Assisted Living in Denton
Brookdale Denton South2525 Lillian Miller Parkway, Denton, TX
Brookdale Denton North2525 North Hinkle Drive, Denton, TX
Willow Bend Assisted Living & Memory Care2125 Brinker Rd., Denton, TX
Carriage House Assisted Living1357 Bernard Street, Denton, TX
Denton Golden Meadows Donna Road3200 Donna Road, Denton, TX
The Village Assisted Living and Memory Care1919 Brinker Rd, Denton, TX
Denton Golden Meadows Westridge1805 Westridge Street, Denton, TX
Denton Golden Meadows Foxcroft Circle2303 Foxcroft Cir, Denton, TX
Good Samaritan Society - Denton Village2500 Hinkle Drive, Denton, TX
Mayberry Gardens - Denton Texas3636 Teasley Lane, Denton, TX
At A Glance
There are 23 assisted living communities in the city and surrounding suburbs to choose from. The average cost of assisted living in Denton is $3,190 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Denton
Located just outside the sprawling Dallas-Ft. Worth metroplex, Denton retains its small-town Texas charm. A large nature preserve, three libraries, and community outreach programs for seniors make Denton an attractive place to retire. There are 57 assisted living facilities in the Denton area. The Texas Department of Health and Human Services licenses assisted living facilities based on residents' physical and mental ability to evacuate the facility in an emergency and whether the residents require overnight care and supervision. Type A facilities are limited to residents that do not require routine attendance during sleeping hours and are able to follow directions in an emergency. Higher levels of care are provided by Type B, as the residents are not capable of following directions during an emergency and require staff assistance.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Denton
- North Texas climate consists of long, hot summers and mild winters with rare snow. Seniors with health conditions that are alleviated by warm weather may find relief in this climate.
Cost of living in Denton is slightly lower than the national average which is good for seniors who need to watch their budget. Grocery costs are about 10 percent lower, while housing and healthcare are at the average.
Violent crime in Denton is about two-thirds of the national average, with property crime at the same level.
- The city of Denton provides public transportation through the Denton County Transportation Authority. For travel in and around Dallas, the DART rail and bus lines offer reduced rates for seniors.
- The Denton area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Medical City Denton and Texas Health Resources hospital branches, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Denton, a suburb of Dallas, is a member of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, meaning that its elected leadership “has made the commitment to actively work toward making their town, city or county a great place for people of all ages,” according to AARP.
Paying for Assisted Living in Denton
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Texas
Assisted Living costs in Denton start around $3,190 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 Denton 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 Denton
Seniors in Denton 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.
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
Denton 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 Denton
Denton-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.