7 Memory Care Facilities in Sumter County, FL
The average cost of memory care in Sumter County is $4,558 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Lake County with an average starting cost of $4,282.
To help you with your search, browse the 19 reviews below for memory care facilities in Sumter County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Sumter County 4.6 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Sumter County, FL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Sumter County
Sumter County is west of Orlando and has a population of 125,165 residents. About 56.9 percent, or roughly 75,000, of those people are age 65 or older, and it's likely that as many as 7,000 of them have Alzheimer's disease or another type of dementia.
The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration is responsible for licensing, regulating and inspecting specialized assisted living communities called Extended Congregate Care (ECC) facilities to treat older people with cognitive ailments. There are five ECCs in Sumter County.
- Sumter County's annual rainfall of 51 inches is greater than the U.S. average by 12 inches. The sun shines 233 days in a normal year. Summer high temperatures rise to a pleasant 91 degrees, and the January lows are a temperate 45. Sumter County scored a 76 out of 100 in Sperling's Comfort Index, compared to the U.S. average of 54. The pleasant weather can have a positive effect on seniors with chronic conditions, such as respiratory issues or painful joints.
- Florida doesn't have a state income tax. Families and elderly members may find that their fixed income lasts longer, and the extra cash can be spent on memory care.
- The cost of living in Sumter County is 108.9, which is 9 points higher than the U.S. median. All of the cost of living categories are within a few points of the state and national averages, so families looking for an ECC in this area may not pay extra for household expenses or healthcare.
- The violent crime rate of 23.7 in Sumter County is nearly 30 percent lower than the U.S. average of 31.1, and the 26.4 property crime rate is also 30 percent less than the national average. Family members should ask about any extra security measures in place to increase the safety of all the residents of the facility.
Paying for Memory Care in Sumter County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Sumter County start around $4,558 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,048 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Sumter County 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 Sumter County
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 Sumter County
Sumter County 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 Sumter County, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.
Directory of Winners in the Sumter County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Sumter County
Sumter County-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 Sumter County
Review of YourLife of Wildwood
I went to YourLife of Wildwood once. It's a very nice place, very clean, and it's under-occupied. It's so brand new that you can even smell the wet paint on the walls. I have no way of knowing abou... Read more
Review of Serenades at The Villages
Serenades at The Villages was very nice. Just from what they told me, they have people who would take care of people with memory problems and they do the whole thing. You can get physical therapy i... Read more
Review of Generations Senior Living at Lake Miona
My husband is a memory care resident of Generations Senior Living at Lake Miona. It's almost like a group home. They have six residents maximum, they have two CNAs around the clock, they have a doc... Read more