1 Assisted Living Facility in Hillsboro, TX

The Legends At Hillsboro

Provides: Assisted Living
110 Outlet Dr, Hillsboro, TX 76645
"We have other acquaintances or friends who have used the facility in past. We've looked into it for quite a while and it's just the place for her because it's close enough for all of us, her five..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Hillsboro

    Hillsboro is located about halfway between Waco and the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex in North Texas.  A 2010 Main Street America community with proximity to the City of Dallas makes Hillsboro an attractive choice for retirees. The population is 8,400, 15.3 percent of which are seniors aged 65 and over. There are eight assisted living facilities in Hillsboro to care for seniors. 

    In Hillsboro, as in all of Texas, assisted living facilities are regulated by the Department of Health and Human Services and licensed based on residents' ability to evacuate the facility in an emergency and whether nighttime attendance is necessary. Assisted living communities are divided into two levels based on the residents' needs and the licenses are designated accordingly. 

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Hillsboro

    • Weather in North Texas is hot and dry, with long summers and short winters. July high temperatures average 95 degrees Fahrenheit, and January lows are around 37 degrees. Seniors who are sensitive to high heat may be uncomfortable. 

    • Air quality in Hillsboro is rated a 44, which is poorer than the U.S. average of 58. According to the American Lung Association, those with respiratory conditions, asthma, and those over 65 may still be at risk from particle or pollution in the air. 

    • The cost of living in Hillsboro is 76.2, compared to a U.S. average of 100. The main difference is housing prices, which are more than 50 percent lower than the national average. This may make assisted living costs less for seniors, as well. However, both grocery and health care costs are slightly higher than the national average. 

    • Violent crime in Hillsboro is about three-quarters of the national average, while property crime is slightly higher. Seniors are urged to take precautions, as these crimes can range from petty theft to larceny. 

    • Texas has no state income tax, meaning that retirement income and social security benefits are not subject to taxation. This means more money available for assisted living expenses for Hillsboro seniors. 

    • The Hillsboro area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Hill Regional Hospital and Providence Family Health Clinic, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Hillsboro

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Texas

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,550.00 Midlothian
    $3,248.00 Waxahachie
    $3,120.00 Mansfield
    $2,945.00 Cleburne
    $2,907.00 Waco

    Assisted Living costs in Hillsboro start around $0 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 Hillsboro 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 Hillsboro

    The Texas Department of Health and Human Services may be able to place seniors into assisted living communities according to their budget and level of care needed. The STAR+PLUS program is also an option for qualifying seniors, such as those receiving Medicaid, Medicare, or SSI benefits. It isn't available in all parts of the state, however. 

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

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    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 Hillsboro

    Hillsboro 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 Hillsboro, please visit our Assisted Living in Texas page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Hillsboro

    Hillsboro-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 Hillsboro

    • Review of The Legends At Hillsboro

      The Legends At Hillsboro was not nice at all. It was right off of Interstate Highway 35. They didn't have anyone there to show me a room. They had to take a nurse to show me the room, and he didn't... Read more

      Lori
    • Review of The Legends At Hillsboro

      We went to check out The Legends At Hillsboro assisted living facility as an option for my brother's friend. The yards and outer regions included many nice areas to enjoy, with well manicured lawn... Read more

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    • Review of The Legends At Hillsboro

      We have other acquaintances or friends who have used the facility in past. We've looked into it for quite a while and it's just the place for her because it's close enough for all of us, her five d... Read more

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