The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Carson, CA for 2023
There are 20 Memory Care Facilities in the Carson area, with 1 in Carson and 19 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Carson is $3,700 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,349.
To help you with your search, browse the 53 reviews below for memory care facilities in Carson. Better rated regions include Torrance with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Carson, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Carson
Carson is located in Los Angeles County, California, where nearly 150,000 seniors have been diagnosed with dementia. There are 14 memory care facilities to support seniors with dementia in the Carson area, where more than 15 percent of the population is aged 65 years or older.
These facilities, known officially in California as residential care facilities (RCFs), are often housed alongside assisted living facilities. This is because the regulations for memory care and assisted living are nearly the same. The California Department of Social Services is responsible for overseeing the operation of RCFs.
- The Carson area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care such as Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The air quality in Los Angeles County is known to be the worst in the country. Seniors, particularly those who've been diagnosed with cardiovascular disease, respiratory illness or certain cancers, may find that simply breathing the air in Carson affects their condition.
- The climate in Carson is moderate throughout the year with an average high temperature in July of 79 degrees and an average low temperature in January of 48 degrees. Some seniors and their families might want to inquire about outdoor space when touring memory care facilities to ensure that residents have the chance to enjoy the weather on warmer days.
- The cost of living in Carson is nearly 70 percent higher than the average U.S. city. Some seniors and their families may find that costs in the city are too expensive. For those with tight budgets, it may be a good idea to consider memory care facilities in a less expensive part of the state.
Paying for Memory Care in Carson
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Carson start around $3,500 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 Carson 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 Carson
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 Carson
Carson 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 Carson, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Carson
Carson-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.