17 Memory Care Facilities near Foster City, CA
There are 17 Memory Care Facilities in the Foster City area, with 2 in Foster City and 15 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Foster City is $10,000 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Belmont with an average starting cost of $9,104.
To help you with your search, browse the 27 reviews below for memory care facilities in Foster City. Better rated regions include Belmont with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Foster City, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Foster City
Foster City is a safe, master-planned community considered part of the San Francisco Bay Area in California. California estimates that over 650,000 of its residents have Alzheimer's Disease or dementia. Many of these folks receive supervision and treatment in memory care facilities. Foster City, with 16 percent of its population of 34,000 comprising seniors aged 65 and older, has over a dozen memory care facilities.
The California Department of Social Services regulates and licenses memory care facilities, both those exclusively dedicated to dementia treatment and those that are a separate part of a larger assisted living community.
- Residents of Foster City enjoy moderate temperatures year-round, with breezes from the nearby Pacific Ocean to help regulate temperatures even in the summer; July high temperatures average in the mid-70s. Winters are cool with no snow and January temperatures in the mid-40s. Seniors in memory care with health conditions aggravated by extreme weather may be more comfortable here.
- San Francisco has very poor air quality according to the American Lung Association. Foster City residents are affected, as well, due to their proximity to the metro area. Those in memory care with chronic respiratory conditions should take this into account.
- The cost of living in Foster City is very high, mainly due to housing costs at nearly nine times the national average. These high housing costs may affect memory care fees, as the cost of doing business for many of these places may increase. Groceries and health care, both important for seniors, are right around the national average.
- The San Francisco area, including Foster City, is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the San Francisco Brain Health Center - California Pacific Medical Center and the University of California - San Francisco Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Foster City
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Foster City start around $10,000 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 Foster City 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 Foster City
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 Foster City
Foster City 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 Foster City, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Directory of Winners in the Foster City Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Foster City
Foster City-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.