2 Memory Care Facilities in Kerr County, TX
The average cost of memory care in Kerr County is $4,347 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Gillespie County with an average starting cost of $4,300.
To help you with your search, browse the 5 reviews below for memory care facilities in Kerr County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Kerr County 4.4 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Kerr County
Kerr County is located on the outskirts of the San Antonio metro area in south-central Texas. In the state of Texas, over 380,000 residents have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia, most of whom are seniors aged 65 and older, an especially vulnerable demographic. Kerr County's senior population is 26 percent of the 51,000 total residents. Out of those aged 65 and older, 12 percent are estimated to have dementia or Alzheimer's. There are two memory care facilities in Kerr County to treat and house these individuals and dozens more in the greater San Antonio area.
The Texas Department of Health and Human Services licenses and regulates memory care facilities. These Type B facilities may be part of a larger assisted living community or a standalone facility dedicated to memory care.
Weather in Central Texas, where Kerr County is located, means long, hot summers, with highs in the 90s and heat waves reaching into the 100s. Seniors in memory care sensitive to high heat may be uncomfortable here, although the mild, snow-free winters may alleviate respiratory conditions for other seniors.
- There is no state income tax in Texas, including income derived from Social Security benefits and retirement accounts. Families in Kerr County budgeting for a loved one's memory care may find the extra money beneficial.
- The cost of living in Kerr County is slightly lower than the national average, at 94 compared to the base measurement of 100. Housing costs are slightly higher at 103. However, this should have little impact on the operating costs, and thus fees for residents, of memory care facilities. Healthcare costs, important for seniors, are lower than the national average by nearly 20 percent.
- Kerr County, as part of the greater San Antonio metro area, is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Northeast Baptist Hospital and University Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Kerr County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Kerr County start around $4,347 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,918 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Kerr 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 Kerr 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 Kerr County
Kerr 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 Kerr County, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Kerr County
Kerr 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 Kerr County
Review of Villagio Kerville
I had the opportunity to visit the Villagio with my church group. The first thing I noticed was how clean and fresh the facility looked. It was very bright and cheerful with fresh flowers on the di... Read more
Review of Villagio Kerville
Both my grandmother and grandfather lived at the Villagio. The staff was very kind and attentive. The caregivers always had a smile on their face and I always felt welcomed when I came in to visit.... Read more
Review of Villagio Kerville
My husband was in Villagio. The staff was doing a good job, and I wasn’t displeased with them. It was a nice place, and the rooms were nice. I don’t think they know how to take care of people with ... Read more