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About 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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About Care Homes

Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.

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Veterans Resources

VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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About Home Care

Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

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About 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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About 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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About Nursing Homes

Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.

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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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Top 19 Nursing Homes near Corpus Christi, TX

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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Corpus Christi nursing home, our senior living advisors can help. The term “nursing home” is often used interchangeably with assisted living or other senior housing options; but a nursing home is a skilled nursing facility for individuals with serious, debilitating short- or long-term health issues. So even the best nursing homes in Corpus Christi, TX may not be right for seniors who don’t require round-the-clock care.

We can help you determine if a skilled nursing facility in Corpus Christi or another care type is right for you. Browse 19 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Corpus Christi.

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Villa South Assisted Living & Memory Care

4834 Yorktown Blvd., Corpus Christi, TX 78413

4.6
(68 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Villa South Assisted Living & Memory Care is an outstanding value for Corpus Christi residents. With its long-tenured staff, compassionate care and affordable rates, the Villa is a highly recommended senior residence to consider for you or your loved ones. Villa is a privately owned, "warm and...

The Waterford at Corpus Christi

5813 Esplanade Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78414

4.8
(63 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

The Waterford at Corpus Christi is dedicated to creating environments where moments of joy, independence, and wellness are the focus each and every day.Choose your path at The Waterford!It's not just a name, it's our mission. At The Waterford, we want our commitment to our residents to exemplify...

Brookdale Trinity Towers

101 North Upper Broadway Street, Corpus Christi, TX 78401

4.2
(28 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Our luxurious — and towering — continuing care retirement community (CCRC) provides a wide range of care options, activities and amenities for seniors in an upscale, elegant environment. Our community, located in Corpus Christi, Texas, offers incredible views of the city skyline and marina. As a...

Garden Estates of Corpus Christi

2709 Cimarron Boulevard, Corpus Christi, TX 78414

3.8
(23 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

From gracious independent-style living to assisted living, Garden Estates offers a broad range of living options and services to meet your changing needs. As needs change, we'll be here for you or your loved one. We truly believe in Aging In Place! We're proud of our attentive staff, beautiful...

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Brookdale Corpus Christi

6410 Meadowvista Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78414

4.5
(18 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Studio, Semi-Private

Our continuing care retirement community (CCRC) provides a wide range of care options, activities and amenities for seniors in a comfortable, home-like environment. We’re located in the vibrant bayside city of Corpus Christi, Texas, in a residential area that’s quiet, yet convenient to shopping,...

St. Gabriel of Corpus Christi

7245 McArdle Rd, Corpus Christi, TX 78412

4.4
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

We are nestled in a little housing community at the end of Rod Field Road and McArdle near S.P.I.D. freeway. A few blocks from fishing and ten minutes from beaches. We are located in the best spot in Corpus Christi, just minutes from the mall and multiple restaurants. Our community has just...

The Viera Senior Living NOW OPEN

3010 Airline Road, Corpus Christi, TX 78414

4.8
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Located in beautiful Corpus Christi, The Viera is the destination for today’s progressive retirees and their families. We are devoted to elevating the standards of retirement living and senior care to an unparalleled lifestyle.

Élan Corpus Christi

5441 Lipes Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78413

3.7
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Pavilion Assisted Living

211 Cedar Drive, Portland, TX 78374

4.7
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Pavilion Assisted LivingPavilion Assisted Living, located in beautiful Portland, Texas offers access to many outstanding restaurants and shops and has a small community feel. This suburb of Corpus Christi is tranquil and welcoming, making it the perfect place to retire. Local residents love...

Gulf Pointe Village Retirement

900 Enterprise Blvd, Rockport, TX 78382

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

Mirador a CCRC

5857 Timbergate Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78414

4.0
(10 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Mirador, located in Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas offers an assisted living community. Corpus Christi, also known as "The Real Windy City" is a phenomenally beautiful city. This city has very high average wind speed when compared to other coastal cities in North America. Such ocean gusts...

Corpus Christi Healthcare

202 Fortune Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78405

(0 review)

Studio

Senior Care of Corpus ChristiLocated on Fortune Drive in Corpus Christi, you’ll find Senior Care of Corpus Christi, a Senior Care Centers assisted living facility that offers an attractive residential living options for those who wish to maintain and independent lifestyle, but desire moderate...

Mt. Carmel Home

4130 S Alameda, Corpus Christi, TX 78411

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

It is the emphasis on the spiritual that makes Mt. Carmel Home truly unique among Assisted Living facilities in Corpus Christi. The Carmelite Sisters of the Divine Heart of Jesus and our dedicated staff at Mount Carmel Home strive to provide a real HOME for seniors where they can enjoy life...

TRISUN Care Center- Corpus Christi

202 Fortune Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78405

(0 review)

Mount Carmel Home

4130 S Alameda St, Corpus Christi, TX 78411

(0 review)

Studio

Oak Crest Nursing Center

1902 FM 3036, Rockport, TX 78382

2.5
(2 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private, 1 Bed

Oak Crest Nursing Center is located in the charming coastal town of Rockport. Awarded the 2010 National Quality Award by the American Health Care Association, Oak Crest Nursing Center is proud to be a leader in healthcare offering our community a variety of services. Get Back to Life is the...

Unlimited Care of Rockport

1219 S Church St, Rockport, TX 78382

(0 review)

The Esplanade

5813 Esplanade Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78414-4113

5.0
(3 reviews)

Just a short drive from shopping, medical services, and the beach, our palm-tree-lined drive will lead you to The Esplanade, our one-of-a-kind retirement community. Our residents enjoy our beautiful, open and spacious living areas, as well as a variety of activities. We offer a wellness &...

