6 Memory Care Facilities
Punta Gorda, FL
6 Memory Care Facilities
The average cost of memory care in
Punta Gorda is
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There are 6 Memory Care Facilities in the Punta Gorda area, with 2 in Punta Gorda and 4 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Punta Gorda is $1,800 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,650.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Punta Gorda
Punta Gorda has a population of 19,761 with over 54 percent over the age of 65. A fraction of these seniors account for the 520,000 individuals who live in Florida who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias. Seventeen memory care facilities are located near Punta Gorda to accommodate those who require daily care and therapeutic treatments. These facilities are assisted living facilities with a limited mental health license (LMH).
The city is home to the Bayfront Health Hospital, which offers a full spectrum of care, including the treatment of brain tumors, Alzheimer’s disease and dementia care.
- Seniors may find Punta Gorda an affordable option for Florida living due to the cost of living of 103. This is higher than the national average of 100 but slightly lower than the state average of 111.
- Crime in Punta Gorda is 57 percent lower than the national average. Seniors have a one in 83 chance of becoming a victim of any type of crime, which makes the city relatively safe for its residents. Seniors who enjoy spending time outdoors should feel safe during normal outings.
- Like most cities in Florida, Punta Gorda has hot, humid summers with frequent afternoon rain showers and average highs around 91. The city also has mild winters with an average January low of around 52. The city rarely gets snow but gets around 52 inches of rain. This makes the area ideal for seniors who enjoy being outdoors. The heat may make it difficult for individuals who are sensitive to extreme temperatures or those with respiratory illnesses.
- In Punta Gorda and other cities in the state, there are no income taxes for residents. For this reason, seniors do not pay taxes on retirement income. This could be the reason many seniors flock to the state to retire.
Paying for Memory Care in Punta Gorda
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Memory Care costs in Punta Gorda start around $1,800 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,781 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Punta Gorda 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 Punta Gorda
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 Punta Gorda
Punta Gorda 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.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Punta Gorda
Punta Gorda-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.