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Senior housing types near Windermere, FL

  • Windermere Assisted Living

    Windermere Assisted Living

    7050 Bramlea Lane, Windermere, FL 34786
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    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • At Home Residential Care

    At Home Residential Care

    1890 Lemon Ave, Kissimmee, FL 34746
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    At Home Residential Care, we provide the human touch. The Goal of our Adult Family Care Home is to offer our family to yours and together create a lasting partnership-the stuff on which great memories are built.

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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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  • 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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  • Gentry Park Orlando

    Gentry Park Orlando

    3201 Center Pointe Dr, Orlando, FL 32825
    (5)
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    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Spring Hills of Lake Mary

    Spring Hills of Lake Mary

    3655 West Lake Mary Boulevard, Lake Mary, FL 32746
    (52)
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Foxtail Lodge

    Foxtail Lodge

    4104 Foxtail Ct, Kissimmee, FL 34746
    (1)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Foxtail Lodge is a hidden treasure, where you may enjoy a tranquil retirement in the heart of the Disney area. A warm welcome and wonderful quality of life awaits each new member of our family. For the enjoyment of our six senior residents, we provide spacious private and semi-private bedrooms, as...

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  • Brookdale Lake Orienta

    Brookdale Lake Orienta

    217 Boston Avenue, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701
    (31)
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    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Dr. Phillips Assisted Living Facility, Inc

    5412 Palm Lake Circle, Orlando, FL 32819
    (1)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Dr. Phillips Assisted Living Community is a senior care home located in the town of Orlando, Florida, in Orange County. It is popularly known for offering Dementia and Alzheimer's Care options for seniors. Our excellent and agreeable surroundings were outlined to give the solace, magnificence and...

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  • Renaissance Retirement Center

    300 W Airport Blvd, Sanford, FL 32773
    (18)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Merrill Gardens at Solivita Marketplace

    Merrill Gardens at Solivita Marketplace

    4602 N Marigold Ave, Kissimmee, FL 34758
    (12)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Welcome to Merrill Gardens at Solivita Marketplace! Enjoy the sunshine while our community gives you the chance to kick back and enjoy the Central Florida lifestyle. Our senior living community is perfectly situated around the corner from the Poinciana Medical Center, and just a short drive from...

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  • Savannah Court of St. Cloud

    Savannah Court of St. Cloud

    3791 Old Canoe Creek Road, Saint Cloud, FL 34769
    (11)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Savannah Court Assisted Living Community, offering gracious retirement assisted living, is located in St. Cloud, Florida, a small family oriented city just South of Orlando. Located in Osceola County, conveniently near the Florida Turnpike and US-192, there are many avenues for all to explore in or...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Spring Hills Hunters Creek

    Spring Hills Hunters Creek

    3800 Town Center Blvd, Orlando, FL 32837
    (88)
    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Brookdale Clermont

    Brookdale Clermont

    650 East Minnehaha Avenue, Clermont, FL 34711
    (31)
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    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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  • Brookdale Wekiwa Springs

    Brookdale Wekiwa Springs

    203 South Wekiwa Springs Road, Apopka, FL 32703
    (25)
    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Savannah Court and Cottage of Oviedo

    Savannah Court and Cottage of Oviedo

    395 Alafaya Woods Boulevard, Oviedo, FL 32765
    (30)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Merrill Gardens at ChampionsGate

    Merrill Gardens at ChampionsGate

    8400 Champions Gate Blvd, Champions Gate, FL 33896
    (5)
    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Inspired Living at Ocoee

    Inspired Living at Ocoee

    1061 Tomyn Blvd, Ocoee, FL 34761
    (8)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • 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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  • 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 Oviedo

    Brookdale Oviedo

    1725 Pine Bark Point, Oviedo, FL 32765
    (19)
    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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Assisted Living in Windermere, Florida

What Is Assisted Living?

Assisted living facilities provide lodging and services to seniors who need some help with daily tasks like taking medications, preparing meals and keeping up with housecleaning. Assisted living communities come in all sizes and shapes, so visiting them is the best way to determine which one is most beneficial for you 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 such as showering and dressing, and a wide range of activities such as for example wellness programs, social events, excursions and much more, all in a safe and secure environment with people their age.

What Are ADLs?

If you are exploring assisted living, you’ve most likely come across the acronym ADLs, which means the Activities of Daily Living. These include:

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

Established in the 1950s, ADLs evaluate a person's general health and function. Generally, older adults who can take care of ADLs on their own but who are thinking about a switch to senior living may be better candidates for independent living. If you have questions about what care type is the best fit for your family member, call 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 more.

Assisted Living Vs. Nursing Homes

The word “assisted living” was initially found in the 1980s to describe a innovative kind of residential living for older adults that was notably different from more regular nursing home models. Assisted living is designed for people who want a certain amount of assistance with day to day activities but who still desire level of independence and who wish to live in an apartment-like environment such as a studio or a one-bedroom apartment. Many assisted living communities offer a complete schedule of activities and events and provide multiple meal choices to accommodate the many different tastes and needs, including special eating plans and restaurant-style options. Small pets tend to be allowed.

