22 Memory Care Facilities near Whittier, CA

Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Whittier, CA

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Caring Star 2021

Oakmont of Whittier

Provides: Memory Care
13617 Whittier Blvd., Whittier, CA 90605
"We toured Oakmont of Whittier for memory care. The property was beautiful, well maintained, the staff was very helpful, answered all of our questions, and gave us a complete tour. We really liked..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Whittier Place

Provides: Memory Care
12315 Burgess Ave, Whittier, CA 90604
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Posada Whittier

Provides: Memory Care
8120 S. Painter Avenue, Whittier, CA 90602
"Lively, fun and full of surprises are how many describe our Senior Home and Assisted Living facility. Finding ways to keep our residents active mentally, socially and physically is our..." More

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Caring Star 2013

Brookdale Anaheim

Provides: Memory Care
200 North Dale Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92801
"We offer a home like setting and cheerful smiles from our professional staff who greet you every day. Our caring staff offers the assistance you need while respecting your independence.Our peaceful..." More

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Caring Star 2013

Brookdale Walnut

Provides: Memory Care
19850 East Colima, Walnut, CA 91789
"We offer a home like setting and cheerful smiles from our professional staff who greet you every day. Our caring staff offers the assistance you need while respecting your independence. Our..." More

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Sunrise of La Palma

Provides: Memory Care
5321 La Palma Avenue, La Palma, CA 90623
"Sunrise of La Palma is nice. It's a little expensive. There's a kitchenette and a refrigerator in the room. It's like a studio type with a private bathroom. They have an outdoor garden, which is..." More
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Caring Star 2015

Sunrise of San Marino

Provides: Memory Care
8332 Huntington Drive, San Gabriel, CA 91775
"Focusing on your unique needs and preferences, Sunrise Senior Living takes a holistic approach to senior care. With us, you can expect consistent yet individualized care rooted in evidence based..." More
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Harvest Retirement

Provides: Memory Care
9011 Knott Avenue, Buena Park, CA 90620
" 3/25/2020 I would like to take a Moment to Thank All at the Harvest Retirement. My Mother In Law is in the Memory Care unit. She is really happy there. The Staff is extremely nice to her..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Sunrise of Fullerton

Provides: Memory Care
2226 North Euclid Street, Fullerton, CA 92835
"My dad has been living at Sunrise of Fullerton memory care. It's very nice and they have a lot of activities." More
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Lakewood Gardens

Provides: Memory Care
12055 S. Lakewood Blvd, Downey, CA 90242
"I was introduced to Lakewood Gardens in December and went to visit the facility before I moved my Mother who is diagnosed with Dementia/Alzheimer's. When I got there I was greeted by Cecca who..." More

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Caring Star 2015

California Mission Inn

Provides: Memory Care
8417 Mission Drive, Rosemead, CA 91770

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Silverado The Huntington

Provides: Memory Care
1118 N. Stoneman Ave., Alhambra, CA 91801
"My friend moved into Silverado The Huntington. The place is very clean, elegant, and they're very attentive. It seemed quite calm and the rooms are nice. I was quite impressed that's why we chose..." More

Brittany House

Provides: Memory Care
5401 East Centralia Street, Long Beach, CA 90808
"My mother in law has been a resident for over 7 years. Never once during all the times we visited did my wife or I feel she was not being cared for. To the contrary, the facility was always..." More

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The Cottage at Artesia Gardens

Provides: Memory Care
6041 Kingman Avenue, Buena Park, CA 90621
"The Cottage at Artesia Gardens was a good place. I had a good experience with the lady who gave me the tour. She was very nice and very understanding. They serve three meals and snacks. The rooms..." More

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Arcadia Gardens Retirement Hotel

Provides: Memory Care
720 W. Camino Real, Arcadia, CA 91007
"Arcadia Gardens worked closely with us to get my aunt into their memory care facility. Due to both physical and mental struggles she was dealing with, she was definitely a challenging resident for..." More

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Downey Retirement Center

Provides: Memory Care
11500 Dolan Avenue, Downey, CA 90241
"At the Downey Retirement Center, residents are provided a home-like environment, free from the daily concerns associated with living alone, while enjoying still their independence. As we get older,..." More

