3 Memory Care Facilities in Rockwall County, TX
The average cost of memory care in Rockwall County is $5,306 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Collin County with an average starting cost of $4,603.
To help you with your search, browse the 10 reviews below for memory care facilities in Rockwall County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Rockwall County 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Rockwall County
Rockwall County is considered part of the bustling Dallas-Ft. Worth metroplex, one of the most populous areas in Texas. This is a state where over 380,000 residents have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease. Rockwall County itself estimates that 11 percent of its population of 90,000 has a memory condition such as dementia, most of whom are seniors aged 65 and older —the population especially vulnerable to Alzheimer's. To accommodate those who will need treatment, Rockwall County has 30 memory care facilities.
The State of Texas's Department of Health and Human Services regulates and licenses memory care facilities. Requirements for memory care facilities stipulate specialized staff training and certification. These are designated Type B facilities and are home to residents who need overnight supervision and staff assistance to evacuate in an emergency.
Weather in Rockwall County means summers with highs regularly in the 90s and heat waves of over 100 degrees. Seniors in memory care sensitive to high temperatures may be uncomfortable here. Winters are generally mild, with little snow; those with respiratory or other conditions alleviated by milder weather may find relief.
- Texas does not have a state income tax, which also exempts income from Social Security benefits and retirement accounts. The extra money may be helpful for families on a budget.
Cost of living in Rockwall County is about 25 percent higher than the U.S. average, mainly due to higher housing costs. This may increase the operating costs for memory care facilities, something families on a budget may need to consider.
- Rockwall County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Baylor University Medical Center and Medical City Dallas Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Rockwall County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Rockwall County start around $5,306 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,939 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Rockwall 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 Rockwall 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 Rockwall County
Rockwall 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 Rockwall County, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Rockwall County
Rockwall 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.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Rockwall County
Review of Revere Court of Rockwall
Rooms of several sizes, Mom has a “large” Great activity options Activities 7 days a week At some communities I toured they were only activities a few days a week. I like that the residents ... Read more
Review of Lakeshore Assisted Living and Memory Care
Arbor House at Rockwall was a nice and clean place. It's something I will keep in mind if the need ever comes up for my wife to go to a memory care unit. It's a very clean place. Everybody was real... Read more
Review of Revere Court of Rockwall
My Mom has a private medium size room. Always well-staffed and attentive. There are many activities, they vary by the day. There is a family night monthly, a support group,(I've personally never at... Read more