21 Memory Care Facilities near West Palm Beach, FL
Also serving communities of Riviera Beach.
There are 21 Memory Care Facilities in the West Palm Beach area, with 5 in West Palm Beach and 16 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in West Palm Beach is $3,915 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Greenacres with an average starting cost of $2,695.
To help you with your search, browse the 59 reviews below for memory care facilities in West Palm Beach. On average, consumers rate memory care in West Palm Beach 4.6 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Lake Worth with an average rating of 4.8 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 West Palm Beach, call (855) 863-8283.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in West Palm Beach
Warm weather throughout the year makes West Palm Beach an appealing city for seniors — more than 15 percent of the city's population. The city boasts more sunny days annually than the U.S. average, making it ideal for seniors living with Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia who don't enjoy frigid temperatures and snow.
West Palm Beach is home to five memory care facilities, with another 23 located in nearby cities such as Deerfield Beach. Like all Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) in Florida, the state's Department of Elder Affairs licenses and regulates memory care facilities. All facilities providing support for patients with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders must undergo specialized training through the University of South Florida's Training Academy on Aging.
- The cost of living in West Palm Beach ranks higher than both the Florida and national averages. With 100 being the national average, West Palm Beach's overall cost of living comes in at 117.5. Transportation is the most expensive category, with a score of 150. However, healthcare costs are below the national average at 96, which can offer seniors some savings. Additionally, the cost of memory care facilities is lower in West Palm Beach than it is in other Florida cities.
- Florida does not tax social security income, which leaves extra money in the budget to cover memory care facility expenses.
- West Palm Beach is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Good Samaritan Medical Center and St. Mary's Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Crime rates in West Palm Beach exceed state and national averages. On a scale of one to 100, with 1 being the safest, West Palm Beach has a violent crime rate of 67.6 and a property crime rate of 61.4. As a result, seniors may want to consider a memory care facility equipped with security features to maximize their safety.
Paying for Memory Care in West Palm Beach
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Memory Care costs in West Palm Beach start around $3,915 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,043 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in West Palm Beach 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 West Palm Beach
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 West Palm Beach
West Palm Beach 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 West Palm Beach, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in West Palm Beach
West Palm Beach-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 West Palm Beach
Review of Cresthaven East Assisted Living Community
I've been to Cresthaven East Assisted Living Community, and they were currently under construction, so aesthetically, it wasn't the most attractive place for me. The other thing that did not work f... Read more
Review of Arden Courts of West Palm Beach
I explored many facilities in the area before I moved my Mom here. I am impressed with the amount of activities and personal attention they provide to the residents.All of the employees seem to be ... Read more
Review of Arden Courts of West Palm Beach
My father lived out of state and needed dementia care placement. I worked with the marketing director at Arden Courts W. Palm Beach to move my father to Florida. She was instrumental in getting t... Read more