The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Carmichael, CA for 2023
There are 55 Memory Care Facilities in the Carmichael area, with 10 in Carmichael and 45 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Carmichael is $5,361 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,349. Cheaper nearby regions include Rancho Cordova with an average starting cost of $4,600.
To help you with your search, browse the 116 reviews below for memory care facilities in Carmichael. On average, consumers rate memory care in Carmichael 4.7 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Gold River with an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 14 families in Carmichael find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Carmichael, call (855) 863-8283.
Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Carmichael, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Carmichael
There are around 650,000 Californians with Alzheimer's disease and the state established the California Alzheimer's Disease Centers (CADCs) in 1984 to research the condition and provide quality care to Californians living with it. In the city of Carmichael, where over 19 percent of the population is aged 65 and over, there are five memory care facilities that specialize in dementia care with another 26 in nearby communities.
These facilities are called Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly and are licensed and monitored by the California Adult Care Licensing Program. There are specific requirements for the building, staff numbers and staff training that must be met by facilities that cater to residents with dementia.
- Income from retirement funds and pensions are fully-taxed in California and the rates are among the highest in the country, although Social Security Income is exempt. Sales taxes in the state are also high, which may impact the funds seniors have available for memory care.
- Sacramento County, including Carmichael, has poor air quality. In the State of the Air 2018 report it received failing grades in 24-hour particle pollution and ozone pollution from the American Lung Association. This may have health impacts on seniors who have respiratory conditions.
- The Carmichael area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Mercy San Juan Medical Center in the event of medical emergencies or illness. It is also close to facilities specializing in brain health and dementia care such as UC Davis Health.
- The Sperling cost of living index rates Carmichael's cost of living at 142, higher than the national average of 100. This is mainly due to the impact of high housing prices and some expenses are closer to the national average. Healthcare is rated 90 by the index, making it less expensive than the U.S. average of 100, which means cost savings for seniors with health conditions.
Paying for Memory Care in Carmichael
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Carmichael start around $5,277 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 Carmichael 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 Carmichael
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 Carmichael
Carmichael 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 Carmichael, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Carmichael
Carmichael-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 Carmichael
Review of Sunrise of Carmichael
Everything about Sunrise of Carmichael was good. I liked that they go engage with the residents pretty much all day and that they have plenty of activities for them, as well as meals and medical as... Read more
Review of Atria El Camino Gardens
My mom is a resident of Atria El Camino Gardens, and I found no negatives to the facility. There are always limitations for what they can do. They have a nice, quiet courtyard for the people in mem... Read more
Review of Sunrise of Carmichael
Sunrise of Carmichael was a good location. It looked very clean and new. They had an experienced staff because they have registered nurses, so they can get more care than maybe some of the other fa... Read more