59 Memory Care Facilities near Encinitas, CA
There are 59 Memory Care Facilities in the Encinitas area, with 3 in Encinitas and 56 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Encinitas is $6,666 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Carlsbad with an average starting cost of $5,163.
To help you with your search, browse the 114 reviews below for memory care facilities in Encinitas. On average, consumers rate memory care in Encinitas 3.9 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Carlsbad with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Encinitas, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Encinitas
Encinitas is a growing beach community of 63,000 people roughly halfway up the coast between San Diego and Carlsbad. Seniors account for 16.9 percent of the population in Encinitas, and those in need of help managing Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease, advanced Parkinson's disorder and various forms of dementia will find 21 memory care facilities in the city.
Memory care facilities in California are sometimes known as residential care facilities for the elderly (RCFEs), and they are often located on or near the grounds of assisted living communities in the same network. Memory care facilities in Encinitas are regulated by the California Department of Health and Human Services, which publishes guidelines and conducts periodic site inspections to ensure quality of care.
- Encinitas has a typically warm and dry Southern California climate. The July and August heat is manageable, at an average of 75 degrees, which is good for seniors who are sensitive to high temperatures. Winter lows average 47 degrees, which is fairly easy on seniors with COPD. Encinitas gets just 12 inches of rain a year, keeping down the allergen count, which is a relief for seniors with asthma.
- The cost of living can get high in Encinitas. Overall costs here run to 169 percent of the national average. The high cost of housing in town is the major driver of that, but health care, which is of special concern to seniors in memory care, is still 7 percent more expensive in Encinitas than the average cost nationwide.
- Encinitas is a very safe place for seniors, especially those who are continuously supervised in residential care. Violent crime rates in Encinitas are a third the average for the state of California, while property crime rates are about 40 percent lower than the state average.
- The Encinitas area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Scripps Memorial Hospital-Encinitas and Tri-City Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Encinitas
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Encinitas start around $6,666 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 Encinitas 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 Encinitas
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 Encinitas
Encinitas 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 Encinitas, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Encinitas
Encinitas-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.
Other Options in Encinitas, CA
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Encinitas
Review of Somerford Place of Encinitas
My 99 year old mother is a resident of Somerford. The Executive Director Sondra B. went above and beyond to facilitate the assessment, paperwork and move in process. Sondra is knowledgeable, comp... Read more
Review of Olivenhain Guest Home for Memory Care!
My mother has been at Olivenhain for over 7 months. We have been with her their daily to visit and help her adjust. The staff is far beyond caring and the homelike atmosphere is so much better than... Read more
Review of Somerford Place of Encinitas
I was not impressed with Somerford Place of Encinitas. It seemed very dated and dreary. They have four communities in their memory care, and they're very small with 14 people in each community. It ... Read more