13 Memory Care Facilities in Hays County, TX
The average cost of memory care in Hays County is $5,195 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Comal County with an average starting cost of $5,037.
To help you with your search, browse the 7 reviews below for memory care facilities in Hays County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Hays County 4.7 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Comal County with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 9 families in Hays County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Hays County, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Hays County, TX
What to Consider About Memory Care in Hays County
Hays County is part of the greater Austin metropolitan area, the capital city of Texas. This is a state in which over 380,000 residents have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease or dementia, memory conditions that are especially prevalent in the 65 and older demographic. In Hays County itself, 10.6 percent of its 195,000 residents have been diagnosed with a memory condition; to care for these individuals, Hays County is home to half a dozen memory care facilities.
Memory care facilities in Texas are licensed and regulated by the state's Department of Health and Human Services. This includes all Type B facilities, both stand-alone memory care facilities and those separate, secure wings that are part of larger assisted living communities. All memory care facilities require special training and certification of all staff, overnight care and supervision of residents, and staff assistance in case of an emergency evacuation.
- Weather in central Texas, where Hays County is located, means long, hot summers with highs regularly reaching into the 90s. The mild winters with no snow, however, may alleviate the symptoms of some health conditions and the soreness of aging joints.
- Texas does not levy a state income tax, which includes income derived from retirement accounts and social security benefits. Families budgeting for memory care may appreciate the extra money for their loved one's expenses.
- Cost of living in Hays County is about 20 percent higher than the national average. While healthcare and groceries are slightly lower than the rest of the nation, housing costs are nearly one and a half times higher. Higher housing costs may mean an increase in memory care fees, something families on a tight budget may wish to consider.
- Hays County, as part of the greater Austin metro area, is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Seton Healthcare and St. David's Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Hays County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Hays County start around $5,064 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,048 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Hays 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 Hays 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 Hays County
Hays 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 Hays County, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.
Directory of Winners in the Hays County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Hays County
Hays 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 Hays County
Review of Buda Oaks Assisted Living and Memory Care
My mom has moved into Buda Oaks Assisted Living and Memory Care. It's very clean. The staff members really enjoy their work. They're friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful. They keep my mom busy. Foo... Read more
Review of Sodalis at Buda
Sodalis at Buda is very nice but too costly. The rooms are small. It is just enough for a bed, a nightstand, and a dresser. They have a bathroom, too. That's just the private room. I only met with ... Read more
Review of Sodalis at Dripping Springs
I really enjoyed the lady from Sodalis at Dripping Springs who showed me around. She was very straightforward and honest. I like that the place was small and not fancy. My mother was very old and v... Read more