18 Memory Care Facilities near Sunnyvale, CA
There are 18 Memory Care Facilities in the Sunnyvale area, with 6 in Sunnyvale and 12 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Sunnyvale is $6,834 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900.
To help you with your search, browse the 15 reviews below for memory care facilities in Sunnyvale. On average, consumers rate memory care in Sunnyvale 4.6 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Santa Clara with an average rating of 5.0 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 Sunnyvale, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Sunnyvale, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Sunnyvale
California is home to just under 40 million people, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, 15 percent of whom are seniors over the age of 65. At least 650,000 seniors in the state have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, many more have some form of dementia, and many of these need professional supervision and treatment in a residential memory care facility.
Sunnyvale is a Silicon Valley community next to San Jose. The city has 43 memory care facilities for seniors with Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease or multiple forms of dementia. These facilities are regulated by the California Department of Health and Human Services, which takes reports from the public about conditions, publishes guidelines for effective care management and periodically conducts inspections to ensure the quality of care.
- The weather in Sunnyvale is essentially identical to that of neighboring Mountain View, where summer highs average 78 degrees. Winter lows here average 43 degrees, and the area gets just 14 inches of rain in a year. Seniors can have difficulty with outdoor conditions in September, the hottest month of the year in Sunnyvale, and smog from Silicon Valley traffic can be an issue for some seniors with asthma.
- Sunnyvale is in the heart of Silicon Valley, so the local cost of living is generally high. Overall, Sunnyvale's cost of living is 126 percent above the national average. Most of this cost is in the very high prices for housing, which hardly affects seniors in memory care. However, health-care costs are still 35 percent above the average national rate.
Sunnyvale's crime rates are low across the board. Violent crime in Sunnyvale is just 20 percent of the average for California, while property crimes, such as theft and destruction of property, are around 60 percent of the state average.
- The Sunnyvale area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Stanford Health Care-Stanford Hospital and El Camino Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Sunnyvale
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in California
Memory Care costs in Sunnyvale start around $6,767 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,048 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Sunnyvale 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 Sunnyvale
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 Sunnyvale
Sunnyvale 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 Sunnyvale, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Sunnyvale
Sunnyvale-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 Sunnyvale, CA
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Sunnyvale
Review of Atria Sunnyvale
They have been so loving and caring for our Father that has been a resident for some years now. They go above and beyond and are excellent with their communication. Especially during these challe... Read more
Review of Atria Sunnyvale
I cannot be happier with the Atria team and with Atria Sunnyvale Memory Care in particular. Mom has been living in Atria facilities for most of the past decade, and she's been in Life Guidance (Mem... Read more
Review of Atria Sunnyvale
My mom has been in the memory care area for over two years. I am always impressed how the staff cares for, takes care of and is concerned for the residents. It shows in all that they do. The cou... Read more