10 Memory Care Facilities near Hayward, CA
There are 10 Memory Care Facilities in the Hayward area, with 2 in Hayward and 8 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Hayward is $3,750 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Union City with an average starting cost of $3,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 9 reviews below for memory care facilities in Hayward. Better rated regions include Castro Valley with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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2 Memory Care Facilities in Hayward, CA
8 Memory Care Facilities near Hayward, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Hayward
Hayward is located in the San Francisco Bay Area and is home to a little more than 160,000 residents, more than 11 percent of whom are 65 years of age or older. With such a substantial senior population, the city has a need for high-level care that caters to the unique needs of seniors, particularly those with dementia, which affects more than 650,000 seniors throughout California. This demand is met by the 10 memory care facilities in Hayward and it's surrounding areas such as Union City and San Leandro. These facilities, officially known as residential care facilities in California, are often housed in the same community as assisted living facilities, which are governed under similar regulations.
- There are some issues with the air quality in Hayward and throughout Alameda County. Ozone pollution levels are high while particle pollution levels are about average. This means there may be some risk to those who are vulnerable due to medical conditions, such as respiratory illness or cardiac disease.
- Hayward's cost of living is more than 85 percent higher than the national average. If seniors and their families have limited funds to pay for memory care, they may wish to consider a less expensive city in the area, such as Modesto.
Temperatures in Hayward are mild throughout the year. During January, the average low temperature is 42 degrees, and during July, the average high temperature is only 79 degrees. By comparison, the U.S. average low during January is 22.6 degrees and the U.S. average high during July is 86.1 degrees. Seniors in Hayward can continue to enjoy taking part in outdoor hobbies year-round with minimal interruption due to weather.
- Income tax rates in California are some of the highest in the country and all forms of retirement income, with the exception of social security benefits, are subject to full income tax rates. Seniors may find that tax deductions don't leave enough room in the budget for some memory care facilities.
Paying for Memory Care in Hayward
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Hayward start around $3,750 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,863 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Hayward 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 Hayward
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 Hayward
Hayward 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 Hayward, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Directory of Winners in the Hayward Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Hayward
Hayward-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.