14 Memory Care Facilities in Pasco County, FL
The average cost of memory care in Pasco County is $3,968 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,795. Cheaper nearby regions include Hernando County with an average starting cost of $3,155.
To help you with your search, browse the 24 reviews below for memory care facilities in Pasco County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Pasco County 3.6 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Hillsborough County with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Pasco County
Pasco County is known as a bedroom community of Tampa with a population of 525,643 people, including 105,000 seniors age 65 years or older. It's estimated that 15,485 residents of Pasco County likely require specialized care as they live with Alzheimer's disease or some form of dementia.
The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration is responsible for licensing and regulating memory care facilities, called Extended Congregate Care facilities (ECCs). Pasco County has 13 ECCs with the majority being in New Port Richey its largest city.
Cost of living ratings are based on a scale where 100 is the median expense, and Pasco County is only one point higher than the national average. Health care costs are slightly less than national figures, so families don't have to worry about inflated expenses for a loved one in an ECC facility.
Pasco County weather is similar to other Florida gulf-coast cities with annual rainfall 14 inches higher than the national average of 39, and 43 more sunny days than the U.S. average of 205. Seniors and their family members can enjoy the 91-degree summer high temperatures and the January lows that dip to 47. Pasco County earned a Sperling's Comfort Index of 78, which is 24 points above the national score of 54 and can make it a great home for seniors with joint pains.
- Florida doesn't have a state income tax, so families and seniors may have more disposable income for mortgage payments, food, clothing and continuing care for relatives who are in an ECC facility. Those on a fixed income could benefit from this and other Florida tax laws.
- Pasco County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as St. Joseph's Hospital - North and South and St. Joseph's Hospital in the event of a medical emergency or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Pasco County
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Memory Care costs in Pasco County start around $3,934 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,863 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Pasco 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 Pasco 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 Pasco County
Pasco 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 Pasco County, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Pasco County
Pasco 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 Pasco County
Review of Jennifer Gardens
My mom was in the memory care unit at Jennifer Gardens. The staff where great to mom and she really enjoyed her stay here. Thank you all for taking such good care of her during her last days. Read more
Review of American House Zephyrhills
My mother-in-law has been at the American House Zephyrhills memory care unit for a week now and she seems to be doing well. It's a very nice facility. The staff seems very caring and very much invo... Read more
Review of Jennifer Gardens
I brought my mom to Jennifer Gardens a little over a year ago. She has Alzheimers and was wheelchair bound. I had visited and evaluated every memory care facility from Holiday to Brooksville and fo... Read more