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The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Inverness, FL for 2024

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Inverness

In Inverness, the Bureau of Health Facility Regulation oversees assisted living facilities. The agency governs facilities throughout Florida by handling the licensure process and setting regulations for health and safety. These ensure that residents have a safe environment that meets their needs and complies with state standards.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Inverness

 

  • Inverness seniors can save money with a cost of living that's 15.7% lower than the national average and 18.8% lower than the Florida average. Groceries and utilities are slightly higher than average, but those expenses are covered in assisted living facilities.
  • Residents in Florida don't pay individual income taxes, which can make Inverness even more affordable for seniors seeking long-term care options.
  • Inverness is a relatively safe place to live based on the crime rates. Violent crime in Inverness is rated 14.1 on a 100-point scale, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 22.7. Property crimes are a little higher in Inverness at 40.8, compared to 35.4 nationwide. However, assisted living facilities offer secure communities with 24/7 staffing to help seniors feel safer.
  • Seniors who like to spend time outdoors might appreciate the mild winters in Inverness, where the winter lows are 45 degrees and it doesn't snow. Furthermore, the city sees an average of 246 sunny days compared to the national average of 205 sunny days.
  • HCA Florida Citrus Hospital is located in Inverness and offers a variety of medical services, including 24/7 emergency care. Other specialties include a heart and vascular center, oncology services and an orthopedics and spine center. It's also accredited as a Primary Stroke Center.
  • The water and air quality ratings in Inverness are higher than the national scores. The water quality in Inverness scores 81 out of 100, which is higher than the national average of 55. Similarly, Inverness has an air quality rating of 67 out of 100, while the U.S. average is 58.

 

Paying for Assisted Living in Inverness

 

The median cost for assisted living care in Inverness is $4,250 per month. This can vary depending on the facility's location and amenities.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Nearby Cities

The median rate for assisted living in Inverness is $4,250, which is $250 more than Florida and $250 less than the national median. This rate makes Inverness one of the most expensive cities along the west side of Florida's panhandle. Assisted living care in The Villages costs about $958 more per month, but other nearby cities have lower median costs. Gainesville is the lowest-priced nearby city costing about $1,900 less than Inverness. Tampa is about $900 lower per month while Ocala is about $400 less. 

Inverness

$4,250

Florida

$4,000

United States

$4,500

Gainesville

$2,350

Tampa

$3,350

Ocala

$3,850

The Villages

$5,208

The Cost of Other Types of Senior Care

In Inverness, assisted living is often the most affordable long-term care option. In-home care for seniors who want similar services in their homes costs about $23 more per month. Home health care costs about $309 more than assisted living. Nursing home facilities typically cost more than double the rates for assisted living, with a semiprivate room costing about $4,510 more per month than assisted living.

In-Home Care

$4,273

Home Health Care

$4,559

Assisted Living Facility

$4,250

Nursing Home Facility (semiprivate room)

$8,760

Note: Data for Inverness was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Homosassa Springs, was used instead.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Inverness

Florida seniors may receive funding for assisted living through two government programs: the Statewide Medicaid Managed Care Long-Term Care Program (SMMC LTC) and the Florida Optional State Supplementation program (OSS).

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

Financial Assistance in Florida

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 Inverness

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

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Inverness

 

Inverness Assisted Living Communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all Assisted Living Facilities in Florida are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Florida page for more information about these laws.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Florida

Reviews of Communities Nearby

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Sharon

I visited this facility

Review of New Horizon Assisted Living Residence

I have toured New Horizon Assisted Living Residence. It was acceptable, but there was no opening there for my stepdaughter. I have to look for a place that knows how to take care of her. She's...

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Ted

I visited this facility

Review of Crown Court

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...

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Reviewer#JM191021

I visited this facility

Review of Highland Place

I went to look at Highland Place. The people are friendly. Even the people that live there now are very friendly. It's a convenient place for my mother and her friends if they want to visit. It's...

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