is.
In fact, this region receives more than 3,000 hours of sunshine each year; and with pleasant ocean breezes in constant circulation, you’ll wonder what took you so long to get down here. Whether you’re looking for a one-, two-, or three-bedroom apartment, you’ll have fun choosing between our vibrant, amenity-rich communities in Florida.
With Upside+ Powered by TheKey, seniors live in their own apartment in a luxury building, not a sterile facility. But they still have access to support and living assistance from certified on-site care professionals. It’s the perfect solution for seniors who want care and community without the stigma or cost of senior living facilities—and with much more flexibility.
We’ve teased the value of senior living in Florida with Upside, but there’s another way to look at the value question, and it’s mathematically sound. Florida does not have a state income tax. Let that sink in. There is no state income tax in Florida – and the state does not attempt to make up for it with absorbent sales tax, which is a reasonable 6%. It all amounts to a higher standard of living for a lower price. Whether you pay more or less in sales tax where you live now, remember your incoming wages in Florida are tax-free.
Let’s address the elephant in the room. Its name rhymes with “jumbo” and there’s nothing “Minnie” about the mouse-themed experience at your doorstep. Whether you’re a new grandparent of little ones, or young at heart yourself, you’ll love this cultural touchpoint at your doorstep. But the fairytale doesn’t end here. Universal Studios and Busch Gardens, stunning beaches, golf courses galore, state parks, and the Florida Everglades await your presence. If you’re ready for a fun adventure, Upside is ready for you and your loved ones.
55+ communities in Florida can be more than great places to retire when they’re Upside communities. That’s because all of our retirement communities in Florida are structured to maximize the inherent benefits of coastal living while making it easier than ever for you to get the convenient healthcare you want through our community partners. Factor in Florida’s favorable tax regulations, and world-class entertainment attractions and you’ll find yourself with a renewed sense of possibility. Browse our selection of 55+ communities in Florida, and elevate your quality of life with our streamlined, all-inclusive apartment experience.