111 Assisted Living Facilities near Frisco, TX
With an average cost of $3,483 in Frisco, it’s often difficult to find assisted living communities that provide high-quality care at an affordable price. At Caring.com, our mission is to make this process as smooth and painless as possible, and we’ve helped many families along the way.
This guide provides everything you need to quickly compare communities and narrow your search, including 72 unique reviews from residents and our comprehensive database that gives pricing, amenity information, photos and more on the 12 facilities in Frisco.
Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Frisco, TX
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Frisco
Frisco is a family friendly suburb located to the north of Dallas. Its population has boomed to 177,286 as of 2017 and is still rapidly growing. While the senior population in Frisco is only 7.4 percent, it is still an attractive choice for retirees since it is a safe, affluent community in proximity to a major metropolitan city.
There are 56 total assisted living facilities in Frisco and the surrounding suburbs. Assisted Living facilities in Frisco and all of Texas are regulated by the Department of Health and Human Services and licensed based on residents' level of care and supervision.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Frisco
North Texas climate includes long, hot summers and very mild winters. Seniors who are especially sensitive to heat may be uncomfortable, while those with respiratory conditions alleviated by warm, dry air will find relief.
- The cost of living in Frisco is 131.7, based on a US average of 100. Housing costs are nearly double the national average; however, healthcare expenses and grocery cost are in line with the US average.
Overall, the crime rate in Frisco is lower than the national average. Frisco's violent crime is significantly lower than the U.S. average; property crime slightly lower than the national average. Much of the property crime in Frisco is car break-ins and petty theft, which shouldn't affect many seniors in assisted living communities.
- Frisco residents may be eligible for paratransit service from the Denton County Transportation Authority. The Dallas Area Regional Transit system offers reduced rates for seniors aged 65 and over. For those under 65, reduced rates are available with a qualifying disability.
- The Frisco area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Baylor, Scott, and White and Texas Health Frisco hospital branches, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Frisco, 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 Frisco
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Frisco start around $3,413 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 Frisco 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 Frisco
The Texas Department of Health and Human Services can match seniors to assisted living homes in Frisco, Texas, within their budget and that provide the level of care they require. Those with Medicaid, Medicare or SSI income, may be eligible for assisted living financing. The STAR+PLUS serves specific areas of the state, with benefits that include partial payment for assisted living or nursing home care.
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 Frisco
Frisco 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 Frisco, please visit our Assisted Living in Texas page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Frisco
Frisco-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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Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Frisco
Review of Landing at Watermere Frisco
We had a very good visit of Landing at Watermere Frisco. It's a very nice facility. The staff was excellent, very helpful, and very friendly to all of the residents. The facility was extremely clea... Read more
Review of Mustang Creek Estates - Frisco TX
For the type of the facility that they are, I'd give Mustang Creek Estates a good rating, but they're not the facility for us. The staff was so friendly, but the rooms felt more like a nursing home... Read more
Review of Landing at Watermere Frisco
Our visit to Landing at Watermere Frisco was outstanding. The staff was excellent and one thing that I noticed was the residents were walking around, they were involved, and they were extremely hap... Read more