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Finding the best options for assisted living in Winter Haven 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 Winter Haven, FL

  • Brookdale Winter Haven

    Brookdale Winter Haven

    6110 Cypress Gardens Boulevard, Winter Haven, FL 33884
    (11)
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    Brookdale Winter Haven is an assisted living community in beautiful Winter Haven, Florida. Located in between the two metropolitan areas of Tampa and Orlando, Winter Haven is just that - a haven that beckons people from all over the world with beautiful weather year-round. Winter Haven boasts...

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  • Brandywyne Assisted Living

    1801 Lake Mariam Drive, Winter Haven, FL 33884
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  • Lake Howard Heights

    Lake Howard Heights

    650 N Lake Howard Dr, Winter Haven, FL 33880
    (25)
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  • Spring Haven Retirement

    1225 Havendale Blvd NW, Winter Haven, FL 33881
    (55)
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    Forget what you thought you knew about retirement living – this is retirement living that will make you say WOW! Located on five lush acres of land, Spring Haven Retirement is a senior living community full of envious services and amenities. With a pool, hot tub, and beautiful views of Lake...

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  • Rosecastle at Delaney Creek

    Rosecastle at Delaney Creek

    320 S. Lakewood Drive, Brandon, FL 33511
    (9)
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    We welcome residents to Rosecastle at Delaney Creek Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Brandon, Florida. Our residents enjoy living among stately trees and natural wetlands as we are located just minutes from I-75 and near medical offices, restaurants, shopping malls, theaters and local...

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  • Merrill Gardens at Solivita Marketplace

    Merrill Gardens at Solivita Marketplace

    4602 N Marigold Ave, Kissimmee, FL 34758
    (12)
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    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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  • Merrill Gardens at ChampionsGate

    Merrill Gardens at ChampionsGate

    8400 Champions Gate Blvd, Champions Gate, FL 33896
    (5)
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    Welcome to Merrill Gardens at ChampionsGate! Soak up the sunshine while our community gives you the chance to kick back and enjoy the Central Florida lifestyle with ease. Merrill Gardens offers private apartments and numerous common areas designed for enjoying life on your terms. You have your...

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  • 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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  • Savannah Court of Bartow

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

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  • Twin Creeks Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Twin Creeks Assisted Living & Memory Care

    13470 Boyette Rd, Riverview, FL 33569
    (1)
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    An approach to Assisted Living and Memory Care in Riverview that keeps each resident’s specific and INDIVIDUAL NEEDS IN MIND.

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  • 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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  • Lake Morton Plaza

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

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  • Somerby Lake Nona

    Somerby Lake Nona

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

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  • Grand Villa of Lakeland

    Grand Villa of Lakeland

    2111 Lakeland Hills Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33805
    (31)
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    Welcome to the new Grand Villa of Lakeland! Our lovely assisted living and memory care community in Lakeland, Florida, is centrally located between Orlando and Tampa. Grand Villa is a resort style community with fabulous features and amenities designed to help our residents enjoy life to the...

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  • Brookdale Oakbridge

    Brookdale Oakbridge

    3110 Oakbridge Boulevard East, Lakeland, FL 33803
    (19)
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    Brookdale Oakbridge is a premiere assisted living community in tranquil Lakeland, Florida. Lakeland is located between Tampa and Orlando and is home to Florida Southern College, offering citizens exceptional cultural and recreational opportunities. Lakeland boasts many parks and lakes, as well as is...

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  • Superior Residences of Clermont

    Superior Residences of Clermont

    1600 Hunt Trace Boulevard, Clermont, FL 34711
    (17)
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    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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  • Savannah Court of Brandon

    824 North Parsons Avenue, Brandon, FL 33510
    (44)
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    Savannah Court of Brandon senior assisted living community is licensed for 46 residents, is full of vibrant activity, yet offers a warm and comfortable feel throughout. Savannah Court offers an outstanding local reputation and has proudly been serving Seniors in the Brandon and Tampa Bay area for...

