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Spring Haven Retirement

1225 Havendale Blvd NW, Winter Haven, FL 33881

3.6
(79 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Lake Howard Heights

650 N Lake Howard Dr, Winter Haven, FL 33881

4.4
(36 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Lake Howard Heights is a premier senior living community, located on Lake Howard in beautiful Winter Haven, Florida. We hold high standards in our home for dining, activities, and provided care. Our community has often been described in the Polk County area as upscale, and we are proud to provide...

Brookdale Winter Haven

6110 Cypress Gardens Boulevard, Winter Haven, FL 33884

4.0
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Putting more living back in the senior lifestyle.Winter Haven seniors who need a little extra help with daily activities, but who don’t want to sacrifice the feeling of home sweet home, have a great option here. Our community offers assisted living for seniors in beautiful Winter Haven, Florida....

Best Care Senior Living at Winter Haven

1801 Lake Mariam Drive, Winter Haven, FL 33884

4.0
(2 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

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Spring Hills Hunters Creek

3800 Town Center Blvd, Orlando, FL 32837

4.7
(114 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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....

Grand Villa of Altamonte Springs

433 Orange Dr, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701

4.2
(103 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Sun City Senior Living

3855 Upper Creek Drive, Ruskin, FL 33573

4.4
(75 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Located in the heart of Sun City Center, Florida and convenient to Tampa, St. Petersburg and the beautiful beaches. Offering Assisted Living, Memory Care, Adult Day Care and Respite in the greater Tampa Bay Area. We are pet friendly, close to beaches, shopping and hospitals. We offer daycare from...

Savannah Court of Maitland

1301 West Maitland Boulevard, Maitland, FL 32751

3.9
(73 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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....

Azalea Park

1325 Grasslands Boulevard, Lakeland, FL 33803

4.6
(54 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Holiday Retirement provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment.We're the Florida destination you've been looking for. Conveniently situated in a quiet suburb of Tampa, we're close to wonderful shopping, fine dining, churches and world-class healthcare. Come home to us...

Savannah Court of Brandon

824 North Parsons Avenue, Brandon, FL 33510

4.5
(51 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

The Crossings at Riverview

8451 US Hwy 301 S., Riverview, FL 33578

4.5
(54 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Grand Villa of Lakeland

2111 Lakeland Hills Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33805

4.4
(48 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

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...

Osprey Manor

810 E Bella Vista St, Lakeland, FL 33805

4.3
(45 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Osprey Manor is an Independent Senior Living Community in Lakeland, Florida. We focus on comfortable surroundings, opportunities for engagement, home-style dining experiences, and living with amenities which provide our seniors to enjoy their golden years. *Renovation and remodeling throughout...

Tampa Gardens Senior Living

16702 North Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, FL 33618

4.1
(47 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Located just minutes from community hospitals and one mile south of Van Dyke Road on Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa Gardens Senior Living is nestled on the northwest edge of the city, just south of the farmlands of Pasco County. We pride ourselves in our continuity of care provided by experienced...

Elmcroft of Carrollwood

2626 West Bearss Avenue, Tampa, FL 33618

4.1
(44 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Lease by October 29 and get $1,000 off your rent for the first three months. THAT’S A SAVINGS OF $3,000!*We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can to help those who are in need of our services now and...

Brookdale Lake Orienta

217 Boston Avenue, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701

4.0
(45 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Orlando Senior Living at Its BestOrlando 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...

American House Zephyrhills

38130 Pretty Pond Road, Zephyrhills, FL 33540

4.6
(36 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Savannah Grand of Maitland

740 N Wymore Rd, Maitland, FL 32751

4.0
(40 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

At Savannah Grand of Maitland, we have a variety of community features. Residents can participate in frequent off-site adventures and excursions. Dogs and cats are permitted in private rooms. Free wi-fi and high-speed internet are offered to all our residents. Free resident parking and guest...

Grace Manor Suites

4620 N. Socrum Loop Road, Lakeland, FL 33809

4.0
(37 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Assisted Living Care for Seniors with the Warmth of Southern Hospitality in North Lakeland with a decade of care and local ownership. We offer inclusive monthly pricing and there isn't a buy-in here, adding peace of mind. Grace Manor Suites is a warm, inviting home for seniors that offers...

Crane's View Lodge

1601 Hooks St, Clermont, FL 34711

3.8
(39 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

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Cost of independent living in Winter Haven, FL

Independent Living costs differ by location and facility, as many communities offer different levels of care, amenities, and activities. Prices also vary based on how much — or how little — assistance a senior needs.

