7 Assisted Living Facilities in New Braunfels, TX

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Caring Star 2019

Élan Westpointe

Provides: Assisted Living
2140 Independence Drive, New Braunfels, TX 78132
"I was very impressed with Elan Westpointe. It was well kept and did not smell. It was like entering an apartment building. During the tour, all the residents looked well kept. It was a very nice..." More

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Brookdale New Braunfels

Provides: Assisted Living
2457 Loop 337, New Braunfels, TX 78130
"My uncle liked Brookdale New Braunfels. The rooms were absolutely perfect for assisted living. I saw some activities going on, like puzzles. They had a person in charge of making sure that people..." More

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Rio Terra Retirement

Provides: Assisted Living
2294 E. Common Street, New Braunfels, TX 78130
"We were looking for a safe, comfortable place for our dad. When we visited Rio Terra, we were and still are just amazed by the great things we saw and witnessed. Smiles, fun and very caring..." More

Caring Star 2013

The Heritage at Edenhill Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
631 LAKEVIEW BLVD, New Braunfels, TX 78130
"My husband moved into Eden Hill. They have all sorts of activities, and they take them out to communities and activities. They serve three meals, they have a van for doctors' appointments, they do..." More

Gruene Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1820 E. Common St, New Braunfels, TX 78130
"Gruene Senior Living is privately owned with doctors and nurses on staff. The dining room and activities were at the center, and the rooms were off the edges of it. They offered me coffee and..." More

Oaktree Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1750 W State Highway 46, New Braunfels, TX 78132
"My mother-in-law is currently in Oak Tree assisted living facility. She's been there for about a week now. We decided to just place her in a facility like this instead of hiring a private nurse at..." More

Vista Village

Provides: Assisted Living
264 Loma Vista, New Braunfels, TX 78130
"The staff is okay but I was unhappy because the staff that worked there I was very pleased with and someone did came in and they’re fixing to change him in April and a lot of things have changed..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in New Braunfels

    Located less than an hour's drive from bustling San Antonio, New Braunfels is home to the Animal World and Snake Farm Zoo, as well as Naegelin's, the oldest bakery in Texas. Both attractions draw in visitors from all over as well as the local residents including some of the 7,894 seniors who reside in the city. For those seniors that require specialized care, there are seven assisted living facilities located directly within the city.

    In Texas, including New Braunfels, the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) regulates and oversees assisted living facilities.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in New Braunfels

    • New Braunfels has a high cost of living at 108.3, eight points higher than the national average of 100, with housing being the biggest factor. However, transportation, groceries and healthcare all rank lower than the average, which might be good news to seniors with their hearts set on the area.
    • The New Braunfels area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Resolute Health Hospital and Heart and Vascular Institute of Texas, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • Seniors in New Braunfels can take advantage of state income tax laws to maximize their retirement income. Texas does not tax seniors on their Social Security benefits, retirement savings account income or pensions.
    • Although violent crime rates in New Braunfels are 16.8, six points lower than the national average of 22.7, property crime rates are much higher at 40.5, five points higher than the national average of 35.4. While assisted living facilities in this city offer security features like alarm systems and high-security locks, this may be a concern for some seniors.
    • New Braunfels has fair air quality, ranking 59 on a scale where 100 represents the areas with the best air quality. This is only one point higher than the national average of 58, but seniors may find they have an easier time breathing in New Braunfels than in other areas of Texas.
    • New Braunfels hot summers may deter seniors who prefer mild temperatures. The average July high is 93 degrees and the area receives 226 sunny days per year, 21 more than the national average of 205. 


    Paying for Assisted Living in New Braunfels

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Texas

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,958.00 San Marcos
    $3,666.00 New Braunfels
    $3,547.00 Schertz
    $3,478.00 Kyle
    $3,009.00 San Antonio
    $2,700.00 Seguin
    $2,646.00 Converse

    Assisted Living costs in New Braunfels start around $3,666 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 New Braunfels 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 New Braunfels

    <p xml:lang="EN-US">Qualifying seniors that reside in an assisted living facility in New Braunfels have access to two programs that may help cover nursing care and personal care services. These programs include the Star+Plus Waiver and the Community First Choice Waiver.

    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 New Braunfels

    New Braunfels 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 New Braunfels, please visit our Assisted Living in Texas page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in New Braunfels

    New Braunfels-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 New Braunfels

    • Review of Rio Terra Retirement

      We were looking for a safe, comfortable place for our dad. When we visited Rio Terra, we were and still are just amazed by the great things we saw and witnessed. Smiles, fun and very caring empl... Read more

      McDonald123
    • Review of Élan Westpointe

      We plan to move in there very soon. Friendly, cooperation staff. Read more

      Rick
    • Review of Gruene Senior Living

      Gruene Senior Living is privately owned with doctors and nurses on staff. The dining room and activities were at the center, and the rooms were off the edges of it. They offered me coffee and cooki... Read more

      Paula
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