The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Rowlett, TX for 2023
There are 27 Memory Care Facilities in the Rowlett area, with 2 in Rowlett and 25 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Rowlett is $5,200 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Garland with an average starting cost of $4,967.
To help you with your search, browse the 107 reviews below for memory care facilities in Rowlett. On average, consumers rate memory care in Rowlett 4.9 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Rockwall with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Rowlett, TX
What to Consider About Memory Care in Rowlett
Rowlett is a safe, family-friendly community near Dallas, Texas. This is a state with 380,000 diagnosed Alzheimer's patients, many of whom live in special memory care facilities with round-the-clock care. Eleven percent of Rowlett's population of 63,000 are seniors 65 and up. To support those with Alzheimer's or dementia, over 50 memory care facilities are in the area.
Some assisted living communities feature a dedicated memory care wing, secure from the main campus and under different state regulations. Other facilities are dedicated exclusively to memory care, requiring a doctor's diagnosis for admittance. Rowlett also has several Alzheimer's care-only facilities, designated as such by the Texas Department of Health and Senior Services.
Rowlett winters are mild with little snow, alleviating some health conditions aggravated by the cold and damp. Late summer days can reach the high 90s or over 100, which may be uncomfortable for seniors sensitive to extreme heat and dry air.
- There is no Texas state income tax, including income received from retirement investments and Social Security benefits. Families helping their loved ones afford memory care may have a bit more money to work with. Texas's higher property taxes and sales taxes typically leave memory care residents unaffected.
- The cost of living in Rowlett is higher than the national average, although home prices are the only area where the difference is notable. While this affects memory care monthly fees slightly, the cost of groceries, utilities and health care are closer to the national average.
- The Rowlett 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 Rowlett
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Rowlett start around $5,200 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,747 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Rowlett 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 Rowlett
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 Rowlett
Rowlett 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 Rowlett, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.
Directory of Winners in the Rowlett Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Rowlett
Rowlett-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 Rowlett, TX
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Rowlett
Review of Iris Memory Care of Rowlett
We would have chosen Iris Memory Care of Rowlett, except they only offered semi-private rooms. But we liked it. They had good activity programs and very friendly staff. It just seemed like it would... Read more
Review of Iris Memory Care of Rowlett
I went to tour Iris Memory Care of Rowlett. The lady who was coordinating was awesome. She gave me a lot of information. She gave me a bunch of pamphlets on stuff that I was looking into. She was v... Read more
Review of BeeHive Homes of Rowlett
We moved my mother inlaw to Beehive in Rowlett in October 22, 2022. She seems to be doing extremely well. The staff always seems to be on top of her care and medicines. They are all very friend... Read more