41 Memory Care Facilities near Garland, TX
There are 41 Memory Care Facilities in the Garland area, with 6 in Garland and 35 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Garland is $4,403 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,850. Cheaper nearby regions include Sachse with an average starting cost of $3,810.
To help you with your search, browse the 80 reviews below for memory care facilities in Garland. On average, consumers rate memory care in Garland 4.2 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Rowlett with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 5 families in Garland find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Garland, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Garland, TX
What to Consider About Memory Care in Garland
Garland, Texas, is a larger suburb in Dallas County, considered part of the bustling Dallas - Fort Worth metroplex. Out of the population of 227,000, 10.5 percent are over 65 and of those folks, almost 13 percent have dementia or Alzheimer's disease. Families who need additional help caring for loved ones with cognitive impairments will find many memory care facilities in the DFW area.
Some of the assisted living communities in Garland have separate, secure memory care facilities, part of the larger campus and served by the same dining facilities and housekeeping but secure and heavily monitored. These wings are staffed with employees who have state-mandated special training. Garland has other Alzheimer's care only facilities, designated as such by the state's Department of Health and Senior Services. memory care facilities are considered Type B nursing care in Texas, a regulation designating facilities where residents need staff assistance in an emergency and require overnight supervision. In order to be accepted as a resident in an Alzheimer's - specific care facility, a physician's diagnosis of dementia or Alzheimer's is required.
Weather in Garland, as all of North Texas, means long and hot summers. Winters are comfortable for those sensitive to high heat although these seniors may be uncomfortable in the summer months. Those with respiratory conditions aggravated by very cold weather will likely find relief here.
- There is no state income tax in Texas, which includes income derived from Social Security benefits and retirement accounts. This may help when budgeting for Alzheimer's care fees. While there are higher property taxes and state sales tax than other states in the U.S., those in memory care facilities will be mostly unaffected.
- Garland's cost of living is slightly higher than the rest of the country, although housing, grocery, and health care costs are slightly lower. Since transportation is much higher than the rest of the country, those in memory care homes should be able to stretch their dollars a bit further.
- The Garland area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Garland Behavioural Hospital and Baylor, Scott, & White - Garland, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Garland
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Garland start around $4,403 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Garland 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 Garland
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 Garland
Garland 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 Garland, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Garland
Garland-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 Garland, TX
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Garland
Review of Grand Brook Memory Care of Garland
My mom is at Grand Brook Memory Care. It is awesome. They have activities to keep the residents very busy every day. It is a pretty active place. The food is good. My mom seems to like it. They hav... Read more
Review of Avalon Memory Care - Garland
My mom was at Avalon Memory Care. It was a nice place. The rooms were nice. My mom seemed to like the food. She did get her haircut there. They had a salon, and a podiatrist came to see her. Howeve... Read more
Review of Discovery Commons at Spring Creek
The facility is kept clean and like other facilities does not have strong odors. The staff is very helpful. She does not participate often. Although, people come up and perform (singing, etc.) ... Read more