Great American Assisted Living Communities, a Veteran owned business, is proud to provide dedicated services and care for veterans who have served our country.
At Great American Assisted Living Communities, we understand the unique needs and challenges that veterans face in their senior years and have made it our commitment at Great American Assisted Living Communities to offer tailored care to support and honor all veterans in America. We have an array of customized daily living events and activities that cater to those who gave their service and sacrifice. At our assisted living communities, we prioritize the well-being, comfort, and independence of our veterans and their families.
We are committed to providing a warm, supportive, and respectful environment to our veterans, where their unique needs and contributions are honored and valued. We strive to create a comfortable and engaging living experience that promotes independence, socialization, and well-being for our veterans who have served our country.
We believe that Great American Assisted Living Communities are the first of its kind to completely focus on seniors that have given their service and sacrifice to this great country. This is the only organization that we know of, in the State of Florida, that covers all of the costs associated with Assisted Living including housing, meals, and help with daily ADLs. Some restrictions may apply.
Features and Benefits
We offer health and wellness programs tailored to the needs of veterans, such as fitness programs, rehabilitation services, or mental health support services that specifically address service-related injuries or conditions like PTSD or TBI.
We provide transportation services for veterans to access veterans’ events or featured area activities, along with other destinations in the greater surrounding communities.
We have dedicated common areas and lounges with veteran-themed decor, memorabilia, or artwork, creating a welcoming environment for veterans to reminisce, share stories, and connect with fellow veterans.
We offer a range of social and recreational activities to promote engagement and socialization among residents. For veterans, these activities may include opportunities for camaraderie and friendship with other veterans, such as veterans’ clubs, group outings to local veterans’ organizations, or special events to commemorate military holidays.
Capacity is limited to a first come first serve basis.
Is there a waiting list for the offerings? We anticipate due to the high demand of this new program, space will fill up instantly and short waiting lists will come into play for those that wait.
Qualifying for Free Assisted Living
Great American Assisted Living Communities have trusted experts that are able to obtain benefits for covering the costs of Assisted Living through the VA. We assist in helping eligible veterans apply for the VA AA program and help with the process all the way through. Once approved, we then offer a senior living package that allows residents to choose from a no-cost companion room or a heavily supplemented private suite.
Our staff members are trained to provide assistance with ADLs, such as bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, and mobility, as needed. We understand that some veterans may require additional support due to service-related injuries or conditions, and we are equipped to provide the necessary care with sensitivity and dignity.
We offer a variety of social and recreational activities that cater to the interests and preferences of our veteran residents. These may include outings to local veterans’ organizations or events, group activities, and opportunities for camaraderie and friendship among fellow veterans.
Our staff members are trained in medication management and can provide assistance with medication reminders, administration, and monitoring to ensure that veterans receive their medications safely and as prescribed.
Qualification process is typically within 48 hours and once approved, the following services and living needs are completely or partially covered:
For the next 30 days, all approved veterans shall be provided with Free Transportation, including air transportation where applicable and ground transportation to their new home at Great American Communities.
What Benefits Are You Entitled To?
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Our trained and compassionate staff members, many of whom are veterans themselves, are knowledgeable in veteran-specific health conditions. Most common training and support includes PTSD, TBI, and other service-related injuries. We provide specialized care plans that take into consideration the physical, emotional, and mental health needs of each and every one of our veteran residents.
Temporary short-term assisted living for whatever the need may be. Whether it's providing an opportunity for a caregiver to take some time off or extra help while recovering from a medical procedure. At Great American Assisted Living Communities our staff of trained professionals is equipped to support your needs.
Life at a Great American Community
We honor and respect the military service of our veteran residents by creating a supportive and patriotic environment. Our communities have displays of military memorabilia, organize events or activities to commemorate military holidays, and provide opportunities for veterans to share their stories and experiences.
Great American Dining
Three squares a day, just like in the chow hall. We offer dining options that cater to the dietary preferences or restrictions of veterans, such as special menus with familiar or nostalgic meals, and options for accommodating specific dietary needs related to service-related conditions. Our dining rooms all feature a “Wall of Valor”, with each Veteran’s photo and the division they served. It’s a beautiful setting.