20 Assisted Living Facilities near The Villages, FL

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in The Villages, FL

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Caring Star 2016

Freedom Pointe CCRC

Provides: Assisted Living
1550 El Camino Real, The Villages, FL 32159
"Brookdale was beautiful. The residents were very pleasant and very pleased with their living arrangements. I saw the different smaller dining rooms, which were more intimate and very nice. They had..." More

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Elan Spanish Springs

Provides: Assisted Living
930 Alverez Avenue, The Villages, FL 32159
"We visited Elan Spanish Springs and we saw the rooms. They were very nice. The location was exceptional, it's near every kind of restaurant and every kind of shopping opportunity. It's just..." More

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Elan Buena Vista

Provides: Assisted Living
5867 E County Road 466, The Villages, FL 32162
"Élan Buena Vista is very professional, very clean and upscale. The staff was very professional, welcoming and friendly. The place itself was very open and very welcoming. The carpet was clean and..." More

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Caring Star 2017

Atria Lady Lake

Provides: Assisted Living
930 County Road 466, Lady Lake, FL 32159
"I visited Atria Lady Lake, and I was impressed with it. The staff member was very knowledgeable, very friendly, and showed me the whole place. I was pleased with the place. The rooms were very..." More

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Buffalo Crossings Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
3890 Woodridge Drive, Lady Lake, FL 32162
"Buffalo Crossings was very good. The rooms were well-proportioned for assisted living. The person who toured me was very good, friendly, knowledgeable, outgoing, and trying to help. The dining room..." More

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Caring Star 2016

HarborChase of Villages Crossing

Provides: Assisted Living
13517 NE 86th Court, Lady Lake, FL 32159
"I am perfectly happy here at HarborChase. I think it is a wonderful place. I have absolutely no objections with anyone or about anything that they are doing here. The staff treats me wonderfully. I..." More

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Heidis Haven-Fruitland Park

Provides: Assisted Living
36321 Grays Airport Rd, Fruitland Park, FL 34731
"I Cannot speak highly enough of Ms. Arlene, house manager at Heidi's Haven in Fruitland Park. She was so kind to my mom and kept me informed of any changes with my mom. " More

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Heidi's Haven - Lady Lake

Provides: Assisted Living
39106 Graya Airport Road, Lady Lake, FL 32159
"Heidi's Haven - Lady Lake was like a home, but people were just sitting around in a living room watching television. There were no planned activities. They'll cook whatever you want and you'll get..." More

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Village Veranda at Lady Lake

Provides: Assisted Living
955 South Hwy 27/441, Lady Lake, FL 32159
"Of the six facilities I toured, this seemed the best suited for my needs. It's only two years old, light, and airy. Verandas in some apartments look out out on a large courtyard with benches, a..." More

The Carriage House

Provides: Assisted Living
4680 Bellwether Ln, Oxford, FL 34484
"The Carriage House was very good, clean, and well-maintained. The people were very outgoing and helpful. The dining area, rooms, and layout were good, and it's a fairly new facility." More

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Sumter Place in The Villages

Provides: Assisted Living
1550 Killingsworth Way, Wildwood, FL 34785
"Sumter Place was too expensive for my aunt. It's brand new, very well-kept, the staff was friendly, and they had a lot of activities. The rooms were spotless, large, airy, and bright, and they had..." More

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The Willows

Provides: Assisted Living
4725 Bellwether Lane, Oxford, FL 34484
"We chose The Willows for Mom. It's a beautiful place, but small. It doesn't have quite as many people in it, so it gives it a homier atmosphere. The food smelled delicious and they had a nice menu...." More

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Generations Senior Living at Lake Miona

Provides: Assisted Living
9871 CR 121, Wildwood, FL 34785
"I have been to the home multiple times and it always makes me feel so good to see my family member happy and being cared for. It’s not like those big places with hundreds of people and they’re..." More

Caring Star 2016

The Springs of Lady Lake

Provides: Assisted Living
630 Griffin Ave, Lady Lake, FL 32159
"We took her to The Springs of Lady Lake, and it is working for us. We chose it because we could afford it, and it's close to home. It's fine, and I'm very happy with everything. They have..." More

