25 Memory Care Facilities near Lafayette, CA

2 Memory Care Facilities in Lafayette, CA

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Caring Star 2016

Atria Park of Lafayette

Provides: Memory Care
1545 Pleasant Hill Road, Lafayette, CA 94549
"Atria Park of Lafayette offers all the comforts of home, with just the right amount of care. Our dedicated staff provides 24-hour support to assisted living residents, as well as specialized care..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Merrill Gardens at Lafayette

Provides: Memory Care
1010 Second Street, Lafayette, CA 94549
"Merrill Gardens at Lafayette is located between Berkeley and Walnut Creek in Contra Costa County. The apartment-style community offers all of the amenities of a home without the work. Imagine a..." More

23 Memory Care Facilities near Lafayette, CA

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Caring Star 2012

Carlton Senior Living Downtown Pleasa...

Provides: Memory Care
175 Cleaveland Road, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
"Carlton Senior Living Downtown Pleasant Hill (Formerly Chateau III) is a senior assisted living community that also specializes in Dementia and Alzheimer's Memory Care. Carlton Senior Living..." More

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Caring Star 2017

Oakmont of Montecito

Provides: Memory Care
4756 Clayton Road, Concord, CA 94521
"Oakmont of Montecito is a lovely retirement community situated on a lush campus with lovely views and a variety of engaging activities. We are also very close to shopping, fine dining, and..." More

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Atria Walnut Creek

Provides: Memory Care
1400 Montego, Walnut Creek, CA 94598
"As one of the most trusted senior living providers in the East Bay, Atria Walnut Creek has served families like yours for more than 10 years. With a continued commitment to quality, they have..." More

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Caring Star 2015

Sunrise of Oakland Hills

Provides: Memory Care
11889 Skyline Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94619
"Sunrise of Oakland Hills is beautiful and has a beautiful view of the entire San Francisco Bay. It's gorgeous. The staff member who helped me was really terrific as well. Their dining area was very..." More

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Sunrise of Danville

Provides: Memory Care
1027 Diablo Road, Danville, CA 94526
"Step into a Sunrise Assisted Living community and you can't help but feel at home. Sunrise of Danville in Danville, CA, stops at nothing to make your experience warm and inviting, from our..." More

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Pacifica Senior Living Oakland Heights

Provides: Memory Care
2361 E 29th St, Oakland, CA 94606
"Fred H., the Memory Care Director for Pacifica Oakland Heights, has made a huge and positive impact on my aunt Linda’s experience as a resident. He sets a very high standard for care for his staff...." More

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Sunrise of Walnut Creek

Provides: Memory Care
2175 Ygnacio Valley Road, Walnut Creek, CA 94598
"Step into a Sunrise Assisted Living community and you can't help but feel at home. Sunrise of Walnut Creek in California will stop at nothing to make your experience warm and inviting, from our..." More

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The Point at Rockridge

Provides: Memory Care
4500 Gilbert Street, Oakland, CA 94611
"With our Residents' needs in mind, we designed a sophisticated community that blends comfort, style and safety. Our attention to detail, lushly landscaped grounds and exquisite community features..." More

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Belmont Village Albany

Provides: Memory Care
1100 San Pablo Ave, Albany, CA 94706
"Belmont Village Albany was great and looked like a five-star hotel. The dining area was very nice. The person during the tour was very helpful. They had activities all day long. They could go to..." More

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Oakmont of Concord

Provides: Memory Care
1401 Civic Court, Concord, CA 94520
"Oakmont of Concord was very nice and very clean. The person during the tour was nice, answered all our questions, and was very helpful. The rooms were nice, but they weren't furnished. You had to..." More

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Mercy Retirement & Care Center

Provides: Memory Care
3431 Foothill Blvd., Oakland, CA 94601
"Situated on a lush campus in Oakland, California, Mercy Retirement & Care Center provides assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing services to meet a variety of health care..." More

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Caring Star 2015

Brookdale Danville

Provides: Memory Care
400 West El Pintado, Danville, CA 94526
"During my visit to Emeritus, I saw that the staff working there was absolutely outstanding. They really reached out to me. They gave me a tour and explained everything that was going on in the..." More

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Woodpark

Provides: Memory Care
3121 Fruitvale Avenue, Oakland, CA 94602
"This facility is very unique - do not let the outside neighborhood discourage from going inside. the director has an integrated holistic approach to treatment and healing for residence - very..." More

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Dimond Care

Provides: Memory Care
3003 Fruitvale Ave., Oakland, CA 94602
"Dimond Care is a wonderful one story care home located in Oakland. When your loved one is in need of assistance, our home is here to help. We bring out the best in each of our residents with fun,..." More

