15 Memory Care Facilities near Lake Worth, FL
There are 15 Memory Care Facilities in the Lake Worth area, with 2 in Lake Worth and 13 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Lake Worth is $5,510 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,795. Cheaper nearby regions include Lantana with an average starting cost of $5,270.
To help you with your search, browse the 32 reviews below for memory care facilities in Lake Worth. Better rated regions include Greenacres with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
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2 Memory Care Facilities in Lake Worth, FL
13 Memory Care Facilities near Lake Worth, FL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Lake Worth
The Alzheimer's Association reports that 540,000 Florida residents live with Alzheimer's disease. Seniors in Lake Worth, where about 13 percent of the population is aged 65 or older, who are in need of memory care due to Alzheimer's disease, dementia, or other cognitive impairments can choose from three in the city or another 16 located nearby.
These memory care facilities, like all assisted living facilities in Florida, are regulated and licensed by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs. Memory care facilities are also subject to additional training through the University of South Florida's Training Academy on Aging. This training ensures that these facilities provide optimal care to senior residents.
- Cost of living in Lake Worth is higher than the national average. Lake Worth's cost of living ranks at 112.3, whereas 100 represents the national average. Housing, health care and utility costs are comparable to the U.S. average. Memory care facilities expenses are above average as well.
- Violent crime rates are high in Lake Worth, which may be a concern for families of seniors in the city. On a scale where 100 represents the most dangerous city and one represents the safest, Lake Worth's violent crime ranks 90.9. Property crime rates are lower at 61.5, which is still above average. Seniors and their families should consider the security features of memory care facilities, including alarm systems and exterior lighting.
- Lake Worth promises year-round moderate weather. The city enjoys more sunny days a year than the national average. It sees no snow, but rainfall amounts are higher than average. Low temperatures in January, the coldest month, drop to just the high 50s. Temperatures hit 90 during the summer months.
- Florida is a state that's tax-friendly for seniors and doesn't have an income tax, which means that social security income also isn't taxed.
Paying for Memory Care in Lake Worth
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Lake Worth start around $5,510 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,904 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Lake Worth 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 Lake Worth
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 Lake Worth
Lake Worth 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 Lake Worth, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Lake Worth
Lake Worth-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.