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Top 5 Memory Care Communities in Fernandina Beach, Florida

A Step-by-Step Guide to Finding Memory Care Near You

Step 1: To find dementia or Alzheimer’s care near you, browse the best memory care facilities in Fernandina Beach.

Step 2: Narrow down your options by considering key memory care features and amenities, like an engaging memory care activities calendar and staff expertise.

Step 3: Understand the costs of memory care and make a plan for how to pay for memory care.

Step 4: Schedule a tour of your top memory care picks, and choose your favorite.

Step 5: Get expert tips on moving a parent to memory care.

Not sure if memory care is right for you? Learn about memory care services and benefits.

Step 1: Browse top rated memory care in Fernandina Beach, Florida

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Memory Care

Average starting price $4,877/month
Average starting price $4,461/month
Average starting price $3,483/month
Average starting price $2,972/month
Average starting price $1,881/month
Recent reviews of Memory Care in Fernandina Beach, FL
Osprey Village Assisted Living in Amelia Island, FL
5.0

Staff very friendly and accommodating. Always meeting new and very interesting new residents, all become family. Activities are very varied and always fun. Town is charming and laid back. Very good medical facilities. Attractive 2-3 bedroom stand alone homes (93) and 40 apartments. 2 blocks from the beach.

The Jane Adams House in Fernandina Beach, FL
4.0

The food is good. The staff is good. It's fine overall. If you're interested, just make sure you get on the waiting list as soon as you can .

Anthem Lakes in Atlantic Beach, FL
3.5

The facility itself is nice. Many of the residents are very kind. Some of the staff lack some kindness, but I know that's with all facilities. The CNAs need more training. They tell the residents that they ring the bell too much, which is frustrating. Mom often has to wait 20 to 30 minutes after hitting the call button for assistance. For the price we're paying, I feel there should be better quality in services and access to services for the patients. Communication with the family is not great. They're going through some staff shortages. I can tell you that when a resident falls, the family isn't always contacted. The food is ok, quality is pretty good but variety not as much. They do housekeeping weekly and it's not very thorough. Common areas are very clean, but cleaning of the rooms could be much better. The only thing they actually provide is meals. Everything else is up to the family, as far as personal care necessities and basic things. For convenience and proximity only, I would recommend them.

Osprey Village Assisted Living

76 Osprey Village Dr, Amelia Island, FL 32034

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Provides: Assisted Living

5.0(13 reviews)

Extraordinary response to the Hurricane challenges, including evacuation of the whole facility to a destination 7 hours away. The precision of the whole operation was exceptional but what was most touching...

Savannah Grand of Amelia Island

1900 Amelia Trace Court, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living

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Savannah Grand, offering gracious retirement assisted living is located in Fernandina Beach, Florida on Amelia Island. The assisted living and memory care community is nestled amongst large old oak trees just off of Sadler Road and is only one block from the sandy white beaches well known to the...

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Guest meals
Art Classes
4.6(13 reviews)

We have been extremely satisfied with Savannah Grand. I feel that the staff members here really care about her and her safety and overall well-being. Everything has just worked out great and I would...

The Lakeside at Amelia

649 Amelia Island Pkwy, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living

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The Lakeside at Amelia Island provides the highest quality of senior living in the Fernandina Beach, Florida area, including independent living, assisted living and innovative memory care designed specifically for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Every resident receives...

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Beauty Salon
Enclosed Courtyard
4.1(7 reviews)

It's a beautiful place with caring people. The aides in assisted living are wonderful. There's a little bit of difficulty with coordination with your private doctor for medications and medical decisions. ...

The Jane Adams House

1550 Nectarine Street, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

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Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living

The Jane Adams house is an assisted living community located in Fernandina, Nassau County, Florida on Amelia Island only a few blocks from the Atlantic Ocean and just around the corner from the Baptist Medical Center Nassau. The craftsman style architecture offers residents a nice front porch to...

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Beauty Salon
Special Dining Programs
4.4(7 reviews)

Very friendly and helpful. She was always clean well fed over and above they had little games and tvs nice comfortable chairs to sit in rooms were always clean and the price was affordable. I would highly ...

Coastal Senior Living of St. Mary's

1020 McDowell St, Saint Marys, GA 31558

Provides: Assisted Living

Coastal Assisted Living of St. Marys is located in historic St. Marys, Georgia.  A quaint, serene and friendly town where one can experience the beauty of the waterfront and a village blending charm and southern hospitality.  Only 10 minutes from the submarine base of Kings Bay and 30...

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3.9(7 reviews)

We have recently moved mom into Coastal Senior Living and she is delighted to be with such warm and friendly people. The staff is very attentive to her needs and the place is extremely clean. We can see...

