Pelican Landing – Sebastian, FL

13085 US Hwy 1 , Sebastian, FL 32958

Pelican Landing is a local, award-winning Assisted Living and Memory Care community. Built in 2015 and opening its doors in April 2016,  this community provides casual, coastal living in a warm, comfortable environment. The warmth is felt when walking through the front door. Future residents are surrounded by coastal colors and seasonal scents that recreate the feeling of going to grandpa and grandma’s home. Pelican Landing is the only Assisted Living Community in Indian River County to provide certified dementia and memory care trained staff. The leadership team at Pelican Landing seeks out and trains staff members to provide exceptional care to each and every resident. Caring for seniors is viewed as a calling, not just a job. Pelican landing is located in the city of Sebastian. It is a Small, fishing village located near the Indian River lagoon and one of the fastest growing areas in the state of Florida.

Details You Should Know

Care Types Provided
Assisted Living, Memory Care, Respite Care
Pricing Tier
Location Type
Apartments Furnished
Assisted Living Facility #12820 View Inspection Report
89 Total (63 in Assisted Living, 26 in Memory Care)

General Information

Pelican Landing is an Assisted Living and Memory Care community located in the fishing community of Sebastian, Florida, on the edge of the Indian River Lagoon. This warm, welcoming community is decorated in welcoming  blues, greens and golds- the colors associated with a beach-side setting. The grounds are adorned with an assortment of local plants that provide a welcoming first-impression. Residents enter through the front door into an inviting atmosphere with an easy to follow layout. The gathering  area, such as the dining and community room, are located centrally, for easy access, with the resident apartments located discreetly off to the sides. The community is two stories, quiet and well-constructed.

Residents are encouraged to participate in activities such as gardening, a variety of clubs and community outings. The staff is well-trained and encouraged to approach caring for seniors as a calling and an opportunity to learn and serve. All of the staff members have special training for dementia and memory care and The Director of Wellness is a Certified Memory Care Practitioner.  The Executive Director, Dana Ryder, is passionate about caring for the residents. He strives to lead by example as reflected in the core value that he chose for himself, which is ‘genuine’. The physical building and the staff, when put together, create a warm-hug, cookies-and-milk type of feeling for the residents. It feels like coming home.

Pelican Landing also offers several outdoor areas for their residents to enjoy, including a large, open, covered porch complete with comfortable, relaxing armchairs. Outdoor areas are designated for activities such as stand up gardening. There is also a pagoda available to the residents for relaxation and lighted walkways allow the residents to enjoy the outdoors at night as well as during the day. Residents in Memory Care enjoy a courtyard as a centerpoint of the community with all of the resident apartments surrounding. This encourages the Memory Care residents to be out, engaged and active.

Pelican Landing strives for competent, compassionate caregiving that encourages both the residents and the employees to enjoy their experience together. They offer a home-like, enjoyable environment that encourages their residents to feel comfortable and content.

Pricing & Financials

  • Community Fee $2500- one-time, non-refundable fee
  • Assisted Living

    Studio: Pricing varies by care level. Starting at $3,100/month for assisted living and $5,636/month for memory care

    One Bedroom: Contact community for more information

Lease Terms


Pet Fee

$500 Pet Fee, one-time, non-refundable fee. Pets are allowed in Assisted Living only

*All prices listed above are "starting at" monthly estimates. Monthly resident fees may be higher depending on the level of care required.

Community Details

Dining: Residents at Pelican Landing are offered a wide variety of choices when it comes to dining. The residents in Assisted Living are welcomed into a restaurant-style dining room, complete with servers and several options to choose from on a daily basis. They resource local produce and even serve seafood from their own backyard, as they are positioned right on the Indian River Lagoon. The kitchen staff offers over 30 different lunch and dinner options each week and they are open to adding the resident’s own recipes into the rotation as well. All dietary restrictions will be followed for residents in Memory Care. Residents are also welcome to invite their family or friends for special gatherings, which can be catered by the Pelican Landing staff.

Care Services/Staffing: The staff at Pelican Landing is encouraged to look at caregiving as a calling and a gift, an opportunity to help others,  not just a job. Pelican Landing takes a very pro-active and involved approach to staffing their caregivers and staff. The potential employees go through a series of interviews, starting with a large group interview. Once they pass the group interview, they have a one-on-one with a department head and then on to an interview with the Executive Director. The three-part interview process allow associates to come in for the right reasons. It provides an opportunity to learn, grow and understand all aspects of caregiving. Pelican Landing closely follows all State Regulations when staffing.

