21 Assisted Living Facilities near Tavares, FL

6 Assisted Living Facilities in Tavares, FL

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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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Brookdale Tavares

Provides: Assisted Living
2232 Dora Avenue, Tavares, FL 32778
"The staff is excellent and very helpful, and I'm very pleased. The food is excellent. They're very caring to my parents. The rooms are a little small, but very clean, and they got brand new..." 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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Osprey Lodge

Provides: Assisted Living
1761 Nightingale Lane, Tavares, FL 32778
"An elderly friend of mine moved to Osprey Lodge 2 weeks ago. The place she was in was not very good, so this was definitely a big step up. The atmosphere and decor is beautiful. Every member of the..." More

The Cove at Tavares Village

Provides: Assisted Living
1501 Sunshine Parkway, Tavares, FL 32778
"The Cove was very nice, but they didn’t have an opening, so they had a waiting list. The independent living apartments were a little larger and more like patio homes. They have a garage but didn’t..." More

Somerset

Provides: Assisted Living
2450 Dora Avenue, Tavares, FL 32778
"Very caring and attentive to patients. Keep patients busy and always something to do. Very happy with this facility. I am able to visit any time and have lunch with him whenever I want. " More

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Vista Lake

Provides: Assisted Living
700 South Lake Street, Leesburg, FL 34748
"I liked Brookdale Leesburg very much. The location was good, and the place was clean. We had a food lunch there. It was a great experience. They had an activities director and a lot of activities...." More

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Regency Park Assisted Living & Memory...

Provides: Assisted Living
15000 US-441, Eustis, FL 32726
"My Mother is at Regency Park and I am thankful I found such a nice place for her. The staff is caring and the environment is home-like and friendly. " 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

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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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Opis Ruleme Place

Provides: Assisted Living
2808 Ruleme Street, Eustis, FL 32726
"My wife is in the Ruleme Center. It is close to our home. It was comparable to the others. Everything is OK. Her room is fine, and the food is average. They have all kinds of activities. The staff..." 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

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Heidis Haven Bonaire

Provides: Assisted Living
1205 Bonaire Drive, Leesburg, FL 34748
"At Heidi's Haven, we include all services in our daily or monthly fee. Daily rates depend upon each resident's needs. Our homes do not require entrance or admission fees. We commit ourselves to..." More

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Heidis Haven Lasalida

Provides: Assisted Living
1215 Lasalida Way, Leesburg, FL 34748
"At Heidi's Haven, we include all services in our daily or monthly fee. Daily rates depend upon each resident's needs. Our homes do not require entrance or admission fees. We commit ourselves to..." More

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Waterman Village Retirement Community

Provides: Assisted Living
255 Waterman Avenue, Mount Dora, FL 32757
"They uniquely offer just about everything a retiree needs, all on one site. " More

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Lake Port Square

Provides: Assisted Living
701 Lake Port Boulevard, Leesburg, FL 34748
"My father is in Lake Harris. I thought they were very wonderful, and actually they were more expensive than some of the others, but I thought it was worth it. The person who gave me a tour was very..." More

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Blue Haven Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
35525 County Road 473,, Leesburg, FL 34788
"Blue Haven is the type of facility I would recommend to everyone. First of all, the grounds are beautiful. The staff is very courteous and attentive. The atmosphere is very cozy and homey. I..." More

Mayfield Retirement Center

Provides: Assisted Living
460 NEWELL HILL ROAD, Leesburg, FL 34748
"My grandmother is in Charlotte Mayfield. She is adjusting tremendously and becoming more independent. When she went in there, she used a wheelchair. Now she's using a walker to go to the dining..." More

Kiva of Mount Dora

Provides: Assisted Living
505 E. 9TH AVENUE, Mount Dora, FL 32757
"We visited Kiva but they never got back with us. They didn’t seem like they were really interested, so we gave up on it. It was a nice facility and I really liked it; the rooms were really nice and..." 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

Henderson House

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

Assisted Living near Tavares, FL

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Tavares

  • Review of Brookdale Lake Tavares

    My mom moved into Brookdale Lake Tavares. The apartments were very nice, they’re very roomy, bigger than most places, and very well-kept. I’m very happy with the facility. It’s not as big, only thr... Read more

    L.O.
  • Review of Somerset

    Not impressive. I went to visit my family member, they came to give him his bedtime snack. It was lemonade and a half of a peanut butter sandwich. Attendant was NOT wearing gloves, he had the san... Read more

    lyn1031
  • Review of Osprey Lodge

    An elderly friend of mine moved to Osprey Lodge 2 weeks ago. The place she was in was not very good, so this was definitely a big step up. The atmosphere and decor is beautiful. Every member of the... Read more

    Petunia410
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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

$4,215.00 The Villages
$4,000.00 US
$3,723.00 Lady Lake
$3,175.00 Tavares
$3,050.00 Eustis
$2,861.00 Apopka
$2,763.00 Leesburg
$2,700.00 Mount Dora

Assisted Living costs in Tavares start around $3,175 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.

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.


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.