9 Memory Care Facilities in Escambia County, FL
The average cost of memory care in Escambia County is $3,803 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Santa Rosa County with an average starting cost of $3,520.
To help you with your search, browse the 34 reviews below for memory care facilities in Escambia County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Escambia County 4.3 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 16 families in Escambia County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Escambia County, call (855) 863-8283.
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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
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Memory Care costs in Escambia County start around $3,755 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,855 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.
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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.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Escambia County
Review of YourLife of Pensacola Memory Care
YourLife of Pensacola Memory Care was a very nice facility, but they were at the top of our price range. The staff was great, but the rooms were small and didn't have built-in closets. They just ha... Read more
Review of The Waterford at Creekside
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 diffe... Read more
Review of The Blake at Pensacola
My mother is at The Blake at Pensacola, and it's been good. The staff is good, and the atmosphere is great. The rooms are very nice and have high ceilings, which gives them a little more room. The ... Read more