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Reunion Court of the Woodlands

1730 Woodstead Ct, The Woodlands, TX 77380

3.9
(53 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Reunion Court of The Woodlands offers both assisted living and compassionate memory care in a peaceful wooded setting. We are located in The Woodlands, Texas. We are off Six Pines Dr. and Woodlands Parkway, just south of the Woodlands Mall and north of the Woodlands Country Club.Both our private...

Spring Creek Village

20305 Holzwarth Road, Spring, TX 77388

3.7
(59 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Spring Creek Village offers the finest senior living experience for those needing assisted living or memory care support services in the Spring, The Woodlands and Cypress areas. Come see how our caring team can provide a wonderful home environment for you or your loved ones.

Carriage Inn - Conroe

750 Longmire Rd, Conroe, TX 77304

4.7
(44 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Embark on the best years of your life with Carriage Inn. Enjoy active senior living at its finest and discover our LOVE, FUN and WOW! Our convenient location near beautiful Lake Conroe is within easy reach of the Woodlands, Spring and Montgomery. Imagine a cruise ship on land, where you can live...

Landon Ridge at Sugar Land Independent Living

744 Brooks Street, Sugar Land, TX 77478

4.3
(49 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Watercrest at Sugarland provides seniors with an independent living community in Sugar Land, TX. This community is available for those who would like to live on their own in a supportive home. Sugar Land is a part of Fort Bend County, and it provides both residents and guests with opportunities...

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Brookdale Sugar Land

151 Commerce Green Boulevard, Sugar Land, TX 77478

3.8
(53 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Atria Kingwood

2401 Green Oak Drive, Kingwood, TX 77339

4.0
(51 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Nestled among trees in a secluded setting, you'll find comfort and relaxation at Atria Kingwood. Our beautiful community features a well-stocked library, lighted gazebo and outdoor gardening area. Just 15 miles north of Houston, Atria Kingwood received a 2007 Platinum Award from the National...

Brookdale Cypress Station

303 Lantern Bend Drive, Houston, TX 77090

4.0
(50 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

You get to define your day every day.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 could be right for you. With both assisted living and memory care, you’ll have the care you need when you need...

The Forum at the Woodlands

5055 West Panther Creek Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77381

4.0
(49 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Woodlands, offering Independent Living, Assisted Living and Alzheimer's Care, is a garden-style community situated on 24 wooded acres with a 3-acre lake. The community is located close to shopping centers, churches, Tournament Players Golf Course, The Cynthia Mitchell Pavilion, regional parks...

Brookdale Pearland

2121 Scarsdale Boulevard, Pearland, TX 77581

4.2
(46 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Atria Sugar Land

1401 Soldiers Field Drive, Sugar Land, TX 77479

4.4
(43 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Morada Friendswood

1310 S Friendswood Dr, Friendswood, TX 77546

3.9
(49 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Morada 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,...

Caydance Assisted Living and Memory Care

24802 Kingsland Blvd, Katy, TX 77494

4.4
(39 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Caydance Assisted Living and Memory Care has earned the reputation for being an excellent choice for senior living in Katy, Texas.Assisted Living and Memory Care residents enjoy delicious chef-prepared meals three times a day, served in their respective dining rooms. They are offered a choice of...

Brookdale Champion Oaks

17705 Red Oak Drive, Houston, TX 77090

3.8
(50 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Redefine your independence with extra help with the little things. At our assisted living community just outside of Houston, we can help out with things—like simple housekeeping and meals—and with more involved activities, such as bathing, getting dressed and managing medications. Here you can...

Landon Ridge at Kingwood Assisted Living & Memory Care

24025 Kingwood Place, Kingwood, TX 77339

4.1
(46 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

All residents enjoy delicious, chef-prepared meals from restaurant-style menus served in their respective dining rooms. Our servers take the time to get to know our residents—their favorite foods, hobbies, family stories. This makes meal time a more personal experience for residents and...

Carriage Inn at Katy

1400 Katy-Flewellen Rd, Katy, TX 77494

4.1
(46 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Embark on the best years of your life at Carriage Inn. Enjoy active senior living at its finest and discover our LOVE, FUN and WOW! Our convenient location in Katy is within easy reach of Brookshire, Rosenburg, Sugarland and the I-10 corridor. Imagine a cruise ship on land, where you can live...

Orchard Park at Southfork

3151 Southfork Parkway, Manvel, TX 77578

3.5
(45 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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

Arbor Terrace at Kingwood Town Center

2807 Kings Crossing Drive, Kingwood, TX 77345

4.2
(43 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Arbor Terrace at Kingwood Town Center provides the highest quality of independent living in the Kingwood, Texas area. Every resident receives unique and personalized care and attention tailored to where they are and what they need most. At Arbor Terrace at Kingwood Town Center, both residents and...

