27 Memory Care Facilities in Duval County, FL
The average cost of memory care in Duval County is $4,886 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Clay County with an average starting cost of $4,387.
To help you with your search, browse the 70 reviews below for memory care facilities in Duval County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Duval County 4.2 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Nassau County with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 15 families in Duval County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Duval County, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Duval County, FL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Duval County
In Florida, 540,000 seniors are living with Alzheimer's disease, as reported by the Alzheimer's Association. Duval County is home to about 129,000 seniors, representing 13 percent of the population of more than 937,000. These seniors and their families may seek out one of Duval County's 26 memory care facilities to provide the specialized care they require.
The Florida Department of Elder Affairs defines memory care facilities as a type of assisted living facility, which is subject to state licensing and regulation. Additionally, Duval County memory care facilities must acquire a limited mental health license as well as complete training established by the University of South Florida's Training Academy on Aging, which ensures that memory care facility staff deliver high-quality care to its senior residents.
- Duval County's cost of living is just less than the national average, driven by housing and healthcare costs. On a scale where 100 represents the average, Duval County's cost of living ranks 99.5. Seniors' families may consider these factors when budgeting for memory care facility expenses.
- Florida is a tax-friendly state for retirees. Seniors in Duval County won't see their social security income taxed, which may result in some monthly savings.
- Duval County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Mayo Clinic's Memory Disorder Clinic, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Crime rates in Duval County are higher than the national average. On a scale where one represents a safe city and 100 represents a dangerous one, Duval County's violent crime rate is 55.1, and the property crime rate is 55. Seniors' families may want to look into security measures in place at the area's memory care facilities for added peace of mind.
Paying for Memory Care in Duval County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Duval County start around $4,881 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,048 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Duval 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 Duval 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 Duval County
Duval 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 Duval County, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Duval County
Duval 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 Duval County
Review of Anthem Lakes
My husband has been at Anthem Lakes since November. It's very, very nice, but I have not been able to get into his room because of COVID. The staff was very good. They do everything, they keep in c... Read more
Review of Cypress Village
My grandmother has lived at Cypress Village for many years, she lived in their assisted-living until it was time to transfer her to their memory care and they made the transition as easy as possibl... Read more
Review of San Jose Gardens Alzheimer's Special Care Center
I like San Jose Gardens Alzheimer's Special Care Center because it's small, and sometimes less is best when it comes to caring. It's also clean, nice, has very polite people, and it's small enough ... Read more