8 Memory Care Facilities near Lakeland, FL

6 Memory Care Facilities in Lakeland, FL

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Brookdale Highlands

Provides: Memory Care
4250 Lakeland Highlands Rd., Lakeland, FL 33813
"Brookdale Highlands provides assisted living residents with lifestyles, housing, and services in comfortable surroundings combined with exceptional amenities, programs, and care. Through..." More

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Grand Villa of Lakeland

Provides: Memory Care
2111 Lakeland Hills Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33805
"My grand mother is currently a resident at Grand Villa Lakeland and every time I come my grand mother always looks happy. She is either in the activity room or the living room talking to the other..." More

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Grace Manor at Lake Morton

Provides: Memory Care
610 East Lime Street, Lakeland, FL 33801
"My mom is at Grace Manor at Lake Morton. What we like about it is that the cottage itself only holds four to five people as there are only 45 residents in the facility. It is designed like a large..." More

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Arbor Oaks at Lakeland Hills

Provides: Memory Care
4141 Lakeland Hills Blvd , Lakeland, FL 33805
"Our friend was a resident in the memory care unit and it was a nightmare! The bedrooms are all locked during the day and all the residents sit in a large gathering area where they eat, so..." More

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Savannah Cottage of Lakeland

Provides: Memory Care
605 Carpenter's Way, Lakeland, FL 33809
"I've put my wife at Savannah Cottage of Lakeland. I chose this facility for her because I think it's a very good place and it seemed to be the best fit for her. One of the things I really like..." More

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Lakeland Manor

Provides: Memory Care
747 Bon Air Street, Lakeland, FL 33805
"Lakeland Manor ALF offers assisted living and memory care. We offer more than just a beautiful place to live. We offer a lifestyle that embraces our resident's independence and offers high-quality..." More

2 Memory Care Facilities near Lakeland, FL

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Spring Haven Retirement

Provides: Memory Care
1225 Havendale Blvd, NW, Winter Haven, FL 33881
"My mom moved into Spring Haven Retirement. There haven’t been any problems, and the people were very accepting and very understanding. The experience so far has been great. They seemed to have a..." More

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Heritage View ALF Inc

Provides: Memory Care
104 N. Gordon Street, Plant City, FL 33563
"Heritage View ALF is located near downtown Plant City near shops and restaurants. Our vision is to provide our residents with quality assisted living services in a prompt, professional manner with..." More

Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Lakeland

  • Review of Grand Villa of Lakeland

    My grand mother is currently a resident at Grand Villa Lakeland and every time I come my grand mother always looks happy. She is either in the activity room or the living room talking to the other ... Read more

    Carl Jerkins
  • Review of Arbor Oaks at Lakeland Hills

    Our friend was a resident in the memory care unit and it was a nightmare! The bedrooms are all locked during the day and all the residents sit in a large gathering area where they eat, so activiti... Read more

    D and M
  • Review of Savannah Cottage of Lakeland

    My Mother's room is very nice, they let me decorate so it's like her home bedroom. Also she has her TV with Direct TV so she can watch her cooking shows, which makes her happy. The staff is amazi... Read more

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What to Consider About Memory Care in Lakeland

Close to 24,000 seniors over the age of 65 live in Lakeland, Florida, some of whom have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. To accommodate these individuals, there are 11 memory care facilities located within the city limits and surrounding areas. In Florida, these facilities are referred to as Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) that operate under a Limited Mental Health (LMH) license. To be considered a memory care facility, they must house at least three individuals who receive Social Security Disability Insurance or Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

In Lakeland and throughout the state of Florida, seniors do not have to pay income tax on Social Security retirement benefits, pension income and income from an IRA or 401K due to the lack of state income tax. This allows seniors to hold on to more of their money.

  • Lakeland is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Lakewood Regional Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
  • The cost of living in Lakeland is 91.9, which is lower than the state average of 111. Seniors who want to retire in the sunny state may find Lakeland an affordable option. The cost of living in the city is also lower than the national average of 100.
  • Crime is ranked on a scale from one (low) to 100 (high). In Lakeland, violent crime is 40.6, which is higher than the national average of 31.1. Property crime is ranked 64.6, which is also significantly higher than the national average of 38.1. This makes Lakeland an unsafe area for seniors who enjoy being outdoors or who enjoy frequent outings.   
  • Like most cities in Florida, Lakeland has hot and humid summers and short, mild winters. The average July high is around 92 degrees and the average January low is around 49. The city rarely gets any snow, which is ideal for seniors trying to escape the cold temperatures in the northern states.


Paying for Memory Care in Lakeland

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Florida

$5,200.00 Wesley Chapel
$4,800.00 US
$3,930.00 Lakeland
$3,600.00 Zephyrhills
$3,523.00 Winter Haven
$2,500.00 Thonotosassa
$2,000.00 Plant City

Memory Care costs in Lakeland start around $3,930 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,800 per month.

It’s important to note that memory care rates in Lakeland 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 Lakeland

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Florida page. Financial Assistance in Florida Financial Assistance in Florida

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 Lakeland

Lakeland and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living 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 Lakeland, please visit our Assisted Living in Florida page.

Memory Care Facilities in Lakeland

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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Lakeland

Lakeland-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Florida are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Florida page for more information about these laws.

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