3 Memory Care Facilities in New Braunfels, TX
The average cost of memory care in New Braunfels is $4,991 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,795. Cheaper nearby regions include San Marcos with an average starting cost of $4,487.
To help you with your search, browse the 5 reviews below for memory care facilities in New Braunfels. On average, consumers rate memory care in New Braunfels 4.8 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include San Antonio with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 6 families in New Braunfels find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in New Braunfels, call (855) 863-8283.
What to Consider About Memory Care in New Braunfels
New Braunfels is a city in south-central Texas with a population over 79,000, nearly 14 percent of whom are over the age of 65, and some of those seniors are part of the 380,000 people in Texas living with Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia.
To support local seniors with dementia, the New Braunfels region has seven memory care facilities. Four of these facilities are located within the city limits while the other three are in the nearby cities of Schertz and San Antonio. In Texas, memory care facilities may have their own dedicated building, or they may be situated within a secured wing of a Type B assisted living facility.
- Texas residents do not pay income tax, meaning that New Braunfels seniors keep all of their Social Security income, as well as income from retirement accounts and public and private pensions.
- According to the American Lung Association, the San Antonio-New Braunfels region ranked 27 out of 227 metropolitan areas for high ozone days and 103 out of 187 metropolitan areas for annual particle pollution. The region tied for 1st place for cleanest metropolitan areas in the country for 24-hour particle pollution, which may be beneficial for seniors who have respiratory illnesses or cardiovascular disease.
- While the overall cost of living in New Braunfels is a little higher than state and nationwide averages, the average cost of healthcare in the city is on par with that of other Texas cities and about 6 percent lower than the national average. Transportation costs are about 6 percent below the national median and nearly 25 percent below the state average, which may make it easy for families to visit their loved one in memory care in New Braunfels.
- The Waco area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Baylor Scott & White Medical Center and Providence Health Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in New Braunfels
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Texas
Memory Care costs in New Braunfels start around $4,991 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,900 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in New Braunfels 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 New Braunfels
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 New Braunfels
New Braunfels 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 New Braunfels, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in New Braunfels
New Braunfels-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 New Braunfels, TX
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in New Braunfels
Review of Élan Westpointe
What I liked about Élan Westpointe was the fact that people could age out in the facility. The staff seemed very nice. It was a large facility so there was lots of space for activities. One thing w... Read more
Review of Sodalis at New Braunfels
The staff at Sodalis at New Braunfels was very accommodating and the place was very nice. However, it's a little bit more advanced with the memory care than we need right now. It's a great place. I... Read more
Review of Sodalis at New Braunfels
Sodalis Elder Living was the only place that would help me with my father. The people that run the facility, they actually took him in and provided a safe environment for him. The staff is absolute... Read more