18 Assisted Living Facilities near Manchaca, TX
There are 18 Assisted Living Facilities in the Manchaca area, with 2 in Manchaca and 16 nearby.
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2 Assisted Living Facilities in Manchaca, TX
16 Assisted Living Facilities near Manchaca, TX
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Manchaca
Manchaca is a small suburb of Austin, Texas. The town has a long history of debate over the name, pronunciation and history of its name; a hotly debated homage to a hero in the war for Texas's independence from Mexico in 1835. The town is just 10 miles from downtown Austin, a popular destination for shopping, entertainment and dining. Manchaca's population is 1,000, 15% of whom are seniors aged 65 and older. These seniors may, as they age, need to move into an assisted living facility. There are two in Manchaca proper, with 15 more in the nearby metro area.
Assisted living communities in Manchaca, as in all of Texas, are divided into two tiers of care, depending on the independence of the residents. Assisted living facilities are considered Type A facilities, meaning that residents can evacuate without assistance in an emergency.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Manchaca
Cost of living in Manchaca is 126.3, compared to the U.S. average of 100. Housing costs make the biggest difference, coming in at 167.2 compared to the baseline of 100. Higher housing costs may cause operating costs for assisted living to increase, which may affect seniors on a budget.
- Texas has no state income tax, including income from Social Security benefits and withdrawals from IRAs and other retirement accounts. This extra money may benefit seniors paying assisted living costs.
Weather in Manchaca means mild winters with no snow and long, hot summers, with July high temperatures regularly reaching into the 90s. Seniors in assisted living who are sensitive to high heat may be uncomfortable.
- Manchaca is served by the Capital Metro light rail and bus lines. Seniors over 65 and those with a qualifying disability may be eligible for reduced rates.
- Manchaca is home to world-class medical facilities, including St. David's South Austin Medical Center and Ascension Seton Southwest, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Manchaca 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.
Note: Data on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Assisted Living in Manchaca
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Manchaca 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 Manchaca 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 Manchaca
Manchaca seniors may be eligible for the STAR+PLUS Medicaid waiver, which can cover some of the costs associated with assisted living for Texas residents. Those who receive SSI income, Medicaid or Medicare may be eligible for this, although it's not available in all parts of the state, or for all seniors.
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 Manchaca
Manchaca 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 Manchaca, please visit our Assisted Living in Texas page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Manchaca
Manchaca-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.