The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Tavares, FL for 2023

Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Tavares, FL

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Caring Star 2016

Brookdale Lake Tavares

Provides: Assisted Living
1211 Caroline Street East, Tavares, FL 32778
"We liked Brookdale Lake Tavares very much. The apartments had a bedroom, a big walk-in closet, a living room, a dining area, and a little kitchenette. They were nice. You didn't feel like you were..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Brookdale Tavares

Provides: Assisted Living
2232 Dora Avenue, Tavares, FL 32778
"Brookdale Tavares was very nice. The people were very accommodating. They answered questions thoroughly. It was a very nice visit. The common spaces were very nice. The bedrooms were decorated very..." More

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Caring Star 2015

Osprey Lodge

Provides: Assisted Living
1761 Nightingale Lane, Tavares, FL 32778
"Osprey Lodge was totally impressive. The meal that we had there was excellent. The facility was neat and clean. The staff was friendly and great. I had a lot of questions about the assisted living..." More

The Cove at Tavares Village

Provides: Assisted Living
1501 Sunshine Parkway, Tavares, FL 32778
"I toured the Cove at Tavares Village. They were very good. What I noticed was the staff greeted people and knew them by name and talked to them. It was clean and comfortable, and people were..." More

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Provides: Assisted Living
2450 Dora Avenue, Tavares, FL 32778
"Such a loving caring facility. The owner is phenomenal in her care and dedication to the residents. A true family they cultivate here. " More

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The Gardens at Tavares

Provides: Assisted Living
900 East Alfred Street, Tavares, FL 32778
"The Gardens is focused on providing high-quality care - we will do everything we can to meet your expectations. Our caring, professional staff is available 24 hours a day to assist our Residents..." More

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Lake Port Square

Provides: Assisted Living
701 Lake Port Boulevard, Leesburg, FL 34748
"I will be moving into Lake Port Square. We chose it because I have two pets, and several places that I called said they only allow one so then I'd have to get rid of one of them. Secondly, the..." More

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Vista Lake Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
700 South Lake Street, Leesburg, FL 34748
"Vista Lake Assisted Living would be the only community that would work with the amount of income that my mom had monthly. There are only about 29 residents, so I felt that a smaller community might..." More

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Mayfield Retirement Center

Provides: Assisted Living
460 Newell Hill Road, Leesburg, FL 34748
"Mayfield Retirement Center was nice. I think the people there were really caring. They seemed to know their residents and took time to speak to them. I thought they did a nice job with them. The..." More

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Regency Park Assisted Living & Memory...

Provides: Assisted Living
15000 US-441, Eustis, FL 32726
"I was extremely impressed with Regency Park Assisted Living & Memory Care. The staff was very friendly and very down to earth. I arrived a little bit early and was given a tour by the..." More

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Eustis Senior Care

Provides: Assisted Living
228 N Center St, Eustis, FL 32726
"Eustis Senior Care was good as far as my father is concerned because he has dementia, but not for my mother. It was very nice and very clean, and I was impressed with the staff, but my Mom would..." More

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Caring Star 2021

The Bridgewater at Waterman Village

Provides: Assisted Living
500 Waterman Avenue, Mount Dora, FL 32757
"I'm living at The Bridgewater at Waterman Village. I can't say enough good about it. I am in a studio apartment. The facilities are maintained constantly. The outside of the buildings is..." More

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Heidis Haven Bonaire

Provides: Assisted Living
1205 Bonaire Drive, Leesburg, FL 34748
"My mother is a resident at the Bonaire Drive House. I moved her there about 2 months ago from a large assisted living facility, where she got lost in the crowd, lost weight and lost interest in..." More

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Kiva of Mount Dora

Provides: Assisted Living
505 E. 9TH AVENUE, Mount Dora, FL 32757
"We've chosen Kiva of Mount Dora for my grandmother about a month ago. Her room is wide and has enough space. She has a bed, a dresser, a TV, a chair, a nightstand, and a private bathroom. The staff..." More

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Elders of Mount Dora

Provides: Assisted Living
6767 Round Lake Road, Mount Dora, FL 32757
"I have had numerous people at this facility that were cared for with respect. It is a family atmosphere. My friend living there now enjoys the people and the activities. They go outside when the..." More

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Heidis Haven Lasalida

Provides: Assisted Living
1215 Lasalida Way, Leesburg, FL 34748
"My mother is at Heidis Haven Lasalida. They had good reviews so I called the number, I talked to the guy in charge, and I went out there to walk around and talk to the other people there. There..." More

