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10 Best Independent Living Communities in Harris County, TX

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Photo of Brookdale West University
1212 Photos available
55 Floor plans available
9.7
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96 reviews
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When it comes to value, I would say that if your loved one is someone who takes full advantage of the services Brookdale offers, then it is a great choice. My mom does not take advantage of the exercise...
Provides: Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
If you’re ready to trade your hedge clippers for golf clubs, our independent living community might be the perfect fit for you. Because when it comes to chores, less is more—more time for you to do what you want to do.So how do you want to spend your days? Here are just a few of the fun things...
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88 Photos available
33 Floor plans available
9.4
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49 reviews
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Here the environment is great. I saw both but things that brought satisfaction to me and my family. I would like to thank the staff for always showing up when dad needed assistance with anything and always...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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,...
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1717 Photos available
1010 Floor plans available
9.4
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26 reviews
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The food is very good but the wait time has become an issue as they have less dining staff than in the past. Would be nice if they offered more outings to the arts. Also working on building maintenance is...
Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Providing excellent service, a professional approach and a willingness to go the extra mile every day allows our team to surpass other retirement communities.' Located in a distinctive neighborhood, The Village of Tanglewood is a five story mid-rise community with easy access to theaters, the...
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88 Photos available
44 Floor plans available
9.4
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61 reviews
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It is apparent they genuinely care about their residents. They strive to meet all of their needs: physical, emotional, and social. Offering options for most meals would be helpful.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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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2020 Photos available
2121 Floor plans available
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The overall experience so far has been a 5. I have been very happy with the Belmont Village Hunters Creek community, and there has been no problems whatsoever. I would recommend this community to other...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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...
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1010 Photos available
88 Floor plans available
9.0
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We are very satisfied with everything. Staff understands the emotions of the home finding process. They made us feel at ease. Morningstar has prices that were comparable to places didn't offer the same level...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Houston seniors deserve the very best. If you are looking for the most exceptional assisted living Houston offers, we invite you to consider the contemporary styling of MorningStar Assisted Living and Memory Care at River Oaks, in the Upper Kirby District. MorningStar provides residents with...
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Photo of The Farrington at Tanglewood
1818 Photos available
1414 Floor plans available
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87 reviews
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I recently moved my mom into an apartment here and she is doing so well! She is making friends and is feeling like she is a part of a community. She LOVES the food. The care givers have been responsive and...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
The Farrington at Tanglewood is a prominent senior living community in Houston, Texas that offers assisted living and memory care services. Houston is a family-friendly city that is home to several museums, eclectic shopping, and diverse dining choices. There is something for everyone to enjoy in...
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I had several recommendations to visit Emerson Pine before I made my move from my apartment of seven years. The staff was very cordial and informative about the choices. I could have in a one-bedroom or two...
Provides: Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
“The sense of community we share gives our residents the opportunity to thrive and continue their lives and stories in a positive direction.” Nestled in a quiet residential area, The Gardens at Spring Shadows is conveniently located in Spring Branch at Kempwood Drive and Gessner Road.Our gated...
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2222 Photos available
1818 Floor plans available
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It was a really nice experience. The Village of River Oaks gave us peace of mind and the ability to sleep at night knowing our loved one was being taken care of. When you get down to it, everything is...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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...
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1414 Photos available
8.0
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9 reviews
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It's been great. The food is more home based. It's excellent, healthy and smells delicious. They have a home-style kitchen and tables. My loved one is out of the room and interacting with others. The value...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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Photo of The Forum at Memorial Woods
1919 Photos available
7.6
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37 reviews
7.6
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37 reviews
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What I like the most about the The Forum at Memorial Woods is the friendliness of the residents and the library that they have. They also have an indoor pool. Based on the experience I have had so far, I...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
The Forum at Memorial Woods, offering Independent Living, Assisted Living, Alzheimer's Care and Respite short term care, is an independent full-service community with luxury high rise apartments, which include spectacular views of the city skylines.Independent livingin independent living, ideal...
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Photo of The Doliver of Tanglewood
