38 Memory Care Facilities in Alameda County, CA

Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Alameda County, CA

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Caring Star 2018

The Parkview

Provides: Memory Care
100 Valley Avenue, Pleasanton, CA 94566
"I toured The Parkview for my mother. It was nice. We loved the tour guide; she was great. The place was very comfortable and homey, with warm settings. It looked clean. The rooms were nice, and..." More

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Pacifica Senior Living Oakland Heights

Provides: Memory Care
2361 E 29th St, Oakland, CA 94606
"We visited Pacifica Senior Living Oakland Heights. It was nice, it was clean, and it was close to where our families are located. We're looking to go back and look into a bundle like a detached..." More

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Caring Star 2020

Pacifica Senior Living Union City

Provides: Memory Care
33883 Alvarado-Niles Rd, Union City, CA 94587
"Great value for the prices. I am grateful that we found such quality care within my dad's budget. The staff is knowledgable, friendly, respectful to their residents. It's great to know that when we..." More

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Caring Star 2015

Sunrise of Oakland Hills

Provides: Memory Care
11889 Skyline Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94619
"Sunrise of Oakland Hills is beautiful and has a beautiful view of the entire San Francisco Bay. It's gorgeous. The staff member who helped me was really terrific as well. Their dining area was very..." More
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Carlton Senior Living San Leandro

Provides: Memory Care
1000 East 14th Street, San Leandro, CA 94577
"My mom moved into Carlton Senior Living San Leandro. I like the place a lot. It is clean, friendly, helpful, and just a good place. Her room is clean, taken care of, and watched. It's very good...." More

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The Point at Rockridge

Provides: Memory Care
4500 Gilbert Street, Oakland, CA 94611
"I did a tour of The Point at Rockridge. For us personally, it's in a convenient location so that all of her family can come visit because it's centrally located. No one has to travel far because..." More

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Caring Star 2015

Brookdale North Fremont

Provides: Memory Care
38035 Martha Avenue, Fremont, CA 94536
"Brookdale North Fremont is a perfect size. Whatever your starting point is, if you walked the whole thing, you're going to end up back in the same place because it's sort of built like a round..." More

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Marymount Villa

Provides: Memory Care
345 Davis Street, San Leandro, CA 94577
"I like Marymount Villa. It's warm and pleasant. The people were nice and helpful. They explained a lot to me, talked to me, and showed me around. I liked the way the environment was set up, so it..." More

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Carefield Castro Valley Assisted Livi...

Provides: Memory Care
19960 Santa Maria Avenue, Castro Valley, CA 94546
"I toured Carefield Castro Valley for my mother. This one was also really nice, and I liked it. The residents seemed happier. I loved the tour guide; she was lovely. The facility was very nice, and..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Oakmont of Mariner Point

Provides: Memory Care
2400 Mariner Square Drive, Alameda, CA 94501
"Oakmont of Mariner Point is nice. It's really way back in the distance, so you get kind of confused on where it is, but the facility looked nice. The rooms were a nice size. They have nice..." More

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Tuscany Villa Senior Living

Provides: Memory Care
790 Holmes Street, Livermore, CA 94550
"My mother was a patient here for 4.5 years, until she passed away recently. I cannot express how thankful I am to have had the wonderful staff caring for her all that time. The caregivers are..." More

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Silverado Berkeley Memory Care Community

Provides: Memory Care
2235 Sacramento Street, Berkeley, CA 94702
"I toured Silverado Berkeley Memory Care Community. It would have been perfect, but I can't afford it. It's too expensive. They are specifically and strictly a memory care facility. The whole..." More

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Sunol Creek Memory Care

Provides: Memory Care
5980 Sunol Blvd, Pleasanton, CA 94566
"My mother moved to memory care in Sunol Creek. It's a very nice place and they do a good job. My mom is comfortable there and she feels safe. The other residents are very nice. The rooms are a..." More

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Sunrise of Pleasanton

Provides: Memory Care
5700 Pleasant Hill Road, Pleasanton, CA 94588
"Sunrise of Pleasanton was a very good facility. It's large and there seemed to be a number of residents that live there. They showed us all of the different activities that the seniors participate..." More
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Elegance at Dublin

Provides: Memory Care
7601 Amador Valley Blvd, Dublin, CA 94568
"I toured Elegance at Dublin. It's very nice and very new. It looked like a hotel, they have engaging activities, and it's super close to my house. The contact there was super professional. They..." More

