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If your loved one needs memory care in Lafayette, A Place for Mom can help. With 75 memory care facilities in Lafayette, we’ll work with you to find the right fit for your family member’s budget, interests, and care needs.

Alzheimer’s care in Lafayette incorporates memory care activities and therapies to reduce residents’ confusion and agitation. Lafayette memory care also provides security features and supervision, along with trained staff. If you’re considering dementia care in Lafayette, know it’s a safe setting for your older relative.

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Photo of Atria Park of Lafayette
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All 5 stars. Atria Park of Lafayette is an excellent place. The caregivers were proactive in managing my moms medicines, all staff were very communicative with my family about my moms care. I would...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Atria Park of Lafayette offers all the comforts of home, with just the right amount of care. Our dedicated staff provides 24-hour support to assisted living residents, as well as specialized care for those with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia. With panoramic views of Mount Diablo, spacious...
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We have had both parents and currently mom staying at Montecito.. experiencing Assisted Living and now Memory Care. It has been and continues to be a journey. We are so very grateful to have the staff and...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Montecito is a premier retirement community situated on a lush five-acre campus with views of the rolling hills and direct access to Galindo Creek and Newhall Park. Montecito provides quality, comfort and a continuum of care with five-star services and amenities. Here, an active lifestyle...
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I found Sunrise of Danville after looking at over 30 assisted living facilities over a 3-month-period working with an advisor at A Place for Mom. When I visited Sunrise of Danville I knew it was the right...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Community & Location Highlights:Conveniently located in Danville, CAVery close to Blackhawk Medical CenterMinutes from beautiful Diablo Country ClubSurrounded by stunning gardensSunrise of Danville, in Danville, California, offers a loving environment, staffed by experienced caregivers. Our...
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My loved one is currently a resident at Brookdale Diablo Lodge and the overall experience has been good. It's a good place if you have a social senior/loved one. Otherwise, find someplace cheaper would be my...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Home Comforts with Luxury AmenitiesSome seniors might think retirement means falling asleep in an armchair and counting down the minutes until your next television program comes on. But that doesn’t have to be your experience. Instead of settling for a life of isolation and boredom, you can...
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Overall it has been a solid choice for my mom. She moved in in September and we have happy with the experience here so far. The staff is friendly and shows care. When things aren’t quite right we don’t hear...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Belmont Village Albany, affiliated with the University of California, Berkeley*, offers a collaborative experience that embraces Albany’s community-oriented character while sharing the benefits of university affiliation. The best-in-class community offers Independent Living, Assisted Living and...
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The Tiffany Court staff is wonderful to my Mom. My Mom needed assisted living with memory care, and Tiffany Court at Kingston is the unicorn for our family. Private rooms with private bathrooms and...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
TIFFANY COURT is a unique assisted living community, located in the heart of beautiful Walnut Creek. Our intimate size, elegant homelike environment, and unsurpassed location make Tiffany Court the number one choice for seniors in Contra Costa County. Tiffany Court resident independence is...
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What really makes Oakmont of Concord stand out from other assisted living facilities is the staff. Our mother was treated like a much loved family member and it made such a difference in the quality of her...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
About Oakmont of ConcordOakmont of Concord is a luxury retirement community situated on a lush campus with scenic views, industry renowned dining, and endless on-site amenities. We are also very close to shopping, fine dining, the arts, and world-class entertainment.If an active lifestyle is what...
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1111 Floor plans available
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I ended up having only four days notice to select a facility and set up the room furnishings for my mother-in-law. The staff went out of their way to set up the contracts, walking me through the facilities...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
As one of the most trusted senior living providers in the East Bay, Atria Walnut Creek has served families like yours for more than 10 years.With a continued commitment to quality, they have just completed a full-scale renovation to enhance the beauty and functionality of the community, indoors...
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I was amazed how the staff knew my name the first day I came in. It felt like home and being welcome to the community. The staff is always willing to help when I need it. They always have a smile on their...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
With the classic California ambiance of a Mission-style lodge, Atria Valley View is a vibrant assisted living community nestled in the hills of Walnut Creek, conveniently located near downtown, shopping, banking and the John Muir Medical Center.Recently redeveloped to create strong indoor-outdoor...
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My mom is currently a resident at TreVista Concord and everything has been great for her at this facility overall. All of the staff do a great job of explaining and making everything work. My mom is in the...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
When you make the decision to move to your new home with us at Entrust Senior Living of Concord, an Assisted Living and Memory Care community, you will find we are not just another senior living community.We measure our success not only by the Wellness factor, but also the Happiness factor!It has...
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Photo of Lake Park Senior Living
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The facility is beautiful. [name removed] lives in a studio apartment with a beautiful view. Staff is excellent, food is more than acceptable. Many activities to choose from. Maintenance requests take a...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
This is the kind of place people dream of living in. With views of both Lake Merritt and the East Bay Hills, Lake Park is a retirement community in Oakland, CA that's ?lled with natural light, greenery and fascinating people. Here, a diverse collection of extraordinary residents enjoys a...
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Get to know the staff! They need to know who you're visiting & will be more receptive to answering questions/providing info...a little kindness goes a long way on both sides!??
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Pacifica Senior Living Oakland Heights provides a wide range of services to meet the needs of seniors in all stages of life. They offer everything from independent living to dementia care. They even offer support services for family members, including support groups for those interested. Elderly...
