3 Memory Care Facilities in Potter County, TX

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The Cottages at Quail Creek

Provides: Memory Care
6811 Plum Creek Drive, Amarillo, TX 79124
"I have had my husband there for 1 1/2 years approx. I am paying for roommate status, but it was really nice for him to have one of the private rooms to himself just because the occupancy was not..." More

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Heartis Amarillo

Provides: Memory Care
1610 Research, Amarillo, TX 79124
"At Heartis Amarillo, we are committed to providing a stimulating and nurturing environment – filled with warmth, comfort, and care – that improves quality of life and allows our residents to..." More

Good Life Senior Living and Memory Care

Provides: Memory Care
928 Westwood Drive, Amarillo, TX 79124
"Goodlife is like a large home; it’s like being at home instead of a nursing home. The staff is very good. They have three different sizes of the rooms. They have exercises classes. They have a lady..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Potter County

    Potter County, in the center of the Texas Panhandle, has 121,073 residents, almost 11 percent of whom are seniors aged 65 and older, the age at which Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia become more prevalent. Texas Health and Human Services regulates Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs), as memory care facilities in Texas are called. There are two ALFs in Potter County to house and care for seniors with cognitive ailments, both of which are located in Amarillo.

    • Potter County residents enjoy a lower cost of living. On a scale where 100 represents the American median, the cost of living in the county is 79.4. groceries and transportation are also lower than the average, although healthcare is slightly higher at 106. Housing is lower than the average at 46, making it an affordable county for seniors’ families.
    • Potter County has a violent crime rate of 31.1 and a property crime rate of 59.7, on a 100-point scale where 100 represents areas of high crime. These rates are higher than the national averages of 31.1 and 38.1, respectively. Families scouting facilities in the area might want to ask facility staff about security protocols in place to protect the seniors in their care.
    • Texas is a tax-friendly state. Seniors living in Potter County are not taxed on public or private pensions, Social Security benefits or retirement savings account income. These tax benefits could result in county seniors having more money available to contribute to their facility expenses.
    • The climate in Potter County is cool and dry. January lows rarely dip below 23, and July highs can climb as high as 91. The county has 261 sunny days each year, compared to the national average of 205, allowing seniors to spend more time outdoors engaged in supervised activities.


    Paying for Memory Care in Potter County

    Average Monthly Costs

    County in Texas

    $5,230.00 Randall County
    $4,871.00 US
    $4,495.00 Potter County

    Memory Care costs in Potter County start around $4,495 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,871 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Potter 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 Potter 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 Potter County

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

    Directory of Winners in the Potter County Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Potter County

    Potter 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.

    Memory Care near Potter County, TX

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Potter County

    • Review of The Cottages at Quail Creek

      I have had my husband there for 1 1/2 years approx. I am paying for roommate status, but it was really nice for him to have one of the private rooms to himself just because the occupancy was not a... Read more

      peggy67
    • Review of The Cottages at Quail Creek

      I visited The Cottages at Quail Creek for my mom. It was a small community, so it's good. When you walk in you ring the buzzer and they let you in then you immediately go inside the building, and I... Read more

      M.E.
    • Review of The Cottages at Quail Creek

      I use this facility for respite care for my husband, who has Alzheimer’s. I am very happy with the care he receives. He is happy when we pick him up and he willing goes back when I need the help. T... Read more

      Alberta
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