5 Memory Care Facilities in Bay County, FL
The average cost of memory care in Bay County is $4,299 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,120.
To help you with your search, browse the 10 reviews below for memory care facilities in Bay County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Bay County 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Walton County with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Bay County, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Bay County, FL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Bay County
Florida has the second highest rate of Alzheimer’s in the country. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, as many as one in 40 Floridians are living with this disease. In Bay County, which has about 184,000 residents and a senior community that makes up nearly 17 percent of the population, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services reports that over 12 percent of seniors receiving Medicare benefits have Alzheimer’s disease or dementia.
Bay County has three memory care facilities in the cities of Panama City Beach, Bay City and Panama City. In this county, as in the rest of Florida, memory care facilities may have their own dedicated residence, or they may be situated within assisted living facilities that have specialized care staff, training and activities designed for residents with dementia.
- Florida residents do not pay state income tax on any type of income, including retirement income. This may leave more money in the budget for memory care expenses in Bay County.
- Ozone pollution levels in Bay County are very low, with the American Lung Association giving the county an A for this type of pollution. The county's clean air may benefit seniors with respiratory illnesses or cardiovascular disease.
Bay County residents enjoy about 241 days of sunshine annually, and the county receives 61 inches of rain and virtually no snow. July highs are around 90 degrees and winter lows are in the low 40s. The county's climate may be well-suited for seniors who enjoy being outdoors.
- Bay County is a relatively affordable place to live, which may make the county a good option for families and seniors with tight memory care budgets. Overall living expenses are just slightly above the national average and about 10 percent lower than the state median, and health care expenses are on par with state and national averages.
Paying for Memory Care in Bay County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Bay County start around $4,262 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,294 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Bay County 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 Bay County
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 Bay County
Bay County 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 Bay County, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.
Directory of Winners in the Bay County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Bay County
Bay County-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.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Bay County
Review of The Landing at Seagrass Village Memory Care
I went to The Landing at Seagrass Village Memory Care. I like the layouts and the safety concerns for someone who might be an elopement risk. I thought the security security measures they have were... Read more
Review of Superior Residences of Panama City Beach
I went to the Superior Residences of Panama City Beach. I particularly would not be interested in placing my father there. For his level of care, he could just walk out of the building. I did not l... Read more
Review of Superior Residences of Panama City Beach
I went to Superior Residences of Panama City Beach to check out their memory care area and it was clean. The staff seemed friendly and it was a nice place. The only thing was they were full and Pan... Read more