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The Edgewater Health and Rehabilitation Center at Waterman Village. The best choice for post-hospital rehab. and/or nursing home care in the Mount Dora, Eustis, Tavares, Leesburg, Sorrento, Lake County Florida areas


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The Edgewater Health and Rehabilitation Center is a Florida licensed skilled nursing home that serves those living in the Mount Dora, Eustis, Tavares, Leesburg, Sorrento, Lake County and Central Florida areas.  Compassionate care by Central Florida’s not-for-profit senior living provider of choice since 1989.  Many of our staff have been with the Edgewater for many years. The Edgewater has the longest running Medicare Five Star rating of all the nursing/health care centers in Lake County Florida.


It’s our mission and ministry to help our residents live their best lives possible. The Edgewater is an established, locally operated facility, with on-site leadership and management. The Edgewater has never been bought or sold. 

The Edgewater Health and Rehabilitation Center in Mount Dora compassionately provides:
  • Short term rehabilitation following a hospital stay
  • Long term nursing home care

The Edgewater is comprised of semi-private, deluxe semi-private and private rooms.


The Edgewater is among the highest overall Medicare rated nursing homes in all of Central Florida, as rated by U.S. News and World Report. Our Director of Nursing Services has been with the Edgewater for 11 years.

The Edgewater is Medicare certified and is a preferred nursing home choice in Lake County, Florida, for those requiring post-hospital short term rehabilitation care. Our therapy team is outstanding.  Come and meet the team before your scheduled surgery.


Culinary Services

The Edgewater’s culinary services are supervised by an executive chef and registered dietitian.  Here’s a recent comment below from a family member, whose loved one resided at the Edgewater for a short-term rehab. stay:


Our Director of Activities and the entire Edgewater team, does an excellent job keeping the residents at The Edgewater as active and involved as possible.

Bus trips to local shopping, restaurants, and entertainment are common.

It has been the mission and goal of Waterman Village to help our residents ‘live their best lives’ since 1989.  We were started as a ‘not-for-profit’ ministry and continue with that mission and purpose to this day.

Request a copy of our latest activity calendar for review. 


A MEDICARE ‘FIVE STAR’ OVERALL RATED NURSING HOME! The nursing home with the longest running Medicare FIVE STAR rating in the Leesburg, Eustis, Tavares, Mount Dora and Sorrento Florida areas. Click on the Senior Advisor logo below to read reviews from about Waterman Village.  Senior Advisor is the nation’s largest senior living review web site.


As soon as your doctor or hospital discharge planner/social worker informs you that you or your loved one will require a short term nursing home stay, following a hospital stay, ASK for the Edgewater.

Remember, you have a choice for yourself or loved one. Contact Christy or Billie Jean at: 352-409-3618. (see information below).

Christy has been with The Edgewater for 30 years.  She is a leading expert in the area of nursing home living and admissions, on both a short term and long term basis.

The Edgewater Director of Nursing (DON), Regina, has been with The Edgewater for over 10 years. The national average employment tenure for nursing home ‘Directors of Nursing’ is 2-3 years.  Longer tenure of management staff is directly linked to higher quality of care and better patient outcomes in government studies.

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