9 Memory Care Facilities near Torrance, CA
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There are 9 Memory Care Facilities in the Torrance area, with 5 in Torrance and 4 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Torrance is $4,253 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,795. Cheaper nearby regions include Carson with an average starting cost of $3,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 14 reviews below for memory care facilities in Torrance. On average, consumers rate memory care in Torrance 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Redondo Beach with an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars.
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5 Memory Care Facilities in Torrance, CA
4 Memory Care Facilities near Torrance, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Torrance
Torrance is a city that is located in the Los Angeles Metropolitan area. It is known for its moderate year-round climate and coastal views of the Pacific Ocean. More than 16 percent of Torrance's nearly 150,000 residents are over the age of 65 years. Although many are able to live independently, some seniors require specialized care for Alzheimer's Disease, Huntington's Disease or other dementia disorders. There are 10 memory care facilities in the Torrance able that provide this type of care to the elderly. Many memory care facilities are housed in communities that provide assisted living services, which are known throughout California as Residential Care Facilities. This is because the regulations are similar in the state for both levels of care.
- The Torrance area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Torrance Memorial Medical Center and Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- According to the American Lung Association, Los Angeles has the worst air quality in the country. That means that simply breathing the air in Torrance can worsen respiratory conditions or even cause new respiratory conditions in the elderly.
- Seniors and their loved ones can feel safer knowing that crime rates in Torrance are quite low when compared with the rest of the state. In Torrance, violent crimes occur at a rate of only 1.85 per 1,000 residents and property crimes at a rate of 22.79 per 1,000 residents. By comparison, the state average for violent crime is 4.45 incidents per 1,000 residents and 25.53 property crimes per 1,000 residents.
- Living in Torrance may be too expensive for some seniors, especially on a limited budget. The overall cost of living in Torrance is more than 116 percent higher than the national average. However, it is worth noting that the cost of healthcare in the area is 15 percent below average, which can be an important factor to consider for seniors who require frequent medical care.
Paying for Memory Care in Torrance
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Torrance start around $4,253 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,900 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Torrance 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 Torrance
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 Torrance
Torrance 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 Torrance, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Torrance
Torrance-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.
Other Options in Torrance, CA
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Torrance
Review of Silver & Gray Retreats
I generally like the staff because they were nice, caring, understanding and patient. It was like walking into a home. The place had a warm environment and it is like a small family. Compared to ot... Read more