Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Assisted Living communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one, and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 4 Assisted Living facilities in Brownsville and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.
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900 Camelot Drive, Harlingen, TX 78550
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We Celebrate Life At Valley View Senior Living we believe that every senior deserves to be treated with dignity and respect. We also believe that life should be robust, active and focused on the future at all times. We remain deeply passionate about creating warm, joyous and caring environments...
1201 W. Ridge Road, Pharr, TX 78577
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Introducing The Gardens at Brook Ridge Brand New, State-of-the-Art Assisted Living & Memory Care Community The Gardens at Brook Ridge is a warm, welcoming assisted living home that fosters a sense of community for the residents. The overall design balances the operational needs of providing...
2825 W Canton Rd, Edinburg, TX 78541
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At AVALON, we set ourselves apart from other residences with the level of care and compassion we show to our residents. Our care is unique in that we treat our residents as people with individual needs rather than grouping them as 'those with dementia.' After all, a lack of cognitive ability...
Assisted living communities administer care, oversight, and recreational activities to persons who are on average 65 years old. Services provided often include aid with ADLs. Residents may be kept under monitoring and evaluation. Under certain circumstances, communities may offer continuing care, respite, or skilled nursing care. Texas has a number of provisions associated with this type of community. The Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) licenses several types of assisted living communities regulates this type of community. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1115 demonstration managed care waiver program–called STAR+PLUS. 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 must address the residents individual needs, preferences, and strengths, interviews, and home visits, and a comprehensive assessment . This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include general supervision or oversight, personal care, activity and/or social program for residents, and assistance with activities of daily living. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include reminders to take medications at the prescribed time, supervision of a resident’s medication regimen, and assisting residents with taking medications. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include exceptions must be specifically approved by the Department, Therapeutic diets as ordered by the resident’s physician must be provided according to the service plan, 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 communities must provide at least three balanced and nutritious meals or the equivalent per day. Staff members receive education in a variety of subjects. These areas include resident characteristics (including dementia), assisted living standards, accessibility requirements, and financial management. The maximum occupancy is 4 residents per room. There must be one bath or shower for every 10 residents and one toilet for every 1 residents.
Cost of living can be a motivating factor in choosing which community is best for you or your loved one. The rent burden for Brownsville is around 17.1% of the average monthly income. Monthly, the median cost for rent in Brownsville is around $678 and the median home value for Brownsville is about $85,330.
In Brownsville, 3.5% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. Out of the total city population, 48.2% are male and 51.8% are female. The median age of Brownsville is 30 years old. In terms of education, 18.9% have a college degree, 23.0% have a high-school diploma, and 4.8% have a graduate degree. In Brownsville, 31.9% do not have health insurance, 6.3% are widowed, 11.8% have some form of disability, and 56.1% participate in the labor force. Racially, the population of Brownsville is 95.4% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 93.9% Hispanic, 0.4% black, 0.6% mixed race, 2.5% other or not specified, 0.3% Native American, and 0.7% Asian. Brownsville has a population density of 534 people per square mile.
The quality of life enjoyed by the average Texas citizen is ranked 38th nation-wide. Additionally, Texas is ranked 37th by healthcare standards. Out of a national average of 100, Texas has a cost of living index rating of 91, a grocery index rating of 89, and a housing index rating of 85. Based on natural beauty, Texas ranks 40th in the nation. In total, Texas has 468 general hospitals and 501 health centers that provide care for 28,701,845 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in Texas are Nix Health Care System, Grace Medical Center, and Houston Methodist Hospital.
The state has a median age of 35 and 24% of its population being over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, Texas ranks 2nd in the nation. In terms of religion, 42% of Texas residents attend religious services among the 27,848 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-31%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-6%. In Texas there are 1,292 masonic lodges. In the most recent presidential election, 52% of Texas residents voted Republican and 43% voted Democrat.
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. During the summer, the average temperature in Texas is around 82F. The average high summer temperature is around 102F in the month of June. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 56F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Texas drops to around 48F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 75F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 16F during the month of January. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Texas is around 31.68 inches. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 7.44 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the humidity rating for Texas is around 65%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 81% in the month of February. 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.
The state of Texas has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Small Live Oak, Mesquite, Whitebrush, and Guajillo. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the White Tail Deer, the Alligators, the Opossums, or the Coyotes. Some of the plants species native to the Texas region include Live Oak, Perennial Bunchgrasses, and Post Oak. The state animal of Texas is the Nine-banded Armadillo.