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Senior housing types near Allen, TX

  • Texas Star Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Texas Star Assisted Living & Memory Care

    650 South Greenville Ave, Allen, TX 75002
    (11)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Texas Star Assisted Living & Memory Care is located in Allen, Texas, in Collin County and home to over 84,000 people. Part of the Dallas suburbs, Allen is a small modern city where residents will enjoy a relaxed lifestyle, local shops, fairs and markets. They can also get their exercise, go on...

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  • The Heritage at Twin Creeks

    The Heritage at Twin Creeks

    920 Stockton Dr, Allen, TX 75013
    (27)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    $5000 OFF!!! You can use the $5000 incentive to waive the $2000 community fee, AND, take $300 off your base rent for the 2nd through the 11th month. disclaimer-(no cash value, cannot be applied to the first months rent, cannot be used during a 30 day notice period). Recognized as the best location...

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  • Mustang Creek Estates Allen

    Mustang Creek Estates Allen

    720 Valley Creek Court, Allen, TX 75002
    (28)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Mustang Creek Estates is a new concept in Assisted Living! We are a residential style assisted living neighborhood designed entirely for seniors. Our neighborhood consists of 6 unique houses with 10 to 13 residents per house and one of our houses specializes in Memory Care. At Mustang Creek Estates,...

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  • Christian Care Senior Living Community - Allen

    Christian Care Senior Living Community - Allen

    560 Prestige Circle, Allen, TX 75002
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Christian Care, in Allen, Texas is a member of the Christian Care Senior Living Communities family, which currently serves seniors in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. We are a faith-based, not-for-profit provider with a 70 year history of serving seniors with incredibly compassionate care. Our Life Plan...

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  • Avendelle Assisted Living Merksem

    Avendelle Assisted Living Merksem

    2104 Merksem Ct, Plano, TX 75025
    (4)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Lexington Merksem is a residential care home located in the magnificent city of Plano, Texas in Collin County. Our residence offers a tranquil and homely feel for the seniors because the neighborhood is some miles away from the main road. Due to the need to offer senior citizens an undisturbed...

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  • The Waterford at Plano

    The Waterford at Plano

    3401 Premier Drive, Plano, TX 75023
    (61)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Gain the wealth of friendship while enjoying the good life at The Waterford at Plano. Our Independent Living and Assisted Living community in Plano, Texas, affords residents a privileged lifestyle with quality services and top-notch amenities that continue to exceed expectations. Residents gather in...

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  • The Mulberry House II

    The Mulberry House II

    3216 Brentwood Dr, McKinney, TX 75070
    (2)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Assisted Living with Private Rooms - Choosing to place your loved one in a senior care facility is a difficult decision. At The Mulberry House Assisted Living, we focus on making the transition as comfortable and pleasant for your loved one as possible. Operated in Collin County since 1998, our...

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  • Spring Creek

    Spring Creek

    6410 Old Orchard Dr, Plano, TX 75023
    (52)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Remember how exciting it was when you’d try out a new restaurant with your friends? Or the feelings of camaraderie during your weekly poker games? As an assisted living resident in our Plano, Texas, community, which also offers Alzheimer’s and dementia care services, you can revive those feelings...

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  • Assisted Concepts LLC

    7109 Falcon Dr, Plano, TX 75025
    (4)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Assisted Concepts provides quality Assisted Living in a Private Home Environment. Based in Plano, Texas. We offer 24 hour supervised care in a residential home setting managed by the Registered Nurse Owner with over 30 years of experience in Cardiology, Hospice Care, Elder Care and Pain Management....

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  • Avalon Memory Care - Plano

    Avalon Memory Care - Plano

    5013 Sparrows Point Dr, Plano, TX 75023
    (5)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    We invite you to take a look inside of this Avalon Residential Care Home. This beautiful, sprawling, single-story home could be mistaken for just about any other luxury property well situated in one of Plano's more affluent neighborhoods. Nothing distinguishes it from other fine homes except all of...

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  • Oxford Grand at McKinney

    Oxford Grand at McKinney

    2851 Orchid Dr, McKinney, TX 75072
    (8)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Are you looking for vibrant Assisted Living in a worry-free environment, or personalized Memory Care that offers hope and joy to loved ones with Alzheimer's and dementia? The extraordinary staff at The Oxford Grand will tailor a personal care plan just for you. (Ask about Oxford's specialized care...

