7 Memory Care Facilities near Port Saint Lucie, FL
There are 7 Memory Care Facilities in the Port Saint Lucie area, with 3 in Port Saint Lucie and 4 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Port Saint Lucie is $4,674 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,650. Cheaper nearby regions include Stuart with an average starting cost of $4,376.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Port Saint Lucie
Port Saint Lucie is a city along the Atlantic Coast of Florida with a senior population of approximately 34,000. In the state of Florida, there are about 520,000 seniors who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, and some of these individuals live in one of 11 memory care facilities near Port Saint Lucie. These facilities are referred to as Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) with Limited Mental Health service (LMHs). In order to obtain an LMH license, assisted living facilities must meet additional licensing requirements, including the development of a community living support plan.
- Port Saint Lucie is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the St. Lucie Medical Center and the Tradition Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The cost of living in Port Saint Lucie is 107.1, which is higher than the national average of 100, but lower than the state average of 111. Seniors who wish to live in Florida may find Port Saint Lucie an affordable option. The lack of tax on retirement and personal income is another reason that so many seniors flock to Florida to retire.
- Seniors in Port Saint Lucie have a one in 68 chance of becoming a victim of any type of crime. The overall rate of crime in the city is 48 percent lower than comparable cities in the nation, which may make seniors may feel safer when living within the area.
- Winters in Port Saint Lucie are mild, with average January lows around 52 degrees Fahrenheit, making the area ideal for seniors who enjoy the outdoors year-round. Summers are hot and humid with average July highs around 91 degrees. The city gets approximately 51 inches of rain per year, which is significantly higher than the national average of 39.
Paying for Memory Care in Port Saint Lucie
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Memory Care costs in Port Saint Lucie start around $4,674 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,800 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Port Saint Lucie 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 Saint Lucie
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 Saint Lucie
Port Saint Lucie 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 Saint Lucie, please visit our Assisted Living in Florida page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Port Saint Lucie
Port Saint Lucie-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.