Lakeland Retirement Communities

There are 3 Retirement Communities in Lakeland, FL and 6 Retirement Communities nearby.

Nearby Retirement Communities

  • Lake Howard Heights

    Lake Howard Heights

    Winter Haven, FL 33881 13.7 miAssisted Living, Independent Living, Retirement Communities
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    Lake Howard Heights is the answer for those seeking a senior living community with gorgeous views, serenity, fun-filled activities and wellness programs.

  • The Commons on Pretty Pond

    The Commons on Pretty Pond

    Zephyrhills, FL 33540 20.1 miAssisted Living, Independent Living, Respite Care, Retirement Communities
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    Rediscovering the joy available in life is what seniors will find at The Commons on Pretty Pond, an independent retirement community located in the heart of Zephyrhills, Florida.

  • University Village

    University Village

    Tampa, FL 33612 29.1 miAssisted Living, Continuing Care, Hospice Care, Independent Living, Memory Care, Nursing Homes, Respite Care, Retirement Communities
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    With a community grounds encompassing 34 of beautiful landscaped acres, University Village offers exceptional senior living as Tampa’s sought-after continuing care retirement community.

  • Horizon Bay at Hyde Park

    Horizon Bay at Hyde Park

    Tampa, FL 33606 32.1 miAssisted Living, Independent Living, Retirement Communities
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    Horizon Bay at Hyde Park is a superb choice for seniors ready to spend their golden years in a welcoming community that offers both independent and assisted living.

  • Freedom Plaza at Sun City Center

    Freedom Plaza at Sun City Center

    Sun City Center, FL 33573 33.9 miAssisted Living, Continuing Care, Independent Living, Memory Care, Nursing Homes, Retirement Communities
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    Freedom Plaza at Sun City Center near Tampa Bay features a variety of senior living options from independent living to assisted living to specialty Alzheimer's and dementia care.

  • Brookdale Bayshore

    Brookdale Bayshore

    Tampa, FL 33611 34.2 miAssisted Living, Independent Living, Retirement Communities
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    Brookdale Bayshore, located steps from Tampa Bay and a state park, offers exceptional active senior living in an elegant community within walking distance of several restaurants.

Other Retirement Communities

  • Florida Presbyterian Homes

    Florida Presbyterian Homes

    Lakeland, FL 33803 Continuing Care, Independent Living, Retirement Communities
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    Florida Presbyterian Homes is the only accredited, full-service, continuing care retirement community located between Tampa and Orlando.

  • The Estates at Carpenters

    The Estates at Carpenters

    Lakeland, FL 33809 Assisted Living, Continuing Care, Independent Living, Retirement Communities
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    The finest retirement community in central Florida, The Estates at Carpenters is located in the beautiful city of Lakeland.

Reviews of Lakeland Retirement Communities

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    Florida Presbyterian Homes

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    Review by Great-grandmother of ten
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    My husband and I moved into this facility in July 2008, mainly because my mother had lived here, and we knew the care she had received was excellent. We were snowbirds, from Northern IL,and after he retired from flying for American Airlines, we bought a home in FL, for the winter months. We live in a two bedroom...

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Information About Retirement Communities in Lakeland

Information About Retirement Communities in Lakeland

Lakeland is located in Polk County, Florida, near the center of the state, just outside of the city of Tampa. As of 2013, the city’s estimated population is 100,710. As the city’s name suggests, a large feature is the city’s 38 lakes, which residents tend to use as landmarks when describing a location. The lakes are known for being home to swans, all descendants of a pair that Queen Elizabeth sent over in the 1950’s. Lakeland is widely known for having some of the best-trained K-9 police dogs in the country, and regularly win first place at the USPCA Police Dog Field Trials. Lakeland - Downtown - Lake Mirror Park - View Of Downtown

Organizations Serving Seniors in Lakeland

Seniors in the Lakeland area are served by Better Living for Seniors Polk County, which is a coalition of many area agencies and individuals that provide various services to seniors. Some of the contributors to this group that assists seniors are the State of Florida Department of Elder Affairs, West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging, a senior legal helpline, SHINE (which assists seniors with health insurance needs), and the University of Florida’s Senior Safety Resource Center. Seniors can find assistance with disaster preparedness, take classes, find health screenings, and enjoy social activities and special events at local senior centers. Florida has the highest concentration of senior citizens in the country, so there are many local options available for those considering retirement communities in Lakeland.

Lakeland Senior-Friendly Activities

Arts and culture lovers will find plenty to do in Lakeland, as it is a thriving city with plenty of things to do. Those who love architecture can enjoy the country’s largest single-campus collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture at a local college that he spent years designing. The Lakeland Center and Harrison Center for the Visual and Performing Arts are both venues that offer a variety of performances, including broadway performances, music, theatre, dance, and the local Imperial Symphony Orchestra. Lakeland Community Theatre showcases local productions throughout the year, while Polk Theatre offers independent and foreign films. Art lovers will enjoy the Polk Museum of Art, which showcases over 20 exhibitions per year of many different art styles.

Lakeland Medical Facilities

Lakeland Regional Health is the primary medical center serving Lakeland retirement communities, and is also the fifth-largest hospital in the state of Florida. Lakeland Regional offers a comprehensive heart program that includes prevention, diagnostic services, and medical management and treatment of heart conditions. The hospital also has a dedicated cancer center, orthopedic diagnostics and treatments, and rehabilitation to increase strength and mobility. In addition, Lakeland Regional Health offers both traditional surgery and minimally invasive robotic surgery using the da Vinci Surgical System, as well as a dedicated Stroke Center that has earned a gold seal of approval from the Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers along with several other awards and commendations from various organizations.

Senior-Friendly Transportation in Lakeland

Polk Transit is the primary public transportation option for Lakeland retirement community residents and other area seniors relying on public transit. For seniors with difficulties riding the standard public transit buses, other options make it easy to get from place to place in Lakeland and the surrounding areas. Polk County Transit offers fixed-route transportation along with an ADA-complementary paratransit service for eligible riders. Finally, a search database offered by the Florida Safety Senior Center allows users to search for accessible transportation options all throughout Florida.

Retirement communities in Lakeland offer a fantastic location for seniors to retire to, in a warm climate with mild winters. For more information on senior living in Lakeland, see our options for Lakeland retirement communities.

Map of Lakeland Retirement Communities

Lakeland, FL Retirement Communities Costs

Lakeland, FL Retirement Communities Costs

Cost of Lakeland Retirement Communities

CommunityStarting Price
Azalea Park$1,874/month

Cost of Nearby Retirement Communities

CommunityCityStarting Price
Lake Howard HeightsWinter Haven$1,825/month
The Commons on Pretty PondZephyrhills$2,995/month
University VillageTampa$2,200/month
Horizon Bay at Hyde ParkTampaCall us
Freedom Plaza at Sun City CenterSun City CenterCall us
Brookdale BayshoreTampaCall us
Cost data provided by senior living communities and compiled by is subject to change without notice. This data is for informational purposes only and may contain inaccuracies. Your actual senior living costs may vary depending on your personal situation.