1 Memory Care Facility in Jackson, CA

Jackson Gardens Elder Care Home

Provides: Memory Care
185 Placer Drive, Jackson, CA 95642
"I had my Dad in this facility recently and he was given the best care,& love. The support from the staff was over and beyond,. Families should really read up and understand the final days of..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Jackson

    Jackson, CA, is the seat of Amador County and home to 4,700 people. A very high percentage of Jackson's residents, about 25 percent, are seniors aged 65 and over, many of whom have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. For those seniors who need full-time supervision and care, as well as help following their doctors' treatment plans, Jackson has one memory care facility within its borders, with several more in the surrounding Amador County area.

    Memory care in California is classed as long-term residential care, in the same category as skilled nursing and assisted living, and licensed through the California Department of Social Services Adult Care Licensing Department. 

    • Jackson's weather is similar to the rest of Amador County. Hot summers see average temperatures of 97 degrees Fahrenheit, while chilly winters average 33 degrees Fahrenheit overnight in December. Both seasons can be an issue for temperature-sensitive seniors. Jackson gets a little over 32 inches of rain in a typical year.
    • Living in Jackson is about 22 percent more expensive than the national average. This is significantly less than the 69 percent premium that's typical for the rest of California, but housing can be pricey here. Healthcare is less expensive in Jackson. Seniors here pay roughly 2 percent more for medical care than the average cost nationwide.
    • Crime rates in Jackson have fallen dramatically since their highs in 2002 to 2004. Overall crime rates are still roughly one-third higher than the national average, however. Violent crime is still very low, with some crime categories posting zero incidents from one year to the next.
    • The Jackson area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Sutter Amador Hospital and Mark Twain St. Joseph's Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    Paying for Memory Care in Jackson

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in California

    $6,450.00 Cameron Park
    $6,193.00 Placerville
    $5,772.00 Lodi
    $5,746.00 Gold River
    $5,138.00 Folsom
    $4,855.00 US
    $3,995.00 Angels Camp

    Memory Care costs in Jackson start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,855 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Jackson 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 Jackson

    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 Jackson

    Jackson 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 Jackson, please visit our Memory Care in California page.

    Directory of Winners in the Jackson Area

    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Jackson

    Jackson-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.

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    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Jackson

    • Review of Jackson Gardens Elder Care Home

      I have heard such good comments about Jackson Gardens. Residents stay long time. The residents look so happy. Read more

    • Review of Jackson Gardens Elder Care Home

      I had my Dad in this facility recently and he was given the best care,& love. The support from the staff was over and beyond,. Families should really read up and understand the final days of D... Read more

    • Review of Jackson Gardens Elder Care Home

      I found not all staff friendly. One nurse was actually oblivious to what was going on. Had a crisis of father-in-law having difficulty breathing and it took them a long time to answer call button. ... Read more

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