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  • Aldea Green

    Aldea Green

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

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  • Evelyn's Home Assisted Living

    Evelyn's Home Assisted Living

    2119 Beacon Landing Circle, Orlando, FL 32824
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    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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  • Benton House of Clermont

    Benton House of Clermont

    16401 Good Hearth Blvd, Clermont, FL 34711
    (15)
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    Welcome to the new Benton House of Clermont! A beautiful senior living community full of warmth, decorated with fine furnishings, stunning artwork and more often than not the scent of something delicious baking in the kitchen. A place where independence thrives but help is just a call away. Benton...

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  • 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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  • Foxtail Lodge

    Foxtail Lodge

    4104 Foxtail Ct, Kissimmee, FL 34746
    (1)
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    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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  • 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 Manor at Lake Morton

    The Manor at Lake Morton

    534 E Lime St, Lakeland, FL 33801
    (4)
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    Upscale Assisted Living Care for Senior Adults in Historic Downtown Lakeland!- The Manor at Lake Morton offers assisted living care for seniors in the charming historic district of Lakeland. Our modern senior residential community is just a short walk from Lakeland's thriving downtown restaurants...

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  • 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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  • 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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  • Savannah Court of St. Cloud

    Savannah Court of St. Cloud

    3791 Old Canoe Creek Road, Saint Cloud, FL 34769
    (11)
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    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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  • The Edwinola Senior Community

    The Edwinola Senior Community

    14235 Edwinola Way, Dade City, FL 33523
    (13)
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    The Edwinola was originally built in 1912 as a hotel. The name “Edwinola” is a combination of the original owners names, Edwin and Lola Gasque. Since it’s construction, it has been a favorite destination of travelers coming to the Dade City, FL area. The Edwinola would eventually go on to serve as a...

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  • Honor House Assisted Living Facility LLC

    Honor House Assisted Living Facility LLC

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

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  • Savannah Court of Lake Wales

    Savannah Court of Lake Wales

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

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  • Brookdale Highlands

    Brookdale Highlands

    4250 Lakeland Highlands Road, Lakeland, FL 33813
    (12)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Brookdale Highlands provides assisted living and memory care services in Lakeland, Florida. Located just outside of Tampa, Florida, Lakeland is a vibrant and upscale community. Lakeland is home to Florida Southern College. the Polk Museum of Art, the Hollis Garden and a quaint downtown area with...

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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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  • Windsor at Celebration

    Windsor at Celebration

    1370 Celebration Blvd, Celebration, FL 34747
    (6)
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    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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  • Brookdale Ocoee

    Brookdale Ocoee

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

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  • 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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  • Savannah Court of Haines City

    Savannah Court of Haines City

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

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  • Lake Gibson Village

    Lake Gibson Village

    771 Carpenters Way, Lakeland, FL 33809
    (9)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

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

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  • Rose Garden of Orlando

    Rose Garden of Orlando

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

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  • 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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  • 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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  • Savannah Court of Lakeland

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

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  • Beach House Wiregrass

    Beach House Wiregrass

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

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  • The Crossings at Riverview

    The Crossings at Riverview

    8451 US Hwy 301 S., Riverview, FL 33578
    (42)
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    The Crossings at Riverview located in Riverview, Hillsborough County, Florida is an assisted living community also providing specialized memory care resources for those with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia. Riverview is conveniently accessible to Interstates 4 and 75 and sits along the scenic...

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  • Stone Ledge Manor

    Stone Ledge Manor

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

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  • Spring Hills Hunters Creek

    Spring Hills Hunters Creek

    3800 Town Center Blvd, Orlando, FL 32837
    (88)
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    Spring Hills Hunter's Creek is an assisted living community in sunny Orlando, Florida. In addition to our regular functions, we are also a community of Alzheimer's support and care. At Spring Hills, our motto is 'Caring with a Commitment to Quality.' This motto reflects us in everything we do. Our...

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  • Rosecastle of Zephyrhills

    Rosecastle of Zephyrhills

    37411 Eiland Blvd., Zephyrhills, FL 33542
    (6)
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    Thank you for your interest in Rosecastle of Zephyrhills! We are delighted to have the opportunity to offer such a lovely home to the residents of Hillsborough and Pasco County. Located just minutes away from several hospitals, Florida Medical Clinic, and numerous shopping and entertainment venues,...

