9 Memory Care Facilities near Indio, CA
There are 9 Memory Care Facilities in the Indio area, with 3 in Indio and 6 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Indio is $3,166 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,860. Cheaper nearby regions include Twentynine Palms with an average starting cost of $2,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 16 reviews below for memory care facilities in Indio. Better rated regions include La Quinta with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Indio, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Indio
Indio is an oasis in Southern California's Palm Desert. Home to nearly 90,000 residents, 16.6 percent of whom are seniors age 65 and over, the Indio is home to eight memory care facilities for seniors with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. Patients who live in memory care are supervised full-time by staff who are trained to keep seniors safe and to follow seniors' treatment plans. This can be an ideal living arrangement for adults with Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Huntington's diseases.
Long-term residential care, which also includes the assisted living communities that are often located close by memory care properties, is regulated through the California Department of Social Services Adult Care Licensing Program.
- Indio's climate is very dry and warm. Winter breezes off the nearby Salton Sea take winter temperatures down to an average of 44 degrees Fahrenheit in December and January, but summer highs here soar to a midday average of 107 degrees. Indio is far inland, behind mountains, so it gets just 3.5 inches of rain in a given year.
- The cost of living in Indio is mixed between high, low and average, depending on the specific expense category. Housing here costs 55 percent more that the median home cost in the United States, which puts it in line with the rest of California. Seniors in memory care, however, can get healthcare for 16 percent less than the national average in Indio.
- Crime rates are 30 to 40 percent higher in Indio than it is elsewhere in the nation, though this is mostly property crimes such as theft and vandalism. Violent crime is generally low and kept to less serious categories like fighting, rather than crimes likely to trouble a senior under supervision in memory care.
- The Indio area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital and Eisenhower Health, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Indio
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Indio start around $3,166 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,999 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Indio 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 Indio
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 Indio
Indio 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 Indio, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Directory of Winners in the Indio Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Indio
Indio-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.