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10 Best Independent Living Communities in South Houston, TX

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Ms [name removed] does a wonderful job of being punctual in answering questions and addressing resident & family concerns. Facility is always clean. Security is impressive.Def highly recommend to others. I...
Provides: Assisted Living
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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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We loved Brookdale Clear Lake. My husband and I talked about making it a retirement plan for us... but not in Houston. I saw multiple locations throughout the United States and saw that there was one in...
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.
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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I truly appreciate everything that Trinity Oaks has done for my grandma and my family. The staff is so supportive and help us every step of the way.
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.
Trinity Oaks of Pearland is a warm, respect-filled senior living community conveniently located in the heart of Pearland, Texas. Just south of Houston, our community is within minutes of major grocery stores, local churches, a community center, and shopping. We provide both independent living and...
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The Reserve at Pasadena is a lovely facility. The move-in process went very smoothly. The people are incredibly friendly. My frustrations have stemmed from medication reordering and the length of time it...
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 Reserve at Pasadena offers a special combination of daily living, personalized supportive services, and interactive activities. We focus on wellness and keeping our residents as independent as long as possible with a tailored plan of assistance to meet their needs.Our residents call The...
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With a short amount of time for experience. Overall the tour was good. My dad enjoyed the food and the workers. Getting him situated was easy.
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.
: Now Touring! Sodalis Senior Living has been a Texas based provider of assisted living and memory care communities since 1998. We have one purpose, to provide the best life possible to adults living with physical limitations and/or diminished cognitive abilities. We do this by providing assisted...
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8.9
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It is a very nice community. Our loved one had dementia and it was very hard for her to be happy but, I feel the care givers tried very hard to make her feel comfortable and happy. They seemed to always have...
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.
Reunion Court of Clear Lake is located on the south eastern side of Houston Texas less than 12 miles from Galveston Bay. We are in a quiet neighborhood overlooking Sylvan Rodriguez Park. Reunion Court of Clear Lake offers assisted living for those seniors needing help with daily activities and...
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Heartis Clearlake is lovely! They did recently lose their amazing director and I'm not familiar with the new one. We would have had my Mom continue to live there.
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.
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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Great amenities, excellent staff and service. Very happy with the referral from A Place for Mom. I would recommend to others.
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.
Let your search for quality Independent Living lead to Morada Deer Park. Our community offers residents the privacy and freedom to live the way they choose in a rich, warm environment that fosters companionship. Residents can say goodbye to home maintenance and housework while enjoying a relaxed...
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55 Floor plans available
8.8
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55 reviews
8.8
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55 reviews
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We are very happy we found Brookdale. We may have had easier time if the community was closer to us. I would recommend, absolutely! They are very accommodating when we call to talk to my mother. We have...
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.
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....
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46 reviews
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46 reviews
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This is more of a Thank You to Heartis Clear Lake for their continued dedication to their residents. My Aunt has been a resident in their AL for a little over 4 years. She has been treated with utmost...
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.
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The directors and staff at The Harbor are phenomenal! The door is always open (unless with a family registration or something they want to bring up) and they are eager to hear how to make transitions or...
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.
The Harbor Assisted Living in Pearland, Texas, is a locally owned and operated assisted living community. The owners and management team have been serving seniors for 40 years. The Harbor is setting the standard for assisted living and is thoughtfully planned and designed for comfort and peace of...
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The Park is a small community that puts a personalized touch on all that they do. The level of care and kindness has exceeded all of my expectations. The initial move-in was a bit scary due to the fact we...
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.
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22 Floor plans available
8.0
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19 reviews
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My loved one absolutely loves it there...especially the workers. I think the friendliness, kindness, patience, and the recognition of her individual gifts is what separates Parson's House from her first...
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.
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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I was connected with [name removed] and Precisive Care through an agency when I needed to move my dad to our 4th care home. I have experienced multiple care homes so I feel like I have good perspective on...
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.
Precisive Care I and II are two BRAND NEW 16-Bed Type B Assisted Living communities that offers 24hr supervision and assistance for those who no longer can live independently. We understand that INTENTIONAL CARE MATTERS. Our community appeals to elders who desire to hold on to some cherished...
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His has been a great experience for my family and loved one. All the staff and residents are kind, sweet, and welcoming! They make you feel at ease when you walk in, almost like it is your own home you're...
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.
St. Dominic Village is a faith-based community whose mission is to care for our elders with the compassion of Christ. This is accomplished by providing the highest level of care for our residents, no matter the complexity of their spiritual, physical or economic needs.As a member of the Texas...
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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 grandmother-in-law was only at Cottage Grove Living for about a month, but during that time. We found the community to be a wonderful place, and she was very happy there. The staff and the owners were...
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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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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The staff at this community have been very helpful to my loved one and have provided him with great quality of care. He has a few problems with remembering things from time to time so I like the fact that...
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.
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It’s working out fine. Mom’s closer to family which is what she wanted. It’s a nice community. There’s not a lot of parking available for families to visit. That’s probably the biggest thing. They have...
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.
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Provides: Independent Living, Senior Apartments
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.
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
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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
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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
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
LIMITED TIME OFFER: Apply today and enjoy up to 3 MONTHS FREE! *Some restrictions apply.Multi-Million Dollar Renovation Underway! The Portofino's multi-million dollar renovation includes modern and stylish in-home upgrades, including granite countertops, a new energy-efficient washer and dryer in...
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