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Arcadian Residential Community

Provides: Memory Care
24647 Mohr Drive, Hayward, CA 94545
"At Arcadian Residential Community, we provide care for your loved ones and, at the same time, help them maintain their independence. Our assisted living community looks and feels like home,..." More

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Carefield Pleasanton Memory Care

Provides: Memory Care
4115 Mohr Avenue, Pleasanton, CA 94566
"We like Carefield Pleasanton Memory Care. The only downside was (it's not that big a distance), but it would take us 45 minutes to an hour to get there because of traffic and stuff. The Bay Area..." More

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Oak Creek

Provides: Memory Care
6127 E Castro Valley Blvd, Castro Valley, CA 94552
"I really enjoyed my visit with my client in Oak Creek Center. He had a progressive case of Alzheimer's that was causing him to forget nearly everything - including the name of his relatives. Oak..." More

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Belmont Village Albany

Provides: Memory Care
1100 San Pablo Ave, Albany, CA 94706
"Belmont Village Albany was great and looked like a five-star hotel. The dining area was very nice. The person during the tour was very helpful. They had activities all day long. They could go to..." More

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Willow Creek Alzheimers & Dementia Ca...

Provides: Memory Care
22424 Charlene Way, Castro Valley, CA 94546
"At The Creeks, we provide memory care for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and various forms of dementia. We emphasize respect for our residents and accept who they are today, as they continue..." More

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Helping Hands Senior Living

Provides: Memory Care
8552 Briarwood Ln, Dublin, CA 94568
"Our community offers 24-hour care with a full staff. Our staff has over 12 years of experience giving quality loving care. All of our rooms are private and come equipped with hospital beds. We..." More

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Elegance Berkeley

Provides: Memory Care
2100 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702
"Situated in Poet’s Corner between the West Berkeley Design Loop and the International Marketplace District, Elegance Berkeley is designed to help the Bay Area’s active elders continue to..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Fremont Hills

Provides: Memory Care
35490 Mission Blvd., Fremont, CA 94536
"My brother was in the Fremont Hills for ten years. He started in assisted living and moved to memory care because he took off. The care was intermittent. There were times that he had good care, but..." More

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Aegis Gardens

Provides: Memory Care
36281 Fremont Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94536
"Aegis Gardens in Fremont, CA, is a unique senior living community, dedicated to the Asian culture, offering assisted living and dementia care. Located close to shopping and medical centers, those..." More

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Mercy Retirement & Care Center

Provides: Memory Care
3431 Foothill Blvd., Oakland, CA 94601
"Situated on a lush campus in Oakland, California, Mercy Retirement & Care Center provides assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing services to meet a variety of health care..." More

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Merrill Gardens at Rockridge

Provides: Memory Care
5238 Coronado Ave., Oakland, CA 94618
"This brand new community in the East Bay is located in the coveted Rockridge neighborhood outside Oakland. The community design matches the classic architecture of the area and it's close to..." More

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Aegis Living Fremont

Provides: Memory Care
3850 Walnut Ave, Fremont, CA 94538
"I went to the memory care unit of Aegis Living Fremont. It just looked like they didn't have a lot to offer. It didn't seem like they had a good-sized, communal room. They had this area that looked..." More

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Creekview Health Center

Provides: Memory Care
2900 Stoneridge Drive, Pleasanton, CA 94588
"Creekview offers 24-hour skilled nursing care in a beautiful and supportive setting. Our services are appropriate for those whose needs extend beyond assisted living, a person recovering from..." More

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Lakeside Park

Provides: Memory Care
468 Perkins St, Oakland, CA 94610
"AgeSong is an incredible eldercare community. Elders with dementia are treated with love and compassion and above all, respect. The elders come from all different backgrounds, sexual orientations,..." More

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The Watermark By The Bay

Provides: Memory Care
1440 40th Street, Emeryville, CA 94608
"The Watermark by the Bay, located in Emeryville, California is a retirement community that offers Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care on a comfortable senior campus notable for a..." More

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Dimond Care

Provides: Memory Care
3003 Fruitvale Ave., Oakland, CA 94602
"I really liked the layout of Dimond Care and everything that they had to claim for it. Unfortunately it's out of our price range. The staff was really good, he's one of the owners. The room was..." More

Heart & Soul Communities II

Provides: Memory Care
2245 Sol Street, San Leandro, CA 94578
"Heart & Soul looked more like a home than a hospital, and made it easier to transition my grandmother there. The prices were very reasonable, the other patients that were there were similar in..." More