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  • North Texas Personal Care Home

    North Texas Personal Care Home

    2916 Chalfont Ln, Plano, TX 75023
    (7)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    North Texas Personal Care Homes is a Faith Based Assisted Living established in 2001. Our mission is to provide peaceful and comfortable Assisted Living Homes where our loved ones can receive the care, dignity, and respect they need and deserve. North Texas Personal Care Homes Assisted Living is a...

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  • The Mulberry House I

    The Mulberry House I

    2620 Saint Michelle, McKinney, TX 75070
    (2)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Assisted Living with Private Rooms - Choosing to place your loved one in a senior care facility is a difficult decision. At The Mulberry House Assisted Living, we focus on making the transition as comfortable and pleasant for your loved one as possible. Operated in Collin County since 1998, our...

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  • HarborChase of McKinney

    HarborChase of McKinney

    265 Plateau Dr, McKinney, TX 75069
    (4)
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    HarborChase of McKinney is a place where unrivaled hospitality and classic elegance converge in a timeless setting of peaceful tranquility. Here, you’ll find much more than amazing value in the award-winning cuisine, personalized housekeeping, exhilarating activities, generous amenities and...

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  • North Texas Personal Care Homes

    North Texas Personal Care Homes

    3453 Hearst Castle Way, Plano, TX 75025
    (4)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    North Texas Personal Care Homes is a Faith Based Assisted Living established in 2001. Our mission is to provide peaceful and comfortable Assisted Living Homes where our loved ones can receive the care, dignity, and respect they need and deserve. North Texas Personal Care Homes Assisted Living is a...

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  • The Ivy of McKinney

    The Ivy of McKinney

    3392 Medical Center Dr, McKinney, TX 75069
    (35)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Recently opened in the spring of 2011, The Ivy of McKinney is a warm and cozy Community designed to promote creativity and independence within a safe and loving environment. The Ivy of McKinney provides first-class McKinney Assisted Living and Memory Care - we would love for you to visit us with...

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  • Stonefield

    Stonefield

    2701 Alma Road, McKinney, TX 75070
    (21)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Saddle up for the time of your life at Stonefield, an Assisted Living and Memory Care community in McKinney, Texas, that is chock-full of style and fun. Our goal is to enrich the lives of residents by providing an environment that is physically, mentally, spiritually and emotionally stimulating....

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  • DaySpring Senior Living

    DaySpring Senior Living

    6400 Cheyenne Trail, Plano, TX 75023
    (42)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    DaySpring Assisted Living - A Faith-Based, Not-For-Profit Community in the Heart of Plano, Texas Several years ago, God led Collin Creek Community Church to begin a senior ministry. Through the strong support of the local church and the national Wesleyan church, we are now seeing the fruits of...

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  • Mission Ridge Residential Care

    Mission Ridge Residential Care

    3320 Canoncita Lane, Plano, TX 75023
    (7)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    JC Martin along with wife Esther, owns Mission Ridge Residential Care, in operation since 2008. Memory loss is a frightening and confusing reality... Mission Ridge devotes itself to preserve the independence and dignity of its Residents, offering professional nurturing support and companionship...

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  • Brookdale Stonebridge Ranch - Newly Renovated!

    Brookdale Stonebridge Ranch - Newly Renovated!

    1650 South Stonebridge Drive, McKinney, TX 75070
    (28)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    At our community in McKinney, Texas, which offers assisted living and Alzheimer’s and dementia care services, we believe sustaining social relationships and friendships is key to aging well and living well. That’s why each day here brings anything but the ordinary. You and your friends might compete...

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  • Cariad at North Brook

    Cariad at North Brook

    2301 N Brook Dr, McKinney, TX 75070
    (25)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    At Cariad at North Brook we offer top notch service in a warm, caring environment. We are located in McKinney, Texas, in a quiet neighborhood near the All Ruschhaupt Soccer Complex. Shopping is close by at Westgate Shopping Center and there are three churches right in our neighborhood. We welcome...

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  • Redbud Place

    Redbud Place

    101 W. Wilson Creek Pkwy, McKinney, TX 75069
    (14)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Redbud Place is located in McKinney, Texas, in a quiet tree lined neighborhood on the edge of town. Our comfortable homelike community promotes independence while assisting residents with daily routines such as: Medication management Monitoring of chronic conditions such as diabetes and high...

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  • Lynridge Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Lynridge Assisted Living & Memory Care

    304 W FM 544, Murphy, TX 75094
    (31)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    LYNRIDGE of Murphy is a new community offering Assisted Living and Memory Care living options for seniors. Enjoy elegant yet affordable residential care in a warm, nurturing environment, with your own private apartment and access to first-class amenities like a state-of-the-art fitness center with...

