Assisted Living in Apopka

28 Communities

Brookdale Wekiwa Springs

203 S. Wekiwa Springs Road, Apopka, FL
$$$$
27 reviews
Brookdale Wekiwa Springs is located in close proximity to Route 441 and the Piedmont Plaza shopping mall in Apopka, Florida. Residents and their guests compliment the facility’s friendly, accommodating staff and warm, homelike atmosphere. Visitors enjoy the home-style food, which is served in a hotel-like dining room. Residents appreciate the well-decorated common areas as well as the cozy apartments and spacious, well-appointed cottages. Brookdale Wekiwa Springs receives goo... (read more)
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Wellsprings Residence

700 E. Welch Road, Apopka, FL
$$$$
13 reviews
Wellsprings Residence is located on a 14-acre campus in Apopka, Florida, next to Wekiva Springs State Park and a short drive from Orlando and Disneyworld. Guests describe the community as impeccably clean with landscaped grounds and resident apartments that are attractive and spacious. According to family members, the fresh, home-cooked meals are delicious, and the staff is caring and compassionate with friendly, upbeat attitudes. Popular on-site amenities include resident tr... (read more)
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Panorama Living

1030 Balmy Beach Drive, Apopka, FL
$$$$
3 reviews
Panorama Living is an assisted living facility located in Apopka, Florida, moments away from U.S. Route 441. It's close to the Bear Lake Recreation Area as well as an eclectic mix of restaurants, and the Florida Hospital, Orlando is just ten miles away. The facility receives high marks from visitors and residents for its cleanliness, and reviewers also praise the caring staff, who are on-call 24 hours a day. Prospective residents have the option of choosing a private or semi-... (read more)
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Pine Acres Golden Age Centre

5030 Cub Lake Dr, Apopka, FL
$$$$
0 reviews
Pine Acres Golden Age Centre Founded in 1976. We are a 17 bed state licensed Assisted Living Facility Housekeeping services, laundry, and linen services. We offer medication management. CCTV Secured Facility, Secured backyard. We are Locally Owned and Operated/ within a c omfortable and quiet residential areas. We offer Private and Semi Private rooms. Three nutritious meals served daily, plus snacks. Assistance with dining & activities as needed 24-hour monitored se... (read more)
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Bear Lake Retirement Home

1525 BEAR LAKE ROAD, Apopka, FL
$$$$
2 reviews
Bear Lake Retirement Home is an assisted living facility located in Apopka, Florida, a stone's throw from Bear Lake and not far from Lake Lotus. Just four miles from the Florida Hospital, this facility's staff receive praise from reviewers, who comment on how much they seem to love what they do. Visitors consistently note this community's fresh smell and overall cleanliness. Residents especially appreciate the opportunity to walk around Bear Lake's ponds and wooded areas, and... (read more)
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Florida Living Center

3355 EAST SEMORAN BLVD., Apopka, FL
$$$$
3 reviews
Florida Living Center is an assisted living facility located in Apopka, Florida, near Mirror Lake and within a mile of many restaurants. The facility gets high marks for its staff, whom visitors describe as awesome, caring people. Visitors make note of the facility's activities, such as movie nights and card games, as well as prayer services for a variety of faiths. Residents can shop online or email family with free high-speed Wi-Fi and the on-site computer workstation, and ... (read more)
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Sunny Days Retirement Home Inc

2402 Greenacre Rd, Apopka, FL
$$$$
1 review
M.K.: "I was in Sunny Days. I had a very small room, and I needed a room big enough to put in a recliner. There were no activities whatsoever, and everybody was in their rooms. It was not a bad place, but it was not a good fit for me. I shared a bathroom with five people."
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Apopka Retirement Centre

750 Alabama Ave, Apopka, FL
$$$$
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Greenbriar Retirement

3615 MCNEIL ROAD, Apopka, FL
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Dream Lake Assisted Living

302 N Park Ave, Apopka, FL
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At A Glance

There are 28 assisted living communities in the city and surrounding suburbs to choose from. The average cost of assisted living in Apopka is $2,861 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Apopka

Apopka is located near Orlando, Kissimmee, and Lake Apopka. The city's agricultural industry has prompted it to be called the "Indoor Foliage Capital of the World." Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) in Apopka are regulated by the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration. Facilities can be licensed as a Standard facility or receive one of three Specialty licenses. Facilities with Specialty licenses can offer limited nursing services, limited mental health services or extended congregate care. Apopka has 11 assisted living facilities, with another 30 in nearby communities, including Altamonte Springs, Orlando and Longwood.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Apopka

  • The climate in Apopka is warm year round but can be humid. In January, the average low is around 47 degrees, and the average high in July is 92. There are about 241 days of sunshine each year in Apopka, making it the perfect retirement spot for seniors who love the outdoors.

  • The Apopka area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Florida Hospital, Apopka, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
  • Public transport in Apopka is provided by Lynx. Riders aged over 65 can apply for a discounted fare. Seniors may also be eligible for Access Lynx, a door-to-door service for people who are unable to use the normal bus service.

  • Florida does not tax income from retirement funds, pensions or social security. In addition, the sales tax is close to the national average, and groceries and medication are sales tax exempt. This leaves more money available for retirement living.

  • The cost of living in Apopka is close to the national average. Although groceries are slightly more expensive than the U.S. average, health care is 6 percent cheaper, and transportation is also less expensive.

  • The crime rate in Apopka is higher than 84 percent of other Florida communities. The violent crime rate is very close to the Florida average, but at 40.6 per 1,000 residents, the property crime rate is around one-third higher than the Florida average of 26.87.


Paying for Assisted Living in Apopka

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Florida

$4,040.00 Altamonte Springs
$4,000.00 US
$3,500.00 Winter Garden
$3,278.00 Maitland
$3,050.00 Ocoee
$2,861.00 Apopka
$2,700.00 Mount Dora
$2,591.00 Longwood

Assisted Living costs in Apopka start around $2,861 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.

It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Apopka and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Apopka

Financial assistance is available to seniors in assisted living through the Medicaid Long-Term Care Program or the Assistive Care Services waiver.  For Apopka seniors who receive Social Security income, additional funding may be available through the Optional State Supplement.

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Florida page.

More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Florida page.


Free Assisted Living Resources in Apopka

Apopka and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Apopka

Apopka-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Florida are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Florida page for more information about these laws.