9 Memory Care Facilities near Mesquite, TX
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There are 9 Memory Care Facilities in the Mesquite area, with 2 in Mesquite and 7 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Mesquite is $4,470 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Garland with an average starting cost of $4,365.
To help you with your search, browse the 37 reviews below for memory care facilities in Mesquite. On average, consumers rate memory care in Mesquite 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Mesquite, TX
What to Consider About Memory Care in Mesquite
The family-friendly community of Mesquite, population 144,000, is a suburb northeast of Dallas, Texas, that's considered part of the bustling Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. In Mesquite, nearly 10 percent of the population is over 65 and for those with Alzheimer's disease or dementia, there are 10 memory care facilities in the area.
Memory care facilities in Texas are subject to specific state regulations focusing on staff training and certification. Alzheimer's and dementia care facilities are designated as Type B nursing care facilities and,house residents who need staff supervision overnight and staff assistance to evacuate in an emergency. Facilities that are designated Certified Alzheimer's care campuses admit only those with a physician's diagnosis of dementia or Alzheimer's disease.
Mesquite's weather is mild in the wintertime, alleviating some health conditions aggravated by the cold and damp. Summer highs can reach over 100 degrees, which can be uncomfortable for seniors sensitive to heat.
- Texas does not have a state income tax, which may be beneficial for those on a fixed income. It could mean more money for memory care fees. Retirement income and Social Security benefits are also exempt from state taxes.
Mesquite's cost of living is lower than many other Dallas suburbs, coming in just over the national average. Seniors on a limited budget may find more affordable memory care facilities here.
- The Mesquite 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 Mesquite
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Mesquite start around $4,470 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,048 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Mesquite 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 Mesquite
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 Mesquite
Mesquite 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 Mesquite, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.
Directory of Winners in the Mesquite Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Mesquite
Mesquite-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 Mesquite, TX
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Mesquite
Review of Cambridge Court
My mom lives in Cambridge Court and it is fantastic. From the very first time that we called them we were taken care of and they've helped along the way. Everything is just wonderful. They gave us ... Read more
Review of Cambridge Court
Cambridge Court is very good and I'm very pleased with it. It's really been great and it's a good fit for my mother. The rooms are very basic, but they're not in their rooms other than to sleep, an... Read more