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Florida Memory Care Facilities

Florida is commonly one of the most sought-after locations for senior care, with arguably Texas and California the only other states that receive a higher demand. The appeal with Florida for many seniors is the pleasant, year-round weather, low taxes, high selection of different memory care facilities and more. What else can you expect with dementia care in Florida?

Memory Care in Florida - Cheapest & Most Expensive Places

Florida is not only inviting to seniors because of the beautiful weather and abundance of living communities reserved for seniors, but also for its prices. Surprisingly, with a state that has such a high demand for senior living, specialized facilities like memory care in Florida are not extraordinarily expensive.

The Top 5 Most Affordable Cities for Memory Care in Florida based on Monthly Average Rents are:

  1. Hialeah, FL                       $3,861         
  2. Homestead, FL                 $3,861         
  3. Lake Wales, FL                 $3,894         
  4. Port Richey, FL                 $3,905
  5. New Port Richey, FL          $3,914

The Top 5 Most Expensive Cities for Dementia Care in Florida based on Monthly Average Rent are:

  1. Tequesta, FL                    $4,947
  2. Loxahatchee, FL               $4,955
  3. Jupiter, FL                        $4,961
  4. Fleming Island, FL             $5,062
  5. Ponte Vedra Beach, FL     $5,202

The Top 5 Most Affordable Counties in Florida for Memory Care based on Monthly Average Median

  1. Highlands County, FL        $3,925
  2. Hernando County, FL        $3,968
  3. Pinellas County, FL           $4,078
  4. Citrus County, FL              $4,083
  5. Pasco County, FL              $4,087

The Top 5 Most Expensive Counties in Florida for Alzheimer’s Care based on Monthly Average Median

  1. Palm Beach County, FL     $4,723
  2. Collier County, FL             $4,733
  3. Clay County, FL                $4,748
  4. Santa Rosa County, FL     $4,773
  5. Saint Johns County, FL     $4,878

Florida Dementia & Alzheimer’s Care - Services

When a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia it is not only monumentally tragic for the loved one, but also for the family. Everything is bound to change drastically as family members are forced into a caregiver role. It’s not that they don’t want to help, but the demanding symptoms of the cognitive diseases can force daily and around the clock care and maintenance. Florida dementia care homes are provided as a place of refuge for seniors dealing with awful diseases like Alzheimer’s.

The 24/7 monitoring and care provided at memory care communities in Florida is very hands-on, and staff can also assist with a variety of daily functions (hygiene, individual appearance, self-esteem, etc.) while also providing correct management of the medications the resident is taking. Additionally, the housekeeping and meal services take a lot of workload off a family that would otherwise have to handle the chores in most cases of moderate to severe dementia and Alzheimer’s.

Florida dementia care homes know that looking after a family member with dementia is not only challenging but emotionally draining and stressful. It is their primary goal to provide that safe and loving living environment while also making the family feel comfortable and pleased with where their loved one is housed.

Florida Alzheimer’s care services provide a great combination of standard amenities (daily meals, housekeeping, activity rooms, religious services) along with added luxuries like a variety of games and activities in group and individual one-on-one settings.

Florida Dementia Care

SeniorGuidance.org provides comprehensive resources on various senior living options, including: assisted living facilities, senior living communities, nursing homes, independent living communities, continuing care retirement communities (CCRC) and all other long term senior care options, including memory care such as Alzheimer's or Dementia.

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