8 Memory Care Facilities near Miami, FL
There are 8 Memory Care Facilities in the Miami area, with 6 in Miami and 2 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Miami is $1,450 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,925. Cheaper nearby regions include Hialeah with an average starting cost of $1,200.
To help you with your search, browse the 1 review below for memory care facilities in Miami. On average, consumers rate memory care in Miami 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Cooper City with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Miami, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Miami, FL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Miami
More than 2.7 million residents call Miami home, and 16 percent of those residents are aged 65 or older. This large senior population requires a variety of facilities to care for individuals living with Alzheimer's disease and related memory disorders. Seniors in Miami can choose from 10 memory care facilities, with another five located nearby.
Miami's memory care facilities, like other facilities throughout Florida, are regulated by the state's Department of Elder Affairs. This department oversees the facilities, licenses them and establishes guidelines for additional training for those facilities that are open to residents with dementia. The University of South Florida's Training Academy on Aging certifies all training to ensure that memory care facilities are well equipped to care for this senior population.
- Thanks to its location in South Florida, Miami boasts warm weather year-round that can be a welcome respite from the cold for seniors. The city sees more sunny days than average and no snow. Its lowest average temperatures are in the 60s, while highs soar to the 90s in the summer.
- Seniors who call Miami home can enjoy some serious tax benefits. Florida does not have a state income tax. As a result, social security income is not taxed either. Seniors with dementia and their families may opt to use this savings toward their memory care facility expenses.
- Miami is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the University of Miami Health System, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Miami
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Florida
Memory Care costs in Miami start around $1,450 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Miami 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 Miami
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 Miami
Miami 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 Miami, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Miami
Miami-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 Miami, FL
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Miami
Review of Residential Plaza at Blue Lagoon
Residential Plaza at Blue Lagoon's staff was very nice. The memory care section looked very nice and clean. The patients seem to be engaged in the game they were doing. The lobby of the place was a... Read more