20 Memory Care Facilities near Long Beach, CA
There are 20 Memory Care Facilities in the Long Beach area, with 4 in Long Beach and 16 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Long Beach is $5,075 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,860. Cheaper nearby regions include Carson with an average starting cost of $3,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 41 reviews below for memory care facilities in Long Beach. On average, consumers rate memory care in Long Beach 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Seal Beach with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Long Beach, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Long Beach
Long Beach, California is the seventh most populated city in the state and has a population of 469,450, 10.4 percent of whom are seniors. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, these 48,822 people have a one in eight risk of developing Alzheimer’s, and a one in six risk of developing a form of dementia. To address the needs of seniors diagnosed with cognitive impairments, there are four memory care facilities in Long Beach as well as 26 others in nearby communities.
In California, memory care services are provided by housing arrangements called Residential Care Facilities (RCFs) licensed by the Department of Social Services. Most RFC residents are 60 years of age or older, with some exceptions, but RFCs cannot admit any individual who needs 24-hour nursing care. These facilities can support individuals with mild dementia if the resident organizes their own specialized care, like receiving medical care from a visiting nurse or contracting with hospice agencies to access services that the facility cannot provide.
- Long Beach has few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital specializing in brain health and dementia care located in Los Angeles.
- For seniors with a tight budget, California’s high tax rates are an important factor to consider. Income from retirement accounts and pensions are fully taxed, and at some of the highest rates in the country, although Social Security retirement benefits are exempt.
- The short-term particle pollution level in Los Angeles County was given the grade of F by the American Lung Association. As such, the air quality in Long Beach poses health risks to seniors with cardiovascular conditions.
- On a scale from one to 100, where 100 indicates a more comfortable climate, Long Beach scores an 88 on Sperling’s Comfort Index. With temperatures ranging from a low of 48 degrees in January to a high of 79 degrees in July, Long Beach has a mild, balmy climate that is ideal for seniors.
Paying for Memory Care in Long Beach
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in California
Memory Care costs in Long Beach start around $4,925 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,999 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Long Beach 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 Long Beach
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 Long Beach
Long Beach 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 Long Beach, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Long Beach
Long Beach-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 Long Beach, CA
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Long Beach
Review of Brittany House
My mother in law has been a resident for over 7 years. Never once during all the times we visited did my wife or I feel she was not being cared for. To the contrary, the facility was always ver... Read more
Review of Regency Palms Long Beach
Regency Palms Long Beach was really nice, but it was way over our budget. The one lady that ran us through the place was nice. The place seemed good and they have everything that you would normally... Read more
Review of Vista Del Mar Senior Living
My friend is set up in Vista Del Mar and she's very happy. She can't read the clock, so the staff members come and remind her about meal times and what have you. She can also go out when we pick he... Read more