2 Memory Care Facilities near Odessa, TX
There are 2 Memory Care Facilities in the Odessa area, with 1 in Odessa and 1 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Odessa is $3,000 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,650.
To help you with your search, browse the 2 reviews below for memory care facilities in Odessa. Better rated regions include Midland with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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1 Memory Care Facility in Odessa, TX
1 Memory Care Facility near Odessa, TX
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Odessa
Almost a 10th of Odessa's 116,861 residents are seniors 65 years of age or older. In Ector County, where Odessa is located, dementia affected 12.6 percent of citizens in this age group as of 2012. By 2025, the Alzheimer's Association estimates that nearly half a million Texans 65 or over will be living with Alzheimer's disease.
In Odessa, and throughout the state, a growing number of memory care facilities are opening to help affected families provide care for their loved ones. The Texas Department of Health and Human Services licenses these memory care facilities as Type B Assisted Living Facilities, meaning that they provide more intensive care than Type A facilities. Odessa and its neighboring towns are home to at least four of these facilities.
- Relative to the rest of the country, overall living costs in Odessa are 9.3 percent below the U.S. national average. For families considering memory care, the city's affordable prices may help them save more toward paying for a facility's services.
- Texas is one of only a few states in the United States that has no state income tax. For seniors in Odessa, this means that their retirement benefits are also tax-free.
Odessa's climate may be hard on some seniors. The city typically has hot, arid summers with highs in the 90s and only 14 inches of rainfall on average each year. Families may want to find out how much time their loved ones will be spending outside and what protection a memory care facility offers against heat exposure.
- Violent and property crime rates in Odessa are higher than state and national averages. Overall, a senior citizen's chance of being the victim of a crime in the city is one in 27.
Paying for Memory Care in Odessa
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Odessa start around $3,000 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,778 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Odessa 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 Odessa
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 Odessa
Odessa and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living 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 Odessa, please visit our Assisted Living in Texas page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Odessa
Odessa-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Texas are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Texas page for more information about these laws.