12 Memory Care Facilities near Sun City, FL
There are 12 Memory Care Facilities in the Sun City area, with 1 in Sun City and 11 nearby.
To help you with your search, browse the 23 reviews below for memory care facilities in Sun City. On average, consumers rate memory care in Sun City 3.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Sun City Center with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Sun City, FL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Sun City
Sun City is on the west coast of Florida, by Tampa Bay and near St. Petersburg in Hillsborough County, where an estimated 23,925 residents are living with Alzheimer's disease or other cognitive impairments, according to Elder Affairs. Census data indicates that Sun City's current population exceeds 20,000 people, and 73.7 percent of them are 65 years old or older.
Some of these residents have, or may eventually have, dementia. Florida state regulations require assisted living facilities that supervise these patients to have an Extended Congregate Care (ECC) license.
- Sun City has a southern coastal climate with an average of 52 inches of rain per year, which is 13 inches more than the national average of 39. The national average for sunny days per year is 205; Sun City has 244. The mild winters and semitropical summers are appreciated by seniors who like the summer highs of 91 degrees and the winter lows near 50. Sun City Center receives no snow, and its Sperling's Comfort Index is 81 out of a possible 100.
- Crime is ranked on a scale of one for low crime to 100 for high crime rates. Sun City's violent crime, at 24.1 points as opposed to 31.1 across the United States, is lower than the national average. Property crime, at 25.7, is almost 13 points less than the national average of 38.1. Assisted living facilities add a second level of security for residents, so families can know that they are safe.
- Sun City is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as St. Joseph's Hospital - South and St. Anthony's Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Tax-friendly Florida does not have a state income tax, which allows those seniors receiving Social Security or a retirement pension to budget more money toward their care in Sun City. This relieves some of the burden on families wishing to respect their elderly loved one's request to age in place.
Paying for Memory Care in Sun City
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Sun City start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,975 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Sun City 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 Sun City
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 Sun City
Sun City 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 Sun City, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.
Directory of Winners in the Sun City Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Sun City
Sun City-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.
Memory Care near Sun City, FL
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Sun City
Review of Sun City Senior Living
They are the best. they are so caring, compassionate, kind. I have say that this place has no only become my pops new home but mine as well. he has a great apartment, the food is great, the place... Read more
Review of Sun City Senior Living
The Dementia/Alzheimer's wing was lacking in staff to resident ratio. Thankfully the Hospice nurse kept an eye out for my Mom. Last year there was always a turnover in directors, accountants and s... Read more