16 Memory Care Facilities near South San Francisco, CA
There are 16 Memory Care Facilities in the South San Francisco area, with 3 in South San Francisco and 13 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in South San Francisco is $3,900 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,120.
To help you with your search, browse the 27 reviews below for memory care facilities in South San Francisco. Better rated regions include Millbrae with an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in South San Francisco, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in South San Francisco, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in South San Francisco
South San Francisco is a bedroom community of just over 67,000 people, 18.4 percent of whom are seniors at or over the age of 65, located south of San Francisco on the San Jose Peninsula. Seniors in South San Francisco who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or dementia can get the supervision and care they need at one of the city's 14 licensed memory care facilities.
California requires all long-term residential senior care facilities to hold a state license and submit to regulation and inspections from the Department of Social Services Adult Care Licensing Program.
- The weather in South San Francisco is very mild. Summers bring average highs of 72 degrees Fahrenheit with dense morning and evening fog. Winter lows here average 44 degrees in December and January, often with strong winds from the Pacific coast, and rain that can raise pollen counts and cause issues for seniors with asthma or severe allergies.
- South San Francisco is no exception to the generally high housing prices on the Peninsula, but the cost of living can be steep in other areas as well. Seniors in memory care here may incur healthcare expenses that average 20 percent higher than the average cost nationwide. Overall, the cost of living across categories of expenses is 60 percent higher than national averages.
Crime rates are low in South San Francisco. Property crime rates are around two-thirds the national figures and significantly lower than the elevated rates in the adjacent city of San Francisco. Violent crimes, of the sort most likely to concern seniors in memory care, are also exceptionally low.
- The South San Francisco area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as South San Francisco Medical Center and San Mateo Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in South San Francisco
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in South San Francisco start around $3,900 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,053 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in South San Francisco 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 South San Francisco
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 South San Francisco
South San Francisco 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 South San Francisco, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in South San Francisco
South San Francisco-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.