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Step 2: Identify the best memory care options in Fernandina Beach, Florida for your needs

To help you narrow down your options and choose the best memory care facility near you, some factors to consider include:

  • Memory care ratings and reviews. Our community reviews are submitted by people who have direct experience with the community. As you find memory care communities that interest you, read through the reviews: Do people have positive things to say about the community and their loved one’s experience there?
  • State licensing and regulations. Memory care communities are regulated by the state. Many states make information about community licensing, inspections, and violations available to the public. Is the community accredited? How long has it held this designation? Has the facility passed an inspection recently?
  • Specialized design. Does the community have wayfinding features, like signage and clearly marked doorways? If your loved one likes the outdoors, does the community have a healing garden or secure outdoor space?
  • Staff trained in dementia care. What specialized training do employees have? What’s the staff-to-resident ratio? Is the community staffed 24/7?
  • Memory care facility features and amenities. Does the community fit your loved one’s interests? For example, if they’re religious, is there an on-site chapel? If they value pampering and self-care, is there a beauty salon or barbershop?
  • Memory care activities. While cognitive therapies – like pet therapy and music therapy – can’t cure dementia, they can help stave off its progression and keep seniors alert and entertained. Consider asking communities if you can view a memory care activities calendar to see if there are singalongs, game nights, and supervised outings to keep your loved one socially involved.

Step 3: Compare the costs of memory care near Fernandina Beach, Florida

How much does memory care cost in Fernandina Beach, Florida? The answer varies based on location, floorplan options, amenities, and the level of care your loved one needs. Memory care facility costs in your area typically range between 3,505 to 0, with an average monthly cost for memory care of 4,877.

Families who need less expensive care and are flexible as far as location is concerned may consider nearby Hilliard, FL, where the average cost of a memory care facility is 3,580.

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Discover the many ways to pay for senior living

Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

More on paying for memory care

When determining how to pay for long-term care, most families end up using a variety of funding sources and strategies, such as:

Related: Visit our complete guide to paying for long-term care
All our payment advice in one place. This comprehensive resource contains detailed tips on how to plan and pay for senior living.

Step 4: Tour your top memory care communities in Fernandina Beach, Florida

Taking a tour is a crucial step in choosing a memory care facility. In fact, 97% percent of families took a tour before moving a parent to memory care, according to A Place for Mom’s family survey. Whether you tour in-person or virtually, this experience allows you to meet community staff, see the unit your family member would live in, and ask important questions.

Related: Feel confident and prepared with our memory care touring checklist

This downloadable guide helps you identify what to look for in a community and key questions to ask when you visit.

Step 5: Plan for how to move to memory care

The process of moving a parent to memory care typically starts with an empathetic conversation. Talking to a parent about memory care should happen at the right time and place, prioritizing your loved one’s comfort and privacy.

Related: Reference our complete senior living conversation guide

This detailed resource offers tips for starting a productive dialogue, getting your family on the same page, and considering next steps.

Prepare for a move to memory care

As it gets closer to move-in day, ease the transition to memory care by packing for your family member and beginning to personalize their space. The day of, acknowledge your loved one’s questions, encourage them to get involved in memory care activities, and have conversations with staff about what communication will be like moving forward.

Research services for seniors in Fernandina Beach, Florida

Financial assistance

Transportation

Health care

Senior activities

In Fernandina Beach, Florida, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Financial assistance

In Fernandina Beach, Florida, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Transportation

Fernandina Beach, Florida, somewhat car dependent. Seniors can expect to need a car for some errands. Transit options in Fernandina Beach include Nassau Transit, trolley, and taxi services. Seniors may receive fare discounts. Fernandina Beach has somewhat limited biking infrastructure and is somewhat walkable.

Health care

Fernandina Beach offers several health care providers for seniors wanting to be proactive about their health or for seniors seeking treatment for chronic conditions. The area has several hospitals, including Baptist Medical Center Nassau and Mayo Clinic Hospital.

Senior activities

Fernandina Beach, Florida, is known for the Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival, along with a variety of activities and entertainment. Explore the Marlin and Barrel Distillery, horseback riding, kayak or boat tours, river cruises, the Amelia Island Museum of History, shopping, dining, and more. Nature-loving seniors can stay active by strolling along Fernandina’s Main Beach Park, where you can enjoy the beach, restaurants, or a comfortable bench as you look for dolphins.

What is memory care?

 Memory care supports the unique needs of seniors with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Memory care communities provide enhanced security, dementia therapies, and spaces designed to prevent wandering. Services in memory care facilities often include:

  • Medication management
  • Memory-enhancing activities
  • Help with personal care
  • Mobility assistance
  • 24-hour care and supervision
Complete guide to memory care

Frequently asked questions

The Windsor at Ortega, Osprey Village Assisted Living and The Windsor at San Pablo are the top rated memory care facilities near Fernandina Beach, Florida. See full list of communities.

There are 5 memory care facilities near Fernandina Beach, Florida. See the full list.

The 5 memory care facilities near you in Fernandina Beach, Florida typically provide housing, therapies, and care tailored to those who have Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. To find memory care in Fernandina Beach, Florida, browse our detailed listings showing photos, floor plans, amenities, activities, and reviews from real families.

Browse A Place for Mom’s listings for memory care in Fernandina Beach, Florida, to take a virtual tour. Our local senior living experts can arrange for a live tour of these communities as well.

The cost of memory care facilities in Fernandina Beach, Florida ranges from $3, 505 to $0. The average Memory Care cost in Fernandina Beach, Florida is $4, 877. Prices often vary based on care provided, amenities, unit size, and more. 

The cost of memory care in Fernandina Beach, Florida typically starts at $3, 505. A Place for Mom’s local, expert senior living advisors can help you find affordable memory care facilities near you and offer advice on how to lower costs and pay for care with VA benefits or public payment options.

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