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Senior housing types near Longwood, FL

  • Wayman Place

    Wayman Place

    342 South Wayman Street, Longwood, FL 32750
    (11)
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    At Wayman Place, we provide high quality, compassionate assisted living options in a lively community. We develop individual care plans to meet the needs of each resident, and a full-time licensed nurse is available 24 hours a day to provide clinical oversight and coordination of care. We offer...

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  • Cascade Heights

    Cascade Heights

    160 Islander Court, Longwood, FL 32750
    (30)
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    Cascade Heights offers independent living and assisted living options in Longwood, Florida. Our picturesque community sits on 15 acres with beautiful gardens and courtyards. And we are conveniently nearby local restaurants and shopping centers. Leisurely stroll along our walking paths, take a dip in...

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  • The Palms of Longwood

    480 East Church Avenue, Longwood, FL 32750
    (3)
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  • Grand Villa of Altamonte Springs

    Grand Villa of Altamonte Springs

    433 Orange Dr, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701
    (68)
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    Grand Villa of Altamonte Springs was designed specifically for Assisted Living. Its spacious apartments are inside a community filled with thoughtful services and generous amenities. Lifestyle options include a continuum of care to provide peace of mind now, and also in the future should a...

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  • Spring Hills of Lake Mary

    Spring Hills of Lake Mary

    3655 West Lake Mary Boulevard, Lake Mary, FL 32746
    (53)
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    We provide our residents with the personal attention and assistance they deserve, while also promoting an independent lifestyle. With a friendly staff and our holistic approach, we engage residents by intriguing their mind, moving their body, and inspiring their spirit while making them as...

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  • Brookdale Lake Mary

    Brookdale Lake Mary

    150 Middle Street, Lake Mary, FL 32746
    (43)
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    Our residents stay busy building beautiful lives. Choose us for your next home sweet home away from home, and you’ll enjoy exceptional assisted living and memory care options in Lake Mary, Florida. You’ll trade the stress and hassle of daily chores, and the worry that often comes from living at home...

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  • Brookdale Altamonte Springs

    Brookdale Altamonte Springs

    360 Montgomery Road, Altamonte Springs, FL 32714
    (22)
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    Building a Life of Redefined Independence If you have the idea that your senior lifestyle has to be filled with chores, cooking, cleaning, and the stress that comes from home ownership and living alone, you should visit our vibrant community. Here, you’ll see what life lived well can look like for...

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  • Savannah Court of Maitland

    Savannah Court of Maitland

    1301 West Maitland Boulevard, Maitland, FL 32751
    (61)
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    Savannah Court assisted living can accommodate just over 100 residents. The Cove skilled nursing and rehabilitation center is small and intimate allowing optimal care for just under 40 residents. The entire community offers personal services to all residents, their families and our guests. Soothing,...

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  • Hibiscus Oaks

    Hibiscus Oaks

    1385 Hibiscus Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789
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    Hibiscus Oaks offers a senior living experience that delivers the highest standards of care in an environment that offers community and welcomes you home. We are nestled into the beautiful streets of Winter Park, just a few blocks away from our sister facilities, Alabama Oaks Assisted Living and...

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  • Palmetto Landing

    Palmetto Landing

    1016 Willa Springs Drive, Winter Springs, FL 32708
    (29)
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    Palmetto Landing offers assisted living and memory care options for seniors in Winter Springs, Florida. We are conveniently nearby a large shopping center, as well as many parks, shops and restaurants. Our lovely single-story community has 64 apartments with three different floor plans for residents...

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  • Alabama Oaks of Winter Park

    Alabama Oaks of Winter Park

    1759 Alabama Dr, Winter Park, FL 32789
    (2)
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    Alabama Oaks offers a senior living experience that delivers the highest standards of care in an environment that offers community and welcomes you home. We are nestled into the beautiful streets of Winter Park, just a few blocks away from our sister facilities, Palmer Oaks Assisted Living and...

