22 Memory Care Facilities in Orange County, FL
The average cost of memory care in Orange County is $4,193 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Volusia County with an average starting cost of $4,075.
To help you with your search, browse the 21 reviews below for memory care facilities in Orange County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Orange County 4.2 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Seminole County with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 8 families in Orange County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Orange County, call (855) 863-8283.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Orange County
More than 1.3 million people reside in Orange County, which includes Orlando, and more than 11 percent of those residents are seniors. In Florida, 540,000 seniors have Alzheimer's disease, and that number is projected to grow, according to the Alzheimer's Association. Some of these Orange County seniors may live with Alzheimer's disease and benefit from living in one of the area's 20 memory care facilities.
Orange County's memory care facilities, like all other assisted living facilities in the state, are subject to licensing and regulations established by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs. In addition, these staff at facilities must obtain additional training through the University of South Florida's Training Academy on Aging.
- Orange County seniors will notice a higher-than-average cost of living in the area. With 100 representing the national average, Orange County's cost of living comes in at 112.4. However, healthcare costs are lower than the national average at 98. Seniors' families may want to consider these expenses when budgeting for memory care facility costs.
- Seniors in Orange County can enjoy some tax benefits thanks to Florida's tax-friendly status for seniors. The state doesn't have an income tax. As a result, social security income isn't taxed, either.
- Crime rates are high in Orange County. The violent crime rate is 87.5 on a scale where one represents a safe city and 100 represents a dangerous one. Property crime rates come in at 76.3. Seniors' families may want to consider the location of the memory care facility as well as its security measures, such as exterior lighting and gated access.
- Orange County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Orlando Health, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Orange County
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Memory Care costs in Orange County start around $4,181 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,939 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Orange 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 Orange 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 Orange County
Orange 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 Orange County, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.
Directory of Winners in the Orange County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Orange County
Orange 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.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Orange County
Review of HarborChase of Dr. Phillips
My mother is at HarborChase of Dr. Phillips. The staff is outstanding. I'm very pleased with it. I have no complaints whatsoever. It's very clean, they're very attentive to her, and they feed her. ... Read more
Review of Encore at Avalon Park
My sister is in Encore at Avalon Park. It's a little more expensive than some of the other places around, but it's high end. The staff is nice. Her meals looked nice, and the dining area is beautif... Read more
Review of Bridgeport Senior Living - Port Isle
Bridgeport Senior Living - Port Isle has been excellent. My friend is doing pretty well and is settled in. When I go, she's usually singing so she's in her happy place. Their residents all blend wi... Read more