13 Memory Care Facilities near Thonotosassa, FL
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There are 13 Memory Care Facilities in the Thonotosassa area, with 1 in Thonotosassa and 12 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Thonotosassa is $2,500 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Plant City with an average starting cost of $2,000.
To help you with your search, browse the 11 reviews below for memory care facilities in Thonotosassa. Better rated regions include Tampa with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
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1 Memory Care Facility in Thonotosassa, FL
12 Memory Care Facilities near Thonotosassa, FL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Thonotosassa
Thonotosassa, Florida, has moderate temperatures that range from 60 to 80 degrees all year long that offer its one-fifth senior population a predictable climate without any snow. Because nearly 12 percent of the Florida senior population has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, cities such as Thonotosassa offer memory care facilities that serve adults over the age of 65 with various types of dementia.
In the greater Thonotosassa area, there are more than 100 facilities providing memory care to residents with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia. These facilities, though considered Assisted Living Facilities (or ALFs), ensure their employees are specifically trained by a state-approved instructor and are monitored by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs.
- The National Air Toxics Assessment is used to determine air quality in various cities throughout the country. Because Thonotosassa's air quality is considered 9 percent poorer than the national average air quality, seniors who have chronic respiratory conditions might find their conditions aggravated in the Thonotosassa area.
- Seniors benefit from tax cuts when living in Florida. In Thonotosassa as well as the rest of the state, Social Security income and pension income is exempt from taxation, which could allow those seeking memory care to allocate more funds to their budget.
- Thonotosassa has no facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital specializing in neurological care, AdventHealth Tampa, located in Tampa.
- The violent crime rate in Thonotosassa is 38 percent higher than the national average, and the property crime rate in the area is 18 percent higher than the national average. Families of loved ones may wish to ensure memory care facilities take special caution to keep residents safe from crime.
Paying for Memory Care in Thonotosassa
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Thonotosassa start around $2,500 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,863 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Thonotosassa 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 Thonotosassa
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 Thonotosassa
Thonotosassa 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 Thonotosassa, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.
Directory of Winners in the Thonotosassa Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Thonotosassa
Thonotosassa-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.