10 Memory Care Facilities near Leesburg, FL
There are 10 Memory Care Facilities in the Leesburg area, with 1 in Leesburg and 9 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Leesburg is $4,895 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Lady Lake with an average starting cost of $4,515.
To help you with your search, browse the 12 reviews below for memory care facilities in Leesburg. On average, consumers rate memory care in Leesburg 3.7 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Lady Lake with an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Leesburg, FL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Leesburg
Leesburg, Florida has a population of 22,689, of which 22.6 percent, or 5,127, are 65 years of age or older. It's close to Orlando in the Lake County area of central Florida, where some 88,700 seniors reside and 11,384 of them are estimated to have Alzheimer's disease, dementia or another cognitive disease. Not all assisted living facilities can supervise these patients. Florida law dictates that to handle those seniors with cognitive impairments, an Extended Congregate Care, or ECC, must be obtained. In the Leesburg vicinity, there are three dozen memory care communities.
- Florida's lack of a personal income tax favors seniors in Leesburg, especially those on a fixed income. The money that would have been spent on taxes can be used for household expenses and continued care for seniors living in memory care facilities.
- Cost of living estimates are based on a national average of 100. Leesburg's cost of living is 93.8, so senior care expenses will be in line with national figures.
- Crime is rated on a scale with one being the least amount and 100 representing the highest. For violent crime, the U.S. average is 31.1. Leesburg's ranking is nearly 37 points higher at 68.4. Property crime in the U.S. averages 38.1, as compared to 60.5 in Leesburg. Seniors may benefit from the extra security provided by a memory care facility.
- Leesburg receives an average of 50 inches of rainfall each year, lower than the annual national average of 39 inches. Its southern location results in no annual snowfall and 239 sunny days annually, which is higher than the national average of 205 sunny days. Seniors may enjoy the mild climate here, where winter lows average 46 degrees, and summer highs top out at 92. Leesburg rates a 79 out of 100 in Sperling's Comfort Index.
Paying for Memory Care in Leesburg
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Leesburg start around $4,895 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 Leesburg 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 Leesburg
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 Leesburg
Leesburg 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 Leesburg, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.
Directory of Winners in the Leesburg Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Leesburg
Leesburg-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 Leesburg, FL
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Leesburg
Review of Vista Lake
Vista Lake was nice. I liked the courtyard in the center where they can go out in the memory care unit, but they can't leave. They can walk around in the yard and sit outside. The rooms were very n... Read more
Review of Vista Lake
Brookdale Leesburg's staff is wonderful, very helpful, kind, and always there to give me a report when I call. When dad falls or something, they always call me. They’ve almost become like family, a... Read more
Review of Vista Lake
My mother was there for about a year,. Her usual CNA went on vacation for three weeks and when he returned mm had a bedsore the size and depth of a hockey puck. no one knew anything and they fired ... Read more