4 Memory Care Facilities in Humboldt County, CA
The average cost of memory care in Humboldt County is $5,500 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,800.
To help you with your search, browse the 2 reviews below for memory care facilities in Humboldt County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Humboldt County 4.0 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Humboldt County
Alzheimer's disease affects 8.1 percent, or about 11,000, of Humboldt County's residents who are 65 years of age and older. As the baby boomer generation ages, the number of seniors with dementia is expected to increase, along with the need for memory care services.
Humboldt County's four memory care facilities provide families with the peace of mind of knowing that their loved ones with dementia have access to trained, 24-hour care in a safe, specialized environment. Licensed by California's Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division, as Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFEs), these facilities cater mainly to seniors 60 and older.
- Although many seniors in memory care facilities spend the majority of their time indoors, they may also have one or more yards available for exercise purposes, weather permitting. Compared to the rest of the Golden State, the climate in Humboldt County tends to be a little cooler, rainier and more overcast. The average high temperature in summer is around 64 degrees. In the course of a typical year, the county receives about 42 inches of rain and only 177 days of sunshine.
- It's easier for families to budget for memory care if they know how much to set aside for seniors' other expenses, such as healthcare. In Humboldt County, the typical cost of healthcare is about 4 percent cheaper than the national average.
- Seniors who choose a memory care facility in Humboldt County can breathe easier knowing that the area has some of the cleanest air in California. The American Lung Association, which measures for the presence of several types of pollutants, has given Humboldt County straight A's for air quality.
- Humboldt County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in palliative care for Alzheimer's such as Redwood Memorial Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Humboldt County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Humboldt County start around $5,500 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,921 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Humboldt County 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 Humboldt County
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 Humboldt County
Humboldt County 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 Humboldt County, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Directory of Winners in the Humboldt County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Humboldt County
Humboldt County-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 Humboldt County, CA
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Humboldt County
Review of Sequoia Springs
The staff was very helpful. I didn't like that the rooms were very small. The ones I've toured were all very clean and have recently been recarpeted. I did like their dining facilities and the fact... Read more
Review of Sequoia Springs
I was very impressed with Sequoia Springs. It was a very good facility. I liked the way the people interact with each other. I liked the staff there, especially the lady who was in charged with the... Read more