6 Memory Care Facilities in Brazoria County, TX
The average cost of memory care in Brazoria County is $4,433 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800.
To help you with your search, browse the 37 reviews below for memory care facilities in Brazoria County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Brazoria County 4.2 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Galveston County with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 5 families in Brazoria County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Brazoria County, call (855) 863-8283.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Brazoria County
Brazoria County is part of the greater Houston area, located along the Gulf Coast of Texas. This is a state with over 380,000 residents diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease or dementia, many of whom are seniors aged 65 and older. Out of the total population of 346,000, it's estimated that over 10 percent of Brazoria County residents are affected by a memory illness. To treat and house these folks, there are 75 memory care facilities in the county.
The Texas Department of Health and Human Services licenses and regulates memory care facilities. These homes are considered Type B facilities, requiring special training and certification of all staff, overnight care and supervision of residents, and staff assistance in case of an emergency evacuation.
Brazoria County enjoys long, hot summers with highs regularly reaching well into the 90s. Seniors sensitive to high heat may be uncomfortable here. The mild winters with no snow, however, may alleviate the symptoms of some health conditions and the soreness of aging joints.
- Texas does not levy a state income tax. This exemption also applies to income derived from Social Security benefits and retirement accounts. Families budgeting a loved one's memory care may appreciate the extra money.
- The Houston area, including Brazoria County, has some of the poorest air quality in the nation, both for excess ozone and year-round particle pollution as determined by the American Lung Association. Those with respiratory conditions may want to take this into account. In addition to year-round pollution, particle pollution from nearby oil rigs in the Gulf affects the overall air quality here.
- Brazoria County, as part of the greater Houston metro 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 Brazoria County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Brazoria County start around $4,433 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,906 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Brazoria 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 Brazoria 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 Brazoria County
Brazoria 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 Brazoria County, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.
Directory of Winners in the Brazoria County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Brazoria County
Brazoria 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 Brazoria County
Review of Orchard Park at Southfork
All I saw in Orchard Park at Southfork is the memory care. It is a very small place. They only have 16 residents and only 2 bathrooms for those 16 residents, which would not have been good for my m... Read more
Review of Brookdale Pearland
Brookdale Pearland was a small facility. They had memory care, but it was very limited. The majority of the care was just regular care. The office was separate from the actual residents. They didn'... Read more
Review of Colonial Oaks Senior Living at Pearland
Our loved one has been residing at Colonial Oaks in their Memory Care community since December 26, 2018. We are very pleased with the care she is getting there. The staff and employees under Veron... Read more