16 Memory Care Facilities near Alameda, CA
There are 16 Memory Care Facilities in the Alameda area, with 1 in Alameda and 15 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Alameda is $5,595 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Emeryville with an average starting cost of $4,950.
To help you with your search, browse the 16 reviews below for memory care facilities in Alameda. Better rated regions include Oakland with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Alameda, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Alameda
Around one-tenth of U.S. residents who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease live in California. Over 14 percent of Alameda's 79,000 people are aged 65 and over, and the city has one memory care facility that helps cater to those with dementia and other cognitive diseases. A further 13 can be found in nearby communities.
In California, residential care facilities for the elderly refer to memory care, assisted living and continuing care facilities. All facilities that offer dementia care must meet additional requirements around staff numbers, staff training and building specifications.
- Seniors with respiratory problems may find their health affected by poor air quality in Alameda County, including Alameda. The American Lung Association gives the county a failing grade for ozone pollution. Although short-term particle pollution is lower, the C grade indicates it may still cause difficulties for some seniors.
- Alameda's climate is appealing to seniors who like to spend time in the sunshine. The city has 259 sunny days each year and no extreme temperatures. In July, the average high is 71 degrees, and the January low averages 44, giving the city a comfortable climate year-round.
- If you are funding your loved one's memory care through a retirement fund or pension, California's tax policies may impact your budget. Although Social Security income is exempt, all other forms of retirement income are subject to income tax. The state also has one of the highest sales taxes in the country.
- Although Alameda's crime rate is about average for cities of a similar size, it is still higher than 73 percent of California's towns and cities. Most memory care facilities have measures in place to ensure the safety of their residents, but you may wish to inquire about the specifics if you have particular concerns.
Paying for Memory Care in Alameda
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Alameda start around $5,595 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,057 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Alameda 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 Alameda
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 Alameda
Alameda 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 Alameda, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Alameda
Alameda-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.