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You know your family, A Place For Mom knows Assisted Living. Our dedicated local Oakland, FL advisors have helped 420 families make the right choice for their needs. Get full details, pricing and read 911 reviews of our hand-picked communities. Typically prices range from $1500 to $7770 per month.

Finding the best options for assisted living in Oakland can be a challenge. With so many choices for seniors, making the right one for your family can seem overwhelming. Working together, we can help you gain peace of mind. Our free service includes a local Senior Living Advisor dedicated to matching you with a tailored list of hand-picked communities that meet your needs. We provide you with full details and pricing, scheduling property tours and move in support. There's no cost to you.

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Senior housing types near Oakland, FL

  • 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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  • Blessed Heart Happy Home

    7049 Hennepin Blvd, Orlando, FL 32818
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    Blessed Heart Happy Home is a residential care home located in the city of Orlando, Florida in Orange County. Orlando is one of the most famous cities in Florida, and in the United States in general. It is best known as the home of numerous amusement parks including Disney World, Epcot, and...

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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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  • 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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  • Benton House of Clermont

    Benton House of Clermont

    16401 Good Hearth Blvd, Clermont, FL 34711
    (15)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Excellence Senior Living

    Excellence Senior Living

    2250 S. Semoran Blvd., Orlando, FL 32822
    (9)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Atria Park of Lake Forest

    Atria Park of Lake Forest

    5433 West State Road 46, Sanford, FL 32771
    (46)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Alabama Oaks of Winter Park

    Alabama Oaks of Winter Park

    1759 Alabama Dr, Winter Park, FL 32789
    (2)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Brookdale Ocoee

    Brookdale Ocoee

    80 North Clarke Road, Ocoee, FL 34761
    (22)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Windsor at Celebration

    Windsor at Celebration

    1370 Celebration Blvd, Celebration, FL 34747
    (6)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    At Windsor at Celebration, you will find an unmatched choice in modern senior living with the coveted Celebration, Florida, destination location. This residential, independent lifestyle features top-shelf, specialized services and amenities, cutting-edge technology for resident security and...

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  • HarborChase of Dr. Phillips NOW OPEN

    HarborChase of Dr. Phillips NOW OPEN

    7233 Della Dr, Orlando, FL 32819
    (1)
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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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  • Westminster Towers a CCRC

    Westminster Towers a CCRC

    70 West Lucerne Circle, Orlando, FL 32801
    (5)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Spring Hills of Lake Mary

    Spring Hills of Lake Mary

    3655 West Lake Mary Boulevard, Lake Mary, FL 32746
    (52)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Wayman Place

    Wayman Place

    342 South Wayman Street, Longwood, FL 32750
    (11)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Wayman Place offers assisted living options for seniors in Longwood, Florida. Our community is conveniently nearby many shops and restaurants. Tend to your favorite flowers in our gardens, pamper yourself at our beauty/barber shop or read a good book in our library, at Wayman Place there is...

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  • Brookdale Dr. Phillips

    Brookdale Dr. Phillips

    8001 Pin Oak Drive, Orlando, FL 32819
    (17)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Brookdale Dr. Phillips offers assisted living options for seniors in Orlando, Florida. Our homey community is highly personalized and provides the perfect balance between comfort, beauty and privacy. Our community's innovative design has four different apartment floor plans, all of which are...

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  • Country Comfort Care

    15340 Mallory Lane, Clermont, FL 34715
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Country Comfort Care is a residential care home located in Clermont, FL in Lake County. The apartment style residential care home sprawls under the warm sunny weather in Florida, and life here is fun yet idyllic. The qualified and certified staff members of Country Comfort Care is compassionate and...

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  • Grand Villa of Altamonte Springs

    Grand Villa of Altamonte Springs

    433 Orange Dr, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701
    (67)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • FL Golden Adult Care

    1686 Rachels Ridge Loop, Ocoee, FL 34761
    (3)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    FL Golden Adult Care is located in Ocoee, Florida. We pride ourselves on providing a warm and safe environment. We have a staff of highly trained care givers to assist with your loved ones needs. Our senior care facility goal is to offer superb attention while maintaining the dignity and respect of...

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  • Cascade Heights

    Cascade Heights

    160 Islander Court, Longwood, FL 32750
    (30)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • 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 Wekiwa Springs

    Brookdale Wekiwa Springs

    203 South Wekiwa Springs Road, Apopka, FL 32703
    (24)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Westminster Winter Park a CCRC

    Westminster Winter Park a CCRC

    1111 S Lakemont Ave # 101, Winter Park, FL 32792
    (7)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Winter Park Towers, a charming community on the shores of beautiful Lake Berry, offers a wide variety of active living choices.  We even have our own party boat used frequently by people who live here and their guests.  The community provides a full continuum of exciting experiences for...

