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Country Place Senior Living of Athens

209 Wood St, Athens, TX 75751

4.7
(6 reviews)

Studio

Country Place Senior Living is more than an assisted living residence, it's a place where true friendships are made, lives are shared and care warms the heart. Our uniquely intimate setting of 24 suites limits the number of residents, thereby fostering a feeling of 'family' and belonging. When...

Arabella of Athens

413 Gibson Rd, Athens, TX 75751

4.3
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Arabella of Athens, our retirement homes for independent living are surrounded by three acres of wooded landscape, offering privacy and maintenance-free living. A dedicated clubhouse, private courtyard and beautiful fishing lake enhance the living experience. Cottages have enclosed garages and...

Lakeland House

213 W Cayuga Dr, Athens, TX 75751

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

Atria Willow Park

3500 South Vine Avenue, Tyler, TX 75701

4.5
(65 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Atria Willow Park is conveniently located in the heart of Tyler, minutes from popular restaurants and shopping areas. Residents enjoy a three-acre park with an outdoor kitchen, putting green, fountain and walking trail, and plenty of space for the concerts and other outdoor events. Transportation...

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Oak Hills Terrace Memory Care

2651 Elkton Trail, Tyler, TX 75703

4.6
(33 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Can it really be different? Yes. Our unique community is designed with the residents in mind, showcasing a new concept in memory care that provides an atmosphere that is inviting and comfortable for both your loved one and you. Oak Hills Terrace Memory Care Residence feels more like you are in...

Garden Estates of Tyler

2055 W. Grande Boulevard, Tyler, TX 75703

4.3
(35 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Garden Estates of Tyler has been serving seniors for over twenty years. Our tenured staff are passionate about resident care and dignity. We have been voted 2018 Best Assisted Living by senioradvisor.com. To see for yourself, visit our Facebook page for a snapshot of our residents in action. ...

Azalea Trails Assisted Living and Memory Care

5550 Old Jacksonville Hwy, Tyler, TX 75703

4.7
(29 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Enjoy thoughtful amenities and kindhearted care at The Waterford at West Bend in charming West Bend, WI, known for its numerous historic sites and countless recreation options. We offer a relaxed atmosphere of warmth and caring that promotes companionship among residents and staff. Built along...

Brookdale Tyler South

5403 Plantation Drive, Tyler, TX 75703

3.7
(31 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

As you and your family consider memory care for your loved one, we can help. At our dedicated memory care community in Tyler, Texas, we have the experience to understand the complexity of Alzheimer’s and dementia at every stage. Memory care services in a safe, comfortable, home-like environment...

Brookdale Tyler East

3505 University Boulevard, Tyler, TX 75701

4.3
(25 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

The assisted living lifestyle at our community provides a safe, carefree setting for you to live your redefined independence without the inconvenient burdens of home ownership. Indeed, our apartment-style community offers all the conveniences of home without any of the work. Our assisted living...

Atria Copeland

5317 New Copeland Road, Tyler, TX 75703

4.1
(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

At Atria Copeland, you'll enjoy the perfect blend of hospitality, independence, and exceptional service. This gated community has a grand front entrance with a fountain, landscaped courtyards and beautiful gardens. Enjoy walking the grounds and chatting with your neighbors. Atria Copeland is...

Dogwood Trails Assisted Living and Memory Care

1625 W Spring St, Palestine, TX 75803

4.9
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Get on the fast track to a relaxing life filled with friends and fun at Dogwood Trails, where our goal is to provide an environment that is physically, mentally, spiritually and emotionally stimulating for all residents. Our Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Palestine, Texas, is tucked...

Wesley House of Lindale

13923 FM 2710, Lindale, TX 75771

3.4
(10 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Wesley House Assisted Living was built in 2011 and was purchased by Wesley Partners, in 20212. Wesley Partners is a family-owned company that has been in the healthcare business for 42 years and is proud to provide alternative living options to people who are unable to, or no longer want to live...

Brookdale Ennis

2500 Yorkstown Drive, Ennis, TX 75119

3.8
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Whether you’re socializing with friends in our courtyard, going on a shopping excursion or relaxing in your private apartment, our assisted living community in Ennis, Texas, just 25 miles south of Dallas, will help you stay as independent as possible. And because our staff is on-site 24 hours a...

Brookdale Palestine

101 Trinity Court, Palestine, TX 75801

4.6
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Sustaining social relationships and friendships is an integral part of aging well and living well. In our community, located in Palestine, Texas, you can connect with others who share similar interests so you can enjoy a vibrant life. Jump into a busy social calendar and a life of independence...

Brookdale Corsicana

3329 West 7th Avenue, Corsicana, TX 75110

4.6
(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

In our assisted living community, you can fill in your social calendar and focus on fun, and we’ll provide just the right amount of personal assistance and care to make your life easier. Located in the historic and thriving city of Corsicana, Texas, our assisted living lifestyle provides all the...

