44 Memory Care Facilities near Fountain Valley, CA
There are 44 Memory Care Facilities in the Fountain Valley area, with 1 in Fountain Valley and 43 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Fountain Valley is $5,495 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,860. Cheaper nearby regions include Huntington Beach with an average starting cost of $5,384.
To help you with your search, browse the 78 reviews below for memory care facilities in Fountain Valley. On average, consumers rate memory care in Fountain Valley 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Costa Mesa with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Fountain Valley
Fountain Valley is a city of approximately 56,000 people located in Orange County, California. Across the county, officials estimate that over 84,000 people are affected by dementia. Most of them are seniors, part of the same 65 and older age group that makes up about 8 percent of Fountain Valley's population.
For families considering memory care for their loved ones, many options are available from which to choose in the Fountain Valley area. More than 175 different memory care facilities are available in Fountain Valley and communities close by, such as Costa Mesa and Huntington Beach.
Memory care facilities in Fountain Valley and throughout the state are known as Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFEs). However, not all RCFEs provide memory care services. Facilities admitting persons diagnosed with dementia must meet additional requirements to provide safety and security.
- For seniors who will be spending part of their day outdoors, Fountain Valley offers one of the country's most pleasant year-round climates, with average annual temperatures ranging from a low of 47 degrees Fahrenheit to a high of 78 degrees Fahrenheit.
- The Fountain Valley area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the UCI Health Memory Disorders Program, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The air in Fountain Valley may put seniors' health at risk. According to the American Lung Association, Orange County has some of the worst rates of ozone and particle pollution in the country. Seniors and their families may want to talk to their doctor about the impact of air pollution in the city, especially if respiratory conditions like COPD, asthma or emphysema are a concern.
- The city's high cost of living may be a barrier for some seniors and their families. Overall, living costs in Fountain Valley are above the California state average and roughly twice as much as the national average.
Paying for Memory Care in Fountain Valley
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Fountain Valley start around $5,495 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Fountain Valley 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 Fountain Valley
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 Fountain Valley
Fountain Valley 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 Fountain Valley, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Directory of Winners in the Fountain Valley Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Fountain Valley
Fountain Valley-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 Fountain Valley
Review of Carmel Village Retirement Community
I chose Carmel Village because it seemed like a place that would be a good fit for my friend. It's a well kept community, it has a memory care unit, and the place is very clean. The people that I s... Read more