16 Assisted Living Facilities near Oxford, FL
Also serving communities of Wildwood.
There are 16 Assisted Living Facilities in the Oxford area, with 3 in Oxford and 13 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Oxford is $2,600 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 170 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Oxford. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Oxford 4.2 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Summerfield with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Oxford, FL
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Oxford
Oxford is located within the center of the state of Florida. Seniors can pick blackberries at Back Road Berries or visit one of the local wineries. The Whispering Oaks Winery has a shaded deck with a pond and a fountain waterfall, which provides a cozy retreat for seniors to socialize. Seniors looking to retire in Oxford will find three assisted living facilities within the city and 18 in nearby cities like Lady Lake and Wildwood.
Regulated by the Florida Bureau of Health Facility Regulation, assisted living facilities in Oxford operate under a standard license or a specialty license. Facilities with a standard license provide routine care including meals and grooming. Those under a specialty license offer limited nursing services and extended congregate care.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Oxford
- The Oxford area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the Promise Hospital at the Villages, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Oxford has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Home Instead Senior Care Foundation, an organization that provides grants and gifts to enhance the lives of seniors in the area as well as at least three senior centers.
- The Sumter County Transportation Department provides door-to-door service for seniors and individuals with disabilities at discount rates. Scheduled rides are available Monday through Friday, and they must be scheduled at least three days in advance.
Crime is ranked on a scale from one (low) to 100 (high). In Oxford, property crime is ranked 27.4, which is lower than the national average of 38.1. Violent crime is ranked 22.8, which is also lower than the national average of 31.1. This makes Oxford a relatively safe community for seniors to live.
- For seniors who enjoy warmer winters, the climate in Oxford features hot and humid summers with highs around 91 and mild winters with lows around 44. The city rarely gets any snow, but the area gets around 51 inches of rain per year.
- Compared to the national cost of living average of 100, the cost of living in Oxford is 102.1. This is slightly lower than the state’s average of 111. Seniors may find it easy to stay within their budget.
Paying for Assisted Living in Oxford
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Assisted Living costs in Oxford start around $2,600 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 Oxford 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 Oxford
Seniors may be eligible for help paying for an assisted living facility in Oxford through the statewide Medicaid Managed Care Long-Term Care Program. Only facilities with a standard license and private and semi-private rooms may participate in the program. Eligibility is determined by the Department of Children and Family Services. The state also covers services in assisted living facilities and adult family homes under a Medicaid State Plan called Assistive Care Services.
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 Oxford
Oxford 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 Oxford, please visit our Assisted Living in Florida page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Oxford
Oxford-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 Oxford
Review of Mission Oaks
My husband has been living in Mission Oaks and the level of care is good. My husband's not complaining so far. He likes it there and things are going very well. The staff is very good and the front... Read more
Review of The Willows
We took a tour at The Willows, and we really liked the place. The only concern for us is that it's probably 25 minutes, sometimes depending on traffic maybe a 30-minute drive from our house. We'd l... Read more
Review of Mission Oaks
The staff is fantastic at this facility. The activities is great - the leadership is fantastic. You could not ask for a better group of people to take care of your Mom or Dad. You have these huge... Read more