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  • Palmer Oaks

    Palmer Oaks

    1525 Palmer Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789
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    Palmer Oaks offers a senior living experience that delivers the highest standards of care in an environment that offers community and welcomes you home. We are nestled into the beautiful streets of Winter Park, just a few blocks away from our sister facilities, Alabama Oaks Assisted Living and...

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  • Renaissance Retirement Center

    Renaissance Retirement Center

    300 W Airport Blvd, Sanford, FL 32773
    (18)
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    Conveniently located just 30 minutes from Orlando sits Renaissance Retirement Center, an extraordinary independent and assisted living community that is filled with energy, engagement, and care. Here, residents are empowered to live life as they choose, no matter how their health needs may change...

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  • Mayflower Retirement Community CCRC

    Mayflower Retirement Community CCRC

    1620 Mayflower Ct, Winter Park, FL 32792
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    The Mayflower Retirement Community is a CCRC community located in charming Winter Park, Florida, the home of Rollins College and the nationally acclaimed Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival. Considered one of the nation’s most desirable addresses, the city is a treasure trove of history, culture, fine...

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  • Brookdale Oviedo

    Brookdale Oviedo

    1725 Pine Bark Point, Oviedo, FL 32765
    (21)
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    Exceptional Senior Living If you’re looking for exceptional assisted living or industry-leading memory care, you’ve found it in Oviedo, Florida. Our plantation-style setting is located within a mile of a thriving marketplace complete with shops and restaurants, meaning we’re not just conveniently...

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  • Brookdale Wekiwa Springs

    Brookdale Wekiwa Springs

    203 South Wekiwa Springs Road, Apopka, FL 32703
    (26)
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    Relaxation for Now. Care for Later. Our community provides a wide range of senior living services in Apopka, Florida. With three different levels of care, many of our residents enjoy the resort-style, relaxed lifestyle of independent living. Others need just a little extra help through our assisted...

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  • Atria Park of Lake Forest

    Atria Park of Lake Forest

    5433 West State Road 46, Sanford, FL 32771
    (46)
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    Atria Park of Lake Forest offers independent living, assisted living, and memory care services. The community is surrounded by majestic oak trees on a beautiful eight-acre campus and is just minutes from downtown Sanford, the Seminole Mall, and nearby Orlando and Mt. Dora. Our residents enjoy luxury...

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  • Westminster Winter Park a CCRC

    Westminster Winter Park a CCRC

    1111 S Lakemont Ave # 101, Winter Park, FL 32792
    (7)
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    Discover Westminster Winter Park, an active senior living community in the heart of Winter Park. You'll enjoy a lifestyle enriched by exclusive access to the arts, wellness, and lifelong learning opportunities. Plus, find beautiful lake vistas; fantastic amenities and hospitality services to match;...

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  • Savannah Court and Cottage of Oviedo

    Savannah Court and Cottage of Oviedo

    395 Alafaya Woods Boulevard, Oviedo, FL 32765
    (31)
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    Savannah Court and Cottage of Oviedo consists of two assisted living communities and one memory care residence nestled on a beautiful campus setting. Each community is the ideal size offering an intimate atmosphere yet is full of vibrant activity. Both Savannah Courts provide affordable assisted...

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  • Westminster Towers a CCRC

    Westminster Towers a CCRC

    70 West Lucerne Circle, Orlando, FL 32801
    (5)
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    Spectacular views are just the start at Westminster Towers. Our community can be the perfect home for your active lifestyle, at the heart of Orlando's burgeoning arts and dining scene. Set on a gardened campus overlooking beautiful Lake Lucerne, we offer a wide selection of high-rise apartment...

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  • Excellence Senior Living

    Excellence Senior Living

    2250 S. Semoran Blvd., Orlando, FL 32822
    (10)
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    With programs not offered at other assisted living facilities; Excellence Senior Living, a member of the International Council of Active Aging, is a place where residents enjoy a high quality lifestyle. We provide proper care, security, life-enhancing programs, and activities in order to maintain...

