The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in San Bernardino, CA for 2023
There are 19 Memory Care Facilities in the San Bernardino area, with 1 in San Bernardino and 18 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in San Bernardino is $4,350 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,354. Cheaper nearby regions include Loma Linda with an average starting cost of $3,597.
To help you with your search, browse the 104 reviews below for memory care facilities in San Bernardino. On average, consumers rate memory care in San Bernardino 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Loma Linda with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in San Bernardino, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in San Bernardino
San Bernardino is located east of Los Angeles, California, and is home to just over 215,000 residents. Although less than 10 percent of San Bernardino's residents are senior citizens, there are 14 memory care facilities in the area that provide residential care and assistance to those who've been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and dementia.
These facilities, known officially throughout California as Residential Care Facilities (RCFs), help to accommodate the staggering need for dementia care in California, where an estimated 650,000 seniors aged 65 and older have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia. It's not uncommon for RCFs to offer both memory care and assisted living services, as provisions for both levels of care are similar in California.
- The San Bernardino area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care, such as Dignity Health - Community Hospital of San Bernardino.
- The American Lung Association has given San Bernardino a failing grade for air quality. Both ozone levels and environmental pollutants are high, which may pose a health risk to some seniors, particularly those with heart or lung conditions.
- Social security income is tax exempt in California; however, all other forms of retirement income are fully taxed at some of the highest income tax rates in the country. For seniors receiving a pension and those with limited savings, taxes may be a deterrent to living in the state.
- Seniors and their loved ones may find San Bernardino more affordable than many other cities throughout California. Although the overall cost of living in the city is 16 percent higher than the national average, some individual costs are much lower. For example, the cost of healthcare is 17 percent below the nationwide average cost.
Paying for Memory Care in San Bernardino
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in San Bernardino start around $4,350 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 San Bernardino 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 San Bernardino
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 San Bernardino
San Bernardino 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 San Bernardino, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in San Bernardino
San Bernardino-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 San Bernardino
Review of Villas at San Bernardino
Villas at San Bernardino was a very clean place. They do activities with the memory care residents, and they showed us all the programs that they do for the day. There are security doors, but they ... Read more
Review of Villas at San Bernardino
Villas at San Bernardino was very nice, the staff participates from the top down to their residents. It's a very nice place and the workers are all caring. My parents have been living in the memory... Read more