- Beaumont senior residents can attend medical appointments, run their errands and go to social events with the help of the low-cost transportation service offered by the SeniorMeals nonprofit. Seniors should book their rides a couple of days in advance.
- Summers in Beaumont are hot, with temperatures of up to 92 degrees, while winters are mild and there’s no snowfall. Assisted living facilities are equipped with A/C units to make sure residents stay cool during the warm months.
- For every 100,000 people in Beaumont there are 205 medical professionals, which is a slightly below-average ratio. However, seniors in the city do pay less for health care than the average American.
- There are several hospitals operating in the city, including the CHRISTUS Southeast Texas — St. Elizabeth, the Baptist Hospital of Southeast Texas and the Beaumont Emergency Hospital.
- Beaumont is a cost-effective retirement option for seniors. The city’s overall cost of living is substantially lower than in other regions in Texas. Seniors can save on housing, utilities and groceries.
- The city averages higher crime rates than the national norm. However, assisted living facilities take steps to ensure residents’ safety such as employing on-site security.
- Seniors aged 65 and above in Texas benefit from several tax exemption programs, including Homestead.
Beaumont assisted living residents pay $4,372 on average each month, according to the Genworth Cost of Care 2021 Survey. Beaumont rates for this type of care are higher than the Texas average of $3,998 and lower than the national median of $4,500.
Compared with other cities on the eastern side of Texas, Beaumont’s rates for assisted living are midrange. Facilities in Beaumont charge more than in areas such as College Station ($3,998) and Houston ($4,245). However, residential care in the city is substantially more affordable than in Austin ($5,345) and Victoria ($5,600).
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The average price for home care and home health care of $4,385 in Beaumont is nearly in line with the rate for assisted living, but slightly higher. Nursing home facilities also provide residential care, but their services are suitable for frail seniors who need medical monitoring and help with almost all aspects of day-to-day life. This type of care is the most expensive option in the city, at an average rate of $5,323.
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Texas’ STAR+PLUS program helps aging citizens get set up in assisted living by covering all or some of the cost of care. Enrollment is limited to Medicaid recipients who meet eligibility requirements.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Texas page.