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  • Brookdale Conway

    Brookdale Conway

    5501 East Michigan Street, Orlando, FL 32822
    (23)
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    Built For One Thing: You. Our residents enjoy exceptional assisted living and memory care services in beautiful East Orlando, just a short drive from downtown, but miles from ordinary. Our community has a resort feel, providing luxurious accommodations, almost endless options for activities and...

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  • Brookdale Ocoee

    Brookdale Ocoee

    80 North Clarke Road, Ocoee, FL 34761
    (22)
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    Care for Now and Later Our community provides exceptional assisted living and memory care options for seniors in Ocoee, Florida. We are centrally located in West Orlando just minutes away from downtown Orlando, close enough to the city for day visits but far enough away to escape the noise. We are...

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  • Atria Orange City

    Atria Orange City

    500 Grand Plaza Dr, Orange City, FL 32763
    (20)
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    Located near Blue Spring State Park in a quiet residential neighborhood, Atria Orange City is a vibrant community designed to help older adults enjoy the benefits of a simplified lifestyle. This inviting residence offers a selection of studio, one- and two- bedroom apartments, each with a...

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  • Savannah Court of Orange City

    Savannah Court of Orange City

    202 Strawberry Oaks Drive, Orange City, FL 32763
    (20)
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    Savannah Court, offering gracious retirement assisted living, is located in Orange City, Florida where the residents are proud of their small town ambiance while offering all of the amenities necessary for today's busier lifestyle. Savannah Court is located on Strawberry Oaks Drive and is situated...

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  • Inspired Living at Ocoee

    Inspired Living at Ocoee

    1061 Tomyn Blvd, Ocoee, FL 34761
    (8)
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    Now Open! Inspired Living Located right off Rt. 429 just south of Florida's Turnpike, Inspired Living provides premier independent and assisted living services with personalized memory care for those with Alzheimer's, dementia or other memory impairments. Our senior living community features...

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  • Caring Hands

    Caring Hands

    2933 Cottageville Street, Deltona, FL 32738
    (2)
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    Caring Hands been in business since 1997. Marie Timogene is a Licensed Practical Nurse with over 20 years experience in senior care. Caring Hands is a safe, happy and nurturing environment for you or your family member whenever it is needed. Marie is the caring hands who will provide the tender...

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  • Brookdale Dr. Phillips

    Brookdale Dr. Phillips

    8001 Pin Oak Drive, Orlando, FL 32819
    (17)
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    Choose Your Own Adventure Assisted living is all about living a redefined independence. We’ll handle the cooking, cleaning and other daily chores. You handle living your best life. To do that, you’ll have a huge number of activities and events available to you. Choose us for your next home sweet...

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  • The Sheridan at Windermere

    The Sheridan at Windermere

    13798 Speer Island Dr, Windermere, FL 34786
    (3)
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    Senior Lifestyle celebrates 30 years of inspired service and hospitality through the unveiling of a new collection of communities — The Sheridan Collection. The Sheridan at Windermere is a delightfully different, upscale Assisted Living and Memory Care community easily accessible for families...

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  • Golden Pond

    Golden Pond

    402 Lakeview Road, Winter Garden, FL 34787
    (21)
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    Golden Pond Communities opened it's doors to the Community in 1999. Additional building was required to meet the needs of the community in 2003. The Executive Director and the Community Relations Director have been at the community working together for ten plus years. Continuity of care is very...

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  • HarborChase of Dr. Phillips NOW OPEN

    HarborChase of Dr. Phillips NOW OPEN

    7233 Della Dr, Orlando, FL 32819
    (2)
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    HarborChase of Dr. Phillips is a place where unrivaled hospitality and classic elegance converge in a timeless setting of peaceful tranquility. Here, you’ll find much more than amazing value in the award-winning cuisine, personalized housekeeping, exhilarating activities, generous amenities and...

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  • Somerby Lake Nona

    Somerby Lake Nona

    9682 Lake Nona Village Pl, Orlando, FL 32827
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    You’ll feel like you’re living at your favorite resort when you call Somerby Lake Nona your home. This beautiful community lets you enjoy a small-town atmosphere while being close to everything that Orlando has to offer. Residents love our spacious apartments that feature high ceilings, spa showers,...

