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Senior housing types near Pearland, TX

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Trinity Oaks of Pearland

    3033 Pearland Pkwy, Pearland, TX 77581
    (19)
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Village of Meyerland

    The Village of Meyerland

    4141 North Braeswood Boulevard, Houston, TX 77025
    (27)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • 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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  • The Gardens of Bellaire

    The Gardens of Bellaire

    4620 Bellaire Boulevard, Bellaire, TX 77401
    (35)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • 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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  • The Village of River Oaks

    The Village of River Oaks

    1015 S Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77019
    (7)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • 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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  • 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 Avenues of Fort Bend

    The Avenues of Fort Bend

    3505 FM 1092 Rd, Missouri City, TX 77459
    (17)
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    Oyster Creek Senior Living is an assisted living community located in Missouri City, Fort Bend County, Texas. It is a part of the Houston metropolitan area. Missouri City takes great pride in its restaurants, shopping and diverse community events. Oyster Creek incorporates progressive thinking and...

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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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  • Bedford Residence Assisted Living

    Bedford Residence Assisted Living

    11718 Bedford St, Houston, TX 77031
    (10)
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    Bedford Residence Serving Harris, Fort Bend, and Montgomery Counties for over 30 years, the Bedford Residence, located in Houston, Texas, is a residential care home dedicated to serving the needs of seniors. Whether you are a fan of the theater or a sports fan, the Bedford Residence is the perfect...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Colonial Oaks Senior Living at First Colony

    Colonial Oaks Senior Living at First Colony

    13825 Lexington Blvd, Sugar Land, TX 77478
    (9)
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Hampton at Meadows Place

    The Hampton at Meadows Place

    11919 West Airport Boulevard, Meadows Place, TX 77477
    (71)
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    The Hampton an SLC managed property is an affordable 5 star Resort Type Assisted Living and Memory Care Community. It sits on 17 acres of property near Stafford and Sugarland with ample parking and loads of green space, flower gardens, swimming pool designed for aqua exercise, outdoor seating,...

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  • Brookdale Sugar Land

    Brookdale Sugar Land

    151 Commerce Green Boulevard, Sugar Land, TX 77478
    (52)
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    When you’re here, you’re home. If you’re living a mostly independent lifestyle, but you could use an extra hand with some of your day-to-day activities, our senior living community with both assisted living and memory care just outside of Houston could be right for you. Here you get to redefine your...

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  • The Pines at Bellaire (Opening Fall 2019)

    The Pines at Bellaire (Opening Fall 2019)

    12420 Bellaire Blvd, Houston, TX 77072
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    The Pines at Bellaire is an Asian inspired, culturally authentic community that offers carefully curated décor, integrated Feng Shui principals in architecture and landscaping, authentic Asian cuisine and engaging traditional activities. Our multilingual staff is focused on providing the highest...

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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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  • Inspired Living at Sugar Land

    Inspired Living at Sugar Land

    6400 Oilfield Rd, Sugar Land, TX 77479
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    Inspired Living at Sugar Land is a vibrant and innovative community that offers assisted living, memory care, and independent living options. Whether you are active and independent, need a little assistance, or require personalized memory care, you can be assured that we will help design a rewarding...

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  • Atria Sugar Land

    Atria Sugar Land

    1401 Soldiers Field Drive, Sugar Land, TX 77479
    (24)
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    At Atria Sugar Land, you'll receive exceptional care from our tenured staff and enjoy many opportunities for entertainment and relaxation. Make new friends on weekly outings to restaurants, museums, and local attractions, including Houston Astros games and Historic Galveston. Entertain family on the...

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  • Atria Westchase

    Atria Westchase

    11424 Richmond Avenue, Houston, TX 77082
    (49)
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    Atria Westchase blends a busy social scene with the comforts of southern hospitality. Participate in educational and cultural activities or relax and enjoy amenities like our cozy living room with large fireplace, reading center and computer room. Our convenient location adds to the appeal of Atria...

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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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  • Landon Ridge at Sugar Land Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Landon Ridge at Sugar Land Assisted Living & Memory Care

    770 Brooks Street, Sugar Land, TX 77478
    (13)
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    Landon Ridge at Sugar Land is an assisted living community located in beautiful Sugar Land, Fort Bend County, Texas. Sugar Land consistently ranks as one of the best cities to live in America as well as one of the safest. Our town is minutes from Houston, but there are many beautiful green spaces...

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  • Brookdale Memorial Oaks

    Brookdale Memorial Oaks

    1414 Sandy Springs Road, Houston, TX 77042
    (35)
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    If you’re living a mostly independent lifestyle, but you could use an extra hand with some of your day-to-day activities, we can help. With both assisted living and Alzheimer’s and dementia care on one campus, at our senior living community in Houston, Texas, you’ll have the care you need when you...

