40 Memory Care Facilities in Collin County, TX
The average cost of memory care in Collin County is $4,603 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Grayson County with an average starting cost of $4,311.
To help you with your search, browse the 51 reviews below for memory care facilities in Collin County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Collin County 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Rockwall County with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 16 families in Collin County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Collin County, call (855) 863-8283.
What to Consider About Memory Care in Collin County
Collin County comprises the northeast portion of the sprawling Dallas-Ft. Worth metroplex, one of the largest metropolitan areas in Texas. Texas is home to over 380,000 residents diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or dementia. Out of Collin County's 914,000 residents, 10.1 percent are seniors aged 65 and older and 12 percent need memory care. Collin County is home to over 300 memory care facilities that are charged with providing services to people with memory impairments.
Some of the assisted living communities in Collin County have dedicated memory care wings, separate from the main campus and under different state regulations. Alzheimer's and dementia care facilities are considered Type B nursing care and provide overnight supervision and emergency assistance from certified staff.
Collin County's weather is characterized by long, hot summers, with highs regularly reaching into the mid-90s. Winters are mild, with rare snow and average lows in the mid-30s. Seniors who have health conditions alleviated by warm, dry air may find relief here.
- Texas does not have a state income tax; a perk that covers income derived from Social Security and retirement benefits. Families who are budgeting for a loved one's memory care may benefit from these extra funds.
- The cost of living in Collin County is about 20 percent higher than the U.S. average, with housing costs at 75 percent higher than the national average. This could impact operating costs for certain memory care facilities, so families may need to consider which area they select for their loved one's care.
- Collin County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Medical City Plano Brain & Spine Hospital and UT-Southwestern Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Collin County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Collin County start around $4,636 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 Collin 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 Collin 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 Collin County
Collin 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 Collin County, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.
Directory of Winners in the Collin County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Collin County
Collin 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 Collin County
Review of Villagio Of McKinney
This place is wonderful. Such a kind, loving staff. My loved one is enjoying life again and they do amazing activities. This is an awesome place. I toured many in the Mckinney/Allen area. This i... Read more
Review of La Fontaine Memory Care
I saw La Fontaine Memory Care. It was nice and clean, it's a smaller community, the staff was very friendly, and they had activities for the residents. They had a calendar, and there's crafts. They... Read more
Review of New Haven of Wylie
Mom lived here from Jan-Oct of last year. She declined quickly while there. We found out she was over medicated during the day due to not sleeping at night. Medication was ordered for sleep but the... Read more