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  • The Manor at Lake Morton

    The Manor at Lake Morton

    534 E Lime St, Lakeland, FL 33801
    (8)
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    Upscale Assisted Living Care for Senior Adults in Historic Downtown Lakeland!- The Manor at Lake Morton offers assisted living care for seniors in the charming historic district of Lakeland. Our modern senior residential community is just a short walk from Lakeland's thriving downtown restaurants...

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  • Lake Morton Plaza

    Lake Morton Plaza

    400 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801
    (24)
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    Experience urban senior living at its finest. At Lake Morton Plaza, our lifestyle is sure to make you say WOW! Located only an hour from Orlando, you’ll find everything you need to live an active, engaging and vibrant life. Close to shopping and attractions, while still providing opportunities to...

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  • Grand Villa of Lakeland

    Grand Villa of Lakeland

    2111 Lakeland Hills Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33805
    (32)
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    Welcome to the new Grand Villa of Lakeland! Our lovely assisted living and memory care community in Lakeland, Florida, is centrally located between Orlando and Tampa. Grand Villa is a resort style community with fabulous features and amenities designed to help our residents enjoy life to the...

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  • Brookdale Oakbridge

    Brookdale Oakbridge

    3110 Oakbridge Boulevard East, Lakeland, FL 33803
    (19)
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    Full Days. Full Lives. Full Hearts. You deserve the best of what life has to offer, and you shouldn’t have to sacrifice the quality of life you want for the safety and security you need, especially as your health changes. At our Lakeland community, you and your loved ones will live with the peace of...

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  • Lake Gibson Village

    Lake Gibson Village

    771 Carpenters Way, Lakeland, FL 33809
    (11)
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    Lake Gibson Village is a community like no other. We offer a unique independent senior living experience set within a beautiful, historic landmark. Our staff of trained professionals provide services that allow our residents to remain focused on what matters most to them: nurturing purposeful...

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  • Grace Manor Suites

    Grace Manor Suites

    4620 Socrum Loop Road, Lakeland, FL 33809
    (22)
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    Assisted Living Care for Seniors with the Warmth of Southern Hospitality Grace Manor Suites is a warm, inviting home for seniors that offers affordable family-style residential and assisted living care. Our community offers an enriched, welcoming lifestyle with spacious apartments, comfortable...

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  • Brookdale Highlands

    Brookdale Highlands

    4250 Lakeland Highlands Road, Lakeland, FL 33813
    (14)
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    Do more. Live more. Find your best senior living life here. There’s a world of activities waiting to be explored at our Highlands community, and you’re just the senior to do it. Life here means a different kind of senior living, where your needs are met, your safety is taken care of 24/7, and your...

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  • Savannah Court of Lakeland

    Savannah Court of Lakeland

    6550 North Socrum Loop Road, Lakeland, FL 33809
    (24)
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    Savannah Court, offering gracious retirement assisted living, is in Lakeland, Florida, a diverse city full of charm and southern hospitality. Located in Polk County, Lakeland is positioned perfectly in the center of the state with easy access to I-4 and conveniently located between Orlando and Tampa...

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  • Judith Barrett Douglas AFCH

    3988 Hampton Hill Drive, Lakeland, FL 33810
    (1)
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    Judith Barrett Douglas AFCH is a senior care home located in Lakeland FL, Polk County. Lakeland is a great locality that is known for its affordable three star hotels that are trickled around the city. The great climate makes the area a great destination not only for tourists but also for the...

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  • McGordons Health and Wellness

    1038 N Walker Ave, Lakeland, FL 33805
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  • Grace Manor at Hunter's Creek

    Grace Manor at Hunter's Creek

    765 West Grant Street, Plant City, FL 33563
    (1)
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    Come see what is fast becoming the go to spot for gracious assisted living on Plant City , Florida. Voted best Assisted Living by Focus magazine readers this year and opening this past May, see why many seniors are loving live at Grace Manor Hunters Creek.

