8 Memory Care Facilities near Salinas, CA
There are 8 Memory Care Facilities in the Salinas area, with 3 in Salinas and 5 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Salinas is $4,561 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,120. Cheaper nearby regions include Gilroy with an average starting cost of $3,200.
To help you with your search, browse the 12 reviews below for memory care facilities in Salinas. On average, consumers rate memory care in Salinas 4.7 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Santa Cruz with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 6 families in Salinas find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Salinas, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Salinas, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Salinas
Just over 8 percent of Salinas' 158,000 residents are aged 65 and over, and there are many seniors in the area who've been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia. In fact, throughout California, an estimated 650,000 seniors have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.
In Salinas, these seniors are able to receive specialized dementia care in any of the area's five memory care facilities. Two of these facilities are in Salinas, and the remaining three are located in Monterey. These facilities are closely regulated by the California Department of Social Services and are officially known as residential care facilities. Assisted living services are often provided in the same facility as memory care, as both levels of service are subject to similar regulations.
Violent crime in Salinas occurs at a rate of 6.51 crimes per 1,000 residents each year, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. It's a good idea for loved ones to inquire about security when touring memory care facilities in Salinas to ensure that there are measures in place to keep residents from wandering outside the facility.
- The overall cost of living in Salinas is nearly 45 percent higher than the national average and housing costs in the city are more than 145 percent higher than the national average. This is likely to have a major effect on the cost of room and board in memory care facilities.
- The Salinas area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care, such as Natividad and Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The air quality in Salinas and throughout Monterey County is moderate, receiving an F for short-term particle pollution, an A for ozone pollution and a passing grade for annual particle pollution from the American Lung Association. This may be a consideration for seniors with respiratory illnesses or cardiovascular disease.
Paying for Memory Care in Salinas
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Salinas start around $5,376 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,053 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Salinas 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 Salinas
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 Salinas
Salinas 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 Salinas, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Directory of Winners in the Salinas Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Salinas
Salinas-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.
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Salinas
Review of Ivy Park at Salinas
My dad moved into Ivy Park at Salinas. It started a little rough. He had to be hospitalized for four days because his blood pressure dropped. But since we've been back, he's adjusting well. He's go... Read more
Review of Madonna Gardens Assisted Living & Memory Care
Madonna Gardens Assisted Living & Memory Care was just spectacular and luxurious. The location is a beautiful, serene neighborhood. There's a school and a park. It just was ideal. If you have t... Read more
Review of Vista Harden Ranch
I went to Vista Harden Ranch. It was extremely clean, very inviting, and the rooms were very nice. The yard was great for walking. They were doing a cooking class with the elderly. There wasn't any... Read more