The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Placentia, CA for 2023
There are 41 Memory Care Facilities in the Placentia area, with 3 in Placentia and 38 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Placentia is $4,471 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,349. Cheaper nearby regions include Anaheim with an average starting cost of $4,193.
To help you with your search, browse the 86 reviews below for memory care facilities in Placentia. On average, consumers rate memory care in Placentia 4.8 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Orange with an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 5 families in Placentia find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Placentia, call (855) 863-8283.
Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Placentia, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Placentia
Placentia is a small city located in Orange County, California, with a population of about 52,000 residents. According to the Alzheimer's Association, 650,000 Californians over 65 years old suffer from dementia disorders. With almost 15 percent of Placentia's residents falling into this age range, the need for specialized memory care facilities in the area is strong, and as such, there are 57 memory care facilities in the area that provide memory care services to the elderly. As California's regulations are similar for both levels of care, some of these facilities share a community alongside assisted living facilities, which are officially known as Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFEs).
- Even though Placentia's overall cost of living is more than 85 percent higher than the national average, this can mostly be attributed to housing costs. In fact, the cost of healthcare is 11 percent below the national average, making Placentia an affordable place to live for seniors who require frequent medical care.
- Seniors can enjoy spending plenty of time outdoors in Placentia's coastal climate. Temperatures are comfortable year-round in the area. During July, the area has an average high temperature of only 86 degrees Fahrenheit and in January, average lows are very mild at 46 degrees, which is 20 degrees higher than the national average.
Crime rates in Placentia are much lower than state averages, meaning that seniors and their loved ones can feel safe living in the area. Only 1.47 violent crimes and 15.15 property crimes occur per 1,000 residents each year in Placentia. By comparison, the state of California has an average of 4.45 violent crimes and 25.53 property crimes per 1,000 residents each year.
- Seniors with a respiratory illness may wish to consider memory care in an area of the state with better air quality. The air in Orange County is poor, according to the American Lung Association, which means it may aggravate underlying respiratory conditions or result in breathing difficulties.
Paying for Memory Care in Placentia
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Placentia start around $4,471 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 Placentia 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 Placentia
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 Placentia
Placentia 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 Placentia, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Placentia
Placentia-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 Placentia
Review of Ivy Park at Bradford
I had an in-person tour of Ivy Park at Bradford. I liked that the residents interacted with each other and the staff. I didn't feel like they were left in their rooms to sit all day. The staff memb... Read more
Review of Ivy Park at Bradford
I thought Ivy Park at Bradford was a very nice scenic place, and it's very clean. The staff was very professional there. They're very nice and informative. What I like least about the place was the... Read more
Review of Crescendo Senior Living - Assisted Living & Memory Care
Crescendo Senior Living-Assisted Living & Memory Care was excellent. We liked it because they provide respite care. It's clean and friendly, and they've got a cute room specifically dedicated t... Read more