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  • Judith Barrett Douglas AFCH

    Judith Barrett Douglas AFCH

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

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  • Grace Manor Suites

    Grace Manor Suites

    4620 Socrum Loop Road, Lakeland, FL 33809
    (18)
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    Assisted Living Care for Seniors with the Warmth of Southern Hospitality Grace Manor Suites is a warm, inviting home for seniors that offers affordable family-style residential and assisted living care. Our community offers an enriched, welcoming lifestyle with spacious apartments, comfortable...

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  • Grace Manor at Hunter's Creek

    Grace Manor at Hunter's Creek

    765 West Grant Street, Plant City, FL 33563
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

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

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  • American House Zephyrhills

    American House Zephyrhills

    38130 Pretty Pond Road, Zephyrhills, FL 33540
    (19)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

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

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Assisted Living in Winter Haven, Florida

What Is Assisted Living?

Assisted living facilities offer lodging and care to seniors who want some help with day-by-day tasks like taking medications, making meals and keeping up with housework. Assisted living communities can be found in all sizes and shapes, so visiting them may be the best way to figure out 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, assist with things such as washing and dressing, and a wide selection of activities such as for example health and fitness programs, cultural occasions, outings plus much more, all in a safe and sound environment with people their age.

What Are ADLs?

If you are exploring 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 (but not meal planning)
  • Continence
  • Functional mobility, which include getting back in and out of a bed or seat

Developed in the 1950s, ADLs evaluate a person's overall health and function. In general, elderly adults who can take care of ADLs on their own but who are considering a switch to senior living may be better prospects for independent living. Should you have questions about what care type is the best match for your loved one, contact A Place for Mom. Our Senior Living Advisors can answer any queries you might have about assisted living, independent living, memory care, life plan facilities and more.

Assisted Living Vs. Nursing Homes

The term “assisted living” was initially found in the 1980s to spell it out a unique kind of residential living for old 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 daily activities but who still want level of independence and who would like to live in an apartment-like setting like a studio or a one-bedroom apartment. A large number of assisted living facilities provide a complete calendar of activities and events and offer multiple meal choices to provide for different tastes and needs, including special diet plans 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 created to meet the needs of seniors and other people who have health conditions that must have 24x7 medical assistance. Meals are usually served in a communal dining hall and residents reside in private or shared bedrooms. Some nursing homes also give short-term therapeutic care. Nursing homes today are also called convalescent care centers, nursing centers, skilled nursing communities and long-term care facilities. Due to the fact that they offer more services, nursing homes are more expensive than assisted living communities.

Both skilled nursing and assisted living facilities may provide memory care, which is specific support for individuals managing cognitive decline. Actually, 40% of the people who reside in the state of Florida are living with some form of dementia, based on the National Center for Assisted Living. Generally, people living with the beginning stages of Alzheimer’s or dementia are best served by assisted living facilities while people living with later levels of dementia require the health care of a nursing home.

What Is Assisted Living Like?

While every facility is certainly unique, here are a few characteristics that almost all assisted living facilities share:

  • They provide assorted levels of care and attention, sometimes at varied prices.
  • They offer different living options, from studios to one-bedroom flats.
  • Many allow residents to bring their personal pets, including birds, cats and in some cases smaller dogs.
  • They focus on different backgrounds, traditions and interests. Some communities, for example, are faith-based, while some are multilingual, with activities and dining options to complement. Still more are created for retired armed service or university alumni and may be even located on or near university campuses.
  • They may offer accommodations for partners along with individuals.
  • They range in proportions. Some communities have only 20 residents, while others many have more than 200.

With so many choices to choose from, choosing the best facility can seem overwhelming. Our Senior Living Advisors can assist. They reside in the communities they serve. When you talk with a Senior Living Advisor, he or she will ask a few questions to better determine what you are looking for, what your budget is going to be and what unique wants your loved one may have. Best of all their advice is free of charge!

When Is It Time to Consider Assisted Living?

