32 Memory Care Facilities near Orlando, FL
There are 32 Memory Care Facilities in the Orlando area, with 13 in Orlando and 19 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Orlando is $4,439 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,860. Cheaper nearby regions include Winter Park with an average starting cost of $3,200.
To help you with your search, browse the 54 reviews below for memory care facilities in Orlando. On average, consumers rate memory care in Orlando 3.9 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Winter Park with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Orlando, FL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Orlando
About 10 percent of Orlando's population is aged 65 and older, and some of these seniors may require access to one of the city's 11 memory care facilities due to Alzheimer's disease, dementia or other cognitive impairments. Another 23 facilities in cities such as Winter Springs are located nearby. Florida's Department of Elder Affairs regulates and licenses these facilities, termed Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs). With the population of seniors with Alzheimer's disease in Florida expected to grow to 720,000 by 2025, the Department of Elder Affairs continues to focus on ensuring these facilities can handle seniors with dementia. The University of South Florida's Training Academy on Aging oversees training and curricula that these memory care facilities must complete to welcome this senior population.
- Florida does not have a personal income tax, which means that social security income is not taxable. As a result, seniors with dementia will have some extra money to apply toward memory care facility expenses in Orlando.
- Orlando's cost of living ranks at 112.4 on a scale where 100 equals the national average. Housing expenses drive up Florida's cost of living. Fortunately, these higher housing rates don't translate to memory care facility expenses, which come in lower than the national average. Grocery, healthcare and utility bills are all around the national average.
- Orlando is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Florida Hospital Orlando and Orlando Regional Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Orlando has higher-than-average crime rates. On a scale where 1 represents low crime and 100 represents high crime, Orlando's violent crime rate is 87.5 and property crime rate is 76.3. Seniors and their family members researching memory care facilities may want to inquire about features such as exterior lights and security systems, to maximize safety.
Paying for Memory Care in Orlando
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Florida
Memory Care costs in Orlando start around $4,511 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 Orlando 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 Orlando
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 Orlando
Orlando 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 Orlando, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Orlando
Orlando-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 Orlando, FL
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Orlando
Review of Encore at Avalon Park
Encore has an amazingly supportive and loving staff. My mother lived there for three yrs until passing two days ago. Our family considered many of the staff there as extended family and they felt t... Read more
Review of HarborChase of Dr. Phillips
My mother is in HarborChase of Dr. Phillips Memory care. It looks beautiful, it's really nice, and I liked it a lot. They've been very good, the room was nice, it needed some cleaning when we got t... Read more
Review of Bridgeport Senior Living - Port Isle
My mom has been at the Port Isle location for nearly a year and we could not be happier with her care. The caregivers are amazing and genuinely care about the residents. The home is lovely, the f... Read more