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The Watermark at Rosewood Gardens

Provides: Memory Care
35 Fenton Street, Livermore, CA 94550
"In Livermore, California, The Watermark at Rosewood Gardens offers Assisted Living and Memory Care in an ideal senior living location close to the San Francisco Bay Area. The cozy, small-town..." More

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A Gabriela's Villa

Provides: Memory Care
1051 Lynn Street, Livermore, CA 94550
"Gabriela's Villa is a senior care home in Livermore, California. Livermore is well-known for its high ranking schools, clean and landscaped parks, and numerous recreational activities. This city..." More

Lakeshore Residential Care

Provides: Memory Care
1901 3rd Avenue, Oakland, CA 94606
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Diana's Care Home

Provides: Memory Care
27402 Manon Avenue, Hayward, CA 94544
"At Diana's Care Home, we provide care for your loved ones and, at the same time, help them maintain their independence. Our assisted living community looks and feels like home, ensuring our..." More

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Rosemont Gardens Assisted Living & Me...

Provides: Memory Care
1345 Clarke Street, San Leandro, CA 94577
" Home-like setting for Assisted Living and Memory Care. Residents and staff like family; memory care, secured unit. Beautiful garden and courtyard" More

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Woodpark

Provides: Memory Care
3121 Fruitvale Avenue, Oakland, CA 94602
"Honoring elders as wisdom keepers and social contributors sets the stage to look at elders in terms of all they offer to those younger in years and experience. We are passionate about learning from..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Alameda County

    Alameda County, which is located at the head of San Francisco Bay, has a population of roughly 1.7 million residents, almost 14 percent of whom are aged 65 and over. In 2015, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services reported that nearly 12 percent of Medicare beneficiaries aged 65 and over were living with Alzheimer's disease or dementia. 

    Alameda County families who are researching local memory care have over two dozen options to choose from. In Alameda County, as in the rest of California, memory care facilities are generally located within residential care facilities for the elderly. These facilities are monitored by the Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division.

    • The American Lung Association gave Alameda County an F for ozone pollution and a C for short-term particle pollution. Because poor air quality can negatively impact the health of seniors, this may be a consideration for some families who are researching local memory care options. 
    • While Social Security benefits are not taxed in Alameda County, all other types of retirement income are, including 401(k) withdrawals and disbursements from public and private pensions. This may affect how much money can be put toward memory care services in this region. 
    • Alameda County has a comfortable climate year-round, with temperatures ranging between 44 degrees and 71 degrees. Residents enjoy an average of 260 sunny days annually, and the region receives virtually no snow. The county's climate may be well-suited for seniors who enjoy being outdoors.
    • Alameda County's overall crime rate is higher than the national average. On a 100-point scale, with a higher score indicating more crime, violent crime in this county is rated 42.2, a little over 10 points higher than the national median. Property crime is rated 45.6 versus the national average of 38.1. To keep residents safe, memory care facilities have security features like high-security locks and alarm systems. 


    Paying for Memory Care in Alameda County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in California

    $7,831.00 San Francisco County
    $7,550.00 San Mateo County
    $7,130.00 Santa Clara County
    $6,610.00 Alameda County
    $6,391.00 Santa Cruz County
    $6,200.00 Contra Costa County
    $5,363.00 US
    $5,097.00 San Joaquin County

    Memory Care costs in Alameda County start around $6,610 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,363 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Alameda County 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 County

    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 County

    Alameda County 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 County, please visit our Memory Care in California page.

    Directory of Winners in the Alameda County Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Alameda County

    Alameda County-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.

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Alameda County

    • Review of Carefield Pleasanton Memory Care

      My father has moved into Carefield Pleasanton Memory Care. He has been fine there, aside from the adjustment period, and still wanting to go home. It's strictly memory care there. They have about 4... Read more

      Linda
    • Review of Carefield Castro Valley Assisted Living & Memory Care

      I've toured Carefield Castro Valley Assisted Living & Memory Care a couple of times before, and this was the first memory care that I brought my mom to see. Most of it is assisted living and th... Read more

      Linda
    • Review of Oak Creek

      The guy who gave us the tour at Oak Creek was knowledgeable. There wasn't anything outstanding there. It was clean and everybody looked taken care of. They were in a small area doing some kind of a... Read more

      Linda
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