36 Memory Care Facilities near Los Gatos, CA
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There are 36 Memory Care Facilities in the Los Gatos area, with 1 in Los Gatos and 35 nearby.
To help you with your search, browse the 19 reviews below for memory care facilities in Los Gatos. On average, consumers rate memory care in Los Gatos 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Sunnyvale with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Los Gatos, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Los Gatos
Los Gatos is a community of over 30,000 people in the hilly southern reaches of California's Silicon Valley. Nearly 20 percent of Los Gatos' population is made up of seniors age 65 and over, many of whom have been diagnosed with some form of advanced dementia, such as Alzheimer's disease or Huntington's disease.
For seniors whose dementia is advanced, Los Gatos has 33 memory care facilities within its city limits. More facilities, along with assisted living and skilled nursing care, dot the hillsides to the south of town. These facilities are classified by the state as residential long-term care facilities, and all are required to hold a valid license through the California Department of Social Services Adult Care Licensing program.
- The weather in Los Gatos is mostly mild and favorable for most seniors Summer highs stay close to an average temperature of 85 degrees Fahrenheit, while winter lows rarely drop below the average 57 degrees. Los Gatos gets 23 inches of rain a year, like the surrounding San Jose metro area.
- The cost of living in Los Gatos is extremely high in many, but not quite all, areas. Median home prices here are over $2 million, and the average cost of living across all categories is over 400 percent higher than the national average. Healthcare is pleasantly affordable, however, with costs running to just 94 percent the rate typically paid nationwide.
- Los Gatos has a low crime rate. Across all categories, this city has less than half the national average for most crimes. Violent crime is even less common, having been stable at around one-third the national rate for many years.
- The Los Gatos area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Good Samaritan Hospital and Stanford University Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Los Gatos
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Los Gatos start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Los Gatos 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 Los Gatos
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 Los Gatos
Los Gatos 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 Los Gatos, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Directory of Winners in the Los Gatos Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Los Gatos
Los Gatos-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.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Los Gatos
Review of Cedar Creek Alzheimer's & Dementia Care Center
My mother has been living at Cedar Creek since November. They do the best they can and they have great medtechs and RAs. It's close enough for her doctor to go there and they have activities every ... Read more