1 Memory Care Facility in Baytown, TX
The average cost of memory care in Baytown is $4,635 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Missouri City with an average starting cost of $4,532.
To help you with your search, browse the 1 review below for memory care facilities in Baytown. On average, consumers rate memory care in Baytown 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include League City with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Baytown
Baytown is a family-friendly suburb of Houston, Texas, a state with over 380,000 Alzheimer's Disease or dementia patients. The population of Baytown is 77,000 with nearly 12 percent seniors aged 65 and older. As these folks transition into memory care, they have plenty of options; Baytown is home to more than a dozen memory care facilities. These can include assisted living communities with a secure wing for memory care residents designed to allow aging in place, or facilities completely dedicated to Alzheimer's care.
Weather along Texas's Gulf Coast, including Baytown, is balmy and warm throughout much of the year, although summer highs regularly reach over 90 degrees. Memory care residents with arthritis or other conditions alleviated by warm weather may find relief. The long, hot summers may be uncomfortable for seniors sensitive to high heat. Winters are generally mild, with no snow.
- Texas does not have a state income tax, which includes monies from Social Security benefits and retirement accounts. Families helping loved ones afford memory care may have a bit of extra income to work with. Higher sales taxes and property taxes in Texas should have little impact on budgets for those in memory care.
- The cost of living in Baytown is significantly lower than the national average, especially housing costs. Lower housing costs may mean that boarding expenses for memory care residents may be lower in this suburb than many others in the Houston area.
- The Baytown area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Houston Methodist Health Center and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Baytown
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Baytown start around $4,635 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,871 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Baytown 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 Baytown
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 Baytown
Baytown 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 Baytown, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.
Directory of Winners in the Baytown Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Baytown
Baytown-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 Baytown, TX
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Baytown
Review of The Waterford at Baytown
The Waterford at Baytown was very nice. The memory care unit was well done. The staff was good, really nice, and thorough as far as their tour. The facility was pretty. The rooms were semi-private,... Read more