Mathis Nursing Center

1220 Loop 459, Mathis, TX 78368

(0 review)

When you live in a nursing center, you should feel welcome as part of the community. At Mathis Nursing Center, that’s just what will happen. This is our goal. Mathis Nursing Center is a 90-bed nursing and rehabilitation center in San Patricio county. Our competent and capable staff will provide...

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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
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Services for seniors in Corpus Christi, Texas

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Transportation

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Senior activities

In Corpus Christi, Texas, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Financial assistance

In Corpus Christi, Texas, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

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Transportation

Corpus Christi, Texas, is car dependent. Seniors can expect to need a car for most errands. Transit options in Corpus Christi include bus routes. Seniors may receive fare discounts. Corpus Christi has somewhat limited biking infrastructure and is not very walkable.

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Health care

Corpus Christi offers several health care providers for seniors wanting to be proactive about their health or for seniors seeking treatment for chronic conditions. The area has several hospitals, including Christus Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi and Driscoll Children’s Hospital.

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Senior activities

Corpus Christi, Texas, or the “the Sparkling City by the Sea,” is a town on the Gulf of Mexico that is home to a variety of naval and natural museums, beautiful beaches, and is known for being both a military hub and a popular vacation spot for many Texans. Seniors may enjoy this mid-size metropolitan area if they want to get in on the tourist attractions, such as the USS Lexington Museum on the Bay, the Texas State Aquarium, or the Selena Museum. With beaches, harbors, and piers that dot the shoreline, there is no shortage of fun seaside activities to get involved in.

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Along the Gulf Coast of South Texas, Corpus Christi offers all the conveniences and attractions of a modern metropolitan area with pockets of suburbia mixed throughout. Residents celebrate the city’s diverse culture and unique history through its many festivals and museums, like the Selena Memorial-Mirador De La Flor. With white sandy beaches and wildlife areas such as the Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve, Corpus Christi’s coastal location also offers plenty of opportunities for fishing, sailing, and countless other outdoor activities.

Nursing homes — also called convalescent homes or skilled nursing facilities — in Corpus Christi are intended for seniors who require 24-hour monitoring and medical assistance. These communities are designed to promote independence among seniors who require constant nursing care to perform activities of daily living (ADLs), but do not require hospital-level care.

Cost of Nursing Homes in Corpus Christi, TX

The median monthly cost of a private nursing home room in 2020 was about $8,200 in the Corpus Christi area and $6,400 in the state of Texas, according to Genworth.

 

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Cost of Living

 

The total household expenses associated with living in Corpus Christi are rated nine points below the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are also rated below the average.

Index Scores

All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates that the cost is twice as expensive as the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half as expensive.

Household Expenses Health Care Insurance Entertainment Groceries Clothing
91 88 91 94 84 93

 

Income and Housing

Median Income Age 45-64 Median Income Age 65+ Median Household Income Average Individual Income Median Employee Salary Average Property Tax One-bedroom Apartment Gross Rent Estimate
$64,318 per year $39,906 per year $54,835 per year $26,948 per year $44,772 per year $3,855 per year $790 per month

 

 

Local Hospitals

 

The top hospitals that service Corpus Christi include:

Christus Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi

  • Facility type: faith-based, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 560+
  • Specialties: emergency care, ICU, joint replacement

South Texas Surgical Hospital

  • Facility type: proprietary, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 30+
  • Specialties: emergency care, physical therapy, spine surgery

 

 

Weather and Climate

 

Corpus Christi’s climate is classified as humid subtropical, which means the city experiences hot, humid summers and short, mild winters. The average humidity level is 74%, and humidity levels are often highest during May at about 76%.

 

Seasonal Temperatures

January Average January Maximum January Minimum
57°F 66°F 48°F

 

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
84°F 93°F 76°F

 

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 77

This index is based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the presence of air pollutants than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates half the presence.

Precipitation

  • Average annual precipitation: 33″

 

 

Demographics and Values

 

Population Statistics

Median Age Percent of Population Over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
36 13.5% 329,482 1,943 per square mile 2.8

 

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan Native Asian Black Hispanic or Latino Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Two or More Races White (not Hispanic or Latino)
0.4% 2.2% 4.1% 62.9% 0.1% 1.7% 29.8%

These figures were taken from the most recent U.S. Census.

 

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the 2019 Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

  • Non-discrimination laws in Corpus Christi: 0/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 48/100

 

2016 Presidential Election Results for Nueces County

Democratic Republican Other
47.2% 48.8% 4%

 

 

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

 

Some of the most popular museums and historic sites in Corpus Christi include:

  • Art Museum of South Texas, The Art Center of Corpus Christi, Texas Surf Museum
  • USS Lexington Museum on the Bay, Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
  • Corpus Christi Downtown Seawall, Selena Memorial-Mirador De La Flor, Selena Museum

Outdoor attractions in Corpus Christi:

  • Swantner Park, West Guth Park, Cole Park
  • Pollywog Pond Bird & Wildlife Sanctuary
  • South Texas Botanical Gardens and Nature Center, Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve
  • Texas State Aquarium

Corpus Christi’s top entertainment destinations and shopping districts are:

  • Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Corpus Christi, Concrete Street Amphitheater
  • Outdoor Summer Movies, Fiesta De La Flor, Buc Days
  • La Palmera, Woodlawn Plaza, Parkdale Plaza

 

Transportation

Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority offers intra-city bus transportation and discounted fares to senior citizens. Taxis and rideshare services, like Uber and Lyft, are also available in Corpus Christi.

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Disclosure: A Place for Mom refers to "nursing home" here generally as an umbrella term to include assisted living facilities. It is not used to indicate that the facility meets official state requirements for level of care of a skilled nursing facility, as defined in that particular jurisdiction.

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