4 Memory Care Facilities in Brazos County, TX
The average cost of memory care in Brazos County is $5,538 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,790.
To help you with your search, browse the 5 reviews below for memory care facilities in Brazos County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Brazos County 4.6 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 6 families in Brazos County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Brazos County, call (855) 863-8283.
What to Consider About Memory Care in Brazos County
Brazos County is located in central Texas, centering around College Station, home of Texas A&M University. In the state of Texas, over 380,000 residents have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or dementia, most of whom are 65 and older, a particularly vulnerable age group. Out of the 18,000 seniors in Brazos County, 12 percent have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia. To care for and treat these individuals, there are four memory care facilities in Brazos County.
Memory care facilities, both those that are dedicated to treating memory care illness and those that are separate wings of assisted living campuses, are licensed and regulated by the Texas Department of Health and Human Services.
- Brazos County is located in central Texas, an area with weather known for long, hot summers with highs in the 90s and mild winters with rare snow. January lows rarely drop below the mid-30s. Seniors in memory care who have health conditions alleviated by warmer weather may find relief here, but the stifling temperatures may be uncomfortable for others.
- There is no state income tax in Texas, which may help families on a budget pay for memory care. Income from Social Security benefits and retirement accounts is also exempt from state levies.
- Brazos County's cost of living is slightly lower than the national average. Using a base of 100 for comparison, Brazos County's cost of living is 95.6. Housing, at 109, may slightly increase the operating costs for memory care facilities, although lower health care costs at 91, important for seniors, may help families on a budget.
- Brazos County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Seton Healthcare and St. David's Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Brazos County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Brazos County start around $5,538 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,864 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Brazos 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 Brazos 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 Brazos County
Brazos 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 Brazos County, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Brazos County
Brazos 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 Brazos County
Review of Parc at Traditions
Parc at Traditions is extremely nice and new. They have given a lot of thoughtful attention to the way in which they designed the apartments and the layout of the memory care units specifically. I ... Read more
Review of The Waterford at College Station
We toured The Waterford at College Station. Their new manager is very committed to creating a really good community environment. They are in the process of making some corrections and fixing some t... Read more
Review of Hudson Creek Alzheimer's Special Care Center
Hudson Creek Alzheimer's Special Care Center made an appointment and gave me a tour of one of the rooms that looked really nice. The staff who gave me the tour was knowledgeable and friendly. The p... Read more