7 Memory Care Facilities in Charlotte County, FL
The average cost of memory care in Charlotte County is $4,049 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900.
To help you with your search, browse the 6 reviews below for memory care facilities in Charlotte County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Charlotte County 3.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Lee County with an average rating of 4.2 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 Charlotte County, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Charlotte County, FL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Charlotte County
Gorgeous weather, a slow pace of life and a low cost of living make Charlotte County one of the most popular destinations in the country for people 65 and older, who make up almost 40 percent of its population. For seniors with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, Charlotte County has five memory care facilities.
In Charlotte County, as in all of Florida, memory care facilities must have a special type of certification known as an extended congregate care license. This designation indicates that the facility adheres to a higher standard of assisted living and is capable of housing residents with extreme physical or mental limitations.
- For seniors who prefer year-round warmth and sunshine, the weather in Charlotte County can't be beaten. The area averages zero snowfall and an average of 80 days per year fall within the comfortable temperature range of 70 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit. While Florida has a reputation for brutal heat and humidity, the average July high in Charlotte County manages to stay below 90. Memory care residents who enjoy getting outside for supervised recreation will have plenty of opportunities to do so.
- Charlotte County's cost of living is 2 percent lower than the national average. Healthcare expenses are 7 percent lower than average in Charlotte County, making the area ideal for memory care residents who are cost-conscious but unwilling to sacrifice when it comes to quality of care.
- Florida is extremely tax-friendly to retirees. The state's absence of income tax encompasses Social Security, pensions, 401(k)s and other retirement benefits. Additionally, Florida has no inheritance or estate tax, and unlike other states, does not compensate for it with high property or sales taxes.
- The rate of both property and violent crime in Charlotte County is slightly higher than the national average, but memory care residents and their families shouldn't be overly concerned. Most facilities offer security features designed to maximize safety, including guards, cameras, and locked entrances and exits.
Paying for Memory Care in Charlotte County
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Memory Care costs in Charlotte County start around $3,821 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,053 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Charlotte 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 Charlotte 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 Charlotte County
Charlotte 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 Charlotte County, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.
Directory of Winners in the Charlotte County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Charlotte County
Charlotte 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 Charlotte County
Review of The Palms of Punta Gorda
My experience with The Palms of Punta Gorda wasn't very positive. They seem to be understaffed, and the care is less than adequate. My mother was in assisted living, but now she's in memory care. T... Read more
Review of Heritage Oaks of Englewood
my husband has been a resident there for three years. It is a great relief to know that he is in a safe and caring place. We are grateful to Sherry and her staff for providing such good care. Read more
Review of Parkside Assisted Living & Memory Cottage
Hi, I like to let you know what our experience at Parkside Memory Care is at the corner of Harbor & Olean, where my husband was a patient Jan -June 2020. From the very beginning they did not te... Read more