3 Memory Care Facilities in Comal County, TX
The average cost of memory care in Comal County is $4,991 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Hays County with an average starting cost of $4,983.
To help you with your search, browse the 5 reviews below for memory care facilities in Comal County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Comal County 4.8 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Hays County with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 6 families in Comal County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Comal County, call (855) 863-8283.
What to Consider About Memory Care in Comal County
Comal County is located in South Central Texas and is considered part of the San Antonio metropolitan area. In the state of Texas, over 380,000 residents have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or dementia, many of whom are in the vulnerable 65 and older demographic. Eighteen percent of Comal County's 129,000 residents are seniors aged 65 and older; 10 percent of this demographic is estimated to have Alzheimer's or another form of dementia. To house and care for these individuals, Comal County is home to a handful of memory care facilities, with more in the greater San Antonio area.
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.
Comal County weather is characterized by mild winters with no snow and long, hot summers. While January lows rarely drop below 40 degrees, July and August have highs that regularly climb into the 90s, with 100+ degree heat waves. Seniors who are sensitive to high heat may be uncomfortable here. Those in memory care with health conditions alleviated by dry, warm weather may find relief, however.
- There is no state income tax in Texas, which may be beneficial to families budgeting for a loved one's memory care in Comal County. Social Security income and income derived from retirement accounts are also exempt from state levies.
- The cost of living in Comal County is slightly higher than the national average, at 117 to a standard of 100. Housing costs are 59 percent higher the national average of 100, which indirectly affect the operating costs for memory care facilities and result in higher monthly fees. Healthcare costs, important to seniors in memory care, are lower than the national average, at 94 compared to 100.
- Comal 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 Comal County
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Memory Care costs in Comal County start around $4,991 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,869 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Comal 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 Comal 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 Comal County
Comal 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 Comal County, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Comal County
Comal 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 Comal County
Review of Élan Westpointe
What I liked about Élan Westpointe was the fact that people could age out in the facility. The staff seemed very nice. It was a large facility so there was lots of space for activities. One thing w... Read more
Review of Sodalis at New Braunfels
The staff at Sodalis at New Braunfels was very accommodating and the place was very nice. However, it's a little bit more advanced with the memory care than we need right now. It's a great place. I... Read more
Review of Sodalis at New Braunfels
Sodalis Elder Living was the only place that would help me with my father. The people that run the facility, they actually took him in and provided a safe environment for him. The staff is absolute... Read more