8 Assisted Living Facilities near Homosassa, FL

Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Homosassa, FL

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Caring Star 2022

Sunflower Springs at Homosassa

Provides: Assisted Living
8733 W. Yulee Drive, Homosassa, FL 34448
"We looked at Sunflower Springs at Homosassa assisted living. The only drawback of the room we saw was the sink in the kitchenette area because it was way too small. It was just a bar sink. We went..." More

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Sugarmill Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
8985 S. SUNCOAST BLVD., Homosassa, FL 34446
"I found on my visit there that the staff was very friendly and caring. They also offered a lot of different activities for the patients there, some of them were bingo, cards, checkers among other..." More

Caring Star 2016

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

Cedar Creek

Provides: Assisted Living
231 NW US-19, Crystal River, FL 34428
"My mother-in-law is in Cedar Creek. It's very, very nice, and we're very happy. There's nothing that I dislike. My wife has the same feeling. We like them very, very much. We have no complaints...." 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

Life Care Center Of Citrus County

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

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

Key Training Center

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

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Homosassa

    Homosassa has a sizable senior population, with almost 39 percent of the town's 2,500 residents aged 65 and older. Seniors who enjoy wildlife may enjoy visiting the Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, which includes an underwater observatory where visitors can see manatees up close.

    Seniors in Homosassa who need help with activities of daily living have eight assisted living facilities to choose from in the area. These facilities are licensed by Florida's Agency for Health Care Administration.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Homosassa

    • Citrus County Transit provides public transportation in Homosassa. Seniors aged 60 and over are eligible to ride the deviated route service for free. A door-to-door service is also available and some seniors may be eligible for discounted fares through the low income program.
    • Homosassa has an overall crime rate of 16 crimes per 1,000 residents. Although this is lower than 67 percent of Florida's communities, it is higher than average when compared to communities in the U.S. of a similar size. Both violent crime and property crime are still lower than Florida averages which may reassure seniors who are concerned for their safety.
    • Homosassa has a warm climate throughout the year. In July the average high temperature is 92 degrees and the average low in January is 46. There's no snow, although the town gets 52 inches of rain each year, 13 inches more than the national average. Seniors hoping to leave cold weather behind may enjoy the town's abundant sunshine.
    • The overall cost of living in Homosassa is 96 on the Sperling scale, four points lower than the national average. Although the cost of groceries are slightly higher than the national average, seniors can save money on everyday expenses like healthcare and transportation, leaving more in the budget for assisted living.
    • The Homosassa area has no facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Crystal River.
    • Florida has no state income tax, which significantly lowers the tax bills of seniors. In addition, sales taxes in the state are close to the national average, which can help seniors who are on a fixed budget.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Homosassa

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Florida

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,800.00 Homosassa
    $3,146.00 Spring Hill
    $2,970.00 Brooksville
    $2,646.00 Inverness
    $2,340.00 Lecanto

    Assisted Living costs in Homosassa start around $3,800 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 Homosassa 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 Homosassa

    Homosassa seniors who receive income from Social Security may be eligible for financial assistance through the Optional State Supplement. The Medicaid Long-Term Care Program or the Assistive Care Services waiver also offer financial assistance to people in assisted living.

    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 Homosassa

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

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Homosassa

    Homosassa-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 Homosassa

    • Review of Sunflower Springs at Homosassa

      We looked at Sunflower Springs at Homosassa assisted living. The only drawback of the room we saw was the sink in the kitchenette area because it was way too small. It was just a bar sink. We went ... Read more

    • Review of Sunflower Springs at Homosassa

      Sunflower Springs at Homosassa was an awesome place if you're looking for assisted living. It's gorgeous and I mean, it would be my choice just instantly, but they cannot take care of her, because ... Read more

    • Review of Sunflower Springs at Homosassa

      We went to visit Sunflower Springs. The rooms are nice and spacious. Everything was perfect until we found out that it wasn't Medicaid approved. That was the only drawback. I would have definitely ... Read more

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