10 Memory Care Facilities near La Jolla, CA

2 Memory Care Facilities in La Jolla, CA

Caring Star 2019

White Sands La Jolla

Provides: Memory Care
7450 Olivetas Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037
"Waking up each morning and taking a morning stroll along the coastline before joining friends for a round of golf at the Torrey Pine Golf Course or an outing to the Museum of Contemporary Art. End..." More


Monarch Cottage La Jolla

Provides: Memory Care
7630 Fay Avenue, La Jolla, CA 92037
"Welcome to Monarch Cottage A boutique residential community, where our caring and compassionate staff is an extension of your own family. We believe that service is an honor, and a meaningful..." More

8 Memory Care Facilities near La Jolla, CA

Caring Star 2015

Brookdale Carmel Valley

Provides: Memory Care
13101 Hartfield Avenue, San Diego, CA 92130
"We offer a home like setting and cheerful smiles from our professional staff who greet you every day. Our caring staff offers the assistance you need while respecting your independence.Our peaceful..." More

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Sunrise of La Jolla

Provides: Memory Care
810 Turquoise Street, San Diego, CA 92109
"Step into a Sunrise Assisted Living community and you can't help but feel at home. Sunrise of La Jolla in San Diego, CA, stops at nothing to make your experience warm and inviting, from our..." More


Elmcroft of Point Loma

Provides: Memory Care
3423 Channel Way, San Diego, CA 92110
"I chose Elmcroft of Point Loma for my father. I was impressed with the staff. The community is designed for memory care and has a system where they pair a staff member with a new resident for the..." More

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Harborview Chateau Inc

Provides: Memory Care
2360 Albatross Street, San Diego, CA 92101
"This is a top notch community that was taken over by a caring and dedicated local family. It shows in their care for the select few that get to call this beautiful place their home. The rooms have..." More


Golden Living of Point Loma

Provides: Memory Care
3223 Duke Street, San Diego, CA 92110
"Welcome To Golden Living Of Point Loma We are dedicated to quality care for our residents, serving all residents with dignity, respect, and compassion. We encourage and support resident..." More


Baron's Residential Care, Inc.

Provides: Memory Care
5289 Lodi St, San Diego, CA 92117
"Family Environment: Serving 6 residents with two caregivers, we are small enough to encourage family relationships between residents and staff alike, yet have all the resources necessary for..." More

Caring Star 2016

St. Paul's Villa

Provides: Memory Care
2340 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
"Villa residents enjoy a relaxing atmosphere with an array of daily activities, weekly live music, scheduled outings and delectable dining all while feeling secure that professional assistance is..." More

ActivCare at Mission Bay

Provides: Memory Care
2440 Grand Avenue, San Diego, CA 92109
"My dad has moved into ActivCare at Mission Bay. It's great. It is a pleasant-looking environment, clean, and the rooms are comfortable and spacious. There are lots of staff, and there are nurses..." More

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What to Consider About Memory Care in La Jolla

La Jolla is a sunny, pleasant beachfront community just up the Pacific Coast Highway from San Diego, CA. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the state of California is home to just under 40 million people — 15 percent seniors over age 65, and 650,000 of whom have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Many of these seniors live in specialized memory care facilities, which provide long-term residential care for seniors who can no longer take care of themselves.

The California Department of Health and Human Services publishes guidelines for senior care in all of the state's residential care facilities, including the 18 licensed memory care sites in La Jolla. Seniors living in these facilities, which are sometimes known as residential care facilities for the elderly (RCFEs) by the department, get round the clock supervision, meal preparation and engaging games and tasks to keep their minds as active as possible.

  • La Jolla is just a few miles up the coast from San Diego and shares its weather. Summer highs this close to the ocean average just 76 degrees, while winter lows average 48 degrees. La Jolla gets just 10 inches of rain a year, and the clean ocean air and low allergen counts make this an easy place for most seniors with COPD or asthma.
  • The cost of living in the San Diego area is roughly 44 percent higher than the national average. La Jolla is an upscale beach community just up the road from the city, where prices are often higher still. Much of the cost of living in La Jolla is contained in the relatively high-value housing market. Seniors who get health care in the area, however, typically run up to seven percent higher bills than the national average, and groceries can be similarly expensive.
  • Crime rates in La Jolla, and in the larger San Diego area where stats are collected, are roughly consistent with the rest of California's figures, though noticeably lower in most categories. Violent crime rates here are about 10 percent lower than California's average, while property crimes are close to 15 percent lower.
  • The La Jolla area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Scripps La Jolla Hospitals and UC San Diego Health-Jacobs Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

Paying for Memory Care in La Jolla

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in California

$7,908.00 La Jolla
$5,800.00 Encinitas
$5,338.00 San Diego
$5,243.00 Chula Vista
$4,781.00 US
$4,275.00 National City
$4,250.00 El Cajon
$3,720.00 La Mesa

Memory Care costs in La Jolla start around $7,908 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,781 per month.

It’s important to note that memory care rates in La Jolla 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 La Jolla

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 La Jolla

La Jolla and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living 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.

Memory Care Facilities in La Jolla

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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in La Jolla

La Jolla-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in California are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in California page for more information about these laws.