23 Memory Care Facilities in Fort Bend County, TX
The average cost of memory care in Fort Bend County is $4,945 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Brazoria County with an average starting cost of $4,282.
To help you with your search, browse the 42 reviews below for memory care facilities in Fort Bend County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Fort Bend County 4.2 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Harris County with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 16 families in Fort Bend County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Fort Bend County, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Fort Bend County, TX
What to Consider About Memory Care in Fort Bend County
Fort Bend County is part of the Houston, Texas, metro area, one of the most populated areas of the state. Texas is a state in which over 380,000 residents are estimated to have a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease or dementia, many in the vulnerable 65 and older demographic. Out of Fort Bend's population of 711,000, 10 percent are estimated to have a memory condition, most of them in the 65 and older age group. To house and treat these folks, there are over 300 memory care facilities in Fort Bend County.
Memory care facilities in Texas are regulated and issued licenses from the Department of Health and Human Services. These stipulations include certification and memory care training for all staff, as well as secure facilities, overnight supervision, and staff on hand to assist in case of an emergency evacuation.
Weather in Fort Bend is characterized by mild winters with no snow, which may bring relief to seniors with certain health conditions aggravated by colder weather. The long, hot summers, with temperatures regularly reaching into the 90s and above, may be stifling for seniors sensitive to high heat.
- Texas does not levy a state income tax, including income derived from Social Security benefits and retirement accounts. Families budgeting for a loved one's memory care may appreciate the extra money.
- Fort Bend County is ranked as having some of the poorest air quality both for excess ozone and year-round particle pollution by the American Lung Association. Seniors who have respiratory concerns may find their condition aggravated both by the industrial and atmospheric pollution and by short-term waves of air pollution from the oil rigs off the Gulf Coast.
- The Fort Bend area, as part of the greater Houston metro area, is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Houston Methodist Health Center and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Fort Bend County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Fort Bend County start around $4,945 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,957 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Fort Bend 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 Fort Bend 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 Fort Bend County
Fort Bend 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 Fort Bend County, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.
Directory of Winners in the Fort Bend County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Fort Bend County
Fort Bend 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 Fort Bend County
Review of Barton House
I am an only child of a single mother. When my mom got sick it was one of the hardest times of my life . She was in and out of facilities that where depressing and in my option , inhumane ! and on... Read more
Review of Auberge at Sugar Land
My wife was a resident at Auberge for two years. She received excellent care from the staff and care givers. During her tour with Alzheimers she resided in other memory care units, but none compa... Read more
Review of Brookdale Sugar Land
Brookdale Sugar Land is very clean, and the staff is very friendly. So far, we're having a great experience. My mother-in-law's room is good. She seems to be eating well, and she hasn't had any com... Read more