Cost of independent living in South Houston, TX

The average cost of senior living in South Houston is $4,201 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Baytown, TX with an average of $3,375 per month.

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in South Houston, TX vs. nearby cities

South Houston, TX
$4,102/mo
$4,160/mo

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in South Houston, TX vs. the state and national average

South Houston, TX
$4,102/mo
$4,104/mo
U.S. national average
$4,093/mo

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in South Houston vs. other types of senior living

$4,896/mo
Independent Living
$4,102/mo

Median monthly costs of Independent Living in South Houston, TX by room type

Semi-Private
$4,441/mo
Studio
$4,230/mo
1 Bedroom
$4,069/mo
2 Bedroom
$4,717/mo

Discover the many ways to pay for senior living

Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

What families are saying about independent living in South Houston

Recent reviews for independent living in South Houston

Optimum Personal Care - Sugar Land

5.0
5 on all of the above categories, it has been an excellent experience at Optimum Personal Care - Sugar Land. The facility is very clean and the staff is very Godly, which meant a lot to our family. I absolutely recommend this facility to anybody looking for assisted living.

The Farrington at Tanglewood in Houston, TX

4.6
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 are kind. You can tell they enjoy what they do. The management are friendly and have ...
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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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South Houston independent living services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in South Houston independent living communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in South Houston, but support comparisons against nationwide offerings. Our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities that fit your preferences.

Availability of select dietary accommodations in South Houston independent living

Independent living communities help seniors maintain a balanced diet by accommodating their health needs, allergies, and other restrictions. Below you’ll find the percentage of South Houston partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
South Houston, TXNational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
9.4%
19.5%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
28.1%
32.5%
No sugar
No sugar
25%
30%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
31.3%
31.8%
Pureed meals
Pureed meals
9.4%
7.2%
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Availability of select dining options in South Houston independent living

Our independent living communities know that seniors want top-quality meals and options for how they dine. The chart below indicates the percentage of South Houston communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
South Houston, TXNational
Professional chef
Professional chef
28.1%
34.6%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
40.6%
41.5%
Room service
Room service
34.4%
35.1%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
18.8%
16.3%
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Availability of select programs and activities in South Houston independent living

Senior living communities offer a variety of programming to keep seniors socially, mentally, and physically vibrant. The chart below shows what percentage of partnered independent living communities in South Houston offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
South Houston, TXNational
Activity director
Activity director
46.9%
43.3%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
21.9%
27%
Community service programs
Community service programs
37.5%
31.3%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
43.8%
47.1%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
53.1%
48%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
43.8%
52.9%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
37.5%
41.2%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
31.3%
36%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
37.5%
39.8%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
40.6%
45.6%
Live performances
Live performances
50%
45.3%
Dances
Dances
31.3%
30.8%
Fitness center
Fitness center
31.3%
38.4%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
46.9%
45.1%
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