2 Memory Care Facilities in Hamilton County, TX
The average cost of memory care in Hamilton County is $5,511 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,750. Cheaper nearby regions include Comanche County with an average starting cost of $3,900.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Hamilton County
Situated on the Edwards Plateau between Dallas and Austin, Hamilton County is home to 8,400 residents, a quarter of whom are 65 years or older. Residents in that age bracket who have Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia can find three memory care facilities in the county.
As is the case in all of Texas, memory care facilities in Hamilton County operate with assisted living facilities (ALFs) and must hold a Type B license from the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services.
- Hamilton County's climate skews to the warm side, with daytime highs in the summer averaging 95 degrees, but residents still get to experience all four seasons. The average winter low is 32, and the county gets about an inch of snow each year. Sunshine is abundant in this part of Texas, giving memory care residents ample opportunity to enjoy supervised outdoor recreation.
- Memory care residents with a variety of budgets will find Hamilton County an affordable place to live. The overall cost of living is 19 percent less than the national average. Housing prices in the county are about half what they are in the average U.S. city. However, healthcare and groceries are both slightly more expensive than average in Hamilton County.
- Hamilton County seniors pay no state taxes on Social Security benefits or other retirement income, giving them more money to put toward their healthcare needs. That said, those who are new to the area are often surprised by the state's high sales and property taxes.
- The county's violent and property crime rates of 40.2 and 43.3, respectively, are slightly higher than the national averages of 31.1 and 38.1. While safety-conscious seniors may want to be aware of those numbers, it is worth noting that most memory care facilities are exceptionally safe, offering security features such as guards, cameras and locking exterior doors.
Paying for Memory Care in Hamilton County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Hamilton County start around $5,511 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,889 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Hamilton 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 Hamilton 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 Hamilton County
Hamilton 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 Hamilton County, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.
Directory of Winners in the Hamilton County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Hamilton County
Hamilton 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.