7 Assisted Living Facilities in Bryan, TX
The average cost of assisted living in Bryan is $4,070 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,400. Cheaper nearby regions include College Station with an average starting cost of $3,705.
To help you with your search, browse the 40 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Bryan. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Bryan 4.1 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Brenham with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 15 families in Bryan find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about assisted living options and costs in Bryan, call (855) 863-8283.
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Bryan
Bryan is the big college town in the Brazos district, and every free hour in the warm, sunny afternoons here brings students from Texas A&M mingling in coffee shops with seniors from the area's eight assisted living communities. These communities are all regulated as Type A residential care facilities by the Texas Department of Health and Human Services, which publishes guidelines, conducts inspections and encourages every community to help its residents live as independently as possible. To that end, assisted living facilities in Bryan all offer room and board, as well as a measure of privacy in either single- or multiple-occupant rooms. Staff is always on hand to assist with activities of daily living (ADLs), such as dressing and personal care, that seniors sometimes need.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Bryan
Weather in Bryan is similar to that of neighboring Conroe, where winter lows average 40 degrees Fahrenheit and summer highs get to 94 degrees. This area gets around 48 inches of rain in a year, which can raise allergen counts in spring and summer, which can cause issues for seniors with asthma.
Cost of living in Bryan is relatively low. Seniors who buy their own groceries pay close to 10 percent less than the national average, while the cost of health care in Bryan is 5 percent lower than nationwide.
- Texas charges no income tax on wages or retirement income, though a 6.25 to 8.25 percent sales tax does raise the cost of goods for most items. Seniors who keep their own cars when they move into assisted living may notice the 20 cent per gallon gas tax at the pump.
Crime in Bryan is just about exactly on par with the national rate in many categories of offense. Violent crime is lower in Bryan that nationally, which makes for a safer environment for aging citizens, and rates have been in decline overall.
- Transportation in and around Bryan is in the hands of the Brazos Transit District, which operates fixed routes in 10 local communities, including six in Bryan. Seniors over 60 and riders with disabilities get discount fares on all fixed routes, curb-to-curb service for paratransit rides and easy connections between local towns.
- The Bryan area is home to world-class medical facilities, including CHI St. Joseph Health Regional Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Assisted Living in Bryan
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Bryan start around $4,070 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 Bryan 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 Bryan
The STAR+PLUS Medicaid waiver program helps low-income seniors with some or all of the cost of assisted living. To sign up, seniors must be enrolled in Medicaid with no share of cost and be willing to accept assisted living as an alternative to a nursing home.
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 Bryan
Bryan 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 Bryan, please visit our Assisted Living in Texas page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Bryan
Bryan-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 Bryan, TX
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Bryan
Review of Parc at Traditions
Parc at Traditions is OK. The other residents' functioning level is not as high as his intellectually, so my father is having trouble finding anyone to talk to. The staff has been fine, and everybo... Read more
Review of Isle at Watercrest Bryan
I wanted my father at the Isle at Watercrest Bryan. I was much more impressed with their director and confident in his ability to fold my dad into a social setting. The bedrooms were the largest co... Read more
Review of Isle at Watercrest Bryan
Isle at Watercrest Bryan does an evaluation of the patient and charge based on their state and how much care is going to be required. The place is pretty good. They didn't have much of a workout fa... Read more