31 Memory Care Facilities near Los Angeles, CA
There are 31 Memory Care Facilities in the Los Angeles area, with 23 in Los Angeles and 8 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Los Angeles is $5,308 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Glendale with an average starting cost of $4,616.
To help you with your search, browse the 39 reviews below for memory care facilities in Los Angeles. On average, consumers rate memory care in Los Angeles 3.8 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Alhambra with an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 9 families in Los Angeles find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Los Angeles, call (855) 863-8283.
23 Memory Care Facilities in Los Angeles, CA
8 Memory Care Facilities near Los Angeles, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Los Angeles
With a little less than four million citizens, Los Angeles is the most populous city in all of California. Seniors over the age of 66 make up 11.5 percent of the city's population, and those who suffer from Alzheimer's Disease or other dementias and require specialized care will find 49 memory care facilities in the area.
In Los Angeles and throughout the state of California, communities which provide assisted living and memory care services to the elderly are officially known as residential care facilities. Many memory care facilities in the Los Angeles area are housed in communities that offer assisted living, as provisions are similar for both levels of care.
- Los Angeles is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain care and dementia health such as UCLA Medical Center and Keck Hospital of USC, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The air quality in Los Angeles has been rated the worst in the country by the American Lung Association, which can be detrimental to seniors who have a respiratory illness.
- Seniors who enjoy spending some time outdoors can do so year-round in Los Angeles. There is no snowy season in Los Angeles and the city only has 17 inches of rainfall each year on average. By comparison, the countrywide average is 22 inches of rain. In January, the average low temperature is 47 degrees, which is nearly 25 degrees higher than the national average.
- Seniors and their families may feel especially unsafe in an area such as Los Angeles, which has high violent crime rates. A total of 7.35 violent crimes occurs each year in the city per every 1,000 residents. This is considerably higher than the state average, which is 4.45 violent crimes per 1,000 residents annually.
Paying for Memory Care in Los Angeles
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in California
Memory Care costs in Los Angeles start around $5,390 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,939 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles
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 Los Angeles
Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Los Angeles
Los Angeles-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 Los Angeles, CA
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Los Angeles
Review of Solheim Lutheran Home
Solheim Lutheran Home was nice, but it had a buy-in, and I couldn't afford it. My friends recommended it. They had activities and different levels of care. If the person gets really bad and had to ... Read more
Review of Melrose Gardens & The Cottages
The rooms were okay and neat. The caregiver was fine but the staff was poor. The lady boss I saw doesn't even interact with another patient. Very poor management from the staff. The activities we'r... Read more
Review of Melrose Gardens & The Cottages
My friend is happy at the Melrose Gardens, and so we're happy. The memory care is restrictive in structure, but if you're having problems with dementia, I think that's the best place for you, becau... Read more