9 Memory Care Facilities near Wellington, FL
Also serving communities of Royal Palm Beach.
There are 9 Memory Care Facilities in the Wellington area, with 3 in Wellington and 6 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Wellington is $5,147 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,925. Cheaper nearby regions include Greenacres with an average starting cost of $2,695.
To help you with your search, browse the 32 reviews below for memory care facilities in Wellington. Better rated regions include Greenacres with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Wellington, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Wellington, FL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Wellington
The state of Florida has 540,000 individuals who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. Some of these seniors live within the city of Wellington, which has a senior population of around 10,000. To accommodate the seniors in the Wellington area who live with Alzheimer’s or dementia, there are two memory care facilities in the city limits and 21 in nearby cities like Greenacres and Lake Worth.
In Wellington, and all of Florida, these facilities are referred to as assisted living facilities that operate under a Limited Mental Health (LMH) license. They provide daily care and therapeutic activities to three or more seniors.
- Wellington has an overall crime rate that is 33 percent lower than the national average. Seniors in the city can feel safe when going to and from medical appointments or when enjoying the outdoors. In Wellington, seniors have a one in 55 chance of becoming a victim of any type of crime.
- Wellington is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Wellington Regional Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The cost of living in Wellington is 144.5, which may make it difficult for seniors to pay for memory care here. The average COL is higher in Wellington than the state average of 111 and the national average of 100.
- Seniors looking for a warm place to retire may find Florida and Wellington’s climate acceptable. Summers are hot and humid with average July highs around 91 degrees. Winters are short and mild with average January lows around 54. The area rarely gets any snow but gets around 57 inches of rain per year, which is higher than the national average of 39 inches.
Paying for Memory Care in Wellington
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Wellington start around $5,147 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Wellington 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 Wellington
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 Wellington
Wellington 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 Wellington, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Wellington
Wellington-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.