2 Memory Care Facilities near Santa Rosa Beach, FL
There are 2 Memory Care Facilities in the Santa Rosa Beach area, with 1 in Santa Rosa Beach and 1 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Santa Rosa Beach is $6,000 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,875. Cheaper nearby regions include Destin with an average starting cost of $4,975.
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1 Memory Care Facility in Santa Rosa Beach, FL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Santa Rosa Beach
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, has a population of 175,269, of whom 15.7 percent are 65 or older. Walton County, where Santa Rosa Beach is located, has 67,109 residents, and it's estimated that 11,793, or 17.5 percent, probably have Alzheimer's disease, dementia or a different type of cognitive impairment. Only one memory care facility is in Santa Rosa Beach, but there is another one in nearby Destin. Florida regulations dictate that businesses desiring to take care of Alzheimer's patients must first receive an Extended Congregate Care or ECC.
- Florida is among the few states that have no personal income tax, which can leave residents with extra money to spend on cost of living and memory care facility fees, if a senior family member requires such care.
- Sacred Heart Hospital On The Emerald Coast is in Santa Rosa Beach in the event of emergencies, but it does not specialize in brain health and dementia care. The closest hospital is in Fort Walton Beach Medical Center.
- Elderly folks are drawn to this area for its mild climate with 229 sunny days per year, which is 24 more days than the U.S. yearly average of 205. Winter lows are tolerable at 42 degrees, and summer highs are comfortable at 90. The average Sperling's Comfort Index nationally is a 54 rating out of a possible 100. Santa Rosa's rating is 75, an attractive rating for most people, especially seniors, who have pain in their joints.
- A cost of living index is based on a national ranking of 100, where an index higher than 100 means the area is more expensive than the national average. Santa Rosa Beach's cost of living index is 147.4, so residents can expect that memory care facilities may cost nearly 50 percent more than in an average city.
Paying for Memory Care in Santa Rosa Beach
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Santa Rosa Beach start around $6,000 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,999 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Santa Rosa Beach 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 Santa Rosa Beach
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 Santa Rosa Beach
Santa Rosa Beach 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 Santa Rosa Beach, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.
Directory of Winners in the Santa Rosa Beach Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Santa Rosa Beach
Santa Rosa Beach-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.