9 Memory Care Facilities near Camarillo, CA
There are 9 Memory Care Facilities in the Camarillo area, with 4 in Camarillo and 5 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Camarillo is $4,871 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,860. Cheaper nearby regions include Oxnard with an average starting cost of $3,613.
To help you with your search, browse the 2 reviews below for memory care facilities in Camarillo. On average, consumers rate memory care in Camarillo 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Oxnard with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Camarillo, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Camarillo
Camarillo, a small city in Ventura County north of Los Angeles, has three memory care facilities serving residents with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. The California Department of Public Health licenses them as residential care facilities for the elderly and in Camarillo, they are often a separate part of assisted living facilities. Many hundreds of similar facilities are found just to the south in Oxnard and greater Los Angeles.
The population of Camarillo is 65,000 plus, and nearly 19 percent of them are over 65 years, a substantially higher percentage than found in California at 13.9 percent. The Alzheimer’s Association projects that 65,000 people in California have Alzheimer’s.
- The cost of living in Camarillo ranks well over the average for the U.S., with an index of 172. California’s cost of living stands at 169 and the U.S. at 100. The median home costs in Camarillo stand at $624,300 compared to $216,200 for the U.S. as a whole. These high housing values enable Camarillo families whose loved ones need memory care services to better afford them. Other measures of affordability in Camarillo like food, health care and utilities fall below the national average.
- Crime rates in Camarillo are below the state and national averages. The national rate for violent crime is 31.1 and 23.8 in Camarillo. Property crime is even lower at 23.4, while the U.S. rate is 38.1.
- The climate in Camarillo is among the most hospitable in the country. High temperatures sit in the 70s during the spring, summer and fall and dip to the mid-60s during December, January and February. Lows are in the 60s during warm months but do drop to the 40s and 50s during the winter.
Since the Pacific is so close by, freezing weather and snowfall are uncommon. The dry season occurs during the summer and the winter rains come from the Pacific Northwest. These storms can bring flooding rains and cold temperatures.
- Camarillo is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Camarillo
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Camarillo start around $5,251 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Camarillo 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 Camarillo
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 Camarillo
Camarillo 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 Camarillo, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Camarillo
Camarillo-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 Camarillo
Review of Brookdale Camarillo
I went to Brookdale Camarillo. I didn't like it as much. I didn't like the food particularly, and the girl wasn't as knowledgeable. My husband liked it because he said it felt more homey to him, bu... Read more