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28 Memory Care Communities in the Oakland Area

Premium Community

Oakmont of Concord

We are the Luxury Retirement Community you have been searching for...

  •  1401 Civic Court, Concord, CA 94520 $$$
  • Oakmont of Concord offers an unrivaled continuum of care plan.
  • Our Executive Chef makes each meal a fine dining experience.
  • Complimentary Concierge Service makes daily tasks easier than ever.
  • Complimentary Chauffeur Service makes getting around town a breeze.
  • Professional and Courteous staff that is here to serve you 24/7.
Premium Community

WindChime of Marin

The Premier Memory Care Community in Marin County

  •  1111 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Kentfield, CA 94904 $$$$
  • 36 studio suites (private or semi-private)
  • Family-style dining room with convenient dining hours
  • Freshly prepared meals and snacks three times daily
  • Weekly housekeeping and linen service
  • On-site hair salon

Mercy Retirement & Care Center

Warm, Loving Care for Seniors

  •  3431 Foothill Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94601 $$$
  • Comfortable and supportive senior housing accommodations that puts our residents' living needs front and center
  • Three balanced, nutritious daily meals
  • Scheduled transportation to medical appointments
  • Weekly laundry and housekeeping
  • Art classes led by our Artist-In-Residence

Lakeside Park

The Best in Memory Care in Oakland

  •  468 Perkins Street, Oakland, CA 94610 $$$$
  • Small, friendly, neighborhood setting with secure outdoor spaces
  • Dynamic calendar of classes, activities and outings
  • Fitness programs include regularly scheduled exercise classes and walking programs
  • Full Service housekeeping and linen services
  • Preventative health screenings

Ivy Park at Oakland Hills

Experience Ivy Living

  •  11889 Skyline Blvd, Oakland, CA 94619 $$
  • All-Day Dining: Vine at Ivy Restaurant
  • Indoor & Outdoor Lounge Areas
  • Weekly Housekeeping and Laundry
  • Social & Educational Programs
  • Utilities & Cable Hookup

Merrill Gardens at Rockridge

Concierge services, scheduled transportation, weekly housekeeping and much more!

  •  5238 Coronado Ave, Oakland, CA 94611 $$$
  • 127 senior living apartments. Choose from studios, one and two bedroom apartments
  • Independent living, assisted living, memory care and respite care services. Take advantage of personal care services if needed
  • Anytime Dining. Enjoy fresh, restaurant-style meals served on your schedule - 7 am to 7 pm - 7 days a week
  • Active Living. Pursue physical, social, intellectual, emotional and spiritual interests

Oakmont of Mariner Point

Take a tour, enjoy a gourmet meal on us and experience the premier lifestyle awaiting you at Oakmont.

  •  2400 Mariner Square Dr, Alameda, CA 94501 $$$$
  • Oakmont of Mariner Point offers an unrivaled continuum of care plan.
  • Our Executive Chef makes each meal a fine dining experience.
  • Complimentary Concierge Service makes daily tasks easier than ever.
  • Complimentary Chauffeur Service makes getting around town a breeze.
  • Professional and Courteous staff that is here to serve you 24/7.

The Watermark by the Bay

The Best Value in Emeryville Senior Living

  •  1440 40th Street, Emeryville, CA 94608 $$$
  • Three delicious chef-prepared meals per day
  • Weekly housekeeping and linen services
  • Dynamic calendar of classes, activities and outings
  • Coordination with health care providers
  • Best Move move-in coordination service

Merrill Gardens at Lafayette

Lafayette Independent, Assisted Living and Memory Care

  •  1010 Second St, Lafayette, CA 94549 $$$
  • 85 senior living apartments. Choose from studios, one and two bedroom apartments
  • Independent living, assisted living, memory care and respite care services. Take advantage of personal care services if needed
  • Anytime Dining. Enjoy fresh, restaurant-style meals served on your schedule - 7 am to 7 pm - 7 days a week
  • Active Living. Pursue physical, social, intellectual, emotional and spiritual interests

Atria Park of Lafayette

Enjoy Graceful Assisted Living in Lafayette, CA

  •  1545 Pleasant Hill Road, Lafayette, CA 94549 $$$
  • Panoramic view dining room
  • Stadium seating in state-of-the-art entertainment theater
  • Private family dining with full kitchen available
  • Large common areas throughout with exquisite residential-style furnishings
  • 103 distinctive studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments.

