29 Memory Care Facilities in Santa Clara County, CA
The average cost of memory care in Santa Clara County is $6,228 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Santa Cruz County with an average starting cost of $6,075.
To help you with your search, browse the 5 reviews below for memory care facilities in Santa Clara County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Santa Clara County 4.6 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 12 families in Santa Clara County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Santa Clara County, call (855) 863-8283.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Santa Clara County
Santa Clara is one of the most densely populated counties in California, with close to 2,000,000 residents, 13.1 percent of whom have celebrated their 65th birthdays. Across the county, an estimated 9 percent of these seniors have a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia. Over time, their symptoms may progress beyond what caregivers can safely address at home.
As an alternative to home care, Santa Clara County offers almost 30 memory care facilities, called Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFEs) in California, to serve seniors with dementia and their families.
- At some memory care facilities in Santa Clara County, seniors have access to secure outdoor spaces where they can enjoy sunshine an average of 260 days out of the year. The county's climate is among the most pleasant in the country, with cool winters and warm summers. The average low temperature in January is 41 degrees, and the average high temperature in July is 82 degrees.
- Santa Clara County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Santa Clara Memory Center and the San Jose Memory Clinic, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- When a senior needs to access medical assistance close to one of Santa Clara County's memory care facilities, they can expect to pay an estimated 6 percent less for healthcare than the national average.
- Families looking for a memory care facility in a safe area may be interested to know that in Santa Clara County, there are approximately 30 crimes per 1,000 residents, which is about the same as other U.S. counties that have a similar number of residents.
Paying for Memory Care in Santa Clara County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Santa Clara County start around $6,238 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 Santa Clara County 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 Santa Clara County
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 Santa Clara County
Santa Clara County 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 Santa Clara County, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Santa Clara County
Santa Clara County-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 Santa Clara County
Review of Merrill Gardens at Gilroy
Merrill Gardens at Gilroy is lovely and bright. They have caring staff. My mom is in memory care, and the staff treats them with dignity and respect which I really like. They'll do whatever you ask... Read more
Review of Belmont Village San Jose
I liked Belmont Village San Jose. The place and the tour were nice, and the food was good. The residents are on different floors. The staff was very nice and informative. You can bring your own fur... Read more
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