Page Reviewed / Updated - July 08, 2020
Sitting on the Gulf of Mexico, Naples, Florida, is renowned for world-class culture, shopping and dining. The city of over 22,000 is the number one place to retire in Florida and the nation, according to SmartAsset, which based its decision on tax benefits, health care access and opportunities for social enrichment. Naples offers sunshine-loving seniors long stretches of beach shorelines, preserves, parks and cultural experiences to share with family and friends.
Assisted living in the Naples area costs about $4,195 per month. The cost of memory care is typically 25% higher, so seniors can expect to pay about $5,244 monthly for the additional services in Naples. This is almost $1,000 costlier than the state average of $4,375 but not much higher than the national monthly median cost of $5,064.
Naples is a premier retirement destination with plentiful providers serving individuals with dementia. We have compiled the following list of the area’s outstanding memory care communities.
1155 Encore Way
Naples, FL 34110
Opal at North Naples is the only memory care provider in the Naples area that offers an intimate, cottage-style setting. This secured, secluded community sits next to preserved land, giving residents plenty of space and opportunities to experience the beauty of Florida’s natural outdoors. Opal features exclusive wellness and social programs and activities to foster physical, mental and emotional well-being. Specially trained nurses and caregivers work in teams around the clock to render world-class, personalized care whenever needed. We included Opal at North Naples on our list because of its unique cottage model.
3490 Thrive Drive
Naples, FL 34105
Family-operated Keystone Place at Naples Preserve features a holistic memory care community known for sophistication, comfort and security. Private, beautifully appointed and spacious studio suites are designed for easy movement. Caregivers formulate individualized care plans that ensure dignity and honor each resident’s personal history, strengths, values and family connections. Seniors here have access to a wealth of enriching activities and events, including aquacise, games, pet therapy, live music and spiritual services. Pets are allowed on a case-by-case basis. Keystone Place at Naples Preserve is included on our list because of its exemplary, discreet care.
6125 Rattlesnake Hammock Road
Naples, FL 34113
Arden Courts of Lely Palms is dedicated exclusively to superior memory care. Specially trained caregivers tend to each resident’s needs according to a personalized care plan. The community features inviting common spaces and walking paths within secured, enclosed courtyards. Its evidence-based design ensures safety and a comforting sense of home that facilitates as much independence as possible. Health services include 24-hour supervision, hourly safety checks, monitoring of vital signs and assistance with arranging medical care. The staff also works extensively to enhance communication, orientation and management of challenging behaviors.
1260 Creekside Boulevard
Naples, FL 34109
Bayshore Memory Care combines the latest dementia research, an award-winning memory care program and individualized personal service to inspire joy and purpose within each resident. Daily wellness assessments and on-site therapies add convenience and build familiarity between residents and caregivers. Activity directors seek input from residents and their families to plan fulfilling social opportunities. Interactive life stations foster engagement and curiosity, and spiritual wellness programs nurture the mind and soul. Bayshore's parent company, Life Care Services, ranked highest in customer satisfaction in the J.D. Power 2019 Senior Living Study, so we included this community on our list.
101 Cypress Way East
Naples, FL 34110
Naples Green Village welcomes seniors to spacious, secured living spaces, attentive care and a host of perks and conveniences. Private and companion suites come with walk-in showers and an emergency call system. Residents can engage with neighbors, friends and family through a user-friendly software program that provides recreational and social connection as well as memory care engagement. A 3-acre outdoor courtyard invites seniors to relax and soak in the Florida sunshine. A music room, game room and library offer opportunities for cognitive stimulation and interaction. We chose Naples Green Village for its innovative use of technology to foster independence.
8460 Murano Del Lago Drive
Estero, FL 34135
At American House Coconut Point, a breathtaking three-story atrium welcomes seniors to luxurious senior living with a family-style atmosphere. Private apartments in the Memory Care Neighborhood are well-appointed and spacious, suitable for entertaining family and friends. The community serves memory care residents with compassion through its proprietary memory enrichment program. Seniors have access to 24/7 medical assistance and five daily social opportunities that encourage engagement, physical fitness and mental and spiritual well-being. This community is next door to ER services and a shopping mall. We included American House Coconut here because of its posh yet close-knit ambiance.
4800 Aston Gardens Way
Naples, FL 34109
Aston Gardens at Pelican Marsh offers SHINE Memory Care in its secured dementia community. The research-based program incorporates sensory activities, music, spiritual services and creative pursuits for physical, intellectual and emotional well-being. Residents have access to 24/7 concierge service and medical assistance. An elegant dining room in the Grande Clubhouse invites seniors to feast on chef-inspired gourmet cuisine every day. Residents can visit local entertainment, shopping and religious venues with scheduled transportation or arrange for a personal driver for appointments and excursions. We included Ashton Gardens at Pelican Marsh because of its immersive memory care program.
15450 Tamiami Trail North
Naples, FL 34110
With a dedicated 24-hour licensed staff, All Seasons Naples offers specialized memory care accommodations and services designed to promote familiarity, dignity and overall well-being. Its enrichment program caters to the residents’ diverse interests and passions with scheduled fitness classes, live performances, art classes and cooking demonstrations. Seniors can also join in fun, interactive day trips to historical, cultural and musical venues. Each day in the Memory Care Dining Room and Bistro, the culinary team prepares fresh, restaurant-style meals with excellent service that rival nearby fine restaurants. All Seasons Naples earned a place on our list because of its robust social calendar and stellar dining service.
111 Moorings Park Drive
Naples, FL 34105
Orchid Terrace employs the Best Friends approach of person-centered care to engage seniors and help them feel respected and safe. The community provides various levels of memory care to accommodate progressive needs. Student volunteers cultivate relationships with residents while assisting them in creating art. Cuing services and destination-oriented locations help ensure familiarity and ease of movement. Outdoor patios and gardens promote a sense of independence within a safe setting. A culinary team, including a chef and registered dietitians, creates extensive menus for a wholesome, exceptional dining experience. We chose Orchid Terrace because of its multitiered approach to memory care.
26455 South Tamiami Trail
Bonita Springs, FL 34134
Renaissance at the Terraces emphasizes the preservation of dignity and the involvement of loved ones in its approach to memory care. Its secure environment includes dedicated licensed nurses and 24/7 certified nurse aide assistance. Life skills stations offer sensory stimulation and enhance long-term memory, and individual memory boxes help seniors find their residences on their own. Residents can experience white-linen dining with scrumptious chef-prepared meals. A protected sensory garden and common areas provide inviting spaces for enjoying the outdoors and sitting with family. We included Renaissance at the Terraces on our list because of its first-class facilities and compassionate care.