15 Memory Care Facilities near Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

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Park Terrace

Provides: Memory Care
21952 Buena Suerte, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA ...
"My mother is in Park Terrace. It's a very good place with good people. They have a great administrator and a great person that's in charge of memory care. It's well run and a little bit more..." More

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Atria Del Sol

Provides: Memory Care
23792 Marguerite Parkway, Mission Viejo, CA 92692
"The staff is amazing! They treat my mom so well and truly with genuine dignity and respect. It took her a long time to make the decision to move there but it was just in time because shortly..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Sunrise of Mission Viejo

Provides: Memory Care
26151 Country Club Drive, Mission Viejo, CA 92691
"My father-in-law and mother-in-law were in Sunrise of Mission Viejo for about four years. The activities were wonderful. She was in memory care. It was excellent. We ate there many times, and the..." More
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Caring Star 2022

Heritage Pointe

Provides: Memory Care
27356 Bellogente, Mission Viejo, CA 92691
"My mother has lived at Heritage Pointe since 2008. She transitioned from independent living to memory care in 2015. She has a small, comfortable bedroom ~ good storage ~ and a shared bathroom..." More

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Caring Star 2020

The Cottages 10

Provides: Memory Care
24332 Spartan, Mission Viejo, CA 92691
" Initially, I was anxious about my husband's placement in a board and care because he had spent 9 days of inpatient hospitalization with a serious medical issue, then a week in a rehab unit..." More

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The Cottages 11

Provides: Memory Care
24172 Via Luisa, Mission Viejo, CA 92691
"My Mom was a resident in this home for 5 years and received excellent care! At every step of my Mom's experience, she was treated with grace, dignity, love, empathy, kindness and extremely generous..." More

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The Cottages 7

Provides: Memory Care
26722 Pepita, Mission Viejo, CA 92691
"Serving Orange County families across 15 locations in Irvine, Mission Viejo, Costa Mesa, and Newport Beach. All our homes are designed to be a safe and pleasant environment for our residents...." More

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Belmont Village Aliso Viejo

Provides: Memory Care
300 Freedom Lane, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
" Now Open! Belmont Village Aliso Viejo provides the perfect blend of comfort, care and active living. The three-story community is nestled in the heart of Aliso Viejo in Orange County. It is..." More

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New Home Senior Care

Provides: Memory Care
25032 Woolwich St., Laguna Hills, CA 92653
"At New Home Senior Care, we are dedicated to providing you compassionate assisted living and make you always feel like home. With 4 Care Homes to choose from right in the neighborhood, we want..." More

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Pleasant Home at Laguna Niguel

Provides: Memory Care
24855 Crown Royale, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
"We care for our residents the way we would care for our own family.” Caring with love means making a difference for the ones you love. We listen to our Seniors’ concerns and work with family to..." More

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Sacred Heart Senior Care

Provides: Memory Care
25602 Willow Bend, Lake Forest, CA 92630
"At Sacred Heart Senior Care, we believe that everyone deserves care like no other. This is why we strive to provide professional services and compassionate care to a mixed population of elderly..." More

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Augustin Gardens

Provides: Memory Care
24361 Augustin St., Mission Viejo, CA 92691
"We are big-hearted and compassionate in our care. That is our primary focus in everything we do. Augustin Gardens is a 6-bed residential home for seniors. Located in the quiet neighborhood of..." More

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Caring Star 2014

La Vida at Mission Viejo

Provides: Memory Care
27783 Center Drive, Mission Viejo, CA 92692
"La Vida at Mission Viejo has a true resort-like feeling of tranquility. Each day at La Vida brings with it a new opportunity for inspiration, renewal, rejuvenation and learning. Meander through..." More

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Caring Star 2014

Las Palmas

Provides: Memory Care
24962 Calle Aragon, Laguna Woods, CA 92637
"Set in picturesque Laguna Woods, Las Palmas boasts a coastal location and temperate climate. This much sought after retirement community offers a resort-like atmosphere, but is just minutes from..." More

Laguna Cottage #1

Provides: Memory Care
25464 Via Estudio, Laguna Niguel, CA 92607
"We are extremely happy with Laguna Cottage #1. The lady who runs it has been instrumental in getting Mom out of the nursing home, and I can't say enough good things about the people. They are very..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Rancho Santa Margarita

    Rancho Santa Margarita is a town of almost 50,000 people, including more than 3,400 seniors over the age of 65. As this population ages, their risk of developing dementia increases. In the state of California alone, an estimated 650,000 seniors 65 and older were living with Alzheimer's disease in 2018, a number that is projected to rise as much as 30 percent by 2025.

    Increasingly, memory care facilities in Rancho Santa Margarita and throughout California are stepping up to help families provide for the changing needs of loved ones with dementia. California licenses facilities caring for persons with dementia as Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFEs). In all, there are more than 180 RCFE's in or nearby Rancho Santa Margarita that offer memory care services.

    • The city's sunshiny climate may help it top a family's list of preferred locations for memory care. In a typical year, Rancho Santa Margarita receives 286 days of sunshine and only 25 inches of rain.
    • Rancho Santa Margarita's cost of living is 51.8 percent more expensive than the national average, which may leave less room left over in family budgets to help seniors with dementia pay for memory care.
    • Air quality affects everyone’s health but is especially important for seniors, who are more vulnerable to the effects of pollution. In Orange County, where Rancho Santa Margarita is located, the air received grades of F for particle pollution and D for ozone. Families may want to ensure that their loved ones' outdoor activity at a memory facility will be reduced on days when there are air quality advisories in effect.
    • Families with seniors in memory care in Rancho Santa Margarita may appreciate knowing the city is safe. With an overall rate of only seven crimes per 1,000 residents, the community of Rancho Santa Margarita is considered safer than 79 percent of American cities. 

    Paying for Memory Care in Rancho Santa Margarita

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in California

    $8,450.00 Aliso Viejo
    $7,272.00 San Juan Capistrano
    $6,800.00 Laguna Niguel
    $6,682.00 Mission Viejo
    $6,580.00 Laguna Woods
    $6,119.00 Irvine
    $5,604.00 Rancho Santa Margarita
    $5,294.00 US

    Memory Care costs in Rancho Santa Margarita start around $5,604 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,294 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Rancho Santa Margarita 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 Rancho Santa Margarita

    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 Rancho Santa Margarita

    Rancho Santa Margarita 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 Rancho Santa Margarita, please visit our Memory Care in California page.

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    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Rancho Santa Margarita

    Rancho Santa Margarita-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 Rancho Santa Margarita

    • Review of Park Terrace

      My mother is in Park Terrace. It's a very good place with good people. They have a great administrator and a great person that's in charge of memory care. It's well run and a little bit more reason... Read more

    • Review of Park Terrace

      Park Terrace is a clean and a well-managed facility. It was better than any other ones I have seen. It's a memory care facility. They have 4 buildings and 10 patients per building with 2 nurses for... Read more


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