25 Memory Care Facilities near Van Nuys, CA
There are 25 Memory Care Facilities in the Van Nuys area, with 2 in Van Nuys and 23 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Van Nuys is $3,175 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Glendale with an average starting cost of $3,050.
To help you with your search, browse the 8 reviews below for memory care facilities in Van Nuys. Better rated regions include Northridge with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
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2 Memory Care Facilities in Van Nuys, CA
23 Memory Care Facilities near Van Nuys, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Van Nuys
Van Nuys is a small neighborhood in Los Angeles, California, where more than 10 percent of the city's nearly 4 million residents are 65 or older. More than 147,000 seniors in Los Angeles are living with Alzheimer's Disease or another form of dementia, and for those who need it there are 24 residential memory care facilities in the area from which seniors and their families can choose.
In California, facilities that provide memory care to seniors, as well as those that provide basic assisted living services, are officially classified as residential care facilities (RCFs). As such, both levels of care are often provided by the same RCF. The California Department of Social Services is responsible for regulating all RCFs throughout the state.
- Although Van Nuys is one of the safer neighborhoods in Los Angeles, it's important to keep in mind that the city is known for having a high violent crime rate that's nearly double the state average. In fact, residents of Los Angeles have a one in 130 chance of becoming the victim of a violent crime. Families should discuss security when touring memory care facilities to make sure that residents are protected from crime.
Income tax rates in California are among the highest in the U.S. and the state taxes all forms of retirement income. Families that are relying on senior income to pay for memory care may find that taxes cut into their budget too much.
- According to the American Lung Association, the air quality in Los Angeles is the worst in the country. Seniors living in Van Nuys may find their health negatively affected on high pollution days, especially those with respiratory illnesses.
- The Van Nuys area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care, such as Sherman Oaks Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Van Nuys
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Van Nuys start around $3,175 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,909 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Van Nuys 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 Van Nuys
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 Van Nuys
Van Nuys 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 Van Nuys, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Van Nuys
Van Nuys-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.