17 Memory Care Facilities near Union City, CA
There are 17 Memory Care Facilities in the Union City area, with 1 in Union City and 16 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Union City is $5,150 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Fremont with an average starting cost of $4,955.
To help you with your search, browse the 21 reviews below for memory care facilities in Union City. On average, consumers rate memory care in Union City 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Fremont with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 5 families in Union City find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Union City, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Union City, CA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Union City
The San Francisco Bay area in Alameda County is home to Union City, which has 75,343 residents, of which 11,377 are seniors aged 65 and older. Some 1,300 of them are estimated to have Alzheimer's disease, dementia or another form of cognitive impairment.
For assisted living centers to support these patients, they must first be licensed by the Community Care Licensing Division (CCLD) of California as a Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFE). After that, the RCFE must adhere to an extensive, rigid set of guidelines that are intended to give residents a good quality of life. Union City has one RCFE, and two more are located in Fremont, a neighboring town.
- Union City's pleasant weather attracts many seniors for its therapeutic effects on asthma and arthritis. It has yearly averages of 265 sunny days, 17 inches of rain and no snow. Yearly temperatures fluctuate from 43 to 77, earning a Sperling's Comfort Index of 76 out of a possible 100, which is well above the national average of 54.
- The cost of living is far above the U.S. average, something families should keep in mind when budgeting for memory care here. Union City's COL is 114.7 points above the country's average of 100.
- Crime is at or slightly below the U.S. average for cities. The violent crime rate is 32.4 versus 31.1, and property crime is a little lower at 35.8 compared to 38.1. RCFEs provide an extra layer of security with combination door locks, closed circuit cameras at entrances and exits and monitors to supervise the residents.
- Air quality could be a factor if a senior with dementia also has lung cancer, asthma or cardiovascular disease. Alameda County received a C for the frequency of high ozone days and an F for particle pollution.
Paying for Memory Care in Union City
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Union City start around $5,150 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,057 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Union City 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 Union City
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 Union City
Union City 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 Union City, please visit our Memory Care in California page.
Directory of Winners in the Union City Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Union City
Union City-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 Union City, CA
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Union City
Review of Pacifica Senior Living Union City
My friend is in Pacifica. She’s in the memory care unit at night but in assisted living during the day. It’s a nice place. They have a beauty shop there, nice food, and a lot of retired teachers. S... Read more