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  • Canopy at Walden Woods (Opening Spring 2021)

    Canopy at Walden Woods (Opening Spring 2021)

    2051 Walden Woods Dr, Plant City, FL 33563
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    The Canopy at Walden Woods is an Assisted Living and Memory Care community featuring the highest standards in dining, activities, and care, offering upscale amenities, Chef-inspired dining, and a myriad of activities promoting physical conditioning and mental wellness. Assisted Living Whether you...

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  • Spring Haven Retirement

    Spring Haven Retirement

    1225 Havendale Blvd NW, Winter Haven, FL 33881
    (56)
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    Forget what you thought you knew about retirement living – this is retirement living that will make you say WOW! Located on five lush acres of land, Spring Haven Retirement is a senior living community full of envious services and amenities. With a pool, hot tub, and beautiful views of Lake...

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  • Savannah Court of Bartow

    290 Idlewood Avenue, Bartow, FL 33830
    (4)
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    Savannah Court of Bartow senior assisted living community is licensed for 36 residents, is full of vibrant activity, yet offers a warm and comfortable feel throughout. Savannah Court provides affordable senior assisted living while delivering personal services to all residents, their families and...

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  • Cherry Blossom ALF

    Cherry Blossom ALF

    2810 Cherry Tree Lane, Plant City, FL 33565
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    Cherry Blossom Assisted Living Facility is a cozy residential home located in Plant City, FL that offers a boutique environment with 2 private and 2 semi-private rooms where residents can expect to receive exceptional personalized care. If the only thing standing between your loved one and the...

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  • Lake Howard Heights

    Lake Howard Heights

    650 N Lake Howard Dr, Winter Haven, FL 33880
    (25)
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    Lake Howard Heights is a premier senior living community, located on Lake Howard in beautiful Winter Haven, Florida. We hold high standards in our home for dining, activities, and provided care. Our community has often been described in the Polk County area as upscale, and we are proud to provide...

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  • Brookdale Winter Haven

    Brookdale Winter Haven

    6110 Cypress Gardens Boulevard, Winter Haven, FL 33884
    (11)
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    Putting more living back in the senior lifestyle. Winter Haven seniors who need a little extra help with daily activities, but who don’t want to sacrifice the feeling of home sweet home, have a great option here. Our community offers assisted living for seniors in beautiful Winter Haven, Florida....

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  • Stone Ledge Manor

    Stone Ledge Manor

    12006 Mcintosh Rd, Thonotosassa, FL 33592
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    The luxury amenities for residents of Stone Ledge Manor are unparalleled. Living at Stone Ledge Manor means that not only will you have access to our highly rated facilities, but you’ll be a part of an active and engaging retirement community. At Stone Ledge Manor, residents are able to maintain an...

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  • Savannah Court of Haines City

    Savannah Court of Haines City

    301 Peninsular Drive, Haines City, FL 33844
    (21)
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    Savannah Court, a senior assisted living community offering gracious retirement living, is located in Haines City, Florida where the people are friendly and the weather is spectacular. Savannah Court is less than a mile from Hwy 27 and is situated next to beautiful Lake Elsie offering many lovely...

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  • American House Zephyrhills

    American House Zephyrhills

    38130 Pretty Pond Road, Zephyrhills, FL 33540
    (27)
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    American House Zephyrhills is an assisted living community located in the gorgeous area of Zephyrhills, Pasco County, Florida. This community offers the perfect views and the calming quiet your loved ones can benefit from. We are all about independence at our community, offering the best care along...

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  • Savannah Court of Brandon

    Savannah Court of Brandon

    824 North Parsons Avenue, Brandon, FL 33510
    (45)
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    Savannah Court of Brandon senior assisted living community is licensed for 46 residents, is full of vibrant activity, yet offers a warm and comfortable feel throughout. Savannah Court offers an outstanding local reputation and has proudly been serving Seniors in the Brandon and Tampa Bay area for...

