Summerfield is an unincorporated township in central Florida and a suburb of Ocala in Marion County. Its year-round warm weather, mild winters, relatively low crime rates and plentiful opportunities for outdoor recreation make Summerfield an appealing destination for seniors. The population of Summerfield was about 26,600 in 2019, which included approximately 12,500 seniors aged 65 or older. Residents enjoy the small-town feel combined with the proximity to the amenities found in nearby Ocala.
Assisted living facilities are ideal for seniors who don’t require round-the-clock care but need some personal assistance and want the least restrictive, home-like setting that promotes their continued independence. The average monthly cost of assisted living in Summerfield is $4,000, slightly higher than the state average but less than the national average.
This guide provides an overview of assisted living in Summerfield, including cost comparisons of other senior options and the average costs of other Florida cities nearby. It also lists some benefits and drawbacks of retiring in Summerfield and several free senior resources available in Marion County.