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10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Oakland, CA

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If your loved one needs memory care in Oakland, A Place for Mom can help. With 62 memory care facilities in Oakland, we’ll work with you to find the right fit for your family member’s budget, interests, and care needs.

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

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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
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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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66 Photos available
99 Floor plans available
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My mom been living here for over 10 years. Now as she is aging she started to receive care service. The level of attention and support provided to residents is truly commendable. The staff’s dedication to...
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.
Cardinal Point is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) which means that our residents move in when they are independent and active, truly being able to participate in all we have to offer! Additionally, we are also licensed for Assisted Living, so as the years go on, the resident can...
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We really like the people there, they are the best and we appreciate their genuine concern for our loved one. However my dad really hated the food. Based on the experience we have had so far, we would...
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.
Welcome Home to Pacifica Senior Living of San Leandro! We are located in the cozy downtown section of San Leandro below the Oakland foothills. With the cool evening breeze off the San Francisco Bay, you can sit outside in the patio courtyard and enjoy a beautiful Bay Area evening.Pacifica Senior...
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2626 Floor plans available
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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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66 Floor plans available
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I will add one things about the leadership: Friendly, professional, and balanced leadership. I would recommend Carefield Castro Valley to others looking.
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.
Our community offers exemplary services and amenities, with a professional care staff to accommodate our residents’ individual needs. We encourage residents to eat well, make new friends, seek out creative pursuits, refine skills, revisit old hobbies, and discover new passions.Our Lifestyle...
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Based on the experience we have had so far with the Landmark Villa, we have to say we love it. The people are so kind - including both the employees and the residents living there. In fact, the residents...
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.
We offer a home like setting and cheerful smiles from our professional staff who greet you everyday. Our caring staff offers the assistance you need while respecting your independence. Our peaceful setting, restaurant style dining experience, activities and beautiful setting combine to create...
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Photo of Rosemont Gardens
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I’m very happy my mother can get in Rosemont Gardens in San Leandro. It’s a nice place, very clean, care giver is nice. Administration person is so nice, my mom lives here like her own home. I’m happy my...
Provides: Assisted 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.
We are a 40 bed assisted living in downtown San Leandro. We specialize in caring for dementia and Alzheimer’s clients, those who are independent or those who need assistance with daily care. We are also able to care for hospice clients, offer respite care for those taking care of their loved ones...
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Photo of Carlton Senior Living San Leandro
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My Mom has alcoholic dementia and is doing as well as can be expected in large part due to the community and services provided here. She has needed more help over the past year, congruent with the natural...
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.
Carlton Plaza of San Leandro sits in the hub of downtown San Leandro with easy access to the theater, state-of-the-art library, shopping centers and excellent public transportation. Residents can travel easily around this small metropolitan area. Carlton Plaza is an independent, assisted...
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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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Photo of Elegance Berkeley
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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 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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Dad is still adjusting to living at this community. The staff have been great and they are very helpful. This is a family run community and the owner is here all the time and I feel that the residents are...
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.
Diamond Care retirement home is located in the stunning city of Diamond Bar, California where the sun shines year-round and the weather makes the city a perfect place to retire to! We pride ourselves in offering the best care and community to all of our residents and we are proud to be among the...
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my father has been staying here for over a year now and doing a lot better than when he was first admitted. The staff here are always so kind and patient with him since he has dementia and gets very restless...
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.
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Lakeshore Residential Care in Oakland has made a huge, positive change in the life of a friend. The facility is clean, I smell delicious food cooking when I visit. The staff is always busy cleaning 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.
Lakeshore Residential Care is located in the City of Oakland in the Lake Merritt commercial district, only a few blocks from the unique Lake Merritt and the shopping center, medical facilities, Physician facilities, banks, senior centers, churches, parks and Parkway Theater are close by, there...
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Photo of Ivy Park at Oakland Hills
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We chose Sunrise of Oakland Hills because we needed a place that would offer more care that she needed and they were able to offer that as well as offer up to hospice care so you do not have to move your...
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 Highlights:* Conveniently located in a beautiful, safe residential neighborhood in the Oakland Hills* Multiple nurses on staff to manage resident well-being and complex medical situations* Accommodate many couples who want to stay together but have different care needs* Higher...
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The quality of the food has gone down. The value for the money is great. We picked this community, because it was close to home, the quality, it was the nicest, price point and I liked the people. My loved...
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.
Oakmont of Mariner Point assisted living community situated in Alameda, Alameda County, California provides seniors with a safe place to live. This community offers the memory care that seniors are looking for in a location that is peaceful and good. When a senior chooses this community they will...
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Photo of The Watermark by the Bay
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The staff is good at keeping me involved and informed about my loved one. My loved one says that the food is great and they have a variety to choose from. The community offers a lot of activities, well I...
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.
Our dynamic community, The Watermark by the Bay, located in Emeryville, California serves the entire East Bay area. With features including modern residences with stunning views and access to the best of entertainment, shopping and dining plus exceptional care and amenities, it’s no wonder we are...
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For us personally Marymount Villa worked out best because they had Filipino staff and my mom is Filipino. The second reason we chose them was the value of care with the cost associated was great. The last...
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.
At Marymount Villa we believe everyone can find meaning and joy in life, even when they need a little help with daily living. We offer independent, assisted living, respite, hospice care, and now our newly renovated memory care unit. Marymount Villa offers a gracious setting and well-appointed...
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My loved one is always saying the food is good, this is important since my loved one is in assisted living. The community also will bring food to the room so I can visit with my loved one in their...
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.
We are proud to offer exceptional Assisted Living and Memory Care services in one of the East Bay's loveliest areas. Nestled in the heart of Moraga's rolling hills, this desirable place to live offers a charming country atmosphere within easy reach of city amenities. Our quaint, all-American town...
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Quality of Life and Dignity The Short: Silverado offers truly amazing care, service, and engagement with their residents - they are always treated with respect and dignity. Staff are also communicative,...
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.
At Silverado Berkeley, it is our mission to ensure that we provide a uniquely creative, comfortable and stimulating community where our residents are treated with the dignity and respect they deserve. A community where the health and lifestyle of each person can be positively impacted and...
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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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Cost of memory care in Oakland, CA

