9 Memory Care Facilities in Escambia County, FL

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The Waterford at Creekside

Provides: Memory Care
9015 University Parkway, Pensacola, FL 32514
"The experience I have had here is outstanding. From the clean rooms, good food and friendly staff. If you are looking for a place that truly cares about their residents - this is it." More
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Homestead Village of Pensacola

Provides: Memory Care
7830 Pine Forest Road, Pensacola, FL 32526
"Homestead Village of Pensacola seemed pretty good, but they didn't have a yard and my mom likes to be outside with the flowers. They've had nice big porches, but there was no part where they can go..." More

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Elmcroft of Pensacola

Provides: Memory Care
2310 Abbie Lane, Pensacola, FL 32514
"My overall experience with Elmcroft of Pensacola was very good. The rooms and the bathrooms were big, and it had a built-in closet. The dining area was very nice." More

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YourLife of Pensacola Memory Care

Provides: Memory Care
8601 N. Davis Highway, Pensacola, FL 32514
"I visited a friend at YourLife™ of Pensacola, she had Alzheimer's. It's a nice community, and the staff was very helpful. The environment and surroundings was great, the whole place was very clean...." More

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Asbury Place

Provides: Memory Care
4916 Mobile Highway, Pensacola, FL 32506
"Asbury Place wasn't too good. I didn't care for it. First off it smelled like an old hotel when you go in there, and I didn't like that, and I didn't like the way the residents were situated. It's..." More

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Summer Vista Assisted Living

Provides: Memory Care
3450 Wimbledon Drive, Pensacola, FL 32504
"My dad started out in the assisted living of Summer Vista and then we moved him into memory care because he's more suitable for that. I absolutely love this community, I can't say enough good..." More

The Blake at Pensacola

Provides: Memory Care
428 Airport Boulevard, Pensacola, FL 32503
"My husband's grandmother lived here until she passed away. We enjoyed bringing the kids to visit her. Building is nice. " More

The Waterford at Creekside

Provides: Memory Care
9015 University Parkway, Pensacola, FL 32514
"I didn't like The Waterford at Creekside at all. It's an old facility, and it smelled mildewy and musky. I didn't like the way everything was separate. Nothing was under the same roof. It had..." More

The Residence - Covenant Memory Care ...

Provides: Memory Care
5041 North 12th Avenue, Pensacola, FL 32504

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Escambia County

    Escambia County, which is located at the western tip of the Florida Panhandle along the Gulf Coast, is home to over 300,000 people, including a senior community that's almost 17 percent of the population. According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, roughly 13 percent of the county's Medicare beneficiaries aged 65 and over have Alzheimer's disease or dementia. 

    Local families find six memory care facilities in Escambia County, all of which are located in the city of Pensacola. While some of them have their own dedicated building that only accommodates those with dementia, others share campuses with assisted living facilities that specialize in dementia services. 

    • The cost of living in Escambia County is about 6 percent below the national average and 17 percent below the state average, making the county a good option for families and seniors with restrictive memory care budgets. 
    • Escambia County has a relatively high crime rate, with property crime and violent crime higher than state and national averages. On a 100-point index, where a higher score indicates more crime, violent crime in this county is rated 57.7, compared to the national average of 31.1, and the property crime rate is 55.8, compared to the national average of 38.1. To keep memory care residents safe, facilities are equipped with security features like surveillance cameras and alarm systems. 
    • On average, Escambia County has 228 sunny days annually and receives 66 inches of rain and no snow. July highs are warm with temperatures near 90 degrees, and winters are mild with lows near 40. The county is rated 72 out of 100 on Sperling's Comfort Index, which indicates a comfortable year-round climate, making the county a good option for seniors who enjoy being outdoors.
    • Florida does not have a state income tax, meaning that seniors are not taxed at the state level on any type of retirement income. This may leave more money toward memory care expenses in Escambia County. 


    Paying for Memory Care in Escambia County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Florida

    $5,347.00 Walton County
    $4,939.00 US
    $4,871.00 Okaloosa County
    $4,720.00 Mobile County
    $4,699.00 Baldwin County
    $4,171.00 Escambia County
    $4,000.00 Coffee County
    $3,520.00 Santa Rosa County

    Memory Care costs in Escambia County start around $4,171 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,939 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Escambia 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 Escambia 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 Escambia County

    Escambia 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 Escambia County, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.

    Directory of Winners in the Escambia County Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Escambia County

    Escambia 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.

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Escambia County

    • Review of Asbury Place

      Asbury Place wasn't too good. I didn't care for it. First off it smelled like an old hotel when you go in there, and I didn't like that, and I didn't like the way the residents were situated. It's ... Read more

      Donna
    • Review of The Blake at Pensacola

      My husband's grandmother lived here until she passed away. We enjoyed bringing the kids to visit her. Building is nice. Read more

      trinadh
    • Review of The Waterford at Creekside

      Beautiful and homey facility, making for an easy transition from home to the community. Open and airy facility with lots of places to sit and view the lovely grounds and lake. And the staff! So ... Read more

      Dedicated Daughter
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