10 Assisted Living Facilities near Ruskin, FL

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Ruskin, FL

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Our Butterfly Home

Provides: Assisted Living
207 College Ave W, Ruskin, FL 33570
"Who We Are At Our Butterfly home we are committed to providing a continuum of care to assimilate independent living. Our caregivers provide personalized attention and keep you connected to live..." More

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Freedom Plaza Sun City Center

Provides: Assisted Living
912 AMERICAN EAGLE BLVD., Sun City Center, FL 3...
"My mom has moved into Freedom Plaza. It's only been three or four days, but so far, it's OK. The place is nice. I only met two or three people there, and they are helpful, so far. Her room is..." More

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Sun City Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
3855 Upper Creek Dr, Sun City, FL 33573
"We have been thru several ALF, but this one is far beyond our expectations. Our mother is thriving, she was going down hill so quickly, but when she entered Sun City, she was able to play bingo,..." More

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Belvedere Commons of Sun City Center

Provides: Assisted Living
758 Cortaro Drive, Sun City Center, FL 33573
"Belvedere Commons of Sun City Center had accepted my mom. They had the nurse come and do the assessment. She was supposed to move in on Friday, but she had a massive stroke and never recovered. The..." More

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Magnolia Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
3935 Upper Creek Drive , Sun City Center, FL 33573
"Magnolia Senior Living provides assisted living, memory care, respite care and end of life care in a professionally managed, enriching environment that supports living life to the fullest. Our..." More

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Caring Star 2019

Sun Towers Retirement

Provides: Assisted Living
101 Trinity Lakes Drive, Sun City Center, FL 33573
"FEARS LAID TO REST My Aunt is a resident and she can't say enough about this place. While she can be tough to please, she was happy that it was so clean, and she loved their bedside manners. Most..." More

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Caring Star 2017

Cypress Creek Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
970 Cypress Village Blvd, Sun City Center, FL 3...
"I went to Cypress Creek Assisted Living. They were very easy to work with. The administrator was very compassionate and seemed to have a really great understanding of what the finances were. They..." More

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Dorothy Cares ALF, LLC

Provides: Assisted Living
11626 Tropical Isle Lane, Riverview, FL 33579
"I must say Dorothy really cares, and she has two great assisted living facilities in Riverview. I left because we relocated to another state, but I always tell my son & daughter that no other..." More

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Freedom Plaza Sun City Center Assiste...

Provides: Assisted Living
3910 Galen Ct., Sun City Center, FL 33573
"It is very good, very homey, very comfortable, very pleasant, and close to things. The staff is great. The dining area is really nice. " More

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Assured Care ALF

Provides: Assisted Living
12209 Matchfield Way, Riverview, FL 33579

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Ruskin

    Located in Hillsborough, Florida, Ruskin is a small city located along the scenic banks of the Little Manatee River. The population of Ruskin is just over 17,000 individuals with 9.4 percent over the age of 65. Those seniors who require daily nursing care or assistance with meals and housekeeping can choose between 40 assisted living facilities in the area, including one within the city limits. Administered by the Bureau of Health Facility Regulation, assisted living facilities in Ruskin and the state of Florida operate under a standard license to provide routine personal care, or under a specialty license to provide limited nursing services and extended congregate care.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Ruskin

    • The cost of living in Ruskin is 108.4, which is higher than the national average of 100 and lower than the state average of 111. This may make it more difficult for seniors on a budget to afford certain necessities.
    • Crime in Ruskin is ranked on a scale from one (low) to 100 (high). Violent crime is ranked 53.8, which is higher than the national average of 31.1. Property crime is 47.9, which is also higher than the national average of 38.1. Seniors should take care when running errands and exploring the city alone.
    • Ruskin experiences long and hot summers with highs around 91 degrees Fahrenheit. Winters are short and mild with lows around 51 degrees. Seniors who are sensitive to the heat may find summers difficult to handle.
    • The Sunshine Line in Ruskin provides door-to-door transportation for seniors to and from grocery trips, health and wellness appointments and for personal errands. Eligibility for the program is based on income, age, disability and availability. Fees are determined on a sliding scale based on income.
    • The Ruskin area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the South Bay Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • Ruskin has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Florida Department of Elderly Affairs, an organization that works to improve the lives of seniors in the area as well as one senior center.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Ruskin

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Florida

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,758.00 St. Petersburg
    $3,577.00 Sun City Center
    $3,278.00 Riverview
    $3,000.00 Ruskin
    $2,995.00 Sun City
    $2,837.00 Tampa
    $2,597.00 Saint Petersburg

    Assisted Living costs in Ruskin start around $3,000 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 Ruskin 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 Ruskin

    Low-income seniors may apply for help to pay for an assisted living facility in Ruskin through the statewide Medicaid Managed Care Long-Term Care Program. The state also has an additional program that covers services in assisted living facilities under a Medicaid State Plan called the Assistive Care Services Waiver. Eligibility is determined by the Department of Children and Family Services.

    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 Ruskin

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Ruskin

    Ruskin-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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