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  • Merrill Gardens at ChampionsGate

    Merrill Gardens at ChampionsGate

    8400 Champions Gate Blvd, ChampionsGate, FL 33896
    (7)
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    Welcome to Merrill Gardens at ChampionsGate! Soak up the sunshine while our community gives you the chance to kick back and enjoy the Central Florida lifestyle with ease. Merrill Gardens offers private apartments and numerous common areas designed for enjoying life on your terms. You have your...

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  • Aldea Green

    Aldea Green

    700 S Kings Ave, Brandon, FL 33511
    (26)
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    Aldea Green provides premier assisted living services to seniors in the greater Tampa Florida area. Our community is in a residential area with seven acres of landscaped grounds for you to explore. Our caring staff will go out of their way to make sure you are having a good day, whether it is...

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  • Tessera of Brandon

    Tessera of Brandon

    1320 Oakfield Drive, Brandon, FL 33511
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    Like the mosaic that inspires our logo, Tessera of Brandon celebrates the individual strengths of each person who lives at our assisted living and memory care community. And every day, in ways big and small, we’ll create an engaging retirement community of individuals, always honoring your legacy,...

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  • Honor House Assisted Living Facility LLC

    Honor House Assisted Living Facility LLC

    1912 Dove Field Place, Brandon, FL 33510
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    Being a small 5 bed residential Assisted Living Facility, Honor House ALF has been licensed since October of 2013. Being short on longevity, we don't lack in experience. Administrator Rusty has over 26 years of Hospital and Nursing Home experience. Assistant Administrator Jack has over 30 years of...

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  • Twin Creeks Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Twin Creeks Assisted Living & Memory Care

    13470 Boyette Rd, Riverview, FL 33569
    (2)
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    An approach to Assisted Living and Memory Care in Riverview that keeps each resident’s specific and INDIVIDUAL NEEDS IN MIND.

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  • Beach House Assisted Living and Memory Care at Wiregrass Ranch

    Beach House Assisted Living and Memory Care at Wiregrass Ranch

    30070 State Rd 56, Wesley Chapel, FL 33543
    (7)
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    Welcome to Beach House Assisted Living and Memory Care at Wiregrass Ranch! Here at Beach House, we believe your golden years are an opportunity to meet new people, reconnect with family and enjoy fun experiences. We celebrate our community members’ interests and abilities and help residents live...

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  • Water's Edge of Lake Wales

    Water's Edge of Lake Wales

    10 Grove Avenue West, Lake Wales, FL 33853
    (2)
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    If you're looking for comfortable and convenient assisted living in Lake Wales, Polk County, Florida, Water's Edge is a vibrant and beautiful community that's ready to meet and exceed your expectations. Our clean and spacious apartments and villas, which are located mere minutes from downtown, are...

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  • Savannah Court of Lake Wales

    Savannah Court of Lake Wales

    12 East Grove Avenue, Lake Wales, FL 33853
    (9)
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    Savannah Court, offering gracious retirement assisted living is located in Lake Wales, Florida in Polk County. The city of Lake Wales, nestled in Central Florida, was voted 'The Friendliest Small Town in Florida.' Lake Wales is located on the state's geographical ridge offering a climate rich in...

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  • Florry House

    5111 Smith Ryals Road, Plant City, FL 33567
    (1)
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    The Florry House is a small residential care home located in Plant City, Florida, in Hillsborough County. Plant City is nicknamed the 'Winter Strawberry Capital of the World' with a festival usually in February of each year with attendees from around the world. Plant City is also home to one of the...

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  • The Gardens of Lake Alfred

    255 East Main Street, Lake Alfred, FL 33850
    (5)
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    Southern Gardens is an assisted living community within the quiet town of Lake Alfred, FL. Our beautiful community is situated in a region full of citrus and palm trees with plenty of blue skies to enjoy throughout the year. Lake Alfred is a great place to reside and offers a wonderful escape to...