Caring Star 2014

Mission Oaks

Provides: Assisted Living
10780 N. US Highway 301, Oxford, FL 34484
"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..." More

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Summerfield Suites LLC Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
17421 SE 109th Terrace Road, Summerfield, FL 34491
"Summerfield Suites was great. The residents were very alert, not drugged up or walking around like zombies. The people running the place were absolutely wonderful. The ladies were having their..." More

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HarborChase of Wildwood

Provides: Assisted Living
1477 Huey Street, Wildwood, FL 34785
"HarborChase was very nice, but very expensive. I had a very good visit, everybody there was very nice, I liked the room size, and the facility was like a country club. It was the most expensive..." More

Caregivers Comfort Care For Elders

Provides: Assisted Living
11296 SE Highway 42, Summerfield, FL 34491

God Answers Prayers

Provides: Assisted Living
13470 Southeast 101st Terrace, Belleview, FL 34420

Solita's Comfort Inc

Provides: Assisted Living
12195 SE 135 TH AVE, Ocklawaha, FL 32179

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in The Villages

    The Villages is an age-restricted community in Sumter County that Forbes magazine named one of the 25 Best Places to Retire. Over 51,000 people make their home there, and around 78 percent are 65 or older. Seniors who wish to retire to this community can choose from three assisted living facilities in The Villages, or 15 in nearby communities.

    The Agency for Health Care Administration licenses Assisted Living Facilities in Florida, which can receive a Standard or Specialty license depending on the type of care offered.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in The Villages

    • Florida has no state income tax which means that all seniors in The Villages have more money in their retirement budget, no matter their source of income. Sales tax in the state is close to the national average.
    • The weather in The Villages is warm and sunny, with 238 days of sunshine each year. In summer the average high temperature is 91 degrees, and the January low is 43, which is good for seniors looking to escape the cold.
    • The Villages area is home to world-class medical facilities, including The Villages Regional Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • The Villages has many arts and culture events for seniors to enjoy. The community has welcomed many artists to the Outdoor Concerts and The Sharon Performing Arts Center also hosts regular performances throughout the year, including the homegrown Villages Philharmonic Orchestra. Seniors who like to get involved can join one of The Villages many arts and crafts, dance, music or theater programs.
    • Sumter County Transit offers public transportation in The Villages. Seniors receive a discount on fares and may be eligible for door-to-door or shuttle deviations services.
    • The cost of living in The Villages is around ten percent higher than the national average; however, this is largely due to the high cost of housing. Groceries, health care and transportation are all less expensive than both the Florida and U.S. averages.


    Paying for Assisted Living in The Villages

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Florida

    $4,347.00 Wildwood
    $4,246.00 The Villages
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,658.00 Lady Lake
    $3,350.00 Oxford
    $3,019.00 Leesburg

    Assisted Living costs in The Villages start around $4,246 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 The Villages 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 The Villages

    Florida has two programs which offer financial assistance to residents of assisted living facilities. These are the Medicaid Long Term Care Program and the Assistive Care Services waiver.  The Optional State Supplement may also be available to seniors who receive Social Security income.

    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 The Villages

    The Villages 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 The Villages, please visit our Assisted Living in Florida page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in The Villages

    The Villages-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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    Assisted Living near The Villages, FL

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in The Villages

    • Review of Elan Buena Vista

      Elan Buena Vista is a new community. It's wonderful. They take people out shopping, they take them out to restaurants, they have regular activities like games, and they have a cocktail hour. The st... Read more

      Reviewer12302019
    • Review of Elan Buena Vista

      Élan Buena Vista is very professional, very clean and upscale. The staff was very professional, welcoming and friendly. The place itself was very open and very welcoming. The carpet was clean and n... Read more

      Glenn
    • Review of Elan Buena Vista

      Élan Buena Vista is very nice, friendly, and home-like. I was very impressed with it. The person who gave me the tour was excellent, very personable, friendly, and she knew all of the residents. Th... Read more

      Sue
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