7 Memory Care Facilities in Mclennan County, TX

Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Mclennan County, TX

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The Delaney at Lake Waco

Provides: Memory Care
2121 W US Hwy 6, Waco, TX 76710
"Picture retirement living the way it’s supposed to be: carefree and easy! The Delaney at Lake Waco offers beautiful private apartments with none of the maintenance or upkeep that come with home..." More

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Living Springs Village Memory Care

Provides: Memory Care
8601 Old McGregor Road, Waco, TX 76712
"The decision to move our mom to an MCF took a long time. It was painful and hard. No one wanted that choice, but it became inevitable. After extensive review and many prayers, we chose Living..." More

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Brookdale Lake Brazos

Provides: Memory Care
3801 Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, Waco,...
"My first impression of Brookdale Lake Brazos is that everybody is nice and the people are helpful. If I have a situation or something, I ask them about it and they're able to help; they're very..." More

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Heartis Waco

Provides: Memory Care
5317 Speegleville Road, Waco, TX 76712
"Deep in the heartland of Texas sits Heartis Waco. It's a welcoming city where everyone knows everyone, and our community is no different. Neighbors become friends, and team members are like family..." More

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The Blake at Waco

Provides: Memory Care
5901 Crosslake Parkway, Waco, TX 76710
"The Blake at Waco, located in the historic South Side, features resort-style comfort and service. Hospitality and luxury are blended to create an exceptional senior retirement community. You are..." More

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Mercy House Waco

Provides: Memory Care
4308 North 19th Street, Waco, TX 76708
"We used it for day care, respite care and later full time care. It provides freedom of movement inside and out, great porch, lots of roaming room inside and out, lots of windows and sunshine. ..." More

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Stoney Brook of Hewitt

Provides: Memory Care
151 Royal Ln, Hewitt, TX 76643
"Stoney Brook is fairly new, clean, and has really nice employees! Everything is priced ala carte so if your relative needs help w/meds, bathing, dressing, transfers into/out of a wheel chair, etc…..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Mclennan County

    McLennan County centers around the city of Waco in central Texas, just west of the busy Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. In the state of Texas, over 380,000 residents have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia, affecting the 65 and older demographic particularly. In McLennan County, 14 percent of its population of 246,000 are seniors aged 65 and older. Out of this number, 14 percent have been diagnosed with dementia. To house and care for these residents, McLennan County is home to four memory care facilities. 

    In the state of Texas, including McLennan County, memory care facilities are licensed and regulated by the state's Department of Health and Human Services. This includes both stand-alone memory care facilities and those secure and separate wings that are part of a larger assisted living community. 

    • Weather in central Texas, where McLennan County is located, is known for long, hot summers. While July and August highs can reach into the 90s, lows in the wintertime are generally in the high 30s. Seniors sensitive to high heat may be uncomfortable outdoors here, but those who have health conditions that are alleviated by warmer weather may find relief.  
    • Texas does not have a state income tax. This includes exemption of income derived from Social Security benefits and retirement investments. Families helping budget for a loved one's memory care may appreciate the extra income. 
    • Cost of living in McLennan County is lower than the national average. Using a base of 100, Mclennan comes in at 85.3. Healthcare costs, important to seniors, are 15 percent lower than the average. Housing costs are even lower, at 75 compared to 100. Lower housing costs may mean lower operating costs for memory care facilities, which may mean that fees for residents are lower too. 
    • McLennan County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Hillcrest and the Veterans Administration Medical Center - Waco, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    Paying for Memory Care in Mclennan County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Texas

    $5,404.00 Hood County
    $5,221.00 Williamson County
    $5,053.00 US
    $4,687.00 Ellis County
    $4,400.00 Mclennan County
    $3,880.00 Johnson County
    $3,747.00 Erath County
    $3,722.00 Bell County

    Memory Care costs in Mclennan County start around $4,400 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 Mclennan 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 Mclennan 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 Mclennan County

    Mclennan 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 Mclennan County, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.

    Directory of Winners in the Mclennan County Area

    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Mclennan County

    Mclennan 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.

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Mclennan County

    • Review of Living Springs Village Memory Care

      The decision to move our mom to an MCF took a long time. It was painful and hard. No one wanted that choice, but it became inevitable. After extensive review and many prayers, we chose Living Sprin... Read more

    • Review of Living Springs Village Memory Care

      Since moving our mom to Living Springs there has been a remarkable improvement in her awareness and cognitive skills. As a family we attribute it to the attention, involvement and interaction with ... Read more

      D Schlemmer
    • Review of Living Springs Village Memory Care

      I want to express heartfelt thanks to all staff at Living Springs Village for the loving care that they provided to my Mother in the last 4 years of her journey with Alzheimer’s disease. I could no... Read more

      D Williamson
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