The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Sun City Center, FL for 2023
There are 12 Memory Care Facilities in the Sun City Center area, with 7 in Sun City Center and 5 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Sun City Center is $4,957 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,349. Cheaper nearby regions include Ruskin with an average starting cost of $3,700.
To help you with your search, browse the 33 reviews below for memory care facilities in Sun City Center. On average, consumers rate memory care in Sun City Center 4.6 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Riverview with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 14 families in Sun City Center find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Sun City Center, call (855) 863-8283.
Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Sun City Center, FL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Sun City Center
Sun City Center, Florida, is an age-restricted (55+) independent retirement community located 30 miles south of Tampa, and it has a population of nearly 20,000 residents. Sun City Center serves its share of Florida's 540,000 seniors with Alzheimer's disease by offering 14 memory care facilities. Memory care facilities in the state of Florida and Sun City Center are classified as Assisted Living Facilities. Each unit must have staff trained by a state-approved instructor in order to serve residents with Alzheimer's or any form of dementia. The Florida Department of Elder Affairs regulates memory care facilities.
- Many seniors choose to live or retire in Florida because of the state's tax cuts. Because Social Security is exempt from taxation in Sun City Center, families choosing memory care in the area can spend money on facility costs rather than taxes.
Temperatures in Sun City Center typically range between 50 and 90 degrees. Because the area never gets cold enough, Sun City Center averages zero inches of snow and offers seniors almost constant sunshine and mild winters. So little precipitation in the area makes visiting memory care facilities convenient for families and friends.
- The Sun City Center area has few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital specializing in brain health and dementia care, Florida Hospital, located in Tampa.
- Sun City Center's crime rates are lower than 80 percent of all other cities across the state of Florida. This means that a senior's chance of being a victim of violent or property crime in the Sun City Center (one in 138) is considerably lower than the national average chance of being a victim of crime (one in 35). Such low crime rates could give families assurance that their loved ones are safe while in Sun City Center.
Paying for Memory Care in Sun City Center
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Sun City Center start around $4,771 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,525 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Sun City Center 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 Center
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 Center
Sun City Center 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 Center, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Sun City Center
Sun City Center-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 Sun City Center, FL
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Sun City Center
Review of Inspired Living at Sun City Center
We liked the Inspired Living at Sun City Center. I have placed a deposit for my husband, and they have to assess him. The appearance on the outside was fine. When you go in, you're greeted by a wom... Read more
Review of Belvedere Commons of Sun City Center
We toured the Belvedere Commons of Sun City Center. It was pleasant, had plenty of parking, and had a nice outside area where the clients can sit. The woman that was going to give us a tour wasn't ... Read more
Review of Inspired Living at Sun City Center
Inspired Living at Sun City Center was my favorite. The front-end people are like right on top of everything and always checking on you. She was very consistent with keeping in touch with me. They ... Read more