53 Memory Care Facilities in Bexar County, TX
The average cost of memory care in Bexar County is $4,582 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,120.
To help you with your search, browse the 176 reviews below for memory care facilities in Bexar County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Bexar County 4.6 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Comal County with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 76 families in Bexar County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Bexar County, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Bexar County, TX
What to Consider About Memory Care in Bexar County
Bexar County comprises most of the San Antonio metro area, in south-central Texas. In Texas, over 380,000 residents are estimated to have Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia. These illnesses are especially prevalent among the 65 and older demographic. Eleven percent of Bexar County's population of 1.9 million are 65 and older seniors, and out of that number, 13 percent have a form of dementia. To treat and care for these individuals, Bexar County is home to over 40 memory care facilities.
The state's Department of Health and Human Services licenses and regulates these facilities. In Texas, memory care units may be part of a larger assisted living campus or a separate, dedicated memory care facility.
- There is no state income tax in Texas, which may be beneficial to families budgeting for a loved one's memory care. Exempt income includes income derived from retirement accounts and investments, as well as Social Security benefits.
Weather in Bexar County is characterized by mild winters with no snow, which may help alleviate medical conditions for seniors in memory care. The high summer heat, with temperatures regularly reaching into the 90s and 10s, may be uncomfortable for those seniors sensitive to high heat.
Cost of living in Bexar County is slightly lower than the national average, 98.5 compared to the average of 100. While healthcare costs and housing expenses rank lower than the national average at 91 and 93, respectively, the actual cost of living within individual districts of Bexar County may vary significantly. Families on a tight budget may want to compare different neighborhoods, as higher housing costs can cause operating costs of memory care facilities to increase.
- Bexar County, as part of the greater San Antonio metro area, is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Northeast Baptist Hospital and University Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Bexar County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Bexar County start around $4,430 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,062 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Bexar 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 Bexar 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 Bexar County
Bexar 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 Bexar County, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.
Directory of Winners in the Bexar County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Bexar County
Bexar 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 Bexar County
Review of Avalon Memory Care - Mystic Park
My mom is in Avalon Memory Care, it's a wonderful place. It's secure, which was our biggest problem because the last place we had her at was not, so she kept escaping it. She's doing well. I couldn... Read more
Review of Seasons Alzheimer's & Assisted Care (Old Tezel Road)
My father in law stayed there for a month. On admission he was on hospice and was extremely ill. Upon discharge he was alert, oriented and ambulatory. Their care was compassionate and all of the st... Read more
Review of Brookdale Nacogdoches
I toured Brookdale Nacogdoches. I felt very comfortable and welcomed there. I really liked it. The person who assisted me was very informative and helpful. The dining area was OK. It was right ther... Read more