2 Memory Care Facilities in Comanche County, TX
The average cost of memory care in Comanche County is $3,900 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Erath County with an average starting cost of $3,442.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Comanche County
Located on the Edwards Plateau about two hours west of Waco, Comanche County has a population of 13,500, nearly 25 percent of whom are 65 years or older. Residents in that age group who have Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia may choose between two memory care facilities located in the county.
Memory care facilities in Texas operate within assisted living facilities (ALFs), and they require a license from the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services.
- Comanche County is an ideal place for residents who enjoy watching the seasons change but are not fans of prolonged cold weather. With nighttime lows averaging 31, winters get chilly but don't last nearly as long as they do in many parts of the country. For memory care residents who enjoy supervised time outside, the area gets 239 sunny days per year and 62 days with temperatures in the comfortable range of 70 to 80 degrees.
- The overall cost of living is 23 percent less than average in Comanche County, and housing in the area is a remarkable 63 percent cheaper than in a typical U.S. city, with the average home selling for only $68,400. These low prices may make it easier for family members of memory care residents to buy a second home near their loved ones.
- Retirees in Comanche County enjoy favorable tax treatment that includes no state taxes on Social Security benefits, pensions, 401(k)s or other retirement income. For memory care residents, this allows more money to be allocated to paying for quality healthcare.
- Comanche County's violent crime rate of 43.5 out of 100 is higher than the state average of 32.9 and the national average of 31.1. The county has a property crime rate that is much closer to average. Despite these numbers, which may seem alarming to a safety-conscious senior, memory care facilities tend to be highly secure places, and residents have little reason to worry about personal safety.
Paying for Memory Care in Comanche County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Comanche County start around $3,900 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,855 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Comanche 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 Comanche 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 Comanche County
Comanche 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 Comanche County, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.
Directory of Winners in the Comanche County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Comanche County
Comanche 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.