Brookdale Danville

An innovative approach to caring for residents with memory loss

  •  400 West El Pintado Boulevard, Danville, CA 94526 $$
  • Programming that stimulates the mind from morning mental workouts to daily physical movement
  • Designed to feel and function like a private residence
  • Care team that goes above and beyond to make each senior feel at home
  • Staff on-site 24/7 in case of emergencies
  • We individualize our Alzheimer's and Dementia Service and Care Plan to help with reminders, redirection, medication, bathing and other specific needs.

Atria Walnut Creek

Discover Vibrant Assisted Living and Memory Care in Walnut Creek, California!

  •  1400 Montego, Walnut Creek, CA 94598 $$$
  • Outdoor spaces including a koi pond, walking paths and patio for dining al fresco
  • Multiple dining venues offering multicultural meals, vegetarian meals and more
  • Movie theater, game room and library to gather with friends and neighbors
  • Concierge service
  • Delicious meals served restaurant-style each day

Sunrise of Danville

From Our Home Cooked Meals to Our Community Cat & Dog, You'll Feel Right at Home.

  •  1027 Diablo Road, Danville, CA 94526 $$$$
  • Gracious accommodations with a variety of floor plans
  • Up to three delicious, well-balanced meals served daily featuring a variety of menu choices with snacks available throughout the day
  • Weekly housekeeping and daily trash removal
  • Social and educational programs for families
  • Monthly wellness visits by a licensed on-staff nurse

Ivy Park at Walnut Creek

The Life You Want. The Care You Need. The Joy of Every Day.

  •  2175 Ygnacio Valley Road, Walnut Creek, CA 94598 $$
  • Gracious accommodations with a variety of floor plans
  • Up to three delicious, well-balanced meals served daily featuring a variety of menu choices with snacks available throughout the day
  • Monthly wellness visits by a licensed on-staff nurse
  • Weekly housekeeping and daily trash removal
  • Daily physical fitness, creative, social, learning and spiritual activities, scheduled group trips and resident-sponsored clubs for a variety of interests

Pacifica Senior Living Burlingame

You Are Home

  •  250 Myrtle Road, Burlingame, CA 94010 $$
  • 24-hour staff
  • Concierge service
  • Scheduled transportation to local appointments, errands and events
  • Restaurant with full-table service
  • Emergency alert pendant or wristband

Aegis Living San Francisco

Welcome to Aegis of San Francisco - Assisted Living and Memory Care

  •  2280 Gellert Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94080 $$$
  • Our spacious and bright senior apartments are available in multiple floor plans.
  • Care Managers are available 24 hours per day to assist you with the activities of daily living (such as bathing or dressing).
  • Relax in our comfortable common rooms as you listen to music, visit with friends or enjoy time with your family.
  • Dine in our formal dining room as you catch up with friends and neighbors.
  • Activity director for educational, social, and recreational programs.

Sunrise of San Mateo

Our Personalized Approach to Care Helps Us Meet Your Changing Needs.

  •  955 South El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94402 $$$$
  • Trained staff available 24 hours a day
  • Social and educational programs for families
  • Monthly wellness visits by a licensed on-staff nurse
  • Gracious accommodations with a variety of floor plans
  • Up to three delicious, well-balanced meals served daily featuring a variety of menu choices with snacks available throughout the day

Atria Park of San Mateo

Conveniently Located Senior and Assisted Living in San Mateo, CA, at Atria Hillsdale!

