9 Memory Care Facilities near Jensen Beach, FL
There are 9 Memory Care Facilities in the Jensen Beach area, with 2 in Jensen Beach and 7 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Jensen Beach is $4,345 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Fort Pierce with an average starting cost of $2,840.
To help you with your search, browse the 17 reviews below for memory care facilities in Jensen Beach. On average, consumers rate memory care in Jensen Beach 3.8 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Stuart with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Jensen Beach, FL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Jensen Beach
Jensen Beach, Florida, has a senior citizen population that makes up 29.5 percent of its residents. Some of these include residents of two memory care facilities in the city that care for some of the state’s 540,000 Alzheimer’s patients. All memory care units in the state fall under the assisted living facility category, but they are required to provide specialized training for employees to ensure that these patients with dementia-related conditions receive adequate care. The Department of Elder Affairs works to ensure facilities comply with the applicable laws.
While memory care units are required to have secured areas to keep the residents safe, there are, in many cases, still opportunities for supervised time outside. Residents who have respiratory sensitivities will likely appreciate the wonderful air quality here. Jensen Beach’s air quality score of 82 greatly surpasses the national average score of 58.
- Jensen Beach has a Sperling’s Comfort Index of 87, which is much higher than the average index of 58 for the entire country. An average of 239 sunny days per year and pleasant temperatures make it possible to enjoy being outside often. Even in the winter, the temperatures are nice. The lows only dip to around 54 degrees in January.
- The cost of living in Jensen Beach is just above the national average, so memory care residents should budget accordingly. The cost of health index is 103, which is a tad more than the national index of 100. Transportation here has an index of 101 and groceries have an index of 102.7.
- While the crime rates in Jensen Beach are a bit higher than the national average, memory care residents might not be too concerned about them since they are in monitored facilities. The rate of property crimes here is 40.3, but it is 38.1 nationally. The violent crime rate here is 41.7, which is more than the national rate of 31.1.
- Jensen Beach has no facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital specializing in brain health and dementia care located in Stuart.
Paying for Memory Care in Jensen Beach
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Jensen Beach start around $4,345 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 Jensen Beach 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 Jensen Beach
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 Jensen Beach
Jensen Beach 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 Jensen Beach, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Jensen Beach
Jensen Beach-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 Jensen Beach, FL
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Jensen Beach
Review of Brookdale Jensen Beach
We did not care for the memory care unit at Brookdale Jensen Beach. They said they were going to start renovations of it, but my daughter and I said that it was just too dark, and too dreary. The p... Read more
Review of The Cabana at Jensen Dunes
My husband moved into The Cabana at Jensen Dunes 3 days ago, and so far, it's been fine. They seemed to tend to his every need. I think they play games. The staff seemed very pleasant and caring. T... Read more
Review of Brookdale Jensen Beach
My mother moved into Brookdale Jensen Beach. It's wonderful, and everything is absolutely perfect. With the activities, the food, and the way my mother is being treated, I couldn't ask for anything... Read more