20 Memory Care Facilities near Sunrise, FL
There are 20 Memory Care Facilities in the Sunrise area, with 2 in Sunrise and 18 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Sunrise is $3,597 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Margate with an average starting cost of $3,150.
To help you with your search, browse the 50 reviews below for memory care facilities in Sunrise. On average, consumers rate memory care in Sunrise 3.8 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Tamarac with an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars.
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2 Memory Care Facilities in Sunrise, FL
18 Memory Care Facilities near Sunrise, FL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Sunrise
Sunrise, Florida, is known for warm summers with July highs of around 91 degrees, mild winters with January lows around 58 degrees, and plenty of sunshine 244 days per year, which means memory care patients in the city can enjoy the fresh air and outdoor views all year long. The city’s senior citizens account for 15.8 percent of residents — some of whom have Alzheimer's disease or other types of dementia and are in need of specialized care. Two memory care facilities in Sunrise are equipped to meet this need.
In Florida, there are approximately 540,000 residents who have Alzheimer’s disease. Special laws govern the requirements of the memory care units that care for these patients in assisted living facilities. The Department of Elder Affairs is charged with ensuring memory care units meet state requirements.
- Residents of Sunrise don’t have to worry about the air quality. Based on hazardous air pollutants, Sunrise has an air quality score of 65, which is higher than the national score of 58. This means people who have respiratory challenges might fare well here.
- The cost of living in Sunrise is 17.1 percent higher than the national average. The national index for all areas is 100. Sunrise has a transportation index of 161, so memory care patients responsible for their own transportation costs will pay more than the national average. The health index is 96, so they will pay less here that in other areas for health care needs.
- Property crime rates are much higher here than the national average. In Sunrise, the rate is 52.6, but it is only 38.1 nationally. Memory care residents might not have to worry about this since the state requires these units to be secure. Fortunately, the violent crime rate is lower in Sunrise than the national average. The rate here is 27.1, but it is 31.1 nationally.
- The Sunrise area has no 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 located in Lauderdale.
Paying for Memory Care in Sunrise
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Sunrise start around $3,597 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,939 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Sunrise 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 Sunrise
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 Sunrise
Sunrise 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 Sunrise, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Sunrise
Sunrise-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 Sunrise, FL
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Sunrise
Review of The Colony Club in Sunrise
I didn't like The Colony Club in Sunrise too much. It's older and located in a shopping center, it's not in a residential or an apartment complex. The rooms are older, and the flooring have carpeti... Read more
Review of Pacifica Senior Living Sunrise
My mother is in Pacifica Senior Living Sunrise. It's close to my house, the people are very nice, and I could see it's a good facility for my mother. The cost is not cheap, but you get what you pay... Read more
Review of Pacifica Senior Living Sunrise
We actually placed my mother here. We liked the warmth of the people, we liked the homey atmosphere of the memory unit, and we thought that the price was very fair. The memory unit services are rea... Read more