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  • Parsons House Frisco

    Parsons House Frisco

    5850 Ohio Drive, Frisco, TX 75035
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Thank you for inquiring about The Lodge at Quail Park. We are the premier Enhanced Assisted Living choice in Frisco, Texas and have been for several years... We have been voted 'The Best of Frisco' for several consecutive years in The Frisco Enterprise Newspaper, Reader's Choice poll. This is an...

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  • Alpha & Omega Residential Care Home

    Alpha & Omega Residential Care Home

    9604 Log Run Court, McKinney, TX 75070
    (3)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Alpha & Omega Residential Care home Alpha and Omega is a Residential Care Home designed to help your family simplify the care of your loved one by providing dependable assisted care and impeccable service. We are a Christian owned, Residential Care Home with a vision dedicated to helping those in...

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  • Dignified Living

    2206 Blue Cypress, Richardson, TX 75082
    (9)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    This is residential living in a private home...safe, comfortable, quality, meeting individual needs. Our goal is to promote a dignified healthful living alternative to nursing home. All of our rooms have ceiling fans, closet space, wall to wall carpeting, television and cable outlets. There is a...

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  • HarborChase of Plano

    HarborChase of Plano

    5340 Towne Square Dr, Plano, TX 75024
    (15)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    HarborChase of Plano is a place where unrivaled hospitality and classic elegance converge in a timeless setting of peaceful tranquility. Here, you’ll find much more than amazing value in the award-winning cuisine, personalized housekeeping, exhilarating activities, generous amenities and luxurious...

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  • The Healthcare Resort of Plano

    The Healthcare Resort of Plano

    3325 W Plano Pkwy, Plano, TX 75075
    (3)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Healthcare Resort of Plano The Healthcare Resort of Plano is a beautiful, upscale assisted living community located in Plano, TX. Plano is located in Collin County and is home to over 270,000 people. Plano is a bustling city with great restaurants, sporting events and shopping. Residents can enjoy...

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  • Avalon Memory Care - Meadow Ranch Road

    Avalon Memory Care - Meadow Ranch Road

    1801 Meadow Ranch Road, McKinney, TX 75071
    (7)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    When Avalon started with one home in Plano in 1995 we never anticipated there would be a need for a location further north. With the explosion of growth occurring in the outlying suburbs more calls have come from these areas necessitating a need for quality care without the long commute. Avalon is...

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  • Brookdale Collin Oaks

    Brookdale Collin Oaks

    4045 West 15th Street, Plano, TX 75093
    (46)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    When you come to our community, which provides assisted living services and memory care in Plano, Texas, you can stay as active as you want. As an assisted living resident, you can engage in a little friendly competition over board or card games, join classes to boost both your mental and physical...

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  • Sunrise of Plano

    Sunrise of Plano

    4800 West Parker Road, Plano, TX 75093
    (26)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Welcome to Sunrise Senior Living of Plano! Step into our beautiful community and you can't help but feel right at home. From our beautiful gardens and winding walking paths to our screened in porches, comfortable decor and all of the touches of home, our mission is to make our residents and their...

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  • The Village at Mapleshade

    The Village at Mapleshade

    3670 Mapleshade Lane, Plano, TX 75075
    (23)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Introducing The Village at Mapleshade a boutique senior living community You're one of a kind and so are we! Opening Fall 2015 Discover boutique assisted living with the warmth of home at the newest senior community to serve the Plano, Richardson, North Dallas and Carrollton areas. Ideally...

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  • Monarch at Richardson

    Monarch at Richardson

    1493 Richardson Drive, Richardson, TX 75080
    (36)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Atria Richardson is an elegant community in a quiet, residential neighborhood. Enjoy a stroll along the outdoor walking path, make new friends at the annual sweetheart rodeo party or invite your relatives for family bingo night. Atria Richardson is near shops, restaurants, medical facilities and...

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  • Cariad at Village Creek

    Cariad at Village Creek

    5217 Village Creek Dr, Plano, TX 75093
    (27)
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    Cariad at Village Creek is a beautifully landscaped senior living community located just a few miles west of downtown Plano. We have four hospitals within three miles and there are also three churches nearby. We promote activity and socialization through numerous activities, both on site and in the...

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  • New Haven Assisted Living & Memory Care of Wylie

    New Haven Assisted Living & Memory Care of Wylie

    800 W. Brown St., Wylie, TX 75098
    (5)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    At New Haven our residents are at the center of everything we do, and you’ll see that the moment you step through the front door of a New Haven community. From our small, intimate buildings designed for a sense of connection to the wonderful meals we serve to our daily commitment to the health and...