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  • Brookdale Conway

    Brookdale Conway

    5501 East Michigan Street, Orlando, FL 32822
    (23)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Ponce Adult Family Care

    7224 Jaffery Court, Orlando, FL 32835
    (2)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    When you explore all of the amenities that we offer at Ponce Adult Family Care, you will quickly find out why we are a leader in our industry. Ponce Adult Family Care is located in a home in Orlando. This provides a beautiful climate to live out the golden years. Shopping, dining, and hospitals are...

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  • Brookdale Lake Mary

    Brookdale Lake Mary

    150 Middle Street, Lake Mary, FL 32746
    (43)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Mayflower Retirement Community CCRC

    Mayflower Retirement Community CCRC

    1620 Mayflower Ct, Winter Park, FL 32792
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Crane's View Lodge

    Crane's View Lodge

    1601 Hooks St, Clermont, FL 34711
    (30)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Welcome to Crane's View Lodge! We are Central Florida's premiere Assisted Living and Memory Care community. Our unparalleled reputation is founded on high-quality health care services and exceptional lifestyle amenities. Our standards for these services and amenities are upheld by our dedicated and...

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  • Gentry Park Orlando

    Gentry Park Orlando

    3201 Center Pointe Dr, Orlando, FL 32825
    (5)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Gentry Park Orlando is a beautiful and cozy senior living community located in East Orlando, at the intersection of 417 & Curry Ford Rd. We are owned by a private group- Mizak Development, LLC- who have many years of experience in building senior living facilities. Located on 30+ acres, the...

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  • The Islands ALF Inc

    901 N Hiawassee Road, Orlando, FL 32818
    (8)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    The Islands Assisted Living Inc. is a residential care home located in the fun capital of America, Orlando, Florida which is located in Orange County. Orlando is America's playground, boasting Disney World, Universal Studios, Medieval Times Dinner Theater, Bok Tower Gardens, Sea Life Orlando...

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  • Somerby Lake Nona

    Somerby Lake Nona

    9682 Lake Nona Village Pl, Orlando, FL 32827
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Shady Lane Retirement Home

    Shady Lane Retirement Home

    201 Rosefield Avenue, Leesburg, FL 34748
    (1)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Shady Lane Retirement Home, LLC is located in a peaceful setting, close to Downtown Leesburg. We provide 24 hours tender loving care in a home-like atmosphere.

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  • Spring Hills Hunters Creek

    Spring Hills Hunters Creek

    3800 Town Center Blvd, Orlando, FL 32837
    (87)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Savannah Court of Maitland

    Savannah Court of Maitland

    1301 West Maitland Boulevard, Maitland, FL 32751
    (61)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Brookdale Lake Orienta

    Brookdale Lake Orienta

    217 Boston Avenue, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701
    (31)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Orlando Senior Living at Its Best Orlando seniors, there’s exceptional senior living waiting for you just a short drive away in the vibrant suburb of Altamonte Springs. Whether you’re looking for independent living, assisted living, or memory care specially designed for Alzheimer’s or those living...

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  • Brookdale Clermont

    Brookdale Clermont

    650 East Minnehaha Avenue, Clermont, FL 34711
    (30)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Great Care for Great Seniors Your senior living lifestyle shouldn’t be defined by the frustration, worry and stress that often comes from life at home. Instead, it should be filled with interesting things to do and interesting people to do them with. That’s what you’ll find here. Residents at our...

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  • The Gardens at Tavares

    The Gardens at Tavares

    900 East Alfred St, Tavares, FL 32778
    (3)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Vista Lake

    Vista Lake

    700 S Lake St, Leesburg, FL 34748
    (20)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Vista Lakes offers assisted living options for seniors in Leesburg, Florida in our intimate single story building. Stroll through our lush courtyard garden, watch your favorite movie in our TV room or enjoy a book by the fireplace. At Vista Lakes there is something for everyone to enjoy. We offer a...

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  • Brookdale Oviedo

    Brookdale Oviedo

    1725 Pine Bark Point, Oviedo, FL 32765
    (18)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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 Altamonte Springs

    Brookdale Altamonte Springs

    360 Montgomery Road, Altamonte Springs, FL 32714
    (22)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Our youthful and vibrant team works together with great harmony, and they always put our residents first.' Nestled just outside of Orlando and in the heart of Altamonte Springs, Brookdale Altamonte Springs is conveniently located between RT 436 and RT 434, just one mile from I-4. The community is...

