11 Memory Care Facilities near Stockton, CA
There are 11 Memory Care Facilities in the Stockton area, with 6 in Stockton and 5 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Stockton is $4,506 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,875. Cheaper nearby regions include Tracy with an average starting cost of $4,362.
To help you with your search, browse the 50 reviews below for memory care facilities in Stockton. On average, consumers rate memory care in Stockton 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Modesto with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 5 families in Stockton find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Stockton, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Stockton, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Stockton
An estimated 650,000 residents of California over the age of 65 suffer from Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia. This number is staggering and creates a substantial need for memory care facilities that provide residential care for seniors and support to their loved ones. In Stockton, a city of about 310,000 people, nearly 12 percent of the population is over 65 years old, and while many of these seniors are able to live independently, some require a specialized level of care for dementia disorders. Those who require this level of care can choose from ten memory care facilities in the area, including four in Stockton and an additional six in nearby places such as Tracy and Manteca.
Regulations for memory care facilities in the state are similar to those that are in place for assisted living facilities, and as such, many memory care and assisted living facilities are housed together. In California, facilities that provide the elderly with memory care and assisted living services are officially known as "Residential Care Facilities" (RCFs).
- Stockton's cost of living is more than 20 percent higher than the national average. Some seniors may find living in Stockton to be too expensive, especially those with limited income and/or savings.
- Seniors and their loved ones may be concerned about safety, as crime rates in Stockton are extremely high. A total of 39.7 property crimes and 14.4 violent crimes occur per 1,000 residents each year in the city, which means that residents of Stockton have a 1 in 69 chance of becoming the victim of a violent crime and a 1 in 25 chance of becoming the victim of a property crime. By comparison, the average California resident has only a 1 in 225 chance of becoming the victim of a violent crime and a 1 in 39 chance of becoming the victim of a property crime.
- The Stockton area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care such as St. Joseph's Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The air quality in San Joaquin County, where Stockton is located, has been given a failing grade by the American Lung Association. Seniors with respiratory illnesses may wish to consider selecting a memory care facility in a different area that has better air quality.
Paying for Memory Care in Stockton
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in California
Memory Care costs in Stockton start around $4,506 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,999 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Stockton 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 Stockton
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 Stockton
Stockton 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 Stockton, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Stockton
Stockton-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.
Other Options in Stockton, CA
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Stockton
Review of Somerford Place of Stockton
My sister-in-law is in Somerford Place of Stockton. We love them, and it's wonderful. They're very caring and very cooperative. I have nothing negative to say about them. They take really good care... Read more
Review of The Commons on Thornton
My sister was at The Commons on Thornton. Our experience was all good. The facility was laid out like the modern ones. It's more like being in a hospital. They had 80 people there that were just in... Read more
Review of Somerford Place of Stockton
When my grandpa needed to transition from an assisted living community to a place where memory care services are offered, we were extremely lucky to find him a home at Somerford. I found them on a ... Read more