The 5 Best Memory Care Facilities in Oak View, CA for 2023
There are 5 Memory Care Facilities in the Oak View area, with 1 in Oak View and 4 nearby.
To help you with your search, browse the 3 reviews below for memory care facilities in Oak View. On average, consumers rate memory care in Oak View 3.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Ventura with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Oak View, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Oak View
Oak View is a small community on the outskirts of Ojai, in Ventura County, California. This beachfront region is home to 854,000 people, 15 percent of them are seniors age 65 and over, many of whom have Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease or another advanced form of dementia.
Seniors with dementia can get full-time residential care in a memory care facility. These facilities are often associated with nearby assisted living communities and may be located on the same lot. Both types of care, along with skilled nursing, are required to be licensed by the State of California Department of Social Services Adult Care Licensing program. Oak View has three of these facilities within its borders, with many more in neighboring Ventura and Ojai.
- Oak View's climate is similar to Ojai, which is geographically the closest major city. Summer highs in Oak View average 91 degrees Fahrenheit in summer, while winter lows average 35 degrees. Oak View gets an average of 21 inches of rain in a typical year. Seniors with asthma or COPD may have difficulty in the dry, dusty summers, but winters are generally mild here.
- Oak View's cost of living is 63 percent above the national average. For comparison, California's general cost of living is 69 percent higher than the average nationwide. Healthcare costs here are 7 percent lower than the national average, which can help families with loved ones who have frequent medical needs manage costs.
- Crime in Oak View is significantly lower than the national average. Property crimes are more common than violent crimes in the area, while the overall crime rate is around one-third the national median for all categories combined.
- The Oak View area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Community Memorial Hospital and St. John's Pleasant Valley Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Oak View
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Oak View start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,525 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Oak View 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 Oak View
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 Oak View
Oak View 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 Oak View, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Directory of Winners in the Oak View Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Oak View
Oak View-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 Oak View
Review of Wellness Care Senior Living at Ojai
My wife was at Wellness Care Senior Living at Ojai and seemed to be happy. If I was to choose a place, I would choose them again. They have a lot of walking space, and they furnish everything that ... Read more