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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)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Superior Residences of Clermont

    Superior Residences of Clermont

    1600 Hunt Trace Boulevard, Clermont, FL 34711
    (17)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Superior Residences of Clermont has provided exceptional service & care for the residents of South Lake County with both Assisted Living & Memory Care. Opened in 2003, Superior has been the Assisted Living of choice for over 10 years. Our community is located in the heart of Clermont on Hunt Trace...

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  • Merrill Gardens at ChampionsGate

    Merrill Gardens at ChampionsGate

    8400 Champions Gate Blvd, Champions Gate, FL 33896
    (4)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Rose Garden of Orlando

    Rose Garden of Orlando

    9309 South Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando, FL 32837
    (77)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Hibiscus Oaks

    Hibiscus Oaks

    1385 Hibiscus Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • The Sheridan at Windermere

    The Sheridan at Windermere

    13798 Speer Island Dr, Windermere, FL 34786
    (3)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Palmer Oaks

    Palmer Oaks

    1525 Palmer Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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Assisted Living in Oakland, Florida

What Is Assisted Living?

Assisted living communities provide lodging and services to seniors who want some support with daily things like taking medications, making meals and keeping up with housework. Assisted living communities come in all sizes and shapes, so touring them is the most effective way to determine which one is best for you personally or your loved one.

What Services Are Offered in Assisted Living?

No assisted living facility is like another. At the very least, assisted living provides independently minded seniors foods and snacks, help with things such as bathing and dressing, and an array of activities such as for example health and wellness programs, cultural events, excursions plus much more, all in a safe and sound setting with people their age.

What Are ADLs?

In the event you researching assisted living, you’ve most likely run into the acronym ADLs, which means the Activities of Daily Living. These include:

  • Bathing and showering
  • Toileting
  • Dressing
  • Feeding (however, not meal planning)
  • Continence
  • Functional mobility, which includes getting in and out of a bed or chair

Developed in the 1950s, ADLs assess a person's general health and function. Generally, elderly adults who can take care of ADLs by themselves but who are considering a move to senior living could be better candidates for independent living. If you have questions in what care type may be the best fit for your loved one, contact 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 describe a new kind of residential living for older adults that was notably different from more typical nursing home models. Assisted living is created for people who need some support with day to day activities but who still desire degree of autonomy and who want to reside in an apartment-like environment such as a studio or a one-bedroom apartment. A large number of assisted living facilities offer a full schedule of activities and events and offer multiple meal choices to focus on varied tastes and needs, including special diets and restaurant-style options. Small pets tend to be permitted.

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

Both skilled nursing and assisted living communities may offer memory care, which is specific support for individuals managing cognitive impairment. Actually, 40% of the individuals who live in the state of Florida are currently living with some kind of dementia, based on the National Center for Assisted Living. Generally, people living with the initial levels of Alzheimer’s or dementia are best served by assisted living communities while people living with later stages of dementia require the medical care of a nursing home.

What Is Assisted Living Like?

While every facility is definitely distinct, here are some characteristics that a majority of assisted living communities share:

  • They provide distinct levels of care, occasionally at varied prices.
  • They provide assorted living options, from studios to one-bedroom flats.
  • Many allow residents to bring their personal household pets, including birds, cats and in some cases little dogs.
  • They focus on different backgrounds, cultures and interests. Some facilities, for instance, are faith-based, while others are multilingual, with activities and dining choices to complement. Still more are designed for retired armed service or college or university alumni and sometimes are even situated on or near university or college campuses.
  • They may offer accommodations for married couples along with individuals.
  • They range in proportions. Some communities have only 20 residents, while some many have significantly more than 200.

With so many choices to choose from, finding the right place can feel overwhelming. Our Senior Living Advisors will help. They reside in the communities they serve. When you talk to a Senior Living Advisor, he or she will ask a few pre-determined questions to better understand what you are interested in, what your budget is and what particular needs your loved one may have. On top of that their help and advice is no cost!

When Is It Time to Consider Assisted Living?

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

  • You are concerned for your loved one’s health and safety.
  • You are worried they aren’t eating correctly.
  • You get worried about them going out of the house all alone.
  • You see they are spending much less time with family and friends.
  • You get a phone call or email from a next door neighbor who is worried about them.
  • You discover that your family member may have trouble recalling people’s names or working with a well-known technology like their mobile phone or television remote control.

