Conveniently near Route 600 and Florida's Turnpike in Orlando, Plantation Oaks Senior Living offers a range of living options with southern style and grace including independent living, assisted living, and memory care.
Savannah Court of Orange City, senior assisted living is licensed for 45 residents and is full of vibrant activity while offering a warm and comfortable feel throughout. Savannah Court of Orange City has it all!
Spring Hills Hunters Creek is an intimate community in the Hunter's Creek area outside of Orlando, FL. This is a nice option for senior living if you live in the area and are looking for a more "home-like" setting for your loved one. The staff was professional and polite at the time of my visit and per their care...
Universally acclaimed as one of the most family-friendly cities in the country, Orlando offers seniors a wonderful variety of experiences to fill their golden years. Though known for its world-famous amusement parks, Orlando also provides more refined attractions such as the Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts and the Orlando Museum of Art. Seniors who choose Orlando assisted living will also enjoy easy access to plenty of championship golf courses and warm weather throughout the year.
LYNX Provider of fixed-route bus services for Orange, Seminole and Osceola counties.
LYMMO Free bus rapid transit circulator for downtown Orlando.
ACCESS LYNX Paratransit service for disabled individuals.
NeighborLink Dial-a-ride service to rural areas not served by traditional, fixed-route bus service.
SunRail Commuter rail that runs to the north and south of Orlando. Phase I of the rail system will run from Debary to Sand Lake Road in South Orlando. Phase II, which is set to be completed in 2016, will connect from DeBary and continue north to DeLand.
SeaWorld Orlando Adults age 50 and older receive a discount of $3 off a one-day ticket.
U.S. National Parks - Senior Pass The $10.00 lifetime pass provides access to more than 2,000 federal and state recreation sites. At many sites, the Senior Pass provides a discount on Expanded Amenity Fees, such as camping, swimming, boat launching and guided tours.
Florida Department of Elder Affairs This is the primary state agency overseeing senior services. 4040 Esplanade Way, Tallahassee, FL 32399-7000 (850) 414-2200 or (850) 414-2001 (TDD)
Florida Abuse Hotline 24-hour telephone hotline to report elder abuse. 1-800-962-2873 or 1-800-453-5145 (TDD)
Orange County Special Needs Registry This registry helps provide emergency evacuation services to elders and other persons with special needs. (407) 836-9319
Senior Legal Helpline A legal hotline for Florida residents age 60 and older. 1-800-895-7873
Senior Resource Alliance The local Orlando-area aging and disability resource center. 988 Woodcock Road, Suite 200, Orlando, FL 32803 (407) 514-1800
Seniors First A county-led agency that provides care management and in-home services to qualified seniors. 3133 Lawton Road, #250, Orlando, FL 32803 (407) 628-2884
SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) Offers free health insurance counseling for Florida seniors. 1-800-963-5337
Map of Orlando Assisted Living Facilities
Orlando, FL Assisted Living Costs
Orlando, FL Assisted Living Costs
The median cost of Assisted Living in Orlando is $3,330 per month. Assisted Living costs range from $1,500 to $5,050 depending on location and other factors.
Cost of Assisted Living Facilities near Orlando, FL
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Cost of Assisted Living in Florida
While assisted living care is primarily funded through private savings, Florida seniors may qualify for financial assistance through government programs depending on their income level and personal finances. In addition to federal programs such Section 8 Vouchers, Social Security (SSI) and Veteran’s Benefits, funding sources for assisted living in the state of Florida include:
Assisted Living for the Elderly (ALE) Waiver – A part of Medicaid, this waiver covers care management, assisted living services and incontinence supplies (if needed) for income-eligible seniors age 60 and older.
Medicaid Assistive Care Services (ACS) – This program is a Medicaid-based state plan for adults age 18 and older who have a medical need for supportive living 24 hours a day.
Long-Term Care Community Diversion Program – This Medicaid waiver is for seniors age 65 and older who would otherwise qualify for Medicaid nursing home placement, but have chosen to receive assisted living care instead.
Optional State Supplementation (OSS) – A state-based, cash assistance program, OSS is available to income-eligible adults age 65 or older to help defray the costs of long-term residential care.