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  • Crescent Place

    Crescent Place

    225 W Pleasant Run Rd, Cedar Hill, TX 75104
    (33)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Discover the warmth and exceptional services at Crescent Place, offering Assisted Living and Memory Care services in Cedar Hill, Texas. Residents will experience the customary Texas welcome and generosity in all aspects of their new home, from the spacious and generous amenities of the apartments to...

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  • Oxford Glen Memory Care Grand Prairie

    Oxford Glen Memory Care Grand Prairie

    2424 N. Grand Peninsula Drive, Grand Prairie, TX 75054
    (27)
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    Oxford Glen Memory Care is located in Grand Prairie, Texas, just off of Joe Pool Lake. At Oxford Glen, we do more than care for your loved one. We care about them. By working with families to create individualized profiles of life before Alzheimer's disease, we create a lifestyle experience that is...

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  • Midtowne Assisted Living and Memory Care

    Midtowne Assisted Living and Memory Care

    910 South 9th Street, Midlothian, TX 76065
    (18)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Midtowne Assisted Living and Memory Care is located in the thriving city of Midlothian, Ellis County, Texas. Our assisted living community is located in the charming town, directly across from the high school. Midlothian is a beautiful place to live, and a wonderful place to invite friends and...

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  • Brookdale Waxahachie

    Brookdale Waxahachie

    2250 Brown Street, Waxahachie, TX 75165
    (26)
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    Our community is more than just a place it live; it’s a place to live well.  Our assisted living and memory care community is located in Waxahachie, Texas, which is a vibrant town, just south of Dallas, that offers the perfect combination of tranquility and convenience. Its small-town charm makes it...

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  • Buffalo Creek

    Buffalo Creek

    1329 Brown St, Waxahachie, TX 75165
    (11)
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    Step up to a new level of life at Buffalo Creek, an Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Waxahachie, Texas, that offers country-style living with the conveniences of a big city. Our goal is to enrich the lives of our residents by providing an environment that is physically, mentally,...

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  • The Pavilion at Creekwood

    The Pavilion at Creekwood

    2100 Cannon Dr, Mansfield, TX 76063
    (44)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    The Pavilion at Creekwood is a resort-style healthcare and rehabilitation center in Mansfield, Texas. Our facility offers 126 beds of short-term and long-term skilled nursing care. We strive to provide the care you need with the independence and comfort you want. Our short-term rehabilitation...

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  • Iris Memory Care of Turtle Creek

    Iris Memory Care of Turtle Creek

    3611 Dickason Ave, Dallas, TX 75219
    (9)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    **Iris Memory Care of Turtle Creek is currently undergoing an extensive renovation. These are photos taken from another Iris Memory Care community, representative of the renovation upgrades. ABOUT IRIS MEMORY CARE OF TURTLE CREEK Iris Memory Care is proud to be the premier home-like Assisted Living...

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  • Belmont Village Turtle Creek

    Belmont Village Turtle Creek

    3535 North Hall Street, Dallas, TX 75219
    (26)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Beautifully situated in the heart of the Turtle Creek community, Belmont Village Senior Living offers easy access to an array of high-end dining and retail centers, world class medical care, numerous churches and synagogues, and the Dallas Theater Center and Arts District. Concierge services and...

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  • Walnut Creek

    Walnut Creek

    2281 Country Club Dr, Mansfield, TX 76063
    (34)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Live the country club life at Walnut Creek, where top-notch amenities and convenient services blend under one roof for an enriching experience. Our Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Mansfield, Texas, offers a relaxed atmosphere of warmth and caring that promotes companionship among...

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  • Monarch Pavilion Rehabilitation

    Monarch Pavilion Rehabilitation

    6825 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75235
    (21)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    At Monarch Pavilion Rehabilitation Suites, we provide the personalized care you need in the luxurious environment you want. Our goal is to facilitate your short-term recovery or long-term rehabilitation so you can achieve the highest possible quality of life. Conveniently located within Dallas’...

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  • Monticello West

    Monticello West

    5114 McKinney Ave, Dallas, TX 75205
    (28)
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    At Monticello West, you sense it the moment you walk in the door. Warm greetings welcome you in. The surroundings feel familiar, like you’re relaxing in your own living room. People know your name and look after one another like friends and family will do. For seniors in search of independent living...

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  • Revere Court of Arlington

    Revere Court of Arlington

    514 Central Park Dr, Arlington, TX 76014
    (27)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    “At Revere Court of Arlington, Texas, memory care is all we do. Our exclusive focus is on providing the best, research-based assisted living memory care for people with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia. Every employee at Revere Court is trained in memory care, because caring for those with...

