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Senior housing types near Deer Park, TX

  • Parsons House La Porte

    Parsons House La Porte

    8727 W Fairmont Pkwy, La Porte, TX 77571
    (2)
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    Parsons House Assisted Living is a 61 unit A license assisted living.We are conveniently located in Laporte Tx on Fairmont Parkway. Parsons House emphasizes life in a homelike setting,while offering the skill of our knowledgeable staff. Our friendly community provides residents with the attention...

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  • Colonial Oaks at Vista

    Colonial Oaks at Vista

    4004 Vista Road, Pasadena, TX 77504
    (17)
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    Colonial Oaks offers a special combination of daily living, personalized supportive services, and interactive activities. Colonial Oaks has been serving seniors for over 35 years and offers a full range of personalized assistance with daily living services to seniors. We focus on wellness and...

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  • Sweet Home Assisted Living

    Sweet Home Assisted Living

    13820 Eagle Pass St, Houston, TX 77015
    (6)
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    Welcome to Sweet Home Assisted Living. Relax, your search is over you have arrived. Sweet Home is exactly what you ordered our beautiful facility has all the amenities of hotel living, yet personalized to meet the needs of our aging population in a homelike setting. OUR GOAL is to soothe the aging...

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  • Light Heart Memory Care - Clear Lake

    Light Heart Memory Care - Clear Lake

    15015 Hollydale Dr, Houston, TX 77062
    (2)
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    Light Heart Memory Care consists of facilities that are all run on an identical model which is: 1. All Light Heart Memory Care facilities are licensed and Alzheimer’s certified. They are located in Clear Lake, Pearland, Sagemont and Webster. All our converted homes are spacious, large and have lots...

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  • Heartis Clear Lake

    Heartis Clear Lake

    14520 Highway 3, Webster, TX 77598
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    At Heartis Clear Lake, we are committed to providing a stimulating and nurturing environment — filled with warmth, comfort and care — that improves quality of life and allows our residents to flourish. As a national leader in assisted living and memory care, you can count on Heartis Clear Lake to...

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  • The Shores at Clearlake (NOW OPEN)

    The Shores at Clearlake (NOW OPEN)

    19400 Space Center Blvd, Houston, TX 77058
    (1)
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    The Shores at Clear Lake understands the importance of community, and we invite you to join ours. Nestled in beautiful Clear Lake, Texas with our warm and inviting Mediterranean-style building, The Shores at Clear Lake Senior Living offers resort-style accommodations with exceptional and innovative...

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  • The Waterford at Baytown

    The Waterford at Baytown

    901 West Baker Road, Baytown, TX 77521
    (11)
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    Discover convenient services and compassionate care at The Waterford at Baytown in Baytown, TX, a charming and close-knit city located on Texas' scenic Gulf Coast. Our goal is to enrich the lives of our residents by providing an environment that is physically, mentally, spiritually and emotionally...

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  • Regal Estates

    Regal Estates

    500 Enterprise Avenue, League City, TX 77573
    (66)
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    Located in South Shore Harbour, near the Texas Gulf Coast and southeast of Houston, Regal Estates offers the lifestyle that's just right for you. With proximity to lakeside activities, the beaches of Galveston Island and the historic Space Center Houston, this peaceful and picturesque community is...

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  • Light Heart Memory Care - Webster

    Light Heart Memory Care - Webster

    910 Kingsgate Ln, Houston, TX 77058
    (1)
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    Light Heart Memory Care consists of facilities that are all run on an identical model which is: 1. All Light Heart Memory Care facilities are licensed and Alzheimer’s certified. They are located in Clear Lake, Pearland, Sagemont and Webster. All our converted homes are spacious, large and have lots...

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  • Brookdale Pearland

    Brookdale Pearland

    2121 Scarsdale Boulevard, Pearland, TX 77581
    (41)
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    You deserve to live your best life. If you’re living a mostly independent life, but need a little extra help with day-to-day activities, our senior living community might be the right fit for you.  With both assisted living and memory care, you’ll have the care you need, when you need it. Assisted...