Heartis Clear Lake Independent Living

14520 Highway 3, Webster, TX 77598

4.3
(42 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Sunrise of Cinco Ranch

21939 Cinco Ranch Boulevard, Katy, TX 77450

4.4
(41 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Watercrest at Shadow Creek Ranch

11745 Broadway St, Pearland, TX 77584

4.6
(38 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Discover Watercrest at Shadow Creek Ranch Experience the warmth, elegance, and opportunities that await you at Watercrest at Shadow Creek Ranch, a brand new independent living retirement community located in the heart of Pearland near Pearland Town Center retail shopping, minutes from the Texas...

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Cost of independent living in Houston, TX

Independent Living costs differ by location and facility, as many communities offer different levels of care, amenities, and activities. Prices also vary based on how much — or how little — assistance a senior needs.

Monthly average independent living cost comparisons
  • $3,250
    National
  • $2,798
    State
  • $3,059
    Houston, TX
  • $2,716
    Katy, TX
  • $2,745
    Friendswood, TX
Your actual costs may be higher or lower than the average.
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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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Independent Living Houston, TX

When it comes to senior living, Houston has a number of options for seniors who desire independence in their retirement. One such option is independent living which may also be referred to as retirement communities or 55+ communities in Houston, Texas. These communities offer a wide range of services to seniors who desire to live independently among their peers. When searching for independent senior living, Houston, Texas is a great choice for you or your loved one.

Learn More About Houston, TX

Cost of Living

The location in which a community is located could have a big effect on the overall cost. The overall cost of living in Houston is cheaper than in most major U.S. cities. The cost-of-living index rating is 5 points higher than the national average of 100. This rating is particularly low for a high density city, making Houston one of the most affordable cities in Texas. The city also has a low grocery cost index which reflects the cost of groceries and produce based on a national average of 100.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Rent burden Median rent Median home value
105 93 17.2% $1,063 $148,025

Local Hospitals

Proximity to high quality medical communities is a common factor in many seniors’ choices when deciding on where to live. As the largest city in Texas, Houston is home to many world-renowned hospitals and medical centers, such as:

Weather and Climate

A region’s climate can have a great effect on the health, mood, and well-being of those who live there. Houston’s climate is considered humid subtropical — mostly hot and humid in the summer with occasional cool nights in the winter.

Seasonal Temperatures

Summer average Summer low Summer high Winter average Winter low Winter high
82°F 75°F 90°F 54°F 45°F 62°F

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
30 (good) 51 in winter months (moderate)

Moderate conditions mean that those who are sensitive to particulates in the air should consider limiting the amount of time they spend on outdoor exertion.

Yearly Rainfall Yearly Snowfal
49.8” <1”

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election Results

Voted Republican Voted Democrat Voted Third Party or abstained
52.23% 43.24% 4.54%

Population

Population Population density
6,997,384 3,662 people per square mile

Age Range

Median Age 50-59 60-69 70-79 80+
33 11% 9% 4% 3%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more Other or not specified
7% 22% 45% <1% <1% 24% 2% <1%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

The 5th largest city in the country, Houston has plenty of culture to offer, no matter what your interests and tastes. Some of Houston’s most popular attractions include:

  • Arts – Houston has a renowned arts community where seniors can enjoy live opera at the Houston Opera House, elegant dancing at the Houston Ballet, and exceptional classical music at the Houston Symphony Orchestra
  • Bayport Cruise Terminal – Houston is a great city for cruise fans. The Bayport Cruise Terminal is the port of call for both Princess Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Line. It is the perfect place to depart from if you want to explore the Caribbean or even visit Europe
  • Museum District – The Museum District in Houston has six premium options, consisting of both museums and other attractions such as The Houston Zoo, which is a world-class example of an animal sanctuary
  • Cockrell Butterfly Center – An enclosed butterfly habitat featuring a simulated rainforest and 50-foot waterfall installation

Sports

The 5th largest city in the country, Houston has plenty of culture to offer, no matter what your interests and tastes. Houston has a renowned arts community where seniors can enjoy live opera at the Houston Opera House, elegant dancing at the Houston Ballet, and exceptional classical music at the Houston Symphony Orchestra. Houston is a great city for cruise fans. The Bayport Cruise Terminal is the port of call for both Princess Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Line. It is the perfect place to depart from if you want to explore the Caribbean or even visit Europe. The Museum District in Houston has six premium options, consisting of both museums and other attractions such as The Houston Zoo, which is a world-class example of an animal sanctuary. Cockrell Butterfly Center is an enclosed butterfly habitat featuring a simulated rainforest and 50-foot waterfall installation. Houston is a great place for sports fans. No matter your favorite sport, you can find a team to root for. The city of Houston is home to several professional sports franchises, including the Houston Astros (MLB), the Houston Texans (NFL), the Houston Sabercats (Rugby), the Houston Rockets (NBA), the Houston Dynamo (MLS), the Houston Dash (women’s soccer).

Transportation

Houston has several varieties of public transportation for getting around the city. Operated by Houston’s METRO, a convenient light rail system travels through many of the city’s neighborhoods. The METRO bus system is extensive and operates over a wide range of hours throughout the day.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Texas

Cottage Grove Living, Brazos Towers and The Abbey at Westminster Plaza Independent Living are the top rated independent living facilities near Houston, Texas. See full list of communities.

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