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The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Lee County, FL for 2024

The average cost of memory care in Lee County is $5,722 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,500. Cheaper rated regions include ...

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What to Consider About Memory Care in Lee County

Lee County is on the western coast of the Florida panhandle, with a county seat of Ft. Myers. The county has a population of 739,224, including 28 percent, or 26,000 residents, who are age 65 or older and in the primary age bracket for Alzheimer's disease.

The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration licenses and regulates assisted living facilities that support seniors with cognitive impairments as an Extended Congregate Care facility or ECC. Fort Myers, Cape Coral and Bonita Springs house the majority of the 20 ECCs in Lee County.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Memory Care in

  • Crime is rated on a scale with one being the safest area and 100 representing the most dangerous. The national average for violent crime is 31.1, and Lee County's ranking is nearly 16 points higher at 47.4. Property crime in the U.S. averages 38.1 as compared to 51.3 in Lee County. Seniors with dementia can benefit from the extra security an ECC provides.
  • Florida is one of the few states that does not have a state income tax, and other tax laws favor seniors, especially those on a fixed income. The money that families might have used for taxes can be spent instead on daily living expenses and care for seniors in an ECC.
  • Cost of living estimates are based on a national median of 100. Lee County's overall cost of living is 114, and healthcare, in particular, is 120. Families should keep that in mind when searching for an ECC in Lee County.
  • Lee County receives 56 inches of rainfall annually, compared to the national average of 39 inches, and the southern location means it never gets snow. An average U.S. city has 205 sunny days per year, while Lee County has 266 sunny days annually. Seniors with joint pain or respiratory problems enjoy the mild climate, where winter lows only drop to 52 degrees, and summer highs stretch to 91. Lee County earned 82 out of 100 in Sperling's Comfort Index.

Paying for Memory Care in Lee County

Memory Care costs in Lee County start around $5,798 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,694 per month.

It’s important to note that memory care rates in Lee County 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.

Counties in Florida

Highlands County

$5,995

Lee County

$5,798

US

$5,694

Collier County

$5,679

Sarasota County

$5,629

Manatee County

$5,259

Polk County

$5,201

Charlotte County

$4,556

Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Lee County

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 Lee County

Lee County 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 Lee County, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.

Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Lee County

Lee County-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.

Reviews of Communities Nearby

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Marcy

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Review of Inspired Living at Bonita Springs

I spoke to a woman at this facility about possible respite care and she was very rude

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Cheryl

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Review of Brookdale Fort Myers The Colony

When I visit every other day, bed is made, floor is clean, and bathroom is picked up. Food is very good. My mom really likes it. This week they are doing lots of Post Super Bowl and Valentine...

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Donna

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Review of Brookdale Fort Myers The Colony

My father has moved into Brookdale Fort Myers The Colony. I like that it has fewer residents, and the staff is caring and attentive. His room is basic, but it is perfect for somebody in memory...

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