21 Memory Care Facilities near Orange Park, FL
There are 21 Memory Care Facilities in the Orange Park area, with 1 in Orange Park and 20 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Orange Park is $4,050 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,860. Cheaper nearby regions include Fleming Island with an average starting cost of $4,000.
To help you with your search, browse the 56 reviews below for memory care facilities in Orange Park. Better rated regions include Jacksonville with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Orange Park, FL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Orange Park
Orange Park is home to about 8,705 people, including 21.7 percent, or 1,889 seniors at or above the age of 65. Clay County, where Orange Park is located, has 31,494 residents, of which 3,730 are deemed likely to have Alzheimer's disease, dementia or another cognitive disorder. In Orange Park's vicinity are 21 memory care facilities, one in Orange Park and the rest in nearby communities. An Extended Congregate Care license, or ECC, is required by the state of Florida for assisted living facilities to supervise patients with cognitive issues.
- Cost of living indices are based on a national average of 100. Orange Park's cost of living is 102.6, so healthcare for seniors would cost about as much in Clay County as any other average city.
- Crime figures are based on a scale of one for low crime and 100 for high crime. The U.S. average for high crime is 31.1, and Orange Park's average is over 11 points higher at 41.2. The property crime rating for Orange Park is 38.7 while the national average is 38.1. While crime is higher in Orange Park than the other comparable cities, seniors receive an extra layer of security in a memory care facility.
- Orange Park, Florida receives an average of 51 inches of rain annually. The national average is 39 inches. Orange Park has 224 sunny days per year compared to the U.S. average of 205. With a July high temperature of around 92 degrees and a winter low of 44, seniors with painful joints may feel some relief in Orange Park. Sperling's Comfort Index for Orange Park is 76 out of 100 whereas the national average is 54.
- Florida is one of the few states that does not have a personal income tax; therefore, seniors who are in memory care facilities and wish to age in place will have extra income for daily expenses and medical fees.
Paying for Memory Care in Orange Park
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Memory Care costs in Orange Park start around $4,050 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,999 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Orange Park 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 Park
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 Park
Orange Park 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 Park, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.
Directory of Winners in the Orange Park Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Orange Park
Orange Park-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.