Assisted Living in College Station
The Waterford at College Station1103 Rock Prairie Rd, College Station, TX
Bluebonnet Place3601 Victoria Avenue, College Station, TX
The Langford at College Station1851 Carroll Fancher Way, College Station, TX
Carriage Inn - Bryan4235 Broonville Rd, Bryan, TX
Isle at Watercrest Bryan4091 Eastchester Drive, Bryan, TX
Parc at Traditions3095 Club Dr., Bryan, TX
Dansby House Inc703 Dean, Bryan, TX
Crestview Retirement Community2505 E Villa Maria Rd, Bryan, TX
St Joseph Manor2333 Manor Dr, Bryan, TX
Broadmoor Place2601 East Villa Maria Road, Bryan, TX
At A Glance
There are 10 assisted living communities in the city and surrounding suburbs to choose from. The average cost of assisted living in College Station is $3,705 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in College Station
The "college" in College Station is Texas A&M University, which was the first public institution of higher education. Seniors can join the Aggies for a myriad of fun events at the university, from football games to theatrical and musical performances. Seniors can then retire back to their home base at one of the three assisted living facilities in town or in nearby Bryan, which hosts another seven assisted living communities. All these residential facilities provide personal care services, including medication management and help with the activities of daily living. In Texas, all assisted living facilities are licensed by the Department of Health and Human Services.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in College Station
- Weather in College Station is hot and humid during the summer, with high temperatures tiptoeing up to the low 100s. Milder winters usually avoid snow and ice, though freezing low temperatures occur.
- College Station's public transportation is available via the Brazos Transit District, which offers buses around both Bryan and College Station, with half-price fares for seniors. Texas A&M also provides park-and-ride services to football games.
- College Station has an array of community resources for seniors, including the City of College Station Senior Adult Programs, an organization that hosts dances and other socialization opportunities and provides hot meals, self-defense classes and chronic pain self-management workshops, as well as three senior centers.
- The cost of living in College Station is 2.7 percent lower than the national average, making it a great retirement location for seniors on a fixed budget.
- The College Station area is home to world-class medical facilities, including College Station Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The Arts Council of the Brazos Valley sponsors art exhibits, art and crafting classes, historical lectures, classical music concerts and live theater. Seniors are welcome to volunteer at events and as art teachers. Texas A & M University, which is home to the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, also hosts many theatrical and musical performances each year.
Paying for Assisted Living in College Station
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Texas
Assisted Living costs in College Station start around $3,705 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 College Station 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 College Station
The STAR+PLUS program in Texas may provide financial assistance for eligible seniors who need help paying their assisted living costs. Applicants must qualify financially and functionally, and there is a cap on the number of people accepted into the program. In Brazos County, members of STAR+PLUS must choose Superior HealthPlan or UnitedHealthcare as their health coverage plans.
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 College Station
College Station 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 College Station
College Station-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.