Part of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, Denton County is rated one of the most comfortable places to live in Texas. It has a population of 887,207 people, of whom 10.5% are seniors, which is a much lower percentage than the national median. The area’s year-round warm weather and sunshine make it ideal for those seeking a sunny retirement spot. Denton County is a mainly suburban area, but has several natural spaces. These include the Arbor Hills Nature Preserve and Lake Ray Roberts, which has beaches, campsites and fishing areas. Residents may also like to enjoy a glass of wine at the Fortunata Winery or take in local history at the Denton County Courthouse-on-the Square Museum.

Denton County has a wide selection of assisted living communities which have an average monthly cost of $4,400. Although this is higher than the state and national averages, Texas offers several tax exemptions for seniors and collects no income tax, which may help make retirement in Denton County more affordable.

Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Denton County, TX

Lewisville Estates

800 College Pkwy, Lewisville, TX, 75077

Lewisville Estates offers independent and assisted living in the heart of Lewisville, Texas, minutes from Orchard Valley Park and easily accessible from the I-35. Residents and visitors give high mark … (read more)
Lewisville Estates offers independent and assisted living in the heart of Lewisville, Texas, minutes from Orchard Valley Park and easily accessible from the I-35. Residents and visitors give high mark … (read more)

2016

Mustang Creek Estates – Frisco TX

1200 West Main St., Frisco, TX, 75033

Mustang Creek Estates is nestled in a west side neighborhood of Frisco, near Lewisville Lake and numerous retail establishments. Visitors comment on the small group environment and homey, welcoming at … (read more)
Mustang Creek Estates is nestled in a west side neighborhood of Frisco, near Lewisville Lake and numerous retail establishments. Visitors comment on the small group environment and homey, welcoming at … (read more)

Atria Carrollton

1825 Arbor Creek Drive, Carrollton, TX, 75010

Atria Carrollton is located near Dallas-Fort Worth in Carrollton, Texas, and strives to deliver the best care possible. The facility offers independent living, assisted living and memory care, includi … (read more)
Atria Carrollton is located near Dallas-Fort Worth in Carrollton, Texas, and strives to deliver the best care possible. The facility offers independent living, assisted living and memory care, includi … (read more)

2014, 2015

Sunrise of Frisco

2680 Legacy Dr, Frisco, TX, 75034

Sunrise of Frisco is conveniently situated near main highways, stores, restaurants and medical centers in this upscale suburb of Dallas, Texas. Visitors have commented on the warm, homey and comfortab … (read more)
Sunrise of Frisco is conveniently situated near main highways, stores, restaurants and medical centers in this upscale suburb of Dallas, Texas. Visitors have commented on the warm, homey and comfortab … (read more)

Beehive Homes of Frisco

2660 Timber Ridge Road, Frisco, TX, 75034

I hiighly recommend the Beehive homes in Frisco. My dad was only there for a little over a month before he passed away, but we were very happy with his care. My dad often told us how happy he was , w … (read more)
I hiighly recommend the Beehive homes in Frisco. My dad was only there for a little over a month before he passed away, but we were very happy with his care. My dad often told us how happy he was , w … (read more)

Landing at Watermere Frisco

4300 Cotton Gin Road, Frisco, TX, 75034

The Landing at Watermere Frisco is located just minutes from the Dallas North Tollway and near many stores, restaurants and Grand Park. Visitors remark that the beautiful facility feels like a five-st … (read more)
The Landing at Watermere Frisco is located just minutes from the Dallas North Tollway and near many stores, restaurants and Grand Park. Visitors remark that the beautiful facility feels like a five-st … (read more)

2014, 2016

Brookdale Denton South

2525 Lillian Miller Parkway, Denton, TX, 76210

Located in a quiet residential neighborhood in Denton, Texas, Brookdale Denton South offers assisted living services to seniors. Family members appreciate that their loved ones are staying active and … (read more)
Located in a quiet residential neighborhood in Denton, Texas, Brookdale Denton South offers assisted living services to seniors. Family members appreciate that their loved ones are staying active and … (read more)

Sonoma House Assisted Living

2048 E Hebron Parkway, Carrollton, TX, 75007

Sonoma House Assisted Living is located near Arbor Hills Nature Preserve in Carrollton, Texas. Exercise therapy, memory therapy and music programs are a few standout offerings of the facility. Residen … (read more)
Sonoma House Assisted Living is located near Arbor Hills Nature Preserve in Carrollton, Texas. Exercise therapy, memory therapy and music programs are a few standout offerings of the facility. Residen … (read more)

