The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Agoura Hills, CA for 2023
There are 28 Memory Care Facilities in the Agoura Hills area, with 2 in Agoura Hills and 26 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Agoura Hills is $5,872 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,349. Cheaper nearby regions include West Hills with an average starting cost of $5,780.
To help you with your search, browse the 37 reviews below for memory care facilities in Agoura Hills. On average, consumers rate memory care in Agoura Hills 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Agoura Hills, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Agoura Hills
Agoura Hills straddles the border between Los Angeles and Ventura counties and has a population of 20,692, including 2,835 aged 65 and older. In L.A. County, 175,000 residents are living with Alzheimer's disease or a related memory impairment, and that figure is expected to increase to 275,000 by 2030.
To care for older adults with dementia, assisted living facilities must apply for a license and become a residential care facility for the elderly. They must also follow strict regulations and provide added security measures before admitting patients who have been diagnosed with any type of dementia. Agoura Hills and the surrounding area is home to more than a dozen memory care facilities that are regulated by the California Senior Care Licensing Program.
- The Agoura Hills area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as the UCLA Medical Center and the Los Robles Regional Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illnesses.
- With a cost of living index above 225, residents of Agoura Hills spend 127 percent more on essential living expenses compared to the national average and nearly 60 percent more than other California residents. This is mainly due to the high cost of housing. Fortunately, healthcare rates are 15 percent lower than the U.S. average and 8 points below California's average, which may affect the affordability of services offered by RCFEs.
- In California, seniors do not have to pay income tax on their Social Security payments or Railroad Retirement benefits. However, all other sources of retirement income are taxed normally. This may affect the availability of funds needed for medical services or memory care.
- The number of property crimes and violent offenses in Agoura Hills is lower than the national and metropolitan averages. Still, families seeking memory care may want to ask about specific security safeguards offered by each facility that they're considering.
Paying for Memory Care in Agoura Hills
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Agoura Hills start around $5,322 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,525 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Agoura Hills 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 Agoura Hills
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in California 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 California page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Agoura Hills
Agoura Hills 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 Agoura Hills, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Agoura Hills
Agoura Hills-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in California are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in California page for more information about these laws.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Agoura Hills
Review of Meadowbrook Senior Living at Agoura Hills
My mother has moved into Meadowbrook Senior Living at Agoura Hills. It's a very clean and nice operation. They've been adhering to the COVID rules of masks and visitors checking in and having to ha... Read more
Review of Meadowbrook Senior Living at Agoura Hills
My dad moved to the memory care of Meadowbrook Senior Living from assisted living. They're wonderful, I love it up there, and it's a perfect thing for him. The staff keep it very nice, it's a very ... Read more