15 Memory Care Facilities in Volusia County, FL
The average cost of memory care in Volusia County is $4,289 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Orange County with an average starting cost of $4,181.
To help you with your search, browse the 35 reviews below for memory care facilities in Volusia County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Volusia County 4.1 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Seminole County with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 9 families in Volusia County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Volusia County, call (855) 863-8283.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Volusia County
The Alzheimer's Association reports that 540,000 Florida seniors live with Alzheimer's disease, and that number will grow by one-third by 2025. In Volusia County, 24 percent of the county's 538.692 residents are seniors. Some of these seniors may have Alzheimer's disease and could benefit from living in one of the county's 11 memory care facilities.
The Florida Department of Elder Affairs defines memory care facilities as a type of assisted living facility. These facilities must obtain a limited mental health license to care for seniors with Alzheimer's disease and related memory disorders. As a result, seniors' families can trust that the staff at these Volusia County facilities are well equipped to care for seniors with dementia.
- Living on Florida's Atlantic Coast delivers warm year-round temperatures for seniors in Volusia County. Winter lows are in the upper 40s, and summer highs rise to 90 degrees. Volusia County enjoys more sunny days than average but more rain as well.
- It costs less to live in Volusia County than the national average. On a scale where 100 represents the national average, Volusia County's cost of living is 90.7. Both housing and healthcare costs are below average. Seniors' families may want to keep this cost of living in mind when budgeting for memory care facility expenses.
- Florida is a tax-friendly state for seniors. Volusia County seniors do not have to pay state income taxes, which means that social security income isn't taxed, either.
- Crime rates are high in Volusia County. The violent crime rate ranks 91.2, compared to a national average of 31.1. The property crime rate is 79.1, compared to a national average of 38.1. As a result, seniors' families may want to investigate the location of the memory care facilities and inquire about their security measures to maximize their loved one's safety.
Paying for Memory Care in Volusia County
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Memory Care costs in Volusia County start around $4,159 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 Volusia County 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 Volusia County
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 Volusia County
Volusia County 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 Volusia County, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Volusia County
Volusia County-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 Volusia County
Review of Benton House of Port Orange
Very nice facility. The staff is great Read more
Review of Gold Choice Deltona
My wife is in Gold Choice Deltona. It seems very good, it's extremely clean, the building is only 2 years old, but everything appears to be really good. The staff is very good, very friendly, very ... Read more
Review of Benton House of Port Orange
Benton House of Port Orange is wonderful. The staff is extremely caring, genuine, and very calm. The facility is brand new, so my brother's room is airy, bright, and easily accessible for him. He i... Read more