17 Assisted Living Facilities near Grand Prairie, TX
There are 17 Assisted Living Facilities in the Grand Prairie area, with 5 in Grand Prairie and 12 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Grand Prairie is $3,787 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,400. Cheaper nearby regions include Irving with an average starting cost of $3,263.
To help you with your search, browse the 97 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Grand Prairie. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Grand Prairie 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Desoto with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
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5 Assisted Living Facilities in Grand Prairie, TX
12 Assisted Living Facilities near Grand Prairie, TX
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Grand Prairie
Grand Prairie, Texas, is a relaxed, family-friendly suburb located in the bustling Dallas-Ft. Worth metroplex. A safe, affluent community and proximity to Dallas make Grand Prairie an attractive choice for retirees. There are six assisted living facilities in Grand Prairie proper, with 20 others in the nearby suburbs. The Texas Department of Health and Human Services bases assisted living facilities licensing on the level of supervision that residents need. Type A facilities house residents who are able to follow directions in an emergency and need little overnight care. Type B facilities provide a higher level of care like staff assistance during evacuation.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Grand Prairie
Weather in North Texas means long, hot summers and mild winters. Those with health conditions that are alleviated by warm weather will find relief, but the stifling summer air can be a concern for seniors with respiratory problems.
- The cost of living in Grand Prairie is 97.4, based on a US average of 100. Healthcare expenses are notably higher than the national average - seniors with chronic health conditions should take note. Grocery and housing costs are slightly lower than the national average.
- The overall crime rate in Grand Prairie is lower than the national average. Grand Prairie's violent crime is on par with the U.S. average; property crime is significantly higher than the national average. Much of the property crime in Grand Prairie is car break-ins and petty theft, which shouldn't affect many seniors in assisted living communities.
- Grand Prairie residents do not have access to the DART public transportation system. However, the Grand Connection is a service for those with a qualifying disability or those aged 60 and over. Those with VA benefits may also receive the free service.
- The Grand Prairie area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Texas General Hospital and Baylor, Scott, and White hospital branches, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Grand Prairie, 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 Grand Prairie
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Assisted Living costs in Grand Prairie start around $3,191 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 Grand Prairie 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 Grand Prairie
The Texas Department of Health and Human Services can help seniors find assisted living homes in Grand Prairie, 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, providing an alternative to nursing facility placement and also covers the cost of assisted living.
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 Grand Prairie
Grand Prairie 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 Grand Prairie, please visit our Assisted Living in Texas page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Grand Prairie
Grand Prairie-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.
Other Options in Grand Prairie, TX
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Grand Prairie
Review of Atria Grand Prairie
I love Atria Grand Prairie. My mom has moved into this place. There is someone there to help her with anything. She loves the food; she says it is good. She participates in activities everyday. The... Read more
Review of Atria Grand Prairie
My mother is a resident of Atria Grand Prairie. We've had some growing pains because when we first went to go look at the community it was still Brookdale and has been acquired by Atria since then.... Read more
Review of Atria Grand Prairie
Brookdale was very nice. It's probably the best location for me, but they didn't have any openings. I liked the staff and they had a pretty varied menu for food choices. Read more