31 Memory Care Facilities in San Bernardino County, CA
The average cost of memory care in San Bernardino County is $4,251 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900.
To help you with your search, browse the 80 reviews below for memory care facilities in San Bernardino County. On average, consumers rate memory care in San Bernardino County 4.5 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 31 families in San Bernardino County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in San Bernardino County, call (855) 863-8283.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in San Bernardino County
Over 2 million people call the County of San Bernardino home, including more than 200,000 seniors 65 years of age or older. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services estimates that one in 10 of these seniors is living with dementia. Because of the progressive nature of the disease, affected seniors may eventually need more intensive care than families can provide at home.
When it is time to help a loved one transition into memory care, San Bernardino County offers 26 different facilities from which to choose. The state of California licenses them as Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFEs).
- Local weather may be an important factor for seniors and their families when deciding on a location for memory care. San Bernardino County's bright, warm climate will likely appeal to seniors. During a typical year, sunshine bathes the county for 284 days. The average annual high temperature is 91 degrees, and the average low is 43 degrees.
- San Bernardino County is among the most affordable places for seniors to live in California, with overall living costs that are 41 percent lower than the state average. In the event of illness, seniors can expect to pay about 10 percent less, on average, for healthcare in San Bernardino County than elsewhere in the state.
- Knowing what to expect at tax time can help seniors with dementia and their families build a better budget for memory care. Retirees in San Bernardino County do not have to pay any state income tax on Social Security benefits. Other types of retirement income, however, are taxable.
- San Bernardino County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Geriatric Medicine Center at the Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in San Bernardino County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in San Bernardino County start around $4,235 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,048 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in San Bernardino 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 San Bernardino 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 San Bernardino County
San Bernardino 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 San Bernardino County, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in San Bernardino County
San Bernardino 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 San Bernardino County
Review of D'Desert Rose
I'm very happy with D'Desert Rose. I like the house, the atmosphere, and the room for my husband. It's very nice and cozy. When I first walked in, I immediately liked everything about it. So far so... Read more
Review of Blossom Grove Alzheimer's Special Care Center
My wife has lived at Blossom Grove since December, 2018 (after a change in management, for those who may read older negative reviews here). Placing a loved one in a "memory care" home is probably t... Read more
Review of D'Vine Home
We put a deposit down over at D'Vine Home. So far, it's very nice. The place is very clean and the owners are very helpful and pleasant. The staff that helped me during the tour was very pleasant, ... Read more