14 Memory Care Facilities near Castro Valley, CA
There are 14 Memory Care Facilities in the Castro Valley area, with 3 in Castro Valley and 11 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Castro Valley is $6,470 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,120. Cheaper nearby regions include Hayward with an average starting cost of $3,750.
To help you with your search, browse the 13 reviews below for memory care facilities in Castro Valley. On average, consumers rate memory care in Castro Valley 4.7 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Union City with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Castro Valley, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Castro Valley, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Castro Valley
Castro Valley, located in Alameda County, California, is part of the Greater Bay Area and of its 61,000 residents, more than 15 percent are 65 years of age or older. Many seniors in Castro Valley and throughout the state of California require residential memory care for dementia disorders such as Huntington's Disease and Alzheimer's Disease. Those in Castro Valley who require such care are supported by the area's nine memory care facilities.
Facilities providing memory care and assisted living services to the elderly are officially known as residential care facilities throughout California. They're regulated closely by the California Department of Social Services, which provides similar provisions for both memory care and assisted living services. As such, many residential care facilities offer both levels of care.
- Castro Valley and the rest of Alameda County have high ozone pollution levels that may cause health risks to senior 65 and older. Those who have been diagnosed with a respiratory illness or cardiovascular disease may experience their condition worsening as a result of the local air quality.
- The Castro Valley area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care, such as Eden Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Castro Valley is safer than 54 percent of U.S. cities on average, and its crime rates are considerably lower than those in cities across California. Even so, it's always wise for seniors and their loved ones to discuss what security measures are in place to protect residents as they tour memory care facilities.
- The cost of living in Castro Valley is more than double the U.S. average and while that is mostly due to the extreme cost of housing, seniors and their loved ones can expect to pay higher rates for room and board costs in memory care facilities throughout the Castro Valley area.
Paying for Memory Care in Castro Valley
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Castro Valley start around $6,470 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,294 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Castro Valley 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 Castro Valley
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 Castro Valley
Castro Valley 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 Castro Valley, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Castro Valley
Castro Valley-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.
Other Options in Castro Valley, CA
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Castro Valley
Review of Carefield Castro Valley Assisted Living & Memory Care
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 ... Read more
Review of Oak Creek
The staff was friendly and attentive to the needs of the residents. The facilities were clean. The overall feel of the place was friendly and welcoming, but there was an overall pall throughout the... Read more
Review of Oak Creek
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 Cr... Read more