13 Memory Care Facilities near St. Petersburg, FL
There are 13 Memory Care Facilities in the St. Petersburg area, with 4 in St. Petersburg and 9 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in St. Petersburg is $4,327 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,850. Cheaper nearby regions include Saint Petersburg with an average starting cost of $3,706.
To help you with your search, browse the 25 reviews below for memory care facilities in St. Petersburg. On average, consumers rate memory care in St. Petersburg 4.2 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Pinellas Park with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in St. Petersburg, FL
What to Consider About Memory Care in St Petersburg
Located just to the south of Tampa, Florida, St. Petersburg is home to more than 47,000 seniors over the age of 65, some of whom make up the 520,000 people in the state who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia. To care for these seniors, there are 11 memory care facilities located in St. Petersburg and surrounding cities like Pinellas Park.
In St. Petersburg and the state of Florida, memory care facilities are assisted living facilities (ALFs) that operate under a limited mental health license (LMH). These facilities must house at least three individuals who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia and who receive Social Security Disability Insurance or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits.
- The overall crime rate in St. Petersburg is 83 percent higher than the national average, which can make the city a dangerous place for seniors to retire. An individual living in the area has a one in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any type of crime.
- St. Petersburg is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Bayfront Health, St. Petersburg General Hospital and St. Anthony’s Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies of illness.
- Seniors looking for a warm place to retire will likely find St. Petersburg’s climate acceptable. The average high in July is 90 degrees, while the average low In January is around 52. The city rarely gets any snowfall, but the area gets around 50 inches of rain per year, which is higher than the national average of 39 inches.
- The cost of living in St. Petersburg is 106.9, which is slightly lower than the state average of 111. It is higher than the national average of 100. Seniors looking to have more left over at the end of the month might find St. Petersburg to be an affordable option for the state.
Paying for Memory Care in St Petersburg
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Memory Care costs in St. Petersburg start around $4,277 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 St. 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 St 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 St Petersburg
St 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 St Petersburg, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in St Petersburg
St 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.
Other Options in St. Petersburg, FL
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in St. Petersburg
Review of Inspired Living at Ivy Ridge
My father is at Inspired Living at Ivy Ridge. I have not been inside because of the coronavirus, but I am very pleased with the people. They're very sweet and kind to me. I'm glad I got him there b... Read more
Review of Grand Villa of St. Petersburg
Grand Villa of St. Petersburg was nice, but it's too expensive. The atmosphere was nice. The memory section was on the second floor. The downstairs was like a hotel lobby, which was more family-ori... Read more
Review of Inspired Living at Ivy Ridge
We were very impressed with Inspired Living. All they did was memory care, but every person had a private room. They're able to go in and out of the building at will without being locked from the o... Read more