102 Memory Care Facilities in Los Angeles County, CA
The average cost of memory care in Los Angeles County is $5,137 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,795. Cheaper nearby regions include Orange County with an average starting cost of $4,863.
To help you with your search, browse the 108 reviews below for memory care facilities in Los Angeles County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Los Angeles County 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Orange County with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 55 families in Los Angeles County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Los Angeles County, call (855) 863-8283.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Los Angeles County
More than 13 percent of residents in Los Angeles County are 65 years of age or older, and many require residential memory care for Alzheimer's Disease, which affects nearly 200,000 seniors across the county.
Throughout Los Angeles County are 100 memory care facilities from which families of seniors with dementia may choose. These units, as well as assisted living facilities, are officially known throughout the state as residential care facilities (RCFs) and are closely regulated by the California Department of Social Services. Memory care and assisted living services are subject to a similar set of rules and regulations, and, therefore, they are often housed within the same RCF.
- According to the American Lung Association, the air quality in Los Angeles County is the worst in the country. Seniors, especially those with a respiratory illness or cardiovascular disease, may find themselves experiencing adverse health effects as a result of breathing the air in the county.
- The Los Angeles County area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care, such as UCLA Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- With the exception of Social Security benefits, all forms of retirement income are subject to income tax in California, and tax rates throughout the state are among the highest in the country. For some families, particularly those on strict budgets, taxes may make it difficult to pay for memory care.
- In Los Angeles, the largest city in Los Angeles County, violent crime rates are high. In the city, there are 7.7 violent crimes per 1,000 residents each year while the average city in California only has 4.49 violent crime per 1,000 residents annually. When searching for memory care in Los Angeles County, it's a good idea to research crime rates in the area surrounding the facility and make sure that there are measures in place at the facility to keep residents safe.
Paying for Memory Care in Los Angeles County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Los Angeles County start around $5,086 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,863 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Los Angeles County 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 County
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 County
Los Angeles County 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 County, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Directory of Winners in the Los Angeles County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Los Angeles County
Los Angeles County-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.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Los Angeles County
Review of Foothill Retirement
Foothill Retirement feels like home. There's a community living area and community dining. My mother could be in the room with somebody or she could have her own private room, which she does. She h... Read more
Review of Glen Park at Glendale - Boynton Street
I loved Glen Park at Glendale - Boynton Street very much, but there was too much carpeting and I was concerned about my mother having bowel problems. I didn't like the fact that the carpeting had t... Read more
Review of Regency Park Oak Knoll
I love Regency Park Oak Knoll. I would like to be there if I needed to go. It was really nice, they played music, and it smelled wonderful. It was lovely, but the rooms started at $4000 and went up... Read more