6 Memory Care Facilities in Jefferson County, TX
The average cost of memory care in Jefferson County is $5,537 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,120.
To help you with your search, browse the 4 reviews below for memory care facilities in Jefferson County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Jefferson County 4.8 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Jefferson County, TX
What to Consider About Memory Care in Jefferson County
Located in southeast Texas near the Gulf Coast, Jefferson County has a population of 252,273 people, just over 32,000 of whom are in the 65 and older age bracket. Some of these people may be living with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, as is the case with 380,000 Texas seniors. By 2025, it’s projected that 490,000 seniors in Texas will be diagnosed with the disease, a 28.9 percent increase.
Memory care facilities in Texas are referred to as Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) with Texas Health and Human Services overseeing them. There are two ALFs in the county to care for those living with dementia, both of which are located in the city of Beaumont.
- On a scale of one to 100 where one represents areas with the worst air quality, Jefferson County has a rank of 40 compared to the U.S. national average of 58. Seniors with respiratory issues like COPD or asthma might want to look for facilities in other communities in the Lone Star State.
- Jefferson County has a 57.8 violent crime rate and 56.6 for property crime, on a scale where 100 represents the areas with the most crime, compared to the national averages of 31.1 and 38.1, respectively. Families can rest assured that secure memory care facilities have measures in place to keep their loved one safe.
- The cost of living in Jefferson County is 82.5 on a scale where 100 represents the U.S. median. Healthcare, housing, transportation, and groceries are also lower than the average. Seniors trying to stretch their memory care budget might appreciate the lower cost of living in the area.
- In Texas, seniors are not taxed on Social Security income, pensions, or retirement savings account income. Families on fixed incomes may find that living in Jefferson County helps them spread their healthcare dollars further.
Paying for Memory Care in Jefferson County
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Memory Care costs in Jefferson County start around $4,941 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,062 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Jefferson 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 Jefferson 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 Jefferson County
Jefferson 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 Jefferson County, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.
Directory of Winners in the Jefferson County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Jefferson County
Jefferson 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 Jefferson County
Review of Calder Woods
Calder Woods is clean. I talked to this guy named Aaron, and he seemed informed about everything that was going on. He took us around and showed us the room. They are really clean, and it's all pri... Read more
Review of Brookdale Dowlen Oaks
I love Brookdale Dowlen Oaks. I think it's a wonderful community for my mom's situation. She has Alzheimer's so she's in a locked unit, and it gives me great confidence in her protection. The staff... Read more
Review of Brookdale Dowlen Oaks
We enjoyed visiting Brookdale Dowlen Oaks. The staff was very informative. It's a small place, yet cozy. They had activities set up and there were different areas for different entertainment. I lik... Read more