13 Memory Care Facilities in Fresno County, CA

Caring Star 2020

Oakmont of Fresno

Provides: Memory Care
5605 N. Gates Ave., Fresno, CA 93722
"Oakmont of Fresno has one of the best facilities in Fresno. They have a great program for the residents with memory issues. They have a lot of amenities. The thing I really liked is they have a..." More

Caring Star 2016

Sunrise of Fresno

Provides: Memory Care
7444 North Cedar Avenue, Fresno, CA 93720
"Step into a Sunrise Assisted Living community and you can't help but feel at home. We stop at nothing to make your experience warm and inviting, from our homelike exterior architecture, to our..." More

Caring Star 2019

Cottonwood Court Assisted Living and ...

Provides: Memory Care
7442 N. Millbrook Avenue Fresno, Fresno, CA 93720
"Our mom has been at Cottonwood Memory Care for 4 months now. Our mom had lived in her home for about 68 years and so this was a very difficult move for her and for us. We were shown around the..." More

Caring Star 2016

Somerford Place of Fresno

Provides: Memory Care
6075 North Marks Avenue, Fresno, CA 93711
"Somerford Place provides a safe warm homelike atmosphere for Robin. I am impressed with the loving care given to Robin by the staff and their sincere concern for his welfare. I especially mention..." More


Orchard Park

Provides: Memory Care
675 W Alluvial Ave, Clovis, CA 93611
"Since 1990, we’ve provided compassionate and professional assistance to seniors in the Fresno and Clovis areas. Each member of our staff is dedicated to the betterment and enrichment of our..." More
Does not accept Medicaid Ends in 1074 days


Cedarbrook Memory Care

Provides: Memory Care
1425 Nees Avenue, Fresno, CA 93720
"Cedarbrook Memory Care is spectacular. My mom loves the food. Everybody's so helpful and kind. Even the person at the front desk when you enter has a relationship with my mom. They get her blood..." More


Carmel Village at Clovis

Provides: Memory Care
1650 Shaw Ave, Clovis, CA 93611
"As a resident of Carmel Village at Clovis, you’ll enjoy the value and comfort of home without the expenses and inconveniences of home ownership. Enjoy a monthly rental with no buy-in or long-term..." More


Paintbrush Assisted Living and Memor...

Provides: Memory Care
4356 W Ashland Ave, Fresno, CA 93722
"Welcome to Paintbrush Assisted Living and Memory Care. We are Central Valley’s premier senior living community that’s not only warm, inviting and inspiring but invigorating as well. A senior..." More

Caring Star 2016

Bella Vista Memory Care

Provides: Memory Care
5425 W. Spruce, Fresno, CA 93722
"My Father has been diagnosed with Dementia for nearly 6 years. My family tried for as long as we can to ensure my dad remained in his home. After a very scary experience we realized it was time for..." More


The Harvest at Fowler

Provides: Memory Care
1400 E. Sumner Avenue, Fowler, CA 93625
"Like the small town that it serves, The Harvest at Fowler, a 36-unit Residential Care Facility for the Elderly, mirrors the local sense of concern for the safety and well being of each..." More


Kingston Bay Senior Living

Provides: Memory Care
6161 W. Spruce Ave, Fresno, CA 93722
"I have too much to say in the thirty days my mom stayed there. Most not good. The staff in memory care are very sweet...that's about my only good comment I can give. I agree with other comments..." More


Autumn Ridge

Provides: Memory Care
14280 W Stanislaus Avenue, Kerman, CA 93630
"Like the small town that it serves, Autumn Ridge, a 27-unit assisted living residence, mirrors the local sense of concern for the safety and well being of each resident. Large enough to provide..." More


Elim Place

Provides: Memory Care
1808 5th Street, Sanger, CA 93657
"The skilled, compassionate memory care professionals at Elim Place are dedicated to providing residents with the dignity and care they deserve while they enjoy the community's warm atmosphere...." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Fresno County

    Of the close to 1,000,000 people living in Fresno County in 2017, 12 percent were 65 years of age or older. Of these seniors, about 11 percent were diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia. Because these diseases are progressive, affected seniors require more intensive care over time. While the decision to move into memory care is never an easy one, it may be the best choice for many seniors and their families.

    In Fresno County, there are 12 different memory care facilities, called Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFEs), from which families can choose. These facilities are licensed by the California Department of Social Services and provide compassionate, dedicated care, primarily to adults 60 years of age and older. 

    • Memory care facilities may have outdoor spaces that residents can access when the weather is nice. For seniors who prefer a warm climate, Fresno County offers hot summers, with an average high temperature of 99 degrees, and mild winters, with an average low temperature of 37 degrees.
    • A county's average cost for goods and services, such as groceries and healthcare, can affect seniors' memory care budgets. For example, groceries are about 2 percent cheaper in Fresno County than the national average and 9 percent cheaper than the California state average. Healthcare in the county, meanwhile, costs about 15 percent less than the U.S. median and 8 percent less than the state average.
    • Fresno County's air ranks among the most polluted in the nation. Due to the potential health risks, seniors may be better off staying inside their memory care facilities on days when the air quality is especially poor.
    • Fresno County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as UCSF Fresno Alzheimer and Memory Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    Paying for Memory Care in Fresno County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in California

    $5,232.00 Kings County
    $5,225.00 Tulare County
    $4,909.00 US
    $4,165.00 Tuolumne County
    $4,065.00 Fresno County
    $3,181.00 Merced County

    Memory Care costs in Fresno County start around $4,065 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,909 per month.

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

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

    Directory of Winners in the Fresno County Area

    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Fresno County

    Fresno 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.

    Memory Care near Fresno County, CA

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Fresno County

    • Review of Kingston Bay Senior Living

      I have too much to say in the thirty days my mom stayed there. Most not good. The staff in memory care are very sweet...that's about my only good comment I can give. I agree with other comments re... Read more

    • Review of Somerford Place of Fresno

      I went to Somerford Place of Fresno. The lady who was helping me was wonderful. She was sensitive to our needs and answered all our questions. That was great. They showed us the available rooms, co... Read more

    • Review of Oakmont of Fresno

      Oakmont of Fresno is huge and upscale. I don't like it. The rooms were too over-the-top that I don't think anybody was ever going to use them. They had a huge common area where you can have a party... Read more

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