26 Memory Care Facilities in Williamson County, TX
The average cost of memory care in Williamson County is $5,203 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Bell County with an average starting cost of $3,722.
To help you with your search, browse the 89 reviews below for memory care facilities in Williamson County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Williamson County 4.6 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 17 families in Williamson County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Williamson County, call (855) 863-8283.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Williamson County, TX
What to Consider About Memory Care in Williamson County
Williamson County, as part of the greater Austin, Texas, metro area, is one of the more populous areas of the state. In the state of Texas, there are over 380,000 residents diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease or dementia. Williamson County itself estimates that 10.3 percent of its 508,000 residents are affected with Alzheimer's disease or other types of dementia, many of whom are in the vulnerable 65 and older age range. To treat and house these seniors, there are over two dozen memory care facilities in Williamson County.
Memory care homes in Texas may either be stand-alone facilities specializing in memory care or dedicated wings part of a larger assisted living campus. The state's Department of Health and Human Services licenses and regulates these facilities.
Weather in Williamson County means long, hot summers and mild winters with rare snow. Seniors in memory care who have health conditions aggravated by colder weather may find relief living here, although those sensitive to high heat may be uncomfortable.
- There is no state income tax in Texas, including income from Social Security benefits and retirement accounts. This may mean more money available for families budgeting for a loved one's memory care.
Cost of living in Williamson County is slightly higher than the national average, at 117 to a standard of 100. Healthcare and grocery costs, both important to seniors in memory care, are lower than the national average, at 91 and 88.7 respectively. Higher housing costs, however, at 141 to the average of 100, may impact operating costs for memory care facilities. This may increase operating costs for these facilities, something families on a budget may need to consider.
- Williamson County, as part of the greater Austin metro area, is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Seton Healthcare and St. David's Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Williamson County
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Memory Care costs in Williamson County start around $5,203 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,043 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Williamson 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 Williamson 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 Williamson County
Williamson 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 Williamson County, please visit our Memory Care in Texas page.
Directory of Winners in the Williamson County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Williamson County
Williamson 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 Williamson County
Review of Cedar Ridge Alzheimer's Special Care Center
My husband has been in Cedar Ridge Alzheimer's Special Care Center since Christmas Eve. The people are wonderful, and he seems really happy there. They're a specialized Alzheimer's care home, but t... Read more
Review of The Cottages At Chandler Creek
My wife is at The Cottages At Chandler Creek. It's very good and very favorable. There are two things that I like about the community. The most telling point was the residents can stay 'til finish,... Read more
Review of Riva Ridge Memory Care Center
My husband is at Riva Ridge Memory Care Center. They're small and they don't offer a lot of the facilities a larger place does, but they've been very caring and very helpful. I put my husband there... Read more