11 Memory Care Facilities in San Joaquin County, CA
The average cost of memory care in San Joaquin County is $4,407 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Stanislaus County with an average starting cost of $4,034.
To help you with your search, browse the 45 reviews below for memory care facilities in San Joaquin County. On average, consumers rate memory care in San Joaquin County 4.2 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Alameda County with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 10 families in San Joaquin County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in San Joaquin County, call (855) 863-8283.
What to Consider About Memory Care in San Joaquin County
Just over 12 percent of San Joaquin County's 745,424 residents are 65 or older. About one in 10 of these seniors has a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia, and this number is only expected to grow over the next decade.
San Joaquin County's 10 memory care facilities can help families continue to provide the highest level of care possible to their loved ones with dementia. The California Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division, is responsible for licensing these memory care facilities as Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFEs).
- Ranked on a scale of one to 100, where one is the least amount of criminal activity, San Joaquin County's violent crime is 56.8, while its property crime is 54.7. Contrast this with the national averages, which are 31.1 for violent crime and 38.1 for property crime. While memory care facilities are usually secure by design, seniors and their families can always ask what policies a facility has in place to prevent offenses within its walls.
- Seniors with chronic respiratory illnesses, such as emphysema or asthma, are more susceptible to health risks posed by air pollution in San Joaquin County than the general population. Overall, the county's air quality received a failing grade from the American Lung Association.
- A memory care facility in San Joaquin County may be ideal for seniors who crave comfortable weather throughout the year. July is the county's warmest month, with an average high temperature of 93 degrees. By contrast, January is the coolest month, with an average low temperature of 38 degrees.
- Seniors and their families who have narrowed their search for memory care to the state of California will find that San Joaquin County's cost of living compares favorably to the rest of the state. Overall, the county is around 38 percent less expensive than the state average.
Paying for Memory Care in San Joaquin County
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Memory Care costs in San Joaquin County start around $4,695 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 San Joaquin 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 Joaquin 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 Joaquin County
San Joaquin 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 Joaquin County, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in San Joaquin County
San Joaquin 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 Joaquin County
Review of Somerford Place of Stockton
Staff is very helpful and responsive to our family's needs and concerns. If we have had requests for anything relating to our family member's care, Somerford has discussed our options and implemen... Read more
Review of Brookdale Kettleman Lane
Brookdale Kettleman Lane was very nice. They had a memory care section, which is what we focused on. If my mother-in-law was a little bit more independent, we would've put her there. If I had someb... Read more
Review of Manteca Retirement Community - Happy Living by Cogir
My mother moved into Manteca Retirement Community - Happy Living by Cogir. She's OK, although she's in an adjustment period, and so far it's not too bad. Her room is fine; it's what she needs. It h... Read more