5 Memory Care Facilities in Tom Green County, TX
The average cost of memory care in Tom Green County is $4,796 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900.
To help you with your search, browse the 7 reviews below for memory care facilities in Tom Green County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Tom Green County 4.3 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Tom Green County, TX
What to Consider About Memory Care in Tom Green County
Tom Green County, in west-central Texas, is home to 110,224 residents, 13.8 percent of whom are seniors aged 65 and older, the primary age group for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia diagnoses. The number of seniors living with Alzheimer’s in Texas is expected to grow from 380,000 to 490,000 by 2025. In Texas, memory care facilities are called Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) and are regulated by Texas Health and Human Services. There are three ALFs available in the county to choose from, all of which are located in San Angelo.
- Tom Green County’s overall cost of living is 89.9 on a 100-point scale where 100 represents the U.S. median cost. Groceries and transportation are also lower than average, although healthcare is higher at 116. Seniors’ families who are planning on relocating to the county might appreciate the low housing expenses, which are 25 points below median at 75.
- On a scale where 100 represents the areas with the highest crime rates, Tom Green County rates 47.7 for violent crime and 47.2 for property crime, compared to the American averages of 31.1 and 38.1, respectively. Most memory care facilities have safety measures in place like security cameras and guards, but seniors’ families may want to ensure that their loved one’s facility is equipped with these safeguards.
- Seniors in Tom Green County may benefit from Texas’ tax-friendly status. No taxes are levied on Social Security benefits, pensions, or retirement savings account withdrawals. Seniors who rely on these types of income might find that they have more money to contribute toward their memory care expenses.
- Temperatures in Tom Green County are comfortable with summer highs of 95 degrees and winter lows rarely dipping below 31. The county receives 23 inches of rain annually compared to the national average of 39, and only two inches of snow. With 215 sunny days per year, compared to the national average of 205, there is plenty of time for seniors to participate in outdoor activities.
Paying for Memory Care in Tom Green County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Tom Green County start around $4,796 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,057 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Tom Green 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 Tom Green 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 Tom Green County
Tom Green 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 Tom Green County, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.
Directory of Winners in the Tom Green County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Tom Green County
Tom Green 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.
Other Options in Tom Green County, TX
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Tom Green County
Review of Brayden Park Assisted Living & Memory Care
My in-laws were in Brayden Park and that was a complete nightmare. We had a really bad experience there. They weren't what they said they were. They do not have a true memory care unit. They let th... Read more
Review of Sagecrest Alzheimers Care Center
My friend moved into Sagecrest Alzheimers Care Center. She's in the Alzheimer's unit. I highly recommend it. The nurses are the ones that have to let me know because she's in memory care, and she's... Read more
Review of Brayden Park Assisted Living & Memory Care
My Dad was a resident at Brayden Park for the last years of his life. The staff was wonderful. They were personable and caring. It is obvious they understand dealing with people with Dementia an... Read more