  •  2883 S. Norfolk Street, San Mateo, CA 94403 $$$
  • Wellness center for checkups and health monitoring
  • Enhanced care services
  • Worship space, patio and courtyard
  • Daily educational, social, cultural, and fitness opportunities
  • Delicious meals served restaurant-style each day

Oakmont of Montecito

LUXURY SENIOR LIVING IN CONCORD - Welcome Home

  •  4756 Clayton Road, Concord, CA 94521 $$$
  • Our Executive Chef makes each meal a fine dining experience.
  • Oakmont of Montecito offers an unrivaled continuum of care plan.
  • Complimentary Concierge Service makes daily tasks easier than ever.
  • Complimentary Chauffeur Service makes getting around town a breeze.
  • Our Professional and Courteous team is here to serve you 24/7.

Ivy Park at Belmont

Experience Ivy Living

  •  1010 Alameda De Las Pulgas, Belmont, CA 94002 $$
  • Gracious accommodations with a variety of floor plans
  • Up to three delicious, well-balanced meals served daily featuring a variety of menu choices with snacks available throughout the day
  • Daily physical fitness, creative, social, learning and spiritual activities, scheduled group trips and resident-sponsored clubs for a variety of interests
  • Monthly wellness visits by a licensed on-staff nurse
  • Social and educational programs for families

Brookdale North Fremont

Exceptional Senior Living

  •  38035 Martha Avenue, Fremont, CA 94536 $$$$
  • Person-centered programming and nutrition programs with dementia-friendly menus
  • Gentle guidance and encouragement throughout the day's activities and events
  • Support for cognitive retention, social interactions and moments of genuine joy, success and confidence
  • Keypad entry
  • Pet friendly

Aldersly Retirement Community

Cozy, Comfortable, Connected.

  •  326 Mission Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94901 $$$$
  • The immaculately maintained 3 and a half acre Aldersly garden campus is situated just a few minutes north of San Francisco
  • Independent Living - Private, garden apartments offer a range of floor plans, many suitable for couples.
  • Assisted Living - Rosenborg Assisted Living Center offers 30 state-of-the-art private apartments designed to provide more responsive, personalized assistance for its residents.
  • Health Care & Rehabilitation Center - Professional nurses provide daily oversight in our Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in the Kronborg Building.
  • The entire Aldersly staff is dedicated to the idea of providing the highest level of appropriate, knowledgeable, and personalized care.

Sunol Creek Memory Care

Memory Care at Sunol Creek in Pleasanton, CA

  •  5980 Sunol Boulevard, Pleasanton, CA 94566 $$$
  • Familiar daily routines
  • Family-style meals served three times daily and favorite snacks throughout the day
  • Opportunities for individual and group activities, including gardening, cooking, music, movies and reminiscing
  • Dementia-specific activities, such as memory boxes and scrapbooks
  • Exercise programs including stretching, walking and balance

Drake Terrace

There is a vibrant, active feeling evident throughout our community

  •  275 Los Ranchitos Road, San Rafael, CA 94903 $$$
  • Scheduled daily transportation - shopping, medical appointments and errands
  • Personalized care plan that can include assistance with dressing, bathing and other activities of daily living
  • Emergency response system and daily check-ins
  • 24-hour security / front desk staff / manager on duty 7 days / week
  • Supportive guidance for residents and families

The Watermark at Rosewood Gardens

The Best Value in Livermore Senior Living

  •  35 Fenton Street, Livermore, CA 94550 $$$
  • 81 private, studio and one- bedroom apartments
  • Spacious and intimate common living areas
  • Beautifully landscaped grounds with rose garden and oak trees
  • Restaurant-style dining room with a variety of meal choices each day
  • Activities and game rooms including 52” LCD TVs for viewing pleasure

Ivy Park at Palo Alto

Experience Ivy Living

  •  2701 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306 $$$
  • All-Day Dining: Vine at Ivy Restaurant
  • Indoor & Outdoor Lounge Areas
  • Weekly Housekeeping and Laundry
  • Social & Educational Programs
  • Utilities & Cable Hookup

Atria Tamalpais Creek

Embrace Engaging Senior and Assisted Living in Novato, CA, at Atria Tamalpais Creek!

