60 Memory Care Facilities in Sacramento County, CA
The average cost of memory care in Sacramento County is $4,443 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include San Joaquin County with an average starting cost of $4,407.
To help you with your search, browse the 67 reviews below for memory care facilities in Sacramento County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Sacramento County 4.4 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 18 families in Sacramento County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Sacramento County, call (855) 863-8283.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Sacramento County
Sacramento County occupies a large section of valley floor at the junction of the Sacramento and American Rivers, approximately 100 miles northeast of San Francisco. Just under 14 percent of Sacramento County's 1.5 million people are seniors age 65 and over, many of them are living with a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia.
Seniors with dementia who need full-time supervision and care from trained staff often live in one of the county's 52 memory care facilities. In California, all residential care facilities must be licensed through the California Department of Social Services Adult Care Licensing program, which inspects sites and responds to concerns reported by the public.
- Sacramento County's weather is generally mild, with warm summers and rainy winters. Summer highs in Sacramento average 94 degrees in July, while January lows dip to an average of 39. The region gets 22 inches of rain a year, which raises pollen and mold counts all along the river areas and causes some trouble for seniors with asthma and other allergy complications.
- Sacramento County's cost of living is unusually low for a major metro area in California, where overall costs average 69 percent above the national rate. Across the county, costs in all categories combined are only 30 percent above the national average, while healthcare is up to 10 percent less expensive here than the usual cost nationally.
- The crime rate in Sacramento County is about one-third higher overall than the national uniform crime rate, though it is weighted in favor of less-violent offenses. Violent crimes are less common in Sacramento County than the national rate for urban areas of equivalent size, though theft and vandalism remain more common.
- Sacramento County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Sutter Medical Center Sacramento and Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Sacramento County
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Memory Care costs in Sacramento County start around $4,388 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,939 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Sacramento 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 Sacramento 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 Sacramento County
Sacramento 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 Sacramento County, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Sacramento County
Sacramento 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 Sacramento County
Review of Brookdale Elk Grove
My aunt was at Brookdale Elk Grove, and it was outstanding and while she was there; her care was outstanding. The staff was great and attentive, she was clean, and her room was clean. She was also ... Read more
Review of Almond Heights Senior Living
We moved our mother into the memory care of Almond Heights Senior Living. So far it's been fine, and the staff has also been fine. Her accommodations are the norm among this kind of community. It's... Read more
Review of The Village at Heritage Park
The Village at Heritage Park is excellent. The staff is great. The facility is very new, clean, and beautiful. It's the best out of all the places I checked out. The food is great. The atmosphere i... Read more