8 Memory Care Facilities near Highland, CA
There are 8 Memory Care Facilities in the Highland area, with 2 in Highland and 6 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Highland is $4,697 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include San Bernardino with an average starting cost of $4,150.
To help you with your search, browse the 24 reviews below for memory care facilities in Highland. On average, consumers rate memory care in Highland 3.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include San Bernardino with an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Highland, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Highland
Highland, CA, is a partly rural suburb of San Bernardino, set against the hills of Southern California's High Desert. Home to 55,000 people, roughly 5,000 of them seniors age 65 and over, Highland's 90 memory care facilities are home to many local seniors with Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease, Parkinson's disease and other advanced forms of dementia.
Many of Highland's memory care properties are part of senior care networks, and several sites are located adjacent to assisted living communities where many other seniors live and can easily visit. Residential adult care in California is licensed through the California State Department of Social Services Adult Care Licensing Program.
- Highland is a dry, hot place in summer, with daily high temperatures averaging 96 degrees Fahrenheit. This can cause issues for seniors with COPD, who might find the dust the Santa Ana winds bring in troubling. Winters are mild here, with average December lows reaching 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Highland is semi-arid, and only gets 16 inches of rain in a typical year, though California's frequent droughts reduce even that in some years.
- Highland's cost of living is somewhat higher than the national median, though it is reasonable by California's standards. Across categories, Highland residents can expect to pay around 26 percent more for all costs than the national average, though health care costs, which are of special concern to seniors, is 17 percent less expensive here than it is nationally.
- Overall, Highland's crime rates are almost exactly equal to the national rate, but with a positive difference. Violent crime is very low here, and most of the categories driving up the general crime stats are property and theft related.
- The Highland area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Dignity Health Medical Group - Inland Empire and Dignity Health - St. Bernardine Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Highland
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Highland start around $5,097 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,043 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Highland 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 Highland
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 Highland
Highland 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 Highland, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Directory of Winners in the Highland Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Highland
Highland-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.
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Highland
Review of Brightwater Senior Living of Highland
My parents were residents of Brightwater Senior Living of Highland. The staff comes in and they're supposed to give them a bath, and we pay extra for things. But if they didn't want to the staff wo... Read more