6 Memory Care Facilities near Tavares, FL
There are 6 Memory Care Facilities in the Tavares area, with 2 in Tavares and 4 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Tavares is $3,900 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Eustis with an average starting cost of $2,750.
To help you with your search, browse the 10 reviews below for memory care facilities in Tavares. On average, consumers rate memory care in Tavares 3.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Eustis with an average rating of 3.7 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Tavares, FL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Tavares
Tavares, Florida, is home to approximately 17,000 residents, 35 percent of whom are over the age of 65. In addition to a comfortable year-round climate, the city offers four memory care facilities for those seniors in the community with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia.
Throughout the state of Florida, memory care facilities are known as Assisted Living Facilities and are monitored by the Department of Elder Affairs. In order to serve any of the 12 percent of the Florida population with Alzheimer's disease, memory care facility staff must be explicitly trained by a state-approved educator.
- A major draw for seniors choosing to live or retire in Florida is the state's retirement tax-friendliness. Because there are no income taxes in Tavares, families or seniors seeking memory care in the area can spend more money on facility costs rather than taxes.
- Air quality throughout the nation is scored based on the number of harmful air pollutants. With a score of 67, the air quality in Tavares is 16 percent better than the national average air quality score of 58. Because there are less harmful materials in the air surrounding Tavares, it could be an ideal location for seniors who have asthma or other lung conditions.
- Tavares is home to world-class medical facilities, such as AdventHealth Waterman Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Compared to the average cost of living throughout the state of Florida, Tavares's cost of living is 7 percent cheaper. Seniors or family members of loved ones looking for memory care in the area will find grocery costs and health costs less expensive in Tavares than in the rest of Florida.
Paying for Memory Care in Tavares
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Tavares start around $3,900 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,057 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Tavares 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 Tavares
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 Tavares
Tavares 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 Tavares, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.
Directory of Winners in the Tavares Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Tavares
Tavares-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 Tavares
Review of Osprey Lodge
Horror stories. A fight broke out in the hall between two residents. One ended up in the hospital with a broken arm. Where was the staff to break up the fight? My husband finds other people's... Read more