13 Assisted Living Facilities near Crystal River, FL

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Crystal River, FL

Cedar Creek

Provides: Assisted Living
231 NW US-19, Crystal River, FL 34428
"We really liked Cedar Creek. It's a much smaller place and it seems very nice. We saw their apartment, dining room, and their recreation area. The staff was very friendly and very helpful too. They..." More

Sunshine Gardens

Provides: Assisted Living
311 NE 4th Avenue, Crystal River, FL 34429
"The everyday engagement is awesome. I have never stepped into a place that feels so loving. " More

Crystal Gem Manor Alf

Provides: Assisted Living
10845 West Gem Street, Crystal River, FL 34428
"I visited this facility with a fmaily member of a resident and this facility is awesome! From aides to housekeeping and dietary to activities..I found everyone very friendly and caring. The place..." More

Tender Loving Hospitality

Provides: Assisted Living
125 NE 9TH AVENUE, Crystal River, FL 34429
"My aunt currently lives at Tender Loving Hospitality. The facilities are clean and well kept. The staff are caring, and very good at their jobs. They treat the residents like family. There are..." More

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Sunflower Springs ALF

Provides: Assisted Living
8733 W. Yulee Drive, Homosassa, FL 34448
"I absolutely loved Sunflower Springs. I had a really good feeling about that place. They just didn't have memory care, but the people that live there were happy and the staff called them by their..." More

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Always There Assisted Living, LLC - C...

Provides: Assisted Living
9368 N Gentle Breeze Loop, Dunnellon, FL 34434
"Always There is a home setting that is full of love. Along with exceptionally caring staff consistent care residents thrive. During the past difficult year with Covid, I cannot express how much..." More

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The Reserve at Citrus

Provides: Assisted Living
2341 W. Norvell Bryant Hwy, Lecanto, FL 34461
"The Reserve at Citrus, an Inspirit Senior Living Community located in Lecanto Florida, Citrus County. The Reserve at Citrus is a community that offers a range of services and amenities that..." More

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Rosecastle of Citrus

Provides: Assisted Living
279 North Lecanto Highway, Lecanto, FL 34461
"The people at Rosecastle of Citrus are very good to my mother. It's a nice place and I'm happy with it. She is in more of a studio, but they have one- and two-bedroom apartments. They play bingo,..." More

Grand Living at Citrus Hills

Provides: Assisted Living
850 W. Norvell Bryant Highway, Hernando, FL 34442
"Grand Living at Citrus Hills was a beautiful place. It's almost five-stars. It's very, very nice. I was toured by a salesperson, and it was a great tour. We got to see an apartment and all the..." More

Diamond Ridge Health & Rehab

Provides: Assisted Living
2730 W. MARC KNIGHTON COURT, Lecanto, FL 34461

Brentwood Retirement Community

Provides: Assisted Living
1900 W. Alpha Court, Lecanto, FL 34461
" The Brentwood Story Good afternoon, my name is Mary S. I am a retired educator in poor health, who is latent-deaf. Inspite of these challenging circumstances, I am grateful to be a resident..." More

Life Care Center Of Citrus County

Provides: Assisted Living
3325 West Jerwayne Lane, Lecanto, FL 34461

Key Training Center

Provides: Assisted Living
5411 W. Safari Lane, Lecanto, FL 34461

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Crystal River

    Crystal River is a coastal area with small-town charm located near the Withlacoochee River. The site was once home to a cedar harvesting industry, but now this serene area is perfect for a quiet retirement. 

    The Crystal River area is home to 15 Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs), with 4 in Crystal River itself and another 11 in surrounding towns nearby. ALFs provide supervision and personal services to elders. These communities are regulated by the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) and Florida Department of Health (DOH)

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Crystal River

    • The cost of living in Crystal River is 7.8 percent lower than the U. S. average. Seniors might be able to save some money here.

    • In addition to a lower cost of living, seniors throughout Florida can make a dollar stretch further as social security checks, pension income IRA and 401(k) are all untaxed due to the state's lack of income tax.

    • The Crystal River area has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Citrus County Resource Center, an organization that offers seniors a place to play games, learn and socialize as well as three senior centers nearby.
    • Seniors with a respiratory illness or bronchial condition can enjoy the fresh air in Citrus County. The American Lung Association gave this area an A grade for excellent air quality.

    • Seniors and their families may be concerned that the crime rate in Crystal River is very high. Violent crime is scored at 90.8 out of 100 (1 is the safest) compared to the U. S. average of 31.1. In addition, property crime is also high at 68 versus the nation's 38.1 average.

    • The climate in Crystal River is warm and sunny throughout the year. Humid summers average around 91 degrees in July and the area gets 52 inches of rain. Winter low averages are mild at 46 degrees. Seniors may enjoy the opportunity to be outdoors year-round.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Crystal River

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Florida

    $4,000.00 Homosassa
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,185.00 Lecanto
    $2,823.00 Spring Hill
    $2,460.00 Brooksville
    $1,976.00 Inverness

    Assisted Living costs in Crystal River start around $0 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 Crystal River 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 Crystal River

    Florida seniors can help cover the cost of assisted living through the Statewide Managed Medicaid Care Long Term Care program if they are eligible. Senior residents who do not have Medicaid may be qualified to receive aid from an additional six non-Medicaid programs.

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

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    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 Crystal River

    Crystal River 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.

    To see a list of free assisted living resources in Crystal River, please visit our Assisted Living in Florida page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Crystal River

    Crystal River-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.

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    Assisted Living near Crystal River, FL

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Crystal River

    • Review of Cedar Creek

      We really liked Cedar Creek. It's a much smaller place and it seems very nice. We saw their apartment, dining room, and their recreation area. The staff was very friendly and very helpful too. They... Read more

      Leslie
    • Review of Cedar Creek

      We chose Cedar Creek because they're very one-on-one. They have exercise and Catholic and Baptist preachers come in, so they have 2 churches a week, and my friend loves that. The food is excellent.... Read more

      Diana
    • Review of Sunshine Gardens

      The everyday engagement is awesome. I have never stepped into a place that feels so loving. Read more

      kimjones
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