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  • Isle at Watercrest - Mansfield

    Isle at Watercrest - Mansfield

    200 East Debbie Lane, Mansfield, TX 76063
    (52)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Glorious sunny apartments, customized levels of care, at-your-service amenities, a way of life designed for your pleasure... Once you experience the resort lifestyle of Isle at Watercrest-Mansfield, TX, you'll never want to leave. And you won't have to, even if your health care needs change. Since...

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  • Cedar Bluff Assisted Living

    Cedar Bluff Assisted Living

    354 Matlock Rd, Mansfield, TX 76063
    (31)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Cedar Bluff Assisted Living is an assisted living community providing care for seniors who are looking to live in the great location of Mansfield, TX. Those who choose the city of Mansfield as their home will love all that it has to offer, and their visitors will enjoy going out to see the historic...

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  • The Tradition - Lover's Lane

    The Tradition - Lover's Lane

    5855 Milton St, Dallas, TX 75206
    (3)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    The Tradition-Lover's Lane is a premier senior living community in Dallas, Texas providing a continuum of care with Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care communities. Beauty is just the beginning at Tradition Senior Living communities, which comprise beautiful interiors filled with...

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  • Sage Oak - Lake Highland

    Sage Oak - Lake Highland

    5105 Creighton Dr, Dallas, TX 75214
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Sage Oak Assisted Living of Lake Highland is tucked away in the residential neighborhood near the intersection of Lovers Lane and Skillman. Sage Oak of Lake Highlands is licensed for assisted living and dementia care, and offers private bedrooms for each of its eight residents. Considered by many to...

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  • Parsons House Preston Hollow

    Parsons House Preston Hollow

    4205 West Northwest Hwy, Dallas, TX 75220
    (19)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    At Parsons House Preston Hollow, we offer a variety of community features. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. Our property is conveniently located near accessible public transportation. We offer free wi-fi and high speed internet. We love to accommodate visiting guests, meals included....

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  • Edgewood Rehabilitation & Care Center

    Edgewood Rehabilitation & Care Center

    1101 Windbell Dr, Mesquite, TX 75149
    (48)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Edgewood Rehabilitation and Care Center offers rehabilitation therapy, long-term care, hospice, and respite care. Our qualified and caring therapists treat in the primary disciplines of physical, occupational, and speech therapy. To enhance our guest experience, we have community events, bingo/games...

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  • Legacy Living at Arlington

    Legacy Living at Arlington

    1501 NE Green Oaks Blvd, Arlington, TX 76006
    (10)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Legacy Living at Arlington is a one-level, free-standing memory care community that specifically cares for individuals living with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia in a home-like setting. Our building layout takes into account every aspect of an individual's life with Alzheimer's or memory...

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  • Avalon Memory Care - Irving

    Avalon Memory Care - Irving

    3400 Country Club Road North, Irving, TX 75062
    (23)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    WARM, FRIENDLY, STRESS-FREE ENVIRONMENTS FOR RESIDENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES AVALON is ideal for a permanent residence. The neighborhoods are lovely, quiet, safe; plus, our staff is awake and on duty around the clock to assist residents with health and personal needs. Wheelchairs and walkers are...

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  • Cambridge Village & Court

    Cambridge Village & Court

    711 Matador Lane, Mesquite, TX 75149
    (34)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Welcome to the season of choice At Cambridge Court Assisted Living and Memory Care Community we pride ourselves on offering you choices that allow you to live your life the way you want. At Cambridge Court we believe life is yours for the taking. It's a simple concept that means you can take comfort...

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  • Avalon Memory Care - 7200 Hwy 287

    Avalon Memory Care - 7200 Hwy 287

    7200 Hwy 287 S, Arlington, TX 76001
    (38)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Avalon Memory Care - 7200 Hwy 287 is an Alzheimer's memory care community located in Arlington, Texas in Tarrant county. Senior residents of Avalon Memory Care that enjoy playing golf are in luck. The Tierra Verde Golf Course is only roughly one block away, and due to the beautiful Texas weather, is...

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  • The Waterford on Cooper

    The Waterford on Cooper

    1860 N Cooper St, Arlington, TX 76011
    (47)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Waterford on Cooper is a single story community tucked away on a tree filled lot in an established neighborhood, across from Rolling Hills Country Club. Our residents enjoy visiting on the front porch watching hummingbirds, butterflies and the golfers chase their little white balls. We are...