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  • Lakehouse On Dixie

    Lakehouse On Dixie

    3504 Dixie Farm Road, Pearland, TX 77581
    (26)
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    One of the hardest decisions you will have to make, is to entrust the care of your loved one to someone else. We offer Lakehouse On Dixie as the solution. Some of the services we provide are: 1. A smoke free home. 2. 24-hour round the clock awake staff. 3. medication administration 4. supervised,...

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  • Atria Friendswood

    Atria Friendswood

    1310 S Friendswood Dr, Friendswood, TX 77546
    (42)
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    Atria Friendswood is located between Houston and Galveston and both are popular destinations for our residents. We enjoy day trips to the beach, afternoon football games to cheer on the Astros, fishing excursions and strolling the paths at the Galveston Moody Gardens. We offer independent living,...

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  • Orchard Park at Victory Lakes

    2760 W Walker Street, League City, TX 77573
    (50)
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    Orchard Park Victory Lakes is an assisted living community located in League City, Texas in the county of Galveston. For seniors that enjoy water activities, like boating or fishing, Galveston Bay is only about 6 miles from the Orchard Park Victory Lakes community. Because Texas weather is beautiful...

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  • ADL Assisted Living

    ADL Assisted Living

    3604 Autumn Lane, Baytown, TX 77521
    (10)
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    ADL assisted living is owned and operated by a Registered Occupational Therapist with a passion for the elderly and experience with various diagnoses and disabilities and years of experience working with the geriatric population. Our home provides personal one-on-one care with a ratio of 1:4...

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  • ADL Assisted Living

    ADL Assisted Living

    3903 Canterbury Drive, Baytown, TX 77521
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    ADL Assisted Living #2 ADL Assisted Living #2 was born out of a growing need for licensed residential assisted livings in Baytown and surrounding areas. Our first location, only a mile away, always maintained a full capacity and ADL #2 naturally followed. Virginia Campbell, a Registered...

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  • Serenity Gardens Dickinson

    Serenity Gardens Dickinson

    1816 Gill Rd, Dickinson, TX 77539
    (11)
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    Serenity Gardens is a family owned and operated Assisted Living / Residential Care Home that specializes in caring for those with memory impairments, such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Lewy-Body and other types of dementia. A Homelike Environment Our Assisted Living services are provided in a warm,...

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  • Light Heart Memory Care - Pearland

    Light Heart Memory Care - Pearland

    6923 Amie Lane, Pearland, TX 77584
    (5)
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    Light Heart Memory Care consists of facilities that are all run on an identical model which is: 1. All Light Heart Memory Care facilities are licensed and Alzheimer’s certified. They are located in Clear Lake, Pearland, Sagemont and Webster. All our converted homes are spacious, large and have...

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  • Lovett Place

    Lovett Place

    808 Lovett Blvd., Houston, TX 77006
    (9)
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    Lovett Place is a 24-hour RN supervised personal care home. We are conveniently located on historic Lovett Boulevard, close to the medical center, museum district, Astrodome complex and downtown. We provide: *smoke free atmosphere * 24-hour dignified, affordable assisted living * homelike secure...

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  • Colonial Oaks Assisted Living and Memory Care in Pearland

    Colonial Oaks Assisted Living and Memory Care in Pearland

    2940 Cullen Pkwy, Pearland, TX 77584
    (18)
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    Colonial Oaks offers a special combination of daily living, personalized supportive services, and interactive activities. Colonial Oaks has been serving seniors for over 35 years and offers a full range of personalized assistance with daily living services to seniors. We focus on wellness and...

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  • Holly Hall

    Holly Hall

    2000 Holly Hall St, Houston, TX 77054
    (6)
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    Founded in 1949, Holly Hall Retirement Community is a Christian, non-profit, Retirement Community concerned for the physical, psychological, social and spiritual well-being of each of its residents. Holly Hall, a full service retirement community, offers living accommodations ranging from...

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  • The Village of the Heights

    The Village of the Heights

    1407 Studewood, Houston, TX 77008
    (14)
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    The Village of the Heights is an assisted living community located in Houston, Texas, in Harris County and home to just over 2.2 million people. Houston is a large and busy city where residents can enjoy a host of activities including shopping, fine dining, sporting events, and other activities....

