26 Memory Care Facilities near Irvine, CA
There are 26 Memory Care Facilities in the Irvine area, with 10 in Irvine and 16 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Irvine is $2,903 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,860. Cheaper nearby regions include Laguna Woods with an average starting cost of $2,200.
To help you with your search, browse the 46 reviews below for memory care facilities in Irvine. On average, consumers rate memory care in Irvine 4.9 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Orange with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Irvine, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Irvine
In California, an estimated 650,000 seniors live with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. In a city such as Irvine, where more than 10 percent of the population is over 65 years old, the need for memory care facilities is considerable. These facilities, which provide specialized residential care to seniors who suffer from dementia disorders such as Alzheimer's and Huntington's, are often housed alongside assisted living facilities, which are officially known as "Residential Care Facilities" (RCFs) in the state of California.
Seniors who require residential memory care have 60 facilities to choose from in the Irvine area. Ten of these facilities are located in Irvine and 50 more are located in nearby cities such as Costa Mesa and Newport Beach.
- Seniors can live in Irvine without fearing for their safety, as crime rates in the area are considerably low. Only 0.65 violent crimes and 15.86 property crimes occur per 1,000 residents in Irvine each year. These rates are much lower than even the state averages, which are 4.45 for violent crimes and 25.53 for property crimes per 1,000 residents each year.
- Seniors who are on a limited budget may want to consider California's tax rates before settling on a memory care facility in Irvine. California's income tax rates are some of the highest rates in the nation, and the state fully taxes all forms of retirement income, including pension and retirement savings.
- The Irvine area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia disorders such as Hoag Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Seniors who enjoy spending time outdoors will appreciate Irvine's year-round climate. The area gets very little precipitation and has moderate temperatures during the entire year. Throughout July, the average high temperature is a mild 83 degrees Fahrenheit, and in January, the average low is a comfortable 46 degrees. By comparison, the national July high is 86 degrees and the national January low is 22 degrees, on average.
Paying for Memory Care in Irvine
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Irvine start around $2,863 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 Irvine 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 Irvine
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 Irvine
Irvine 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 Irvine, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Irvine
Irvine-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 Irvine, CA
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Irvine
Review of Irvine Cottages 2
I can not say enough about our wonderful experience with Irvine Cottages. Mom lived in two of the cottages for almost two years during the end stages of her dementia. The staff is excellent, and ... Read more
Review of Irvine Cottages 14
Irvine Cottages saved my family during a very difficult time. They cared for my sister with younger-onset Alzheimer’s with love and devotion until she passed on April 23rd. Their staff was comple... Read more
Review of Irvine Cottages 14
It was a great facility. Clean and well looked after. The staff was kind. Read more