14 Memory Care Facilities near Saint Petersburg, FL
There are 14 Memory Care Facilities in the Saint Petersburg area, with 7 in Saint Petersburg and 7 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Saint Petersburg is $3,530 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,120. Cheaper nearby regions include Pinellas Park with an average starting cost of $3,397.
To help you with your search, browse the 33 reviews below for memory care facilities in Saint Petersburg. On average, consumers rate memory care in Saint Petersburg 3.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include St. Petersburg with an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 5 families in Saint Petersburg find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Saint Petersburg, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Saint Petersburg, FL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Saint Petersburg
With an average of 361 days of sunny weather each year, St. Petersburg, Florida, is an appealing option for seniors seeking retirement and memory care. St. Petersburg is the fifth-most populated city in the state, with a 17.7 percent senior population. Memory care facilities throughout the state of Florida and St. Petersburg are classified as Assisted Living Facilities and help serve a total of 540,000 seniors with Alzheimer's disease. In order to serve these residents with Alzheimer's or any form of dementia, each memory care unit is required to train its staff via a state-approved instructor. The Florida Department of Elder Affairs regulates the 11 memory care facilities in the greater St. Petersburg area.
- St. Petersburg is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health such as The Neuroscience Institute at Northside Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- With a violent crime rate of 85.9, compared to the national average violent crime rate of 31.1, St. Petersburg's crime rates are unusually high. The city is considered more dangerous than 91 percent of all other cities throughout Florida and 95 percent of all cities throughout the United States. Such high crime rates in the area should be considered by those who are seeking memory care in St. Petersburg and are concerned about the safety of their loved ones.
- The overall cost of living in St. Petersburg is approximately 3.6 percent more affordable than the average cost of living throughout the state of Florida, making it a cheaper option than other cities throughout the state.
- Family members might choose to pursue memory care in St. Petersburg because of Florida's tax-friendly status. Social Security retirement benefits, income from an IRA or a 401(k) and pension income are all exempt from taxation in St. Petersburg and across the state, which can allow family members to allot more money to a memory care budget.
Paying for Memory Care in Saint Petersburg
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Memory Care costs in Saint Petersburg start around $3,706 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,053 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Saint Petersburg 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 Saint Petersburg
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 Saint Petersburg
Saint Petersburg 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 Saint Petersburg, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.
Directory of Winners in the Saint Petersburg Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Saint Petersburg
Saint Petersburg-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.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Saint Petersburg
Review of Wentworth Central Avenue
We visited the memory care at Wentworth Central Avenue and it was absolutely beautiful. Everything was just very clean, bright, and new. It was a very well-kept facility. We mostly talked to the pe... Read more
Review of The Pointe
We chose The Pointe for my mother, and she moved in last Tuesday. It's a beautiful place; I just hate not being able to go see her 'cause she's on quarantine for 14 days. I've delivered things to h... Read more
Review of Wentworth Central Avenue
Brentwood at St. Pete was very nice. The dining area looked nice, and they had a private dining area if you want to have your family over for dinner. They don't leave them alone in their rooms in t... Read more