The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Duarte, CA for 2023
There are 13 Memory Care Facilities in the Duarte area, with 1 in Duarte and 12 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Duarte is $5,729 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,349. Cheaper nearby regions include Monrovia with an average starting cost of $4,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 26 reviews below for memory care facilities in Duarte. Better rated regions include Azusa with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Duarte, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Duarte
Duarte, CA, is a suburb of Pasadena and home to 22,000 people. Just under 18 percent of Duarte's residents are seniors age 65 and over, many of them living with advanced Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's chorea or another form of dementia. For those seniors whose condition requires full-time residential care, Duarte has 12 memory care facilities to look after their needs in a safe environment. These needs include assistance from staff with the activities of daily living, such as personal care and meals, as well as physical and mental therapy that may have been prescribed by a doctor. As residential care facilities, all of Duarte's memory care properties are licensed through the California Department of Social Services Adult Care Licensing program, which inspects facilities throughout the state.
- Duarte's climate is broadly similar to that of nearby Pasadena, which is the nearest large city. Summer highs reach an average of 91 degrees, while very mild winters average 47 degrees in December and January. Duarte gets 21 inches of rain in a typical year, which can raise pollen counts and aggravate the symptoms of some seniors with asthma.
- The cost of living is 67 percent higher than the average cost nationwide. This is just slightly lower than California's overall cost of living, which is 69 percent higher than the national average. Healthcare is somewhat more affordable in Duarte, where costs average 12 percent lower than the national average.
- Crime is lower in Duarte than it is across most of the country. While theft and other property crimes are about average, violent crime is relatively rare. Overall, the crime rate is around 20 percent lower in Duarte than it is in the rest of the country.
- The Duarte area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Queen of the Valley Hospital and Methodist Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Duarte
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Duarte start around $5,729 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 Duarte 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 Duarte
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 Duarte
Duarte 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 Duarte, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Directory of Winners in the Duarte Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Duarte
Duarte-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.