The 5 Best Memory Care Facilities in Tyler, TX for 2023
The average cost of memory care in Tyler is $5,394 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Longview with an average starting cost of $5,274.
To help you with your search, browse the 24 reviews below for memory care facilities in Tyler. On average, consumers rate memory care in Tyler 4.1 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 7 families in Tyler find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Tyler, call (855) 863-8283.
Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Tyler, TX
What to Consider About Memory Care in Tyler
The sprawling city of Tyler is home to over 100,000 residents, approximately 15 percent of whom are over the age of 65. The city is situated in eastern Texas, a state where a staggering 380,000 people are living with Alzheimer's disease.
In addition to providing support groups for families whose loved ones have been diagnosed with dementia, Tyler has four memory care facilities. Some of these memory care facilities are freestanding, while others are located within Type B assisted living facilities that have designated dementia care staff, specialized staff training and security features to meet the needs of residents with dementia.
- The cost of living in Tyler is well below both the state and national averages. However, healthcare expenses are slightly higher here than they are elsewhere in the state and country. This may be a consideration for those who are managing chronic conditions like dementia.
- Smith County, where Tyler is located, received a B rating from the American Lung Association for ozone pollution. Seniors who have respiratory illnesses or cardiovascular disease may benefit from Tyler's clean air.
- Tyler rated 65 out of 100 (best) on Sperling's Comfort Index, which is more than 10 points higher than the national average. The city experiences hot summers with highs in the low-90s and chilly winters with lows in the mid-30s. Tyler receives slightly more rainfall than the national average but only 1 inch of annual snowfall, which may appeal to families visiting their loved ones in memory care.
- Texas does not tax any type of income, meaning that seniors hang on to the entirety of their Social Security benefits, as well as any other type of retirement income.
Paying for Memory Care in Tyler
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Tyler start around $5,394 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,745 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Tyler 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 Tyler
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 Tyler
Tyler 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 Tyler, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Tyler
Tyler-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 Tyler, TX
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Tyler
Review of Oak Hills Terrace Memory Care
My mom moved into Oak Hills Terrace Memory Care. From what I gather, she has acclimated quite well. The interaction with the staff seems to be quite well. She has a roommate, but there is a wall th... Read more
Review of Brookdale Tyler South
The staff at Brookdale Tyler South was good. The place was clean. They just had a little bit of a nursing home odor, but that's going to be expected in a memory care unit. They had an outdoor garde... Read more
Review of Oak Hills Terrace Memory Care
Oak Hills Terrace Memory Care was more modern, but the price just simply wasn't affordable, and they didn't have a single room available. Other than that, the staff was caring and knowledgeable. Th... Read more