12 Assisted Living Facilities near Wildwood, FL

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Wildwood, FL

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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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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

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Caring Star 2016

Freedom Pointe CCRC

Provides: Assisted Living
1550 El Camino Real, The Villages, FL 32159
"My aunt loves it at Freedom Pointe at the Villages. She loves the food, she says it's beautiful, and she's very happy there. I think there's a library. The communication is good, and they're..." More

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Caring Star 2017

Atria Lady Lake

Provides: Assisted Living
930 County Road 466, Lady Lake, FL 32159
"I toured the Atria Lady Lake and the experience was very positive. I have limited funds, so the smaller one-bedroom was about all that I could afford. They called me after the tour and I told them..." More

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Buffalo Crossings Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
3890 Woodridge Drive, Lady Lake, FL 32162
"We checked my dad into Buffalo Crossing a few days ago and thus far have been very pleased with the facilities and staff. I have not been able to be there yet but my family tells me the facility..." More

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Caring Star 2016

HarborChase of Villages Crossing

Provides: Assisted Living
13517 NE 86th Court, Lady Lake, FL 32159
"My husband will be going to HarborChase of Villages Crossing. So far, it has been wonderful. I have been there before to visit people and I had a good feeling about the place. Everybody seemed..." 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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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

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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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

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Wildwood

    Wildwood, nicknamed “The Crossroads of Florida,” is home to just over 7,000 people, but it has a sizeable senior population. Nearly 38 percent of the population are 65 or older. There are 13 assisted living facilities located in Wildwood and the surrounding communities, so area seniors have plenty of options.

    Florida’s assisted living facilities are regulated by the Bureau of Health Facility Regulation, a division of the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA). Licensed facilities in Wildwood, as in the rest of the state, provide routine personal care services to one or more seniors.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Wildwood

    • Wildwood has a comfortable year-round climate, with winter lows in the 40s and summer highs in the 90s. With an average of 236 sunny days per year, Wildwood’s seniors are able to spend plenty of time outdoors.
    • Wildwood has a higher crime rate (property and violent crimes combined) than the Florida average. The city is more dangerous than 86 percent of U.S. cities, so seniors may choose to take safety precautions.
    • Wildwood’s senior residents can enjoy the arts and culture the city has to offer. The city’s attractions include two wildlife management areas and GatorWorld Parks of Florida. Wildwood is only an hour away from both Orlando and Tampa, so active seniors can take day trips.
    • Seniors in Wildwood can take advantage of Florida’s favorable taxation policies. The state doesn’t tax pension and Social Security income, which may be an important consideration for seniors on a fixed income.
    • Wildwood is served by Sumter County Transit, which offers door-to-door service on weekdays. The shuttle also provides transport to seniors to out-of-county medical appointments.
    • The Wildwood area is home to world-class medical facilities, including The Villages Regional Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illnesses.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Wildwood

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Florida

    $4,246.00 The Villages
    $4,195.00 Wildwood
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,613.00 Lady Lake
    $3,350.00 Oxford
    $3,019.00 Leesburg

    Assisted Living costs in Wildwood start around $4,195 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 Wildwood 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 Wildwood

    Seniors who are eligible for Medicaid may be able to receive funding from the Statewide Medicaid Managed Care (SMMC) program. This program helps Florida seniors pay for the costs associated with assisted living facilities. Wildwood seniors who receive federal supplemental security income (SSI) benefits may also be eligible for optional state supplementation (OSS) from the state of Florida.

    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 Wildwood

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

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Wildwood

    Wildwood-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 Wildwood, FL

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Wildwood

    • Review of HarborChase of Wildwood

      A pushy sales lady who tried to talk my son into putting my husband and me into a new program where caretaker and spouse live with others in the same situation. The building with its marble floor... Read more

      Shari L.
    • Review of HarborChase of Wildwood

      HarborChase of Wildwood is only assisted and memory care but not for independent at all. It was an excellent place if you needed good care, but we're not at that point yet. The place was very nice,... Read more

    • Review of HarborChase of Wildwood

      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 pla... Read more

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