Memory Care in El Cajon
There are 52 Memory Care Facilities in El Cajon, CA.
Memory Care El Cajon, CA
52 Memory Care facilities are located in the city of El Cajon, California and can accommodate the memory care needs of your Loved One. In El Cajon, depending on its residents’ care needs, these El Cajon Memory Care facilities provide daily nutritional meals, bathing, grooming, dressing, medication management, dementia and Alzheimer’s care and more.
Also, these 52 Memory Care in El Cajon can provide Seniors with family dining rooms, activity rooms, wellness programs, beauty salons, furnished rooms, outings, religious activities and much more.
When Do Older Adults Suffering From Alzheimer’s in El Cajon Need Memory Care?
Aging Older Adults typically need this type of long term, memory care in California when it is unsafe to live by themselves at home, they have a tendency to wander out of their home, or they need assistance with their ADLs (Activities of Daily Living). This can include showering, bathing, dressing, eating, medication management and more.
Residents in these types of memory care facilities in El Cajon are diagnosed with Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease. However, depending on the memory care facility, there can also be independent or assisted living residents living in the home or community.
Types of Memory Care Facilities in El Cajon
The size of a memory care facility in El Cajon can vary from a small, residential residential memory care homes to a large, resort style community with a secure memory wing.
A. Small Memory Care Residential Homes
Description and Size
Small, Residential Memory Care Homes in El Cajon can accommodate residents suffering from memory loss and are diagnosed with Dementia (Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, etc.). These memory care facilities are regular residential homes in your local neighborhood that have been converted to care for 6 to 10 senior residents. These care homes are licensed by California’s Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division and permitted by the City of El Cajon.
Types of Residents
Memory Care Residents in these residential, memory care homes prefer a “home-like” intimate setting that they are used to at home. While there are many small, residential memory care homes in El Cajon that provide activities, pet and music therapy, fitness programs, games such as Suduko, crossword puzzles and more. These Alzheimer’s residents in El Cajon prefer to be with a smaller group of seniors. If your Love One has a tendency to wander, first check with the facility owner or administrator to review their resident safety protocol and procedure. Since safety is their number one priority, you may want to compare with other care homes in El Cajon, CA or also consider a large community with a secured Memory Wing.
Caregiver to Resident Ratio
With the smaller facility size and lower number of Memory Care residents, the Caregiver-to-Resident Ratio in a El Cajon Board and Care is 1 Caregiver for every 2 to 3 residents.
B. Large Memory Care Communities
Description and Size
Large Memory Care Communities in El Cajon will look like a large resort or hotel with 50 to 200 residents. These care facilities will usually be located in commercially zoned areas and are also regulated by California’s Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division. These large memory care facilities can also have a secure Memory Wing that can keep residents suffering from Alzheimer’s safe from wandering.
Some nationally recognized Memory Care Communities that may be in El Cajon or nearby are familiar names like Silverado Senior Living, Sunrise Senior Living, Brookdale Senior Living, Pacifica Senior Living, Atria Senior Living, Oakmont Assisted Living & Memory Care, Enlivant Senior Living, Belmont Village Senior Living, Senior Lifestyle, Holiday Retirement, and Five Star Senior Living to name a few.
Types of Residents
Alzheimer’s residents in a El Cajon Memory Care Community will typically prefer a large community due to the daily schedule of activities, higher levels of socialization with other residents, chef prepared meals, music and pet therapy, music and art classes, fitness classes, puzzle games (Sudoku and crossword puzzles) and regular outings.
Caregiver to Resident Ratio
Due to the large size of the facility and higher number of residents, the typical Caregiver-to-Resident Ratio in El Cajon, CA can go from 1 Caregiver for every 6 to 12 residents.
Memory Care Costs in El Cajon
The average cost of Memory Care in El Cajon is $7,000 per month (source: Genworth Financial). Whether your loved one prefers a small residential care home or a large Alzheimer’s care community, the lowest Dementia Care starts at is $5,000 and can go as high as $15,000 depending on the Memory Care needs. To find out what factors play a part of the monthly cost, Click Here.
Paying for Memory Care
Paying for Memory Care in El Cajon can be done through a variety of ways. Most Memory Care residents and families pay for memory care out of pocket or also called “Private Pay.” Other methods of paying for Alzheimer’s Care is through Long Term Care Insurance, Veteran’s Aid and family members.
Medicare covers some parts of Memory Care in El Cajon. Some examples include inpatient stays at a skilled nursing facility, home health care, and medically necessary diagnostic tests. Additionally, people living in El Cajon with dementia / Memory Care may be eligible for specific Medicare plans that are tailored to their specific needs.
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The 52 Memory Care Facilities in El Cajon are licensed, inspected and regulated by the California’s Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division. Their responsibilities are to have the administrators currently licensed, inspect the Alzheimer’s Care facility before it opens, ensure the facility is operating up to standards and the residents are receiving good memory care.
We encourage you to browse through our Memory Care Listings in El Cajon to help you narrow down your options and save time. For more free information regarding Memory Care options and pricing in El Cajon, please contact 877.523.6523 and a Memory Care representative will be more than happy to help you.
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Guardian Angels Comfort Haven 2
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Parkway Garden Retirement Care Home
Parkway Garden Retirement Care Home is a Memory Care community conveniently located in the peaceful neighborhood of El Cajon, California on 660-664 Van Houten Avenue. Parkway Garden Retirement Care Home is licensed by the State of California to provide Memory Care care for the elderly for up to 15 ...
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