3 Memory Care Facilities in Oroville, CA
The average cost of memory care in Oroville is $3,970 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800.
To help you with your search, browse the 2 reviews below for memory care facilities in Oroville. On average, consumers rate memory care in Oroville 3.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Chico with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 5 families in Oroville find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Oroville, call (855) 863-8283.
What to Consider About Memory Care in Oroville
Oroville is a relatively small city of 19,000 people, 14 percent of whom are seniors age 65 and over, in the hills west of California's Plumas National Forest. Three memory care facilities serve the needs of Oroville's seniors with Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease or other forms of dementia.
In Oroville and all of California, all residential long-term care facilities need to have a current license issued by the California Department of Social Services Adult Care Licensing Program, which inspects facilities for health and safety, staff training and quality of care issues.
- Oroville's weather is very warm in summer and mild in winter. Summer highs average 95 degrees in July, while winter lows average 38 degrees in December. Oroville gets almost 31 inches of rain a year, which causes a green bloom around the outskirts of town that can raise allergens and inflame the asthma of some seniors.
- The cost of living in Oroville is close to 3 percent higher than the national average across all categories of household spending. This is significantly less than the 69 percent higher cost of living in California. Median home value in Oroville is $202,600, which is just slightly less than the national median cost of $216,200. Healthcare in Oroville costs almost exactly the same as the national average, though California's average healthcare cost is 7 percent less than the national average.
Crime rates are very high in Oroville, though only in certain categories. Theft and other property crimes are more than three times as common in Oroville as they are across the country. Violent crimes are far less common here with rates close to zero in many years.
- The Oroville area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Orchard Hospital and Oroville Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Oroville
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Oroville start around $3,970 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,909 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Oroville 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 Oroville
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 Oroville
Oroville 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 Oroville, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Directory of Winners in the Oroville Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Oroville
Oroville-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 Oroville
Review of Pacifica Senior Living Country Crest
We have visited the room that our Dad is in and it is large and friendly. We live out of State and call weekly to catch up on what Dad is doing and the staff is always helpful and makes sure that ... Read more
Review of Pacifica Senior Living Country Crest
My mother lived before at Pacifica Senior Living Country Crest and it was very unsatisfactory. They were not giving her the appropriate care and they did not tell us that they could not provide the... Read more