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  • The Abbey at Westminster Plaza

    The Abbey at Westminster Plaza

    2865 Westminster Plaza Dr, Houston, TX 77082
    (69)
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    The Abbey at Westminster Plaza is one of Houston's finest Assisted Living and Memory Enhancement Communities. We are pleased to also offer the newest and finest Luxury Independent Living Retirement Community, adjacent to the Assisted Living Community in West Houston. Family owned and operated by a...

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Assisted Living in Pearland Texas

Exactly what is Assisted Living?

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

Assisted living differs from a skilled nursing community where people receive nursing care night and day. Residents in assisted living often have access to personnel 24 hours per day but likewise have the choice to take part in engaging entertainment while enjoying a strong sense of community. The range of care offerings provided in assisted living may differ with some communities offering support for seniors with certain medical needs such as cognitive impairment from Alzheimer’s disease or a related kind of dementia, diabetes or incontinence care.

Knowing what kind of senior housing is most beneficial for you personally or your loved one can be challenging. Speak with your doctor to ensure you are choosing the right degree of care or phone our Senior Living Advisors who are experts in senior care and can help you locate a senior care community in Pearland that meets your needs.

What Services Are Available?

Generally, most assisted living facilities offer a variety of activities, amenities, meal plans, and transportation. Solutions offered in assisted living may differ greatly in each facility.

Other features often found in assisted living include:

  • Usage of medical services
  • Access to therapies on-site and off-site
  • Activities and events calendar
  • Exercise and nutrition courses
  • Housekeeping services, including linen services
  • Meal preparation
  • Medication management
  • Transportation services

How Do I Tour Assisted Living Facilities?

There are 50 assisted living communities in the wider Pearland vicinity. It is strongly suggested that you tour at least three to five assisted living facilities before picking the best one for you and your loved one. Touring communities will help you discover what options are available, and what your personal preferences are, and can ultimately assist you in making a decision about what is ideal for a family member. Call or call A Place for Mom and we will help you setup a tour at your desired community.

Below are a few of the top questions you need to be all set to ask throughout your tour:

  • Are the current people friendly and content?
  • Will there be services not included in the monthly rate? If so, what exactly are they and just how much will 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 will it be before you can move in?
  • Will there be a courtyard or patio for people to enjoy space outdoors?
  • What are your apartment accommodation options?
  • What are your billing and payment policies and procedures?
  • What does the outside of the community look like? Is it orderly and tidy?
  • What is the staff-to-resident ratio? Are the staff members engaged? Friendly?
  • What's your discharge policy?
  • What's your medication administration plan?
  • What sort of know-how and training do your personnel have?

Will Medicare Pay for Assisted Living?

Medicare can play a significant role in paying for some senior care. However, it is crucial to understand what Medicare pays for - and what it does not.

If the beneficiary has been in a medical facility for at least three days, Medicare covers short-term skilled nursing care related to hospitalization for up to 100 days, if your doctor recommends it. However, Medicare covers only short-term, non-custodial care. Therefore Medicare will not cover long-term nursing home stays or assisted living. Additionally, Medicare typically will not cover memory care because the care needed for dementia is viewed as custodial care. Medicare covers medically necessary skilled health care at a nursing home only if you require short-term skilled care for an illness or injury and you meet selected conditions.

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

The state of Texas offers great usage of its assisted living community records through its Department of Health and Human Services website. Data available includes licensed assisted living facilities that are updated regularly, and information regarding assisted living licensing and violations.

Texas defines assisted living as featuring “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 required.

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

How can I Choose the Right Assisted Living Community?

Choosing the right community requires significant planning and consideration, so invest some time when assessing the abilities, guidelines, and services which is available from those communities.

When touring a community, consider these important factors:

