2 Memory Care Facilities in Parker County, TX
The average cost of memory care in Parker County is $4,702 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,650. Cheaper nearby regions include Hood County with an average starting cost of $4,314.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Parker County
Parker County is located in the western part of the bustling Dallas - Fort Worth metroplex, one of the most populous areas in the state of Texas. Texas is a state in which over 380,000 residents are estimated to have either dementia or Alzheimer's Disease. Out of Parker County's population of 126,000, 12.1 percent have been diagnosed with a memory condition, the majority of whom are in the vulnerable 65 and older demographic. To treat these folks, Parker County has two dozen memory care facilities.
Memory care facilities in Texas are licensed and regulated by the state's Department of Health and Human Services. Requirements for these designated Type B facilities include overnight supervision from staff, special memory care training and certification and a secure facility, whether the home is part of a larger assisted living campus or a dedicated memory care facility.
North Texas weather, where Parker County is located, is characterized by mild winters with little snow and long, hot summers when temperatures consistently reach the 90s and above. While some seniors in memory care may find warmer weather alleviates certain health conditions, those sensitive to high heat may be uncomfortable.
- Texas does not have a state income tax, including tax exemption for income derived from Social Security benefits and retirement accounts. Families budgeting for a loved one's memory care may find the extra money helps.
Cost of living in Parker County is higher than the national average. Housing costs are nearly one and a half times more, which may impact operating costs for memory care facilities. Healthcare costs are also about 20 percent higher than the national average. Families on a limited budget may want to consider these things when selecting memory care for a loved one.
- The Parker County area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Baylor University Medical Center and the Fort Worth Brain and Spine Institute, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Parker County
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Memory Care costs in Parker County start around $4,702 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,800 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Parker 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.
Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Parker 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 Parker County
Parker 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 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 Parker County, please visit our Assisted Living in Texas page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Parker County
Parker County-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.