The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Miami-Dade County, FL for 2023
The average cost of memory care in Miami-Dade County is $5,089 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 12... 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-Dade County, call (855) 948-3865.
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-Dade County, call (855) 948-3865.
Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Miami Dade County, FL
2777 NE 183rd ST, Aventura, FL, 33160
"My father was at Sterling Aventura and it was great. I live a long distance away, and they made sure to provide you with a portal through which you can spend face-to-face time with your relative. They also give you updates on what they do per day ..."READ MORE
Mary's House ALF
9191 Sterling Drive, Cutler Bay, FL, 33157
"Mary's House ALF was really nice and very close to my home, very clean, and got very attentive staff. The owner wasn't there, but I spoke to him on the phone. He assured me that the way the house was kept was always kept like that. It was a positi..."READ MORE
Miami Gardens Manor, Inc.
915 NW 175th Street, Miami Gardens, FL, 33169
"On my visit today I was very impressed. Home was well kept, clean. Although the owner did not realize I was coming and did not have an opening at this time, she invited me in for a tour. The residents were listening to music. The rooms were wel..."READ MORE
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15520 NW 2nd Avenue, North Miami, FL, 33169
"I liked Courtyard Plaza. I liked that they had activities and I liked the price. There was a lot going on when I went there. There was a lot of people there. Everybody was out and about and doing things. There's a lot of activity going on. They ha..."READ MORE
Residential Plaza at Blue Lagoon
5617 Nw 7 Street, Miami, FL, 33126
"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 bit rundown, but the rooms appear to be very clea..."READ MORE
Sunny Hills ALF of Homestead
25268 SW 134th Avenue, Princeton, FL, 33032
"We're planning to move Dad into Sunny Hills ALF of Homestead. We really like the place, you know, it looked organized, clean, with enough personnel attending the people that live there. They shared all the information that we thought was necessary..."READ MORE
What to Consider About Memory Care in Miami Dade County
Miami-Dade County covers a large swath of the southern tip of Florida, including the cities of Miami, Hialeah and Homestead. It's home to more than 2,751,796 people, of which 16 percent are aged 65 years or older. Many in this group are living with Alzheimer's disease or some type of dementia and are in need of residential memory care.
Assisted living facilities offering extended congregate care (ECC) are licensed and regulated by the state to provide care for cognitive impairments. There are 10 ECC-licensed facilities in Miami-Dade County.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Memory Care in
- Despite the large population and relentless traffic, Miami-Dade has good air quality, according to the American Lung Association. The county received two B scores, one for ozone pollution and one for particle pollution. Seniors with lung or C/V disease might get some relief by being in an area with clean air.
- Miami-Dade County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Baptist Hospital of Miami and Coral Gables Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Because Florida does not have an income tax, families will see some extra money in their budgets for their senior relatives in an ECC facility.
- Due to its coastal location, Miami-Dade county averages 59 inches of rain per year, which is far above the U.S. average of 39. There are 248 sunny days per year in Miami, while the nation has only 205. Temperatures are pleasant year-round with summer highs of 90 and winter lows only 30 degrees less at 60. The county has a very high Sperling's Comfort Index of 93, only seven points off the perfect score of 100. Seniors with joint pain might find the climate to their liking.
Paying for Memory Care in Miami Dade County
Memory Care costs in Miami-Dade County start around $5,089 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 Miami-Dade 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
Palm Beach County
Miami Dade County
Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Miami Dade 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 Miami Dade County
Miami Dade 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 Miami Dade County, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Miami Dade County
Miami Dade 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.