The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Richardson, TX for 2023
There are 53 Memory Care Facilities in the Richardson area, with 5 in Richardson and 48 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Richardson is $6,171 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,500. Cheaper rated regions include Plano with an average starting cost of 5,554.
To help you with your search, browse the 144 reviews below for memory care facilities in Richardson. On average, consumers rate memory care in Richardson 4.9 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Rowlett with an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Richardson, call (855) 948-3865.
Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Richardson, Texas
Arden Courts of Richardson
410 Buckingham Road, Richardson, TX, 75081
"My mother is in Arden Courts of Richardson. We've been pleased with them. They were very nice. She's in memory care. I liked it a lot. The people there have been impressive. They really seem to be on top of things. They're very friendly, and seem ..."READ MORE
The Monarch at Richardson
1493 Richardson Drive, Richardson, TX, 75080
"It was multilevel and my only concern was mom and dad could forget which floor they live on. You could take the elevator up or down, but you couldn't leave the memory care area without either a staff member or knowing the code, which was great bec..."READ MORE
Cottonwood Creek Healthcare Community
1111 West Shore Drive, Richardson, TX, 75080
"My husband is at Cottonwood Creek Healthcare Community. They've been there for a number of years now and several people from the El Dorado where I currently live have moved over there. He's been getting great care, the nurses and the aides are won..."READ MORE
DaySpring Assisted Living
6400 Cheyenne Trail, Plano, TX, 75023
"I went to look at DaySpring Assisted Living. The staff was very nice, courteous, and helpful. It was just not what we were looking for my dad. The room was pretty small for my mom and dad. The facility was very clean. They had a little fun time go..."READ MORE
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Sunrise of Plano
4800 West Parker Road, Plano, TX, 75093
"I toured Sunrise of Plano and the staff was pretty nice. Even though my budget is way off, he stayed there and showed me around, and explained to me what they do. I gave him some scenarios and he explained to me in details what they'll do. The pl..."READ MORE
14655 Preston Road, Dallas, TX, 75254
"My mother is at Signature Pointe. The price is OK and the place is OK, but there's poor communication. Up to this day, not one time have they called me about her. They also lie. When I call they transfer me from one floor to the other, and I was o..."READ MORE
Mayberry Gardens Assisted Living and Memory Care Homes
3250 N. Garland Ave., Garland, TX, 75040
"My brother-in-law was in a memory care facility in Garland called Mayberry Gardens Assisted Living and Memory Care Homes. It was an excellent facility. It was a five all the way around, from the staff to the grounds to the food. He just had diffic..."READ MORE
Villages of Lake Highlands
8615 Lullwater Drive, Dallas, TX, 75238
"Love this place! I can't say enough nice things about VOLH. First of all I have peace of mind because my dad is very well taken care of and loved. I could never provide the care he needs on my own. He has been there for almost 2 years now and he..."READ MORE
Sunrise of Hillcrest
13001 Hillcrest Road, Dallas, TX, 75240
"My mom will be moving into Sunrise of Hillcrest. I like their focus on Alzheimer's and dementia, and the fact that they had more caregivers or attendants per resident. They seemed like they had a better organized set up. They were very professiona..."READ MORE
2645 E. Trinity Mills Rd., Carrollton, TX, 75006
"We loved Briarview and if we could afford it, that's where I would put my mother. It is private pay. It's an assisted living place where most of the clients will move over to the memory care facility afterward. It was very nice. We sat and chatted..."READ MORE
Brookdale Collin Oaks
4045 West 15th Street, Plano, TX, 75093
"I've been very pleased with Brookdale Collin Oaks. My dad is thriving there. He has done better there than he has anywhere. The facility is very clean and well cared for. They have a lot of activities for the memory care residents in the activity ..."READ MORE
5515 Glen Lakes Dr, Dallas, TX, 75231
"I liked the friendliness of the staff at Walnut Place. I met with Svetlana and she's super sweet. She gave me a tour. We spent quite a bit of time together and just kind of talked about my mom. I loved that she asked me personal questions about my..."READ MORE
Brookdale White Rock
9271 White Rock Trail, Dallas, TX, 75238
"Brookdale White Rock was excellent. In fact, if we were going to make a decision, this is what we would have chose. I like the layout of the place. They had a courtyard, and everything was neat and clean. I liked the follow up. Even though we were..."READ MORE
2000 West Spring Creek Parkway, Plano, TX, 75023
"I love Brookdale Creekside, but it's strictly private pay and without the VA benefits, so we just can't do it. I like the staff, and I like the fact that the staff had been there a long time, so they didn't have a big turnover. They said I could c..."READ MORE
Grand Brook Memory Care of Garland
5600 N. Shiloh Road, Garland, TX, 75044
"I already got my wife in Grand Brook Memory Care of Garland. It has been great. I'm very comfortable with them. They keep her very active, and she is doing very good too. The room and the staff are fantastic. They are doing a really good job, and ..."READ MORE
Lynridge Assisted Living
304 West FM 544, Murphy, TX, 75094
"I went to Lynridge Assisted Living. It's very, very nice. The rooms were very nice. The facility was extremely nice. The people were very, very helpful. The rooms were large private rooms with very nice bathrooms and very large closets. They have ..."READ MORE
What to Consider About Memory Care in Richardson
Richardson, population 117,000, is a suburb just north of the Dallas, Texas, and considered part of the bustling DFW metroplex. In Texas, roughly 380,000 residents are diagnosed with Alzheimer's or dementia. With over 80 memory care facilities in Richardson, there are plenty of options for seniors and their loved ones.
Memory care facilities in Texas are subject to specific state regulations, focusing on staff training and certification. These laws stipulate that Alzheimer's and dementia care be provided in Type B nursing care facilities only, a legal designation that has certain supervisory requirements for the employees. Those facilities that are designated Certified Alzheimer's care campuses admit only those with a physician's diagnosis of dementia or Alzheimer's disease.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Memory Care in Richardson
Weather in Richardson is mild in the wintertime, alleviating some health conditions aggravated by the cold and damp. Late summer highs can reach the high 90s or over 100, which can be uncomfortable for those sensitive to high heat.
- Texas does not have a state income tax, which may be beneficial for those on a fixed income. Retirement income and Social Security benefits are also exempt from state taxes. Texas state sales tax and property taxes are higher than many other states, although seniors in memory care are typically unaffected.
- The cost of living in Richardson is about 25 percent higher than the national average, mainly due to higher housing costs. While this slightly affects memory care boarding fees, the cost of groceries, utilities and healthcare are closer to the national average.
- The Richardson area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Parkland Hospital and UT Dallas Center for Brain Health, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Richardson
Memory Care costs in Richardson start around $5,378 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 Richardson 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.
Cities in Texas
Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Richardson
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 Richardson
Richardson 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 Richardson, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Richardson
Richardson-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.