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  • Benrac Home Assisted Living Facility

    910 Briarcliff Drive, Valrico, FL 33594
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    Benrac Home Assisted Living is a senior care home located in the modern city of Valrico, Florida in Hillsborough County. Our community is structured with the aim of providing care to seniors. A lot of customization has been included to ensure it meets the varying needs of many seniors. The fact that...

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  • Westbrooke Manor

    6701 Dairy Road, Zephyrhills, FL 33542
    (4)
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    Westbrooke Manor is an assisted living community located in the Tampa suburb of Zephyrhills, FL. Visitors enjoy visiting Zephyrhills because of its active historic district that instantly transports everyone back in time to the days when life was much simpler. Visiting relatives will love spending...

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  • Ava Cares IV

    1007 Brooker Road, Brandon, FL 33511
    (6)
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    Ava Cares IV is a senior care home located in the stunning city of Brandon, FL in Hillsborough County. Our community is situated a charming and attractive area, making it a great destination place for seniors. Brandon is known for its humid subtropical climate, great restaurants and magnificent...

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  • Boyette Springs

    10507 Sedgebrook Drive, Riverview, FL 33569
    (1)
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    Boyette Springs is a senior home located in Riverview Florida. The residential care home is situated in the quiet subdivision of Riverview on a lot that has many birds, wildlife and flowers that aid the senior guest to appreciate the simple things that nature has been able to gift us. The staff...

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  • Best Care Senior Living at Winter Haven

    Best Care Senior Living at Winter Haven

    1801 Lake Mariam Drive, Winter Haven, FL 33884
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  • Patty's House Four - Jerry Smith Road

    2805 Jerry Smith Road, Dover, FL 33527
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  • Angels Touch - Apache

    504 Apache Trail, Brandon, FL 33511
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Assisted Living in Lakeland, FL

Florida’s assisted living communities are residential living communities that offer assistance, supervision, and care services to individuals who do not require skilled nursing attention. In most cases, these communities provide transportation services, assistance with appointments, scheduled activities, and leisure outings. Certain assisted living communities may offer specialized nursing services, respite, or dementia care.The average costs of assisted living in Lakeland are as follows:

  • Mean cost of care city proper: $3,423 per month
  • Median cost of care city proper: $3,071
  • Mean cost of care metro area: $3,257
  • Median cost of care metro area: $3,171

The average cost of assisted living in Florida is about $42,000 per year. Public assistance is available through the Statewide Medicaid Managed Care (SMMC) Long-Term Care Program. The Agency for Health Care Administration is in charge of licensing this type of facility for the state of Florida.

Licensing Requirements – Florida

Cost of Living in Lakeland, FL

The cost of living in Lakeland is pretty close to the national average, and in some cases, less expensive. Lakeland’s proximity to the Tampa/St. Petersburg metropolitan area makes it a great option to have big city convenience at a fraction of the cost. All index ratings are based on a system where a score of 100 represents the cost of the national average.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Health care Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax Sales tax
86 103 96 $670 15.2% $112,796 $39,238 No 7%

Local Medical Providers

The Lakeland area is home to several highly-rated hospitals, and the following are often ranked among the area’s best:

  • Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center - An 864-bed medical facility, Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center sees over 200,000 patients annually and operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The hospital specializes in a multitude of fields, including cardiology, geriatrics, and orthopedics.
  • AdventHealth Heart of Florida - AdventHealth Heart of Florida is a faith-based hospital located in nearby Davenport. Services and specialties include stroke care, joint replacement, cardiology, women’s health, and more.
  • Winter Haven Hospital - A non-profit, 527-bed hospital located in Winter Haven, just outside Lakeland. Available services include heart health, cancer care, and orthopedics.