The Hamptons at Pineforest

4250 Old Omen Rd, Tyler, TX 75707

2.8
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Meadow Lake Retirement Community

16044 Country Road 165, Tyler, TX 75703

4.5
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Country Place Senior Living of Canton - Pine

1833 S. Trade Days Blvd, Canton, TX 75103

4.6
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Country Place Senior Living of Canton - Pine is an assisted living community located in Canton, TX. Canton is located in Van Zandt County and is home to about 3,600 people. Canton is a historic city with a civic center, Main Street and a few stores where residents can run their errands, do their...

Country Place Senior Living of Canton - Mulberry

1835 S. Trade Days Blvd, Canton, TX 75103

3.5
(3 reviews)

Studio

Country Place Senior Living is more than an assisted living residence, it's a place where true friendships are made, lives are shared and care warms the heart. Our uniquely intimate setting of 24 suites limits the number of residents, thereby fostering a feeling of 'family' and belonging. When...

Angelina House

211 Phillip St, Jacksonville, TX 75766

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

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What are nursing homes?

Nursing homes, also called skilled nursing facilities, provide long-term care for seniors with significant physical or mental health conditions, and short-term care to people recovering from an injury or hospital stay. Nursing homes provide personal assistance and medical care from licensed professionals. Services in skilled nursing facilities often include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Rehabilitation care, including physical and speech therapy
  • Mobility assistance
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • Health care services
  • Complimentary transportation
  • 24-hour care and supervision
Complete guide to nursing homes

Athens, Texas

Nursing Homes

A nursing home offers lodging to at least two seniors who have no family relation to the administrator. A nursing home facility offers its inhabitants around-the-clock care by registered nurses. These caregivers provide healthcare services for people who cannot care for themselves.

Nursing homes can be a familiar and comfy care alternative for persons 65 years or older, however nursing homes will often admit individuals 55 and above which is for other senior care types.Nursing homes are required to provide emergency dental services, a professionallly directed program of activities, nursing and related services, and routine personal hygiene items to residents. Often times persons might choose to live in a nursing home over another type of facility due to a physical or mental impairment that makes it difficult for them to accomplish their lifestyle goals. The most common mental issue experienced by residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can hinder their and familiarity with their surroundings, decision making capabilities, and memory function. Examples of amenities and servicesprovided at nursing homes might include room and board, 24-hour emergency care, meal programs, and care coordination and case management. A significant amount of residents tend to be bachelors or widows who have less social support, and about 50% of nursing home residents are older than the age of 85.

Cost of Living

The total cost of care for a community is influenced by the destination where it is located. Athens has a median home value of around $92,697 and the median cost of rent is about $703 per month per month. The rent burden for Athens is around 16.4% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Demographically, Athens is 2.6% other or not specified, 2.7% Asian, 15.9% black, 77.5% white, 0.5% Native American, 0.8% mixed race, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 27.6% Hispanic. In Athens, 7.6% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Out of the total city population, 48.7% are male and 51.3% are female. The median age of Athens is 33 years old. In terms of education, 28.2% have a high-school diploma, 8.9% have a graduate degree, and 22.5% have a college degree. In Athens, 8.0% are widows, 14.8% have some form of disability, 54.4% participate in the labor force, and 26.9% live in poverty. Athens has a population density of 275 people per square mile. The current population of Athens consists of 12,163 people and in total the Athens metro area has a population of 12,704.

State Information

An overview of Texas

Residents of Texas enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 40th in the United States. There are 468 general hospitals and 501 health centers that provide care for 28,701,845 Texas residents. Nix Health Care System, Grace Medical Center, and Houston Methodist Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Overall, Texas ranks 38th in quality of life and 37th in healthcare compared to other US states. In terms of resources, Texas has a cost of living index of 91.3, a grocery index rating of 88.9, and a housing index rating of 85.3. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of religious values, 42% of Texas’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 27,848 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-31%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-6%. In Texas there are 1,292 masonic lodges. During the latest presidential election, 52% voted for the Republican candidate while 43% voted for the Democratic candidate. The median age in the state is 35, and 24% of the population is over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, Texas ranks 2nd in the nation.

State-wide weather information

The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 7.44 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Texas is around 31.68 inches. On average, Texas has an air quality index rating of around 36.8 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 51.4 AQI. Texas experiences an average humidity rating of about 65%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 81% in the month of February. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 82F. The average high summer temperature is around 102F in the month of June. The average low summer temperature is around 56F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Texas drops to around 48F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 75F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 16F during the month of January. While residents of Texas mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Texas can include tornadoes, hurricanes, and floods.

Wildlife to be found in Texas

The state of Texas has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of whitebrush, post oak, prickly pear (opuntia) cactus, and catclaw. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the pronghorn deer, the desert big horn sheep, the dolphins, or the alligators. Some of the plants species native to the Texas region include mesquite, post oak, and live oak. The state animal of Texas is the nine-banded armadillo.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Texas

Angelina House, Arabella of Red Oak and Harrison House are the top rated nursing homes near Athens, Texas. See full list of communities.

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