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  • Avalon Memory Care - 7204 Hwy 287

    Avalon Memory Care - 7204 Hwy 287

    7204 Hwy 287 S, Arlington, TX 76001
    (25)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Avalon Memory Care - 7204 Hwy 287 is an Alzheimer's memory care community located in the city of Arlington in the county of Tarrant in a suburb of Dallas. Living in a suburb of Dallas, seniors have remarkable access to activities, shopping, culture, dining, recreation, and services. The city is...

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  • Avalon Memory Care - 7140

    Avalon Memory Care - 7140

    7140 Hwy 287 S, Arlington, TX 76001
    (15)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    If you are a resident of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, Arlington, Tarrant County, Texas, then you may need to be aware of the services that Avalon Memory Care can provide for you or a loved one. Located in various locations throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area and in Austin, this...

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  • Brookdale Pecan Park

    Brookdale Pecan Park

    915 North Fielder Road, Arlington, TX 76012
    (28)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    No day is the same in our community and the residents like it that way. As an assisted living community that also provides Alzheimer’s and dementia care for seniors, we believe sustaining social relationships and friendships is vital to aging well and living well. Our vibrant community enjoys a...

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  • Atria Lake Arlington

    Atria Lake Arlington

    2500 Woodside Dr, Arlington, TX 76016
    (59)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Atria Lake Arlington is located on 16 beautiful, wooded acres in Arlington, Texas. Our community provides exceptional care to seniors, offering independent living, assisted living and memory care services. We are just a short drive from Lake Arlington and Veterans Park, both of which are popular...

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  • Avendelle Assisted Living Merriman

    Avendelle Assisted Living Merriman

    7125 Merriman Parkway, Dallas, TX 75231
    (8)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Conveniently located near Abrams Road and Walnut Hill Lane, the award winning Lexington Place is your alternative to large assisted living and nursing home facilities. It started with a simple, but highly innovative vision to create a long-term care option for seniors who require a higher degree of...

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  • Avalon Memory Care - Glendora Ave

    Avalon Memory Care - Glendora Ave

    7315 Glendora Avenue, Dallas, TX 75230
    (5)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Recognized as the leader in innovative, high end Alzheimer's care, Avalon offers personalized care and services with a loving, well trained, people oriented staff in our elegantly furnished residential homes. Feel at home in the comfort and convenience of a caring and nurturing environment that...

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  • Brookdale White Rock

    9271 White Rock Trail, Dallas, TX 75238
    (16)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    For those with Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia, our community, located in an historic area of Dallas, Texas, offers a safe environment and exceptional memory care. With our carefully designed building and nurturing and highly trained staff, we focus on serving the specific needs of...

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  • Walnut Place - AL/MC

    Walnut Place - AL/MC

    5515 Glen Lakes Dr, Dallas, TX 75231
    (14)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    At Walnut Place, our residents know about our historically good reputation and appreciate our location close to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital. Like our residents, chances are, you’ll just feel like you belong here. A sense of fellowship abounds—a feeling of belonging. Our residents are not just...

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  • Avendelle Assisted Living Meadow

    Avendelle Assisted Living Meadow

    7123 Meadow Rd, Dallas, TX 75230
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Conveniently located on Meadow Road just west of Central Expressway, the award winning Lexington Place is your alternative to large assisted living and nursing home facilities. It started with a simple, but highly innovative vision to create a long-term care option for seniors who require...

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  • Meadowbrook Memory Care

    Meadowbrook Memory Care

    2300 Little Road, Arlington, TX 76016
    (37)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Meadowbrook a Koelsch Senior Community, is exclusively designed for residents with Alzheimer's Disease and other forms of dementia. Selecting a home for your loved one with memory loss is one the most important decisions you and your family will ever make. At Meadowbrook we form a supportive...

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  • Avalon Memory Care - Royal Circle

    Avalon Memory Care - Royal Circle

    7355 Royal Circle, Dallas, TX 75230
    (5)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    When is a house a home? Avalon Residential Care Homes provides its residents with the warmth of family love, care and respect. The innovative method of care given by Avalon caregivers is designed to create happy residents and to maintain that happiness. Avalon features premiere homes that include...

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  • Avendelle Assisted Living Lavendale

    Avendelle Assisted Living Lavendale

    7205 Lavendale Circle, Dallas, TX 75230
    (12)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Conveniently located near Royal Lane and 75 in beautiful Preston Hollow, the award winning Avendelle Assisted Living is your alternative to large assisted living and nursing home facilities. It started with a simple, but highly innovative vision to create a long-term care option for seniors who...

