3 Memory Care Facilities in Grass Valley, CA
The average cost of memory care in Grass Valley is $6,257 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Auburn with an average starting cost of $3,863.
To help you with your search, browse the 2 reviews below for memory care facilities in Grass Valley. On average, consumers rate memory care in Grass Valley 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Granite Bay with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Grass Valley
Grass Valley is a quiet outlying suburb of the Sacramento metropolitan area, set halfway up into the Foothills area at the base of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Roughly 26.5 percent of Grass Valley's 13,000 people are seniors age 65 and over, many of them living with Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia that requires full-time supervision in a memory care facility.
Grass Valley has three memory care facilities to look after seniors with dementia. Memory care is regulated as a form of residential care by the state and licensed by the California Department of Social Services Adult Care Licensing program, which inspects facilities around the state.
- Grass Valley has a climate that's typical of the hill terrain of Northern California, with mild summers and sometimes chilly winters. Summer highs average 87 degrees in August, and lows average 33. Grass Valley gets 54 inches of rain and 9 inches of snow in a typical year.
- Grass Valley's cost of living is high by national standards, but it's low by the standards of California. Overall, it is 31 percent more expensive to live in Grass Valley than in a similar-sized city nationally, but this is low compared with the 69 percent premium that's typical for California. Healthcare is actually less expensive, by about 1 percent of total cost, in Grass Valley than the national average paid elsewhere in the country.
- Crime rates are relatively high in Grass Valley, though the categories of reported incidents are heavily weighted toward nonviolent offenses. Property crimes, such as theft, are twice as common in Grass Valley as the national average, while the city can go over a decade without fatalities or more than a handful of assaults.
- The Grass Valley area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital and Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Grass Valley
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Grass Valley start around $6,257 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,850 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Grass 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 Grass 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 Grass Valley
Grass 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 Grass Valley, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Directory of Winners in the Grass Valley Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Grass Valley
Grass 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.
Other Options in Grass Valley, CA
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Grass Valley
Review of Brunswick Village
The warmth and caring nature of the staff sets Brunswick Village apart. My mother was in the memory care wing for 3 years and thrived there. The small number of residents and the consistent staff ... Read more
Review of Brunswick Village
I wouldn't rate Brunswick Village as high as the other community I saw. It was not well taken care of nor as bright and cheery. The food and staff were fine. They were congenial and friendly. Read more