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

  • Sorted through 37 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 9 hours researching assisted living communities in The Villages
  • Read more than 80 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 The Villages is $4,950, which is considerably higher than the state average of $3,700 and the national average of $4,051.

Christina Drumm-Boyd
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)
Christina Drumm-Boyd
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)

Christina is a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM) who is passionate about seniors and their families. Along with her staff, Christina works hands-on with each client to find the best solutions for the challenges that often come with aging.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in The Villages, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 37 communities in the The Villages area. Institute Trusted Communities

The Assisted Living Research Institute spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the The Villages 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.

Atria Lady Lake
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments
Assisted Living, Independent Living, Memory Care, Hospice, Respite
Assisted Living: $2,515, Independent Living: $2,515, Memory Care: $3,355
Atria Lady Lake is conveniently located close to the shops and restaurants of The Villages. A team of caregiving associates is always on hand to provide discreet care and assistance. Physical therapy services are offered on-site in the specially designed therapy room. A registered nurse is always available to assist with any medical concerns and to carry regular health checks on all the residents. All residents wear an emergency alert wristband or pendant in case of a fall or medical emergency. The full-time activities director schedules a variety of daily activities, including movie nights, bingo, fitness classes, arts and crafts and musical entertainment. Three chef-prepared meals are served in the table-service restaurant, and an elegant private dining room can be reserved for special occasions. Luxury amenities on-site include a full-service salon and spa, a library, a movie theater and pub.
What Residents are Saying:
Family members praise the well-designed facility and excellent staff, with one reviewer saying, "My husband stayed in Atria Lady Lake Florida, and it was a wonderful experience. The facility is very nice, rooms are spacious and feels like living in your own apartment. The staff was great, and the food was amazing."
4.19 out of 5 stars
(66) Reviews
930 Co. Rd. 466, Lady Lake, FL 32159
Buffalo Crossings Assisted Living
Élan Buena Vista
Élan Spanish Springs
Freedom Pointe at The Villages
HarborChase of Villages Crossing
Sumter Senior Living
The Springs at Lady Lake Assisted Living
The Willows at Wildwood
Village Veranda at Lady Lake

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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