14 Memory Care Facilities near Murrieta, CA
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There are 14 Memory Care Facilities in the Murrieta area, with 7 in Murrieta and 7 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Murrieta is $4,207 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,925. Cheaper nearby regions include Perris with an average starting cost of $1,550.
To help you with your search, browse the 36 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 Fallbrook with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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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 $4,207 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,999 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.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Murrieta
Review of Murrieta Gardens
Murrieta Gardens was nice and we liked it. We just wanted a bigger place for my mom. They didn't have central air which is also one thing I needed for my mom. The rooms were nice and big, but they ... Read more
Review of Renaissance Village Murrieta
My husband moved into Renaissance Village Murrieta, but he didnt adapt very well, and yesterday he broke his hip. Theyre very nice people, but he was agitated the whole time, and its been chaoti... Read more
Review of Vineyard Place
I was so scared to put my mom in one of these communities. This is the cleanest community I had checked out. When you come through the door, Vine Yard is VERY CLEAN, (unlike most places it didn't ... Read more