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  • Sage Oak - Preston Hollow

    Sage Oak - Preston Hollow

    5733 Forest Lane, Dallas, TX 75230
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Sage Oak Assisted Living of Preston Hollow is located in the Melshire Estates area, and is conveniently located next to Preston Hollow and University Park neighborhoods. Sage Oak of Preston Hollow is our flagship location, completely remodeled in the summer of 2016, with a huge open common area with...

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  • The Avenues of Park Forest (formerly Acadia Estates)

    The Avenues of Park Forest (formerly Acadia Estates)

    3344 Forest Lane, Dallas, TX 75234
    (16)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Newly renovated The Avenues of Park Forest is located in Dallas near Farmers Branch. Please change all Acadia to The Avenues of Park Forest

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  • Brookdale Lake Highlands

    Brookdale Lake Highlands

    9715 Plano Road, Dallas, TX 75238
    (36)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Retirement is the time to indulge yourself, to live purposefully and re-ignite some of those passions that got left by the wayside throughout the years. At our community in Dallas, Texas, which offers assisted living and Alzheimer’s and dementia care services, we’re here to help you live your best...

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  • Avalon Memory Care - Allencrest Lane

    Avalon Memory Care - Allencrest Lane

    4330 Allencrest Lane, Dallas, TX 75244
    (7)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Avalon Memory Care - Allencrest Lane is a memory care community located in the exciting city of Dallas, Texas. Dallas, which lies in Collin County, is the largest urban center of the United States. Whether you are relocating to the region or planning a visit to the area, you will enjoy exploring its...

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  • Chandler Way Assisted Living

    9606 Moss Farm Lane, Dallas, TX 75243
    (2)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Chandler Way Assisted Living offers assisted living with all the comforts of home, not an institutional environment. Our lovely home is situated in the prestigious Lake Highlands area of Dallas and is within 3 miles of both Presbyterian and Medical City Dallas Hospitals, physician offices, shopping...

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  • Christian Care Senior Living Community - Mesquite

    Christian Care Senior Living Community - Mesquite

    948 Wiggins Pkwy, Mesquite, TX 75150
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Designed for the active senior adult, Greenway Village is one of the premier retirement communities in the Dallas Metroplex. Featuring an all-inclusive approach to services and amenities, and located on a 26-acre, beautifully landscaped campus, Greenway is also one of the few certified Life Plan...

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  • Crystal Creek at Preston Hollow

    Crystal Creek at Preston Hollow

    11409 N Central Expressway, Dallas, TX 75243
    (2)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Welcome to Crystal Creek at Preston Hollow . The name in premier, luxury senior living. Crystal Creek is part of the Cornerstone Healthcare Group known for its dedication to quality and helping seniors live life to its fullest. Crystal Creek offers a tradition of excellence, bringing high-quality...

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  • Bentley Assisted Living & The Courtyard Memory Care

    Bentley Assisted Living & The Courtyard Memory Care

    1010 Wiggins Parkway, Mesquite, TX 75150
    (17)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Christian Care Centers is a faith-based, non-profit, certified Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) providing all levels of housing and care for senior adults in a loving and compassionate environment. Our senior living communities include Greenway Village , McMillan Apartments , and Hartin...

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  • At Home Luxury Assisted Living LLC

    At Home Luxury Assisted Living LLC

    6946 Forest Lane, Dallas, TX 75230
    (1)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    At Home Luxury Assisted Living offers three locations that enjoy an intimate “at-home” feel in the desirable Preston Hollow and North Dallas neighborhoods. The homes’ operator is a registered nurse with over 30 years’ experience in elderly care and a keen insight into the individualized, attentive...

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  • Brookdale Preston

    Brookdale Preston

    12400 Preston Road, Dallas, TX 75230
    (30)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Situated on 2 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds, our bright and cheery community, located 10 miles north of Dallas, Texas, offers assisted living services and memory care to seniors. As an assisted living resident, you’ll enjoy a busy social calendar and a life of independence while still...

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  • MacArthur Hills

    MacArthur Hills

    1295 Kinwest Parkway, Irving, TX 75063
    (21)
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    Independent Villas Assisted Living Memory Care Combining the warmth of home with wonderful amenities, MacArthur Hills is looking forward to serving your family. Located in Las Colinas and neighboring the premier Hackberry Creek community, MacArthur Hills will offer our Residents a vibrant...

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  • Windsor Senior Living

    Windsor Senior Living

    7750 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy, Dallas, TX 75251
    (75)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Windsor Senior Living is a senior living community in Dallas, Texas. For more detailed information about amenities, features and services, or to schedule an appointment, please call us.