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  • At Home Care Assisted Living Facility

    At Home Care Assisted Living Facility

    42042 Chinaberry Street, Eustis, FL 32736
    (5)
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    When visiting At Home Care Assisted Living Facility you can rest assured that the following is provided: assisted living & memory care, secured facility with safe wandering areas, delicious gourmet meals, and fun activities. We also offer Skype sessions with patients inside so that you can...

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  • Rose Garden of Orlando

    Rose Garden of Orlando

    9309 South Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando, FL 32837
    (77)
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    Rose Garden of Orlando is an assisted living and memory care community located in Orlando, FL in Orange County. Orlando is in central Florida, its biggest claim to fame being that it is home to Walt Disney World and Universal Studios theme parks. Orlando is also dotted with numerous lakes, one of...

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  • Alanson Acres Active Senior Living

    Alanson Acres Active Senior Living

    1644 Alanson Dr, DeLand, FL 32724
    (2)
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    We are a family operated Senior Family Care Home licensed for five residents. Family care homes provide family atmosphere with more one on one care. All our family members are licensed CNA’s. We strive to keep our residents as independent as possible while providing around the clock support,...

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  • SerenityCare, LLC

    SerenityCare, LLC

    651 Regina Circle, Oakland, FL 34787
    (3)
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    SerenityCare — The Inspiration Non nobis solum nati sumus! (Not for ourselves alone are we born!) - Cicero Marie Elsie Rene, my wife of 38 years, was diagnosed on March 4, 2013 with Stage IV pancreatic cancer. As a registered nurse, Elsie dedicated most of her life taking care of the sick....

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  • Woodland Towers

    Woodland Towers

    113 Chipola Ave, DeLand, FL 32720
    (7)
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    Woodland Towers is an assisted living community located in the heart of central Florida in the quiet town of DeLand. Surrounded on all sides by state parks and crystal blue lakes, life at Woodland Towers feels almost like living in the middle of a huge nature preserve. Warm weather moderated by...

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  • Windermere Assisted Living

    Windermere Assisted Living

    7050 Bramlea Lane, Windermere, FL 34786
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    WELCOME TO WINDERMERE ASSISTED LIVING Windermere Assisted Living is your premier destination for assisted living and elderly care services in Windermere, FL and the surrounding areas. Our caregivers provide support at our charming assisted living facility, and can handle all your senior living needs...

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  • Evelyn's Home Assisted Living

    Evelyn's Home Assisted Living

    2119 Beacon Landing Circle, Orlando, FL 32824
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Evelyn's Home Assisted Living, LLC is an assisted living facility that was established 2016 in the Lake Nona area of Orlando, Florida. Lake Nona is a quiet, picturesque locale perfect for senior living. The facility is near the Orlando International Airport, the Orlando Veterans Affairs Medical...

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  • Brookdale Tavares

    Brookdale Tavares

    2232 Dora Avenue, Tavares, FL 32778
    (17)
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    Our assisted living community features an excellent location in Tavares, Fla., known for its famed seaplane base and marina on Lake Dora. Our campus is located in a quiet neighborhood a short drive from downtown Tavares with its quaint local cafes and shops. You’ll find other seniors to bond with...

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  • Brookdale Lake Tavares

    Brookdale Lake Tavares

    1211 East Caroline Street, Tavares, FL 32778
    (31)
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    A lakefront home in sunny Florida. It doesn’t get much better than this. Our picturesque lakeside assisted living community is the perfect place to call home. Explore our fully stocked book shelves in the library. Stroll our lakefront walkways. Enjoy the view from the patio. Our community in Tavares...

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  • The Gardens at Tavares

    The Gardens at Tavares

    900 East Alfred St, Tavares, FL 32778
    (3)
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    The Gardens at Tavares The Gardens At Tavares is located in the beautiful and peaceful city of Tavares, FL. Our community is family owned and managed, and it offers a safe and serene place for seniors to call home. Family members visiting those who choose to live as a part of our assisted living...