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  • Sunrise of Frisco

    Sunrise of Frisco

    2680 Legacy Drive, Frisco, TX 75034
    (30)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    The moment you walk in the door of Sunrise of Frisco, you will experience a remarkable sense of family in our community. Our dedicated team passionately works to provide a special community with the highest level of senior care in the area. We offer both Assisted Living as well as Memory Care in our...

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  • Silvermark Assisted Living

    Silvermark Assisted Living

    5521 Village Creek Dr, Plano, TX 75093
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    For nearly 20 years Silverado has been a leader in memory care, focused on providing every resident the best quality of life possible through care that addresses mind, body and spirit. Our dedication to compassion and clinical excellence has made us a leader in the care of those with Alzheimer's,...

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  • North Texas Personal Care Homes

    North Texas Personal Care Homes

    17207 Graystone Dr., Dallas, TX 75248
    (8)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    North Texas Personal Care Homes is a Faith Based Assisted Living established in 2001. Our mission is to provide peaceful and comfortable Assisted Living Homes where our loved ones can receive the care, dignity, and respect they need and deserve. North Texas Personal Care Homes Assisted Living is a...

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  • Manchester Place Far North Dallas

    Manchester Place Far North Dallas

    7701 Queens Ferry, Dallas, TX 75248
    (1)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Manchester Place Far North Dallas is a senior residential care home located in the modern suburban city of Dallas, TX and in Dallas county. Dallas is famous for being the home to the downtown 6th first Museum at Dealy Plaza, which is the site of the J.F.K. assassination. It is also home to many...

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  • The Wellington at Arapaho

    The Wellington at Arapaho

    600 West Arapaho, Richardson, TX 75080
    (36)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Get plugged in to The Wellington at Arapaho, where residents can experience luxury and style in a supportive environment in the Telecom Corridor. Our Independent Living and Assisted Living community in Richardson boasts the comforts of home with walk-in closets and wall-to-wall carpet in spacious...

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  • Jackson's Place

    Jackson's Place

    7210 Duffield Drive, Dallas, TX 75248
    (2)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    You want your loved one to live like they have always had......in a cozy, comfortable residential  home where they can enjoy life to the best of their abilities.  WELCOME HOME!! Jackson's Place is a beautiful Residential Care Home set on a tree lined street in an established and desirable...

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  • Wyndham Court of Plano

    Wyndham Court of Plano

    3000 Midway Rd, Plano, TX 75093
    (1)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Wyndham Court of Plano offers both assisted living and memory care to seniors in the greater Collin County, Texas area. Our community is just down the road from a well-respected hospital, and we are very close to the Arbor Hills Nature Preserve which our residents love to visit on a beautiful fall...

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  • Avendelle Assisted Living Spanky

    Avendelle Assisted Living Spanky

    6906 Spanky Branch Dr, Dallas, TX 75248
    (7)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Conveniently located near Hillcrest Road and Campbell Road, the award winning Lexington Place is your alternative to large assisted living and nursing home facilities. It started with a simple, but highly innovative vision to create a long-term care option for seniors who require a higher...

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  • Avalon Memory Care - Canongate Drive

    Avalon Memory Care - Canongate Drive

    7212 Canongate Drive, Dallas, TX 75248
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    We encourage all residents (with the help of family members) to furnish their own bedrooms. It is important to be able to have their prized possessions surrounding them, the secure realization that they really are living at home, instead of a 'home-like' setting. In the living room and family room...

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  • Discovery Commons at Spring Creek

    Discovery Commons at Spring Creek

    3450 Wagon Wheel Rd, Garland, TX 75044
    (19)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    We're creating a resident-focused senior living community with you and your well-being in mind. At Discovery Commons, we've designed the very best in world-class senior living by blending resort-style amenities, elegant apartment homes, concierge-level services, outstanding social and recreational...

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  • Mustang Creek Estates Sachse

    Mustang Creek Estates Sachse

    3900 Ranch Road, Sachse, TX 75048
    (8)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Mustang Creek Estates is a new concept in Assisted Living! We are a residential style assisted living neighborhood designed entirely for seniors. Our neighborhood consists of 6 unique houses with 14 to 16 residents per house and two of our houses specialize in Memory Care. At Mustang Creek Estates,...