  • Activities: Check out the facility calendar of activities. Do they meet your loved one’s hobbies? Do they take in resident contributions? Schedule your tour in conjunction with facility get-togethers. Ask the manager if you can enjoy the entertainment and even participate. Are the activities and occasions well attended? Do they foster a feeling of belonging? Does the staff seem to be enjoying the activity as well? Do the get-togethers and entertainment vary in size and type? Do they include excursions and outings away from the community? Enquire about spiritual services, if it's important to your family.
  • Cleanliness: How does the community smell? Is the community clean? Look beyond the obvious fixtures and take a closer look into edges, baseboards, and windows. Ask how frequently housekeeping services are furnished in the private living space. Be sure to get total information on the types of repair provided and the estimated response times. Ask for specifics on laundry assistance.
  • Friendliness: Make sure to get a good knowledge of the staffing structure. Just how many people are actually involved with residents’ care? Be sure you receive an introduction to the management team. It is important that you trust the property’s staff. How do staff members interact with current residents? Do they listen and make eye contact?
  • Meals: When visiting facilities, it is important to go over entree options and learn about dining room hours, options and procedures. Is mealtime at a set time? Is room service made available? Ask if you can join them for a meal to be sure the food is enjoyable. Not only is it a great way to sample the cuisine, but it’s a great opportunity to meet other residents. Make sure you discuss what happens if a resident is unable to make it to the dining area for meals.
  • Depend on your instincts: Can you imagine your loved one feeling comfortable here? Do you feel at ease? Are the staff and residents receptive, inviting and genial? If one of you has a bad sense, don’t hesitate to explore additional alternatives.
  • Reputation: Ask around! Seek the advice of residents and family members, former and present, for their honest beliefs about the facility. Many facilities have a resident council that'll be happy to respond to any of your questions. You can also read some of the 1346 family reviews on our website.
  • Security and safety: Security and safety features are extremely important and offer reassurance for the caregiver, especially for seniors seeking memory care. Be sure that bathrooms are accessible and also have grab bars in convenient places. Does the facility have an emergency call system in each unit? What goes on if a resident does wander? Find out about other basic safety features in living quarters and throughout the community. Be sure you learn about staffing routines to determine who is on-site all the time to help residents. Are there registered nurses on-site? How do staffing patterns differ during the night? How does the community assist or manage residents’ medication needs?

How Much Does Assisted Living Cost in Pearland, TX?

The average cost of assisted living in Pearland ranged from $2000 to $80370 monthly, the average cost over the state of Texas in 2018 was $3,515 monthly. Costs for assisted living communities can vary widely based on amenities, area, and services, so if the cost ıs definitely a concern, consider looking into surrounding areas and neighborhoods that may give you more versatility in your spending budget.

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

How to Pay for Assisted Living

When considering the price of assisted living, it is important to see what is included in your monthly bills. While many families encounter sticker shock when starting 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 purchase senior care is definitely an obstacle for care. Many families plan 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.

Listed below are other options that will assist you pay for assisted living:

  • Life Insurance Policies: If the senior moving into assisted living possesses a life insurance policy, you may be in a position to liquidate the policy and receive funds now to cover senior care costs. Different restrictions and regulations apply based on the kind of policy you have, so call a financial advisor or eldercare lawyer to discover more about your alternatives.
  • Reverse Mortgages: For senior couples who need unique degrees of care, a reverse mortgage can be a good method for just one person to move into assisted living while another remains in the home. A reverse mortgage allows homeowners aged 62 or older to borrow on their home equity. To learn more, call the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to locate a reverse mortgage counseling agency in your area.
  • Veterans Benefits: Many veterans are unaware that they are eligible for senior care benefits. One often overlooked benefit is the Veterans Aid and Attendance, which has helped a large number of families afford assisted living. To qualify, veterans must be at least 65 years old and have served at least 90 days of active duty, with at least 1 day during what the Veterans Administration considers ‘active wartime periods’. Qualifying widows and widowers of veterans may also be able to receive benefits. With the current average age of U.S. veterans at 64 years old, it’s worth it to find out if your loved one may qualify for benefits. To find out more about benefits for veterans, see our Guide to VA Benefits and Long-Term Care, or visit the VA website.

For further ideas about ways to finance your move to senior living, call A Place for Mom to speak 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 community 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 available to assist at night? Some assisted living facilities provide nursing staff around the clock, while others may have more generalized help on hand after hours.
  2. Will there be a waitlist? Here's where doing all your homework can really pay off - plan ahead! Popular communities can fill 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. Will there be a patio space? Moving to assisted living does not mean you or your loved one needs to give up a favorite garden or patio space. If having access to a gardening area, a patio or a courtyard is very important to your loved one, visit a facility that provides residents that space. Many larger assisted living communities offer a range of yard, with features such as BBQ areas, gardens, and strolling 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 associates 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 interested in. Ultimately, you would like to find out if this facility 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 basic fee structure and what might incur additional expense before signing any deal. Some facilities use a fee-for-service model, or a la carte pricing, which means they charge a monthly charge for rent and meals but additional costs for things like medication management. Others might use a tiered pricing model where different degrees of care are billed differently service fees.

For more information about what to look for when visiting an assisted living community, speak with one of Senior Living Advisors.

What Is Senior Living Like in Pearland Texas?

People are moving to Texas in droves and it’s easy to see why. Texas has a lower cost of living than various other popular retirement places, no personal income tax, and allows folks to select from big city living or a quaint little communities. From the booming metroplex of Dallas or the thriving hip city of Austin to smaller farm villages with rolling hills, whatever you want your retirement experience to look like, you could have it in Texas.

With regards to choosing senior living in Pearland, TX, there are numerous points to consider, from the level of care and support to life style, location, and more. Texas has many choices available in order to make a confident and informed 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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