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Carlton Senior Living Poets Corner

Provides: Memory Care
540 Patterson Blvd., Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
"My husband seems to have settled a little bit now at The Carlton. They have gone through a lot with him; it has not been easy. I chose this community because my husband is pretty young at 70 years..." More

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The Kensington

Provides: Memory Care
1580 Geary Road, Walnut Creek, CA 94597
"All Senior Living options include: Exceptional restaurant-style dining options for breakfast, lunch and dinner including outdoor patio seating Weekly housekeeping and flat linen laundry..." More

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TreVista Concord

Provides: Memory Care
1081 Mohr Lane, Concord, CA 94518
"Our Goal Every Day is to Create Something Special for Our Residents. Finding ways to keep our residents active mentally, socially and physically is our mission! We are committed to quality service..." More

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Caring Star 2014

Silverado Berkeley

Provides: Memory Care
2235 Sacramento Street, Berkeley, CA 94702
"Quality of Life and Dignity The Short: Silverado offers truly amazing care, service, and engagement with their residents - they are always treated with respect and dignity. Staff are also..." More

Better Living of Walnut Creek

Provides: Memory Care
1868 Danielle Ct, Walnut Creek, CA 94598
"My mom is at Better Living, and it's a very nice home. It's very clean, well-cared for, and the staff is very friendly and very helpful. They take good care of my mom. They had a Christmas activity..." More

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Lakeside Park

Provides: Memory Care
468 Perkins St, Oakland, CA 94610
"AgeSong is an incredible eldercare community. Elders with dementia are treated with love and compassion and above all, respect. The elders come from all different backgrounds, sexual orientations,..." More

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The Watermark by the Bay

Provides: Memory Care
1440 40th Street, Emeryville, CA 94608
"The Watermark by the Bay, located in Emeryville, California is a retirement community that offers Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care on a comfortable senior campus notable for a..." More

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Heatherwood

Provides: Memory Care
1315 Mt. Pisgah Road, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
"We liked Heatherwood and we are hoping everybody will be friendly. The staff seemed very competent, and we have a good feeling about it. They seem to have a lot of activities going on. They have a..." More

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Merrill Gardens at Rockridge

Provides: Memory Care
5238 Coronado Ave., Oakland, CA 94611
"This brand new community in the East Bay is located in the coveted Rockridge neighborhood outside Oakland. The community design matches the classic architecture of the area and it's close to..." More

Memory Care near Lafayette, CA

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What to Consider About Memory Care in Lafayette

The affluent city of Lafayette is situated in California, the state with the highest Alzheimer's disease rates in the country. It's estimated that one in 10 seniors age 65 and over have Alzheimer's, with more than 650,000 people in the state currently living with the disease. Lafayette's own senior community makes up over 18 percent of the 26,000-person population.

To accommodate local seniors with dementia, Lafayette has two memory care facilities, and there are nearly two dozen more in the surrounding region. Some of these facilities are independent, while others are located within residential care facilities for the elderly.

  • The overall cost of living in Lafayette is more than three times higher than the national average. The cost of real estate is more than eight times the national average, which may affect the cost of memory care; healthcare expenses are only 2 percent higher here than in the nation as a whole. This may be a consideration for seniors and families on a tight budget.
  • On Sperling's Comfort Index, on which cities with more comfortable climates receive higher scores, Lafayette is rated 85 out of 100 compared to the national average of 54. This indicates that the city has a comfortable year-round climate with generally mild temperatures. July highs reach just 83 degrees, and the January low is 40 degrees. This may appeal to families whose senior loved one enjoys therapeutic outdoor activities like gardening.
  • In California, Social Security income is not taxed, but all other forms of retirement income are fully taxable. This may decrease how much money can be put toward memory care in Lafayette.
  • Contra Costa County's air quality was given an F for ozone pollution and a B for short-term particle pollution from the American Lung Association. This may be a concern for families whose senior loved one has a condition like asthma or is prone to respiratory infections.


Paying for Memory Care in Lafayette

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in California

$9,150.00 Albany
$7,480.00 Lafayette
$7,089.00 Danville
$6,347.00 Pleasant Hill
$6,170.00 Walnut Creek
$4,778.00 US
$4,630.00 Concord

Memory Care costs in Lafayette start around $7,480 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,778 per month.

It’s important to note that memory care rates in Lafayette 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 Lafayette

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in California page. Financial Assistance in California Financial Assistance in California

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 Lafayette

Lafayette and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living 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 Lafayette, please visit our Assisted Living in California page.

Memory Care Facilities in Lafayette

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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Lafayette

Lafayette-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in California are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in California page for more information about these laws.

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