AlzheimersNet is your guide to memory care in Avalon, CA. Memory care communities provide housing and care for older adults with Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia. Memory care enables seniors who have memory loss to stay as active and engaged as they possibly can, while living in a dignified, safe and secure setting. Our local Senior Living Advisors have local expertise in memory care in Avalon, CA and surrounding areas. After an initial assessment, your advisor will send you a list of memory care facilities that most closely match your loved one's essential priorities for care and living preferences, as well as your family's finances.
Memory Care Costs in Nearby Cities* The costs above represent the AVERAGE monthly cost of memory care for a one person bedroom in that city.
Facts about Avalon
The official website for the city of Avalon is http://www.cityofavalon.com/.
Avalon is the only incorporated city on Santa Catalina Island of the California Channel Islands, and the southernmost city in Los Angeles County. The population was 3,728 at the 2010 census.Avalon was first settled in pre-modern times by members of the Gabrielino/Tongva tribe. From the late 19th century to the early 20th century, several different developers tried to develop Avalon into a resort destination community, but most went bankrupt. In 1919, William Wrigley, Jr. gained control of Avalon. Wrigley oversaw much of the development of Avalon, including the construction of the landmark Catalina Casino.The city remains primarily a resort community. Most of the waterfront is dominated by tourism-oriented businesses. The older parts of the town on the valley floor consist primarily of small houses and two and three-story buildings in various traditional architectural styles.