The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Anaheim, CA for 2023
There are 70 Memory Care Facilities in the Anaheim area, with 6 in Anaheim and 64 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Anaheim is $4,193 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,354. Cheaper nearby regions include Buena Park with an average starting cost of $4,000.
To help you with your search, browse the 155 reviews below for memory care facilities in Anaheim. On average, consumers rate memory care in Anaheim 4.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Fullerton with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 11 families in Anaheim find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Anaheim, call (855) 863-8283.
Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Anaheim, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Anaheim
Anaheim is the second largest city in the Los Angeles metropolitan area with a population of about 352,000. Its senior population of 10.6 percent includes many of the 588,000 senior citizens in California with Alzheimer's disease. These residents are supported by 59 memory care facilities, which care for residents with cognitive impairments like dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Five of these facilities are within the city limits of Anaheim, while the other 54 are in surrounding cities like Buena Park and Santa Ana. Memory care facilities in California are regulated by that state’s Department of Social Services.
- Anaheim’s climate is particularly pleasant, which is a positive factor for senior citizens with reduced tolerance for cold. It has a comfort rating of 85 on a scale of 1 to 100, with a higher number indicating a more comfortable climate and a national average of 54. Anaheim's high ranking is due to its prevalence of temperatures in the 70s and low humidity. This city also has a narrow temperature range, with an average low temperature of 46 degrees in January and 85 degrees in July.
- Anaheim has a cost of housing that's three times the national average, typical for this metropolitan area. Transportation is the other significant living expense in Anaheim at 29 percent above average. The only inexpensive living necessity in this city is health care, which is 11 percent below average. Overall, the cost of living in Anaheim is 71 percent higher than average, which could be challenging for seniors on a fixed income to afford.
- The most significant aspect of Anaheim’s crime rate is that its rate of violent crime is much lower than the average rate for the Los Angeles metropolitan area. The violent crime rate in Anaheim is only 29.8 on a scale of one to 100, with a higher number indicating more crime. The metro area as a whole has a violent crime rate of 43.5, compared to the national average of 31.1.
- The air quality in Anaheim is noticeably lower than in most areas of the United States, which could be cause for concern if a senior already has respiratory problems. This city’s score on the National Air Toxics Assessment (NATA) is 51, compared to the national average of 58. This index measures the risk of respiratory conditions on a scale of one to 100, with higher numbers indicating better air quality.
Paying for Memory Care in Anaheim
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in California
Memory Care costs in Anaheim start around $4,193 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 Anaheim 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 Anaheim
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 Anaheim
Anaheim 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 Anaheim, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Anaheim
Anaheim-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.
Other Options in Anaheim, CA
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Anaheim
Review of Brookdale Anaheim
Brookdale Anaheim was very lovely and very nice, but it's too big for my husband and too extensive for him to maneuver. The staff was very lovely though and everybody was friendly. When you walked ... Read more
Review of Brookdale Anaheim
We went to tour Brookdale Anaheim. Very friendly staff. They have little places where they could put on jewelry or change baby doll clothes. The floors were just vinyl floors. It wasn't in a good s... Read more
Review of Karlton Residential Care Center
My dad is a resident of Karlton Residential Center. They communicate rather well, they text me all the time with updates that let me know how he's doing. Because of COVID, the visitations are limit... Read more