11 Memory Care Facilities in Tallahassee, FL
The average cost of memory care in Tallahassee is $4,164 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Thomasville with an average starting cost of $3,600.
To help you with your search, browse the 22 reviews below for memory care facilities in Tallahassee. On average, consumers rate memory care in Tallahassee 4.3 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 5 families in Tallahassee find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Tallahassee, call (855) 863-8283.
What to Consider About Memory Care in Tallahassee
Tallahassee is the capital of Florida, a state where about 520,000 individuals live with Alzheimer's disease, according to the Florida Department of Elder Affairs. Seniors living in Tallahassee have access to nine memory care facilities, which are known as Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) and licensed to operate by the Department of Elder Affairs. Residential facilities that welcome patients with Alzheimer's disease and other memory disorders are subject to additional regulation and must undergo Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Training approved by the University of South Florida's Training Academy on Aging.
- Tallahassee's cost of living is on par with the national average; however, healthcare costs are higher than average. Grocery and housing costs rank below the national average, helping to balance overall expenses for seniors living in the area. Additionally, memory care facility costs in Tallahassee are lower than average, which can provide some savings as well.
- Crime is a concern in Tallahassee. Both violent crime and property crime rates are significantly higher than the national average. The violent crime rate is 75.6, where 1 equals low crime and 100 equals high crime. As a result, seniors will want to find a memory care facility equipped with security cameras and other safety features.
- Florida seniors do not have to pay taxes on their social security income. This benefit leaves some extra money in the budget to cover memory care facility expenses in Tallahassee.
- Tallahassee is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare, in the event of medical emergencies or illness. The hospital is home to a Memory Disorder Clinic that is funded by a grant distributed by Florida's Department of Elder Affairs. This clinic offers support groups, an educational library and referrals to other providers.
Paying for Memory Care in Tallahassee
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Tallahassee start around $4,164 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,897 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Tallahassee 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 Tallahassee
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 Tallahassee
Tallahassee 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 Tallahassee, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Tallahassee
Tallahassee-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 Tallahassee, FL
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Tallahassee
Review of HarborChase of Tallahassee
My father is at the HarborChase of Tallahassee. It's good, and the staff is nice. We've had a couple of minor incidents, but it seems to be resolving itself. Aside from that, I would recommend them... Read more
Review of Pacifica Senior Living Woodmont
I like Pacifica Senior Living Woodmont. It was a weekend, and the residents were watching a movie. I just wanted a little bit more physical activity. The apartment seemed nice and roomy. The dining... Read more
Review of Brookdale Centre Pointe Boulevard
Brookdale Centre Pointe Boulevard was not as elegant as the others. I didn't see very many people laughing, and I didn't like the room setup. My mom didn't like it at all. No one was ugly to us, it... Read more