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IThis community is unlike any other. They offer meditation, yoga, dance classes and residents are actively engaged with each other The staff is very loving and closely connected with my Mom. No one is...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
AgeSong WoodPark is pleased to offer AgeSongLiving's unique approach to eldercare, a rich, colorful, culturally diverse assisted living community. What makes the AgeSongLiving approach unique and especially relevant to WoodPark is our view of aging as growth and expansion. In appreciation of...
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My aunt has thrived at Mercy Retirement and Care Center - this has been an excellent community for her. As a family member ongoing communication with me by staff is consistent. Thank you for putting me in...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Mercy Retirement and Care Center is an assisted living community located in Oakland, California, in Alameda County and home to over 413,000 people. Oakland is a wonderful city with lots of businesses, shopping, sporting events, restaurants and stores. Residents will enjoy Bay area views, shopping...
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I would definitely recommend Lakeside Park. The staff were amazing and really paid attention to what my loved one's needs were and created activities specifically to his needs. They were all so friendly and...
Provides: Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Lakeside Park, nestled in the scenic neighborhood of Lake Merritt and Lakeside Park, is dedicated solely to Memory Care. Everything is designed to support the full well-being of our residents experiencing memory care changes in their lives. One-bedroom and studio residences feature spacious...
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The staff here is wonderful and always available to answer my request over all excellent. They were very accommodating with the move in. I visit my wife 3 times a day I really feel at home while in there
Provides: Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Fewer Worries, More JoyIf you were to ask our memory care residents in Danville, California if they are happy to be here, they would tell you life has never been better. Each resident of our community experiences a full and rich life. Our community calendar provides activities, programs and...
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We've had a very positive experience, and we feel very lucky Merrill Gardens at Rockridge had space available. We did our homework, and some of the other places we looked into were a little scary. I like...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Merrill Gardens at Rockridge is designed to fit in with the beautiful homes in the area. Enjoy the local cafes, gourmet restaurants, bookstores, and antique shops. It's right across the street from The Ridge, a brand new upscale shopping center. The community features spacious apartments with...
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My father was residing at Sunrise until he passed away in September of 2022 from old age. I finally have the time to write this review that is so over due. My fathers care at Sunrise Assisted living was...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Ivy Park at Walnut Creek offers the finest in retirement living, assisted living, and memory care. We strive to create the retirement lifestyle that our loved ones have always desired and to bring their envisioned community to life. Our range of care services are based on a “whole living”...
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Very attentive care for my loved one at Elegance Berkeley. My loved one initially really enjoyed assisted living. This facility is an attractive facility with friendly and committed administration. A...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Situated in Poet’s Corner between the West Berkeley Design Loop and the International Marketplace District, Elegance Berkeley is designed to help the East Bay’s active elders continue to contribute, participate and inspire future generations.Offering a comfortable, supportive and accessible...
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It is a wonderful facility and they take care of residents like family... that kind of attention and attitude is priceless. Starting with the General Manager down to all of the caregivers, every one works...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Aegis of Pleasant Hill is a warm and friendly retirement community located in the heart of Contra Costa County. Our community is designed with a classic English influence with well appointed living rooms, spacious apartments with views and a flowering fountain courtyard for gardening and quiet...
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It seemed best for his needs in terms of both location and what they provide. I also heard and continue to hear good things about them as compared to other similar communities. Also fit within our price...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
The Point at Rockridge, located in the Rockridge neighborhood in Oakland, is across street from a complete shopping center and only a few blocks from the unique shopping areas of Piedmont and College Avenues. Physician’s offices, medical facilities, churches and synagogues, as well as UC...
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My wife and I are staying here and the location is great it's right downtown. We are in the independent living and they come clean our room once a week and do the linens. They have lots of daily activities...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Situated between Berkeley and Walnut Creek in Contra Costa county, Merrill Gardens proudly offers senior living for the Lamorinda area in the heart of downtown Lafayette. Enjoy being centrally located within walking distance to local shops, restaurants and art galleries. The Lafayette Library and...
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I'm glad that my loved ones moved in here. My loved ones really like the community. There is a health provider that comes on site and this is a big plus that the doctor can see my loved ones on site in...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Nestled in the foothills of Walnut Creek, Byron Park is the premier choice for senior living in the East Bay. Since 1991, our dedicated staff has been serving the community with both independent and assisted living, creating a vibrant and safe atmosphere for residents to thrive. Invigorating...
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They accepted my loved one from the hospital and were able to accommodate us quickly. They did require a 24-hour aide at first, but only for 3 days, and they only quarantined him for 3 days. They have a...
Provides: Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Reviews 'When one visits Heatherwood, the first thing that one notices is the upbeat, happy atmosphere. The staff greet you with a smile. Heatherwood has a great feel. This is pretty remarkable, given that Heatherwood specializes in caring for residents with Alzheimer's and other forms of...
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It is a great community with really good stuff. It is a little on the pricey side and communication between the staff and family could be improved. Food is fairly decent Lots of activities and outings. We...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
The Kensington at Walnut Creek, San Francisco Bay area community is nestled a beautiful residential neighborhood walking distance to shopping and restaurants. The gracious community features 178 spacious apartments. Our manicured grounds, gardens, courtyards, and fountains enhance the community....
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Cost of memory care in Lafayette, CA

