The 5 Best Memory Care Facilities in Longview, TX for 2023
Also serving communities of Kilgore, Henderson, Mount Pleasant.
There are 7 Memory Care Facilities in the Longview area, with 6 in Longview and 1 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Longview is $5,274 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 9 reviews below for memory care facilities in Longview. On average, consumers rate memory care in Longview 4.1 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Longview, TX
What to Consider About Memory Care in Longview
Longview is located in northeast Texas and has a population of almost 82,000 people — more than 14 percent are seniors age 65 and over. About 380,000 Texans currently have Alzheimer's disease, and nearly a quarter of people in hospice in the state have a primary diagnosis of dementia. Local families who are seeking out dementia care for their loved ones will find four memory care facilities in Longview and one more in nearby Kilgore. These facilities are housed within Type B assisted living facilities, which are licensed to provide specialized care and programming for residents with dementia.
- While the overall cost of living in Longview is about 7 percent below the national median, healthcare costs are about 10 percent higher than the U.S. average and about 15 percent higher than the state average. This may be a consideration for seniors and their caregivers on a tight budget.
- Texas does not have an income tax, so seniors hold on to the entirety of their Social Security income, public and private pension disbursements and withdrawals from retirement accounts. This makes paying for memory care easier for seniors in Longview.
- Longview has a warm year-round climate. August is the hottest month with highs in the 90s and lows in the 70s. The coldest month of the year is January when highs are in the mid-50s and lows are in the 30s. While Longview's hot summers may be a drawback for seniors who enjoy being outdoors, the area's comfortable winters may appeal to seniors who don't like cold weather.
- Longview's crime rate is higher than 89 percent of the cities in Texas and quite a bit higher than the average crime rate of other U.S. cities of similar size. Families who are transitioning their loved ones to memory care in this city should ensure that the community they choose takes proper precautions to keep residents safe.
Paying for Memory Care in Longview
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Longview start around $5,274 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,745 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Longview 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 Longview
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 Longview
Longview 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 Longview, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Longview
Longview-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.
Other Options in Longview, TX
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Longview
Review of Buckner Westminster Place
Buckner Westminster Place was very large, very nice, and clean. The apartment was very large to me and convenient. The staff who assisted us was very kind. The dining area was very nice, very large... Read more
Review of Arabella of Longview
Arabella of Longview was very nice. It was very welcoming and warm when you walk in. They've got nice people. The room was nice. I just felt it wasn't as clean as the other place. They said they're... Read more
Review of Parkview on Hollybrook
We are going to move my mom into Parkview on Hollybrook. She'll be in memory care. For lack of a better word, they seemed more like home. The people seemed like they really care. I saw them in acti... Read more