Brookdale Lewisville

965 Gardenridge Road, Lewisville, TX, 75077

Brookdale Lewisville offers pet-friendly, personalized assisted living near Lake Park in Lewisville, Texas. Residents and their loved ones heap high praise on the facility’s filling, home-style meals … (read more)
Brookdale Lewisville offers pet-friendly, personalized assisted living near Lake Park in Lewisville, Texas. Residents and their loved ones heap high praise on the facility’s filling, home-style meals … (read more)

Lake Point Luxury Assisted Living

20000 Fiddlers Green Rd, Frisco, TX, 75034

I visited Lake Point Luxury the week before my mom passed away. I was looking for a higher level of care for her, so I visited them. It was a nice community. It was much smaller than where she was at … (read more)
I visited Lake Point Luxury the week before my mom passed away. I was looking for a higher level of care for her, so I visited them. It was a nice community. It was much smaller than where she was at … (read more)

Rosewood Assisted Living & Memory Care

4141 Long Prairie Road, Flower Mound, TX, 75028

Rosewood Assisted Living & Memory Care is located in Flower Mound, Texas just south of the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital and the Flower Mound Senior Center. Visitors say the community feels l … (read more)
Rosewood Assisted Living & Memory Care is located in Flower Mound, Texas just south of the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital and the Flower Mound Senior Center. Visitors say the community feels l … (read more)

The Oaks Assisted Living and Memory Care

3281 Long Prairie Road, Flower Mound, TX, 75022

The Oaks Assisted Living and Memory Care is located in Flower Mound, Texas, just above Grapevine Lake. Guests are delighted by a coffee pot, microwave and full-size refrigerator in each suite. Other s … (read more)
The Oaks Assisted Living and Memory Care is located in Flower Mound, Texas, just above Grapevine Lake. Guests are delighted by a coffee pot, microwave and full-size refrigerator in each suite. Other s … (read more)

BeeHive Homes Lewisville Old Town

477 West Main Street, Lewisville, TX, 75057


Bethesda Gardens Assisted Living, Frisco

10588 Legacy Dr., Frisco, TX, 75033

Just minutes from Frisco’s Historic Downtown, Bethesda Gardens Frisco Assisted Living allows residents to experience a wide variety of shops and restaurants, and outings to the nearby zoo, Dr. Pepper … (read more)
Just minutes from Frisco’s Historic Downtown, Bethesda Gardens Frisco Assisted Living allows residents to experience a wide variety of shops and restaurants, and outings to the nearby zoo, Dr. Pepper … (read more)

Fairhaven Denton

2400 N.Bell Ave, Denton, TX, 76209

Fairhaven Denton was excellent. It far exceeded my expectations. I even told the director that I would live there. It’s fantastic and beautiful. It’s kind of in the middle price, so it’s not exorbitan … (read more)
Fairhaven Denton was excellent. It far exceeded my expectations. I even told the director that I would live there. It’s fantastic and beautiful. It’s kind of in the middle price, so it’s not exorbitan … (read more)

Flower Mound Assisted Living Community

6051 Morriss Road, Flower Mound, TX, 75028

Flower Mound Assisted Living and Community is a pet-friendly assisted living and memory care facility with a resident capacity of 78 located in Flower Mound, Texas. Residents and their guests heap hig … (read more)
Flower Mound Assisted Living and Community is a pet-friendly assisted living and memory care facility with a resident capacity of 78 located in Flower Mound, Texas. Residents and their guests heap hig … (read more)

Gracious Care Home – Lewisville

2129 Wallbrook Dr. , Lewisville, TX, 75067

We put my mom in Gracious Care Home, and it’s been great so far. They’re very attentive and respectful of her needs, and they work well with her home health care company as well. They have cable TV wh … (read more)
We put my mom in Gracious Care Home, and it’s been great so far. They’re very attentive and respectful of her needs, and they work well with her home health care company as well. They have cable TV wh … (read more)

Brookdale Denton North

2525 North Hinkle Drive, Denton, TX, 76201

From a very professional staff to a clean facility, Brookdale Denton North receives high marks from residents and their loved ones. This facility provides assisted living options to seniors in Denton, … (read more)
From a very professional staff to a clean facility, Brookdale Denton North receives high marks from residents and their loved ones. This facility provides assisted living options to seniors in Denton, … (read more)

