3 Memory Care Facilities in Victoria County, TX
The average cost of memory care in Victoria County is $5,066 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,781. Cheaper nearby regions include Calhoun County with an average starting cost of $4,685.
To help you with your search, browse the 2 reviews below for memory care facilities in Victoria County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Victoria County 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Victoria County
Victoria County is located along the Gulf Coast of Texas, centering around the city of Victoria, near Houston. It's estimated that 380,000 residents in the state of Texas have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or dementia, illnesses that are particularly prevalent in the vulnerable 65 and older demographic. In Victoria County, 14,000 out of a population of 92,000 are seniors in this age range; out of that number, 13 percent have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia. To care for these people, Victoria County has two memory care facilities.
The Texas Department of Health and Human Services regulates and licenses memory care facilities. These can either be dedicated, stand-alone facilities or separate, secured wings of an assisted living home designed to allow aging in place.
Victoria County's climate is noted for long, hot summers and mild winters with no snow. While January lows rarely dip below 40 degrees, summer heats waves, including temperatures reaching in the high 90s and 100s, are common. Seniors with health conditions alleviated by warmer weather may enjoy living here.
- Texas does not have a state income tax, so seniors get to keep all monies from Social Security benefits and retirement accounts. Therefore, families helping loved ones afford memory care may have a bit of extra income to work with.
- Air quality in Victoria County can be among the poorest in the nation, according to the American Lung Association. The regions near the Gulf Coast rate high in ozone pollution as well as particle pollution drifting inland from the oil rigs in the Gulf. As a result, seniors with respiratory concerns may be uncomfortable here.
- Harris County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as DeTar Hospital Navarro and Citizens Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Victoria County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Victoria County start around $5,066 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,852 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Victoria 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 Victoria 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 Victoria County
Victoria 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 Victoria County, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.
Directory of Winners in the Victoria County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Victoria County
Victoria 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 Victoria County
Review of Greatwood Homes of Victoria
I was interested in the Alzheimer's care, but they don’t take Medicaid. It’s very nice. It’s a totally locked down facility because they worry about the residents walking out. It’s much more upscal... Read more
Review of Sodalis at Victoria
I was able to set up an appointment at Sodalis and everything seemed okay when I visited the facility. The place seemed to be nice and clean. They also offer activities and everybody seemed really ... Read more