12 Memory Care Facilities near Winter Haven, FL
Also serving communities of Lake Wales.
There are 12 Memory Care Facilities in the Winter Haven area, with 4 in Winter Haven and 8 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Winter Haven is $3,681 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,925.
To help you with your search, browse the 29 reviews below for memory care facilities in Winter Haven. On average, consumers rate memory care in Winter Haven 4.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Zephyrhills with an average rating of 5.0 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 Winter Haven, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Winter Haven, FL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Winter Haven
The balmy weather and sunshine make Winterhaven, and most of Florida, a popular retirement destination, leading to a high volume of seniors residents. The large population of folks 65 and over contributes to the 540,000 people in Florida living with memory-related diseases like Alzheimer’s and dementia. In Winter Haven 24.6 percent of the city's 41,280 residents are seniors, and a portion of them are in need of memory care services. There are over 36 assisted living facilities in the area that adhere to Florida’s dementia care regulations, including 24-hour support and staff who are required to receive four hours of continuing education annually.
- The air quality in Winter Haven received excellent ratings from the American Lung Association. With a particle pollution score of A and a B ozone score, seniors with respiratory conditions can enjoy taking in fresh air without potential health risks from pollution.
- Folks looking to save a few bucks may be able to do so in Winter Haven, Florida. This state’s 6.8 percent state tax rate is balanced by a low property tax rate of 0.9 percent and no income tax. Social security income is also tax exempt leaving wiggle room for buying everyday needs.
- In addition to saving money on taxes, residents of Winter Haven enjoy a cost of living that is lower than the Florida average by about 17 percent. Winter Haven also falls 6 percent below the national average, meaning seniors in this area might be able to afford better quality care.
- Families of seniors living in Winter Haven should know that there are potential safety risks in this neighborhood. Both violent crime and property crime are nearly double the national averages. Violent crime is at a rate of 61.8 out of 100 compared to the national average of 31.1 (one being ideal). Property crime stands at 63.4 versus the national average of 38.1.
Paying for Memory Care in Winter Haven
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Winter Haven start around $3,681 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 Winter Haven 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 Winter Haven
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 Winter Haven
Winter Haven 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 Winter Haven, please visit our Memory Care in Florida page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Winter Haven
Winter Haven-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 Winter Haven
Review of Family Extended Care of Winter Haven
It seemed fine and clean. It was adequate and not luxurious. The staff was great, the person who helped me was the recreational director, she escorted me around, showed me everything, and she was r... Read more
Review of Spring Haven Retirement
Spring Haven Retirement was a very nice facility, having all 3 different types of care really enhanced their ability, and that's why we wanted to look at it. They had very nice facilities, it seeme... Read more
Review of Family Extended Care of Winter Haven
Very impressed with the facility and the staff. Residents seemed very happy. We moved my mom here who is rapidly declining with dementia. She has only been there a day so I can't rate anything, ... Read more