44 Memory Care Facilities near Allen, TX
There are 44 Memory Care Facilities in the Allen area, with 6 in Allen and 38 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Allen is $4,922 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Plano with an average starting cost of $4,620.
To help you with your search, browse the 83 reviews below for memory care facilities in Allen. On average, consumers rate memory care in Allen 3.8 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Mckinney with an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 14 families in Allen find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Allen, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Allen, TX
What to Consider About Memory Care in Allen
Allen, a safe and affluent suburb just north of Dallas, Texas, is considered part of the thriving Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, with a population of 101,000. The state estimates that over 380,000 of its residents are diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer's Disease. Eight percent of Allen's population are seniors aged 65 and older; to care for those with memory conditions, Allen has over 40 memory care facilities. These homes are subject to specific state regulations, focusing on staff training and certification. The Texas Department of Health and Senior Services stipulates that Alzheimer's and dementia care be provided by Type B nursing care facilities, those that provide overnight supervision and staff-assisted emergency evacuation. Facilities that are designated Certified Alzheimer's care campuses admit only residents with a physician's diagnosis of dementia or Alzheimer's disease.
- Late summer highs in Allen can reach over 100 degrees, which can be uncomfortable for seniors sensitive to high heat. Winters are mild, with little snow, which may benefit dementia patients with certain health conditions.
- There is no Texas state income tax, although property taxes and sales tax are higher than many other states. Families budgeting for a loved one's memory care fees may benefit from the income tax break.
- Allen's cost of living is higher than the national average, although home prices are the only area where the difference is notable. Healthcare and grocery costs are slightly lower than the national average, although some seniors may still be affected by higher housing costs.
- The Allen area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as UT Southwestern Medical Center and UT Dallas Center for Brain Health, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Allen
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Allen start around $4,922 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,048 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Allen and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.
Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Allen
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Texas page.
More Ways to Pay for Memory Care
While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for memory care, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance memory care costs include:
- Veterans Benefits
- Life Insurance Policy
- Long-Term Care Insurance
- Reverse Mortgage
For more information about different ways to finance memory care, visit our Memory Care in Texas page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Allen
Allen and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in a memory care community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.
To see a list of free memory care resources in Allen, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Allen
Allen-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Texas are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Texas page for more information about these laws.
Other Options in Allen, TX
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Allen
Review of Mustang Creek Estates - Allen
My dad moved into Mustang Creek Estates last September. It's very, very homey, they're very friendly, and he's very happy there. They have an amazing activity director, and she plays games with the... Read more
Review of Avalon Memory Care - Allen NOW OPEN!
My friend has already moved into Avalon Memory Care. It's very positive. I like its closeness to home, I like that it's brand new, and I like their helpful staff. There are only four or five people... Read more
Review of Mustang Creek Estates - Allen
I don’t know about food or activities but Talking with Amy was pleasant. She answered my questions and made me feel comfortable and that I was important. Read more