2 Memory Care Facilities in Fallbrook, CA
The average cost of memory care in Fallbrook is $4,702 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Vista with an average starting cost of $4,631.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Fallbrook
Fallbrook, CA, is a medium-sized inland community near San Clemente, immediately east of Camp Pendleton in the northern San Diego urban area. Roughly 30,000 people live in Fallbrook, 15 percent of them seniors age 65 and over, many of them living with Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease, Parkinson's disease or another form of dementia.
For seniors who need full-time supervision and help following their doctors' treatment plan, the area in and around Fallbrook has two memory care facilities maintained by trained staff. They assist seniors in their care with daily living activities, such as personal care and meal service, as well as helping with physical and mental therapy prescribed by a doctor. All residential care facilities in California are required by law to be licensed through the California Department of Social Services Adult Care Licensing Program, which inspects properties for quality of care.
Weather in Fallbrook is typical of the Temecula area, which is generally warm and dry. Summer highs here average 90 degrees with little or no rain. Winter lows average 44 with offshore breezes that keep the air clear of most allergens. Seniors who are sensitive to the heat may have issues outdoors in summer here, though cold weather and heavy storms are rare.
- Fallbrook's cost of living is 73 percent higher than the average cost of living in America. The cost to live in California is 69 percent above the national median, by contrast. Healthcare is relatively affordable in Fallbrook, costing just 85 percent as much as the typical expense paid nationally.
Crime in Fallbrook is almost exactly in line with national averages. Violent crime is not exceptionally common here, but even in the large nearby city of Temecula, property crimes are no more common than they are across the country.
- The Fallbrook area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Fallbrook Medical Center and Temecula Valley Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Fallbrook
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Fallbrook start around $4,702 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,939 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Fallbrook 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 Fallbrook
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 Fallbrook
Fallbrook 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 Fallbrook, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Directory of Winners in the Fallbrook Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Fallbrook
Fallbrook-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.