6 Memory Care Facilities in El Paso, TX
The average cost of memory care in El Paso is $3,687 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800.
To help you with your search, browse the 10 reviews below for memory care facilities in El Paso. On average, consumers rate memory care in El Paso 4.2 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in El Paso
There are approximately 380,000 seniors living with Alzheimer’s disease in Texas, and some reside in El Paso where seniors age 65 and older make up about 12.1 percent of the city’s 683,080 population. To support those in need of care for cognitive impairments like dementia, there are six memory care facilities in El Paso.
In El Paso, and the rest of Texas, the Texas Health and Human Services Department handles licensing of assisted living facilities, including those with memory care units and communities that solely serve residents with cognitive problems. All facilities who serve residents with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia are required to have a Type B license, which ensures they have the proper staff available for the residents 24 hours per day.
- Seniors residing in an El Paso memory care facility and their loved ones shouldn’t be overly concerned with personal safety. El Paso’s overall crime rate is 20 percent lower than the national average, 27 percent lower than the state average, and it continues to decrease each year. When comparing the violent crime rate in El Paso to that of other cities, El Paso’s crime rate is 14 percent lower than the state average and 1 percent lower than the U.S. average.
- The El Paso area could be a good option for seniors living on a low or fixed income. The city’s cost of living is 6 percent lower than the state average and 15 percent lower than the U.S. average. Seniors can expect to pay slightly less-than-average prices for miscellaneous items and health care services. However, the cost of groceries is about 1 percent higher than the national average.
- Texas doesn’t have a state income tax, which makes it a tax-friendly place for seniors to retire. Like income from wages, Social Security income, pension payments, and withdrawals from retirement accounts aren’t taxed at a state level.
- The El Paso area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as The Hospitals of Providence and El Paso Specialty Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in El Paso
Average Monthly Costs
City in Texas
Memory Care costs in El Paso start around $3,687 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 El Paso 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 El Paso
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 El Paso
El Paso 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 El Paso, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in El Paso
El Paso-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 El Paso
Review of The Legacy at Cimarron
The Legacy at Cimarron is very expensive. It's fairly new and it's very pretty, but the rooms are smaller. It's $1,000 more than the others, but it's actually close to my current home. We visited t... Read more
Review of SunRidge at Desert Springs
I visited SunRidge at Desert Springs. It was a very nice place, and that's where we're leaning to right now. The staff was very nice. She can only afford a shared room, but they have other options.... Read more
Review of VibraLife of El Paso
My mom has moved into VibraLife of El Paso. It's brand new, clean, and well staffed. However, it is the most expensive one we looked at. It's pretty good. The food is excellent. My mother even says... Read more