The decision to move to an assisted living community near you in Houston is not one that is made overnight. Seniors, together with family members and medical professionals, should consider a variety of factors when making this decision. It's a good idea to include a medical professional who can determine the needs of the individual from a healthcare standpoint. With that information in hand, individuals, family members, and loved ones can then take the next steps in selecting an assisted living community in Houston.
It's important to keep a variety of factors in mind. The level of assistance required, current mental condition of the individual, ability to remain socially engaged, and level of supervision and assistance needed all impact what type of assisted living community is chosen. Before making a final selection, seniors and family members should visit those locations under consideration to get a feel for each senior living community and compare its programs, services, activities and available levels of care.
The average monthly cost of assisted living in Houston is $3,750 according to the Genworth Cost of Care Calculator.
The average assisted living property in Texas costs $3,515 per month, which is just below the U.S. national average of $3,750 per month. The size of the Houston area and the variety of assisted living communities result in lower prices, with cities like Austin and San Antonio having the highest average costs in the state ($4,000 to $4,500 per month).
While prices can vary from city to city in the state, all assisted living facilities are impacted by a variety of basic and complex factors. The costs of assisted living in Houston vary based on the type of pricing schemes a community uses, such as community fee-based or all-inclusive pricing.
Other factors that can impact the cost of assisted living include but are not limited to:
Assisted living facilities in Houston offer personal care assistance, medication management, mobility assistance and housekeeping as a basic level of service.
Our local Seniorly Partner Agents often have the ability to negotiate monthly rent and fees on your behalf at many of the communities you might be interested in. This is a free service to you. To connect to a Seniorly Partner Agent email us now at email@example.com or call (855) 866-4515.
The difference between assisted living and other types of senior care is that assisted living sits on a spectrum between independent living and skilled nursing facilities, sometimes called nursing homes.
Here's a break down of the different types of care: