1 Memory Care Facility in Wichita Falls, TX
The average cost of memory care in Wichita Falls is $3,750 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,790.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Wichita Falls
Wichita Falls, located in Wichita County, Texas, is home to more than 100,000 residents and more than 13 percent of its population is 65 years of age or older. Some seniors in Wichita Falls are part of the estimated 380,000 seniors throughout the state of Texas who have received a diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease or another form of dementia. To serve their needs, there is one memory care facility in Wichita Falls that provides full-time care and support to seniors with dementia.
Throughout the state of Texas, memory care facilities are officially under the same classification as assisted living facilities, which are subject to the same rules and regulations. The Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services is responsible for overseeing the operation of assisted living facilities in the state.
Property crime rates in Wichita Falls are higher than in the average Texas city. A total of 31.7 property crimes, such as theft and burglary, occur per 1,000 residents each year. By comparison, a total of 25.63 property crimes per 1,000 residents occurs in cities throughout the state. When touring memory care facilities, it's a good idea to ensure there are security measures in place to protect residents from crime.
- The city experiences extremely high temperatures in the summertime. In July, Wichita Falls has an average high temperature of 96 degrees. For seniors who are sensitive to heat, it may be wise to consider memory care facilities in areas with less extreme weather.
- The Wichita Falls area is home to world-class medical facilities including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care, such as Kell West Regional Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Wichita Falls is far more affordable than many cities of comparable size throughout the country. The cost of living in the area is more than 20 percent lower than the U.S. average, making Wichita Falls a very affordable option for seniors and their families who have limited funds to pay for memory care.
Paying for Memory Care in Wichita Falls
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Wichita Falls start around $3,750 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,855 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Wichita Falls 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 Wichita Falls
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 Wichita Falls
Wichita Falls 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 Wichita Falls, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Wichita Falls
Wichita Falls-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.