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  • The Village of River Oaks

    The Village of River Oaks

    1015 S Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77019
    (7)
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    The Village of River Oaks will be an active independent living retirement community, along with Assisted Living & Memory Care located in beautiful River Oaks. With an exceptional location, our residents will enjoy the convenience to fine area restaurants, nearby River Oaks Center shopping and to...

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  • Elmcroft of Braeswood

    Elmcroft of Braeswood

    2555 S Braeswood Blvd, Houston, TX 77025
    (105)
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    Elmcroft of Braeswood is located Houston between West University and the Medical Center. We offer a combination of daily living, customized service plans, and Our Vitality Club life enhancement program. Our customized service plans ensures that we are prepared to meet the needs of each resident and...

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  • Belmont Village West University

    Belmont Village West University

    2929 West Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77025
    (33)
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    When Belmont Village at West University in Houston, Texas opened its doors in November 1998, it was the realization of three years of careful planning to create a higher standard in assisted living. As our company's first facility, it became the inspiration for the successful development of sister...

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  • Orchard Park of Southfork

    3151 Southfork Parkway, Manvel, TX 77578
    (41)
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    Orchard Park of Southfork is an assisted living community located in the city of Manvel, Texas in the county of Brazoria. For Orchard Park of Southfork residents that enjoy shopping, this community couldn't be better located. Silverlake Village, a vast shopping complex is less than half a mile away...

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  • The Landing at Watercrest Shadow Creek Ranch (Opening Fall 2019)

    The Landing at Watercrest Shadow Creek Ranch (Opening Fall 2019)

    2907 Broadway Bend, Pearland, TX 77584
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    Experience the warmth, elegance, and opportunities that await you at Landing Watercrest Shadow Creek Ranch. Customized levels of care, at-your-service amenities, a way of life designed for your pleasure. Once you experience the resort lifestyle of Landing Watercrest Shadow Creek Ranch, you’ll never...

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  • The Village of Meyerland

    The Village of Meyerland

    4141 North Braeswood Boulevard, Houston, TX 77025
    (27)
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    The Village of Meyerland is an assisted living community that is located in the wonderful, of Houston, Harris County, Texas. This community offers the most beautiful assisted living spaces in the Houston area. The Village of Meyerland prides itself on social communication and interaction. You can...

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  • Six Palms

    Six Palms

    5409 Croix Road, Manvel, TX 77578
    (16)
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    Six Palms is a 'family owned' newly licensed small type B Assisted Living Facility with a 15 bed capacity. At Six Palms you will enjoy a peaceful, relaxing home environment with beautifully furnished spacious suites (ADA compliant) that include: Tempur-Pedic Beds Flatscreen TV's Full Baths...

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  • The Gardens of Bellaire

    The Gardens of Bellaire

    4620 Bellaire Boulevard, Bellaire, TX 77401
    (35)
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    The Gardens of Bellaire provides assisted living in an apartment-style setting that offers the simple pleasures - nutritious food, comfortable surroundings, and the support of a warm, caring and competent staff. Our Healthcare Center emphasizes resident care and dignity in private or shared...

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  • Estia Care LLC

    Estia Care LLC

    18111 Stone Angel Drive, Humble, TX 77346
    (9)
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    Estia Care LLC is an assisted living community located in the city of Humble, Texas in Harris county. Living just under a mile from Lake Houston, seniors of Estia Care LLC can enjoy their days going boating or fishing practically every single day of the year. Many senior residents also like to visit...

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  • Brookdale The Heights

    Brookdale The Heights

    2121 Pinegate Drive, Houston, TX 77008
    (34)
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    There’s a lot for you to love here. With both assisted living and memory care, at our community, you’ll have the care you need, when you need it. For memory care residents, we offer a program, also known as Clare Bridge. Rooted in “a person-centered approach,” our memory care program helps our...

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  • Brookdale Galleria - Renovations Coming Soon!

    Brookdale Galleria - Renovations Coming Soon!

    2929 Post Oak Boulevard, Houston, TX 77056
    (25)
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    Because mowing your own lawn is a little overrated. At our continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in the heart of Houston, Texas, you can trade chores for more time to do what you want to do. Here you’ll have access to three levels of care on one campus, including independent living, assisted...

