12 Memory Care Facilities near Wildwood, FL
There are 12 Memory Care Facilities in the Wildwood area, with 4 in Wildwood and 8 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Wildwood is $4,699 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Oxford with an average starting cost of $3,100.
To help you with your search, browse the 25 reviews below for memory care facilities in Wildwood. On average, consumers rate memory care in Wildwood 4.9 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Oxford with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Wildwood, FL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Wildwood
Wildwood boasts a modest population of just 6,831, but many of its residents, nearly 38 percent, are aged 65 and older. The city is home to two memory care facilities, with another seven in nearby cities like Oxford and The Villages, that deliver high-quality care to seniors living with Alzheimer's disease and related memory disorders. The Alzheimer's Association reports that 540,000 seniors in Florida are living with the disease, and many of them may benefit from living in a memory care facility.
Families can trust that memory care facilities are capable of caring for seniors with Alzheimer's disease because the Florida Department of Elder Affairs regulates these facilities. In addition, any assisted living facility providing care to a resident with Alzheimer's disease is subject to additional training through the University of South Florida's Training Academy on Aging.
- Wildwood's location in north central Florida makes it ideal for seniors looking to escape cold and snowy winters. It doesn't snow here, and winter low temperatures are in the 40s. Summers are hot, with high temperatures exceeding 90. Wildwood sees more rain than the national average but more sunny days as well.
- Cost of living is another advantage of living in Wildwood. The city's cost of living comes in at 84.3, which is lower than the national average. Housing costs are particularly low. Likewise, memory care facility costs come in lower than the national median.
- Florida is a tax-friendly state for seniors, offering another way for families to save money every month. Florida has no state income tax, which means it also doesn't tax Social Security income. Families should consider this tax savings when budgeting for memory care facility expenses in Wildwood.
- Violent crime rates in Wildwood are higher than the national average, ranking 43.6 on a scale where one represents the safest city and 100 the most dangerous. Property crime rates are lower than average, however, coming in at 22.9. Families may want to ask about security measures that the memory care facilities in the area have in place.
Paying for Memory Care in Wildwood
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Wildwood start around $4,699 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,048 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Wildwood 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 Wildwood
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 Wildwood
Wildwood 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 Wildwood, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.
Directory of Winners in the Wildwood Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Wildwood
Wildwood-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.
Other Options in Wildwood, FL
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Wildwood
Review of YourLife of Wildwood
I went to YourLife of Wildwood once. It's a very nice place, very clean, and it's under-occupied. It's so brand new that you can even smell the wet paint on the walls. I have no way of knowing abou... Read more
Review of Generations Senior Living at Lake Miona
My husband is a memory care resident of Generations Senior Living at Lake Miona. It's almost like a group home. They have six residents maximum, they have two CNAs around the clock, they have a doc... Read more
Review of Generations Senior Living at Lake Miona
Very nice place. Was in the area looking for senior care options for a relative. This was one that definitely stood out. I could only give 15 minutes notice that I wanted to take a tour, but they a... Read more