If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Harlingen 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 Harlingen, 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 Harlingen or another care type is right for you. Browse 12 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Harlingen.
900 Camelot Drive, Harlingen, TX 78550
Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private
We Celebrate Life At Valley View Senior Living we believe that every senior deserves to be treated with dignity and respect. We also believe that life should be robust, active and focused on the future at all times. We remain deeply passionate about creating warm, joyous and caring environments...
1201 W. Ridge Road, Pharr, TX 78577
Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private
Introducing The Gardens at Brook Ridge Brand New, State-of-the-Art Assisted Living & Memory Care Community The Gardens at Brook Ridge is a warm, welcoming assisted living home that fosters a sense of community for the residents. The overall design balances the operational needs of providing...
2825 W Canton Rd, Edinburg, TX 78539
Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private
At AVALON, we set ourselves apart from other residences with the level of care and compassion we show to our residents. Our care is unique in that we treat our residents as people with individual needs rather than grouping them as 'those with dementia.' After all, a lack of cognitive ability...
1522 E Griffin Pkwy, Mission, TX 78572
Waterford Gardens On Griffin ParkwayLocated in beautiful Mission, Texas, Waterford Gardens On Griffin Parkway is an assisted living community with ample green space and walking paths. Our property is situated in a quiet residential area within just minutes of a variety of activities including...
715 N Medford Ave, Brownsville, TX 78521
Medford Place is an assisted living community that is available to seniors in Brownsville, TX. Brownsville offers great opportunities for those looking for the entertainment that festivals bring about, for those who enjoy the theater, and for those who like to golf. This community is located in a...
3201 North Ware Road, McAllen, TX 78501
Private, Semi-Private, 1 Bed
Briarcliff Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, located just a few minutes from several area hospitals, is a leader in healthcare offering the community of McAllen a variety of services. Briarcliff Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is proud to be the recipient of the 2011 National Quality Bronze...
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:
A nursing home is a building that provides residence to two or more persons who are not related by blood or by marriage to the administrator. This type of facility provides its residents with around-the-clock care by registered nurses. These caregivers offer health related services for those who cannot adequately care for themselves because of their aging.
Nursing homes can be a convenient and easy care choice for persons 65 years and above, however nursing homes will frequently individuals 55 and greater seldomheard of in senior care regarding care types.As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to be free from abuse and neglect, have your representative notified about your care, have protections against involuntary transfer or discharge, and exercise your rights as a U.S. citizen. A significant number of nursing home occupants are persons who require assistance with daily tasks such as getting dressed, experience difficulty with hearing and vision, have incontinence issues, or have a physical or mental disability. Many residents of nursing homes may have behavioral issues. These can consist of resisting assistance, verbal outbursts, or a tendency to wander. Many residents tend to be bachelors or widows with less social support, and almost fifty percent of nursing home residents are over the age of 85. The most frequent mental issue effecting nursing home residents is dementia, which can cloud their and familiarity with their surroundings, memory recall, and decision making capacities.
Cost of living can be a major factor in deciding which care choice is best for you or your loved one. Per month, the median rent in Harlingen is $627 and the median value of a house in Harlingen costs around $83,571. The rent burden for Harlingen is about 14.7% of the average monthly income.
Harlingen has a population density of 630 people per square mile. In Harlingen, 29.8% live in poverty, 56.4% participate in the labor force, 6.9% consider themselves widows, and 14.4% have some form of disability. In terms of education, 17.7% have a college degree, 6.3% have a graduate degree, and 27.6% have a high-school diploma. Out of the total city population, 50.1% are male and 49.9% are female. The median age of Harlingen is 31 years old. Demographically, Harlingen is 80.5% Hispanic, 1.2% mixed race, 3.9% other or not specified, 0.4% Native American, 92.2% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.2% Asian, and 1.0% black. In Harlingen, 7.1% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military.
The quality of life enjoyed by the average Texas citizen is ranked 38th nation-wide. Additionally, Texas is ranked 37th by healthcare standards. Residents of Texas enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 40th in the United States. Out of a national average of 100, Texas has a cost of living index rating of 91, a grocery index rating of 89, and a housing index rating of 85. There are 468 general hospitals and 501 health centers that provide care for 28,701,845 Texas residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Texas are Nix Health Care System, Grace Medical Center, and Houston Methodist Hospital.
In terms of diversity, Texas ranks 2nd in the nation. In terms of religion, 42% of Texas residents attend religious services among the 27,848 different congregations that are available in the state. 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. The median age in the state is 35, and 24% of the population is over the age of 55. In the most recent presidential election, 52% of Texas residents voted Republican and 43% voted Democrat.
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. On average, the state receives 31.68 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 7.44 inches of precipitation a month. During the summer, the average temperature in Texas is around 82F. The average high summer temperature is around 102F in the month of June. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 56F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 48F. The average high winter temperature is around 75F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 16F in the month of January. Texas experiences an average humidity rating of about 65%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 81% in the month of February. 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.
The state of Texas has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of prickly pear (opuntia) cactus, ceniz, huisache, and blackbrush. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the white tail deer, the bats, the opossums, or the desert big horn sheep. Some of the plants species native to the Texas region include live oak, post oak, and perennial bunchgrasses. The state animal of Texas is the nine-banded armadillo.
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