4 Memory Care Facilities near Waco, TX

3 Memory Care Facilities in Waco, TX

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Brookdale Lake Brazos

Provides: Memory Care
3801 Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, Waco,...
"My first impression of Brookdale Lake Brazos is that everybody is nice and the people are helpful. If I have a situation or something, I ask them about it and they're able to help; they're very..." More

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The Delaney at Lake Waco

Provides: Memory Care
2121 W. Highway 6, Waco, TX 76710
"Picture retirement living the way it’s supposed to be: carefree and easy! The Delaney at Lake Waco offers beautiful private apartments with none of the maintenance or upkeep that come with home..." More

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Sodalis at Waco

Provides: Memory Care
4308 North 19th Street, Waco, TX 76708
"My husband suffers from Parkinson ’s disease and dementia and has been a resident at Sodalis Waco since July 2017. I cannot say enough wonderful things about the current administrative staff and..." More

1 Memory Care Facility near Waco, TX

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Stoney Brook Assisted Living & Memory...

Provides: Memory Care
151 Royal Lane, Hewitt, TX 76643
"Stoney Brook is fairly new, clean, and has really nice employees! Everything is priced ala carte so if your relative needs help w/meds, bathing, dressing, transfers into/out of a wheel chair, etc…..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Waco

    Waco is a college town situated along I-35 in east-central Texas, a state with more than 380,000 people living with Alzheimer's disease. The city has a population of over 136,000, nearly 12 percent of whom are seniors. In addition to offering a variety of resources for seniors and families who have been affected by dementia, the Waco area has four memory care facilities. Two of these facilities occupy their own building and are dedicated solely to dementia care, while the other two are housed within Type B assisted living facilities.

    • According to the American Lung Association, McLennan County rates a C for ozone pollution, and Waco ranked 94 out of 227 metropolitan areas for high ozone days. The city's air quality may be a consideration for seniors, particularly those who have asthma, COPD or cardiovascular disease. 
    • Waco is an affordable city, which may appeal to seniors on a tight budget. Overall, living expenses average about 20 percent below both state and national averages. Healthcare expenses come in about 10 percent below the state average and 15 percent below the nationwide average. This may ease the financial burden of managing a chronic condition like Alzheimer's disease for seniors who are relocating to the area.
    • With 230 sunny days annually and just 1 inch of yearly snowfall, Waco's climate may appeal to seniors who enjoy being outdoors. Summers in this city are hot and humid, with July highs near 95 degrees, and winters are cold and windy, with lows in the mid-30s. 
    • Crime rates in Waco are high relative to state and national averages, which may be a consideration for families transferring their loved ones to a local memory care facility. On a scale of one to 100, with one representing low crime, the city's the violent crime rate is 43.2, which is higher than the respective state and national averages of 32.9 and 31.1 but lower than the regional average of 47.1. 


    Paying for Memory Care in Waco

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Texas

    $5,582.00 Georgetown
    $4,897.00 US
    $4,433.00 Mansfield
    $4,295.00 Cleburne
    $4,050.00 Temple
    $4,048.00 Waco
    $3,945.00 Waxahachie
    $3,716.00 Burleson

    Memory Care costs in Waco start around $4,048 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,897 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Waco 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 Waco

    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 Waco

    Waco 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 Waco, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Waco

    Waco-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.

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Waco

    • Review of Brookdale Lake Brazos

      My first impression of Brookdale Lake Brazos is that everybody is nice and the people are helpful. If I have a situation or something, I ask them about it and they're able to help; they're very per... Read more

      Rodney
    • Review of Sodalis at Waco

      My husband suffers from Parkinson ’s disease and dementia and has been a resident at Sodalis Waco since July 2017. I cannot say enough wonderful things about the current administrative staff and c... Read more

      Linda Lampert
    • Review of Sodalis at Waco

      My mom has been a resident at Sodalis for the past 2 years ever since the unexpected death of her husband. My brothers and I live out of town and we knew we needed to find a place we trusted and f... Read more

      Luanne M
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