The average cost of senior living in Lafayette is $5,843 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Martinez, CA with an average of $5,730 per month.

Average monthly cost of Memory Care in Lafayette, CA vs. nearby cities

Lafayette, CA
$5,843/mo
$5,930/mo

Average monthly cost of Memory Care in Lafayette, CA vs. the state and national average

Lafayette, CA
$5,843/mo
U.S. national average
$4,889/mo

Average monthly cost of Memory Care in Lafayette vs. other types of senior living

Memory Care
$5,843/mo

Median monthly costs of Memory Care in Lafayette, CA by room type

Semi-Private
$5,490/mo
Studio
$6,108/mo
1 Bedroom
$7,234/mo
2 Bedroom
$9,192/mo

Average cost of Memory Care in Lafayette over time

Lafayette, CACA stateNational

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What families are saying about memory care in Lafayette

Recent reviews for memory care in Lafayette

The Ivy at Golden Gate in San Francisco, CA

4.2
Most staff are very friendly, with occasional lapses in service (too busy to help dress; slow, slow kitchen sometimes); coordination of offsite pharmacy and medicine technicians could be better; like in any health care setting, patient advocacy (usually a family member) is essential (especially ...
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Rosemont Gardens in San Leandro, CA

5.0
Excellent caring staff. Clean place. My Auntie [name removed] is here. I visited from Anaheim California. My auntie Husband just passed away. My auntie looked beautiful and happy. I talked with staff and they were very professional

The Point at Rockridge in Oakland, CA

4.7
We chose The Point community because of the location, it is very close to us which is convenient. The staff members are very friendly and the care that we have been able to see is immediate and pretty good.

Lafayette review score based on 167 family reviews

7.8
Review score64 facilities167 ReviewsWrite a review
This proprietary review score is based on 167 reviews of 64 Lafayette memory care communities. All reviews were submitted in the past two years by verified community residents and family members.
The Lafayette review score informs your search by letting you see at a glance how memory care residents and family members rate memory care in your area. Compare review scores in multiple locations to understand how overall satisfaction rates differ from city to city. Based on recent reviews, the maximum possible score is 10.Methodology: How we calculate our city review scores

Lafayette review score compared against nearby cities

7.8
Lafayette, CA64 facilities
7.7
Acalanes Ridge, CA36 facilities
7.8
Moraga, CA87 facilities

Review subcategories for Lafayette memory care

When memory care residents and family members submit a review on our site, they rate each community on categories such as cleanliness, activities, meals, and more. The chart below is based on 167 reviews of 64 Lafayette memory care communities. This chart helps you compare Lafayette resident and family memory care satisfaction rates against national averages. Use it to assess your needs and develop criteria for your own search. If you know that one of these categories is important to you or your loved one, our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities to match your needs.
Lafayette, CA averageNational average
Cleanliness
4.6
4.4
Friendliness
4.7
4.5
Care services
4.2
4.2
Staff
4.5
4.4
Meals & dining
4.1
4.0
Activities
4.0
3.9
Value for cost*
4.1
4.0
0.01.02.03.04.05.0
*Learn more about cost details

Lafayette memory care services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Lafayette memory care communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Lafayette, but support comparisons against nationwide offerings. Our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities that fit your preferences.