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  • Sunrise at Hillcrest

    Sunrise at Hillcrest

    13001 Hillcrest Road, Dallas, TX 75240
    (31)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    A two-time winner of the Presidents Award, the assisted living team at Sunrise of Hillcrest in Dallas offers residents many years of experience and the highest quality of personalized senior care. In fact, our health care coordinator has worked with our team for over 17 years. Our compassionate and...

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  • Avalon Memory Care - Hughes Circle

    Avalon Memory Care - Hughes Circle

    13215 Hughes Circle, Dallas, TX 75240
    (4)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Avalon Memory Care - Hughes Circle is an Alzheimer's memory care community located in the city of Dallas in Collin county. For senior residents who seek to remain independent, Avalon Memory Care couldn't be better located. The Valley View Center is just one block away, offering almost unlimited...

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  • Brookdale Oak Hollow

    Brookdale Oak Hollow

    2016 L Don Dodson Parkway, Bedford, TX 76021
    (24)
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    For those with Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia, our community, located in a quiet neighborhood in Bedford, Texas, offers a safe environment and exceptional memory care to help your loved one preserve their sense of self. Because we specialize in memory care, our purpose-built...

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DeSoto, Texas

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a building that houses at least two individuals who have no personal ties to the administrator. This type of facility provides its inhabitants with care administered by on-site nurses. These nurses provide health related services for seniors who cannot adequately take care of their own needs.

This type of facility is a familiar and easy living alternative for individuals 65 years and above, however nursing homes will routinely take in persons 55 and greater (a rarity in theworldof senior care).Types of care services and amenitiesoffered at nursing homes can include bill pay, adult day services , patient and caregiver education, and help with shopping and transportation. A significant portion of nursing home occupants are persons who have a physical or mental disability, have incontinence issues, require assistance with daily tasks such as bathing, or experience difficulty seeing and hearing. There are some services that may come at a cost to residents which can include a private room, unless medically needed, personal clothing, and personal reading materials. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to be free from abuse and neglect, get proper medical care, participate in activities, and form or participate in resident groups. A large number of inhabitants are bachelors or widows with circles of support, and almost fifty percent of nursing home residents are over 85 years old.

Cost of Living

Senior living community price is determined by the destination where it is located. DeSoto has a median home value of about $154,906 and the median cost of rent is about $1,351 per month per month. The rent burden for DeSoto is about 20.1% of the average person's monthly income.

Demographics and Values

DeSoto has a population density of 956 people per square mile. The current population of DeSoto consists of 53,568 people. In terms of education, 10.5% have a graduate degree, 28.5% have a college degree, and 21.4% have a high-school diploma. Demographically, DeSoto is 26.1% white, 69.3% black, 16.1% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.8% other or not specified, 0.1% Native American, 0.5% Asian, and 2.2% mixed race. In DeSoto, 10.6% do not have health insurance, 13.3% have some form of disability, 69.5% participate in the labor force, and 5.3% are widowed. Based on gender, 53.5% are female and 46.5% are male. The median age of DeSoto is 40 years old. In DeSoto, 8.3% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces.

State Information

An overview of Texas

The quality of life enjoyed by the average Texas citizen is ranked 38th nation-wide. Additionally, Texas is ranked 37th by standards of healthcare. There are 468 general hospitals and 501 health centers that provide care for 28,701,845 Texas residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Nix Health Care System, Grace Medical Center, and Houston Methodist Hospital. Residents of Texas enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 40th in the United States. The state of Texas has a cost of living index of 91.3 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 88.9 and a housing index rating of 85.3.

Social demographics of the state

The state of Texas ranks 2nd in the country for diversity. The median age in the state is 35, and 24% of the population is over the age of 55. In the last presidential election 43% of Texas residents voted Democrat and 52% voted Republican. 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 Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-31%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-6%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Texas there are 1,292 masonic lodges.

State-wide weather information

On average, the humidity rating for Texas is around 65%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 81% in the month of February. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 7.44 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 31.68 inches of precipitation a month. The average air quality index rating in Texas is 36.8 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 51.4 AQI. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 82°F. The average high summer temperature is around 102°F in the month of June. The average low summer temperature is around 56°F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Texas drops to around 48°F. The average high winter temperature is around 75°F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 16°F in 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 huisache, post oak, blackbrush, and catclaw. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the whales, the rodents, the armadillos, or the dolphins. The state animal of Texas is the nine-banded armadillo. Some of the plants species native to the Texas region include live oak, mesquite, and post oak.