2 Memory Care Facilities in Lecanto, FL

Caring Star 2016

Brookdale Citrus

Provides: Memory Care
2341 W Norvell Bryant Hwy, Lecanto, FL 34461
"We offer a home like setting and cheerful smiles from our professional staff who greet you every day. Our caring staff offers the assistance you need while respecting your independence. Our..." More

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Caring Star 2014

Superior Residences of Lecanto

Provides: Memory Care
4865 W. Gulf Lake Hwy, Lecanto, FL 34461
"At Superior Residences, they have private rooms and double rooms, they have a lot of activities, and they have good food. Their rooms are good size and they have a private bathroom. Each room has..." More

Memory Care near Lecanto, FL

Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Lecanto

  • Review of Superior Residences of Lecanto

    My mom literally stopped walking, talking, or doing anything when she lived at Superior Residences At Lecanto. She had a smaller room and she stopped living. They didn't even bother to do activitie... Read more

  • Review of Superior Residences of Lecanto

    Beware of marketing claims about "aging in place". And beware of their claims that their "40 points of care" is something most residents never get to. Neither of these are true. You WILL be moving... Read more

  • Review of Superior Residences of Lecanto

    By FAR the prettiest of the facilities we looked at. Set up more like a nice hotel than a care facility. Nothing "medical" about it. No stark white floors or hospital-like vibe. Very pretty and imm... Read more

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What to Consider About Memory Care in Lecanto

As many as 540,000 people age 65 and over in Florida have Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia, and some of them live in Lecanto. Out of Lecanto’s estimated 6,099 residents, approximately 23.5 percent are in the 65 and over age group. For those who need memory care, there are two facilities in Lecanto.

Assisted living facilities (ALFs) in Lecanto and the rest of Florida are licensed by the Bureau of Health Facility Regulation; there are standard licenses and specialty licenses for different levels of care. Facilities that provide Alzheimer’s and dementia care must meet special requirements related to disclosure, staffing and staff training.

  • The cost of living in Lecanto is 97.9, making it one of the more affordable Florida cities for seniors in memory care. The state has an average living cost of 111, while the U.S. average is 100. The lower living cost may mean facility costs, transportation and healthcare are priced lower in Lecanto than in more expensive Florida cities, such as Miami.
  • Property crime in Lecanto is rated 34.6, lower than the U.S. average of 38.1. Although the violent crime rate in Lecanto is slightly higher at 36.3 as opposed to the national average of 31.1, memory care facilities have strict security requirements to ensure resident safety.
  • Lecanto has a comfortable climate that ranks 72 out of 100 on Sperling’s Comfort Index, so memory care residents may be able to spend plenty of time outdoors. There are an estimated 247 sunny days in Lecanto, which is more than the national average of 205. Winters are mild, with January lows around 46 degrees.
  • Air quality in Lecanto ranks 70 out of 100, based on data from the EPA’s National Air Toxics Assessment. The U.S. average is 58, meaning Lecanto has a better air quality than many other cities. This may make the city a good choice for seniors with respiratory conditions or those who are sensitive to pollution.

Paying for Memory Care in Lecanto

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Florida

$4,800.00 US
$4,747.00 Wildwood
$4,500.00 Oxford
$3,705.00 Lecanto
$3,162.00 Spring Hill
$2,200.00 Dunnellon
$2,125.00 Brooksville
$1,950.00 Belleview

Memory Care costs in Lecanto start around $3,705 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 Lecanto 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 Lecanto

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 Lecanto

Lecanto 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 Lecanto, please visit our Assisted Living in Florida page.

Memory Care Facilities in Lecanto

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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Lecanto

Lecanto-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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