In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Lakeland area, our team of researchers:

  • Sorted through 37 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 15 hours researching assisted living communities in Lakeland
  • Read more than 95 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 10 assisted living communities that earned our seal of approval. Through this process we discovered that the average cost of assisted living in the city of Lakeland is $3,498, which is lower than the state average of $3,500 and the national average of $4,051.

Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner
Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner

Jonathan Frank is a Licensed Social Worker with over 10 years experience working with the geriatric population in a variety of different settings. He received his Masters degree from Rutgers University with a certificate in Aging and Gerontological Services. Additionally, he is a Certified Dementia Practitioner accredited by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Jonathan also has Bachelors degree in psychology and worked as an Emergency Medical Technician for 14 years. His passion lies with the elderly and ensuring they age with dignity.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Lakeland, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 37 communities in the Lakeland area. Trusted Communities spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Lakeland area to allow seniors and their families to find the community that’s right for them. Click through the facilities listed below to read in-depth reviews, what residents are saying, and details such as base pricing, room types, and more.

Arbor Oaks at Lakeland Hills
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, Companion Suites
Assisted Living, Memory Care, Day Services, Respite
Assisted Living: $2,380
At Arbor Oaks at Lakeland Hills, residents enjoy assisted living and memory care with skilled nurses available around the clock. This community has a warm, cozy ambiance with indoor fireside seating and its shady outdoor patio overlooking a scenic pond. The community welcomes pets under 15 pounds and even has an on-site dog park where residents can enjoy the fresh air with their furry friends. For additional exercise, residents can participate in one of the daily fitness classes.
What Residents are Saying:
Relatives commend the attentive staff. One writes, "I've been pleased with the staff learning how to work with mom. They stop in and check to see if everything is ok a few times a day. When things get bad they handle it. I feel we made a good choice for my mother to still have some independence and some assistance."
4.35 out of 5 stars
(51) Reviews
4141 Lakeland Hills Blvd., Lakeland, FL 33805
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Grand Villa of Lakeland
Hawthorne Inn Lakeland
Lake Morton Plaza
Savannah Court of Lakeland
The Estates at Carpenters
The Manor at Lake Morton

Our Methodology

It’s not what we research, but the way we research that makes stand out. We start by identifying problems and challenges in the senior care industry by gaining insight from conversations with industry professionals, older adults, and those that care for them. Next, our research team led by industry experts apply our data-driven research techniques to understand the magnitude of the challenge and how to overcome it. Finally, we present our findings in easy-to-understand guides and studies and share our actionable results with influencers and caregivers, as well as the general public.

Facility Features (40%)

Facility Health Services Graded on health services provided
on the facility including, but not
limited to, on-site nursing,
pharmacy, skilled nursing,
medicine administration, etc

Facility Amenities Graded on the available

Affordability Financial assistance acceptance
and overall costs and value.

Residential Quality (40%)

Resident Satisfaction Polling & survey of overall facility satisfaction.

Facility Complaint and Violations Number of complaints and violations the facility had. Taking into account improvement over time.

Online Reviews Aggregated verified online reviews.

Location (20%)

Location-Based Benefits Including, but not limited to, proximity to
hospitals, ambulance response times, senior
resources available, and state and city
financial assistance.

Location Quality Local crime rates, incidents against older
adults, air quality, climate.

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