17 Memory Care Facilities in Collier County, FL
The average cost of memory care in Collier County is $5,487 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,290.
To help you with your search, browse the 75 reviews below for memory care facilities in Collier County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Collier County 4.3 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 15 families in Collier County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Collier County, call (855) 863-8283.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Collier County, FL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Collier County
Collier County has a sizable senior population, with more than 31 percent of the county's 372,880 residents aged 65 and older. These seniors may represent some of the 540,000 Florida seniors currently living with Alzheimer's disease, as reported by the Alzheimer's Association. Collier County seniors have access to 11 memory care facilities in the area.
In Florida, memory care facilities are a type of assisted living facility regulated and licensed by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs. Collier County memory care facility staff, along with staff members throughout the state, must also complete training established by the University of South Florida's Training Academy on Aging. This training ensures staff are capable of caring for the unique needs of Collier County seniors with Alzheimer's disease.
- Cost of living in Collier County is about 25 percent higher than the national median. It ranks 124.8 on a scale where 100 represents the U.S. mean. Housing costs are highest at 176, and transportation costs are lowest at 98. Seniors' families may want to consider this cost of living when seeking memory care in Collier County.
- Florida is a tax-friendly state for seniors since it has no income tax, which means Social Security and pension payments do not get taxed. Families may be able to stretch their budgets in this tax exempt area, so they can put more money towards healthcare.
- Seniors and their families looking to escape cold and snowy winters will enjoy Collier County's climate. Winter low temperatures drop to just the mid-50s, so the area receives no snow, and summer high temperatures only hit the upper 80s. Collier County has more rainfall than average but more sunny days as well.
- Crime rates in Collier County are above average. The violent crime rate is 42.4, compared to a national average of 31.1. The property crime rate is 47.9, compared to the U.S. average of 38.1. Seniors' families may want to ask about security measures in place at memory care facilities to maximize their patients' safety.
Paying for Memory Care in Collier County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Collier County start around $5,414 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,361 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Collier 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 Collier 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 Collier County
Collier 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 Collier County, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Collier County
Collier 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 Collier County
Review of Watercrest Naples
Both of my parents were residents at this facility for approximately two years. We have nothing but good things to say. Lots of activities. Always bathed and dressed. Spiritual needs met. Lots of f... Read more
Review of Watercrest Naples
My husband is a resident of Watercrest Naples. It's a wonderful place, but at this point, my husband also needs almost a full-time aide with him. I just can't afford the cost plus the full-time aid... Read more
Review of Opal Senior Living Memory Care of Naples
First, there is a new director every few months. This latest one is rude and argumentative. She does not take responsibility for anything. My mother's room has holes in the walls, a toilet that doe... Read more