Monthly average independent living cost comparisons
  • $3,257
    National
  • $3,272
    State
  • $3,121
    Winter Haven, FL
  • $4,175
    Celebration, FL
  • $3,668
    Tampa, FL
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What is independent living?

Independent living offers a stress-free lifestyle for older adults. Independent living communities don’t provide personal care or supervision, but do offer generally healthy adults opportunities for socialization and hassle-free living. Independent living services often include:

  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Social activities and outings
Complete guide to independent living

Winter Haven, Florida

Independent Living

Independent Living Communities provide seniors with a handy balance between an independent lifestyle and not having to concern themselves with chores. Meals, recreational activities and housekeeping responsibilities are taken care of while you are unrestricted to use your time as you desire. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to live among peers, in a community with others of similar ages and backgrounds. Typically comprised of a private living space and a full kitchen, these communities offer residences with many of the amenities of apartment life but without the hassle. Guests can be invited over and entertained, and there will be more time to spend with them with the basic maintenance of daily chores out of the way. While policies vary between locations, a number of residences allow pets as well. If residents decide they would like to employ the services of independent medical professionalls, they always have the option. There are an assortment of benefits and expenditures to balance while choosing an independent living community. It is important to determine if these amenities are covered in your plan: utilities, parking, cable TV, Waiting list deposit, housekeeping, initial assessment fee, private phone, and meals. The conveniences associated with independent living include community activities, healthcare center, restaurant-style dining hall, game/TV room, golf course, fitness center & swimming pool, beauty salon & barber shop, and transportation.

Cost of Living

The location where a community is located might have a huge influence on the cost of care. The overall cost of living can be a major factor when selecting which care option works for your loved one’s needs. The median home value in Winter Haven is about $120,527 and the median cost for rent is $751 per month a month. The rent burden for Winter Haven is about 17.0% of the average person’s monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Winter Haven has a population density of 497 people per square mile. In Winter Haven, 17.3% have some form of disability, 18.7% live in poverty, 51.4% participate in the labor force, and 13.5% do not have health insurance. Demographically, Winter Haven is 0.2% Native American, 3.1% mixed race, 13.7% Hispanic, 66.4% white, 1.0% other or not specified, 1.2% Asian, 28.0% black, and 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. In terms of education, 32.9% have a high-school diploma, 19.0% have a college degree, and 5.9% have a graduate degree. In Winter Haven, 11.0% of the people are veterans. Based on gender, 53.3% are female and 46.7% are male. The median age of Winter Haven is 44 years old.

State Information

An overview of Florida

In terms of resources, Florida has a cost of living index of 98.9, a grocery index rating of 104.0, and a housing index rating of 95.4. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Florida citizen is ranked 13th nation-wide. Additionally, Florida is ranked 29th by standards of healthcare. Residents of Florida enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 21st in the United States. There are 218 general hospitals and 108 health centers that provide care for 21,626,797 Florida residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be St. Joseph’s Hospital, Sarasota Memorial Hospital, and Jupiter Medical Center.

Social demographics of the state

During the latest presidential election, 49% voted for the Republican candidate while 48% voted for the Democratic candidate. The state of Florida ranks 8th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. The state has a median age of 42 and 34% of its population being over the age of 55. In Florida, 35% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 15,611 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-3%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-24%, Mainline Protestant-14%, and Historically Black Protestant-8%. In Florida there are 290 masonic lodges.

State-wide weather information

On average, Florida has an air quality index rating of around 37.0 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of April with a rating of around 47.9 AQI. The average humidity across the state is 75%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of September at around 78%. During the winter, the average temperature in Florida drops to around 60F. The average high winter temperature is around 79F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 36F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 82F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 95F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 66F in the month of June. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 11.50 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 4.54 inches of precipitation a month. While residents of Florida mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Florida can include hurricanes and floods.

Wildlife to be found in Florida

The state of Florida has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of muhly grass, sand pines, a wide variety of palms, and cypresses. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the gray fox, the west Indian (Florida) manatee, the mockingbird, or the six species of sea turtle. The state animal of Florida is the Florida panther.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Florida

The Manor at Lake Morton, Stone Ledge Manor and Tessera of Brandon are the top rated independent living facilities near Winter Haven, Florida. See full list of communities.

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