2 Memory Care Facilities in Bell County, TX
The average cost of memory care in Bell County is $3,722 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,790.
To help you with your search, browse the 18 reviews below for memory care facilities in Bell County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Bell County 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Williamson County with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Bell County, call (855) 863-8283.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Bell County
Bell County is located in central Texas and includes the larger cities of Killeen and Temple. The state of Texas estimates that over 380,000 of its residents have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia. In Bell County, 11.2 percent of its 65 and older population, a particularly vulnerable demographic, has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's or dementia. To care for and treat these seniors, there are a couple of memory care facilities in Bell County.
The Texas Department of Health and Human Services licenses and regulates memory care facilities. These may either be facilities exclusively dedicated to memory care or secure, separate wings of larger assisted living communities.
Bell County weather means long hot summers, with July and August's high temperatures regularly reaching near 100 degrees. Seniors sensitive to high temperatures may be uncomfortable here, but the mild winters and rare snow may bring relief to those in memory care with health conditions alleviated by warmer weather.
- There is no state income tax in Texas, including income from Social Security benefits and retirement accounts. This may mean more money available for families budgeting for a loved one's memory care.
- Bell County's cost of living is about 15 percent lower than the national average, coming in at 85.5 overall compared to the baseline of 100. Housing costs are 30 percent lower, which may impact memory care operating costs favorably for families on a budget. Healthcare and grocery costs are also below the national average, at 93 and 87, respectively.
- Bell County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Scott and White, Temple Santa Fe and Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Bell County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Bell County start around $3,722 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,850 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Bell 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 Bell 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 Bell County
Bell 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 Bell County, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.
Directory of Winners in the Bell County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Bell County
Bell 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.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Bell County
Review of Stoney Brook of Belton
This is such a beautiful facility! After visiting a few other facilities, looking for a Memory Care that is suitable for my Mom, none of them compared to Stoney Brook. Michael, the director of the ... Read more
Review of Canyon Creek Memory Care
At Arbor House of Temple, you had to share a bathroom, the toilet, and the sink with your next door neighbor, and we didn't like that at all. The staff was very nice and sat down with us. The nurse... Read more
Review of Canyon Creek Memory Care
Arbor House of Temple is nice. It is a little bit smaller than most places, which I like because it wouldnt be overwhelming. They keep it locked at all times. Everyone there is wonderful, and the ... Read more