Climate and Weather

Lakeland’s climate is considered humid subtropical and is characterized by year-round sun, occasional rain, and consistently warm air temperatures. On average, the humidity level for Lakeland is roughly 59%. The humidity levels are often highest during the month of August at about 67%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
82°F 91°F (July) 72°F (June) 63°F 74°F (February) 51°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating
29 (Good)

Precipitation and Natural Disasters

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall Natural Disasters
4” 9” (June) 0” Hurricanes, floods

Demographics and Values

Lakeland is a smaller city outside the greater metropolitan area of Tampa/St. Petersburg. The largest employer in the region is the Publix supermarket corporation. Other major contributors to Lakeland’s economy are citrus growing and phosphate mining. Politics in Lakeland tend to lean right of center - in the 2016 election, Republicans won the vote in Polk County by about 12%. Lakeland is a great option for anyone who would like to live in a small city but still have convenient access to metropolitan amenities, with Tampa/St. Petersburg being less than an hour’s drive away. The area can be considered moderately unfriendly to members of the LGBTQ community, meaning that you may feel somewhat unsafe in certain spaces.

2016 Presidential Election Results for Polk County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
41.3% 55.4% 3.3%

Population Statistics

Population metro area Population city proper Population density Population trend
708,009 110,516 630 people per square mile Growing at a rate of 1.7%

Age

Median 0-18 18-24 25-44 45-64 65+
41 28.4% 10.3% 24.7% 20.6% 23%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
34.0% 25.8% 9.2%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
2.4% 20.6% 15.6% 0.3% 0.1% 59.8% 2.1%

Crime

Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
31 3.3

Miscellaneous

Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Veterans
54.1% 16.7% 9.5%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

The reliably pleasant, mild weather in the region makes Lakeland an ideal place for outdoor recreation. There are a number of beautiful parks in the Lakeland area, and among them, Lake Mirror Park and its spectacular Hollis Garden are sure not to be missed. Hollis Garden is a botanical garden consisting of tens of thousands of flowers, trees, and bushes set against a backdrop of neo-classical architecture, artwork, and ornamental fountains.

Lakeland is also home to the Smithsonian-affiliated Polk Museum of Art, regarded as one of the top museums in the state. The Polk Museum of Art consists of over 2,500 works from pre-Columbian to contemporary American art, as well as African, Asian, and European works. The grounds of the museum include a sculpture garden, and as an added bonus, the Polk Museum of Art offers free admission. The museum also hosts a regular meet-up for individuals with dementia to participate in artistic endeavors and discussions.

Lastly, for a fun evening excursion, be sure to check out the Silvermoon Drive-in, an authentic drive-in movie theater established in Lakeland in 1948. The Silvermoon has two screens that each show nightly double features - four movies total. Show up early, find a parking spot, and tune into the movie’s sound with your FM radio. The theater also hosts a swap meet every weekend!

Transportation

The Citrus Connection runs the public transportation system of Lakeland, and consists of numerous bus routes running through Lakeland and surrounding neighborhoods. The bus operates Monday through Saturday, from morning to early evening hours. Seniors 65 years and older as well as disabled individuals can receive discounted fares with proper ID, 50% off the standard price.

Licensure Terms for Assisted Living in Lakeland, FL

Adult Family Care Home: Adult family care homes provide full-time, family-type living in a private home for up to five (5) elderly persons or adults with a disability. The residents are not not related to the owner but the owner does live in the same house as the residents. The basic services include, but are not limited to:

  • Housing and nutritional meals
  • Help with the activities of daily living like bathing, dressing, eating, or walking
  • Support with physical transfer
  • Administration of medication
  • Managing the self-administration of medication
  • Supervision of residents
  • Arrange for health care services
  • Provide or arrange for transportation to health care services
  • Health monitoring
  • Organized social activities

Assisted living facilities (ALF) provide full-time living arrangements in the least restrictive and most home-like setting.The basic services include, but are not limited to:

  • Housing
  • Nutritional meal service
  • Help with the activities of daily living
  • Assistance with physical transfer
  • Administering medications
  • Managing the self-administration of medications
  • Arrange for health care services
  • Provide or arrange for transportation to health care services
  • Health monitoring
  • Respite care
  • Organized social activity

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