AlzheimersNet is your guide to memory care in Modesto, CA. Memory care communities provide housing and care for people age 65 and older with Alzheimer's disease and other kinds of dementia. Memory care enables seniors who have memory loss to stay as active and engaged as they possibly can, while living in a dignified, comfortable and supervised environment. Our local Senior Living Advisors are expert in dementia care in Modesto, CA and surrounding areas. After an initial consultation, your advisor will prepare a list of memory care communities that fit your loved one's essential needs for care and living preferences, as well as your family's finances.Memory Care Costs in Modesto, CA
Price varies widely depending on location, care required, size of the resident's living space and the level of luxury at the community. The price of memory care in Modesto ranges from $1,900 to $4,500 a month.
Memory Care Costs in Nearby Cities* The costs above represent the AVERAGE monthly cost of memory care for a one person bedroom in that city.
Facts about Modesto
Neighborhoods in Modesto include: Northern California, La Loma, and Shackelford.
The official website for the city of Modesto is http://www.modestogov.com.
Modesto is represented by City manager Jim Holgerssonand Mayor Garrad Marsh.
Modesto officially being the City of Modesto, is the county seat and largest city of Stanislaus County, California, United States. With a population of approximately 201,165 at the 2010 census, Modesto ranks as the 18th largest city in the state of California. The Modesto Census County Division, which includes the cities of Ceres and Riverbank, has a population of 312,842 as of 2010.Modesto is located in the Central Valley, 90 miles (140 km) north of Fresno, 40 miles (64 km) north of Merced, California, 92 miles (148 km) east of San Francisco, 68 miles (109 km) south of the state capital of Sacramento, 66 miles (106 km) west of Yosemite National Park, and 24 miles (39 km) south of Stockton. Modesto has been honored as a Tree City USA numerous times. It is surrounded by rich farmland; Stanislaus County ranks sixth among California counties in farm production. Led by milk, almonds, chickens, walnuts, and corn silage, the county grossed nearly $3.1 billion in agricultural production in 2011.Modesto was immortalized in the 1973 George Lucas film American Graffiti (none of which was actually filmed in Modesto). Lucas grew up in Modesto and graduated from Downey High School in 1962. The award-winning film captured the spirit of cruising and friendship on 10th and 11th Streets in 1962 and led to the revival of 1950s nostalgia that included the TV show Happy Days and the other spin-offs.Modesto is one of the birthplaces of modern rock and roll as the roots of Rockabilly music began in 1938 with the Maddox Brothers and Rose. The slap bass technique created by Fred Maddox became the percussive backbeat to "hillbilly boogie" that would become the foundation of Rock and Roll. The Maddox Brothers music became famous from the early broadcasts by pioneering radio station KTRB throughout the 1940s. Fred Maddox's bass now belongs to the Experience Project Museum in Seattle Washington for the significance in music history.The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index for 2011, which interviews 1,000 participants daily and asks individuals to assess their jobs, finances, physical health, emotional state of mind and communities, ranked Modesto 126 out of the 190 cities surveyed. In December 2009, Forbes ranked Modesto 48th out of 100 among "Best Bang-for-the-Buck Cities". In this ranking, Modesto ranked 8th in housing affordability and travel time but also ranked 86th in job forecast growth and 99th in foreclosures.