8 Memory Care Facilities near Denton, TX
There are 8 Memory Care Facilities in the Denton area, with 4 in Denton and 4 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Denton is $5,848 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Flower Mound with an average starting cost of $5,781.
To help you with your search, browse the 13 reviews below for memory care facilities in Denton. On average, consumers rate memory care in Denton 4.7 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Lewisville with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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4 Memory Care Facilities in Denton, TX
4 Memory Care Facilities near Denton, TX
What to Consider About Memory Care in Denton
Denton, Texas, is a large college town located just outside the Dallas metro area. Ten percent of Denton's population of 136,000 are seniors over 65, many of whom may need care for Alzheimer's disease or dementia. Estimates by the state of Texas indicate nearly 400,000 residents have Alzheimer's or dementia. To house in Denton with memory disorders, over 50 dedicated memory care facilities are in the area.
Alzheimer's and dementia care facilities are licensed by the Texas Department of Health and Senior Services as Type B nursing care and have different state regulations than assisted living homes. A Type B licences is a legal designation for residents who require overnight supervision and care from certified staff and assistance in an emergency.
- Summers in Denton are typified by high temperatures, which seniors susceptible to heat may find uncomfortable. North Texas winters are mild with little snow, alleviating some health conditions aggravated by the cold and damp.
- There is no Texas state income tax. This includes income derived from Social Security and retirement accounts, so those budgeting for memory care may have a little more. Higher property taxes and sales taxes in Texas typically leave memory care residents unaffected.
- Denton's cost of living is barely higher than the national average, although home prices are the only area where the difference is notable. The cost of groceries, utilities and health care are close to the national average. Those in memory care facilities should be largely unaffected.
- The Denton area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and UT Dallas Center for Brain Health, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Denton
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Denton start around $5,848 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,897 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Denton 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 Denton
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 Denton
Denton 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 Denton, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Denton
Denton-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.
Other Options in Denton, TX
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Denton
Review of Willow Bend Assisted Living & Memory Care
My father is at Willow Bend memory care facility, and it's been positive for the most part. The food is tasty and the staff is mostly friendly. The rooms are OK, but there's not a lot of storage. T... Read more
Review of The Village at Valley Creek
Caring, professional, and experienced staff. Excellent food, my picky mom loves it! Made her feel like family from the first moment. Truly 5 star service. Read more
Review of The Village at Valley Creek
Autumn Leaves was my favorite for my father because he has Alzheimer’s. It was not a good place for my mother because it was for memory care. The director of marketing was excellent, and she connec... Read more