23 Memory Care Facilities near Fort Worth, TX
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There are 23 Memory Care Facilities in the Fort Worth area, with 20 in Fort Worth and 3 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Fort Worth is $7,931 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Arlington with an average starting cost of $4,512.
To help you with your search, browse the 48 reviews below for memory care facilities in Fort Worth. On average, consumers rate memory care in Fort Worth 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Bedford with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 9 families in Fort Worth find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Fort Worth, call (855) 863-8283.
20 Memory Care Facilities in Fort Worth, TX
3 Memory Care Facilities near Fort Worth, TX
What to Consider About Memory Care in Fort Worth
Fort Worth, Texas, and its suburbs are home to at least 39 memory care facilities dedicated to serving older adults with cognitive impairments such as Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. Throughout Texas, it's estimated that there are 380,000 adults aged 65 and over with Alzheimer's disease. In Fort Worth, residents in this age group make up 9.1 percent of the city's population.
In Fort Worth and throughout the state, the Texas Department of Health and Human Services licenses memory care facilities as Type B Assisted Living Facilities, or ALFs. Type B facilities are for individuals who require a higher level of care than Type A facilities. For instance, residents at Type B facilities may require staff assistance to evacuate the premises in the event of an emergency.
- The American Lung Association ranks air quality in U.S. cities based on several factors, including ozone and particle pollution. According to their research, Fort Worth is one of the cleanest U.S. cities for short-term particle pollution, which can benefit seniors living with chronic respiratory conditions.
- Texas has one of the best all-around tax systems for seniors. Besides not having a state income tax, the state also exempts all types of retirement income from taxation.
- Fort Worth's average high temperature in July is about 95 degrees Fahrenheit. The city's hot summers can be uncomfortable, and even potentially dangerous, especially for older adults who may be more susceptible to overheating. Seniors may want to take precautions and limit their time spent outside on extremely hot days.
- Fort Worth's combined crime rate, which takes into account both personal and property crimes, is higher than 89 percent of American cities. Compared to other communities in Texas, Fort Worth's crime rate is 88 percent higher. Seniors living in Fort Worth have a one in 26 chance of becoming the victims of a crime.
Paying for Memory Care in Fort Worth
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Fort Worth start around $7,931 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 Fort Worth 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 Worth
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 Worth
Fort Worth 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 Worth, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Fort Worth
Fort Worth-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 Fort Worth, TX
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Fort Worth
Review of Riverside Inn at Fossil Creek Memory Care Community
Riverside Inn at Fossil Creek has been good to my father. Everything seems OK. The staff is very friendly and they all know him. I don't have any complaint as of yet. His room is a little small, bu... Read more
Review of Oak Ridge Alzheimer’s Special Care Center
The Village at Silver Sage wasn't what we were looking for as far as a nicer place to stay and something a little bit more comfortable. The residents were wandering around, but they take care of th... Read more
Review of Bethesda Gardens Assisted Living and Memory Care, Fort Worth
I chose Bethesda Gardens Memory Care for my mother because it has inclusive care. There's no care rating, so it's an all-inclusive fee. They seem to have good and friendly staff members, and my mot... Read more