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  • Spring Hills Hunters Creek

    Spring Hills Hunters Creek

    3800 Town Center Blvd, Orlando, FL 32837
    (90)
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    Spring Hills Hunter's Creek is an assisted living community in sunny Orlando, Florida. In addition to our regular functions, we are also a community of Alzheimer's support and care. At Spring Hills, our motto is 'Caring with a Commitment to Quality.' This motto reflects us in everything we do. Our...

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  • Brookdale DeLand

    Brookdale DeLand

    1210 North Stone Street, DeLand, FL 32724
    (22)
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    Great Care for Great Seniors About halfways between Orlando and Daytona Beach is an exceptional community for exceptional seniors. We provide a senior living community that feels just like home sweet home, where seniors receive assisted living and memory care. You and your loved ones can trade the...

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  • Rose Manor Inc

    Rose Manor Inc

    120 W North Street, DeLand, FL 32720
    (8)
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    Rose Manor Inc Rose Manor Inc is located in Deland, FL in Volusia County. This residential care home provides the support that you are looking for in an area that is beautiful. Those spending time in Deland enjoy checking out all that the area has to offer, including Hontoon Island State Park,...

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  • Grand Villa of DeLand

    Grand Villa of DeLand

    350 E. International Speedway Blvd., DeLand, FL 32724
    (32)
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    Grand Villa is a gorgeous assisted living and memory care community that is located in sunny DeLand, Volusia County, Florida. Residents are able to enjoy getting in the pool or even going to the community library to get a good book to read. There are barbecue amenities that are available in the pool...

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  • Benton House of Clermont

    Benton House of Clermont

    16401 Good Hearth Blvd, Clermont, FL 34711
    (17)
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    Welcome to the new Benton House of Clermont! A beautiful senior living community full of warmth, decorated with fine furnishings, stunning artwork and more often than not the scent of something delicious baking in the kitchen. A place where independence thrives but help is just a call away. Benton...

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  • Savannah Grand of Maitland

    740 N Wymore Rd, Maitland, FL 32751
    (28)
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    Savannah Grand of Maitland, Florida, offers gracious senior living accommodations in Orange County, Florida. Formerly known as Indigo Palms, Savannah Grand of Maitland located at 740 N Wymore Rd, offers assisted living one bedroom, one bedroom deluxe and studio and studio deluxe apartments. This is...

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  • Aiden Springs Assisted Living Facility

    5520 Howell Branch Road, Winter Park, FL 32792
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Aiden Springs is nestled deep in the green landscape between multiple lakes in Winter Park, Florida. Warm sunshine and sand make a beautiful backdrop as the light gleams off the surrounding lakes. Healthy air and a temperate climate help make it an ideal location for leisurely walks or chatting with...

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  • Kevrona Manor

    5536 Kingswood Drive, Orlando, FL 32810
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Kevrona Manor is an assisted living facility located in Orange County. It offers senior citizens an independent type of living experience while providing health and personal care assistance when needed. It is known for offering a nurturing atmosphere that makes you feel right at home, perfect...

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Assisted Living in Longwood, Florida

What Is Assisted Living?

Assisted living communities provide lodging and services to seniors who want some assistance with day-by-day things like taking medications, making meals and keeping up with housework. Assisted living facilities come in all shapes and sizes, so touring them may be the best way to figure out which one is best for you personally or your loved one.

What Services Are Offered in Assisted Living?

No one assisted living community is like another. At the very least, assisted living gives independently minded seniors foods and snacks, help with things like bathing and dressing, and a wide variety of activities such as wellness programs, social occasions, excursions and much more, all in a safe and secure environment among people their age.

What Are ADLs?