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  • Elmcroft of the Mainland

    Elmcroft of the Mainland

    1901 North Amburn Road, Texas City, TX 77591
    (181)
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    Welcome to Elmcroft of The Mainland, located in Texas City, Texas, offering exceptional assisted living options for seniors in the Houston area. Elmcroft of The Mainland is an intimate, senior living community designed to provide optimal comfort, care and privacy. Some features include: Private and...

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  • The Forum at Memorial Woods

    The Forum at Memorial Woods

    777 North Post Oak Road, Houston, TX 77024
    (27)
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    The Forum at Memorial Woods, offering Independent Living, Assisted Living, Alzheimer's Care and Nursing Care, is an independent full-service community with luxury high rise apartments, which include spectacular views of the city skylines. Independent Living In independent living, ideal for seniors...

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  • Rosemont

    Rosemont

    6450 Kings Parkway, Humble, TX 77346
    (28)
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    Strike a winning combination of comfort and convenience at Rosemont. Our Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Humble, Texas offers a relaxed atmosphere of warmth and caring that promotes companionship among residents and staff. Enjoy the freedom of Assisted Living — freedom from the...

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  • The Farrington at Tanglewood

    The Farrington at Tanglewood

    505 Bering Dr, Houston, TX 77057
    (70)
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    The Farrington at Tanglewood is a prominent senior living community in Fort Worth, Texas that offers assisted living and memory care services. Fort Worth is a family-friendly city that is home to several museums, eclectic shopping, and diverse dining choices. There is something for everyone to enjoy...

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  • Good Living Community Care

    Good Living Community Care

    5715 & 5719 Dolores St., Houston, TX 77057
    (5)
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    Providing You with home-like Community Nursing Care. Welcome to Good Living Community Care, your Community nursing care and Assisted living that provides a homelike environment structured with compassionate staff dedicated to enhancing the quality of life. Taking a pick at our range of our...

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  • Belmont Village Hunters Creek

    Belmont Village Hunters Creek

    7667 Woodway Drive, Houston, TX 77063
    (61)
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    Our Memorial-area community offers residents an active lifestyle in an ideal location. Conveniently situated minutes from the Galleria and just a short drive from the Texas Medical Center, residents have easy access to premier shopping, dining and entertainment, along with world-class medical care....

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  • First Class Home Care Services, Inc

    First Class Home Care Services, Inc

    10810 Braes Forest Drive, Houston, TX 77071
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    First Class Home Care Services, Inc. offers a warm and welcoming community of professional care takers and licensed nurses. Our staff members have over 20 years combined experience in senior care and we are proud to share that patients have remained with us for over 15 years. Since opening in 1994,...

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  • Treemont Health Care Center

    Treemont Health Care Center

    2501 B Westerland Dr, Houston, TX 77063
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    Treemont Assisted Living provides extra help you may need with your daily activities, while you maintain the privacy, dignity, and independence that means so much to you. We are unique in having an all-inclusive rate. We have one care plan for a fixed monthly rate. There will be no end of month...

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  • The Cottage of Spring Branch

    1842 Hollister Road, Houston, TX 77080
    (20)
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    The Cottage of Spring Branch offers a secured and supportive residential environment designed specifically for persons with Alzheimers and related type dementia. One of the cutting edge tools that we use to help provide the best possible care to our residents is the Vigil Dementia System. We are...

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  • Braeswood Homes Inc

    3519 S Braeswood Blvd, Houston, TX 77025
    (6)
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    Braeswood Homes Inc is a residential care home, located in Houston, Texas, committed to serving the needs of seniors in Harris, Fort Bend, and Montgomery Counties and surrounding areas. If you love big city life, then Braeswood Homes Inc is the right place for you. Houston is a global city that is...

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  • Sun Rose Adult Home

    10908 Willowisp, Houston, TX 77035
    (12)
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    Sun Rose Adult Home is a quaint senior care home located in Houston, Texas, within Fort Bend, Harris and Montgomery Counties. Houston is an enthusiastic entertainment, science, fashion, and technological hub with so much to offer its residents. It offers exceptional ecological locations and unique...

