The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Poway, CA for 2023
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There are 16 Memory Care Facilities in the Poway area, with 3 in Poway and 13 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Poway is $5,500 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,349. Cheaper nearby regions include Santee with an average starting cost of $5,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 27 reviews below for memory care facilities in Poway. On average, consumers rate memory care in Poway 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Poway, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Poway
Poway is a northern suburb of the sprawling San Diego metropolitan area and home to 50,000 people. Over 7,000 Poway residents are seniors aged 65 and over, many of whom have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease or another form of dementia. For seniors living with these conditions, the city and surrounding area of Poway has 81 memory care facilities where patients can get the supervision and care they need to live safe, comfortable lives in secure surroundings.
Memory care in California is regulated in the same way as other long-term residential care options, such as assisted living and nursing care, and licenses are issued through the California State Department of Social Services Adult Care Licensing Program.
Poway's climate is a classic example of coastal California, especially near Oceanside and the northern San Diego area. Summer highs average a steady 89 degrees with generally clear skies. Winters are very mild, with December lows averaging 42 degrees overnight. The Poway area gets just 15 inches of rain in a typical year, and the region is less prone to drought than much of the rest of the state.
- The cost of living in Poway is roughly double the national average, and it's nearly 25 percent higher than the average for the rest of California. Housing is the major cost for Poway residents, although seniors in memory care can wind up spending around 15 percent less for healthcare in town than the typical national rate.
Crime in Poway is rare and usually relatively small-scale. Violent crime rates are less than 10 percent the national average, and even property crimes hover close to one-third the national rates in most categories. Overall, all categories of crime stay close to 25 percent of the national average in Poway.
- The Poway area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Palomar Medical Center Poway and Sharp Grossmont Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Poway
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Poway start around $5,500 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 Poway 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 Poway
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 Poway
Poway 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 Poway, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Directory of Winners in the Poway Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Poway
Poway-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.
Other Options in Poway, CA
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Poway
Review of Cadence at Poway Gardens
Love the gardens and the way that they care for each resident like family. Read more
Review of Cadence at Poway Gardens
My dad is at Cadence at Poway Gardens. It's amazing. He's never been happier. I like that they have a garden and orchard and all that; I thought that would be fun for him. He's an outdoorsy person.... Read more
Review of Golden Ages RCFE
We moved my grandfather to Golden Ages. They were just very accommodating and very helpful with everything, and their place is really, really good. They've been amazing. It's really nice, the whole... Read more