21 Memory Care Facilities near Amelia Island, FL
There are 21 Memory Care Facilities in the Amelia Island area, with 1 in Amelia Island and 20 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Amelia Island is $6,800 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,925. Cheaper nearby regions include Fernandina Beach with an average starting cost of $4,647.
To help you with your search, browse the 15 reviews below for memory care facilities in Amelia Island. Better rated regions include Jacksonville with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Amelia Island, FL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Amelia Island
Amelia Island is home to a population of 12,292 people with 31 percent senior citizens. Nassau County, where Amelia Island is located, has a population of nearly 17,250, and 1,976 are likely to have Alzheimer's disease, according to Elder Affairs. Florida law requires memory care facilities to obtain an extended congregate care (ECC) certificate prior to supervising cognitive disorder patients. Out of two dozen nearby facilities, one is on Amelia Island, and the rest are in Jacksonville or Atlantic Beach.
- Cost of living indices are formulated with a U.S. average of 100. Amelia Island's cost of living is 132.3, which is about 30 percent higher than an average U.S. city. Healthcare costs are 23 percent higher than the Florida average and 20 percent higher than the national average, which will carry over to seniors in memory care.
- Amelia Island is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as the University of Florida Health. In the event of medical emergencies or illness, Baptist North Medical Campus is a nearby alternative.
- Although there is no yearly measurable snowfall on Amelia Island, it does get an average of 51 inches of rain per year, which is 12 inches more than the national average. Days filled with sunshine outnumber cloudy ones by 221 to 205, and the summer high temperature is 89, while the winter low is 44. Amelia Island earns a 78 out of 100 on the Sperling's Comfort Index. This comfortable year-round climate benefits families and senior members with joint pain.
- Florida does not impose a state income tax on its residents. Therefore, seniors living in memory care on Amelia Island will have more money in their budget to spend on memory care services.
Paying for Memory Care in Amelia Island
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Memory Care costs in Amelia Island start around $6,800 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,999 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Amelia Island and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.
Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Amelia Island
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Florida page.
More Ways to Pay for Memory Care
While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for memory care, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance memory care costs include:
- Veterans Benefits
- Life Insurance Policy
- Long-Term Care Insurance
- Reverse Mortgage
For more information about different ways to finance memory care, visit our Memory Care in Florida page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Amelia Island
Amelia Island and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in a memory care community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.
To see a list of free memory care resources in Amelia Island, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.
Directory of Winners in the Amelia Island Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Amelia Island
Amelia Island-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Florida are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Florida page for more information about these laws.