22 Memory Care Facilities near Lemon Grove, CA
There are 22 Memory Care Facilities in the Lemon Grove area, with 1 in Lemon Grove and 21 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Lemon Grove is $6,000 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include La Mesa with an average starting cost of $4,783.
To help you with your search, browse the 37 reviews below for memory care facilities in Lemon Grove. Better rated regions include La Mesa with an average rating of 3.8 out of 5 stars.
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1 Memory Care Facility in Lemon Grove, CA
21 Memory Care Facilities near Lemon Grove, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Lemon Grove
Lemon Grove has a population of 13,765 and is part of the San Diego metropolitan area. Seniors 65 and above make up about 2,300 of the city's total residents, and 1,299 of them have Alzheimer's disease or another type of cognitive issue. That number is expected to rise by 29.2 percent by 2025.
Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFE) is the legal name for assisted living communities that care for those with memory loss. These group homes are governed strictly by state laws, and they must obtain a license for operation from the Community Care Licensing Division (CCLD). There are 27 facilities in the area, but only one in Lemon Grove.
- Lemon Grove has low annual rainfall for a coastal town, with only 12 inches, which is 27 less than the national average. Snow does not fall here, and sunny days outnumber the U.S. average by 268 to 205. Summertime high temperatures reach a pleasant 79 degrees Fahrenheit, and wintertime lows drop to a tolerable 45 degrees Fahrenheit. Sperling's Comfort Index awards Lemon Grove with a 92 ranking out of 100. Seniors who enjoy nice weather for its curative effect on painful joints may be attracted to this part of the country.
- The cost of living is rated 152.5 on a scale with 100 representing median expenses across the country. This 50-point difference may translate to higher costs for memory care costs.
Violent crime rates a 48.2 out of 100, which is 17 points higher than average. The property crime rate is slightly higher than normal at 31.0. Memory care units are locked down and monitored so this likely will not affect seniors in memory care.
- Families of seniors with respiratory conditions might want to speak to their senior loved one's doctor about how air quality will affect their senior's health. San Diego County's air quality is rather poor. It only scored a C grade for the number of ozone days and an F for particle pollution.
Paying for Memory Care in Lemon Grove
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Lemon Grove start around $6,000 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,871 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Lemon Grove 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 Lemon Grove
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 Lemon Grove
Lemon Grove 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 Lemon Grove, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Directory of Winners in the Lemon Grove Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Lemon Grove
Lemon Grove-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.