18 Memory Care Facilities in Sonoma County, CA

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Caring Star 2016

Brookdale Chanate

Provides: Memory Care
3250 Chanate Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
"Brookdale Chanate provides assisted living residents with lifestyles, housing, and services in comfortable surroundings combined with exceptional amenities, programs, and care. Through Brookdale's..." More

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Caring Star 2013

Sunrise Villa Santa Rosa

Provides: Memory Care
4225 Wayvern Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 95409
"Sunrise Villa Santa Rosa seemed small and enclosed, which is intentional in memory care units to give it a sense of safety to the demented person. They have beautiful demo rooms. I was impressed..." More

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Sunrise of Petaluma

Provides: Memory Care
815 Wood Sorrel Drive, Petaluma, CA 94954
"I saw the memory care of Sunrise of Petaluma. The staff member who took me on a tour was very helpful, very friendly, and very informative. The overall experience was great. The rooms were really..." More

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MuirWoods Memory Care

Provides: Memory Care
750 North McDowell Blvd., Petaluma, CA 94954
"Everybody at MuirWoods Memory Care was very helpful and kind. The woman who led me on a tour was very knowledgeable and very friendly. The environment was nice. They had pictures of the residents..." More

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Brookdale Paulin Creek

Provides: Memory Care
2375 Range Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95403
"Brookdale Paulin Creek provides a full range of choices for today's seniors. Choosing a senior living community represents a lifestyle choice and we understand that our residents are choosing much..." More

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Shiloh Green Manor

Provides: Memory Care
7760 Foppiano Way, Windsor, CA 95492
"Shiloh Green Manor would have been the most affordable place for us. It was a house but it was clean. The only problem was my mom wouldn't have been able to have her dog there. Regardless, she..." More

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Oakmont of The Terraces

Provides: Memory Care
4200 Thomas Lake Harris Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 9...
"The Terraces is a beautiful, serene and highly compassionate community. I was received and welcomed as I toured the facility for my family member. The staff is professional, attentive and delivers..." More

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The Villas Assisted Living

Provides: Memory Care
214 West Third Street, Cloverdale, CA 95425
"The Villas at Cloverdale is a home for seniors who may need more care and assistance than they or their family can provide. Because we cater to only 6 residents (ambulatory or nonambulatory), we..." More

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Carriage House

Provides: Memory Care
5695 Carriage Lane, Santa Rosa, CA 95403
"Carriage House provides its residents with a family home-style environment and combines quality senior care with the warmth and concern of a loving family home. The residents receive the..." More

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Sunrise Villa Sonoma

Provides: Memory Care
91 Napa Road, Sonoma, CA 95476
"Sunrise Villa Sonoma looked very nice. The room was very clean and brand new. The staff member during the tour was very insightful, very helpful, and very professional. I saw somebody playing music..." More

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Clearwater Lodge

Provides: Memory Care
611 Cherry Creek Road, Cloverdale, CA 95425
"Clearwater Lodge is one of Sonoma County's finest residential care facilities for the elderly. Comprised of two lodges, we offer personalized, compassionate care in the warmth of a homelike and..." More

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Nazareth Agua Caliente

Provides: Memory Care
17250 Valletti Dr., Sonoma, CA 95476
"We do what other communities don’t want to do…offer a long term financially affordable care plan program so you have peace of mind as your loved one’s journey progresses. An Alzheimer or..." More

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The Hill House

Provides: Memory Care
8840 Egg Farm Lane, Kenwood, CA 95452
"In Sonoma county, residents of The Hill House residential care can enjoy a distinctive, leisure retirement living set amidst the scenic and cultural wonders of the Sonoma Valley, between Santa Rosa..." More

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Clearwater at Sonoma Hills

Provides: Memory Care
710 Rohnert Park Expressway, Rohnert Park, CA ...
"Make a lifelong commitment to living well with Clearwater at Sonoma Hills, an assisted living & memory care community in Rohnert Park offering 94 well-appointed apartment homes with both..." More

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Brookdale Fountaingrove

Provides: Memory Care
300 Fountaingrove Pkwy, Santa Rosa, CA 95403
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Healdsburg, A Pacifica Senior Living ...

Provides: Memory Care
725 Grove St., Healdsburg, CA 95448
"My mother lived in both the independent living and memory care areas of Healdsburg Senior Living. She absolutely loved her bright and clean apartment in independent living and it was roomier than..." More

The Vineyard at Fountain Grove

Provides: Memory Care
200 Fountaingrove Parkway, Santa Rosa, CA 95403
"We visited The Vineyard at Fountain Grove. It was amazing. The rooms were appropriate. For memory care unit, they were nice. They were smaller, of course, so that people didn't have a lot to..." More

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Vine Ridge Assisted Living

Provides: Memory Care
274 Treadway Drive, Cloverdale, CA 95425
"When you're talking to your loved ones about assisted living, it's hard to know where to start — or what to say. With over 20 years of serving seniors, we have learned a lot about what works — and..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Sonoma County

    Sonoma County is in the coastal section of California's world-famous wine country. Home to just over 500,000 people, slightly under 19 percent of whom are seniors age 65 and over, Sonoma County has 15 memory care facilities for seniors with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. 

    As residential long-term care facilities, Sonoma County's memory care properties have to be regularly inspected and continually licensed through the California Department of Social Services Adult Care Licensing Program, which monitors health and safety and quality of care issues at sites around the state.

    • Sonoma County has hot summers and relatively mild winters that vary in intensity from one side of the mountains to the other. Summer highs in the valley to the east average 90 degrees, which can be an issue for seniors who are sensitive to the heat. Lows in winter average 38 degrees. The temperature range is much narrower on the coast, close to the middle of the inland figures. Sonoma County gets 31.5 inches of rain a year, though the leeward side of the mountains tends to be drier.
    • Sonoma County's cost of living is 78 percent higher than the national average across all categories. This is only slightly higher than the 69 percent statewide premium for California at large. Healthcare is relatively affordable in Sonoma County, costing just 92 percent of the average for the rest of the nation.
    • Crime in Sonoma County is low by national standards. Theft and other crimes against property are roughly one-third less common in Sonoma than the national average, and violent crimes are rarer still.
    • The Sonoma County area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital and Healdsburg District Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.


    Paying for Memory Care in Sonoma County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in California

    $6,730.00 Marin County
    $5,282.00 Sonoma County
    $5,271.00 Yolo County
    $5,073.00 San Francisco County
    $4,906.00 US
    $4,806.00 Solano County
    $4,492.00 Sutter County
    $3,848.00 Napa County

    Memory Care costs in Sonoma County start around $5,282 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,906 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Sonoma 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 Sonoma 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 Sonoma County

    Sonoma 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 Sonoma County, please visit our Memory Care in California page.

    Directory of Winners in the Sonoma County Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Sonoma County

    Sonoma 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.

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Sonoma County

    • Review of Sunrise of Petaluma

      I saw the memory care of Sunrise of Petaluma. The staff member who took me on a tour was very helpful, very friendly, and very informative. The overall experience was great. The rooms were really n... Read more

      Leslie
    • Review of MuirWoods Memory Care

      Everybody at MuirWoods Memory Care was very helpful and kind. The woman who led me on a tour was very knowledgeable and very friendly. The environment was nice. They had pictures of the residents w... Read more

      Leslie
    • Review of Shiloh Green Manor

      Shiloh Green Manor would have been the most affordable place for us. It was a house but it was clean. The only problem was my mom wouldn't have been able to have her dog there. Regardless, she woul... Read more

      Leslie
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