4 Memory Care Facilities in Grayson County, TX
The average cost of memory care in Grayson County is $4,242 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,790.
To help you with your search, browse the 2 reviews below for memory care facilities in Grayson County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Grayson County 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Grayson County
Grayson County is located just north of the busy Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, metro area, in the northern part of the state. Texas is a state in which over 380,000 residents have been diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer's disease, affecting those aged 65 an older in particular. Grayson county's 65 and older population is 17 percent of the 126,000 total residents. Out of that number of seniors, 14 percent have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia. There are four memory care facilities in the County to house and treat these individuals.
Memory care facilities in Grayson County, as in all of Texas, are licensed and regulated by the state's Department of Health and Human Services. These are either a secure, separate wing of larger assisted living facilities or facilities exclusively dedicated to memory care patients.
Cost of living in Grayson County is lower than the national average. Using a standard of 100 as the average, Grayson County rates a 90 overall. Housing costs are significantly lower than the rest of the nation, at 70. This may make memory care fees lower, as housing costs can affect the operating costs of these facilities. Healthcare, however, ranks above the average at 119, which families on a tight budget may want to keep in mind.
- There is no state income tax in Texas, including income derived from Social Security benefits and retirement investments. This may be helpful for families budgeting for a loved one's memory care.
Weather in Grayson County means long, hot summers with highs regularly in the 90s. These high temperatures may make living here uncomfortable for seniors sensitive to high heat. The mild winters with little snow, however, may bring relief to seniors in memory care with health conditions aggravated by the cold and damp.
- Grayson County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Baylor, Scott, and White - Sherman and Wilson N. Jones Regional Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Grayson County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Grayson County start around $4,242 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,855 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Grayson 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 Grayson 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 Grayson County
Grayson 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 Grayson County, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Grayson County
Grayson 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 Grayson County
Review of Traditions Senior Living and Memory Care
My husband was a resident in Memory Care for over two years. He consistently received loving care. Because I tried to visit my husband daily I had multiple opportunities to observe the staff’s ... Read more
Review of Brookdale Willows Sherman
Our experience at Brookdale Willows Sherman has been very good. They've been very attentive, caring, kept us abreast of everything about my father-in-law so weve been very pleased with the care. H... Read more