5 Memory Care Facilities near Salinas, CA

2 Memory Care Facilities in Salinas, CA

Caring Star 2013

Brookdale Salinas

Provides: Memory Care
290 Regency Circle, Salinas, CA 93906
"Brookdale Salinas was excellent. The people were very helpful, and I really liked the atmosphere. You have to provide the furniture in the room. They have single rooms and activities like taking..." More


Sunrise Villa Salinas

Provides: Memory Care
1320 Padre Drive, Salinas, CA 93901
"At Sunrise Villa Salinas, we focus on your well-being by providing a comfortable and engaging environment that encourages active, happy days. You will receive a high-quality care, designed to meet..." More

3 Memory Care Facilities near Salinas, CA


The Park Lane

Provides: Memory Care
200 Glenwood Circle, Monterey, CA 93940
"I visited The Park Lane with my mother for my grandmother. We toured memory care as she has Alzheimer’s. We were pleased to see table cloths and cloth napkins in the dining room. There are large..." More

Caring Star 2017

Sunrise of Monterey

Provides: Memory Care
1110 Cass St., Monterey, CA 93940
"Step into a Sunrise Assisted Living community and you can't help but feel at home. We stop at nothing to make your experience warm and inviting, from our homelike exterior architecture, to our..." More


Carmelo Park

Provides: Memory Care
966 Carmelo Street, Monterey, CA 93940
" Welcome to Carmelo Park Assisted Living Our home is the perfect size to provide both peaceful privacy and a lively social environment for our residents. Our Care Team boasts many years of..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Salinas

    Just over 8 percent of Salinas' 158,000 residents are aged 65 and over, and there are many seniors in the area who've been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia. In fact, throughout California, an estimated 650,000 seniors have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. 

    In Salinas, these seniors are able to receive specialized dementia care in any of the area's five memory care facilities. Two of these facilities are in Salinas, and the remaining three are located in Monterey. These facilities are closely regulated by the California Department of Social Services and are officially known as residential care facilities. Assisted living services are often provided in the same facility as memory care, as both levels of service are subject to similar regulations

    • Violent crime in Salinas occurs at a rate of 6.51 crimes per 1,000 residents each year, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. It's a good idea for loved ones to inquire about security when touring memory care facilities in Salinas to ensure that there are measures in place to keep residents from wandering outside the facility.
    • The overall cost of living in Salinas is nearly 45 percent higher than the national average and housing costs in the city are more than 145 percent higher than the national average. This is likely to have a major effect on the cost of room and board in memory care facilities.
    • The Salinas area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care, such as Natividad and Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • The air quality in Salinas and throughout Monterey County is moderate, receiving an F for short-term particle pollution, an A for ozone pollution and a passing grade for annual particle pollution from the American Lung Association. This may be a consideration for seniors with respiratory illnesses or cardiovascular disease.

    Paying for Memory Care in Salinas

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in California

    $6,493.00 San Jose
    $5,912.00 Morgan Hill
    $5,823.00 Santa Cruz
    $5,168.00 Monterey
    $4,869.00 US
    $4,617.00 Salinas
    $3,200.00 Gilroy

    Memory Care costs in Salinas start around $4,617 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 Salinas 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 Salinas

    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 Salinas

    Salinas 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 Salinas, please visit our Memory Care in California page.

    Directory of Winners in the Salinas Area

    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Salinas

    Salinas-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.

    Memory Care near Salinas, CA

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Salinas

    • Review of Brookdale Salinas

      Brookdale Salinas was excellent. The people were very helpful, and I really liked the atmosphere. You have to provide the furniture in the room. They have single rooms and activities like taking th... Read more

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