Room Features:

  • Assisted Living:
    • Kitchenette
    • Emergency call buttons/cords
    • Cable TV
    • Local and long-distance phone service
    • Water, sewer, garbage
    • Housekeeping
    • Ceiling Fans
    • Air Conditioning/Heating
    • Unfurnished
    • Studio and One Bedroom
    • 250 – 525 sq. feet
  • Memory Care
    • Unfurnished
    • Private
    • Studio, 250 sq. feet

Community Amenities & Activities


  • Nurse on-site 24 hours a day
  • Beautician onsite (extra cost)
  • Housekeeping services
  • Laundry and linen service
  • Local transportation
  • Located close to local, waterfront restaurants
  • Local beach access

Activities: The activities at Pelican Landing are varied and research-based. In Memory Care they offer a program called INTO (It’s Never Too Late. It is a computer based program that can be utilized by residents to access information on travel, art, music, TV shows, puzzles, spirituality, military information, positive activities, exercise programs, etc. Families and residents can use it together to assist in reminiscence therapy. In Assisted Living they offer groups, games,  baking classes, exercise classes and community outings to sporting events, concerts and festivals, museums, art galleries, historical attractions,etc.

Pelican Landing offers speech, physical and occupational therapy services on-site.


Pelican Landing Assisted Living and Memory Care is located in the small, fishing village of Sebastian, Florida. It is located on Highway 1 and within a  couple of blocks of the Indian River Lagoon, local beach access and several waterfront restaurants. Pelican Island, the first wildlife refuge designated in the United States, is located in Sebastian. Within a short drive of the community are Sebastian River Medical Center, Home Depot, Walmart, gas stations, banks and a variety of restaurants.

Local attractions

Parks, Beaches & Trails:

  • Sebastian Inlet State Park and Hammock Trail
  • South Beach Community Park
  • Vero Beach Fitness Trail
  • Terrapin Nature Park


Shopping is nearby, plentiful and varied. The Village Square, a local mall, provides a variety of choices, but there are also places like Home Depot, Walmart, small local shops and supermarkets.

Things to do:

  • Pelican Island
  • Environmental Learning Center
  • McKee Botanical Garden
  • St. Sebastian River State Park
  • McLarty Treasure Museum

Nearest hospitals & doctors

Sebastian River Medical Center

13695 US-1

Sebastian, FL 32958

Palm Bay Hospital

1425 Malabar Road NE

Palm Bay, FL 32907

Indian River Medical Center

1000 36th Street

Vero Beach, FL 32960

Nearest places of worship

St. Sebastian Catholic Church

13075 US-1

Sebastian, FL 32958

Roseland United Methodist Church

12962 Roseland Rd

Roseland, FL 32957

Community Baptist Church

12534 Roseland Road

Sebastian, FL 32958

Community FAQ

Does Pelican Landing require a long-term contract?

No, Pelican Landing does not require a long-term contract. They offer their residents a month-to-month contract.

What types of health assessments are performed routinely?

All of the residents at Pelican Landing are evaluated before moving in, at move-in and then again within 30 days of moving in. If there is not a change of condition, evaluations are performed every 90 days going forward. If there is a change of condition, the resident will be re-evaluated and the family will be contacted. A new/ updated plan of service will be drafted at that time.

What types of community events does Pelican Landing offer?

The residents at Pelican Landing will have the opportunity to participate in community events including but not limited to golf tournaments, concerts, museums, dining out, theater, festivals and historical attractions.

Are the apartments furnished at Pelican Landing?

No, the apartments are not furnished. Residents are able to bring their familiar items, furniture and keepsakes with them to Pelican Landing.

Is there a licensed nurse on staff at all times?

Yes, a licensed nurse and highly trained staff are on-site 24 hrs per day, 7 days per week.

Is Pelican Landing  able to accommodate a special diet?

Yes, please ask the staff ways the chef can meet your individual needs.

Are pets allowed at Pelican Landing?

Yes, pets are allowed in Assisted Living and a $500 non-refundable deposit is required.

Request Additional Info

Phone: (772) 581-0366