2 Memory Care Facilities in Bee County, TX
The average cost of memory care in Bee County is $4,150 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Bee County
Situated in the Rio Grande plain of south-central Texas, Bee County has a population of 31,851 people, over 10 percent of whom are seniors in the 65 and older age bracket. Some of these seniors might be living with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. Two memory care facilities are available to care for these seniors, both of which are located in Beeville.
In the state of Texas, including Bee County, memory care facilities are known as Assisted Living Facilities and are licensed by Texas Health and Human Services.
- Bee County, like the rest of Texas, does not tax seniors on retirement income, including social security benefits, retirement account income and pensions. Seniors living in Bee County may find that the tax benefits result in more funds to allocate toward memory care.
- Bee County’s overall cost of living ranks 82.5 on a scale where 100 represents the U.S. average. In individual categories, groceries and transportation expenses also rank lower than the average, although healthcare ranks slightly higher at 102. Seniors may find that the lower costs of groceries and transportation help to offset their healthcare expenses.
- Bee County doesn’t get any snow. July highs can reach 95 degrees Fahrenheit and winter lows drop to a comfortable 44. Sperling’s Comfort Index gives the area a score of 74 out of 100 compared to the national average of 54, which suggests seniors with joint pains and other discomforts might enjoy living in the county.
- Crime rates are high in Bee County. On a 100-point scale where 100 represents the areas with the most crime, the county ranks 62.3, almost 30 points higher than the national average of 31.1. Property crime scores a 56, almost 20 points higher than the national average of 38.1. Although memory care facilities are among the most secure places to live, it’s still a good idea for seniors’ families to ask staff about the protocols their facility has in place to keep residents safe.
Paying for Memory Care in Bee County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Bee County start around $4,150 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,939 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Bee County 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 Bee County
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 Bee County
Bee County 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 Bee County, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.
Directory of Winners in the Bee County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Bee County
Bee County-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.