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COVID-19 Rules for Assisted Living in Fremont, CA

For assisted living communities, COVID-19 rules and regulations are typically set at the state level. You can view specific rules on our guide to assisted living in CA. These rules change often, and many communities have policies in place that go above and beyond what’s required by the state, so you should contact your local community for more information. Additionally, you can contact your local Area Agency on Aging to learn more.

How to Pay for Assisted Living in Fremont, CA

Seniors in Fremont pay an average of $6,319 per month for assisted living. This rate outpaces California by $1,069 and the nation by more than $1,800.

Assisted Living in Fremont vs. Nearby Cities

In addition to the state and nation, Fremont’s assisted living costs are higher than many of California’s other cities. Approximately 165 miles southwest of Fremont, Fresno’s monthly average is $3,900. Likewise, Riverside’s median costs are $4,000. Chico, 182 miles north of the Bay Area, offers assisted living at an average of $5,106 per month. On the state’s southern coast, San Diego’s monthly median is $5,475.

  • Fremont: $6,319
  • California: $5,250
  • Nation: $4,500
  • San Diego: $5,475
  • Fresno: $3,900
  • Chico: $5,106
  • Riverside: $4,000

Assisted Living vs. Other Types of Care in Fremont, CA

Seniors in Fremont may choose among several long-term care options. The most affordable alternative is adult day health care at $1,950 per month. Standard home care averages $6,864 followed by home health care’s $7,150 median. Home health care includes medical services, such as skilled nursing, medication assistance and physical therapy. Lower than either home care option, Fremont’s assisted living costs are $6,319. The area’s monthly nursing home costs are the highest, averaging $11,566 for a semiprivate room.

  • Home Care: $6,864
  • Home Health Care: $7,150
  • Adult Day Health Care: $1,950
  • Assisted Living: $6,319
  • Nursing Home (semiprivate room): $11,566

Note: Data for Fremont was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, San Francisco, was used instead.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Fremont, CA

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Other Ways to Pay for Assisted Living in Fremont, CA

Since not everyone can afford to pay for assisted living out-of-pocket, it’s important to find alternative methods to help make assisted living more affordable. Some of these options include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For more information about your options for making assisted living more affordable, visit our guide to Assisted Living in Fremont.

Free and Low-Cost Assisted Living Resources for Seniors in Fremont, CA

Fremont and Alameda County offer a variety of government agencies and nonprofit organizations that provide free information about available services for the area’s seniors. Some of the free or low-cost options include veterans services, legal aid and financial assistance programs.

Resource Contact Service
Alameda County Adult & Aging Services (510) 577-3552 Alameda County Adult & Aging Services provides in-home services for seniors who require assistance with personal care, including shopping, bathing, house cleaning and cooking. The program also advocates for public policies that improve available services for seniors.
Bay Area Legal Aid (510) 663-4744 Bay Area Legal Aid provides low-income seniors in Alameda County with free legal assistance on matters involving debt collection, advance care directives, guardianships and other concerns.
Alameda County Veterans Services (510) 577-1926 The Alameda County Veterans Services office helps senior veterans and their families access information about local, state and federal benefits. The department’s representatives also assist with completing and filing forms and applications. Areas of concern may include veterans’ benefits, transportation, food and housing.
Alameda County Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP) (510) 832-3040 The program’s knowledgeable counselors offer area seniors unbiased guidance on available insurance plans, including Medicare, supplemental insurance, long-term care, prescription drug and Medicare appeals. The representatives also help Medicare beneficiaries’ adult children and legal caregivers access appropriate benefits.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Fremont, CA

Assisted Living Communities in Fremont are required to follow a set of rules and regulations that are determined by the state. For more specific information, talk with your local community or Area Agency on Aging.

Laws and regulations for assisted living in California

The Top Assisted Living Communities in the Fremont Area

In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Fremont area, our team of researchers:

  • Sorted through 132 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 15 hours researching assisted living communities in Fremont
  • Read more than 1,055 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 10 assisted living communities that earned our seal of approval. Through this process we discovered that the average cost of assisted living in the city of Fremont is $6,319, which is considerably higher than the state average of $5,250 and also considerably higher than the national average of $4,500.

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Christina Drumm-Boyd
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)
Christina Drumm-Boyd
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)

Christina is a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM) who is passionate about seniors and their families. Along with her staff, Christina works hands-on with each client to find the best solutions for the challenges that often come with aging.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Fremont, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 132 communities in the Fremont area.

Our Methodology

It’s not what we research, but the way we research that makes stand out. We start by identifying problems and challenges in the senior care industry by gaining insight from conversations with industry professionals, older adults, and those that care for them. Next, our research team led by industry experts apply our data-driven research techniques to understand the magnitude of the challenge and how to overcome it. Finally, we present our findings in easy-to-understand guides and studies and share our actionable results with influencers and caregivers, as well as the general public.

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Facility Features (40%)

Facility Health Services Graded on health services provided
on the facility including, but not
limited to, on-site nursing,
pharmacy, skilled nursing,
medicine administration, etc

Facility Amenities Graded on the available

Affordability Financial assistance acceptance
and overall costs and value.

Residential Quality (40%)

Resident Satisfaction Polling & survey of overall facility satisfaction.

Facility Complaint and Violations Number of complaints and violations the facility had. Taking into account improvement over time.

Online Reviews Aggregated verified online reviews.

Location (20%)

Location-Based Benefits Including, but not limited to, proximity to
hospitals, ambulance response times, senior
resources available, and state and city
financial assistance.

Location Quality Local crime rates, incidents against older
adults, air quality, climate.

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