6 Memory Care Facilities in El Paso County, TX
The average cost of memory care in El Paso County 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 County. On average, consumers rate memory care in El Paso County 4.2 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in El Paso County
Situated in West Texas, El Paso County is home to over 800,000 residents, 82,000 of whom are seniors in the 65 and older age group. Some of these seniors may be among the 380,000 Texans who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or other cognitive impairments. There are seven memory care facilities available in El Paso County to support this growing demographic.
In El Paso County, as in rest of the state of Texas, memory care facilities are referred to as Assisted Living Facilities and are governed by Texas Health and Human Services.
- El Paso County seniors enjoy tax benefits. The state of Texas does not apply taxes to pensions, social security income or retirement savings account withdraws. Seniors living on a fixed income might find that these tax savings provide them with more money to put toward their memory care expenses.
- El Paso County has a dry climate with mild winters. Summer highs can reach 95 degrees Fahrenheit, and winter lows drop down to a comfortable 31. The area receives 11 inches of rain annually compared to the U.S. average of 39 inches and gets 293 sunny days each year compared to the average of 205. Seniors who enjoy participating in outdoor activities might enjoy living in the county.
- El Paso County ranks 57 for violent crime and 55.5 for property crime compared to the national averages of 31.1. and 38.1, respectively. These rankings are established using a 100-point scale where 100 represents the areas with the highest crime rates. Seniors living in secure facilities in the county shouldn’t be affected by the high crime rates; however, concerned family members might want to check with facility staff about procedures they have in place to keep residents safe.
- The cost of living in El Paso County scores 87.4, on a scale where 100 represents the national average. Healthcare also scores lower at 89, however, transportation ranks higher at 109. Seniors living in the county may find that the lower healthcare costs offset their transportation expenses.
Paying for Memory Care in El Paso County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in El Paso County start around $3,687 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,906 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in El Paso 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 El Paso 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 El Paso County
El Paso 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 El Paso County, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.
Directory of Winners in the El Paso County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in El Paso County
El Paso 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 El Paso County
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