  •  853 Tamalpais Avenue, Novato, CA 94947 $$$
  • Courtyards, outdoor grilling space and front deck with fireplace to gather with friends
  • Fitness center with instructors and accessable equipment
  • Day spa offering a range of services, including massage therapy
  • Concierge service
  • Delicious meals served restaurant-style each day

Sunrise of Sunnyvale

From Our Home Cooked Meals to Our Community Cat & Dog, You'll Feel Right at Home.

  •  633 South Knickerbocker Drive, Sunnyvale, CA 94087 $$$$
  • Gracious accommodations with a variety of floor plans
  • Up to three delicious, well-balanced meals served daily featuring a variety of menu choices with snacks available throughout the day
  • Monthly wellness visits by a licensed on-staff nurse
  • Weekly housekeeping and daily trash removal
  • Daily physical fitness, creative, social, learning and spiritual activities, scheduled group trips and resident-sponsored clubs for a variety of interests

What is Dementia, Alzheimer’s, & Memory Care?

Memory Care is a long-term residential care option in senior housing that provides specialized, around-the-clock care to older adults living with all types of dementia.  Memory Care, also referred to as Alzheimer’s Care or Dementia Care, may become necessary once cognitive disorders reach a stage that makes living at home or receiving care at home too difficult. It’s common to find a Memory Care unit within an Assisted Living community, often in a specialized building or neighborhood.  Memory Care housing may also be found in a Continuing Care Retirement Community, a Skilled Nursing Facility, Nursing Home or as a standalone entity or community.

Dementia vs Alzheimer’s

Dementia is a broad term applied to a group of symptoms related to a decline in mental function that is severe enough to interfere with daily living.  Huntington’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and traumatic brain injuries are all linked to dementia.  Alzheimer’s is a specific brain disorder, and the most common form of dementia, that destroys memory and cognitive skills over time.  Both dementia and Alzheimer’s may result in memory loss, mood swings, speech impairment, confusion/hallucinations and incontinence.

When Might Memory Care be Necessary?

It may be time to look into a memory care community if you’re concerned for your loved one’s health and safety due to one or more of the following issues:

  • Wandering from home or getting lost on familiar routes
  • Forgetting to turn off stoves or other appliances
  • Changes in personality, such as aggression or hostility
  • Misplacing items and forgetting important dates and names
  • Incoherent thoughts and speech
  • Impaired judgment
  • Physical changes, including weight loss, poor hygiene and falls or unexplained bruises
  • Unpaid bills, insufficient or spoiled food in the home, pets and/or housekeeping are neglected
  • Changes in health and behavior that are beyond your family’s ability to manage

What is the Difference between Memory Care and Assisted Living?

Memory Care and Assisted Living communities both providing housing, meals, and assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs), such as bathing, dressing, toileting and walking.  However, Memory Care communities offer additional features that are specifically designed to help residents with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, in the following areas:

  • Safety: Memory Care communities typically have locked entrances and exits with keypad codes, door alarms and enclosed outdoor spaces. Staff will also escort residents to and from meals and activities.
  • Layout: Soothing spaces, color-coded walls and common rooms clearly marked with pictures to help reduce confusion.
  • Activities: While both Assisted Living and Memory Care communities both offer activities that encourage socialization, Memory Care communities often include therapies and exercises that help maintain cognitive skills and increase relaxation, such as occupational, art or music therapies. They also have predictable schedules and follow set routines.
  • Staff and Training: The staff in a Memory Care community are trained to manage wandering, and to redirect behaviors common to dementia, such as agitation, confusion, aggression and anxiety. There is 24/7 care, a higher staff-resident ratio and personalized care plans.

A Memory Care community can offer your loved one more independence, engagement, safety and specialized support, along with peace of mind for you.   Begin your search for a Memory Care community using our US map above. Our search results include facility pictures, descriptions, floor plans and pricing where available.