14 Memory Care Facilities near Chula Vista, CA
There are 14 Memory Care Facilities in the Chula Vista area, with 7 in Chula Vista and 7 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Chula Vista is $5,394 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,950. Cheaper nearby regions include National City with an average starting cost of $4,262.
To help you with your search, browse the 28 reviews below for memory care facilities in Chula Vista. On average, consumers rate memory care in Chula Vista 4.6 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Imperial Beach with an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 7 families in Chula Vista find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Chula Vista, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Chula Vista, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Chula Vista
More than 10 percent of Chula Vista's 210,000 residents are 65 years of age or older, and while many live independently, some require specialized memory care and support for dementia disorders such as Alzheimer's. Throughout the state of California, an estimated 650,000 seniors have been diagnosed with some form of dementia.
In Chula Vista and its surrounding areas, 19 memory care facilities provide memory care to seniors who require it. The California Department of Social Services regulates memory care facilities, which are officially known in California as residential care facilities, and they often provide both memory care and assisted living services.
- The Chula Vista area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care such as Scripps Mercy Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Chula Vista is a relatively safe city with low crime rates, so seniors and their loved ones can live in the area without too much concern for safety. Residents have only a one in 62 chance of becoming the victim of a violent crime and a one in 379 chance of becoming the victim of a property crime. By comparison, the average California resident has a one in 39 chance of becoming the victim of a violent crime and a one in 225 chance of becoming the victim of a property crime — both higher than in Chula Vista.
- All forms of retirement income are fully taxed at the state level in California, which has some of the highest tax rates in the country. If seniors and their families have a tight budget for memory care, they may wish to consider a state that's more retirement-friendly tax-wise.
- Minimal precipitation and a comfortable year-round climate make Chula Vista a popular destination for retirees. Throughout January, the city's average low temperature is only 45 degrees so seniors can enjoy spending time outdoors more often than in many other U.S. cities.
Paying for Memory Care in Chula Vista
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Chula Vista start around $5,343 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,071 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Chula Vista 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 Chula Vista
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 Chula Vista
Chula Vista 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 Chula Vista, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Chula Vista
Chula Vista-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 Chula Vista
Review of Ivy Park at Otay Ranch
Ivy Park at Otay Ranch was absolutely gorgeous. It's newer, and everybody was super nice and informative. They gave me a tour of the place. It's really nice, and I think mom would like it there. I ... Read more
Review of Sunrise of Bonita
My mother-in-law already moved to Sunrise of Bonita. I like that it's on the small side, and that she would get really good care. I liked all of the people that we met. They were very very good, ve... Read more
Review of St. Paul's Plaza
St. Paul' Plaza is opulent as far as the amenities. They have a pub. They have different types of food that you can order a la carte. The facility itself is brand new (I think). It looked brand new... Read more