Located less than 20 miles from downtown Houston, Missouri City is a great fit for assisted living residents who are looking for a well-connected suburban location with a reasonable cost of living. This community of 75,457 is home to more than 10,000 seniors, who benefit from a variety of age-friendly amenities. The city offers a number of recreational programs for older adults, and residents have easy access to major transportation corridors and on-demand ride-sharing programs that travel to destinations across the metropolitan area.
Seniors who need a higher level of care than they can receive at home or want to enjoy a more socially engaged lifestyle may consider assisted living. In Missouri City and the greater Houston area, the median monthly cost of care is $4,750. Local prices are higher than the state and national averages, but they’re fairly competitive for the region.
This guide provides information about assisted living, including local providers and average prices, to help seniors and their families make informed decisions about long-term care. Readers will also find information about the state’s licensing requirements and a directory of government agencies and nonprofits that can help seniors develop a plan for healthy aging.