3 Memory Care Facilities in Hood County, TX
The average cost of memory care in Hood County is $5,404 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Parker County with an average starting cost of $4,568.
To help you with your search, browse the 6 reviews below for memory care facilities in Hood County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Hood County 4.7 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Parker County with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Hood County, call (855) 863-8283.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Hood County
Hood County, Texas, is part of the busy Dallas-Ft. Worth metro area, centering around the city of Grandbury. Texas has an estimated 380,000 residents with dementia or Alzheimer's disease, most of whom will need housing and care in a specialized memory care facility. About 10.4 percent of Hood County's population may be affected by a memory care condition. To care for these folks, there are over two dozen memory care facilities in the area.
The State of Texas regulates and licenses memory care facilities through the Department of Health and Human Services. These stipulations include certification and memory care training for all staff, as well as secure facilities, overnight supervision, and staff on hand to assist in case of an emergency evacuation.
North Texas weather, where Hood County is located, is characterized by long, hot summers with high temperatures reaching into the 90s and beyond in July and August. Seniors in memory care who are sensitive to high temperatures may be uncomfortable outdoors here. Winters are mild and generally without snow, with average lows in the 30s, which may bring relief to aging joints.
- Texas does not have a state income tax, which may mean that retirement accounts and Social Security benefits may stretch a little further for families relocating to Texas to be near a loved one in memory care.
Cost of living in Hood County is slightly higher than the national average, mostly due to higher costs for healthcare and housing. These may increase operating costs for memory care facilities, something that families on a tight budget may need to consider.
- The Hood County area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Baylor University Medical Center and Fort Worth Brain and Spine Institute, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Hood County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Hood County start around $4,722 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,939 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Hood 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 Hood 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 Hood County
Hood 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 Hood County, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.
Directory of Winners in the Hood County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Hood County
Hood 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 Hood County
Review of Courtyards at Lake Granbury
My mom has been lived in memory care for two years and assisted living for eight years. She has been so happy and well cared for during the years. The staff are all very attentive, caring, and en... Read more
Review of The Cove at Waterview
My father is now living in Waterview in The Cove. The community has a very limited number of beds in their memory care; I think there's just about 20. Their staff is excellent, and they're the best... Read more
Review of Bridgewater Memory Care
The people at Arbor House of Granbury were nice, but the place was too big. Residents could wander from corridor to corridor and I thought that was just too confusing. It was cutely decorated, but ... Read more