Blue Haven Assisted Living Inc

Provides: Assisted Living
35525 County Road 473,, Leesburg, FL 34788
"My family loves this facility it’s amazing!!they give home cook meals so much love and care for the residents it’s the best facility I recommend they took great care of my aunt their family is so..." More

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Savannah Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
1027 West Main Street, Leesburg, FL 34748
"I want everyone to know the great care they gave my Mom while at Savannah Manor. Great and caring staff and management. I greatly recommend this facility for care of your love ones. " More

TLC Family Care Home

Provides: Assisted Living
34017 S. Haines Creek Rd., Leesburg, FL 34788
"The best care in a home like setting. So much better than a "facility" where there are many residents and few caregivers. Personalized care to the highest degree is found at TLC." More

Shady Lane Retirement Home

Provides: Assisted Living
201 Rosefield Avenue, Leesburg, FL 34748
"Shady Lane Retirement Home was nice and everything, but my mother has dementia so she can't go there. They've been working on the appearance of the community. It was nice, kept up well, and clean...." More

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Pleasantville Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
609 Oak Avenue, Mount Dora, FL 32757
"My mom moved into Pleasantville Assisted Living and it's a 14-bed facility. They converted a home in a residential neighborhood. They serve three meals a day, they help her with bathing, and they..." More

Henderson House

Provides: Assisted Living
907 E. ORANGE AVENUE, Eustis, FL 32726

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Opis Ruleme Place

Provides: Assisted Living
2808 Ruleme Street, Eustis, FL 32726
"The Future of Senior Care … Today ocated in the friendly hometown community of Eustis, in the heart of Lake County, Florida, Ruleme Place represents the best in comprehensive, affordable..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Tavares

    Tavares has a flourishing senior population. In fact, seniors age 60 and older make up 42.7 percent of the total population. Fortunately, there are 28 assisted living facilities in the Tavares area to meet the needs of its aging population — six located within the city limits and 22 in nearby communities. Assisted living facilities (ALF) in Florida are regulated by the Agency for Health Care Administration. This administration upholds a series of regulations, rules, and statutes for assisted living facilities to ensure that they meet the individual needs of each senior as well as the needs of the community as a whole.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Tavares

    • The cost of living in Tavares, Florida is slightly lower than the national average. On the cost of living index scale, Tavares scores an 88, with the national median being 100. Seniors may find living in this area of Florida more affordable than similar cities.

    • The crime rate in Tavares is lower than the national average but higher than the median crime rate in Florida as a whole. There is a one in 42 chance of a Tavares resident becoming a victim of any type of crime, which may be worrisome to some seniors.

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

    • The weather in Tavares is ideal for seniors who enjoy spending time outdoors. With the exception of July, August and September, which can see highs in the low 90s, the temperature hovers around a comfortable 70 degrees Fahrenheit.

    • The air quality in Tavares is 29 percent better than the national average, making it a great place for seniors with respiratory problems to reside. Tavares' air pollution rate is also 85 percent better than the national average.

    • While Tavares does not have senior-specific transportation options, it does have transportation options for all citizens that are also accessible to the elderly and disabled. One example of this type of service is LakeXpress, a service with fixed routes and wheelchair access.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Tavares

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Florida

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,963.00 The Villages
    $3,670.00 Apopka
    $3,600.00 Lady Lake
    $3,512.00 Eustis
    $3,500.00 Tavares
    $3,275.00 Leesburg

    Assisted Living costs in Tavares start around $3,500 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 Tavares 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 Tavares

    There are several options available for eligible seniors in need of financial assistance for assisted living in Tavares, Florida. Two of these options include Florida's Medicaid program and the state-funded Optional State Supplement (OSS), which can pay for a portion of one's assisted living expenses.

    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 Tavares

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

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Tavares

    Tavares-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 Tavares

    • Review of Brookdale Tavares

      We toured Brookdale Tavares. It was very clean and very well organized. It's small. What impressed us is that they paid a lot of attention to our aunt. We wanted to stay away from a lot of big faci... Read more

    • Review of Brookdale Lake Tavares

      I was well received at Brookdale Lake Tavares. There was a welcome sign as I entered the reception desk. They provided me with some water as a refreshment. The director who was going to do the tour... Read more

    • Review of Brookdale Tavares

      Brookdale Tavares had a nice setup. The staff seemed a bit more involved with everybody there. The facility was clean and set up well, but to me, it was a little confining. It was small feeling. Th... Read more

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