4 Memory Care Facilities near Plant City, FL
There are 4 Memory Care Facilities in the Plant City area, with 2 in Plant City and 2 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Plant City is $2,950 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Thonotosassa with an average starting cost of $2,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 9 reviews below for memory care facilities in Plant City. Better rated regions include Lakeland with an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars.
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2 Memory Care Facilities in Plant City, FL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Plant City
Plant City's moderate temperatures and lack of snow could be major draws to the seniors that comprise 13 percent of this Florida city's population. For those 540,000 seniors with Alzheimer's disease living across the state, the Plant City area offers three facilities for memory care.
Each of these facilities is classified as an Assisted Living Facility (ALF) by the state of Florida and, to serve residents with Alzheimer's or any form of dementia, must have specifically instructed staff. Memory care facilities in Plant City are regulated by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs.
- The EPA uses the National Air Toxics Assessment to determine air quality throughout the United States. Based on this test, Plant City's air quality is considered 12 percent worse than the national average. Bad air quality can cause irritated eyes and throats and create shortness of breath for seniors. Families may want to discuss air quality in the city with their loved one's doctor and inquire about air filtration systems in memory care facilities.
- Families of those seeking memory care in Plant City might benefit from tax breaks for retired people throughout Florida. Florida is considered a retirement tax-friendly state because there is no income tax. This could make a difference for families or seniors on a budget.
- The Plant City area is home to world-class medical facilities such as South Florida Baptist Hospital, but the nearest major hospital specializing in brain health and dementia care, Madonna Ptak Center for Alzheimer's and Memory Loss at Morton Plant Mease, is located in Clearwater.
- Plant City is considered more dangerous than 89 percent of all towns and cities across the United States. With a crime rate of 38 crimes per 1,000 residents, Plant City is one of the least safe communities in the nation. This may be a drawback for those searching for memory care in the Plant City area, though memory care facilities are secure environments.
Paying for Memory Care in Plant City
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Plant City start around $2,950 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,043 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Plant City 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 Plant City
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 Plant City
Plant City 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 Plant City, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.
Directory of Winners in the Plant City Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Plant City
Plant City-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.