47 Memory Care Facilities near Citrus Heights, CA
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There are 47 Memory Care Facilities in the Citrus Heights area, with 8 in Citrus Heights and 39 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Citrus Heights is $3,945 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900.
To help you with your search, browse the 97 reviews below for memory care facilities in Citrus Heights. On average, consumers rate memory care in Citrus Heights 4.1 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Carmichael with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Citrus Heights, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Citrus Heights, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Citrus Heights
California is home to nearly 40 million people, 15 percent of whom are over the age of 65, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The state capitol, Sacramento, is surrounded by smaller cities like Citrus Heights, which has many memory care facilities to house some of the state's 650,000 Alzheimer's and dementia patients.
Memory care providers in California are sometimes called residential care facilities for the elderly (RCFEs) by the state Department of Health and Human Services, which regulates and oversees the 51 memory care facilities in Citrus Heights. These facilities are often located in proximity to, or on the grounds of, associated assisted living communities, where many of the patients used to live, and where many of their friends still reside.
- Citrus Heights gets weather that is similar to nearby Sacramento, but with a generally lower allergen count because it is farther from both nearby rivers. Daily highs in summer run to 91 degrees Fahrenheit, which can be an issue for some seniors on the hottest 10 or 15 days in July. Winter lows average 54 degrees in December, which is mild enough for afternoons outdoors in a sweater.
- The cost of living in Citrus Heights is around 12 percent higher, on average, than is typical across the nation. Much of this is in housing, which does not usually affect seniors in memory care facilities. Other costs are lower, such as health care, which is just three percent higher than the national average rate, while utility costs are actually 11 percent lower than the national average.
- Crime rates in Citrus Heights are almost exactly in line with California's average, though certain categories are slightly lower than the state numbers. The chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Citrus Heights, for instance, is one in 220, while California's statewide average is one in 225. Property crime rates are higher, by close to 30 percent, which can be problematic for families concerned about theft and vandalism.
- The Citrus Heights area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Mercy San Juan and Mercy Folsom, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Citrus Heights
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Citrus Heights start around $3,945 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,048 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Citrus Heights 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 Citrus Heights
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 Citrus Heights
Citrus Heights 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 Citrus Heights, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Citrus Heights
Citrus Heights-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 Citrus Heights
Review of Citrus Heights Terrace
Cities Heights Terrace is a lifesaver for my family. They have caring staff, professional service and excellent leadership. The administrator Tina often works long hours to make sure all the thin... Read more
Review of Citrus Heights Terrace
My brother Sonny recently passed but he spent two years at Citrus Heights. I’m not going to describe the facility it’s best you take your love one for a visit. I’m best at letting you know as I hav... Read more
Review of Sun Oak Senior Living
My husband is in Sun Oak. They came very highly recommended. They're doing a great job with him, and I am very pleased. The staff is wonderful, that is why he is there. The food is good. The place ... Read more