In the event you considering assisted living, you’ve probably come across the acronym ADLs, which stands for the Activities of Daily Living. These consist of:

  • Bathing and showering
  • Toileting
  • Dressing
  • Feeding (but not meal preparation)
  • Continence
  • Functional mobility, which include getting in and out of a bed or seat

Formulated in the 1950s, ADLs evaluate a person's overall health and function. Generally, elderly adults who can manage ADLs on their own but who are considering a move to senior living could be better prospects for independent living. If you have questions about what care type is the best match for your family member, email A Place for Mom. Our Senior Living Advisors can answer any queries you may have about assisted living, independent living, memory care, life plan facilities and even more.

Assisted Living Vs. Nursing Homes

The term “assisted living” was initially used in the 1980s to spell it out a unique kind of residential living for old adults that was notably not the same as more traditional nursing home models. Assisted living is made for individuals who want a certain amount of assistance with day to day activities but who still expect degree of independence and who would like to reside in an apartment-like setting like a studio or a one-bedroom apartment. Many assisted living facilities offer a complete calendar of activities and events and provide multiple meal options to cater to many different tastes and preferences, including special diets and restaurant-style options. Small pets tend to be permitted.

In contrast, the sign of nursing homes is that they provide skilled nursing care. They are created to meet the needs of seniors and others who have health challenges that necessitate 24x7 medical assistance. Meals are usually served in a communal dining room and residents live in private or shared bedrooms. Some nursing homes also give short-term rehabilitative care. Nursing homes today are also known as convalescent care centers, nursing centers, skilled nursing facilities and long-term care communities. Since they provide more help and support, nursing homes are more expensive than assisted living communities.

Both skilled nursing and assisted living communities may offer memory care, which is specific support for individuals dealing with cognitive decline. Actually, 40% of the people who live in the state of Florida are currently living with some type of Alzheimer's, based on the National Center for Assisted Living. In general, people living with the beginning levels of Alzheimer’s or dementia are effectively served by assisted living communities while people living with later stages of dementia require the health care of a nursing home.

What Is Assisted Living Like?

Whilst every facility is definitely unique, here are a few attributes that almost all assisted living facilities share:

  • They offer distinct degrees of care and attention, sometimes at varied prices.
  • They offer different living choices, from studios to one-bedroom flats.
  • Many permit people to bring their own small pets, including birds, cats and in some cases smaller dogs.
  • They cater to differing backgrounds, traditions and hobbies. Some communities, for instance, are faith-based, while others are multi-lingual, with activities and dining choices to match. Still more are designed for retired military or college or university alumni and sometimes are even located on or near university or college campuses.
  • They could offer accommodations for spouses along with individuals.
  • They range in proportions. Some facilities have as few as 20 residents, while others many have more than 200.

With so many choices to choose from, choosing the best place can seem overwhelming. Our Senior Living Advisors can assist. They reside in the areas they serve. When you talk with a Senior Living Advisor, she or he will ask a few pre-determined questions to better determine what you are looking for, what your budget will be and what unique needs your loved one may have. On top of that their guidance is free of charge!

When Is It Time to Consider Assisted Living?

If you're asking this question, chances are good that it’s time you learn more about senior living. Below are a few other hints that assisted living might be right for both your loved one and your family:

  • You are worried for your loved one’s safety.
  • You are worried they aren’t eating correctly.
  • You get worried about them going out of the home all alone.
  • You see they are spending much less time with family and friends.
  • You get a telephone call or email from a friend who's worried about them.
  • You discover that your loved one may have trouble recalling people’s names or using a well-known technology like their mobile phone or TV remote.

If these or a variety of other symptoms are troubling you, take action. Get in touch with A Place for Mom and talk to a Senior Living Advisor today. They can answer your questions and assist you to figure out next steps. On top of that, their expertise is free!

Assisted Living Inspections and Ratings

Florida supplies families with superb access to its assisted living inspection and ratings information. Based on our state-by-state review of state records , Florida’s assisted living regulation and inspection system is among the most transparent in the country. To find the records of an assisted living community in the wider Longwood area, visit the FloridaHealthFinder.gov site and search by community type to locate inspection reports, licensure data, fees and actions assessed against the facility, availability of nursing staff, an emergency power plan summary and more.

