9 Memory Care Facilities near Palm Bay, FL
There are 9 Memory Care Facilities in the Palm Bay area, with 3 in Palm Bay and 6 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Palm Bay is $3,497 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include West Melbourne with an average starting cost of $3,575.
To help you with your search, browse the 24 reviews below for memory care facilities in Palm Bay. On average, consumers rate memory care in Palm Bay 4.6 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Melbourne with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
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 Palm Bay, call (855) 863-8283.
3 Memory Care Facilities in Palm Bay, FL
6 Memory Care Facilities near Palm Bay, FL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Palm Bay
Located along the Atlantic Coast of Florida, where 17 percent of the population is over the age of 65, Palm Bay is home to many of the state’s 540,000 people who have Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. Close proximity to the Palm Bay Hospital makes the city ideal for seniors and their families.
Nine memory care facilities can be found in the area for seniors who need assistance with personal care services. These assisted living facilities operate under a Limited Mental Health (LMH) license and are secured residences with activities that are specifically designed for the cognitively impaired.
- Palm Bay has an overall crime rate that is 17 percent lower than the state average and 12 percent lower than the national average. That makes the city relatively safe for seniors who want to retire in the area.
- The cost of living in Palm Bay is 96.8, which is lower than the state average of 111 and the national average of 100. For seniors who are paying for memory care, Palm Bay may be one of the more affordable options in the state.
- Palm Bay offers mild winters with average lows in January around 49 degrees Fahrenheit, which is perfect for seniors who enjoy the outdoors. Summers are hot and humid with July highs around 91 degrees, which may prove to be too uncomfortable for those with respiratory illnesses or those who are sensitive to extreme heat. The area rarely gets any snow but does get around 49 inches of rain each year.
- The state of Florida doesn’t have an income tax, which means seniors in Palm Bay don’t have to pay state taxes on Social Security retirement benefits, pension income or IRA and 401K incomes. Estates and inheritances are also not taxed.
Paying for Memory Care in Palm Bay
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Palm Bay start around $3,747 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,897 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Palm Bay 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 Palm Bay
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 Palm Bay
Palm Bay 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 Palm Bay, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Palm Bay
Palm Bay-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 Palm Bay, FL
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Palm Bay
Review of Palm Bay Memory Care
What an amazing team at Palm Bay Memory Care! Michele and James have been so extremely helpful throughout this process. It is difficult to make decisions for a loved one when they reach a particul... Read more
Review of RiverView Senior Resort
We have chosen RiverView Senior Resort for my dad. When they had him in their mental healthcare ward, we were not happy at all with the service. First, there was a lot of confusion with his medicat... Read more
Review of Palm Bay Memory Care
We selected Inspired Living, it was extremely impressive, and the staff appeared to be very competent and friendly. The leadership seemed to know all the residents' names, and it was very personal.... Read more