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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 Ruskin.

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 Ruskin, Florida

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Memory Care

Average starting price $4,261/month
Average starting price $3,635/month
Average starting price $6,150/month
Average starting price $3,126/month
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Average starting price $1,605/month
Recent reviews of Memory Care in Ruskin, FL
Addington Place at College Harbor in Saint Petersburg, FL
4.4

My loved ones are happy at Addington Place. The community is beautiful and the staff really care about the residents. There are lots of activities available for the residents to participate in. They truly have something for everyone. There are two meals a day with the option to purchase a third meal. There are snacks readily available at anytime for the residents.

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Sun Towers in Sun City Center, FL
5.0

The service was outstanding because [of] the personnel [was] outstanding. The personnel [was] outstanding because the supervisory and management was outstanding.

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Westminster Shores in Saint Petersburg, FL
4.4

I began exploring retirement communities 2 years ago. I discovered Westminster Shores in September 2021. [Name removed] in sales guided me through the process, all online. I never felt the need to fly to FL from [location removed] to check things out. She sent me a video of my present home, a lovely villa in Westminster Shores. The move from [location removed] to FL was a challenge but I arrived here safely. Everyone, staff and residents have been so kind and friendly. The menus are incredibly delicious. I've made a friend who was introduced to me by [name removed]. She lives right next door and we do everything together. This was the best decision of my life and I have a brother in [location removed] who was very impressed by my photos and he may follow me here soon.

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Cypress Creek Assisted Living & Memory Care Residence

970 Cypress Village Blvd, Sun City Center, FL 33573 | 2.7 milesfrom Ruskin center

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

Welcome to Cypress Creek, Sun City Center’s premier senior living residence!Being privately owned and family operated, the rich heritage of Cypress Creek Assisted Living Residence is founded upon enhancing the quality of life through a family-focused model and personalized care.Since 1977, the...

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Beauty Salon
Enclosed Courtyard
4.4(25 reviews)

We have been very pleased with our experience at Cypress Creek. What stuck out to us about them was they had very nice private rooms and it was also a brand new facility in a great area. We also really liked...

Aston Gardens at Courtyards

231 Courtyards Blvd, Sun City Center, FL 33573 | 4 milesfrom Ruskin center

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

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Aston Gardens at The Courtyards is a well-established independent living and assisted living community offering Alzheimer's care in the heart of Sun City Center, Florida. Aston Gardens at The Courtyards sits within three miles of shopping, golfing, medical centers, a public library and many...

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Beauty Salon
Guest meals
4.3(13 reviews)

What really stood out to us was the longevity of the staff and their overall willingness to help our mother. Every morning at 10am they have exercises classes where you can sit or stand. They have bingo and...

Belvedere Commons of Sun City Center

758 Cortaro Dr, Sun City Center, FL 33573 | 3 milesfrom Ruskin center

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

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Belvedere Commons of Sun City Center is a vibrant assisted living and memory care community just minutes south of Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida. Uniquely placed in a beautiful residential setting, Belvedere Commons is a warm, supportive place to call home, and a wonderful place for friends...

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Beauty Salon
Enclosed Courtyard
4.1(29 reviews)

Belvedere Commons is not a pretentious or "glitzy" facility, but rather a "down home" kind of place. Looking around, one will notice that each resident is treated with individual care and respect. The...

Sun City Senior Living

3855 Upper Creek Drive, Ruskin, FL 33573 | 3.2 milesfrom Ruskin center

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

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Located in the heart of Sun City Center, Florida and convenient to Tampa, St. Petersburg and the beautiful beaches. Offering Assisted Living, Memory Care, Adult Day Care and Respite in the greater Tampa Bay Area. We are pet friendly, close to beaches, shopping and hospitals. We offer daycare from...

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Beauty Salon
Enclosed Courtyard
4.4(84 reviews)

The kitchen was clean and the food had a good variety. She is getting really good care. Go, look into it. It's an older facility but it has much more warmth and makes you feel comfortable. The people in the...