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Silverado Brea Memory Care

Provides: Memory Care
149 W. Lambert Road, Brea, CA 92821
"Centrally located in North Orange County near Diamond Bar, Whittier, Hacienda Heights and Yorba Linda, Silverado Brea is more than just assisted living. It is a specialized memory care community..." More

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Caring Star 2018

Fullerton Gardens

Provides: Memory Care
1510 E. Commonwealth Ave, Fullerton, CA 92831
"Fullerton Gardens was very inviting in as far as the gardens. Unfortunately, it was necessary to have that tall gate to keep the wanderers in. But it's well-gated with beautiful gardens and..." More

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Whitten Heights

Provides: Memory Care
200 W. Whittier Blvd., La Habra, CA 90631
"We provide different living options depending on the senior’s need. Having both Assisted Living and Heritage living at the same location provides our resident and their families with the security..." More

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Richman Gardens

Provides: Memory Care
317 N. Richman Ave, Fullerton, CA 92832
"My mother was at Richman Gardens in Fullerton for over 3 years and has just past away at the age of 88. She had dementia, COPD, and heart problems. I can't say enough about this facility, the..." More

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Harbor Heights

Provides: Memory Care
525 W La Palma Ave, Anaheim, CA 92801
"Harbor Heights is a senior housing community that offers independent living and memory care in Anaheim, California. The facility provides a comfortable environment for seniors to live in and enjoy..." More

Alternative Senior Care

Provides: Memory Care
1013 North Hollydale, Fullerton, CA 92831
"We’re very happy with my mom's care at Alternative Senior Care. My mom has a room to herself. The food is not great, but it's OK, and nutritious. The staff is very caring." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Whittier

    Whittier, Los Angeles, is inhabited by 86,838 people, 12.8 percent of whom are 65 years or older. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, the state of California will see a 29 percent increase in the rate of seniors with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias by 2025. To serve the growing number of seniors with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, there are 43 memory care facilities around Whittier, with two in the city itself and 41 nearby.

    California makes memory care services available through housing arrangements called residential care facilities, which are licensed by the Department of Social Services. These facilities can support individuals with mild dementia if the resident organizes their own specialized care, like receiving medical care from a visiting nurse or contracting with hospice agencies to access services that the facility cannot provide.

    • For seniors with limited financial means, California’s high tax rates are important to consider. Income from retirement accounts and pensions are fully taxed in this state, but Social Security benefits are exempt.
    • Los Angeles County was given the grade of “F” by the American Lung Association for its short-term particle pollution levels. As such, the air quality in Whittier may worsen the condition of seniors with cardiovascular conditions.
    • Whittier has few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital specializing in brain health and dementia care located in Los Angeles.
    • Whittier is a relatively quiet, safe community, especially compared to the areas immediately surrounding it, making it a suitable place for seniors to live. This city’s rates of violent and property crime are in line with the national average, but Whittier’s violent crime rate is 35 percent lower on average than the rest of the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim metro area.

    Paying for Memory Care in Whittier

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in California

    $9,870.00 Alhambra
    $5,963.00 La Palma
    $5,043.00 US
    $5,006.00 Fullerton
    $4,280.00 Whittier
    $4,225.00 Downey
    $4,050.00 Buena Park
    $3,200.00 La Habra

    Memory Care costs in Whittier start around $4,280 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,043 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Whittier 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 Whittier

    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 Whittier

    Whittier 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 Whittier, please visit our Memory Care in California page.

    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Whittier

    Whittier-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.

    Memory Care near Whittier, CA

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Whittier

    • Review of Oakmont of Whittier

      We toured Oakmont of Whittier for memory care. The property was beautiful, well maintained, the staff was very helpful, answered all of our questions, and gave us a complete tour. We really liked e... Read more

      Nancy G.
    • Review of Oakmont of Whittier

      I really liked Oakmont of Whittier. It's very clean. I liked the food services, the rooms, the memory care separation, the gardens, and the staff. The amenities were good. Read more


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