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The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities Facilities in Mesquite, TX for 2024

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  • Memory Care Facilities in Mesquite, Texas
  • What to Consider About Memory Care in Mesquite
  • Paying for Memory Care in Mesquite
  • Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Mesquite
  • Free Memory Care Resources in Mesquite
  • Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Mesquite

What to Consider About Memory Care in Mesquite

The family-friendly community of Mesquitepopulation 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. 

Benefits and Drawbacks of Memory Care in Mesquite

 

  • 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

Memory Care costs in Mesquite start around $4,765 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,694 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.

Cities in Texas

Rockwall

$5,837

US

$5,694

Dallas

$5,543

Richardson

$5,378

Rowlett

$5,200

Garland

$4,967

Mesquite

$4,765

Sachse

$4,268

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.

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.

Reviews of Communities Nearby

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Scheryl

I visited this facility

Review of Cambridge Court Senior Living

We visited the memory care of Cambridge Court. It was very clean and very nice. At one time, we had decided to put my dad in there after he came out of rehab, but we have decided to just stay home....

Provider response

Scheryl, thank you for your kind words about our community. We appreciate your trust in us while we cared for your Dad. Please let us know if we can do anything else for you and your family!

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Paul

I visited this facility

Review of Cambridge Court Senior Living

My dad will be moving to Cambridge Court. My tour experience there was good, it was nice and clean with plenty of visible staff. The room looked good, it's big enough and had plenty of space. I...

Provider response

Thank you for coming by for a tour and for choosing us for your dad! We are thrilled that he will be living at Cambridge Court and can't wait to have him here.

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Linda

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Review of Cambridge Court Senior Living

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...

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