11 Memory Care Facilities near Riverside, CA
There are 11 Memory Care Facilities in the Riverside area, with 5 in Riverside and 6 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Riverside is $3,817 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,855. Cheaper nearby regions include Loma Linda with an average starting cost of $3,597.
To help you with your search, browse the 56 reviews below for memory care facilities in Riverside. On average, consumers rate memory care in Riverside 4.8 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Redlands with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 13 families in Riverside find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Riverside, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Riverside, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Riverside
Riverside is located near Los Angeles, California and has a population just over 327,000 with 10 percent of its residents over the age of 65. According to the Alzheimer's Association, an estimated 650,000 seniors over 65 in California suffer from Alzheimer's Disease or other dementias, indicating a need for residential memory care in cities such as Riverside.
The Riverside area is home to nearly 30 memory care facilities to support seniors with cognitive impairments. Some of these facilities are housed in assisted living communities, which are officially known as residential care facilities throughout the state of California. This is because the regulations are similar for both memory care and assisted living in the state.
- Seniors with breathing difficulties or respiratory illness may find their condition worsening due to the poor air quality in Riverside. According to the American Lung Association, the area's air quality has been assigned a failing grade and is among the worst in the U.S.
High crime rates in Riverside may cause seniors and their loved ones to feel unsafe while residing in the area. In Riverside, violent crimes occur at a rate of 5.34 per 1,000 residents per year and property crimes occur at a rate of 35.68 per 1,000 residents per year. These rates are considerably higher than state averages which are only 4.45 violent crimes and 25.53 property crimes per 1,000 residents annually.
- Income tax rates in California are among the highest in the country and retirement income is not exempt. All forms of retirement income, including pension and retirement savings, are fully taxed at the state level in California. Those with limited budgets may want to seriously consider memory care in other states with lower taxes or tax exemptions for retirement income.
- The Riverside area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia disorders such as Parkview Community Hospital Medical Center and Riverside Community Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Riverside
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Riverside start around $3,926 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,964 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Riverside 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 Riverside
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 Riverside
Riverside 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 Riverside, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Riverside
Riverside-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 Riverside
Review of The Gardens of Riverside
The Gardens of Riverside was just memory care. They were very nice and answered all of our questions. It was clean and well laid out, and the rooms were nice. There was a courtyard, which was reall... Read more
Review of Raincross at Riverside
My father has moved into Raincross at Riverside. It is very clean and very warm. They are very attentive to their residents. They have very good hospitality as far as family members coming in. The ... Read more
Review of The Gardens of Riverside
The Gardens of Riverside was a very nice place. It was very pleasant and very friendly. They were very engaged with their residents. They were doing all kinds of activities. They're having music, t... Read more