3 Memory Care Facilities in Nevada County, CA
The average cost of memory care in Nevada County is $6,257 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,795. Cheaper nearby regions include Placer County with an average starting cost of $4,277.
To help you with your search, browse the 2 reviews below for memory care facilities in Nevada County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Nevada County 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Nevada County
Nearly 100,000 people live in Nevada County, including a substantial number of baby boomers, who make up more than 25 percent of the population. Residents of the county who are age 65 and older have a more than 7 percent chance of developing Alzhemer's disease or another type of dementia.
If a loved one's dementia in progressing, a transition to a memory care facility may be the best way to help them get compassionate, around-the-clock care in a secure environment. Nevada County is home to three memory care facilities, which the California Department of Social Services licenses as Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFEs).
- Overall, Nevada County is 44 percent more expensive than the national average but 25 percent cheaper than the California state average. Notably, Nevada County's costs in some categories, such as healthcare, are slightly below the U.S. median.
- Not all seniors in memory care facilities venture outdoors, but for those do, local weather matters. Nevada County tends to have warm, rainy summers and cool, snowy winters. On average, the county receives 63 days of precipitation annually, with around 64 inches of rain and 26 inches of snow.
- In California, most kinds of retirement income are taxable, although Social Security benefits are exempt. In Nevada County, there is a sales tax rate of .25 percent, which is in addition to the 6 percent state sales tax. City governments may collect up to an additional 2.25 percent in local sales taxes.
- Outdoor air quality may affect the health of seniors who spend time outside in a memory care facility's yard. Nevada County received a mixed report card on air quality, getting an F for ozone and a B for short-term particle pollution.
Paying for Memory Care in Nevada County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Nevada County start around $6,257 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,869 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Nevada 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 Nevada 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 Nevada County
Nevada 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 Nevada County, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Directory of Winners in the Nevada County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Nevada County
Nevada 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 Nevada County
Review of Brunswick Village
The warmth and caring nature of the staff sets Brunswick Village apart. My mother was in the memory care wing for 3 years and thrived there. The small number of residents and the consistent staff ... Read more
Review of Brunswick Village
I wouldn't rate Brunswick Village as high as the other community I saw. It was not well taken care of nor as bright and cheery. The food and staff were fine. They were congenial and friendly. Read more