8 Assisted Living Facilities in Kerrville, TX
The average cost of assisted living in Kerrville is $3,363 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Fredericksburg with an average starting cost of $3,175.
To help you with your search, browse the 21 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Kerrville. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Kerrville 4.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Boerne with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 7 families in Kerrville find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about assisted living options and costs in Kerrville, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Kerrville, TX
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Kerrville
Kerrville, TX, is a still-partly rural town of 23,000 people in a fairly isolated part of Central Texas. Wide stretches of open land surround this city of 19 assisted living communities, where seniors can enjoy long evenings outdoors in the clear air and mild nighttime temperatures.
Kerrville's residential care facilities are regulated as Type A long-term care communities by the Texas Department of Health and Human Services, which inspects for quality health care and safety.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Kerrville
The weather in Kerrville includes 32 inches of rain, 1 inch of snow and temperatures that range between 34 and 94 degrees Fahrenheit in the winter and summer averages. Seniors whose breathing issues are aggravated by dry, cold air may want to stay indoors during the cold months in Kerrville, though summers are generally hot and humid.
Cost of living in Kerrville is somewhat lower than is common for similar-sized cities in the United States. Seniors who shop for themselves pay just 87 percent the average for groceries here, while health care costs run to just 94 percent the national average.
- There's no income tax in Texas, so wages and retirement income are not levied by the state. Texas does apply a sales tax of between 6.25 and 8.25 percent to most retail items, however, while a 20 cent gas tax can make driving more expensive for seniors who still have a car.
- Crime is relatively low in Kerrville. Across most categories, violent and property crime rates are only around two-thirds the rate of similar cities in the United States.
Alamo Regional Transit provides paratransit services to Kerrville's seniors, local riders with disabilities and members of the general public on demand. Trips can be scheduled in advance, which travel planners at some assisted living communities are glad to do for senior residents who need to make a medical office visit or who need a day out for themselves.
- The Kerrville area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Peterson Regional Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Assisted Living in Kerrville
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Assisted Living costs in Kerrville start around $3,317 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 Kerrville 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 Kerrville
Low-income seniors can get help paying for their monthly assisted living costs through the STAR+PLUS program, a Medicaid waiver plan offered by the state of Texas.
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 Kerrville
Kerrville 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 Kerrville, please visit our Assisted Living in Texas page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Kerrville
Kerrville-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 Kerrville
Review of Brookdale Kerrville
I visited Brookdale Kerrville for my father. It's very homey. The staff feels wonderful, it's just an interaction with them briefly. I had the tour and then I've been in this room getting it set up... Read more
Review of Brookdale Guadalupe River Plaza
We toured the Brookdale Guadalupe River Plaza. We spent an hour or so there, and it was great. We loved it, but our trouble is we can't sell my mother-in-law on it. They were very professional, gav... Read more
Review of River Point of Kerrville
My dad moved into River Point of Kerrville and he says it feels like home. The food is great and the people are exceptionally nice, every single one of them. He has an apartment with a microwave in... Read more