7 Memory Care Facilities in Visalia, CA
The average cost of memory care in Visalia is $4,967 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Fowler with an average starting cost of $3,595.
To help you with your search, browse the 1 review below for memory care facilities in Visalia. On average, consumers rate memory care in Visalia 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Fresno with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Visalia, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Visalia
The city of Visalia, CA, is a farming community located halfway down California's Central Valley, roughly halfway between the larger cities of Fresno and Bakersfield. Visalia, a city of 133,000 people, 11.5 percent of whom are seniors over 65, has 29 memory care facilities that provide full-time supervision and assistance for aging adults with Alzheimer's disease, dementia, advanced Parkinson's disease and Huntington's disease.
Around 650,000 of California's estimated 39 million people have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, and those living in Visalia, and elsewhere, can rest assured that California's Department of Social Services regulates all memory care facilities in a similar fashion to the assisted living communities with which they are often associated.
- The weather in Visalia is generally warm and dry. Inland California temperatures range up to an average of 94 degrees Fahrenheit in August, while the very mild winters average 38 degrees. The dry summers can kick up dust and aggravate seniors' asthma in July and August, while the uncommon rainy bouts can suddenly raise pollen and mold, which can be an issue for seniors with allergies. Visalia gets 11 inches of rain in an average year.
Visalia's cost of living is similar to nearby Bakersfield, where housing costs are at least 12 percent lower than the national average. Of special concern to seniors in memory care, typical healthcare costs in Visalia are 5 percent higher than the average across the United States.
Visalia's crime rates are lower than the state average for California. Violent crime is roughly 25 percent less common in Visalia than it is in the rest of California, while property crimes are roughly 30 percent higher.
- The Visalia area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Kaweah Delta Medical Center and Tulare Regional Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Visalia
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Visalia start around $4,967 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,048 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Visalia 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 Visalia
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 Visalia
Visalia 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 Visalia, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Directory of Winners in the Visalia Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Visalia
Visalia-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 Visalia
Review of Quail Park at Shannon Ranch
I visited Quail Park at Shannon Ranch. I took a full tour and it was very insightful. It's a beautiful facility and some of the rooms have never even been occupied. Had my mother been younger and m... Read more