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  • Bethel Home Care

    7315 Tower View Lane, Missouri City, TX 77489
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Bethel Home Care is a residential care home located in the charming city of Missouri in Fort Bend County, Texas. Our amazing home has a tranquil and serene atmosphere, perfect for seniors who wish to relax and spend some quality time with friends and family members We also have beautiful sunny skies...

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  • The Delaney at South Shore

    The Delaney at South Shore

    2605 Marina Bay Dr, League City, TX 77573
    (6)
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  • The Park at Bay Area (Opening Late 2019)

    5000 Space Center Blvd., Pasadena, TX 77505
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  • Serenity Garden

    118 W Willowick Ave, Friendswood, TX 77546
    (1)
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  • Trinity Oaks of Pearland

    3033 Pearland Pkwy, Pearland, TX 77581
    (19)
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  • The Village at Southampton (Opening Fall 2020)

    2501 Quenby Ave., Houston, TX 77005
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Assisted Living in Deer Park Texas

What Is Assisted Living?

Assisted living is a kind of senior housing for older individuals to get support with activities of daily living (ADLs). Assisted living residents typically get support with bathing, personal grooming, medication management, dressing, and meals.

Assisted living differs from a skilled nursing community where residents receive nursing care around the clock. Residents in assisted living often have access to personnel 24 hours per day but also have the opportunity to participate in engaging entertainment while enjoying a solid sense of community. The selection of care solutions provided in assisted living can vary with some communities giving support for seniors with certain medical requirements such as for example cognitive impairment from Alzheimer’s disease or a related kind of dementia, diabetes or incontinence care.

Knowing what sort of senior housing is best for you personally or your loved one can be hard. Speak with your doctor to make sure you are selecting the right degree of care or phone our Senior Living Advisors who are experts in senior care and will help you locate a senior care community in Deer Park that meets your needs.

What Solutions Are Available?

Generally, just about all assisted living facilities offer a selection of activities, amenities, meal plans, and transportation. Solutions offered in assisted living can vary greatly in each community.

Other amenities often found in assisted living include:

  • Access to medical services
  • Access to therapies on-site and off-site
  • Activities and events calendar
  • Fitness and nutrition courses
  • Housekeeping assistance, including linen services
  • Meal preparation
  • Medication supervision
  • Transportation services

How Do I Tour Assisted Living Facilities?

There are 50 assisted living communities in the wider Deer Park area. It is highly recommended that you tour at least 3 to 5 assisted living facilities before picking the best one for you as well as your loved one. Touring facilities will help you discover what options are available, and what your own preferences are, and can ultimately assist you in making a decision about what is best for a loved one. Call or contact A Place for Mom and we will help you setup a tour at your preferred community.

Here are a few of the top questions you should be all set to ask throughout your visit:

  • Are the current people friendly and happy?
  • Are there services not included in the monthly price? If so, what are they and just how much do they cost?
  • Is there a nurse available around the clock?
  • Is an initial evaluation required before entrance?
  • Is there a waitlist? If so, how long might it be before you can move in?
  • Is there a courtyard or patio for people to enjoy space outdoors?
  • What are your apartment accommodation alternatives?
  • What exactly are your billing and payment policies and procedures?
  • What does the outside of the community look like? Is it neat and tidy?
  • What is the staff-to-resident ratio? Are the staff members involved? Friendly?
  • What is your discharge plan?
  • What's your medication administration plan?
  • What kind of knowledge and training do your staff members have?

Will Medicare Pay for Assisted Living?

Medicare can play a significant role in paying for some senior care. However, it is important to comprehend what Medicare will pay for - and what it does not.

If the beneficiary has been in the hospital for at least three days, Medicare covers short-term skilled nursing care related to hospitalization for 100 days, if your doctor recommends it. However, Medicare covers only short-term, noncustodial care. This means Medicare won't cover long-term nursing home stays or assisted living. Additionally, Medicare typically will not cover memory care because the care necessary for dementia is considered custodial care. Medicare covers medically necessary skilled therapy at a nursing home only when you need short-term skilled care for an illness or injury and you meet certain conditions.

