9 Assisted Living Facilities near Boerne, TX
There are 9 Assisted Living Facilities in the Boerne area, with 6 in Boerne and 3 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Boerne is $2,884 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,450. Cheaper nearby regions include Converse with an average starting cost of $2,646.
To help you with your search, browse the 33 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Boerne. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Boerne 4.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Kerrville with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Boerne, TX
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Boerne
Boerne, TX, was founded by German immigrants before the Civil War, and the Boerne Village Band (established in 1860) is now the longest-running band in the world outside of Germany. Seniors from the town's 10 assisted living festivals will find the band's summer concerts on Main Plaza easy to get to and enjoy with family and friends.
Long-term care facilities in Boerne are closely regulated by the Texas Department of Health and Human Services for health, safety and quality of care. Staff provide emergency response for seniors at their properties, as well as regular help performing the activities of daily living (ADLs), such as dressing and taking some medication, that have become challenging for the residents.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Boerne
- Winter weather in Boerne is very mild, with lows averaging 35 degrees Fahrenheit. Summers can get hot, however, with daily highs of 94 degrees in August. Air conditioning indoors is a must-have for seniors during the worst of the summer heat, though evenings can be pleasant for outings.
- The cost of living in Boerne is somewhat lower than the average for other cities this size in the United States. Seniors who shop for their own groceries pay about 18 percent less than the national average, though health care is just 2 percent cheaper in Boerne.
- Aging citizens in Texas pay no income tax on their retirement money, whether it's from investments, pensions or wages from work, as the state doesn't have an income tax. Seniors who shop for themselves do pay sales tax of between 6.25 and 8.25 percent on most goods, and seniors who still drive pay a 20 cent gas tax on every gallon.
Boerne's overall crime rate is low, relative to both Texas and the rest of the United States. In most categories, crime here is less than two-thirds the national rate. Seniors are especially safe from violent crime in Boerne, where rates are lower still.
- Public transportation in Boerne is provided by Alamo Regional Transit, which operates both dial-a-ride and fixed-route bus service in the area.
Seniors and riders with disabilities get discounts on rides with valid ID.
- The Boerne area is home to world-class medical facilities, including HCM Medical Clinic - Boerne, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Assisted Living in Boerne
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Boerne start around $2,884 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 Boerne 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 Boerne
The Texas state Medicaid waiver program, called STAR+PLUS, helps aging citizens with limited means pay for some or all of the cost of assisted living through their health benefits.
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 Boerne
Boerne 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.
To see a list of free assisted living resources in Boerne, please visit our Assisted Living in Texas page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Boerne
Boerne-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.
Other Options in Boerne, TX
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Boerne
Review of Heritage Place of Boerne
My mother in law was a resident there for just a few months until her death. The staff treated us all like family. They went beyond doing their jobs to being selfless servants who showed kindness a... Read more
Review of Morningside Ministries at Menger Springs - Cibolo House Assisted Living Community
I am a family member and guardian for a resident in AL. My mother has lived at Menger Springs AL for over 4 years. During that time there have been many, many staff changes (management, nursing, an... Read more
Review of Happy Living Care Home
My uncle moved into Happy Living Care Home, and I could not be happier. Hes out of the wheelchair, hes walking with just a cane, and he really can do without a cane. Hes gaining strength, and he... Read more