Availability of select care services in Lafayette memory care

Memory care communities offer a variety of care services and visiting health care providers to meet seniors’ health needs. The chart below shows the percentage of memory care partners in Lafayette that offer these care services compared to the percentage of partners that offer them nationally.
Lafayette, CANational
Full medication management
Full medication management
53.1%
65%
Doctor on call
Doctor on call
15.6%
47.8%
24-Hour awake staff
24-Hour awake staff
96.9%
82.5%
Diabetic care
Diabetic care
98.4%
99%
*Visiting health care professionals
*Visiting health care professionals
56.3%
71.7%
Home care agency on-site
Home care agency on-site
18.8%
28.1%
Non-ambulatory care
Non-ambulatory care
98.4%
89.5%
Respite or short term stays
Respite or short term stays
45.3%
61.5%
Hospice available on-site
Hospice available on-site
62.5%
72.4%
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*Including nurse, dentist, OT, PT, speech or podiatrist

Availability of select dementia care services in Lafayette memory care

Our community partners provide many services to keep residents with dementia or other memory concerns safe and engaged. Below, take a look at what percentage of Lafayette Memory Care partners offer the selected dementia care services compared to the percentage of partners nationally.
Lafayette, CANational
Dementia behaviors care
Dementia behaviors care
54.7%
73.8%
Specialized memory care training for staff
Specialized memory care training for staff
32.8%
45.7%
Secured community and/or wander guard
Secured community and/or wander guard
56.3%
70.1%
Memory care only community
Memory care only community
18.8%
26%
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Availability of select dietary accommodations in Lafayette memory care

Memory care communities help seniors maintain a balanced diet by accommodating their health needs, allergies, and other restrictions. Below you’ll find the percentage of Lafayette partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Lafayette, CANational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
23.4%
27.2%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
40.6%
43.6%
No sugar
No sugar
35.9%
40.9%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
45.3%
49.4%
Pureed meals
Pureed meals
14.1%
15.6%
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Availability of select dining options in Lafayette memory care

Our memory care communities know that seniors want top-quality meals and options for how they dine. The chart below indicates the percentage of Lafayette communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
Lafayette, CANational
Professional chef
Professional chef
32.8%
31.2%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
43.8%
39%
Room service
Room service
39.1%
36.1%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
28.1%
22.4%
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Availability of select programs and activities in Lafayette memory care

Senior living communities offer a variety of programming to keep seniors socially, mentally, and physically vibrant. The chart below shows what percentage of partnered memory care communities in Lafayette offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Lafayette, CANational
Activity director
Activity director
50%
45.1%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
28.1%
33%
Community service programs
Community service programs
21.9%
27.7%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
50%
54.1%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
46.9%
51%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
53.1%
60.7%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
37.5%
38.9%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
34.4%
34%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
35.9%
35.6%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
42.2%
46.6%
Live performances
Live performances
46.9%
47.1%
Dances
Dances
28.1%
30.3%
Fitness center
Fitness center
23.4%
21.4%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
46.9%
45.8%
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Frequently Asked Questions

Cogir of Brentwood, Greenhills Care Home and Oakmont of Montecito are the top-rated memory care facilities near Lafayette, California. See full list of communities.

There are 75 memory care facilities near Lafayette, California. See the full list.

The 75 memory care facilities near you in Lafayette, California typically provide housing, therapies, and care tailored to those who have Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. To find memory care in Lafayette, California, browse our detailed listings showing photos, floor plans, amenities, activities, and reviews from real families.

Browse A Place for Mom’s listings for memory care in Lafayette, California, to take a virtual tour. Our local senior living experts can arrange for a live tour of these communities as well.

The cost of memory care facilities in Lafayette, California ranges from $1095 to $40000. The average Memory Care cost in Lafayette, California is $5,843. Prices often vary based on care provided, amenities, unit size, and more. 

The cost of memory care in Lafayette, California typically starts at $1095. A Place for Mom’s local, expert senior living advisors can help you find affordable memory care facilities near you and offer advice on how to lower costs and pay for care with VA benefits or public payment options.

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