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You know your family, A Place For Mom knows Assisted Living. Our dedicated local Wildwood, FL advisors have helped 306 families make the right choice for their needs. Get full details, pricing and read 510 reviews of our hand-picked communities. Typically prices range from $1500 to $7200 per month.

Finding the best options for assisted living in Wildwood 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 Wildwood, FL

  • HarborChase of Wildwood

    HarborChase of Wildwood

    1477 Huey Street, Wildwood, FL 34785
    (2)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    HarborChase of Wildwood Assisted Living and Memory Care, 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...

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  • Generations Senior Living

    Generations Senior Living

    9871 County Rd 121, Wildwood, FL 34785
    (3)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Generations Senior Living was established in 2016 and operates licensed senior living communities specializing in Memory Care provided by our professional and experienced team. Our upscale residential homes are purposefully built to deliver an environment that is comfortable, familiar, and secure –...

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  • Village Veranda (Opening Spring 2019)

    955 South Hwy 27-441, Lady Lake, FL 32159
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  • Elan Buena Vista

    Elan Buena Vista

    5867 E County Road 466, The Villages, FL 32162
    (17)
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  • Crystel’s Place

    15660 Southeast 86th Court, Summerfield, FL 34491
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Crystal's Place is an assisted living facility located in beautiful Summerfield, Florida. The typical resident is a man or woman with mild to medium level needs. This basically means that the staff is prepared and able to offer assistence to people who need a little extra help with their day to day...

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  • The Windsor of Ocala

    The Windsor of Ocala

    2650 SE 18th Ave, Ocala, FL 34471
    (6)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    The Windsor of Ocala is a licensed assisted living and memory care residence committed to providing quality services in a caring, comfortable environment. We offer professional, personalized services designed to enhance the quality of life for those we serve. We have been serving the needs of senior...

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  • Brookdale Canopy Oaks

    Brookdale Canopy Oaks

    9070 Southwest 80th Avenue, Ocala, FL 34481
    (39)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Quiet Senior Living, Full of Life Your senior years should be full of life, not full of chores like cooking and cleaning. Your days should be spent doing interesting things with interesting people. That’s what you’ll find at this premier assisted living and memory care community in picturesque Ocala...

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  • The Willows

    The Willows

    4725 Bellwether Ln, Oxford, FL 34484
    (25)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Welcome to The Willows, where your retirement adventure awaits. When you visit our retirement community near The Villages in Oxford, you'll notice something unexpected the minute you walk through the doors. You can see, hear, and feel the energy and vibrancy of our community. The lobby is bustling,...

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  • Buffalo Crossings Assisted Living Community

    Buffalo Crossings Assisted Living Community

    3890 Woodridge Dr, The Villages, FL 32162
    (4)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Located on 466, across the street from The Villages' Charter High School, Buffalo Crossings Assisted Living offers golf car access and optional Village Amenities, while providing assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADL's) in comfortable and maintenance-free private apartments to Residents,...

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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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  • 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 Paddock Hills

    Brookdale Paddock Hills

    1601 Southeast 24th Road, Ocala, FL 34471
    (56)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    A Community That Feels Like Home Sweet Home Choosing a senior living community means trading the worries and stress that often come from life at home for the safety and security that comes from living in a place built specifically for you. It also means trading the isolation that often comes from...

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  • Brookdale Chambrel Pinecastle

    Brookdale Chambrel Pinecastle

    1801 Southeast 24th Road, Ocala, FL 34471
    (42)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Here you can do more of what you love. With independent living, assisted living or memory care all on one campus, our community has care options to meet your changing needs. Here you’ll have the worry-free lifestyle you want, plus care if you need it. Maybe it’s time to let someone else do the...

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  • Elan Spanish Springs

    930 Alverez Ave, The Villages, FL 32159
    (7)
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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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  • Brentwood at Fore Ranch

    Brentwood at Fore Ranch

    4511 SW 48th Avenue, Ocala, FL 34474
    (29)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    A NEW STANDARD OF EXCELLENCE Brentwood at Fore Ranch is the new standard of excellence in providing care to seniors in need of assistance or those living with Diabetes or Alzheimers. While most communities focus on what you need, here at Brentwood, we focus on both what you want and need to live a...

