6 Assisted Living Facilities near Denison, TX
There are 6 Assisted Living Facilities in the Denison area, with 3 in Denison and 3 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Denison is $2,700 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,400. Cheaper nearby regions include Sherman with an average starting cost of $2,573.
To help you with your search, browse the 39 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Denison. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Denison 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Sherman with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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3 Assisted Living Facilities in Denison, TX
3 Assisted Living Facilities near Denison, TX
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Denison
Just north of Dallas, Texas, is the city of Denison. It's known for the Denison Dam and the Hagerman Wildlife Refuge, lovely locations for seniors who enjoy spending time outdoors. The population of Denison is 23,342, 19.1% of whom are seniors aged 65 and older. Many of these seniors will need accommodations in one of the town's assisted living communities.
In Denison, as in all of Texas, assisted living facilities are licensed and regulated by the state's Department of Health and Human Services. There are two levels of care, determined by the residents' needs for supervision and evacuation assistance in an emergency.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Denison
Denison's weather is characterized by long, hot summers, with July highs in the high-90s and mild winters with little snow. January lows are in the 30s. For seniors who have health conditions aggravated by cold weather, living here may bring relief, although those sensitive to high temperatures may be uncomfortable.
- The cost of living in Denison is 85.5, much lower than nearby Dallas. Housing costs are just 61, compared to the U.S. average of 100. Lower housing costs may lower assisted living fees, as operating costs are lower. This may be important to seniors on a budget.
In Denison, violent crime rates are 20.7, compared to the national average of 22.7, while property crime, including theft, is 40.9 compared to the average of 35.4. Seniors are advised to use caution with themselves and their belongings.
- Denison residents are serviced by the TAPS public transportation system, serving the city and parts of North Texas. Seniors and those with a qualifying disability are eligible for reduced fares.
- The Coppell area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Baylor, Scott, and White Medical Center of Sherman and Texoma Medical Center hospital branches, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The state of Texas does not levy a state income tax, including income derived from Social Security benefits and withdrawals from retirement accounts. This may be helpful for seniors budgeting for assisted living care.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Assisted Living in Denison
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Denison start around $2,700 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 Denison 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 Denison
Denison seniors who receive Medicare, Medicaid, or Social Security benefits may be eligible for financial assistance to pay for assisted living. This is Texas' Medicaid Waiver called the STAR+PLUS program. However, it only covers certain parts of the state and may not be available to all seniors.
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 Denison
Denison 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 Denison, please visit our Assisted Living in Texas page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Denison
Denison-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.
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Denison
Review of Grayson Place Assisted Living Community
Grayson Place was a pretty good place. They were very helpful, and they had a really good staff. They take good care of their residents. The rooms were clean. They get together every day and they h... Read more
Review of Stone Brook Assisted Living & Memory Care
Stone Brook Assisted Living & Memory Care was a good place. I met a lady that moved in when she was 82, and now she's 102-years-old and she's still there. The rooms were bigger than the other p... Read more
Review of Stone Brook Assisted Living & Memory Care
Everyone was so friendly when I went to visit. We placed my dad in this facility and he seems very happy! The staff have been so helpful with his transition and communicate with us regularly. Read more