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Senior housing types near Sugar Land, TX

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Greatwood

    Greatwood

    7001 Riverbrook Drive, Sugar Land, TX 77479
    (41)
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    Located in Eastern Fort Bend County 20 miles southwest of Houston, Greatwood Retirement and Assisted Living Community offers the lifestyle that's just right for you. With proximity to expansive parkland, numerous golf courses and the acclaimed Museum of Southern History, this peaceful and...

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  • Maritt Senior Living

    13534 Fernhill Drive, Sugar Land, TX 77498
    (5)
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    Maritt Senior Living is a senior care home located in Sugar Land, TX in Fort Bend County. Sugar Land has been dubbed 'One of the Best Cities to Live' in the United States as well as one of the safest. Located just 25 miles from downtown Houston, residents have access to some of the best eateries and...

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  • Arbor Vista at Nantucket

    13218 Nantucket Drive, Sugar Land, TX 77478
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    Home Sweet Home Home Sweet Home is a residential care home located in Sugar Land, TX, in Fort Bend County. Sugar Land is located just southwest of Houston and was originally founded as a sugar plantation, thus the name. It is the largest city in Fort Bend County. It is home to many man made lakes,...

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  • Optimum Personal Care - Sugar Land

    1110 Lakeview Dr., Sugar Land, TX 77478
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    Located in Sugar Land, Fort Bend County, Texas, Optimum Personal Care-Sugar Land is an assisted living community specialized in memory care. The center is huddled up in a three acre piece of land that is well landscaped and manicured to create a tranquil ambience. Situated in a cozy environment the...

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  • Combined Glory Assisted Living Facility

    13909 Skyview Dr, Sugar Land, TX 77498
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    Nestled in the family oriented community of Sugarland Texas, Combined Glory Assisted Living facility opened its doors November 1, 2014. Owned by two nurses with a combined 20 years of nursing experience, Combined Glory is a premier ALF in the community. This 7,000 square foot facility sits on 1.5...

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  • Optimum Personal Care - Sugar Land Phase II (Opening Fall 2019)

    1110 Lakeview Dr., Sugar Land, TX 77478
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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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  • 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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  • The Delaney at Parkway Lakes

    The Delaney at Parkway Lakes

    21700 Bellaire Blvd, Richmond, TX 77407
    (11)
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    Welcome to retirement living the way it is meant to be. At The Delaney at Parkway Lakes , you can enjoy life on your own terms. Take your pick from comfortable and spacious one-bedroom and two-bedroom floor plans, each designed with the casual elegance that's so popular today. Bright, sunny...

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  • God Love Assisted Living Homes

    God Love Assisted Living Homes

    9131 Gianna Ct, Houston, TX 77083
    (2)
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    Our administrator is a Medical Doctor and has been practiced general internal medicine for over 20 years. She supervises the caregivers. We also have physicians & nurse that come to see our residents at our facility. Our staff members and caregivers have over 30 years combined experience in senior...

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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 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • Brookdale Shadowlake

    Brookdale Shadowlake

    2835 Shadowbriar Drive, Houston, TX 77077
    (50)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    When you need the right care at the right time, we’re here for you and your family. If you’re living a mostly independent lifestyle, but you could use an extra hand with some of your day-to-day activities, our community with both assisted living and memory care could be right for you. With assisted...

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  • Autumn Years Assisted Living Facility

    Autumn Years Assisted Living Facility

    2111 Willow Lake Drive, Houston, TX 77077
    (10)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Improving the Quality of Life of Our Elderly Loved Ones Here at Autumn Years, we are dedicated to providing comfort, security, and quality daily living for our elderly residents. Our Personal Assisted Living facility offers a home-like environment and a cheerful family-like atmosphere for our...

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  • Clayton Oaks Living

    Clayton Oaks Living

    21175 SW Freeway, Richmond, TX 77469
    (21)
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    Clayton Oaks Living is a community designed for senior residents which is located in the rustic town of Richmond, Fort Bend County, Texas. Our captivating assisted living community is designed to provide freedom, independence, and choice, while still maintaining comfort, safety, and relaxation....

