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What is Memory Care?

Memory care provides housing and round-the-clock access to specialty care for seniors with dementia. These communities offer a variety of on-site therapies, catered activities, and built-in safety features that create an optimal environment for seniors with dementia. Read to find out if memory care is right for your loved one.

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Everything You Need to Know About Dementia: 10 Common Questions Answered

Learning about dementia can be overwhelming, which is why we’ve compiled answers to the top ten questions about dementia and memory care. From what causes dementia, to common early symptoms, to what memory care entails, this resource should help you feel prepared and ready to do what’s best for your loved one.

The 7 Stages of Dementia and Symptoms for Each

According to the Reisberg Scale, dementia has seven stages. Understanding the signs and symptoms of each stage of dement...

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How to Slow Down Dementia: Treatment Options, Therapies, and Supportive Care

While dementia has no official treatment or cure, there are lifestyle changes, medications, and therapies that can help ...

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Our free tool provides options, advice, and next steps based on your unique situation.

Dementia Care at Home

SAFETY

Alzheimer’s Safety Risks at Home

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

20 Engaging Activities for People With Dementia at Home

From knitting to listening to music to using Google Earth to go on a virtual adventure, there are plenty of engaging and fulfilling activities for seniors with dementia. Explore these options to connect with your loved one.

Home Care for Dementia Patients: What You Need to Know

Caring for a parent with dementia at home can be both difficult and rewarding. As the condition progresses, family careg...

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Memory Care vs. In-Home Care for Dementia: What’s the Difference?

There are pros and cons to both memory care communities and home care. From the level of care, to caregiver experience, ...

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Memory Care Services & Features:

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24-hour care and supervision

Memory care facilities have on-site staff at all hours to provide supervision and assistance. This ensures that each resident always has access to care from trained professionals.

AMENITIES

Secured Memory Care Units: What Are They and What Are the Benefits?

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7 Things You Need to Know About Memory Care Facilities

These 7 facts can shed some much-needed light on memory care facilities.

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Memory Care Management: Patient Care and Needs Management

Memory care facility caregivers use person-centered memory care management techniques for patient care.

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Memory Care Activities That Keep Seniors Active and Engaged

From music therapy to simulated offices to knitting hats for local babies, there are plenty of ways to keep your loved o...

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Memory Care Directors: How They Shape a Memory Care Community

Learn how a memory care director's role & involvement makes for a best-in-class memory care facility.

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Memory Care Costs

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COST

Everything You Need to Know About the Cost of Memory Care

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Understanding the Surprising Costs of Dementia Care

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Paying for memory care

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Memory Care Help for Families: Surprising Ways to Pay for Care

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Medicaid and Memory Care: What’s Covered

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Is There a Tax Deduction for Memory Care Facility Costs?

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Does Insurance Cover Memory Care? A Detailed Look at Coverage and Options

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Does Medicare Cover Memory Care? A Detailed Look

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Brookdale North Austin

5310 Duval Road, Austin, TX 78727

3.9

(94 reviews)

Parsons House Austin

1130 Camino La Costa, Austin, TX 78752

4.5

(65 reviews)

Belmont Village West Lake Hills

4310 Bee Cave Road, West Lake Hills, TX 78746

4.4

(51 reviews)

The Village at The Triangle

4517 Triangle Ave, Austin, TX 78751

4.1

(20 reviews)

Buckner Villas

11110 Tom Adams Dr, Austin, TX 78753

4.6

(20 reviews)

Sodalis Austin

7017 Menchaca Rd, Austin, TX 78745

4.3

(137 reviews)

Brookdale Gaines Ranch

4409 Gaines Ranch Loop, Austin, TX 78735

4.5

(43 reviews)

Brookdale Northwest Hills

5715 Mesa Drive, Austin, TX 78731

4.1

(28 reviews)

Parmer Woods at North Austin

12429 Scofield Farms Dr, Austin, TX 78758

4.2

(42 reviews)

How to find memory care

Memory Care Directors: How They Shape a Memory Care Community

Learn how a memory care director's role & involvement makes for a best-in-class memory care facility.

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How to Find a Memory Care Facility: A Helpful 11-Step Needs Assessment Memory Care Checklist

Finding the right memory care community for your loved one begins with understanding their unique needs and preferences, but ...

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Memory Care Reviews, Ratings, and Regulations: How to Determine Quality in a Memory Care Facility

Community ratings and reviews can show you other families' experiences and help to inform your decision.

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Top 5 Safety Considerations for Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia in Memory Care

Safety and maintaining resident dignity are top priorities for memory care communities. Technological advancements like motio...

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A Guide to State Regulations for Memory Care

Our state by state guide provides information about memory care regulations and regulatory agencies.

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How to Move a Parent with Dementia to Assisted Living: 10 Tips to Ease the Transition

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Memory Care

Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.

The score shown is the overall experience rating which is an average of the reviews submitted for those communities. The overall experience rating is a star rating that ranges from 1 being the lowest to 5 being the highest.

Below are the 51 largest cities grouped by their metropolitan area.

Top states for Memory Care

California, CA
4.1
1324 facilities
Oregon, OR
4.0
391 facilities
Washington, WA
4.0
447 facilities
Massachusetts, MA
4.2
326 facilities
Texas, TX
4.2
998 facilities
Ohio, OH
4.0
703 facilities
Wisconsin, WI
4.0
759 facilities
Colorado, CO
4.0
299 facilities
Idaho, ID
4.1
134 facilities
Illinois, IL
4.2
601 facilities
Virginia, VA
3.9
402 facilities
Maryland, MD
4.1
210 facilities
Arizona, AZ
4.0
340 facilities
Florida, FL
4.0
1243 facilities
South Carolina, SC
4.0
317 facilities
Nevada, NV
4.2
87 facilities
Pennsylvania, PA
3.9
844 facilities
Minnesota, MN
3.9
575 facilities
Louisiana, LA
4.2
100 facilities
New York, NY
4.0
414 facilities
Michigan, MI
4.0
588 facilities
Georgia, GA
4.1
533 facilities
Iowa, IA
4.2
277 facilities
Delaware, DE
4.0
37 facilities
Maine, ME
4.1
106 facilities
Tennessee, TN
4.2
362 facilities
Kansas, KS
4.0
224 facilities
Indiana, IN
4.0
397 facilities
New Jersey, NJ
4.1
342 facilities
Mississippi, MS
4.1
116 facilities
Oklahoma, OK
4.1
175 facilities
Missouri, MO
4.0
438 facilities
New Hampshire, NH
4.0
83 facilities
Kentucky, KY
4.3
206 facilities
North Carolina, NC
3.8
453 facilities
North Dakota, ND
4.2
50 facilities
Connecticut, CT
4.2
153 facilities
Alabama, AL
4.1
230 facilities
Nebraska, NE
4.2
185 facilities
Montana, MT
3.8
73 facilities
Utah, UT
4.2
138 facilities
Alaska, AK
4.3
27 facilities
Arkansas, AR
4.3
89 facilities
Rhode Island, RI
4.1
55 facilities
Wyoming, WY
3.7
25 facilities
West Virginia, WV
4.2
44 facilities
New Mexico, NM
4.0
77 facilities
Vermont, VT
4.3
37 facilities
District of Columbia, DC
4.0
13 facilities
South Dakota, SD
4.0
71 facilities
Hawaii, HI
4.1
26 facilities

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