How Can I See Assisted Living Inspections and Ratings in Texas?

The state of Texas offers great access to its assisted living facility records through its Department of Health and Human Services website. Info available includes licensed assisted living facilities that are updated frequently, and information about assisted living licensing and violations.

Texas defines assisted living as providing “individualized health and personal care assistance in a homelike setting with an emphasis on personal dignity, autonomy, independence, and privacy. Facilities can be large apartment-like settings or private residences. Services include bathing, dressing, meals, administering or supervising medication, and toileting.”

In Texas, there are two primary types of assisted living. The Texas Health and Human Services licenses assisted living facilities based on residents' physical and mental ability to evacuate the building in an emergency and whether nighttime attendance is necessary.

  • Type A: Cares for residents who usually do not need routine attendance during sleeping time and are can follow directions during an emergency.
  • Type B: Residents require staff assistance to evacuate, are not capable of following directions in an emergency and need nighttime attendance.

How can I Choose the Right Assisted Living Community?

Selecting the best community requires serious thought and consideration, so invest some time when reviewing the features, guidelines, and assistance provided by those communities.

When touring a community, consider these important factors:

  • Activities: Take a look at the facility calendar of occasions. Do they match your loved one’s hobbies? Do they accept resident suggestions? Schedule your tour in conjunction with community events. Ask the manager if you can enjoy the activities as well as join in on them. Are the activities and get-togethers well attended? Do they foster a feeling of belonging? Does the staff seem to be taking pleasure in the activity as well? Do the occasions and activities vary in size and type? Do they include excursions and outings away from the community? Ask about faith based services, if it's important to you and your family.
  • Cleanliness: How does the community smell? Is the facility clean? Look beyond the obvious furnishings and have a closer look into corners, baseboards, and windows. Ask how frequently house cleaning services are provided in the personal living space. Be sure you get full details on the types of maintenance provided and the estimated response times. Ask for specifics on laundry options.
  • Friendliness: Be sure to acquire a good understanding of the staffing structure. How many people are actually involved with residents’ care? Make sure you get an introduction to the management team. It's important that you trust the property’s staff. How do staff members connect to current residents? Do they listen and make eye contact?
  • Meals: When touring facilities, it is beneficial to discuss meal alternatives and find out about dining room times, options and procedures. Is mealtime at an established period of time? Is room service available? Ask when you can join them for a meal to be sure the food is enjoyable. It's not only a great way to sample the cuisine, but it’s a great chance to meet other residents. Be sure to discuss what happens if a resident cannot get it to the dining area for a meal.
  • Go with your intuition: Can you imagine your loved one feeling comfortable here? Do you feel at ease? Are the staff and residents open, welcoming and genial? If any one of you has a bad feeling, don’t hesitate to explore different alternatives.
  • Reputation: Ask around! Seek the guidance of residents and families, past and present, for his or her honest opinions about the community. Many communities have a resident council that will be happy to answer all of your questions. You can also read a few of the 1110 family reviews on our web-site.
  • Security and safety: Security and safety features are extremely important and offer peace of mind for the caregiver, especially for seniors seeking memory care. Be sure that bathrooms are accessible and have grab bars in convenient places. Does the facility have an emergency call system in each room? What goes on if a resident does wander? Learn about other security features found in living quarters and through the entire facility. Make sure you learn about staffing routines to determine who's on-site all the time to support residents. Are there registered nurses on-site? How do staffing schedules differ during the night? How will the facility assist or manage residents’ medication requirements?

How Much Does Assisted Living Cost in Deer Park, TX?

The average cost of assisted living in Deer Park ranged from $2000 to $80370 per month, the average cost over the state of Texas in 2018 was $3,515 monthly. Costs for assisted living communities can vary widely depending on amenities, location, and services, so if the cost is an issue, consider looking into nearby suburbs and neighborhoods that may give you more flexibility in your spending budget.

For more information on assisted living costs, visit A Place for Mom’s Senior Living Cost Planner, determined by the actual prices families pay if they transfer to assisted living and it is the only cost index of its kind.

