1 Assisted Living Facility in Copperas Cove, TX

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Stoney Brook Of Copperas Cove

Provides: Assisted Living
1808 Martin Luther King Jr.Dr., Copperas Cove, ...
"We were impressed with the cleanliness, openness, and friendliness. The units were large and well arranged. Our hostess was knowledgeable and pleasant. We have been placed on the waiting list." More

    Assisted Living near Copperas Cove, TX

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Copperas Cove

    • Review of Stoney Brook Of Copperas Cove

      We were impressed with the cleanliness, openness, and friendliness. The units were large and well arranged. Our hostess was knowledgeable and pleasant. We have been placed on the waiting list. Read more

      Jim A.
    • Review of Stoney Brook Of Copperas Cove

      Stoney Brook Of Copperas Cove was very well-maintained and clean. They thought that my mom needed assistance and she moved very slowly. They told us that they don't have the right amount of people ... Read more

      David
    • Review of Stoney Brook Of Copperas Cove

      Stoney Brook of Copperas Cove was clean and friendly, and the people seemed happy in there. They've got a calendar full of activities, and they've got a bus to take them to the store or to the doct... Read more

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    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Copperas Cove

    Copperas Cove is located in central Texas, with an economy closely linked to nearby Fort Hood. Seniors living in "the Cove" have access to a sprawling golf course with professional instruction available, as well as a renowned farmer's market and several paths with walking trails. The population is just over 32,000, 8 percent of whom are seniors aged 65 and over. 

    Copperas Cove assisted living facilities are regulated by the Texas Department of Health and Human Services and licensed based on residents' ability to evacuate the facility in an emergency and whether nighttime attendance is necessary. Type B residents require overnight supervision and staff assistance for emergency evacuation, while Type A residents are more independent. 

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Copperas Cove

    • Weather in central Texas is hot and dry, with short, mild winters and long, hot summers. Copperas Cove's July high temperatures average 94 degrees Fahrenheit, and January lows are around 37 degrees. Seniors sensitive to heat may be uncomfortable. 

    • Air quality in Copperas Cove is rated a 71, which is better than the U.S. average of 58. Seniors with respiratory conditions may find breathing a little easier here. 

    • The cost of living in Horseshoe Bay is 85.7, compared to a U.S. average of 100. Housing costs are half the national average, which may drop assisted living costs for some seniors. Health care is about 10 percent higher than the national average while grocery costs are slightly lower. 

    • Crime rates in Copperas Cove are a bit higher than the national average. Violent crimes are even while property crime rates are a bit higher. Seniors are advised to take precautions with their persons and belongings. 

    • Texas has no state income tax, meaning that retirement income and social security benefits are not subject to taxation. This can help seniors in retirement, as they may have more funds available for assisted living expenses. However, Texas has some of the highest rates in the nation for sales tax and property taxes. 

    • The Copperas Cove area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Metroplex Adventist Hospital and Baylor, Scott and White, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Copperas Cove

    Average Monthly Costs

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    $2,550.00 Copperas Cove

    Assisted Living costs in Copperas Cove start around $2,550 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 Copperas Cove 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 Copperas Cove

    The Texas Department of Health and Human Services may be able to place seniors into assisted living communities according to their budget and level of care needed. This STAR+PLUS program is an option for qualifying seniors, available in many parts of the state. Those with Medicaid or Medicare benefits, or seniors receiving SSI income, may be eligible. 

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

    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 Copperas Cove

    Copperas Cove 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 Copperas Cove, please visit our Assisted Living in Texas page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Copperas Cove

    Copperas Cove-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.

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