4 Memory Care Facilities near Kentfield, CA
There are 4 Memory Care Facilities in the Kentfield area, with 1 in Kentfield and 3 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Kentfield is $5,995 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include San Rafael with an average starting cost of $4,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 14 reviews below for memory care facilities in Kentfield. On average, consumers rate memory care in Kentfield 4.7 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Albany with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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1 Memory Care Facility in Kentfield, CA
3 Memory Care Facilities near Kentfield, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Kentfield
Kentfield is a suburb of San Francisco, California. This is a state where over 650,000 residents have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or dementia. Kentfield has a population of 7,000, and 23 percent of this population is seniors aged 65 and over, some of whom may need care in one of the area's handful of memory care facilities.
Memory care facilities in Marin County, as in all of California, are regulated by the state's Department of Social Services. These statues stipulate certain training for staff, 24-hour supervision, and are applicable to both stand-alone memory care facilities and those that are part of a larger assisted living campus.
Temperatures in Kentfield are moderate year-round, with little fluctuation between summer and winter. Breezes from the nearby Pacific Ocean moderate even the highest temperatures. Lows in January are around 42, while July highs reach just the mid-70s. Seniors in memory care with health conditions alleviated by warm weather should find relief here.
- Kentfield residents are affected by the poor air quality in nearby San Francisco. This metro area is affected by nearby Los Angeles, with some of the highest pollution and ozone levels in the nation. These levels are determined by the American Lung Association. Those in memory care with chronic respiratory conditions should take this into account.
Kentfield's cost of living is higher than the national average, although housing costs that are more than 10 times the rest of the nation are the reason. These high housing costs may affect memory care fees, as the cost of doing business for many of these places may increase. Groceries and healthcare are right around the national average.
- The San Francisco area, including Kentfield, 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 Kentfield
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Kentfield start around $5,995 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,869 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Kentfield 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 Kentfield
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 Kentfield
Kentfield 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 Kentfield, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Directory of Winners in the Kentfield Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Kentfield
Kentfield-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.
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Kentfield
Review of Windchime of Marin
My mother is doing great at Windchime of Marin. We're very pleased with the intimacy of the place and the staff. They're very communicative, nice, and we feel very comfortable with them. The commun... Read more
Review of Windchime of Marin
The staff who gave us a tour of Windchime of Marin was really wonderful. She showed us the place, the entertainment, and all the facilities. However, the atmosphere of the place was depressing, so ... Read more
Review of Windchime of Marin
Windchime of Marin was very nice. We had a very nice, long chat and tour with the director himself. He came across as very knowledgeable and involved. The dining area looked clean and spacious. Read more