The average cost of senior living in Oakland is $5,963 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include San Pablo, CA with an average of $5,752 per month.

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

Oakland, CA
$5,963/mo
$5,931/mo
$5,989/mo

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

Oakland, CA
$5,963/mo
U.S. national average
$4,889/mo

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

Memory Care
$5,963/mo

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

Semi-Private
$5,511/mo
Studio
$6,018/mo
1 Bedroom
$6,964/mo
2 Bedroom
$8,030/mo

Average cost of Memory Care in Oakland over time

Oakland, CACA stateNational

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What families are saying about memory care in Oakland

Recent reviews for memory care in Oakland

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.

Oakland review score based on 91 family reviews

7.5
Review score54 facilities91 ReviewsWrite a review
This proprietary review score is based on 91 reviews of 54 Oakland memory care communities. All reviews were submitted in the past two years by verified community residents and family members.
The Oakland 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

Oakland review score compared against nearby cities

7.5
Oakland, CA54 facilities
7.4
Piedmont, CA52 facilities
7.9
Alameda, CA76 facilities

Review subcategories for Oakland 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 91 reviews of 54 Oakland memory care communities. This chart helps you compare Oakland 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.
Oakland, CA averageNational average
Cleanliness
4.4
4.4
Friendliness
4.5
4.5
Care services
3.9
4.2
Staff
4.4
4.4
Meals & dining
4.0
4.0
Activities
3.9
3.9
Value for cost*
4.1
4.0
0.01.02.03.04.05.0
*Learn more about cost details

Oakland memory care services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Oakland memory care communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Oakland, 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 Oakland 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 Oakland that offer these care services compared to the percentage of partners that offer them nationally.
Oakland, CANational
Full medication management
Full medication management
50%
65%
Doctor on call
Doctor on call
18.5%
47.8%
24-Hour awake staff
24-Hour awake staff
96.3%
82.5%
Diabetic care
Diabetic care
100%
99%
*Visiting health care professionals
*Visiting health care professionals
53.7%
71.7%
Home care agency on-site
Home care agency on-site
16.7%
28.1%
Non-ambulatory care
Non-ambulatory care
98.1%
89.5%
Respite or short term stays
Respite or short term stays
42.6%
61.5%
Hospice available on-site
Hospice available on-site
61.1%
72.4%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%
*Including nurse, dentist, OT, PT, speech or podiatrist

Availability of select dementia care services in Oakland 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 Oakland Memory Care partners offer the selected dementia care services compared to the percentage of partners nationally.
Oakland, CANational
Dementia behaviors care
Dementia behaviors care
51.9%
73.8%
Specialized memory care training for staff
Specialized memory care training for staff
27.8%
45.7%
Secured community and/or wander guard
Secured community and/or wander guard
50%
70.1%
Memory care only community
Memory care only community
16.7%
26%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%

Availability of select dietary accommodations in Oakland 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 Oakland partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Oakland, CANational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
20.4%
27.2%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
37%
43.6%
No sugar
No sugar
31.5%
40.9%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
42.6%
49.4%
Pureed meals
Pureed meals
14.8%
15.6%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%

Availability of select dining options in Oakland 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 Oakland communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
Oakland, CANational
Professional chef
Professional chef
33.3%
31.2%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
38.9%
39%
Room service
Room service
35.2%
36.1%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
24.1%
22.4%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%

Availability of select programs and activities in Oakland 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 Oakland offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Oakland, CANational
Activity director
Activity director
42.6%
45.1%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
20.4%
33%
Community service programs
Community service programs
29.6%
27.7%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
46.3%
54.1%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
46.3%
51%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
53.7%
60.7%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
38.9%
38.9%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
33.3%
34%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
35.2%
35.6%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
40.7%
46.6%
Live performances
Live performances
40.7%
47.1%
Dances
Dances
29.6%
30.3%
Fitness center
Fitness center
22.2%
21.4%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
44.4%
45.8%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%

Frequently Asked Questions

Oakmont of Montecito, Brookdale North Fremont and Sunrise of San Mateo are the top-rated memory care facilities near Oakland, California. See full list of communities.

There are 62 memory care facilities near Oakland, California. See the full list.

The 62 memory care facilities near you in Oakland, California typically provide housing, therapies, and care tailored to those who have Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. To find memory care in Oakland, 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 Oakland, 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 Oakland, California ranges from $695 to $16600. The average Memory Care cost in Oakland, California is $5,963. Prices often vary based on care provided, amenities, unit size, and more. 

The cost of memory care in Oakland, California typically starts at $695. 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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