The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Mountain View, CA for 2023
There are 24 Memory Care Facilities in the Mountain View area, with 1 in Mountain View and 23 nearby.
To help you with your search, browse the 38 reviews below for memory care facilities in Mountain View. Better rated regions include Sunnyvale with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Mountain View, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Mountain View
Mountain View is a heavily forested hill community in the heart of California's Silicon Valley. Just over 10 percent of the 80,000 people who live in Mountain View are seniors age 65 and over, and many are living with Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease, advanced Parkinson's disease or another type of advanced dementia. Many seniors with advanced forms of these conditions live in Mountain View's 113 memory care facilities.
These facilities, which are often associated with assisted living communities and located either on the same property or close by, ensure seniors who need full-time supervision are safe and comfortable. Memory care in California is licensed through the California Department of Social Services Adult Care Licensing Program.
- The climate in Mountain View is cool coastal littoral, where summer highs average just 77 degrees in the warmest months. This area rarely gets very cold, with winter averages of 43 degrees. A solid 15 inches of rain here can raise spring and fall allergies, which some seniors manage with medication.
- Mountain View's cost of living is exceedingly high. Living in this community, between Silicon Valley capitals Palo Alto and Sunnyvale, is nearly 400 percent more expensive than the American average. Almost all of this cost is in housing, as the median home cost in town is just under $2 million.
Healthcare is actually less expensive here; it is just 94 percent of the going rate elsewhere in America.
Crime rates in Mountain View are significantly lower than national averages in virtually all categories. Violent crime rates are especially low, and what property crime occurs in town is generally minor and limited to theft or vandalism. Average crime rates are just over half the national median level.
- The Mountain View area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Stanford Healthcare Alliance and El Camino Hospital Mountain View, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Mountain View
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Mountain View start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,525 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Mountain View 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 Mountain View
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 Mountain View
Mountain View 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 Mountain View, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Mountain View
Mountain View-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.