10 Assisted Living Facilities near Lake Placid, FL

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Lake Placid, FL

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Balmoral Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
93 Balmoral Dr, Lake Placid, FL 33852
"We went to Balmoral Assisted Living, and it was a good visit. The only reason we didn't go there was the other place only had 12 rooms for assisted living, so it's a lot smaller than this place. I..." More

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Southern Lifestyle Senior Living Center

Provides: Assisted Living
1297 US 27 North, Lake Placid, FL 33852
"My father had a stroke and was in need of Assisted Living after this event. We were able to work with Tara W. to transfer my father from the rehabilitation center. Because of the CornaVirus we..." More

Rosewood Senior Care Villas

Provides: Assisted Living
517 U.S. 27, Lake Placid, FL 33852
"My mother-in-law was at Rosewood. The staff was really nice and considerate. The cleanliness and maintenance were superior. She had like a studio apartment, and it was superior, as were the food..." More

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Family Extended Care of Sebring

Provides: Assisted Living
5005 Sun N Lake Blvd, Sebring, FL 33872
"Crown Pointe was beautifully designed. Half of the place was for people on lock-down, and the other half was for the residents with physical problems rather than mental. The rooms were sizeable,..." More

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Palms of Sebring

Provides: Assisted Living
725 S. Pine Street, Sebring, FL 33870
"Our visit at Palms of Sebring was very good; we were very impressed. The accommodations were nice.They had apartments, and also just rooms. The staff members that we met were all friendly, and the..." More

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Maranatha Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
54 MARANATHA BLVD., Sebring, FL 33870
"Visiting this facility and working with the staff was my pleasure for the day. I was personally escorte to the patients room by a staff member. I was offered a drink and assistanc to get my patient..." More

Sunny Hills ALF of Sebring

Provides: Assisted Living
3600 Commerce Center Drive, Sebring, FL 33870
"My sister has been in Sunny Hills. We have a good working relationship with them, and she seems happy there. They have gotten at least all of the at risk patients vaccinated, so we're happy with..." More

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Fellowship Home at The Fairway

Provides: Assisted Living
5959 Sun N Lake Blvd, Sebring, FL 33872
"We toured Fellowship Home at the Fairway. They have a better kitchen facility, which would be very important for my brother-in-law. He's ambulatory and self-care, so that was the main thing. They..." More

The Manor at Lake Jackson

Provides: Assisted Living
2301 Us Highway 27 S, Sebring, FL 33870
"The Manor at Lake Jackson was a very beautiful place but was totally locked down. It's for people who are really mentally incapacitated. They had activities for the residents and were doing bingo..." More

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Magnolia Retirement Home, Inc

Provides: Assisted Living
149 MAGNOLIA AVENUE, Sebring, FL 33870
"Numerous visits over several years confirm first impressions. Magnolia Retirement Home operates on a shoestring budget. Minimal, perhaps sub-minimal staffing, facilities maintenance, operations,..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Lake Placid

    Lake Placid is known as the Town of Murals for the forty murals painted around the town. It has a sizable senior population, with around 18 percent of residents aged over 65. Lake Placid has three assisted living facilities, and a further nine in nearby communities, including Sebring and Zolfo Springs.

    Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) in Florida are licensed and monitored by the Agency for Health Care Administration. These facilities are designed to provide personal care in a home-like environment and can receive a Standard or Specialty license. Specialty licenses allow facilities to offer limited nursing, limited mental health or extended congregate care.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Lake Placid

    • Weather in Lake Placid remains warm all year. In summer temperatures hover around 92 degrees and in winter the January low averages 48 degrees. There is generally no snow, although the average rainfall of 47 inches is higher than the national average. Seniors who enjoy the outdoors will like Lake Placid's 255 days of sunshine each year.

    • Lake Placid's cost of living is around 12 percent lower than the national average, although the driving factor of this is the low cost of housing. The cost of health care is on par with the rest of the country, and the cost of groceries and transportation is slightly higher than US averages.

    • Florida has no state income tax, so all income from social security, pensions and retirement accounts remain in your pocket. Sales taxes are close to the national average, but exemptions include groceries and medicines, two large expenses for seniors.

    • The Lake Placid area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Florida Hospital, Lake Placid, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    • Community transportation in Lake Placid is organized by MV Transportation Inc and provides door-to-door transportation services to eligible seniors.

    • The overall crime rate in Lake Placid is 50 per 1000 residents, making it one of the highest crime rates in the United States. The violent crime rate is slightly higher than the Florida average, however, property crime occurs at a rate of 45.15 incidents per 1000 residents, which is significantly higher than the Florida average of 26.87.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Lake Placid

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Florida

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,635.00 Lake Wales
    $2,995.00 Sebring
    $2,859.00 Port Charlotte
    $2,646.00 Punta Gorda
    $2,075.00 Lake Placid
    $2,002.00 Lehigh Acres

    Assisted Living costs in Lake Placid start around $2,075 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 Lake Placid 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 Lake Placid

    Seniors in assisted living facilities in Florida may be eligible for funding through the Medicaid Long Term Care Program or the Assistive Care Services waiver.  Seniors receiving Social Security income may also be eligible to receive the Optional State Supplement.

    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 Lake Placid

    Lake Placid 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 Lake Placid, please visit our Assisted Living in Florida page.

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Lake Placid

    Lake Placid-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 Lake Placid

    • Review of Balmoral Assisted Living

      We went to Balmoral Assisted Living, and it was a good visit. The only reason we didn't go there was the other place only had 12 rooms for assisted living, so it's a lot smaller than this place. I ... Read more

    • Review of Balmoral Assisted Living

      My Dad moved in last week. We are very pleased with the transition process. Darlene, has been there every step of the way to answer our questions and to take our calls or texts anytime. We live out... Read more

      Dallas Kelly
    • Review of Lake Placid Health and Rehabilitation Center

      Every time my brother calls, it is a complaint. I just spent $300 on new clothing for him. All marked with his name/room#/ bed#. They get washed, never to be returned to him. We are not rich & ... Read more

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