6 Memory Care Facilities in Gregg County, TX
The average cost of memory care in Gregg County is $4,689 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 Gregg County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Gregg County 4.0 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Gregg County
Located in northeast Texas just 30 miles from the Louisiana border, Gregg County’s population of 121,730 includes over 16,000 people aged 65 or older, some of whom may have Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia. There are 380,000 seniors in Texas with Alzheimer’s, a number that’s expected to grow by almost 29 percent by the year 2025.
Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs), as memory care facilities are known in Texas, are licensed and regulated by Texas Health and Human Services. Five ALFs are in Gregg County to support these seniors, including four in Longview and one in Kilgore.
- On a scale where 100 represents the areas with the best air quality, Gregg County ranks 39 compared to the national average of 58. Seniors with COPD, asthma, or other respiratory conditions may have difficulty breathing in Gregg County.
- The overall cost of living in Gregg County is 89.5 on a scale where 100 represents the national average. Groceries, transportation, and housing are also below the average. Healthcare, however, is slightly higher at 110. Seniors and their families living in Gregg County may find that the lower grocery, transportation, and housing expenses help offset healthcare costs.
- Gregg County seniors may benefit from Texas’ tax laws. There are no taxes levied on pensions, Social Security income or retirement savings account withdraws. Seniors may find that these tax breaks help them to allocate more funds to facility expenses.
- The weather in Gregg County is comfortable although summers can get quite hot with highs reaching 94 degrees. Although the area receives 10 more inches of rain each year than the national average of 39 inches, the county still has 214 sunny days annually. Although the number of sunny days allows plenty of time for outdoor activities, seniors who mind the heat might not enjoy the hot summers.
Paying for Memory Care in Gregg County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Gregg County start around $4,865 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,863 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Gregg 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 Gregg 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 Gregg County
Gregg 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 Gregg County, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Gregg County
Gregg 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 Gregg County
Review of Arabella of Kilgore
They are caring and compassionate with your loved ones offering programs to help them thrive with activities, music ,good nutrition and surroundings that nourish the soul. Read more
Review of Havencare Nursing and Rehabilitation Center LLC
Havencare is very old. It's clean, but not the nicest place in the world either. In the memory care unit where my mother is, they have a television and a few little magazines laying around. I don't... Read more