16 Memory Care Facilities near Millbrae, CA
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There are 16 Memory Care Facilities in the Millbrae area, with 1 in Millbrae and 15 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Millbrae is $7,500 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,925. Cheaper nearby regions include Burlingame with an average starting cost of $6,109.
To help you with your search, browse the 24 reviews below for memory care facilities in Millbrae. Better rated regions include Burlingame with an average rating of 3.9 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Millbrae, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Millbrae
California has the highest rate of Alzheimer's disease in the nation, with roughly 650,000 seniors currently living with an Alzheimer's diagnosis. In Millbrae, seniors make up nearly 20 percent of the population of 23,000 people. The area is served by the Alzheimer's Association of Northern California and Northern Nevada, which provides support and informational resources for those who have been affected by Alzheimer's.
Millbrae is home to one memory care facility, and there is a dozen more in the surrounding area. While some of these facilities are independently operated, others are located within residential care facilities for the elderly.
- The cost of living in Millbrae is more than triple the U.S. average. This is mainly due to the high cost of real estate, which is more than nine times the national average. While this may affect the cost of memory care in this city, healthcare costs are three percent lower than the national average, which may offset some of the higher room and board costs.
- Millbrae rates 86 out of 100 on Sperling’s Comfort Index for its mild climate, which may make the city an appealing option for seniors who enjoy participating in therapeutic outdoor activities. July highs are in the low-70s and January lows in the low-40s, and the city receives just 24 inches of rainfall annually and virtually no snow.
- The air quality in Millbrae is exceptional, which may be beneficial for seniors with cardiovascular disease or a respiratory illness. San Mateo County was given a B for ozone pollution and an A for short-term particle pollution, as well as a passing grade for annual particle pollution.
- California's state income tax rate is among the highest in the country, and it is among the few states that tax all types of retirement income, including Social Security benefits. This may leave less money in the budget for memory care in Millbrae.
Paying for Memory Care in Millbrae
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Millbrae start around $7,500 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Millbrae 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 Millbrae
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 Millbrae
Millbrae 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 Millbrae, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Directory of Winners in the Millbrae Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Millbrae
Millbrae-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.