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  • Treemont Health Care Center

    Treemont Health Care Center

    2501 B Westerland Dr, Houston, TX 77063
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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 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 Legacy at Long Meadow

    The Legacy at Long Meadow

    10403 Mason Road, Richmond, TX 77406
    (1)
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    Luxury Assisted Living and Memory Care in Pecan Grove Near Pecan Grove and Rosenberg, nestled in the heart of Long Meadow Farms on Mason Road, and just southwest of the newly-extended Grand Parkway is The Legacy. The Legacy at Long Meadow is an assisted living and memory care community providing...

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  • Agape Heritage Home

    Agape Heritage Home

    1911 Grand Willow Lane, Richmond, TX 77469
    (16)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    I have the pleasure of introducing to you, our homes and services. We are a responsible assisted living and memory care home(s) serving the Sugarland / Richmond and Katy / West Houston areas. We operate two (2) locations (Sugarland / Richmond & Katy / West Houston areas). We are a TX licensed type...

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  • Agape Heritage Home #2

    Agape Heritage Home #2

    20334 Memorial Pass Drive, Katy, TX 77450
    (5)
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    About Agape Heritage Home I have the pleasure of introducing to you, our homes and services. We are a responsible assisted living and memory care home(s) serving the Sugarland / Richmond and Katy / West Houston areas. We operate two (2) locations (Sugarland / Richmond & Katy / West Houston areas)....

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Comfy Home

    Comfy Home

    7214 Wooded Lake Lane, Richmond, TX 77407
    (1)
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    Located in Cinco Ranch and Lakemont area of Katy, Texas, Comfy Home welcomes those who are no longer able to live independently, but desire the comfort of a home setting.  Comfy Home provides 24 hour care for people who need custodial attention, medical supervision and require assistance with...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Sunrise of Cinco Ranch

    Sunrise of Cinco Ranch

    21939 Cinco Ranch Boulevard, Katy, TX 77450
    (28)
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    No one champions quality of life for seniors like Sunrise. We've devoted 30 years to refining our resident-centered care, building the most passionate and skilled teams who get to know our residents, and filling every community with the special touches of home. Relationship-based Care Our designated...

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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 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 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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  • Colonial Oaks Assisted Living and Memory Care in Katy

    Colonial Oaks Assisted Living and Memory Care in Katy

    21601 Provincial Blvd, Katy, TX 77450
    (14)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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 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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  • Evergreen Cottages Magnolia

    Evergreen Cottages Magnolia

    21605 Provincial Blvd, Katy, TX 77450
    (2)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    "A heart-centered approach to providing the highest quality of care.' Evergreen Cottages is a 16 Bed Assisted Living Community specializing in care for Individuals with all types of Dementia's and Alzheimer's. We have Purpose Built our Residential Communities to better serve those in need of Memory...

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  • Evergreen Cottages Jasmine

    Evergreen Cottages Jasmine

    21609 Provincial Blvd, Katy, TX 77450
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    "A heart-centered approach to providing the highest quality of care.' Evergreen Cottages is a 16 Bed Assisted Living Community specializing in care for Individuals with all types of Dementia's and Alzheimer's. We have Purpose Built our Residential Communities to better serve those in need of Memory...

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  • Brookdale Spring Shadows

    Brookdale Spring Shadows

    9889 Kempwood Drive, Houston, TX 77080
    (25)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Go do the things you love, and let us help with the rest. If you’re looking to redefine your independence with a little extra help, our senior living community with both assisted living and memory care could be the right fit for you. Here you’ll have the care you need when you need it. Plus, you’ll...

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  • Galway Meadows Care Home

    Galway Meadows Care Home

    3607 Galway Lane, Houston, TX 77080
    (25)
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    We pride ourselves in being a family run residential care home that offers a safe and feel at home environment. Our family provides care and services that your loved ones need for their daily living activities. you'll be pleased to know that our friendly and professional staff will be there for you...

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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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  • Always Home at Saddlehorn

    Always Home at Saddlehorn

    2635 Saddlehorn Trail, Katy, TX 77494
    (25)
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    Our Personalized Assisted Living approach focuses on: Listening to our residents. Recognizing those services and offerings that are essential to them. Integrating additional items they desire into every viable aspect of their life at our community. Respecting individual preferences. Through...