Inspired Living at Sun City Center

1320 33rd St. SE, Sun City Center, FL 33573 | 1.9 milesfrom Ruskin center

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

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Located just off Rt. 674 within quick access of I-75, Inspired Living at Sun City Center provides personalized care with assisted living services specifically designed for those with Alzheimer's disease, dementia or other memory impairments. Residents are truly at the center of their care,...

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Beauty Salon
Enclosed Courtyard
4.3(24 reviews)

The community is an excellent place for a loved one that needs assistance with memory care. This community is more set up for those residents that need memory care, and not for assisted living assistance, in...

Homewood at Sun City Center

3910 Galen Court, Sun City Center, FL 33573 | 3.3 milesfrom Ruskin center

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Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living

Here you’ll have the right care at the right time.Are you looking for a senior living community where you can access to different levels of care if you need it? At our CCRC, or Continuing Care Retirement Community, in Sun City Center, Florida,  you’ll have the care you need when you need it all...

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Beauty Salon
Enclosed Courtyard
4.5(11 reviews)

The staff members at Homewood are excellent and very friendly, they would be a five plus. We also think the value is good, and the care services are excellent. We think the rooms would be a five out of five.

Freedom Plaza, a CCRC

1010 American Eagle Blvd, Sun City Center, FL 33573 | 3.5 milesfrom Ruskin center

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

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Freedom Plaza: Assisted Living in Sun City Center, FLSometimes all you need is a helping hand, and that’s just what you’ll get at Freedom Plaza Assisted Living and Memory Care, the community for premier assisted living in Sun City Center, FL. We’ll help with all the basic activities of daily...

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Beauty Salon
Enclosed Courtyard
4.7(7 reviews)

Outstanding dining. Maintenance very good. Well organized with customer oriented service. Can't judge value, but costs not the highest or lowest of places visited.Right

Sun Towers

101 Trinity Lakes Drive, Sun City Center, FL 33573 | 4 milesfrom Ruskin center

Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living, Independent Living

4.8(42 reviews)

I am local, and researched many assisted living facilities in Sun City Center and found Sun Towers to be the best fit for my Dad. We moved him here July 2017 from Connecticut to be closer to me. All...

Plaza West at Sun City

912 American Eagle Blvd., Sun City Center, FL 33573 | 3.4 milesfrom Ruskin center

Provides: Assisted Living, Nursing Homes

Magnolia Senior Living

3935 Upper Creek Drive, Sun City Center, FL 33573 | 3.6 milesfrom Ruskin center

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Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living

We believe that when a resident walks in our door, he/she becomes a part of our family. We pledge to love and care for each resident as a mother, a father, an aunt, an uncle, a grandmother, or a grandfather. We extend this personal touch to all of our residents and will do all that we can to...

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Beauty Salon
Enclosed Courtyard
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Sun Terrace Health Care Ctr

105 Trinity Lakes Dr, Sun City Center, FL 33573 | 4 milesfrom Ruskin center

Provides: Assisted Living, Nursing Homes

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Step 2: Identify the best memory care options in Ruskin, 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 Ruskin, Florida

How much does memory care cost in Ruskin, 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 3,260 to 3,545, with an average monthly cost for memory care of 4,261.

Families who need less expensive care and are flexible as far as location is concerned may consider nearby Pinellas Park, FL, where the average cost of a memory care facility is 2,948.

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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 Ruskin, 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.

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

Savannah Court of Bartow, Arden Courts of Palm Harbor and Aravilla Clearwater are the top rated memory care facilities near Ruskin, Florida. See full list of communities.

There are 11 memory care facilities near Ruskin, Florida. See the full list.

The best memory care facilities near you in Ruskin, Florida are Cypress Creek Assisted Living & Memory Care Residence. These memory care communities received the highest rankings based on verified family reviews.

The 11 memory care facilities near you in Ruskin, Florida typically provide housing, therapies, and care tailored to those who have Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. To find memory care in Ruskin, 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 Ruskin, 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 Ruskin, Florida ranges from $3, 260 to $3, 545. The average Memory Care cost in Ruskin, Florida is $4, 261. Prices often vary based on care provided, amenities, unit size, and more. 

The cost of memory care in Ruskin, Florida typically starts at $3, 260. 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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