18 Memory Care Facilities near Seal Beach, CA
There are 18 Memory Care Facilities in the Seal Beach area, with 1 in Seal Beach and 17 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Seal Beach is $5,658 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,825. Cheaper nearby regions include Long Beach with an average starting cost of $4,925.
To help you with your search, browse the 23 reviews below for memory care facilities in Seal Beach. Better rated regions include Long Beach with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Seal Beach, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Seal Beach
The Orange County city of Seal Beach is home to over 24,000 residents and has an exceptionally large senior community that makes up about 38 percent of the population. According to the Alzheimer's Association, the majority of Alzheimer's cases are found in those age 65 and over, with as many as one in 10 seniors living with this disease. In Orange County alone, nearly 12 percent of seniors with Medicare have Alzheimer's or dementia.
There are 18 memory care facilities in the Seal Beach region, including one in the city proper and the remaining in nearby cities like Stanton and Huntington Beach. Some of these memory care facilities share campuses with residential care facilities for the elderly, as is the case with Seal Beach's local facility, while others are independent.
- In Orange County, including the city of Seal Beach, ozone pollution and short-term particle pollution levels are very high. According to the American Lung Association, which gave the county an F for ozone pollution and a D for 24-hour particle pollution, high pollution levels may pose a danger to seniors, particularly those with asthma, COPD or cardiovascular disease. This may be a consideration for some families researching local memory care.
- Although Social Security income is not taxed in California, all other forms of retirement income are fully taxable. This may impact how much money can be budgeted toward memory care in Seal Beach.
- Seal Beach's warm season lasts from early July to late September with highs around 80 degrees and lows in the mid-60s. The cool season lasts from late November to late March with highs in the upper-60s and lows in the upper-40s. The city's mild climate may be well-suited for seniors who enjoy being outdoors.
- The overall cost of living in Seal Beach is more than double the national average, which may result in higher memory care costs, but healthcare costs in this city are relatively low. This may benefit those who are managing chronic conditions like Alzheimer's.
Paying for Memory Care in Seal Beach
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Seal Beach start around $5,658 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,957 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Seal Beach 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 Seal Beach
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 Seal Beach
Seal Beach 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 Seal Beach, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Directory of Winners in the Seal Beach Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Seal Beach
Seal Beach-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.