11 Memory Care Facilities near Ocala, FL

10 Memory Care Facilities in Ocala, FL

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Brookdale Chambrel Pinecastle

Provides: Memory Care
1801 SE 24th Road, Ocala, FL 34471
"Brookdale Chambrel Pinecastle is very impressive, but it was not as bright and cheery. The dining room was on one side, living room on the other, a little kitchen right in the front, and then the..." More

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Brookdale Paddock Hills

Provides: Memory Care
1601 SE 24th Road, Ocala, FL 34471
"We offer a home like setting and cheerful smiles from our professional staff who greet you every day. Our caring staff offers the assistance you need while respecting your independence. Our..." More

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Brookdale Canopy Oaks

Provides: Memory Care
9070 SW 80th Ave, Ocala, FL 34481
"Brookdale Canopy Oaks was very nice. The staff was good. The aesthetics were much better. The rooms were nicer, larger, and brighter than the other place I visited. When I got there they were..." More

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Brentwood at Fore Ranch

Provides: Memory Care
4511 SW 48th Avenue, Ocala, FL 34474
"Welcome home to Brentwood at Fore Ranch! We are a two story, 96 unit community offering Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory care. With frequent scheduled activities and outings,..." More

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Caring Star 2017

The Windsor of Ocala

Provides: Memory Care
2650 Southeast 18th Ave, Ocala, FL 34471
"The Windsor is a licensed assisted living and memory care residence dedicated to providing quality services in a warm, comfortable environment. We offer professional, personalized services designed..." More

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Hampton Manor 24th Road

Provides: Memory Care
1500 S.E. 24Th Road, Ocala, FL 34471
"My mom had been in another place and a total difference in her attitude, health and hasn’t fallen at the place. The staff is great. Rooms are clean. My mom often has her hair and makeup on..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Marion Oaks Assisted Living

Provides: Memory Care
3590 SW 137th Loop, Ocala, FL 34473
"My mother moved to Marion Oaks, and it’s a locked facility, which is what we wanted. The staff is great with my mom, but they don't have registered nurses there. They pass out meds but don't give..." More

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Superior Residences at Cala Hills

Provides: Memory Care
2300 S.W. 21St Circle, Ocala, FL 34471
"Superior Residences at Cala Hills is an excellent institution and I had no problems with it at all. The few members of the staff I met were absolutely professional. The facilities were OK." More

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Harmony House at Ocala

Provides: Memory Care
5762 S.W. 60Th Avenue, Ocala, FL 34474
"My Mother, Colleen, was for the last 6 months of her life. The staff could not have been more compassionate, dedicated and informative. The director, who kept my sister informed was not only..." More

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Canterfield of Ocala

Provides: Memory Care
9589 SW. Highway 200, Ocala, FL 34481
"As Ocala’s newest, most elegant retirement living community, Canterfield of Ocala invites you to discover a truly exceptional way of life. From our ideal location on Highway 200 to our continuum of..." More

1 Memory Care Facility near Ocala, FL

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Hampton Manor Belleview

Provides: Memory Care
10590 S.E. 62Nd Avenue, Belleview, FL 34420
"The most important factor to know about an assisted living facility is the level of care provided. To a person every member of the staff treated my wife Ann as if she were family. When you couple..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Ocala

    Like much of Florida, Ocala has a large senior population, with over 18 percent of the 59,000 residents aged over 65. The state also has a large number of people with Alzheimer's; it is estimated that 520,000 Floridians have been diagnosed with the disease. Ocala has 10 memory care facilities that offer assistance to people diagnosed with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia, and there are a further seven in nearby communities.

    Florida's Bureau of Health Facility Regulation Licenses Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) in the state. ALFs that provide special care to people with dementia must meet special requirements, including additional staffing numbers, specialized, ongoing training and buildings that provide for the safety and welfare of residents.

    • Florida has no state income tax, so seniors keep all their retirement income from pensions, Social Security and retirement funds. This means that people with dementia and their families have more money available for memory care.
    • Ocala has a high crime rate. On a scale of one to 100, where one is the worst, Ocala is ranked three, and it is less safe than 95 percent of Florida's other towns and cities. When touring a memory care facility, families should consider asking about security to understand how their loved one is being protected.
    • Ocala can be hot, and it is humid during the wet season that runs from June to September. The average high temperature in July is around 92 degrees and families should ask how residents are kept comfortable during extreme heat. Temperatures stay warm throughout the year and the average low in January is 44 degrees.
    • The Ocala area has no facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital specializing in brain health and dementia care located in Orlando.


    Paying for Memory Care in Ocala

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Florida

    $5,016.00 The Villages
    $4,933.00 Lady Lake
    $4,890.00 US
    $4,533.00 Wildwood
    $4,500.00 Oxford
    $4,024.00 Ocala
    $2,200.00 Dunnellon
    $1,950.00 Belleview

    Memory Care costs in Ocala start around $4,024 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,890 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Ocala 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 Ocala

    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 Ocala

    Ocala 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 Ocala, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Ocala

    Ocala-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.

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Ocala

    • Review of Harmony House at Ocala

      Harmony House at Ocala's exterior is very nice, but the interior had a foul odor throughout the entire building. It looked like it needs a little updating. I wanted to walk out as soon as I walked ... Read more

      Kitty
    • Review of Brookdale Canopy Oaks

      Brookdale Canopy Oaks was very nice. The staff was good. The aesthetics were much better. The rooms were nicer, larger, and brighter than the other place I visited. When I got there they were bakin... Read more

      Cathy
    • Review of Superior Residences at Cala Hills

      Superior Residences at Cala Hills was OK, but older. The people were very nice. The assisted living section is very nice, but when you get into memory care, aesthetically, things aren't as nice. Th... Read more

      Cathy
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