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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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  • Atria Lady Lake

    Atria Lady Lake

    930 County Road 466, Lady Lake, FL 32159
    (22)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Set on manicured grounds in picturesque Lake County, adjacent to The Villages retirement community, Atria Lady Lake offers a simplified lifestyle with upscale amenities, delightful dining experiences and discreet, 24-hour support. In addition to independent and assisted living options, Atria Lady...

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  • Greene Acres AFCH

    575 W Sharp Lane, Lecanto, FL 34461
    (3)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Greene Acres AFCH is a residential care home located in the picturesque town of Lecanto, in Citrus County, Florida. Our beautiful home has so much to offer residents and their loved ones. We have a serene and tranquil atmosphere, perfect for seniors looking to relax and spend some quality time with...

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  • HarborChase of Villages Crossing

    HarborChase of Villages Crossing

    13517 NE 86th Court, Lady Lake, FL 32159
    (10)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    HarborChase of Villages Crossing is designed and built to suit the needs of a new generation of seniors. It features 91,000 square feet and 96 spacious units in a safe and secure neighborhood environment. A technology and business center will keep seniors in touch with friends and family while our...

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  • Mayfield Retirement Center

    460 Newell Hill Road, Leesburg, FL 34748
    (5)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Mayfield Retirement Center is an assisted living community located in Leesburg, Florida. We offer a wide range of services to meet the needs of those in Leesburg and the surrounding area. Located off Rt. 460, we offer convenient access to the surrounding community, modern amenities, and incredible,...

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  • Brookdale Tavares

    Brookdale Tavares

    2232 Dora Avenue, Tavares, FL 32778
    (17)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Eustis Senior Care

    228 N. Center St., Eustis, FL 32726
    (5)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Eustis Senior Care lies quietly in the small community of beautiful Eustis, Florida. Just a few streets away from the glistening waters of Lake Eustis, warm Florida sunshine and a gentle breeze over the lake help make Eustis Senior Care a tropical lifestyle to sooth the soul. Eustis is known to be a...

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  • Savannah Manor

    1027 West Main Street, Leesburg, FL 34748
    (5)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Savannah Manor is an assisted living community located in the town of Leesburg, FL. A former citrus production area, the city of Leesburg is in Lake County and home to about 19,000 residents. Residents are able to relax in year round warm weather and enjoy great attractions like nearby Orlando,...

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  • The Cove at Tavares Village

    1501 Sunshine Parkway, Tavares, FL 32778
    (25)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Less than a mile from Lake Harris in beautiful Tavares FL exists a leisurely life at The Cove at Tavares Village. About 25 miles northwest of Orlando, you will find a group of senior citizens who wake up each morning greeted by sunshine and secure in the knowledge their lives are comfortable in...

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  • KYR Tender Care

    429 E. Idlewild Avenue, Eustis, FL 32726
    (1)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    KYR Tender Care is a residential care home located in Eustis, Florida in Lake County. The region around the residential home care experiences relatively warm conditions .This provides a cool atmosphere for the seniors who want to sunbathe. The senior care home is surrounded by a number of lakes in...

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  • Marion Oaks Assisted Living

    Marion Oaks Assisted Living

    3590 SW 137th Loop, Ocala, FL 34473
    (7)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Marion Oaks Assisted Living is an assisted living community located in the peaceful area of Ocala, Marion County, Florida. Our caring community offers care for residents suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's, while still providing them with the quality lifestyle they deserve. We are surrounded by...

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  • Pacifica Senior Living Ocala

    Pacifica Senior Living Ocala

    11311 SW 95th Circle, Ocala, FL 34481
    (78)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Pacifica Senior Living Ocala is a quaint community nestled amongst the quiet of oaks of Ocala. We are near two hospitals, select rehabs, and only minutes away from On Top of the World. Our community is also within walking distance to shopping, popular restaurants, financial institutions, and...

