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The 5 Best Memory Care Facilities in Nueces County, TX for 2024

The average cost of memory care in Nueces County is $4,872 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,500.

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What to Consider About Memory Care in Nueces County

Nueces County centers around Corpus Christi along the Gulf Coast. In Texas, over 380,000 residents have been diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer's disease, illnesses particularly prevalent in the vulnerable 65 and older age group. In Nueces County itself, out of a senior population of 48,00017.6 percent are estimated to have Alzheimer's or another form of dementia. To treat these individuals, Nueces County is home to six memory care facilities. 

Memory care facilities in the state of Texas, whether stand-alone facilities or separate wings in an assisted living facility, are licensed and regulated by the state's Department of Health and Human Services. 

Benefits and Drawbacks of Memory Care in

  • Nueces County weather means long, hot summers and mild winters, with lows rarely dipping below 40 degrees. The high summer temperatures, with highs consistently in the 90s and above, may be uncomfortable for seniors sensitive to high heat. 
  • Air quality in Nueces County is ranked among some of the poorest in the nation, according to the American Lung Association. This includes both ozone pollution and particle pollution, especially from the oil rigs located in the nearby Gulf of Mexico. Seniors with respiratory concerns may be uncomfortable here. 
  • The cost of living in Nueces County is slightly lower than the national base mean of 100 at 90. This may be beneficial for families budgeting for a loved one's memory care. Housing costs, in particular, are lower than the rest of the county, at 78 compared to 100, which may mean memory care facilities have a lower cost of operations and thus lower fees. 
  • Nueces County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi - Shoreline in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

Paying for Memory Care in Nueces County

Memory Care costs in Nueces County start around $4,872 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 Nueces 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.

County in Texas

US

$5,694

Victoria County

$5,106

Nueces County

$4,872

Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Nueces 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 Nueces County

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

Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Nueces County

Nueces 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.

Reviews of Communities Nearby

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Linda

I visited this facility

Review of Villa South Assisted Living & Memory Care

We toured Villa South Assisted Living & Memory Care, and we were very impressed. The staff was absolutely incredible. They seemed to be very caring. The patients seem to be very fond of their...

Provider response

Linda, thank you for this thoughtful and thorough review. We are excited for you to become part of our Villa family!

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Susan

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

Review of St Gabriel of Corpus Christi

My husband is a resident at St Gabriel of Corpus Christi. It is a very nice place and it is very clean. I like it because there are not many people in each unit. I've visited a bunch of other...

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Shere

I visited this facility

Review of Villa South Assisted Living & Memory Care

I toured Villa South Assisted Living & Memory Care and I was very pleased with what I saw. The residents seemed to be happy and there were activities going on that the members were participating...

Provider response

Shere, what a wonderful and thorough review! We are excited to have you and your Dad join our Villa family soon!

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