5 Assisted Living Facilities near Keene, TX

2 Assisted Living Facilities in Keene, TX

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Chisholm Trail Estates

Provides: Assisted Living
513 Old Betsy Road, Keene, TX 76059
"We stayed at Chisholm Trail Estates for one year. The general appearance was kind of shabby and well-worn. The staff was very friendly and the food was good. We had bingo, movies, crafts, and music..." More

Lake Pointe at Chisholm Trail

Provides: Assisted Living
513 Old Betsy Rd., Keene, TX 76059
"Mother is at Lake Pointe. Everything I saw was just great. It's a real nice dining area. Mother is well pleased with it. I visited with several of the residents there. Some have been there 15..." More

3 Assisted Living Facilities near Keene, TX

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Heartis Cleburne

Provides: Assisted Living
902 Walter Holliday Drive, Cleburne, TX 76033
"My wife and I moved to Heartis Cleburne. It's a really inviting place that's well-maintained. The interior decorations make it feel homey and we're enjoying it very much. The staff is very friendly..." More

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Santa Fe Trails

Provides: Assisted Living
402 S. Colonial Dr., Cleburne, TX 76033
"Santa Fe Trails's rooms were semi-spacious, clean, and well-kept. The residents were doing different activities in different place, like tossing a ball back and forth and watching TV in a group..." More

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Wren Place

Provides: Assisted Living
814 Woodard Avenue, Cleburne, TX 76033
"Overall, Wren Place has been excellent. They have adequate staff, quality service, the food's good, and the place is nice and clean. Right now, I don't have anything to say about it at all. It's..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Keene

    Keene, Texas, is a small town located approximately an hour's drive from the busy Dallas-Ft. Worth metroplex. The town's population is just 6,500, 13% of whom are seniors aged 65 and older. People in this is a demographic who  need assisted living accommodations as they age can choose from two of these communities in Keene or three more nearby. 

    Assisted living facilities in Keene are licensed and regulated by the state's Department of Senior Services. These regulations have stipulations about the type of license the facility receives, based on the residents' need for overnight supervision and assistance evacuation in case of an emergency.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Keene

    • Weather in Keene includes mild winters with little snow and January lows in the 30s. Seniors sensitive to the cold may find relief here. However, Texas summers are long and hot, with temperatures in July reaching well into the 90s. Those seniors who have health conditions affected by high heat may be uncomfortable. 
    • The overall cost of living in Keene is 100.1, placing it right on par with the national average of 100. However, housing costs are notably lower, at 73.5 compared to the baseline. Lower housing costs may make assisted living fees lower, as the operating costs are less. This may be important for seniors on a tight budget. 
    • Keene is a fairly safe community, with crime rates well below the national average. Violent crimes are just 16.6 compared to the U.S. average of 22.7, while property crimes, including theft and car break-ins, are only 23.6 compared to 35.4 across the nation. 
    • Keene residents have access to the Cleburne Interurban Commuter Bus, which connects throughout Johnson County and terminates in Ft. Worth. Seniors may be eligible for reduced fares. 
    • The city of Keene has no facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Fort Worth.
    • The state of Texas does not levy a state income tax, which may be helpful for seniors budgeting for assisted living care. This includes income from Social Security benefits and retirement investments. 

    Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Keene

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Texas

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,550.00 Midlothian
    $3,141.00 Fort Worth
    $3,120.00 Mansfield
    $2,961.00 Burleson
    $2,945.00 Cleburne
    $2,848.00 Cedar Hill

    Assisted Living costs in Keene 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 Keene 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 Keene

    Seniors in Keene who receive Medicare, Medicaid, or Social Security benefits may be able to enroll in the STAR+PLUS Medicaid Waiver to help offset the costs of assisted living. This program has a limited enrollment basis and may not be available in all areas of the state. 

    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 Keene

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Keene

    Keene-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 Keene

    • Review of Chisholm Trail Estates

      We stayed at Chisholm Trail Estates for one year. The general appearance was kind of shabby and well-worn. The staff was very friendly and the food was good. We had bingo, movies, crafts, and music... Read more

      Charles
    • Review of Lake Pointe at Chisholm Trail

      The Gardens Chisholm Trail is awesome. The people are so great and patient with my mom. They’re always on top of things no matter what time of day or night that I show up there to check on my mom. ... Read more

      JW1
    • Review of Lake Pointe at Chisholm Trail

      Mother is at Lake Pointe. Everything I saw was just great. It's a real nice dining area. Mother is well pleased with it. I visited with several of the residents there. Some have been there 15 years... Read more

      Larry31
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