30 Memory Care Facilities near Westminster, CA
There are 30 Memory Care Facilities in the Westminster area, with 1 in Westminster and 29 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Westminster is $4,510 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,925. Cheaper nearby regions include Buena Park with an average starting cost of $4,050.
To help you with your search, browse the 52 reviews below for memory care facilities in Westminster. Better rated regions include Garden Grove with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Westminster, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Westminster
Westminster is an affluent community of fewer than 100,000 residents in Orange County, California. Seventeen percent of the city's population is aged 65 or older, many of whom have been diagnosed with dementia disorders such as Alzheimer's disease or Huntington's disease. Throughout California, an estimated 650,000 seniors are living with dementia.
For those who need it, there is one memory care facility in Westminster, although there are an additional 185 facilities in surrounding cities. These facilities, officially referred to in the state as residential care facilities, are closely regulated by the California Department of Social Services. These facilities often offer both assisted living and memory care services because regulations for these two levels of assistance are similar.
Violent crime rates in Westminster are low, which should put senior residents and their families at ease. Only 3.07 violent crimes per 1,000 resident occur in the area each year, when, by comparison, a total of 4.49 violent crimes per 1,000 residents occur annually in the average California city.
- The Westminster area may be too expensive for those who have a tight budget for memory care. The overall cost of living in the city is more than 85 percent above the U.S. average, which is likely to be reflected in the cost of room and board at memory care facilities.
- The Westminster area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care such as Kindred Hospital Westminster, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Westminster and Orange County have high levels of ozone and particle pollution, which can cause complications for vulnerable members of the population, including seniors. Seniors with medical conditions that affect the respiratory system may find their condition worsening while living in the area.
Paying for Memory Care in Westminster
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Westminster start around $4,510 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Westminster 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 Westminster
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 Westminster
Westminster 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 Westminster, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Directory of Winners in the Westminster Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Westminster
Westminster-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.