11 Memory Care Facilities near Gulf Breeze, FL
There are 11 Memory Care Facilities in the Gulf Breeze area, with 5 in Gulf Breeze and 6 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Gulf Breeze is $4,127 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Pensacola with an average starting cost of $4,070.
To help you with your search, browse the 27 reviews below for memory care facilities in Gulf Breeze. On average, consumers rate memory care in Gulf Breeze 3.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Pensacola with an average rating of 4.3 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 Gulf Breeze, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Gulf Breeze, FL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Gulf Breeze
With its excellent year-round weather and low crime rate, Gulf Breeze, Florida, is a popular location for seniors, who represent 20 percent of the population. Due to the city's demographics, the area has a substantial number of dementia cases. More than 10 percent of senior citizens in Santa Rosa County have Alzheimer's disease. Many of these adults may benefit from around-the-clock assistance as their symptoms advance.
Families whose loved ones require memory care can choose from seven qualified facilities located in Gulf Breeze and neighboring areas. According to Florida regulations, assisted living facilities must have an extended congregate care license to offer memory care services.
- Florida's favorable tax policy, which excludes personal income, is one reason why the Sunshine State is so popular among retirees. For many families, the lack of income tax makes additional funds available for memory care and other critical services.
- Despite its desirable coastal location, the cost of living in Gulf Breeze is only slightly higher than other parts of Florida and the United States. Living costs can influence the cost of memory care. Although housing is 54 percent more expensive than the national average, residents pay less for groceries and miscellaneous expenses. Additionally, the cost of health care, utilities and transportation are within five points of the national average.
- Gulf Breeze and Pensacola have excellent year-round air quality. The area has one of the lowest concentrations of airborne particulates in the nation. It also has very few high-ozone days, which benefits adults who have asthma or respiratory ailments.
- The Gulf Breeze area is home to several world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as the Baptist Medical Group, Emerald Coast Neurology and the Sacred Heart Medical Group at Gulf Breeze, in the event of a medical emergency or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Gulf Breeze
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Gulf Breeze start around $4,127 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 Gulf Breeze 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 Gulf Breeze
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 Gulf Breeze
Gulf Breeze 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 Gulf Breeze, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.
Directory of Winners in the Gulf Breeze Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Gulf Breeze
Gulf Breeze-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.
Other Options in Gulf Breeze, FL
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Gulf Breeze
Review of The Beacon at Gulf Breeze
My father moved to The Beacon at Gulf Breeze last month. It's a nice place, and they will take Medicaid in the future. Everything has been good so far. The food is good. I think they are friendly. ... Read more
Review of Gulf Breeze Courtyard
This facility is falling apart. There are holes in the walls. The phones are not being answered and when we visited two days in a row no nurse was on duty. I can't believe it's still in business. T... Read more