6 Memory Care Facilities near Mcallen, TX
There are 6 Memory Care Facilities in the Mcallen area, with 2 in Mcallen and 4 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Mcallen is $4,000 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Pharr with an average starting cost of $3,400.
To help you with your search, browse the 4 reviews below for memory care facilities in Mcallen. Better rated regions include Pharr with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Mcallen, TX
What to Consider About Memory Care in Mcallen
McAllen, Texas, has a population of nearly 143,000 people, approximately 12 percent of whom are 65 and over. According to the Alzheimer's Association, roughly 380,000 Texans are living with Alzheimer's, and one in 10 seniors will be diagnosed. To support McAllen seniors who live with dementia, the city has nearly two dozen memory care facilities, and there are an additional 70 facilities nearby.
As well as providing high-quality memory care facilities, McAllen is home to McAllen Medical Center, which offers specialty care for older adults. Its inpatient Acute Care for the Elderly unit focuses on addressing health issues in older patients using the standards of health care outlined by a national geriatric program called NICHE.
- While sales and property taxes are relatively high in Texas, the state does not impose an income tax, making it a tax-friendly state for retirees. McAllen seniors hang on to the entirety of their Social Security income, withdrawals from retirement accounts and public and private pensions, which may make memory care more affordable.
- The air quality of Hidalgo County is exceptional, which may be beneficial to McAllen seniors who have respiratory or cardiovascular diseases. The American Lung Association gave the county an A for ozone pollution, an A for short-term particle pollution and a passing grade for annual particle pollution.
- With an overall cost of living that is about 15 percent below the national average, McAllen may be an attractive option for seniors on a budget. Healthcare expenses are 10 percent below the state median and 15 percent below the nationwide average, making this an affordable city to live while managing a chronic health condition.
- McAllen's climate is relatively warm and comfortable throughout the year, which may appeal to seniors who enjoy being outdoors. July highs are near 100 degrees, and January lows are near 50 degrees. The area gets just 21 inches of annual rainfall, virtually no snow and about 223 sunny days a year.
Paying for Memory Care in Mcallen
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Mcallen start around $2,950 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,053 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Mcallen 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 Mcallen
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 Mcallen
Mcallen 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 Mcallen, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.
Directory of Winners in the Mcallen Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Mcallen
Mcallen-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.