8 Memory Care Facilities near San Marcos, TX
There are 8 Memory Care Facilities in the San Marcos area, with 3 in San Marcos and 5 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in San Marcos is $4,603 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,925. Cheaper nearby regions include Kyle with an average starting cost of $4,425.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in San Marcos, TX
What to Consider About Memory Care in San Marcos
San Marcos, a growing city with a population of 63,701, has just 7.2 percent seniors ages 65 and over, which is lower than the state average of 12.3 percent. Seniors in the city who are in need of memory care due to Alzheimer's disease or other types of dementia will find two assisted living facilities in San Marcos. There are six memory care facilities in Hays County, in which San Marcos is found, and hundreds more in Austin and San Antonio.
The state of Texas licenses and regulates Alzheimer’s disease and dementia care facilities as assisted living facilities (ALFs) Type B since they provide resident supervision to enter to and leave the building.
- People are slightly more likely to be the victims of property crime in San Marcos than they are in the U.S. The index, one (low crime) to 100 (high crime) for the U.S. stands at 38.1 and 44.6 in San Marcos. Violent crime is lower, however. The average for the U.S. is 31.1, while it is 27.3 in San Marcos.
- The climate of San Marcos is nearly ideal for seniors. It rarely snows and there are 232 sunny days each year. The July high-temperature averages 95 degrees Fahrenheit and the low in January is 39 degrees. The area receives 33 inches of rain on average throughout the year.
- The air quality in San Marcos sits in the mid-range compared to other cities in the U.S. The EPA’s National Air Toxics Assessment gives it a value of 57 out of 100, where 100 is best. The U.S. average is 58. In the summer, ozone is a problem caused by vehicle exhaust and sunshine. Particulate matter builds in the winter as the result of wood-burning fireplaces. The no-burn days in the area help seniors breathe easier when particulate matter is restricted.
- San Marcos is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Central Texas Medical Center and WellBridge San Marcos, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in San Marcos
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in San Marcos start around $4,603 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,999 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in San Marcos 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 San Marcos
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 San Marcos
San Marcos 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 San Marcos, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in San Marcos
San Marcos-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.