12 Memory Care Facilities in Leon County, FL
The average cost of memory care in Leon County is $4,441 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900.
To help you with your search, browse the 29 reviews below for memory care facilities in Leon County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Leon County 4.1 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 15 families in Leon County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Leon County, call (855) 863-8283.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Leon County, FL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Leon County
Nearly 13 percent of Leon County's 290,292 residents are aged 65 and older. Some seniors living in Leon County, which includes the state's capital of Tallahassee, may have Alzheimer's disease. According to the Alzheimer's Association, 540,000 Florida seniors have this disease. For these seniors, living in one of Leon County's nine memory care facilities may deliver the specialized care they require.
Memory care facilities in Leon County and throughout the state must obtain licensing through the Florida Department of Elder Affairs. Assisted living facilityies that care for Alzheimer's patients must obtain a limited mental health license, along with staff training established by the University of South Florida's Training Academy on Aging. These measures ensure Leon County's memory care facilities deliver high-quality care for seniors in need.
- Cost of living in Leon County is similar to the national average. While housing and grocery costs are below average, healthcare costs are above average. Seniors' families may want to consider these factors when budgeting for memory care facility expenses.
- Leon County seniors may enjoy some tax savings as well. Florida doesn't have a state income tax, so social security income isn't taxed, either.
- Leon County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Leon County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Leon County start around $4,373 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 Leon 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.
Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Leon 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 Leon County
Leon 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 Leon County, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.
Directory of Winners in the Leon County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Leon County
Leon 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.
Other Options in Leon County, FL
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Leon County
Review of Tallahassee Memory Care
We toured Tallahassee Memory Care. The room that they wanted to put our uncle in was about the size of a closet. It also needed a lot of help inside, like the structuring and the facade of the buil... Read more
Review of Canterfield of Tallahassee
We chose Canterfield of Tallahassee for my uncle because it is a very nice community and it was just built in 2019. The staff has been wonderful so far. I just looked at the menu, and it's much bet... Read more
Review of Pacifica Senior Living Woodmont
Our uncle was in Pacifica Senior Living Woodmont. He transitioned into a locked unit there, which was like in between assisted living and memory care that they have on the third floor, and they did... Read more