18 Memory Care Facilities in Placer County, CA
The average cost of memory care in Placer County is $4,186 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,790.
To help you with your search, browse the 34 reviews below for memory care facilities in Placer County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Placer County 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Nevada County with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 11 families in Placer County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Placer County, call (855) 863-8283.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Placer County
Placer County occupies a stretch of elevated land east of Sacramento that stretches from the valley floor, through the Sierra Nevadas and up to the Nevada border. Despite its size, the county is sparsely populated, with just 386,000 residents, 19.1 percent of them seniors, and 18 memory care facilities to care for seniors with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.
All residential long-term care facilities in the state are licensed through the California Department of Social Services Adult Care Licensing Program, which inspects sites and enforces standards of health and safety, staff training and quality of care.
- Placer County is situated relatively high in the Foothills, which exposes it to sometimes large climate swings. Summer highs in Placer County average 93 degrees in August and September, which dips to an average low of 33 in winter. Placer County gets close to 39 inches of rain a year, along with occasional snow in cold conditions that can be problematic for temperature-sensitive seniors.
- The cost of living in Placer County is 51 percent above the national average. This is significantly more affordable than the 69 percent extra it costs to live in California generally. Healthcare is fairly affordable here, costing just 88 percent of the national average.
- Placer County's crime rates are just slightly above the national rates in most nonviolent categories. Theft, for example, is roughly 10 percent more common here than the national average rate. Violent crimes are less common. Even in the county seat of Placerville, rates for serious crimes against people are at least 15 percent below the rate for most similar-sized cities nationwide.
- The Placer County area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Mercy Hospital of Folsom and Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Placer County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Placer County start around $4,259 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 Placer 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 Placer 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 Placer County
Placer 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 Placer County, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Placer County
Placer 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 Placer County
Review of Atria Rocklin
We chose Atria Rocklin for Dad. Its very nice, and the layout is a little difficult, but I think its supposed to be that. Its been very nice, and they have him ready when we need to pick him up.... Read more
Review of Summerset Senior Living of Lincoln
The care that Summerset Senior Living of Lincoln provides to my mother is good. Her room is clean. And the staff has been very friendly, nice and helpful. One of their amenities is that they have c... Read more
Review of CountryHouse – Granite Bay
Country House is a brand new facility. It is really nice. They are all single rooms with single baths, no shared baths. Upstairs are the memory care patients, and down below are those who are still... Read more