14 Memory Care Facilities near Madera, CA
There are 14 Memory Care Facilities in the Madera area, with 1 in Madera and 13 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Madera is $4,250 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,120.
To help you with your search, browse the 43 reviews below for memory care facilities in Madera. On average, consumers rate memory care in Madera 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Madera, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Madera
Madera is a relatively small city of 65,500 people on the Grapevine north of Fresno, California. Around 8.3 percent of Madera's residents are aged 65 and over, and those with advanced Alzheimer's disease, and other forms of dementia, frequently live in one of the city's 11 memory care facilities.
Memory care is a long-term residential care option for adults with Huntington's disease, Alzheimer's, advanced Parkinson's disease and several other neurological disorders. All of California's adult residential care facilities, a category that includes assisted living and nursing care, as well as memory care, are licensed through the California Department of Social Services Adult Care Licensing Program for health, safety and compliance with state laws.
- The weather in Madera is like that of other south Central Valley farming communities. Long, dry summers get hot and dusty, which can be an issue for seniors who are sensitive to heat and airborne particles. August high temperatures average 96 degrees, while the mild winter lows average 36 degrees. Rain can be unpredictable, with 12 inches falling in an average year. When it does rain, allergy counts can get high enough to drive seniors with asthma indoors.
- Madera's cost of living is just seven percent higher than the national average, which puts it well below the average cost for a city in California. Home prices are close to the national rates in Madera, though many expenses relevant to seniors in memory care are significantly lower. Healthcare, for example, costs 17 percent less in Madera than the national average.
Crime in Madera is high, both by national standards and by the standards of a city in California. Crime rates overall are roughly one-third higher across categories, though most of that is in property crimes.
- The Madera area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Madera Community Hospital and Saint Agnes Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Madera
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Madera start around $4,150 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,062 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Madera 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 Madera
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 Madera
Madera 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 Madera, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Directory of Winners in the Madera Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Madera
Madera-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.
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Madera
Review of Cedar Creek Retirement
We just recently moved my father-in-law into Cedar Creek Senior Living in Madera. We got some personal recommendations from people in our area that had loved ones there so that's why we went with t... Read more
Review of Cedar Creek Retirement
Cedar Creek Senior Living was fantastic in appearance. Everything was elegant, from the paintings on the walls, to the furniture. Everything was beautiful. The staff who showed me around was very d... Read more