13 Assisted Living Facilities near Hernando, FL

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Hernando, FL

Grand Living at Citrus Hills

Provides: Assisted Living
850 W Norvell Bryant Highway, Hernando, FL 34442
"My parents are in Grand Living at Citrus Hills. The staff is very attentive. All of their departments are very complete. They have doctors, professional nurses, and attendants. The building and..." More

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The Reserve at Citrus

Provides: Assisted Living
2341 W. Norvell Bryant Hwy, Lecanto, FL 34461
"I went to The Reserve at Citrus. It was wonderful. I loved it. And if my mother was at that point and I was at that point, it would be high on my list. Everyone was very friendly. The admission..." 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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New Horizon Assisted Living Residence

Provides: Assisted Living
1745 Forest Drive, Inverness, FL 34453
"I walked in the facility and the staff were all very friendly asked if they could help, told me to please pardon the remodel, the facility is old, but they have new hard wood floor in place and are..." More

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Highland Place

Provides: Assisted Living
700 Medical Court East, Inverness, FL 34452
"Highland Place was very nice, but they don't take Medicare or Medicaid and we're gonna need that. It's a beautiful community and it's very clean. The residents I saw seemed happy. The rooms were..." More

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Rosecastle of Citrus

Provides: Assisted Living
279 North Lecanto Highway, Lecanto, FL 34461
"My brother is in a facility called Rosecastle of Citrus down in Lecanto, Florida and we've made arrangements for my mom to go down there so they can be together. We went down to visit with my..." More

Crown Court

Provides: Assisted Living
109 NORTH SEMINOLE AVENUE, Inverness, FL 34450
"I had an in-person tour of Crown Court. Location-wise, because my sister-in-law is more active, so it's more of a downtown location. It's a converted hotel that is assisted and independent living,..." More

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

Diamond Ridge Health & Rehab

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

Life Care Center Of Citrus County

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

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Pleasant Grove Manor, Inc

Provides: Assisted Living
5701 S. PLEASANT GROVE ROAD, Inverness, FL 34452
"My brother just went into the facility 1-1/2 wks ago and my other brother, sister-in-law and I were concerned (stressed) how we were going to get him to stay there. With the help/advice of Julie,..." More

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Always There Assisted Living, LLC - I...

Provides: Assisted Living
1321 Lakeview Drive, Inverness, FL 34450
"Unlike those large, corporate run, institutional buildings, Always There Assisted Living is a small residence in a home-like setting that ensures your loved one will be cared for and receive the..." More

Key Training Center

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

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Hernando

    Hernando, Florida, is a census-designated city in Citrus County, Florida, located along the scenic edge of the Tsala Apopka Lake. Antique stores, museums and golf courses provide plenty of activities for seniors who live in the area.

    For individuals who need help with daily living tasks, 22 assisted living facilities are located within the area, including one within the city limits of Hernando. These facilities are regulated by the Bureau of Health Facility Regulation and provide services under either a standard license for routine personal care or under a specialty license with limited nursing services.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Hernando

    • The Hernando city area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the Citrus Hills Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • Hernando has an array of community resources for seniors, including Aging Care Advocates, an organization that works to improve the quality of life of seniors in the area as well as two senior centers.
    • Find-A-Ride Florida helps connect seniors with transportation in Hernando and the state of Florida. The program offers discount prices for seniors 60 years and older for the purpose of traveling to medical appointments, employment, education, errands and sightseeing.  
    • Crime in Hernando is ranked on a scale from one (low) to 100 (high). Violent crime within the city is ranked 42.6, which is higher than the national average of 31.1. Property crime is ranked 41.2, which is also higher than the United States average of 38.1. Seniors who live in Hernando should consider traveling with others when exploring the city or doing errands.
    • Seniors who aren’t fans of the cold and snow may find the climate in Hernando to be to their liking. Summers are hot and humid with highs around 91 degrees Fahrenheit. Winters are short and mild with lows around 45 degrees.
    • Seniors on a budget may find it easier to manage their funds in Hernando at a cost of living of 99, which is comparable to the nation’s average of 100. This cost of living is lower than the state’s average of 111, which may make it more affordable to live in Hernando than other cities within the state.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Hernando

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Florida

    $4,195.00 Wildwood
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,800.00 Homosassa
    $2,646.00 Inverness
    $2,600.00 Oxford
    $2,340.00 Lecanto

    Assisted Living costs in Hernando 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 Hernando 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 Hernando

    Public assistance is available for assisted living facilities in Hernando and the state of Florida through two separate programs. The Medicaid Managed Care Long-Term Care Program is for facilities that operate under a standard license and provide semi-private rooms. The Assistive Care Services plan is available for facilities that operate under a specialty license. Neither of these plans pays for private rooms, however, family supplementation is accepted. Eligibility is determined by the Florida Department of Children and Family Services.

    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 Hernando

    Hernando 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 Hernando, please visit our Assisted Living in Florida page.

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Hernando

    Hernando-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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    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Hernando

    • Review of Grand Living at Citrus Hills

      My parents are in Grand Living at Citrus Hills. The staff is very attentive. All of their departments are very complete. They have doctors, professional nurses, and attendants. The building and gro... Read more

    • Review of Grand Living at Citrus Hills

      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 faci... Read more

    • Review of Grand Living at Citrus Hills

      Grand Living at Citrus Hills is absolutely spectacular, beautiful, and phenomenal. The staff is amazing and there's not a person that works there who doesn't say hello. It's unbelievable compared t... Read more

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