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  • Freedom Pointe at the Villages a CCRC

    Freedom Pointe at the Villages a CCRC

    1475 El Camino Real, Lady Lake, FL 32159
    (16)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Freedom Pointe at the Villages provides a full range of choices for today's seniors. Choosing a senior living community represents a lifestyle choice and we understand that our residents are choosing much more than a comfortable living environment to call home. Our Brookdale community delivers...

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  • Highland Place

    Highland Place

    700 Medical Court East, Inverness, FL 34452
    (16)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Highland Place is located in the lovely town of Inverness, Florida. Inverness is in a beautiful wooded area of Florida and is known for its many festivals and celebrations held throughout the year. Highland Place is located on the east end of town just two miles west of Henderson Lake. Highland...

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Assisted Living in Wildwood, Florida

What Is Assisted Living?

Assisted living facilities provide housing and care to seniors who want some assistance with daily things like taking medicines, preparing meals and keeping up with housework. Assisted living facilities can be found in all sizes and shapes, so visiting them is the most effective way to determine which one is most beneficial for you personally or your loved one.

What Services Are Offered in Assisted Living?

No assisted living community is similar to another. At a minimum, assisted living provides independently minded seniors foods and snack foods, help with things like bathing and dressing, and a wide variety of activities such as for example health and fitness programs, social occasions, excursions plus much more, all in a safe and secure setting among people their age.

What Are ADLs?

If you are exploring assisted living, you’ve very likely run into the acronym ADLs, which stands for the Activities of Daily Living. These consist of:

  • Bathing and showering
  • Toileting
  • Getting dressed
  • Feeding (however, not meal preparation)
  • Continence
  • Functional mobility, which includes getting back in and out of a bed or seat

Established in the 1950s, ADLs evaluate a person's general health and function. In general, older adults who can take care of ADLs on their own but who are thinking about a move to senior living may be better prospects for independent living. In case you have questions in what care type may be the best fit for your loved one, email A Place for Mom. Our Senior Living Advisors can answer any questions you may have about assisted living, independent living, memory care, life plan communities and more.

Assisted Living Vs. Nursing Homes

The word “assisted living” was initially used in the 1980s to spell it out a innovative kind of residential living for old adults that was notably not the same as more typical nursing home designs. Assisted living is created for individuals who want a certain amount of assistance with day to day activities but who still desire level of independence and who wish to reside in an apartment-like setting such as a studio or a one-bedroom apartment. Many assisted living facilities offer a complete schedule of activities and events and provide multiple meal choices to cater to many different tastes and needs, including special diets and restaurant-style options. Small pets are often allowed.

In contrast, the sign of nursing homes is that they provide skilled nursing care. They are designed to meet the requirements of seniors and other people who have medical challenges that need to have 24x7 medical assistance. Meals are generally served in a communal dining hall and residents live in private or shared bedrooms. Some nursing homes also offer short-term rehabilitative care. Nursing homes today are also called convalescent care centers, nursing centers, skilled nursing facilities and long-term care facilities. Since they provide more 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 coping with cognitive impairment. In fact, 40% of the individuals who live in the state of Florida are currently living with some kind 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 supported by assisted living communities while people living with later stages of Alzheimer's require the health care of a nursing home.

What Is Assisted Living Like?

Whilst every facility is usually different, here are some characteristics which most assisted living communities share:

  • They offer different levels of care and attention, sometimes at varied prices.
  • They provide assorted living options, from studios to one-bedroom apartments.
  • Many allow people to bring their personal household pets, including birds, cats and in some cases smaller sized dogs.
  • They cater to different backgrounds, traditions and interests. Some communities, for example, are faith-based, while others are multi-lingual, with activities and dining options to complement. Still more are designed for retired military or college alumni and sometimes are even situated on or near university campuses.
  • They may offer accommodations for partners along with individuals.
  • They range in proportions. Some communities have as few as 20 residents, while some many have more than 200.

With so many options to choose from, finding the right facility can seem overpowering. Our Senior Living Advisors will help. They live 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. Best of all their advice 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. Here are a few other hints that assisted living could be ideal for both your loved one and your family:

  • You are concerned for your loved one’s health and safety.
  • You are concerned they aren’t eating correctly.
  • You feel concerned about them going out of the home alone.
  • You notice they are spending much less time with friends and family.
  • You receive a phone call or note from a next door neighbor who's concerned about them.
  • You observe that your loved one may have trouble remembering people’s names or working with a familiar technology like their cellular phone or TV remote control.