If these or a variety of other indicators are troubling you, take action. Get in touch with A Place for Mom and speak to a Senior Living Advisor today. They are able to answer your questions and help you find out next steps. Best of all, their knowledge is free of charge!

Assisted Living Inspections and Ratings

Florida provides families with superb access to its assisted living inspection and ratings records. 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 information of an assisted living community in the wider Oakland area, visit the FloridaHealthFinder.gov site and search by community type to get inspection reports, licensure data, fees and actions assessed against the facility, option of nursing staff, an emergency power plan overview and more.

The state of Florida mandates that new assisted living residents have a medical examination within 30 days of move-in to evaluate an personalized care strategy. The state also mandates the absolute minimum number of weekly employee hours based on the number of people who live in a facility to make sure care plans will be accommodated.

10 Things to Look For When Touring an Assisted Living Facility

The easiest method to figure out if an assisted living community is right for your loved one is to tour one -- or better yet, four or five of them! Here are some points to pay attention to when you tour:

  1. Does the staff connect to the residents?
  2. Is the facility clean, odor-free and well looked after?
  3. Is there a process in place for determining the requirements of a brand new resident?
  4. Can residents arrange for transport if they require it?
  5. Are the staff professional and polite?
  6. Are there particular visiting hours or are family and friends welcome anytime?
  7. Will each resident possess a care plan set up?
  8. What happens if a resident’s requirements change?
  9. Is there an emergency plan in place in case of a natural or manmade disaster?
  10. Do the individuals who live there remind you of your loved one?

For more tips about the things to search for while visiting an assisted living facility, see our Planning and Advice webpages.

How Much Does Assisted Living Cost in Oakland, Florida?

Based on the A Place for Mom Senior Living Cost Index, assisted living in the town of Oakland, Florida ranges from $1500 to $7770 monthly. The Senior Living Cost Index be determined by what A Place for Mom clients paid after they moved into senior living. It's the only price data source of its kind. By providing this information, families can learn how much they could save in different regions of a specific city area or even a bordering state.

Ready to find out more? Go to our Senior Living Cost Index page to discover what costs are in your area.

How to Pay for Senior Living In Oakland, 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 a few of the most common funding resources for senior living:

  • Personal income or savings. If a senior will not have enough funds saved to cover long-term care, it’s common for households to combine funds to make up the difference.
  • Home equity. Often, seniors sell their homes to fund senior living. In some instances, a bridge loan may be offered to help cover the cost of moving while the home is readied for sale.
  • Long-term care insurance. This special kind of insurance is made to pay for senior care expenditures. Some policies could cover various other expenditures which can be incurred during the transition to assisted living, such as employing a case manager or care coordinator.
  • Veterans benefits. Many seniors have served in the armed service and may qualify for support. Because many benefits go unused, it’s worth it to check to see if your loved one or their spouse might qualify. To find out more, head to va.gov or see our Guideline to VA Benefits and Long-Term Care for more details.
  • Sale of a life insurance policy. There are several ways to use life insurance to finance senior living determined by the kind of policy you have. Consult a life insurance or financial advisor to learn about if this program might work for your circumstances.

Many households believe that Medicare can help purchase assisted living, however it can only cover short-term care. For more information, go to Medicare's site.

Understanding Assisted Living Costs

Assisted living costs vary widely from community to facility, so it pays to do your research. Here are a few points that can influence how much you spend:

  • Type of residence
  • Size of house (studio, one- or two-bedroom apartment)
  • Types of providers needed
  • Geographical area
  • Located area of the facility
  • Level of luxuriousness

Assisted living facilities often charge a set rate that covers many basic solutions, with extra charges added on for special services. Additional communities will charge a service charge for each individual service, known as a la carte payment, to ensure that residents only pay for the support they make use of. In general, the monthly base rate includes only rent and meals, with care billed separately. Entrance fees and deposits are also frequently expected. Fees and rates differ by community, so it’s essential to talk to facilities you are researching about their costs and products and services.

For more information about assisted living costs and charge structures, get in touch with a Senior Living Advisor at A Place for Mom.

About Senior Living in Oakland, Florida

Because of its low tax rates and tropical climate, the state of Florida is among one of the most sought after locations in the United States for seniors. The Area Agency on Aging for Florida offers a wealth of resources for seniors and their families. Contact A Place for Mom to find out more about the more than 50 assisted living facilities in Oakland, Florida.

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