15 Memory Care Facilities in Brevard County, FL
The average cost of memory care in Brevard County is $4,489 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,925. Cheaper nearby regions include Orange County with an average starting cost of $4,238.
To help you with your search, browse the 30 reviews below for memory care facilities in Brevard County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Brevard County 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Orange County with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 8 families in Brevard County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Brevard County, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Brevard County, FL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Brevard County
Brevard County is situated in the state of Florida, which has the second highest Alzheimer's rate in the country. In Brevard County, where close to 600,000 people reside and a large senior community makes up nearly a quarter of the population, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services reports that roughly 13 percent of Medicare beneficiaries aged 65 and over have Alzheimer's or dementia.
Brevard County is home to more than a dozen memory care facilities, most of which are in the cities of Melbourne and Palm Bay. In some cases, memory care services are provided in freestanding buildings that only serve those with dementia. Alternately, memory care facilities may share campuses with assisted living facilities that specialize in dementia care.
- Seniors in Brevard County do not pay state income tax on any type of income, including money received from Social Security, pensions and retirement savings accounts. This may leave more money available for memory care expenses.
- The air quality in Brevard County is outstanding, with the American Lung Association giving the county an A for both ozone pollution and short-term particle pollution. This may appeal to families whose senior loved ones have conditions like COPD or cardiovascular disease.
Sperling's Comfort Index, which gives a higher score for more comfortable climates, rates Brevard County an 81 out of 100. This indicates a comfortable climate all throughout the year. Summer highs in this county are around 90 degrees, and winter lows are near 50 degrees. This may make the region a good option for memory care residents who enjoy therapeutic outdoor activities.
- Brevard County's cost of living is relatively affordable, coming in on par with the national average and about 10 percent lower than the state average. Healthcare expenses here are slightly lower than state and national medians, which may make managing chronic conditions like dementia more affordable.
Paying for Memory Care in Brevard County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Brevard County start around $4,508 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Brevard 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 Brevard 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 Brevard County
Brevard 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 Brevard County, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.
Directory of Winners in the Brevard County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Brevard County
Brevard 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 Brevard County
Review of The Brennity at Melbourne
The staff has been very creative in keeping us in contact even without visits during the pandemic. Facetime, staff phoning and now outside one on one visits with a fence between. My only problem is... Read more
Review of Discovery Village at Melbourne
My parent was at this facility for memory care and finally was moved because of on going issues in this facility. The facility was beautiful and assisted living may be fine and independent, But mem... Read more
Review of Palm Bay Memory Care
What an amazing team at Palm Bay Memory Care! Michele and James have been so extremely helpful throughout this process. It is difficult to make decisions for a loved one when they reach a particul... Read more