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  • Ariel Pointe Senior Living (Opening Early 2020)

    Ariel Pointe Senior Living (Opening Early 2020)

    3400 Miles Rd, Sachse, TX 75048
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Join us at Ariel Pointe Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care, where clear blue skies reach to embrace the horizon, and new friendships abound. Our active senior living community located in Sachse, Texas, invites residents to enjoy casual, easy living with a distinctive touch and...

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  • Mayberry Gardens

    Mayberry Gardens

    3272 N Garland Ave, Garland, TX 75040
    (22)
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    Mayberry Gardens is a special assisted living residence providing family-style living for seniors who need some assistance, but don't require full time skilled nursing care. Each home is designed to accommodate 11 residents in a beautiful home-like environment that allows for both privacy and...

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Allen, Texas

Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities offer a sense of community as well as individualized help. Services offered often involve support with activities of daily living. Inhabitants may be kept under supervision and evaluation. In select cases, facilities may offer respite, hospice, or dementia care. Texas has a number of provisions associated with this kind of facility. The Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) licenses several types of assisted living facilities licenses this facility type. This type of facility is required to offer a number of services. These include activity and/or social program for residents, personal care, general supervision or oversight, and supervision or direct administration of medications. The maximum occupancy is 4 residents per room. There must be one toilet for every 1 residents and one bath or shower for every 10 residents. Staff members receive education in a variety of fields. These include: skills for working with residents, resident assessment, abuse/neglect, and community resources. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to ensure their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as a comprehensive assessment , must address the residents’ individual needs, preferences, and strengths, and interviews, and home visits. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1115 demonstration managed care waiver program--called STAR+PLUS.This facility type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include supervision of a resident's medication regimen, obtaining medications from a pharmacy, and returning medications to the proper locked areas. This facility has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include Therapeutic diets as ordered by the resident's physician must be provided according to the service plan, menus must be prepared to provide a balanced and nutritious diet and such as that recommended by the national food and nutrition board, The meals must be served daily, at regular times, with no more than a 16-hour span between a substantial evening meal and breakfast the following morning, and exceptions must be specifically approved by the Department.

Cost of Living

Cost of living is a major influence in deciding what destination works best. The rent burden for Allen is around 17.9% of the average monthly income. Allen has a median home value of about $261,956 and the median cost of rent is about $1,789 per month per month.

Demographics and Values

The total population of Allen consists of 100,685 people. Allen has a population density of 1,473 people per square mile. Of the population of Allen 54.3% have a college degree, 19.9% have a graduate degree, and 13.1% have a high-school diploma. In Allen, 5.7% of the people are veterans of the United States military. In Allen, 2.6% consider themselves widows, 8.6% do not have health insurance, 5.1% live in poverty, and 73.5% participate in the labor force. Out of the total city population, 49.8% are female and 50.2% are male. The median age of Allen is 36 years old. Demographically, Allen is 1.4% other or not specified, 16.2% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 10.9% Hispanic, 69.5% white, 0.4% Native American, 3.5% mixed race, and 9.0% black.

State Information

An overview of Texas

The quality of life enjoyed by the average Texas citizen is ranked 38th nation-wide. Additionally, Texas is ranked 37th by healthcare standards. Residents of Texas enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 40th in the United States. In terms of resources, Texas has a cost of living index of 91.3, a grocery index rating of 88.9, and a housing index rating of 85.3. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. There are 468 hospitals and 501 health centers that service a population of 28,701,845. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Nix Health Care System, Grace Medical Center, and Houston Methodist Hospital.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of religious values, 42% of Texas's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 27,848 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-31%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-6%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Texas there are 1,292 masonic lodges. In Texas, 24% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 35. In terms of diversity, Texas ranks 2nd in the nation. In the most recent presidential election, 52% of Texas residents voted Republican and 43% voted Democrat.

State-wide weather information

During the winter, the average temperature in Texas drops to around 48°F. The average high winter temperature is around 75°F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 16°F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 82°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 102°F during the month of June. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 56°F during the month of June. On average, the state receives 31.68 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 7.44 inches of precipitation a month. Texas experiences an average humidity rating of about 65%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of February at around 81%. On average, Texas has an air quality index rating of around 36.8 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 51.4 AQI. While residents of Texas mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Texas can include tornadoes, hurricanes, and floods.

Wildlife to be found in Texas

The state of Texas has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Mesquite, Guajillo, Catclaw, and Small Live Oak. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Manatees, the Opossums, the Rattlesnake, or the Dolphins. Some of the plants species native to the Texas region include Post Oak, Mesquite, and Perennial Bunchgrasses. The state animal of Texas is the Nine-banded Armadillo.