The state of Florida mandates that new assisted living residents have a medical examination within 30 days of move-in to identify an personalized care strategy. The state also requires a standard number of weekly staff member hours determined by the number of individuals who reside in a community to ensure care plans will be accommodated.

10 Things to Look For When Touring an Assisted Living Facility

The simplest way to figure out if an assisted living community is best for your family member is to check out one -- or better yet, four or five of them! Below are a few points to observe when you tour:

  1. Does the staff connect to the residents?
  2. Is the community clean, odor-free and well taken care of?
  3. Is there a procedure set up for determining the needs of a new resident?
  4. Can residents arrange for transport if they require it?
  5. Are the personnel professional and respectful?
  6. Are there specific visiting periods or are guests welcome at any time?
  7. Will each resident have a care plan in place?
  8. What happens if a resident’s needs change?
  9. Is there a crisis program in place in the event of a natural or manmade disaster?
  10. Do the people who live there remind you of your loved one?

For more tips on what to search for while touring an assisted living facility, see our Planning and Advice pages.

How Much Does Assisted Living Cost in Longwood, Florida?

Based on the A Place for Mom Senior Living Cost Index, assisted living in the city of Longwood, Florida ranges from $1585 to $7770 monthly. The Senior Living Cost Index is based on what A Place for Mom customers paid after they moved into senior living. It is the only price data source of its kind. By providing this information, families can learn how much they might save in different regions of a specific metro area or perhaps a bordering state.

Ready to find out more? Go to our Senior Living Cost Index web page to find out what price ranges are in your area.

How to Pay for Senior Living In Longwood, Florida

How to pay for assisted living is among the most common questions families have if they meet with one of our Senior Living Advisors. Here are some of the most typical funding options for senior living:

  • Personal income or savings. If a senior does not have a sufficient amount of funds saved to cover long-term care, it’s common for households to pool funds to make up the difference.
  • Home equity. Often, seniors sell their places of residence to pay for senior living. In some instances, a bridge loan may be offered to help cover the price of moving while the house is readied for sale.
  • Long-term care insurance. This special kind of insurance is made to include senior care expenses. Some policies could cover additional expenses which can be incurred while in the transition to assisted living, such as acquiring a case manager or care coordinator.
  • Veterans benefits. Many seniors have served in the armed service and may qualify for help and support. Because many benefits go untouched, it’s worthwhile to check to see if your family member or his or her partner might meet the criteria. To find out more, go to va.gov or see our Guide to VA Benefits and Long-Term Care for more details.
  • Sale of a life insurance policy. There are many methods to use life insurance to invest in senior living depending on the kind of policy you hold. Consult with a life insurance or financial advisor to learn about if this program might work for your circumstances.

Many family members assume that Medicare can help pay for assisted living, but it really can only cover short-term care. To find out more, head to Medicare's website.

Understanding Assisted Living Costs

Assisted living costs vary broadly from community to community, so it makes sense to perform your research. Here are some items that may have an impact on how much you pay:

  • Kind of residence
  • Size of apartment (studio, one- or two-bedroom apartment)
  • Types of providers needed
  • Geographical location
  • Location of the community
  • Level of luxury

Assisted living facilities often charge a set rate that covers many basic solutions, with extra costs added on for special services. Other facilities will charge a service charge for each individual service, known as a la carte payment, so that residents pay just for the solutions they make use of. Typically, the monthly base rate covers only rent and meals, with care charged separately. Entrance charges and deposits are also frequently required. Charges and rates differ by facility, so it’s essential to question facilities you are visiting about their costs and services.

For more information regarding assisted living costs and charge structures, contact a Senior Living Advisor at A Place for Mom.

About Senior Living in Longwood, Florida

With its low tax rates and tropical climate, the state of Florida is among probably the most sought after places in the United States for seniors. The Area Agency on Aging for Florida offers an abundance of resources for seniors and their families. Contact A Place for Mom to discover more about the more than 50 assisted living communities in Longwood, Florida.

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