35 Memory Care Facilities near West Hills, CA
There are 35 Memory Care Facilities in the West Hills area, with 4 in West Hills and 31 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in West Hills is $3,984 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Northridge with an average starting cost of $3,683.
To help you with your search, browse the 29 reviews below for memory care facilities in West Hills. On average, consumers rate memory care in West Hills 4.2 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Calabasas with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in West Hills, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in West Hills, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in West Hills
West Hills is a residential neighborhood located in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles, where more than 10 percent of the city's 4 million residents are age 65 or older. An estimated 147,000 seniors throughout Los Angeles County have been diagnosed with a dementia-related disorder such as Huntington's disease or Alzheimer's disease.
The West Hills area is home to four memory care facilities that provide residential care to seniors with dementia. There are an additional 20 facilities in nearby areas such as North Ridge, Simi Valley and Calabasas. These facilities are officially known as residential care facilities, and they may also provide basic assisted living service to seniors as both levels of care are subject to similar regulations.
- Although West Hills is one of the safer neighborhoods in Los Angeles, it's important to consider the city's violent crime rate. A total of 7.7 violent crimes per 1,000 residents occur each year in Los Angeles, while only 4.49 violent crimes per 1,000 residents occur in the average California city. When touring memory care facilities, potential clients should inquire about security measures for residents.
- According to the American Lung Association, the air quality in Los Angeles County is the worst in the country. High levels of particle and ozone pollution may negatively affect the health of seniors, especially those with respiratory illnesses or cardiovascular disease.
- The West Hills area is home to world-class medical facilities including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care, such as West Hills Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- California has some of the highest income tax rates in the United States, and all retirement income, including savings accounts and pensions, is fully taxed at the state level. Families who have limited disposable income may find that these taxes cut into their budget for memory care too much.
Paying for Memory Care in West Hills
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in West Hills start around $3,984 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 West Hills 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 West Hills
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 West Hills
West Hills 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 West Hills, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Directory of Winners in the West Hills Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in West Hills
West Hills-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 West Hills
Review of Sunrise of West Hills
I had both a virtual and in-person tour at Sunrise of West Hills. It looked wonderful. I got a full tour and I got a tour of some of the sample rooms. They're starting to open up in that neighborho... Read more
Review of Home with Heart
I saw Home with Heart. It was okay, but not the most well-kept facility. The lady I spoke with was very nice, the staff seemed okay, and they had some activities for the residents. It felt like the... Read more
Review of Sunrise of West Hills
We're considering Sunrise of West Hills for my in-laws because it's close and they didn't have any license violations. The community was nice, but I wasn't impressed with the room-bedroom situation... Read more