31 Memory Care Facilities in Hillsborough County, FL
The average cost of memory care in Hillsborough County is $4,160 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Pasco County with an average starting cost of $4,130.
To help you with your search, browse the 62 reviews below for memory care facilities in Hillsborough County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Hillsborough County 4.4 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 12 families in Hillsborough County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Hillsborough County, call (855) 863-8283.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Hillsborough County
Hillsborough County, which includes Tampa, boasts a population exceeding 1.4 million, and more than 14 percent of those residents are seniors. In Florida, 540,000 seniors are living with Alzheimer's disease, according to the Alzheimer's Association, and some of these seniors may reside in Hillsborough County. For these seniors, living in one of the area's 24 memory care facilities may provide access to the services they require.
Memory care facilities are a type of assisted living facility in Hillsborough County. The Florida Department of Elder Affairs oversees these facilities and requires memory care facilities to obtain a limited mental health license to operate. Additionally, in Florida the staff at assisted living facilities also must undergo additional training through the University of South Florida's Training Academy on Aging.
- Cost of living in Hillsborough County is higher than the national average. On a scale where 100 represents the national average, Hillsborough County's cost of living is 108.7. Housing and transportation costs are especially higher than average. Healthcare costs are below average, however, at 96. Seniors' families may want to assess cost of living as they budget for memory care facility expenses.
- Hillsborough County seniors may enjoy some tax savings. Florida doesn't have a state income tax, which means that social security income isn't taxed, either.
- Hillsborough County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as USF Health's Byrd Alzheimer's Center and Research Institute, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Hillsborough County's location on Florida's Gulf coast makes the climate moderate throughout the year, which is ideal for seniors and their families hoping to escape the cold. Winter lows drop to just 49 degrees, on average, with no snow. Summers are hot and humid, with high temperatures above 90 degrees. The area sees more rain than average but more sunny days than average as well.
Paying for Memory Care in Hillsborough County
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Memory Care costs in Hillsborough County start around $3,943 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 Hillsborough 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 Hillsborough 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 Hillsborough County
Hillsborough 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 Hillsborough County, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Hillsborough County
Hillsborough 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 Hillsborough County
Review of Arbor Terrace at Citrus Park
After several site visits to facilities in Northeast Pinellas (Clearwater/Safety Harbor/Palm Harbor) and in Northwest Hillsborough, I selected the Evergreen (Alzheimer's) Unit at Arbor Terrace Citr... Read more
Review of Stone Ledge Manor
My mother is a resident of memory care, and the supervisor Michelle is wonderful. The activities director, Margaret is always searching for fun easy activities for the Memory Care group. I witness ... Read more
Review of Sun City Senior Living
They are the best. they are so caring, compassionate, kind. I have say that this place has no only become my pops new home but mine as well. he has a great apartment, the food is great, the place... Read more