1313 Photos available
22 Floor plans available
7.5
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14 reviews
7.5
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14 reviews
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When it comes to the meals and dining service what they have fixed so far is quite good, but the menu doesn't usually change for months. Based on the experience I have had so far with the Anthology of...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Welcome to a world of designer living, resort amenities and complete freedom. Active adult living at its finest, leasing allows for care free living. Your new home will expand to 15,000 sqft living and entertaining space; infinity pool, court yards, dog park, gym, wine tasting lounge, media room,...
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Photo of Brookdale Galleria
88 Photos available
7.2
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32 reviews
7.2
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32 reviews
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My family member loves it there so far. The staff are very attentive. In your search, I recommend looking at the length of time that the employees have been there. At Brookdale Galleria, they have a lot...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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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Photo of The Village of the Heights
1818 Photos available
77 Floor plans available
2.0
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22 reviews
2.0
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22 reviews
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Really the only problem has been proper administering of medications, due to the fact that they're short-staffed. Since I've talked with the manager, there haven't been any other mistakes. The foods is...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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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My mom was at The Cottages for 6 months before she passed away last July. We couldn’t have found a better place for her. She had advanced dementia that my father and I had been dealing with for about two...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
The Cottage of Spring Branch is licensed by the state of Texas in assisted living and certified in Alzheimer’s care and related dementia care. Our trained staff is geared specifically for the challenges that Alzheimer’s and related dementia present. We take pride in offering senior care that is...
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2020 Floor plans available
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Overall it was a good experience for us. Our loved one had a short stay of approximately 3 months here. The food was really good, with a healthy menu. There are a lot of activities for the residents to...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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It was a little bit of a rocky start in the beginning but the friendliness of the staff members have been very good. We assume the meals are great because our loved one has gained a decent amount of weight....
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Photo of Good Living Community Care
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We chose Good Living Community Care because of the convenient location and they worked really hard to get my dad into dialysis. The room sizes here were pretty good for what he needed. As assisted living, I...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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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Provides: Senior Apartments
Care types provided by this community
Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Provides: Senior Apartments
Care types provided by this community
Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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My mom was at the heights tower for several years. It was a pretty good place but they are beginning a remodeling of the whole place, trying to redo every apartment. It looked like it was up in the air how...
Provides: Senior Apartments
Care types provided by this community
Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Photo of Clearwater at The Heights
2020 Photos available
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Clearwater at The Heights offers you a warm and welcoming senior living experience with luxurious services and amenities that put it a cut above the rest. You’ll feel at home right away with our friendly team members and residents, bright and spacious apartments, and community perks like a heated...
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I don't understand these other reviews here because I have a totally different experience at the Pinemont Apartments. People here in the office are friendly and very helpful. In fact the first person I...
Provides: Senior Apartments
Care types provided by this community
Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Provides: Senior Apartments
Care types provided by this community
Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

What families are saying about independent living in Harris County

Recent reviews for independent living in Harris County

The Heritage Tomball Senior Living

3.4
I would highly recommend the community to others for their loved ones. This is a clean and friendly place with good services. It is a good value for the money. The food isn't individually as targeted as my loved one would like.

Brookdale Shadowlake in Houston, TX

4.6
Very welcoming staff and community. They have learned the names of my brothers and my children and they greet us by name whenever we show up. They treat my mother and us with kindness, dignity, and respect. The food has been wonderful - good variety and nice quality.We really liked the size of ...
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Atria Cinco Ranch in Katy, TX

3.6
This community appeals to the needs of the most residents as possible. The community is kept very clean, and the staff and fellow residents are very friendly and fun to be around. The activities are quite varied.

Cost of independent living in Harris County, TX

The average cost of senior living in Harris County is 4072.74 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Jacinto City, TX with an average of 3967.69 per month.

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Harris County, TX vs. nearby counties

Harris County, TX

$4,073/mo

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What is independent living?

Independent living offers a stress-free lifestyle for older adults. Independent living communities don’t provide personal care or supervision, but do offer generally healthy adults opportunities for socialization and hassle-free living. Independent living services often include:

  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Social activities and outings
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