57 Memory Care Facilities in Tarrant County, TX
The average cost of memory care in Tarrant County is $5,930 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Johnson County with an average starting cost of $3,855.
To help you with your search, browse the 103 reviews below for memory care facilities in Tarrant County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Tarrant County 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Johnson County with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 32 families in Tarrant County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Tarrant County, call (855) 863-8283.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Tarrant County
Tarrant County encompasses the southern part of the busy Dallas-Ft. Worth metroplex. As one of the largest counties in Texas with a population of 1.9 million, Tarrant County is home to many of the state's 380,000 residents diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or dementia. Of Tarrant County's population, 10.5 percent are seniors aged 65 and older, a group particularly vulnerable to cognitive diseases. To care for these folks, there are over 500 memory care facilities in Tarrant County.
Memory care facilities in Texas are licensed and regulated by the state's Department of Health and Human Services. Regulations include specialized staff training to care for those with dementia and designations that stipulate 24-hour supervision. These facilities are considered Type B communities, caring for those unable to evacuate without staff assistance in an emergency.
Weather in Tarrant County is known for long, hot summers with high temperatures reaching into the 90s and beyond in July and August. Seniors in memory care sensitive to high temperatures may be uncomfortable outdoors here. Winters are mild and generally without snow, with average lows in the 30s.
Crime rates for both property crime and violent crime in Tarrant County are significantly higher than the national average. Crime rates in individual suburbs in Tarrant County may vary, so families are advised to take a closer look for areas they feel are suitable for their loved one.
- The overall cost of living for Tarrant County is only slightly higher than the national average. Families relocating here to be close to a loved one in memory care may not have to overextend their budget.
- The Tarrant County area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Baylor University Medical Center and Fort Worth Brain and Spine Institute, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Tarrant County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Tarrant County start around $5,913 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,909 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Tarrant 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 Tarrant 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 Tarrant County
Tarrant 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 Tarrant County, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Tarrant County
Tarrant 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 Tarrant County
Review of Whitley Place
Whitley Place was terrible. I met with the director who showed me around, and I was really appalled at her interaction or lack of interaction with all of the residents. There was a lady in a wheelc... Read more
Review of Mustang Creek Estates - Keller
Mustang Creek Estates - Keller seems to be taking very good care of my husband. He escaped the first day he was there, but the police took him back. We discussed it, and they fixed the windows so h... Read more
Review of Legacy Oaks of Azle
Legacy Oaks of Azle was brand new and beautiful, but the price was a little bit more than I could afford. They have assisted living and memory care. The staff treated us wonderfully, showed us arou... Read more