21 Memory Care Facilities near Laguna Niguel, CA
There are 21 Memory Care Facilities in the Laguna Niguel area, with 5 in Laguna Niguel and 16 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Laguna Niguel is $7,200 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Mission Viejo with an average starting cost of $5,936.
To help you with your search, browse the 23 reviews below for memory care facilities in Laguna Niguel. On average, consumers rate memory care in Laguna Niguel 5.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Laguna Niguel, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Laguna Niguel, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Laguna Niguel
The Alzheimer’s Association projects that 650,000 people out of a total of 40 million in California have Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. Should the 16.4 percent of the 66,334 residents of Laguna Niguel who are over 65 need the services of a memory care facility, they can rest easy. There are two licensed assisted living centers with dementia and Alzheimer’s services in this small city and more than 50 in Orange County. California’s Department of Public Health licenses them as residential care facilities. They’re often a separate section of assisted living facilities.
- Air quality in Laguna Niguel is better than many other cities in the U.S. The majority of the pollutants in the area include fine particulate matter that comes from wood smoke and vehicle emissions. The south coast of Orange County experiences heavy traffic year-round. Were it not for the sea breezes, seniors would be at greater risk for respiratory problems.
- The climate of Laguna Niguel is moderate, with temperatures staying in the 70s practically year-round. They top out in July at 83 degrees and January lows sink to 46 degrees Fahrenheit. Even though the city is just a few miles inland, it has a dry climate, receiving 14 inches of rain annually, mostly during the winter.
- The cost of living in Laguna Niguel is well over the national average, largely because of housing costs. The median home cost in the city is $852,300 compared to $216,200 for the U.S. Transportation costs also exceed the national rate.
- Laguna Niguel has low rates for violent and property crimes. The latter is rated at 16.0 in Laguna Niguel compared to 38.1, the national average, on a scale of one to 100 (1 is best). The violent crime index is 20.2 compared to a national rate of 31.1. Seniors can feel safe and secure in Laguna Niguel, especially in an assisted living facility that offers dementia and Alzheimer’s care.
Paying for Memory Care in Laguna Niguel
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Laguna Niguel start around $7,150 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,048 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Laguna Niguel 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 Laguna Niguel
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 Laguna Niguel
Laguna Niguel 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 Laguna Niguel, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Laguna Niguel
Laguna Niguel-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.
Memory Care near Laguna Niguel, CA
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Laguna Niguel
Review of Crestavilla
My sisters and I are so happy with our choice to place our parents in Crestavilla. Both of them have dementia (Mom has FTD and dad, Alzheimer’s). Since they were not able to stay home anymore we sp... Read more
Review of Laguna Cottage #1
We are extremely happy with Laguna Cottage #1. The lady who runs it has been instrumental in getting Mom out of the nursing home, and I can't say enough good things about the people. They are very ... Read more