7 Memory Care Facilities near Port Orange, FL
Also serving communities of New Smyrna Beach.
There are 7 Memory Care Facilities in the Port Orange area, with 4 in Port Orange and 3 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Port Orange is $4,023 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,925. Cheaper nearby regions include Deland with an average starting cost of $3,922.
To help you with your search, browse the 18 reviews below for memory care facilities in Port Orange. On average, consumers rate memory care in Port Orange 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Deltona with an average rating of 5.0 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 Port Orange, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Port Orange, FL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Port Orange
Nearly one-quarter of Port Orange's population of about 63,000 is aged 65 or older. Part of this population might be living with Alzheimer's disease, which affects 540,000 individuals in Florida, according to the Alzheimer's Association. In Port Orange, seniors with dementia have access to two local memory care facilities, with another five located nearby.
Florida's Department of Elder Affairs licenses and regulates all assisted living facilities, which include memory care facilities. Those facilities that provide care for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia must undergo additional training regulated by the University of South Florida's Training Academy on Aging. This oversight ensures that memory care facilities in Port Orange provide quality care to seniors with dementia.
- Cost of living in Port Orange is just above the national average. Port Orange's cost of living is 103.8 (100 being the national average). Healthcare costs, groceries and utilities fall below the national average. In addition, seniors can expect to pay less than the national average for memory care living expenses in Port Orange.
- Violent crime rates in Port Orange are lower than the national average. Violent crime rates are especially low, ranking at 10.7 where one is the safest and 100 the most dangerous. Property crime rates are also below average, coming in at 36.6. Families of seniors looking for a memory care facility in Port Orange will rest easy thanks to these low crime rates.
- Port Orange's climate is ideal for seniors and their families looking to escape the cold and snow. The city sees more rain than average but also more sunny days than average. Its lowest temperatures of the year are in January, where lows are in the upper 40s. In the summer, temperatures rise to 90 degrees.
- Florida does not have a state income tax. As a result, social security income is not taxed. Seniors and their families can budget this money to help cover memory care facility expenses.
Paying for Memory Care in Port Orange
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Memory Care costs in Port Orange start around $4,123 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Port Orange 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 Orange
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 Orange
Port Orange 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 Port Orange, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Port Orange
Port Orange-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 Port Orange, FL
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Port Orange
Review of Wickshire Port Orange
Atria Port Orange is a phenomenal place. My mother gets excellent care, everybody is concerned about her, they communicate all the time with us, and I can't speak highly enough about them. The staf... Read more
Review of Benton House of Port Orange
Very nice facility. The staff is great Read more
Review of Benton House of Port Orange
Benton House of Port Orange is wonderful. The staff is extremely caring, genuine, and very calm. The facility is brand new, so my brother's room is airy, bright, and easily accessible for him. He i... Read more