The 5 Best Memory Care Facilities in Chico, CA for 2023
The average cost of memory care in Chico is $6,340 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,480.
To help you with your search, browse the 24 reviews below for memory care facilities in Chico. On average, consumers rate memory care in Chico 4.2 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 5 families in Chico find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Chico, call (855) 863-8283.
Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Chico, CA
The Terraces of Chico
Windchime of Chico
Prestige Assisted Living at Chico
The Country Village
Amber Grove Place
Roseleaf Senior Care
What to Consider About Memory Care in Chico
Chico is located in Butte County in northern California and is home to just over 93,000 residents, more than 12 percent of whom are over the age of 65. While many of the seniors in Chico continue to live independently, those with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia may require care in one of the area's residential memory care facilities. Seniors who need this level of care can choose from eight facilities in the area, six of which are located in Chico and two that are located nearby in Oroville and Paradise. Several of these facilities are housed in the same community as assisted living facilities, as both levels of care are subject to similar rules and regulations in California. Throughout the state, communities that provide memory care and assisted living are officially known as residential care facilities.
- The Chico area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care such as Enloe Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Property crime rates in Chico are nearly double the state average, which may cause seniors and their loved ones to feel unsafe in the area. An average of 40.31 property crimes occurs per 1,000 residents each year in Chico, while only 25.53 property crimes occur per 1,000 residents on average throughout the state. This means that residents of Chico have a one in 25 chance of becoming the victim of a property crime, while the average California resident has only a one in 39 chance.
- Seniors with limited funds may wish to consider tax rates before settling on memory care in California. Retirement and social security income are fully taxed at the state level, which is one of the highest tax rates in the country.
- Chico's air quality has been assigned a passing grade by the American Lung Association. That means that seniors who have breathing difficulties or respiratory illness can live comfortably in the area without worrying that the air they breathe may worsen their condition.
Paying for Memory Care in Chico
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Chico start around $6,340 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,663 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Chico 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 Chico
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 Chico
Chico 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 Chico, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Chico
Chico-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 Chico
Review of Roseleaf Gardens
Roseleaf Gardens had low staff numbers. It didn't feel very inviting to put my mother there. The person that took us in for the interview was very friendly, knowledgeable, and caring. However, whil... Read more
Review of The Terraces of Chico
The Terraces of Chico was very clean. Their staff were very friendly, and the residents were also friendly. The staff who toured us was very informative, and energetic and provided the utmost carin... Read more
Review of Prestige Assisted Living at Chico
I toured Prestige Assisted Living at Chico. As soon as we walked in, it was a very cozy home-like setting, something that feels comfortable for anybody to live in, especially people with memory car... Read more
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