5 Memory Care Facilities near Port Charlotte, FL
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There are 5 Memory Care Facilities in the Port Charlotte area, with 3 in Port Charlotte and 2 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Port Charlotte is $3,064 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,650.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Port Charlotte
Florida is home to 540,000 seniors who live with a memory-related disease such as Alzheimer's, dementia, or Huntington's. This is a growing concern across the country, including in the city of Port Charlotte, of which 29.6 percent of its population of 54,392 residents are 65 or older and many need memory care services. In order to better serve its senior citizens, Port Charlotte has 41 assisted living facilities that offer memory care services. They are regulated by the state, which requires annual training for qualified staff, security precautions and 24-hour support.
- Port Charlotte boasts a pleasant warm-weather climate ideal for sitting outside and enjoying the fresh air. Winters average a low of 51 degrees in January, and summers average around 90 degrees in July. Seniors who enjoy the sun have 262 sun-filled days each year.
- Port Charlotte may be a great place to live for seniors who don’t have much money. Port Charlotte is about seven percent less costly than the national average, and a little more than 18 percent cheaper than Florida’s overall average. This may enable those with a tight budget to afford a higher quality of assistance.
- In addition to being cheaper than average, Port Charlotte is located in Florida, the seventh most tax-friendly state in the nation. State tax is a little high at 6.8 percent but balanced out by a lack of income tax and low property tax rates of 0.9 percent.
- Crime might be a bit of a concern for some in this area. Port Charlotte’s violent crime is 43.7 higher than the national average of 31.1 out of 100 (one being ideal). Property crime is also higher here at 42.4 compared to 38.1. Families should ensure they are comfortable with the security of the memory care facility they choose.
Paying for Memory Care in Port Charlotte
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Port Charlotte start around $3,064 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,798 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Port Charlotte 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 Port Charlotte
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 Port Charlotte
Port Charlotte and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living 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 Port Charlotte, please visit our Assisted Living in Florida page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Port Charlotte
Port Charlotte-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Florida are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Florida page for more information about these laws.