6 Memory Care Facilities near Corte Madera, CA
There are 6 Memory Care Facilities in the Corte Madera area, with 1 in Corte Madera and 5 nearby.
To help you with your search, browse the 17 reviews below for memory care facilities in Corte Madera. On average, consumers rate memory care in Corte Madera 1.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Kentfield with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Corte Madera, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Corte Madera
Corte Madera is a small community north of San Francisco. The Alzheimer's Association projects over 650,000 Californians have been diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer's disease and require treatment in a dedicated memory care facility. Corte Madera has a population of just 9,800, 18 percent of whom are seniors 65 and older. Those in Corte Madera who need specialized care for dementia will find dozens of memory care facilities in the surrounding area.
The California Department of Social Services regulates and licenses memory care facilities, including those exclusively dedicated to dementia treatment and those that are a separate part of a larger assisted living community. These regulations include 24-hour supervision and specific training for all staff members.
The Bay Area, of which Corte Madera is part, has moderate temperatures year-round for cooler summers and snowless winters. January lows are in the mid-40s, while July high temperatures reach into the low 70s. Seniors with health conditions aggravated by wide temperature fluctuations will likely be comfortable here.
- The San Francisco metro area has very poor air quality according to the American Lung Association. Corte Madera residents are affected, as well, due to their proximity to the metro area. Those in memory care with chronic respiratory conditions should take this into account.
Corte Madera's cost of living is three times the national average, due to housing costs, which are more than 7 times the rest of the U.S. These high housing costs may affect memory care fees, as the cost of doing business for many of these places may increase. Groceries and healthcare are right around the national average.
- The San Francisco area, including Corte Madera, is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the San Francisco Brain Health Center - California Pacific Medical Center and the University of California - San Francisco Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Corte Madera
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Corte Madera start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,057 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Corte Madera 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 Corte Madera
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 Corte Madera
Corte Madera 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 Corte Madera, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Directory of Winners in the Corte Madera Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Corte Madera
Corte Madera-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.
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Corte Madera
Review of Aegis of Corte Madera
The room in memory care was charming, but as my mother was not regularly taken to the toilet, it smelled like urine. I was overcharged for substandard adult diapers. Meals were often sandwiches a... Read more