24 Memory Care Facilities near Austin, TX
Also serving communities of West Lake Hills, Bastrop.
There are 24 Memory Care Facilities in the Austin area, with 23 in Austin and 1 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Austin is $5,589 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,855. Cheaper nearby regions include Pflugerville with an average starting cost of $2,750.
To help you with your search, browse the 44 reviews below for memory care facilities in Austin. On average, consumers rate memory care in Austin 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Round Rock with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 16 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 $5,589 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,964 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 Arden Courts of Austin
My husband entered Arden Court 3-6-2020. It was one week before the COVID quarantine. I have not been able to visit for 4 months. The staff has been so helpful to keep me updated about his care. We... Read more
Review of The Heritage at Hunters Chase
The Heritage at Hunters Chase, for me personally, has a hospital like feel when you walk in, but the staff is very friendly. Based on the look and the feel of the whole building, I would suggest th... Read more
Review of The Heritage at Hunters Chase
My mother lived at the Heritage at Hunters Chase for over 4 years until she passed away in May 2020. Most all of the staff especially in the Memory Care floor (Traditions) TRULY care. They took ama... Read more