How to Purchase Assisted Living

When considering the expense of assisted living, it is necessary to see what's included in your monthly expenses. While many families experience sticker shock when beginning their search for senior living, after considering housing costs and regular utility bills, they may find a move to assisted living puts them financially ahead.

Regardless, how to finance senior care can be an obstacle for care. Many families choose to finance a move to assisted living through the sale of a residence or personal savings, but for some persons, this might not be a choice.

Here are other options that may help you pay for assisted living:

  • Life Insurance Policies: If the senior moving into assisted living has a life insurance policy, you may be in a position to liquidate the policy and receive funds right now to cover senior care costs. Different restrictions and regulations apply according to the kind of insurance plan you have, so get in touch with a financial advisor or eldercare lawyer to learn more about your alternatives.
  • Reverse Mortgages: For senior couples who need different levels of care, a reverse mortgage could be a good method for just one person to move into assisted living while another remains in the home. A reverse mortgage allows property owners aged 62 or older to borrow against their home equity. For more information, call the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to locate a reverse mortgage counseling agency near you.
  • Veterans Benefits: Many veterans are unaware that they are qualified to receive senior care benefits. One generally overlooked benefit is the Veterans Aid and Attendance, which has helped numerous families afford assisted living. To qualify, veterans must be at least 65 years old and have served at least 3 months of active duty, with at least 1 day during what the Veterans Administration considers ‘active wartime periods’. Qualifying widows and widowers of veterans can also be able to receive benefits. With the current average age of U.S. veterans at 64 years old, it’s worth it to determine if your loved one may qualify for benefits. To find out more on benefits for veterans, see our Guide to VA Benefits and Long-Term Care, or visit the VA website.

For more ideas about ways to finance your move to senior living, call A Place for Mom to talk to a Senior Living Advisor today.

5 Questions to Ask When Touring an Assisted Living Community

There’s no question that choosing an assisted living facility can be overwhelming. However, considering these five important things when considering making the move to assisted living will help you make a better-informed decision:

  1. How many staff are on hand to assist at night? Some assisted living communities offer nursing staff around the clock, while others may have more generalized help available after hours.
  2. Is there a waitlist? Here is where doing all your homework can genuinely pay off - plan ahead! Popular facilities can fill up fast. If the main one you like isn't available, enquire about the waitlist and what the facility’s plan is for administering it. Many facilities will ask for a deposit and some communities have internal lists for special care needs.
  3. Is there a patio space? Moving to assisted living will not mean you or your loved one needs to let go of a beloved backyard or patio space. If having access to a gardening area, a patio or a courtyard is important for your loved one, search for a community which offers residents that space. Various larger assisted living communities include a range of yard, with features such as BBQ places, gardens, and walking paths.
  4. What's the staff-to-resident ratio? According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 25% of assisted living facilities have a ratio of 1 personal care assistants for every 23 residents. Staffing can vary widely depending on the size of the community, so be sure to enquire about the services you are looking for. Ultimately, you want to understand if this community will provide your family member with the support they need.
  5. What services are included in the monthly price? Understand what is included in the normal fee arrangement and what might incur additional expense before signing any agreement. Some facilities use a fee-for-service model, or a la carte pricing, this means they request a monthly cost for rent and meals but additional costs for things like medication management. Others might use a tiered pricing model where different levels of care are billed differently costs.

For more information regarding what to look for when touring an assisted living facility, speak with one of Senior Living Advisors.

What Is Senior Living Like in Deer Park Texas?

People are moving to Texas in droves and it’s easy to see why. Texas includes a lower cost of living than several other popular retirement places, no personal income tax, and allows people to select from big city living or a quaint small towns. From the flourishing metroplex of Dallas or the blooming hip city of Austin to small farm towns with rolling hills, whatever you desire your retirement experience to look like, you could have it in Texas.

In terms of choosing senior living in Deer Park, TX, there are numerous things to consider, from the amount of care and support to life-style, location, and more. Texas has many options available to help you make a confident and educated decision for your loved ones.

Call A Place for Mom today - we can help relieve your stress while helping you save money and time by helping you find a place that meets your price range and care requirements.

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