30 Memory Care Facilities near Mckinney, TX
There are 30 Memory Care Facilities in the Mckinney area, with 13 in Mckinney and 17 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Mckinney is $5,202 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Allen with an average starting cost of $4,922.
To help you with your search, browse the 53 reviews below for memory care facilities in Mckinney. On average, consumers rate memory care in Mckinney 4.1 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Frisco with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Mckinney, TX
What to Consider About Memory Care in Mckinney
McKinney is part of the greater Dallas, Texas, metro area, a state with 380,000 diagnosed Alzheimer's patients. McKinney itself has a population of 181,000, 8.9 percent of whom are seniors over 65. To house those with Alzheimer's or dementia, over 50 memory care facilities are in the area. Some assisted living communities feature a dedicated memory care wing, secure from the main campus and under different state regulations. McKinney also has several Alzheimer's care-only facilities, designated as such by the Texas Department of Health and Senior Services.
Alzheimer's and dementia care facilities are considered Type B nursing care in Texas, a legal designation for residents who require overnight supervision and care from certified staff and assistance in an emergency.
North Texas winters are mild with little snow, alleviating some health conditions aggravated by the cold and damp. Late summer days can reach the high 90s or over 100, uncomfortable for seniors sensitive to extreme heat.
- There is no Texas state income tax, including income received from retirement investments and Social Security benefits. Families helping their loved ones afford memory care may have a bit more money to work with. Higher property taxes and sales taxes typically leave memory care residents unaffected.
- McKinney's cost of living is higher than the national average, although home prices are the only area where the difference is notable. While this affects memory care boarding fees slightly, the cost of groceries, utilities and health care are closer to the national average.
- The McKinney area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Parkland Hospital and UT Dallas Center for Brain Health, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Mckinney
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Mckinney start around $5,202 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,057 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Mckinney 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 Mckinney
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 Mckinney
Mckinney 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 Mckinney, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Mckinney
Mckinney-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 Mckinney, TX
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Mckinney
Review of The Ivy of McKinney
My dad is at the memory care unit of The Ivy of McKinney. I like that there are med techs who assist with his medication, so there's somebody who is actually medically involved in the distribution ... Read more
Review of Stonefield Assisted Living & Memory Care
My mother moved to Stonefield a week before Thanksgiving. She got moved into full memory care and then she got Covid. It seemed nice. I was only there a couple of days before I had to come back to ... Read more
Review of Avalon Memory Care - McKinney
Please don’t put your loves here! The staff is very rude. Who ever owned this place needs to clean house. ASAP. Nobody listens to the family members. When we are telling them about our concerns. Th... Read more