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  • Legacy at Falcon Point

    Legacy at Falcon Point

    1520 Katy Gap Rd, Katy, TX 77494
    (27)
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    There's Nothing More Boring Than ORDINARY Assisted Living. What does Assisted Living mean to you? Probably seniors occupying their time in a nice building and cared for by professionals. And, that's exactly what everyone has come to expect. It's normal, predictable and not very exciting. Now...

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Assisted Living in Sugar Land Texas

Exactly what is Assisted Living?

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

Assisted living differs from a skilled nursing community where occupants receive nursing care night and day. Residents in assisted living usually have access to personnel 24 hours per day but also have the option to participate in engaging activities while enjoying a solid sense of community. The selection of care offerings provided in assisted living may differ with some communities offering support for seniors with particular medical requirements such as cognitive impairment from Alzheimer’s disease or a related sort of dementia, diabetes or incontinence care and attention.

Knowing what sort of senior housing is best for you personally or your loved one can be complicated. Speak with your doctor to ensure you are choosing the right level of care or contact our Senior Living Advisors who are experts in senior care and can help you discover a senior care community in Sugar Land that meets your needs.

What Solutions Are Available?

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

Other amenities often seen in assisted living include:

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

How Do I Tour Assisted Living Facilities?

There are 50 assisted living communities in the wider Sugar Land vicinity. It is strongly suggested that you tour at least 3 to 5 assisted living facilities before finding the right one for you and your loved one. Touring communities will help you discover what options can be found, and what your own personal preferences are, and will ultimately assist you in making a decision about what is most useful for a family member. Call or contact A Place for Mom and we will help you set up a tour at your desired community.

Here are a few of the top questions you'll want to be prepared to ask during your tour:

  • Are the current occupants friendly and content?
  • Will there be services not included in the monthly rate? If so, what are they and how much do they cost?
  • Is a nurse available night and day?
  • Is an initial assessment required before admission?
  • Will there be a waitlist? If so, how long will it be before you can move in?
  • Will there be a courtyard or patio for residents to enjoy space outdoors?
  • What exactly are your apartment accommodation options?
  • What are your billing and monthly payment policies and procedures?
  • What does the exterior of the community look like? Is it neat and tidy?
  • What is the staff-to-resident ratio? Are the staff members engaged? Friendly?
  • What's your discharge plan?
  • What is your medication administration policy?
  • What kind of experience and training do your employees have?

Will Medicare Pay for Assisted Living?

Medicare can play a crucial role in paying for some senior care. However, it is necessary 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 associated with hospitalization for up to 100 days, if your doctor recommends it. However, Medicare covers only short-term, non-custodial care. Therefore Medicare won't cover long-term nursing home stays or assisted living. Additionally, Medicare typically does not cover memory care as the care needed for dementia is widely seen as 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 usage of its assisted living community records through its Department of Health and Human Services website. Info available includes licensed assisted living communities that are updated regularly, and information regarding 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 facility in an crisis and whether nighttime attendance is required.

  • Type A: Cares for residents who do not require 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 within an emergency and require 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 evaluating the abilities, procedures, and solutions provided by those communities.

When touring a facility, consider these important factors:

