32 Assisted Living Facilities near Mount Dora, FL
There are 32 Assisted Living Facilities in the Mount Dora area, with 4 in Mount Dora and 28 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Mount Dora is $3,133 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,400. Cheaper nearby regions include Apopka with an average starting cost of $2,931.
To help you with your search, browse the 213 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Mount Dora. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Mount Dora 4.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Lady Lake with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
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4 Assisted Living Facilities in Mount Dora, FL
28 Assisted Living Facilities near Mount Dora, FL
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Mount Dora
Mount Dora is a coastal Florida town known for their popular annual festivals such as the Mount Dora Arts Festival and Mount Dora Seafood Festival. The Mount Dora area is home to 58 Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs). There are three located in Mount Dora, and 55 others in the surrounding area. The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) is responsible for regulating and licensing all ALFs in the state and the Florida Department of Health (DOH) performs inspections on each facility to ensure standards are being met.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Mount Dora
- The cost of living in Mount Dora is just 0.5 percent higher than the national average, making it equal to the state's average cost. This shouldn't be too much of a strain on seniors looking to save.
Crime in Mount Dora is elevated compared to the national average. Violent crime is at 44.2 out of 100 (1 is safest) where the U. S. average ranks 31.1. Property crime is higher than the 38.1 U. S., average with a score of 47.4.
- Many would consider Mount Dora's climate ideal. It has no annual snowfall, January lows of 46 degrees, and July highs around 92 degrees. Seniors who cannot tolerate the cold may appreciate the year-round warmth.
- The state of Florida offers many tax benefits for seniors and retirees. There is no state income tax, so social security checks, pension income IRA and 401(k) are all untaxed. This means seniors have more money for daily needs or better quality care.
- Lake County received an air quality rating of C from the American Lung Association. While this may only affect some seniors with severe respiratory illnesses, it is a lower rating than the majority of the state.
- Mount Dora has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Senior Club, an organization that meets every 2nd and 4th Tuesday for games, crafts, and speakers as well as four other senior centers in the Lake County area.
Paying for Assisted Living in Mount Dora
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Mount Dora start around $2,700 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 Mount Dora 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 Mount Dora
Seniors in Florida seeking financial assistance have a vast array of programs to choose from. Florida's Medicaid plan helps qualified seniors to pay for associated assisted living costs. The Statewide Managed Medicaid Care Long Term Care program offers complete coverage and replaces all HCBS Medicaid waivers. In addition, there are six programs available for seniors who need help but are not eligible for Medicaid.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Florida page.
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 Mount Dora
Mount Dora 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 Mount Dora, please visit our Assisted Living in Florida page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Mount Dora
Mount Dora-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.
Other Options in Mount Dora, FL
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Mount Dora
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