27 Memory Care Facilities near Austin, TX
Also serving communities of West Lake Hills, Bastrop.
There are 27 Memory Care Facilities in the Austin area, with 26 in Austin and 1 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Austin is $5,349 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,915. Cheaper nearby regions include Pflugerville with an average starting cost of $2,750.
To help you with your search, browse the 39 reviews below for memory care facilities in Austin. On average, consumers rate memory care in Austin 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Buda with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 20 families in Austin find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Austin, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Austin, TX
What to Consider About Memory Care in Austin
Austin, as the capital of a state where an estimated 380,000 people have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or another type of dementia, has 25 different memory care facilities available for seniors and their loved ones to choose from. Austin is a diverse, dynamic city with a growing population, about eight percent of which is made up of adults 65 years of age or older. In Austin and throughout the state of Texas, memory care services may be offered in a stand-alone facility or as a distinct unit within an assisted living facility or nursing home. Memory care facilities are required to provide routine monitoring and at least one secure space outside for residents to enjoy.
- Austin's weather can be intense, with heat that may limit the time that seniors want to spend outside during the summer months when the average high temperature can reach about 95 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Texas is one of only a handful of U.S. states does not have an income tax. It is also among the most tax-friendly states for retirees because all kinds of retirement income are tax-free.
- Austin is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Alzheimer’s Treatment Center and Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Austin’s overall crime rate, including both violent and personal property crimes, is higher than 90 percent of cities in the U.S. According to NeighborhoodScout, the odds of becoming a victim of any type of a crime in the city of Austin are about one in 25. However, Austin's crime rate still compares favorably to other cities that are similar in population size.
Paying for Memory Care in Austin
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Austin start around $5,343 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,053 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Austin 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 Austin
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 Austin
Austin 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 Austin, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Austin
Austin-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 Austin, TX
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Austin
Review of Parmer Woods at North Austin
Parmer Woods at North Austin was really nice and very spacious. I didn't see any activities, but I know that they had them just from discussing it with the person who gave us the tour. It was very ... Read more
Review of Legacy Oaks of South Austin
I did an in-person tour of Legacy Oaks of South Austin.The facility is fairly new, I think she said, it's six years old. So that's a very nice feature. It looks like it's in a pretty good location.... Read more
Review of Silverado Barton Springs Memory Care
When my dad was there, 2018-2020, they seemed really nice. After several incidents, falls, medication fails, and others that I don't want to mention, we moved him immediately. His hall mate had an ... Read more