46 Memory Care Facilities in Bexar County, TX
The average cost of memory care in Bexar County is $4,330 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800.
To help you with your search, browse the 115 reviews below for memory care facilities in Bexar County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Bexar County 4.7 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 29 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.
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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 $4,359 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 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.
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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 Sodalis at Garden Ridge
Sodalis at Garden Ridge was very nice and they seem to know what to do with people who have Alzheimer's. Their rooms and staff was wonderful, they seem to know exactly what to do. Everything looked... Read more
Review of Seasons Alzheimer's & Assisted Care (Nacogdoches Road)
My dad was in Seasons Alzheimer's (Nacogdoches Road) but he didn't do well there. We paid about $10,000 for him to be there for 3 weeks but it didn't work out. It was a nice community and the peopl... Read more
Review of Brookdale Hamilton Wolfe
My father was in Brookdale Hamilton Wolfe before he passed away. However, we liked Brookdale, the people were really nice, and the hospice was very good. He was there for less than 2 weeks. We were... Read more