9 Assisted Living Facilities in Amarillo, TX

Brookdale Medi Park West

7404 Wallace Blvd, Amarillo, TX
Brookdale Medi Park West is nestled in the heart of a quiet neighborhood in Amarillo, Texas, near the Amarillo Country Club and close to restaurants, shopping, lakes, parks and major hospitals. Residents and visitors praise the knowledgeabl... (read more)
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Brookdale Sleepy Hollow

7401 Seville Drive, Amarillo, TX
Brookdale Sleepy Hollow is located on a cozy street in Amarillo, Texas, moments from a variety of shops and restaurants, the Coulter Road Baptist Church and St. Thomas the Apostle Parish. The facility offers a multitude of amenities, such a... (read more)
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The Legacy at Town Square

9700 Hillside Road, Amarillo, TX
The Legacy at Town Square is a luxurious, yet rustic senior living community located in Amarillo, Texas. The facility offers a number of suites with different floor plans, each designed with convenience and comfort in mind. Amenities and se... (read more)
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Craig Retirement

5500 West 9th Avenue, Amarillo, TX
Craig Retirement sits proudly in Amarillo, Texas, and is only a short drive from North West Amarillo Public Library and West Amarillo Blvd., giving residents easy access to the downtown area. This facility spans more than 40 acres with 40 a... (read more)
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Park Central

1300 S. Harrison, Amarillo, TX
Park Central's campus offers apartment homes, assisted living, long-term care, certified memory care and skilled nursing and rehabilitation in downtown Amarillo, Texas. Residents appreciate having all these options in one location, as they ... (read more)
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Dr Winfred And Elizabeth Moore Assisted Living Center

400 SW 14th St, Amarillo, TX
At the Dr Winfred and Elizabeth Moore Assisted Living Center in Amarillo, Texas, quality of life is the emphasis. In addition to spacious accommodations, residents enjoy premium amenities including an on-site wellness center, spa and pharma... (read more)
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Heartis Amarillo

1610 Research, Amarillo, TX
Heartis Amarillo is located near I-40 in Amarillo, Texas, close to Vibra Hospital of Amarillo and Baptist Saint Anthony's Hospital. Visitors and loved ones appreciate the positive impression the community's friendly, helpful and knowledgeab... (read more)
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Plum Creek Place

6800 Plum Creek Drive, Amarillo, TX
Plum Creek Place is located on a quiet street in Amarillo, just a short drive from numerous stores, restaurants, hospitals and churches. The facility provides a variety of amenities such as common areas and an outdoor garden to relax in, an... (read more)
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Harrington Assisted Living Center

401 S W 12th, Amarillo, TX
Located in beautiful Amarillo, TX, Harrington Assisted Living Center provides a myriad of activities for residents including group games, movie nights and karaoke. The community also offers Bible study, fitness activities and book clubs. Re... (read more)
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At A Glance

There are 9 assisted living communities in the city and surrounding suburbs to choose from. The average cost of assisted living in Amarillo is $3,573 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Amarillo

The city of Amarillo, sometimes called the "Yellow Rose of Texas," is home to a growing population of seniors. Altogether, persons age 55 or older make up 23.2 percent of Amarillo's residents. For those thinking about moving into an assisted living facility, there are at least nine to choose from within Amarillo's city limits. They are licensed by Texas Health and Human Services as one of two different types of ALFs, depending on who they serve. Type A facilities provide care for residents who don't require regular overnight attendance and are able to follow directions in emergency situations. By contrast, Type B facilities care for residents who need night time attendance, can't follow emergency instructions and require assistance to evacuate. Both types of facilities offer personal care services in homey settings. 

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Amarillo

• Compared to the rest of the nation, Amarillo's climate is unusually sunny. It averages 259 sunny days per year (the U.S. median is only 205). The city has hot summers, with highs in the 90s, and cold winters, with lows often in the 20s.

• Amarillo is an affordable city for seniors, with a cost of living 16.7 percent below the national average.

• Seniors' retirement income is tax-free in Amarillo because Texas has no state income tax.

• Public transportation options for seniors in Amarillo are limited. Amarillo City Transit is the city's primary provider. According to a study released in 2017, ACT received a "failing grade" on availability, reliability and efficiency. In an effort to improve its transit system, Amarillo added more routes beginning in August 2018.

• Amarillo offers a variety of attractions for people of all ages. For example, assisted living facilities may choose to offer residents outings to local shops, restaurants, museums or the Amarillo Botanical Gardens.

• The Amarillo area is home to world-class medical facilities, including BSA Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

Paying for Assisted Living in Amarillo

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Texas

$4,000.00 US
$3,573.00 Amarillo
$2,800.00 Clovis

Assisted Living costs in Amarillo start around $3,573 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.

It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Amarillo and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Amarillo

The expenses associated with assisted living are understandably a significant concern for many seniors. Fortunately, financial aid is available for seniors who qualify. Texas's Health and Human Services Commission operates a Medicaid program called STAR+PLUS. For eligible seniors who are at least 65 years of age or disabled, STAR+PLUS offers an alternative to nursing facility placement and may pay for assisted living services.

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Texas page.

More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Texas page.

Free Assisted Living Resources in Amarillo

Amarillo and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Amarillo

Amarillo-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Texas are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Texas page for more information about these laws.