In contrast, the hallmark of nursing homes is that they offer skilled nursing care. They are designed to meet the needs of seniors and other people who have health challenges that require 24x7 medical assistance. Meals are generally served in a communal dining room and residents live in individual 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 communities and long-term care facilities. Because they offer more services, nursing homes are more costly than assisted living communities.

Both skilled nursing and assisted living facilities may provide memory care, which is specific support for people coping with cognitive impairment. Actually, 40% of the individuals who live in the state of Florida are currently living with some kind of dementia, according to 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 levels of Alzheimer's require the health care of a nursing home.

What Is Assisted Living Like?

While every facility can be different, below are a few characteristics that a majority of assisted living facilities share:

  • They provide distinct degrees of care, occasionally at different prices.
  • They offer different living options, from studios to one-bedroom apartments.
  • Many permit people to bring their private small pets, including birds, cats and in some cases smaller dogs.
  • They cater to differing backgrounds, cultures and hobbies and interests. Some facilities, for instance, are faith-based, while others are multi-lingual, with activities and dining choices to match. Still more are created for retired military 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 as few as 20 residents, while others many have more than 200.

With so many options to choose from, choosing the best facility can feel overwhelming. Our Senior Living Advisors can help. They live in the areas they serve. When you talk with a Senior Living Advisor, he or she will ask a few questions to better understand what you are interested in, what your budget is and what particular wants your family member may have. Best of all their help and advice is free!

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 ideal for both your family member and your family:

  • You are concerned for your loved one’s health and safety.
  • You are worried they aren’t eating properly.
  • You get worried about them going out of the home 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's concerned about them.
  • You observe that your family member may have problems recalling people’s names or using a familiar technology like their cellular phone or television remote.

If these or other symptoms are bothering you, do something. Get in touch with A Place for Mom and talk to a Senior Living Advisor today. They can reply to your questions and assist you to figure out next steps. Best of all, their knowledge is cost-free!

Assisted Living Inspections and Ratings

Florida provides families with excellent 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 program is one of the most transparent in the nation. To find the information of an assisted living facility in the greater Windermere area, visit the FloridaHealthFinder.gov site and search by service type to get inspection reviews, licensure data, fines and actions assessed against the service, availability of nursing staff, an emergency power plan summary and more.

The state of Florida requires that all new assisted living residents have a medical exam within 4 weeks of move-in to determine an individualized care plan. The state also mandates a baseline number of weekly employee hours based on the number of people who reside in a facility to ensure care plans can be accommodated.

10 Things to Look For When Touring an Assisted Living Facility

The best way to find out if an assisted living community is ideal for your loved one is to tour 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 residence clean, odor-free and well looked after?
  3. Is there a procedure set up for assessing the needs of a brand new resident?
  4. Can residents request transportation if they need it?
  5. Are the personnel professional and polite?
  6. Are there particular visiting periods or are family and friends welcome at any time?
  7. Does each resident have a care plan set up?
  8. What happens if a resident’s requirements change?
  9. Is there an emergency program in place in case of a natural or manmade disaster?
  10. Do the individuals who live there remind you of your family member?

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

How Much Does Assisted Living Cost in Windermere, Florida?

According to the A Place for Mom Senior Living Cost Index, assisted living in the town of Windermere, Florida ranges from $1500 to $7770 monthly. The Senior Living Cost Index is based on what A Place for Mom clients paid after they moved into senior living. It is the only price data source of its kind. By giving these details, families can learn how much they might save in different areas of a particular city area or perhaps a bordering state.

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

How to Pay for Senior Living In Windermere, Florida

How to pay for assisted living is one of 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 does not have ample funds saved to pay for long-term care, it’s common for family members to combine funds to create up the difference.
  • Home equity. Often, seniors sell their places of residence to fund senior living. In some instances, a bridge loan could be available to help cover the cost of moving while the house is readied for sale.
  • Long-term care insurance. This unique kind of insurance is designed to pay for senior care expenses. Some policies may cover other expenditures that can be incurred through 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 be eligible for help and support. Because many benefits go untouched, it’s worthwhile to check to see if your loved one or his or her partner may meet the criteria. To learn more, go 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 many methods to use life insurance to invest in senior living based on the kind of policy you have. Consult with a life insurance or economic advisor to understand about if this program might work for your needs.

Many households assume that Medicare will help purchase assisted living, but it really can only cover short-term care. To learn more, head to Medicare's internet site.

Understanding Assisted Living Costs

Assisted living costs vary broadly from community to facility, so that it pays off to perform your research. Here are some factors that may influence how much you spend:

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

Assisted living communities often charge a set rate that covers many basic services, with additional costs added on for special services. Various other facilities will charge a fee for each individual service, known as a la carte payment, to ensure that residents only pay for the support they make use of. Typically, the monthly base cost covers only rent and meals, with care billed separately. Entrance charges and deposits are also often expected. Fees and rates differ by community, so it’s important to question communities you are visiting about their costs and services.

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

About Senior Living in Windermere, 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 information for seniors and their own families. Get in touch with A Place for Mom to find out more about the more than 50 assisted living facilities in Windermere, Florida.

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