37 Memory Care Facilities near Santa Clarita, CA
There are 37 Memory Care Facilities in the Santa Clarita area, with 2 in Santa Clarita and 35 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Santa Clarita is $6,037 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,860. Cheaper nearby regions include Newhall with an average starting cost of $3,650.
To help you with your search, browse the 29 reviews below for memory care facilities in Santa Clarita. Better rated regions include Newhall with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Santa Clarita, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Santa Clarita
Santa Clarita is located just north of Los Angeles and is the third largest city in Los Angeles County with more than 210,000 residents. According to the Alzheimer's Association, 650,000 Californian seniors suffer from Alzheimer's Disease and other forms of dementia and may require specialized residential memory care. With nearly 12 percent of Santa Clarita's residents being over the age of 65, there's a substantial need for residential memory care facilities in the area. Seniors who require memory care and their loved ones can choose from more than 55 memory care facilities in the area. Some of the area's memory care facilities may share a community with assisted living facilities, as state provisions for both levels of care are similar. In California, facilities that provide memory care or assisted living to the elderly are officially known as residential care facilities.
- Santa Clarita is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care such as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The air quality in Santa Clarita the worst in the country according to the American Lung Association. Seniors who have a respiratory illness may notice their condition worsening if they choose to reside here and should seriously consider this before committing to a memory care facility in Santa Clarita.
- Santa Clarita is much safer than many other cities throughout California, and seniors and their loved ones can feel safe and secure while living here. Only 16.73 property crimes and 1.89 violent crimes occur per 1,000 residents in the city each year. By comparison, California has an annual average of 25.53 property crimes and 4.45 violent crimes per 1,000 residents.
- Although Santa Clarita's overall cost of living is almost 65 percent higher than the national average, seniors living in memory care may find the area more affordable than other cities in California, as the cost of health care is 15 percent below the countrywide average.
Paying for Memory Care in Santa Clarita
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Santa Clarita start around $6,030 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,999 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Santa Clarita 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 Santa Clarita
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 Santa Clarita
Santa Clarita 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 Santa Clarita, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Santa Clarita
Santa Clarita-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.