7 Assisted Living Facilities near High Springs, FL

1 Assisted Living Facility in High Springs, FL

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Plantation Oaks Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
201 Northeast 1st Avenue, High Springs, FL 32643
"Plantation Oaks is very welcoming and the residents were very approachable and out and about instead of being stuckin their rooms. The leadership is very responsive and accommodating and listened..." More

6 Assisted Living Facilities near High Springs, FL

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Brookdale Gainesville Southwest

Provides: Assisted Living
1001 SW 62nd Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32607
"Brookdale Gainesville Southwest (formerly Emeritus at Gainesville) was very comfortable, and there were a lot of activities there. There was no shopping close by, but there was a van available to..." More

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HarborChase of Gainesville

Provides: Assisted Living
1415 Fort Clarke Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
"HarborChase of Gainesville was very good, and the people are nice. They have everything, but it’s just too expensive. There was nothing that wasn't positive about it, except that it's too much..." More

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The Windsor of Gainesville

Provides: Assisted Living
3605 NW 83rd St., Gainesville, FL 32606
"The Windsor of Gainesville's staff seemed to be attentive. They keep my mom's room clean and to me it's comfortable. They have plenty of opportunities for engaging in activities. They have a..." More

Caring Star 2013

The Village at Gainesville

Provides: Assisted Living
8000 NW 27TH BOULEVARD, Gainesville, FL 32606
"The Village at Gainesville was very nice. The prices were a little bit higher though than the other place. They have a bus that takes them shopping, they have a recreation room, and they provide..." More

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Hunters Crossing Place

Provides: Assisted Living
4830 NW 43rd St, Gainesville, FL 32653
"I liked Hunters Crossing. It was less expensive but very nice. I wasn’t impressed with the person who was doing the presentation because she didn’t seem very professional. The community was very..." More

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Riverwood Lodge ALF

Provides: Assisted Living
6873 SW US Hwy 27, Fort White, FL 32038
"Riverwood Lodge felt homey. It’s small, very clean, and brand new inside. They supply everything. The rooms have their own shower and bath facilities and a closet wherein you can hang clothes. " More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in High Springs

    High Springs is a small city in north central Florida just south of the Sante Fe River. There are several green parks for seniors who like being outdoors, including Ginnie Springs and the O' Leno State Park. There’s also the Main Street Antique Mall and the High Springs Emporium for shopping. Seniors who need assistance with daily living tasks such as grooming and medication administration can choose from one assisted living facility within the city limits and 10 facilities in nearby cities such as Gainesville and Lake City.

    In High Springs and the state of Florida, assisted living facilities are regulated by the Bureau of Health Facility Regulation. These facilities provide personal care under a standard license and limited nursing services and extended congregate care under a specialty license.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in High Springs

    • Seniors on a budget might find High Springs to be an excellent place to live within their means. Based on the national cost of living index, High Springs is ranked 97.4. This is also lower than the state’s average of 111.

    • Crime is comparable to many similar cities within the United States, which makes the city a relatively safe place for seniors. Crime is based on a scale from one (low) to 100 (high). Property crime in High Springs ranks 39.5 compared to the national level.

    • High Springs is an excellent city for seniors who enjoy the summer and warmer temperatures. January lows are around 41 degrees Fahrenheit, while July highs are around 92 degrees. The city gets approximately 52 inches of rain per year.

    • The High Springs area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the High Springs Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    • High Springs has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Senior Resource Alliance, an organization that helps promote lifelong learning opportunities for seniors as well as two senior centers.

    • The Alachua County Transportation Service provides round-trip transportation to medical appointments and other errands for individuals aged 60 and older.


    Paying for Assisted Living in High Springs

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Florida

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,500.00 Middleburg
    $3,403.00 Gainesville
    $2,971.00 Ocala
    $2,800.00 Live Oak
    $2,750.00 High Springs
    $2,100.00 Mayo

    Assisted Living costs in High Springs start around $2,750 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 High Springs 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 High Springs

    Seniors in High Springs who need assistance paying for an assisted living facility may apply for two different state waivers. The Statewide Medicaid Managed Care Long-Term Care (SMMC LTC)  program offers assistance for facilities with a standard license, while the Assistive Care Services waiver covers care in assisted living facilities and licensed adult family homes. Individuals may be eligible for one or both programs, and family supplementation is permitted for private rooms.

    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 High Springs

    High Springs 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 High Springs, please visit our Assisted Living in Florida page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in High Springs

    High Springs-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 High Springs

    • Review of Plantation Oaks Senior Living

      Plantation Oaks is very welcoming and the residents were very approachable and out and about instead of being stuckin their rooms. The leadership is very responsive and accommodating and listened v... Read more

      Jean
    • Review of Plantation Oaks Senior Living

      My father was left unattended and uncared for. The staff did not follow my instructions nor did they follow the protocol that I left for them. Needless to say we left for another facility. The only... Read more

      High Springs Son
    • Review of Plantation Oaks Senior Living

      My mother lived at this facility for over a year and I loved it for her. Before she wasn't a really happy person at the last facility I had her in but once I put her in Plantation Oaks she was alwa... Read more

      Lisa W 2017
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