51 Memory Care Facilities near Richardson, TX
There are 51 Memory Care Facilities in the Richardson area, with 3 in Richardson and 48 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Richardson is $5,715 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Plano with an average starting cost of $4,620.
To help you with your search, browse the 110 reviews below for memory care facilities in Richardson. On average, consumers rate memory care in Richardson 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Richardson, TX
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.
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
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Richardson start around $5,715 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,048 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.
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.
Other Options in Richardson, TX
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Richardson
Review of Cottonwood Creek Healthcare Community
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 ge... Read more
Review of The Monarch at Richardson
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 sta... Read more
Review of Arden Courts of Richardson
To Arden Court Corporation Where do I begin? My heart was pounding and the panics attacks visited me regularly. It was my Mother, who I have cared for years. Suddenly, I realized she had dementia ... Read more