The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Fremont, CA for 2023
There are 39 Memory Care Facilities in the Fremont area, with 4 in Fremont and 35 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Fremont is $7,790 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Union City with an average starting cost of $4,050.
To help you with your search, browse the 81 reviews below for memory care facilities in Fremont. On average, consumers rate memory care in Fremont 4.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Union City with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Fremont, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Fremont
The Alzheimer's Association estimates that approximately 650,000 Californians are living with Alzheimer's, a disease that primarily affects those age 65 and over. In the city of Fremont, roughly 12 percent of the 235,000-person population is 65 and over. To serve those with dementia, Alameda County provides a variety of resources, including Alzheimer Services of the East Bay, which provides services for those with dementia and support for their family members, as well as the Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program, which offers counseling and legal assistance with Medicare.
In addition to these resources, the Fremont area has more than two dozen memory care facilities. Two of these facilities are located in the city, while another 24 are found in nearby cities like Sunnyvale and Santa Clara. Most of these are located within residential care facilities for the elderly, and all are monitored by the Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division.
- The overall cost of living in Fremont is significantly higher than the national average, largely due to the high cost of housing. This can impact the cost of room and board in a memory care facility. Healthcare costs are about 2 percent below the national average, however, which may help seniors afford the costs of managing a long-term illness like dementia.
- The air quality in Fremont is poor, which may be a consideration for seniors with cardiovascular disease or lung diseases like COPD or asthma. The American Lung Association gave Alameda County an F for ozone pollution and a C for short-term particle pollution.
- While Social Security benefits are not taxable in California, all other forms of retirement income are, including 401(k) withdrawals and disbursements from public and private pensions. This may affect how much money seniors can put toward memory care.
- Fremont has a comfortable climate year round, which may appeal to seniors who enjoy being outdoors. July highs are near 80 degrees and January lows are in the low-40s, and the area generally receives no snow.
Paying for Memory Care in Fremont
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Fremont start around $7,790 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,745 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Fremont 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 Fremont
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 Fremont
Fremont 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 Fremont, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Directory of Winners in the Fremont Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Fremont
Fremont-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 Fremont, CA
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Fremont
Review of Brookdale North Fremont
The tour at Brookdale North Fremont was delightful. The staff was friendly. The place is immaculate and very clean. The staff ratio to the patients is very good. They have lots of activities going ... Read more
Review of Brookdale North Fremont
Brookdale North Fremont's staff is professional, loving, observant and strives daily to provide the very best care in their community. I selected Brookdale North for my 100-year old mother for its ... Read more
Review of Aegis Living Fremont
Aegis Living Fremont was nice. It didn't feel like a convalescent hospital. It feels more like an apartment and a hotel. It was well taken care of and kept up. They kept the residents busy all day.... Read more