29 Memory Care Facilities near Sanford, FL
There are 29 Memory Care Facilities in the Sanford area, with 2 in Sanford and 27 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Sanford is $3,040 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,860. Cheaper nearby regions include Apopka with an average starting cost of $2,462.
To help you with your search, browse the 42 reviews below for memory care facilities in Sanford. Better rated regions include Lake Mary with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Sanford, FL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Sanford
Sanford is a small city located in the center part of the state approximately halfway between Orlando and the Atlantic Ocean. Twelve percent of the population, or 7,200 people, are age 65 and older, some of whom have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. Located in a state where 540,000 people have cognitive disease, Sanford has 11 memory care facilities located in the area to help them.
These memory care homes are referred to as Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) with a limited mental health license to provide care to those with dementia. They are regulated by the Florida Bureau of Health Services Regulation.
- The city of Sanford is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as the Central Florida Regional Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- In Sanford, the overall crime rate is 77 percent higher than the national average. People have a one in 21 chance of becoming a victim of any type of crime. Families with seniors in memory care in the city should ensure proper security measures are in place for the safety of their loved ones.
- Seniors in memory care who enjoy the outdoors can take advantage of the mild winters in Sanford with average January lows of around 47. Summers are long and hot with average July highs around 92. The area rarely gets any snow but gets around 51 inches of rain per year, which is higher than the national average of 39.
- The cost of living index in Sanford is 105, which is based on the national average of 100. This is lower than the state average of 111.
Paying for Memory Care in Sanford
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Sanford start around $3,340 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 Sanford 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 Sanford
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 Sanford
Sanford 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 Sanford, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.
Directory of Winners in the Sanford Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Sanford
Sanford-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.