If these or various other symptoms are worrying you, do something. Contact A Place for Mom and talk to a Senior Living Advisor today. They can answer your questions and help you figure out next steps. On top of that, their knowledge is cost-free!

Assisted Living Inspections and Ratings

Florida provides families with excellent usage of 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 information of an assisted living facility in the greater Wildwood area, visit the FloridaHealthFinder.gov site and search by service type to get inspection reports, licensure data, fines and activities assessed against the facility, availability of nursing staff, an emergency power plan summary and more.

The state of Florida requires that new assisted living residents have a medical examination within 4 weeks of move-in to evaluate an personalized care plan. The state also mandates a minimum number of weekly employee hours based on the number of individuals who reside in a community to ensure care plans can be accommodated.

10 Things to Look For When Touring an Assisted Living Facility

The best way to figure out if an assisted living facility is right for your loved one is to see one -- or better yet, four or five of them! Here are some points to pay attention to when you visit:

  1. Does the personnel connect to the residents?
  2. Is the facility clean, odor-free and well taken care of?
  3. Is there a procedure in place for evaluating the needs of a new resident?
  4. Can residents arrange for transportation if they need it?
  5. Are the staff professional and courteous?
  6. Are there specific visiting times or are family and friends welcome anytime?
  7. Does each resident have a care plan set up?
  8. What happens if a resident’s needs 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 on the things to search for while visiting an assisted living facility, see our Planning and Advice pages.

How Much Does Assisted Living Cost in Wildwood, Florida?

Based on the A Place for Mom Senior Living Cost Index, assisted living in the city of Wildwood, Florida ranges from $1500 to $7200 per month. The Senior Living Cost Index is based on what A Place for Mom clients paid after they moved into senior living. It's the only price data source of its kind. By giving this information, families can learn how much they could save in different regions of a specific city area or perhaps a bordering state.

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

How to Pay for Senior Living In Wildwood, Florida

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

  • Personal income or savings. If a senior does not have ample funds saved to pay for long-term care, it’s common for families to combine money to make up the difference.
  • Home equity. Often, seniors sell their homes to fund senior living. In some instances, a bridge loan may be available to help cover the cost of moving while the house is prepared for sale.
  • Long-term care insurance. This particular kind of insurance is designed to include senior care expenses. Some policies may cover other expenditures that can be incurred while in the transition to assisted living, such as for example acquiring a case manager or care coordinator.
  • Veterans benefits. Many seniors have served in the armed service and may be eligible for help and support. Because benefits go unused, it’s worthwhile to check to discover if your family member or his / her spouse might meet the criteria. For more information, 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 methods to use life insurance to invest in senior living determined by the kind of policy you hold. Consult a life insurance or economic counselor to learn about if this option might work for your situation.

Many households believe that Medicare will pay for assisted living, but it really can only cover short-term care. For more information, head to Medicare's website.

Understanding Assisted Living Costs

Assisted living costs vary widely from community to community, so it pays off to do your research. Here are some factors that may have an effect on just how much you pay:

  • Type of residence
  • Size of apartment (studio, one- or two-bedroom apartment)
  • Types of solutions needed
  • Geographical location
  • Location of the facility
  • Level of luxuriousness

Assisted living facilities frequently charge a set fee that addresses many basic solutions, with extra fees added on for special services. Additional facilities will charge a service charge for each individual service, referred to as a la carte payment, so that residents only pay for the solutions they make use of. In most cases, the monthly base fee consists of only rent and meals, with care billed separately. Entrance fees and deposits are also frequently required. Fees and prices differ by community, so it’s important to ask facilities you are checking out about their costs and products and services.

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

About Senior Living in Wildwood, Florida

With its low tax prices and tropical weather, the state of Florida is among probably the most popular places 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 discover more about the more than 34 assisted living facilities in Wildwood, Florida.

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