18 Memory Care Facilities near Murrieta, CA
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There are 18 Memory Care Facilities in the Murrieta area, with 10 in Murrieta and 8 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Murrieta is $4,055 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,120. Cheaper nearby regions include Menifee with an average starting cost of $4,033.
To help you with your search, browse the 52 reviews below for memory care facilities in Murrieta. On average, consumers rate memory care in Murrieta 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Menifee with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 6 families in Murrieta find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Murrieta, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Murrieta, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Murrieta
The city of Murrieta, CA, is a sprawling suburb of 113,000 people located northwest of the High Desert city of Temecula. California has nearly 40 million residents and about 650,000 of these have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Just under 12 percent of Murrieta's people are seniors, and those who have Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia will find help in one of the city's 36 memory care facilities, also known as residential care facilities for the elderly (RCFEs). These facilities are often co-located or close to assisted living communities, which helps ensure continuity of care for seniors. The California Department of Health and Human Services regulates long-term residential care facilities across the state.
- Murrieta is far enough inland to get hot, dry summers that can raise dust and aggravate seniors' asthma or COPD, though winters are very mild. Summer highs average 90 degrees Fahrenheit, while average temperatures reach 44 degrees in December.
- Murrieta is somewhat more expensive to live in than most places nationwide, though costs of living this close to Escondido are low compared with the rest of California. Overall prices here are about 29 percent higher than the national level. Costs specific to seniors in memory care, such as health care, are less costly, at just 7 percent above the national rate.
- Murrieta is an extremely safe place to live, especially for seniors under supervision in memory care. Violent crime rates here are 90 percent lower than the rest of California. Californians have a one in 225 risk of being the victim of a violent crime, while the odds Murrieta residents are just one in 2,223.
- Murrieta is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Southwest Healthcare System-Murrieta and Loma Linda University Medical Center-Murrieta, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Murrieta
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Murrieta start around $3,863 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,294 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Murrieta 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 Murrieta
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 Murrieta
Murrieta 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 Murrieta, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Murrieta
Murrieta-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 Murrieta, CA
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Murrieta
Review of Murrieta Gardens
I toured Murrieta Gardens for my dad and it was amazing. It was the first facility I toured. The staff was wonderful. They were so kind, so helpful, and so compassionate. You can tell that they lov... Read more
Review of Murrieta Gardens
Murrieta Gardens is sort of outdated inside, so it could use more polish to bring it more up-to-date. I like the price, and I like the staff. She gave me the tour, and she was very informative, kno... Read more
Review of Renaissance Village Murrieta
Renaissance Village Murrieta was good. The staff told me what the activities were. They had a nice calendar. They had happy hour. When I went there, they were in front of the TV doing exercises. I ... Read more