  • Activities: Take a look at the community calendar of occasions. Do they match your loved one’s hobbies? Do they allow resident suggestions? Schedule your tour together with community events. Ask the manager if you can watch the entertainment or even participate. Are the activities and entertainment well attended? Do they foster a feeling of belonging? Does the staff seem to be enjoying the activity also? Do the get-togethers and activities vary in size and type? Do they include excursions and outings away from the community? Enquire about religious services, if it is important to your family.
  • Cleanliness: How does the community smell? Is the facility clean? Look beyond the visible furniture and take a closer look into corners, baseboards, and windows. Ask how frequently housekeeping services are supplied in the personal living space. Be sure you get total information on the types of service given and the expected response times. Ask for specifics on laundry assistance.
  • Friendliness: Be sure to get a good knowledge of the staffing routine. Just how many people are truly involved in residents’ care? Be 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 pay attention and make eye contact?
  • Meals: When visiting communities, it is necessary to discuss meal selections and find out about dining room times, options and procedures. Is mealtime at a predetermined time? Is room service available? Ask if you can join them for meals 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 people. Make sure to discuss what happens if a resident cannot make it to the dining area for meals.
  • Depend on your instincts: Can you imagine your family member feeling comfortable here? Do you feel at ease? Are the staff and residents open, inviting and amiable? If one of you has a bad feeling, don’t hesitate to explore different possibilities.
  • Reputation: Ask around! Seek the advice of residents and families, former and present, regarding honest thoughts about the community. Many facilities have a resident council which will be happy to answer any of your questions. You can also read a few of the 1079 family reviews on our web-site.
  • Safety and Security: Safety and security features are very important and offer reassurance for the caregiver, especially for seniors seeking memory care. Make sure that bathrooms are accessible and also have grab bars in convenient locations. Does the facility have an emergency call system in each apartment? What happens if a resident does wander? Find out about other safe practices features in living quarters and throughout the facility. Be sure you find out about staffing patterns to determine who is on-site all the time to support residents. Are there registered nurses on-site? How do staffing routines differ at night? How does the community assist or manage residents’ medication needs?

How Much Does Assisted Living Cost in Sugar Land, TX?

The average cost of assisted living in Sugar Land 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 may differ widely based on features, area, and services, so if the cost is an issue, consider looking at near by areas and locations that may give you more versatility in your spending budget.

To learn more on assisted living costs, visit A Place for Mom’s Senior Living Cost Planner, determined by the actual prices families pay when 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 expenses. While many families encounter 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 pay for 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 people, this might not be a choice.

Listed below 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 able to liquidate the policy and receive funds immediately to cover senior care costs. Different restrictions and regulations apply depending on the kind of insurance plan you have, so call a financial advisor or eldercare attorney to find out more about your options.
  • Reverse Mortgages: For senior couples who require different levels of care, a reverse mortgage can be a good approach 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. To learn more, get in touch with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to find a reverse mortgage counseling agency near you.
  • Veterans Benefits: Many veterans are unaware they are qualified to receive senior care benefits. One often 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 one 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 discover if your family member may be eligible for benefits. To learn more about benefits for veterans, see our Guide to VA Benefits and Long-Term Care, or go to the VA website.

For extra ideas about how to finance your move to senior living, get in touch with 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. Even so, considering these five considerations when thinking about 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 facilities provide nursing staff around the clock, while others may have more generalized help available after hours.
  2. Will there be a waitlist? Here's where doing your homework can really pay off - plan ahead! Popular facilities can fill fast. If the main one you like isn't available, enquire about the waitlist and what the community’s guideline is for handling it. Many communities will ask for a deposit plus some communities have internal lists for special health 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 back garden or patio space. If accessing a gardening area, an outdoor patio or a courtyard is going to be very important to your loved one, search for a facility that provides residents that space. Various larger assisted living communities offer a selection of yard, with features such as for example 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 assistants for each 23 residents. Staffing can vary widely depending on the size of the facility, so be certain to enquire about the features you are searching for. Ultimately, you intend to find out if this community will provide your family member with the support they need.
  5. What services are as part of the monthly charge? Understand what is usually included in the normal fee arrangement and what might incur additional expense before signing any contract. 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 charges for things like medication management. Others may use a tiered pricing model where different levels of care are billed differently charges.

For more info on what to search for when touring an assisted living community, speak with one of Senior Living Advisors.

What Is Senior Living Like in Sugar Land Texas?

People are moving to Texas in droves and it’s easy to see why. Texas has a lower cost of living than several other popular retirement destinations, no personal income tax, and allows people to pick from big city living or a quaint little towns. From the growing metroplex of Dallas or the blooming hip community of Austin to smaller farm areas with rolling hills, whatever you want your retirement experience to look like, you could have it in Texas.

When it comes to choosing senior living in Sugar Land, TX, there are lots of things to consider, from the amount of health care and support to lifestyle, location, and more. Texas has many options available so that you can make a confident and informed decision for your family.

Call A Place for Mom today - we are able to help relieve your worry while saving you money and time by helping you find a place that meets your price range and care requirements.

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