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The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Port Richey, FL for 2024

There are 17 Memory Care Facilities in the Port Richey area, with 2 in Port Richey and 15 nearby.

The average cost of memory care in Port Richey is $3,000 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,500.

To help you with your search, browse the 243 reviews below for memory care facilities in Port Richey. On average, consumers rate memory care in Port Richey .

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What to Consider About Memory Care in Port Richey

About 16,000 residents call Port Richey home, and one-fourth of these residents are aged 65 or older. Some of these seniors may be living with Alzheimer's disease, representing some of the 540,000 Floridians with the disease, as stated by the Alzheimer's Association. These seniors living with dementia can benefit from living in a memory care facility. Port Richey has two such facilities, with another eight located in nearby cities like Clearwater and Palm Harbor.

The Florida Department of Elder Affairs licenses and regulates memory care facilities, which fall into the broader category of assisted living facilities. Those facilities housing residents with dementia and related disorders must undergo additional training through the University of South Florida's Training Academy on Aging. This training ensures that memory care facilities in Port Richey and the rest of the state deliver optimal care.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Memory Care in Port Richey

  • Port Richey promises year-round moderate weather, thanks to its location on Florida's Gulf Coast, While the city is rainier than the national average, it sees no snow. High temperatures in the summer reach 90 degrees, and winter lows hit the upper 40s. Seniors looking to escape cold winter weather may enjoy Port Richey's climate.
  • Cost of living in Port Richey is below the national average, coming in at 89.7 on a scale where 100 represents the national average. Memory care facility costs are below the national median, which is a factor seniors' families may want to consider when creating a budget.
  • Crime rates across the board are higher in Port Richey than the national average. On a scale where one represents the safest city and 100 represents the most dangerous, Port Richey's violent crime rate is 64.8 and property crime rate is 68.3. As a result, seniors' families may want to ask about security measures in place at memory care facilities.
  • Port Richey, Florida, is a tax-friendly, which can benefit seniors' budgets. Florida has no state income tax, which means social security income also is not taxed.

Paying for Memory Care in Port Richey

Memory Care costs in Port Richey start around $3,000 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,694 per month.

It’s important to note that memory care rates in Port Richey 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.

Cities in Florida

Palm Harbor

$6,912

Land O' Lakes

$5,940

US

$5,694

Hudson

$5,395

New Port Richey

$4,810

Trinity

$4,400

Lutz

$3,200

Port Richey

$3,000

Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Port Richey

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 Richey

Port Richey 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 Richey, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.

Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Port Richey

Port Richey-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.

Memory Care Facilities near Port Richey, FL

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