Inspired Living at Lewisville

1080 W. Round Grove Road, Lewisville, TX, 75028

My mom-in-law stayed at Inspired Living Lewisville right when it opened until the year 2020. I just know they were really having a lot of growing pains (as a new facility would) because she moved in j … (read more)
My mom-in-law stayed at Inspired Living Lewisville right when it opened until the year 2020. I just know they were really having a lot of growing pains (as a new facility would) because she moved in j … (read more)

Anthology of Denton

1919 Brinker Rd., Denton, TX, 76208

We’ve been at Anthology of Denton three times. At the time of the tour, I guess I didn’t know what to expect, because the new homes are not like the older nursing homes that some of my relatives have … (read more)
We’ve been at Anthology of Denton three times. At the time of the tour, I guess I didn’t know what to expect, because the new homes are not like the older nursing homes that some of my relatives have … (read more)

Paying for Assisted Living in Denton County

As part of the Dallas metroplex, Denton County shares the city’s average assisted living cost of $4,400 per month. According to Genworth’s 2020 Cost of Care Survey, this is slightly higher than the national median of $4,300. Assisted living in Denton County is also more expensive than the statewide average of $3,998 per month.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Nearby Cities

Assisted living prices in Texas can vary widely, and costs in Denton County are relatively high compared to other areas of the state. In nearby Sherman, costs are much lower, averaging $3,400 per month. In the state’s northeastern corner, Texarkana has some of the lowest assisted living prices in the state. At an average of $2,600, it’s $1,800 per month more affordable than the amount paid in Denton County. On the opposite side of the state, El Paso has a similar assisted living cost at $2,950. Costs in Austin are higher at $4,250 per month. Closer to the Gulf Coast, the average cost in the Houston area is $4,750. Farther inland, seniors in College Station pay some of the state’s highest assisted living rates at an average of $5,355. Assisted living facilities in the Midland area charge similar fees of $5,250 per month.

$4400

Denton County

$3998

Texas

$4300

The United States

$2600

Texarkana

$2950

El Paso

$3400

Sherman

$4250

Austin

$4750

Houston

$5250

Midland

$5355

College Station

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Denton County

Seniors in Denton County may be eligible to receive assistance paying for assisted living through the Texas Department of Health and Human Services. Services include placement into facilities that match the level of care needed. Seniors who receive Medicaid or Medicare benefits, or who have SSI income or VA benefits, may also be eligible for payment assistance through the STAR+PLUS program. It serves specific areas of the state, providing an alternative to nursing facility placement.

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

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Denton County

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 Denton County

ResourceContact Service
North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging(800) 272-3921The local Area Agency on Aging helps adults stay healthy and comfortable as they age through a variety of supportive programs. Seniors can get information and referrals to health and long-term care services or access help preparing health insurance applications. The AAA also offers chronic disease management and fall prevention workshops as well as a long-term care ombudsman program, which advocates for residents of care homes and helps resolve complaints.
Denton County Veterans Service Office(940) 349-2950Benefits counselors at the Denton County Veterans Service Office are available to help senior veterans access the state and federal benefits they’ve earned through their service. Help is available with determining eligibility and applying for VA disability compensation, healthcare coverage, pensions and supplemental benefits, such as Aid and Attendance and the Housebound Allowance, which may help cover assisted living costs.
Denton Senior Center(940) 349-8720At the Denton Senior Center, adults aged 50 and over and their spouses can take advantage of an activity calendar filled with social and educational events. These include low-impact exercise classes, craft workshops and group celebrations. The senior center also has a woodworking shop, library, games room and fitness center stocked with modern equipment and weights.
North Central Texas Aging & Disability Resource Center(817) 695-9142Aging adults can obtain information and referrals to a variety of local resources through the ADRC. The center can connect seniors with educational programs related to scam awareness, memory loss and living with chronic conditions as well as other topics relevant to seniors. The ADRC can also help seniors access financial assistance and nursing home relocation services, which provide help with the transition from a nursing home to a community-based setting such as an assisted living facility.
Legal Aid of Northwest Texas(940) 383-1406This pro-bono law firm can provide information on common legal topics such as elder rights, financial issues and health insurance access. Seniors can get full legal representation or advice and help with tasks like filling out legal forms. The organization also provides access to online self-help resources.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Denton County

Denton County-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.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Denton County