5 Memory Care Facilities near College Station, TX
There are 5 Memory Care Facilities in the College Station area, with 3 in College Station and 2 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in College Station is $4,997 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,875.
To help you with your search, browse the 6 reviews below for memory care facilities in College Station. On average, consumers rate memory care in College Station 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Bryan with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in College Station, TX
What to Consider About Memory Care in College Station
College Station, home of Texas A&M University, is located in central Texas. This is a state with over 380,000 residents diagnosed as having Alzheimer's disease, dementia, or another memory condition. The population of College Station is 114,000, six percent of whom are seniors aged over 65. Some of them may require professional care for Alzheimer's disease or dementia. There are four memory care facilities in the College Station area.
Texas state statutes require all memory care facility employees be certified caregivers, including mandated special training. These facilities may be part of an assisted living community, separate and secure, or independent Alzheimer's only facilities needing a physician's diagnosis for admittance. Memory care facilities are for individuals who need overnight supervision and assistance in emergency situations and are designated as Type B nursing care in Texas.
College Station's weather is usually warm, with summer highs that regularly reach over 90 degrees Fahrenheit. The excessive heat, including heat waves that can reach over the 100s, can cause memory care residents to be uncomfortable. The mild winters with no snow may bring relief to seniors with arthritis or other types of health conditions.
- Texas does not have a state income tax, although sales taxes at over 8 percent are some of the highest in the nation. This includes Social Security benefits and retirement income. Families helping a loved one budget for memory care may appreciate the extra funds available.
- The cost of living in College Station is right in line with the national average. Housing prices are 25 percent higher, which may raise operating costs for memory care facilities. Grocery costs and health care are both about 10 percent lower than the rest of the U.S.
- College Station is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Baylor, Scott, and White Hospital - College Station and the Texas Brain and Spine Institute, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in College Station
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in College Station start around $4,997 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,975 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in College Station 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 College Station
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 College Station
College Station 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 College Station, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.
Directory of Winners in the College Station Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in College Station
College Station-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 College Station
Review of The Waterford at College Station
I moved my mother to Waterford in October of last year after a tour by Dawn F. After speaking with Dawn I knew this was the right place for her. She took the time to ensure my wife and I was very c... 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