If you are asking this question, chances are good that it’s time you find out more about senior living. Here are some other hints that assisted living could be ideal for both your family member and your family:

  • You are worried for your loved one’s well-being.
  • You are concerned they aren’t eating properly.
  • You feel concerned about them going out of the home by themselves.
  • You notice they are spending much less time with family and friends.
  • You receive a telephone call or email from a neighbor who is concerned about them.
  • You observe that your family member may have difficulty recalling people’s names or working with a familiar technology like their cellular phone or TV remote.

If these or various other indicators are troubling you, take action. Contact A Place for Mom and talk to a Senior Living Advisor today. They are able to reply to your questions and assist you to find out next steps. Best of all, their knowledge is free!

Assisted Living Inspections and Ratings

Florida supplies families with exceptional 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 program is one of the most transparent in the country. To find the records of an assisted living facility in the wider Winter Haven area, go to the FloridaHealthFinder.gov site and search by service type to find inspection reports, licensure data, penalties and actions assessed against the service, option 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 a month of move-in to determine an individualized care program. The state also requires the absolute minimum number of weekly employee hours based on the number of individuals who live in a community to make sure care plans will be accommodated.

10 Things to Look For When Touring an Assisted Living Facility

The best way to find out if an assisted living facility is right for your family member is to visit one -- or even better, four or five of them! Here are a few factors to pay attention to when you visit:

  1. Does the staff interact with the residents?
  2. Is the facility clean, odor-free and well looked after?
  3. Is there a process set up for evaluating the requirements of a brand new resident?
  4. Can residents request transport if they require it?
  5. Are the staff professional and courteous?
  6. Are there specific visiting periods or are guests welcome at any time?
  7. Does each resident have a care plan set up?
  8. What happens if a resident’s needs change?
  9. Is there an emergency strategy in place in the event of a natural or manmade disaster?
  10. Do the individuals who live there remind you of your loved one?

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

How Much Does Assisted Living Cost in Winter Haven, Florida?

According to the A Place for Mom Senior Living Cost Index, assisted living in the town of Winter Haven, Florida ranges from $1500 to $6650 per month. The Senior Living Cost Index be determined by what A Place for Mom customers paid after they moved into senior living. It's the only price data source of its kind. By giving this information, families can understand how much they could save in different regions of a specific metropolitan area or even a neighboring state.

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

How to Pay for Senior Living In Winter Haven, Florida

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

  • Personal income or savings. If a senior will not have enough funds saved to pay for long-term care, it’s common for family members to pool money to create up the difference.
  • Home equity. Often, seniors sell their places of residence to pay for senior living. Occasionally, a bridge loan may 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 include senior care expenses. Some policies may cover other expenditures which can be incurred through the transition to assisted living, such as for example employing a case manager or care coordinator.
  • Veterans benefits. Many seniors have served in the military and may be eligible for help and support. Because benefits are unused, it’s worth it to check to see if your family member or his / her partner may be eligible. To find out more, head to va.gov or see our Guidebook to VA Benefits and Long-Term Care for additional information.
  • Sale of a life insurance policy. There are several methods to use life insurance to finance senior living determined by the kind of policy you hold. Consult with a life insurance or financial advisor to learn about if this program might work for your circumstances.

Many family members assume that Medicare will assist pay for assisted living, however it can only cover short-term care. To learn more, head to Medicare's site.

Understanding Assisted Living Costs

Assisted living costs vary broadly from facility to community, so it pays off to do your research. Here are some points that can have an effect on how much you spend:

  • Type of residence
  • Size of house (studio, one- or two-bedroom house)
  • Types of solutions needed
  • Geographical area
  • Location of the facility
  • Level of luxury

Assisted living facilities frequently charge a set rate that covers many basic services, with extra costs added on for special services. Various other facilities will charge a rate for each individual service, referred to as a la carte payment, so that residents only pay for the support they use. In most cases, the monthly base cost consists of only rent and meals, with care billed separately. Entrance costs and deposits are also frequently expected. Fees and rates differ by community, so it’s necessary to question communities you are researching about their costs and products and services.

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

About Senior Living in Winter Haven, Florida

With its low tax rates and tropical climate, the state of Florida is among probably the most popular areas in the United States for seniors. The Area Agency on Aging for Florida offers an abundance of information for seniors and their own families. Call A Place for Mom to find out more about the more than 50 assisted living communities in Winter Haven, Florida.

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