3 Memory Care Facilities near Homestead, FL
There are 3 Memory Care Facilities in the Homestead area, with 1 in Homestead and 2 nearby.
To help you with your search, browse the 1 review below for memory care facilities in Homestead. Better rated regions include Princeton with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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1 Memory Care Facility in Homestead, FL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Homestead
Homestead, Fl., is home to the Biscayne National Forest and the Everglades National Park, two attractions visited by many of the city's 70,000 residents, over 9 percent who are age 65 and older. Seniors in Homestead who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia requiring specialized treatments, have are three memory care facilities in the area that can accommodate them.
These facilities are simply assisted living facilities that meet the requirements to provide special care for those with cognitive impairments. Regulated by the Florida Bureau of Health Facility Regulation, these communities must have a fully trained staff member on hand around-the-clock.
- The city of Homestead is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Homestead Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The overall rate of crime in Homestead is 66 percent higher than the national average. Individuals visiting or living in the city have a one in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any type of crime. To ensure the safety of seniors who live in memory care facilities in the city, family members should discuss property security measures when touring facilities.
- Families and seniors who pay for memory care in Homestead may find it difficult to stay within a budget due to the increased cost of living in the city. Based on the national cost of living index of 100, the cost of living in Homestead of 117. This is higher than the national average and the state average of 111.
- Summers in Homestead are long and hot with average July highs around 90. This may be a problem for seniors in memory care who have a sensitivity to heat. Winters are short and mild with average January lows around 58.
Paying for Memory Care in Homestead
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Homestead start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,057 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Homestead 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 Homestead
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 Homestead
Homestead 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 Homestead, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Homestead
Homestead-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.