13 Memory Care Facilities near Pensacola, FL
There are 13 Memory Care Facilities in the Pensacola area, with 9 in Pensacola and 4 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Pensacola is $4,085 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,795. Cheaper nearby regions include Gulf Breeze with an average starting cost of $3,520.
To help you with your search, browse the 34 reviews below for memory care facilities in Pensacola. On average, consumers rate memory care in Pensacola 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Fort Walton Beach with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 16 families in Pensacola find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Pensacola, call (855) 863-8283.
9 Memory Care Facilities in Pensacola, FL
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Pensacola
Pensacola is located along the western panhandle of Florida in the Gulf of Mexico. Home to the Baptist Hospital and the West Florida Hospital, Pensacola is an ideal place for seniors with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia to retire. In the state of Florida, there are approximately 520,000 individuals living with Alzheimer's disease, many of whom make up the 8,940 seniors who live in Pensacola.
In the Pensacola area, there are 10 memory care facilities that provide daily living care in a secure and encouraging environment. These assisted living facilities operate under a Limited Mental Health (LMH) license within the state of Florida, and they must provide service to three or more individuals who receive Social Security Disability insurance or Supplemental Security Income (SSI).
- The state of Florida does not have an income tax, which means seniors do not pay taxes on pensions, Social Security retirement benefits or income from an IRA or 401k. This means seniors get to keep more of their money in their pocket. The state also does not have an estate or inheritance tax.
- Seniors on a budget or those paying for memory care may have more of their money left over at the end of the month due to a cost of living of 93.1 in Pensacola. This is lower than the state average of 111 and lower than the national average of 100.
- Pensacola has a crime rate that is 61 percent higher than the national average. Seniors have a one in 23 chance of becoming a victim of any type of crime when living in the city limits. This may be a concern for family members visiting those in memory care facilities and seniors who enjoy the outdoors.
- Pensacola experiences hot and humid summers with average July highs around 90 degrees. Winters are mild with an average January low around 42. Summer may prove to be difficult to handle for seniors who are sensitive to the heat or for those who have breathing difficulties.
Paying for Memory Care in Pensacola
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Pensacola start around $3,803 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 Pensacola 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 Pensacola
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 Pensacola
Pensacola 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 Pensacola, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Pensacola
Pensacola-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 Pensacola, FL
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Pensacola
Review of YourLife of Pensacola Memory Care
YourLife of Pensacola Memory Care was a very nice facility, but they were at the top of our price range. The staff was great, but the rooms were small and didn't have built-in closets. They just ha... Read more
Review of The Waterford at Creekside
I didn't like The Waterford at Creekside at all. It's an old facility, and it smelled mildewy and musky. I didn't like the way everything was separate. Nothing was under the same roof. It had diffe... Read more
Review of The Blake at Pensacola
My mother is at The Blake at Pensacola, and it's been good. The staff is good, and the atmosphere is great. The rooms are very nice and have high ceilings, which gives them a little more room. The ... Read more