20 Memory Care Facilities near Woodland Hills, CA
There are 20 Memory Care Facilities in the Woodland Hills area, with 3 in Woodland Hills and 17 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Woodland Hills is $5,348 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,795. Cheaper nearby regions include West Hills with an average starting cost of $4,607.
To help you with your search, browse the 13 reviews below for memory care facilities in Woodland Hills. Better rated regions include West Hills with an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars.
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3 Memory Care Facilities in Woodland Hills, CA
17 Memory Care Facilities near Woodland Hills, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Woodland Hills
Woodland Hills is a safe, upscale neighborhood in the Santa Monica mountains of northern Los Angeles, California. This state has over 650,000 residents with either Alzheimer's Disease or dementia, and many of Woodland Hills' 11,500 seniors over 65 may need to transition into one of the 27 memory care facilities here.
The State of California regulates memory care facilities through the Department of Social Services. Residential care facilities are regulated by the Senior Care Licensing Program, which covers facilities for the elderly and continuing care retirement communities. Requirements stipulate that buildings and grounds be locked and secure and staff training to preserve the security of the facility and the safety of the residents. Nurses and nursing attendants in memory care facilities are required to undergo training and certification to treat those with Alzheimer's and dementia.
Weather in the greater Los Angeles area, where Woodland Hills is located, is known for being warm and sunny most of the year. Summers are warm and winters mild and snow-free. Seniors who dislike cold, snowy winters will enjoy living here and those with arthritic joints or other health conditions alleviated by warm weather will find relief.
Air quality in Woodland Hills, as in the rest of the Los Angeles area, is some of the worst in the nation. The American Lung Association ranks the LA area in the top ten of most polluted cities in several different categories. This may be important to consider for seniors in memory care who have respiratory illnesses.
Cost of living in the greater Los Angeles area is about twice the national average, though this is primarily due to the high cost of housing - more than three times the national average. HIgher housing costs may affect the overall cost of operations for many memory care facilities, something that those on a budget should keep in mins. Seniors will find that grocery costs and health care expenses here are near the national average.
- The Los Angeles area, including Woodland Hills, is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the UCLA Easton Center and the Memory and Aging Center at USC, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Woodland Hills
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Woodland Hills start around $5,348 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,897 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Woodland 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 Woodland 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 Woodland Hills
Woodland 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 Woodland Hills, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Woodland Hills
Woodland 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.