22 Assisted Living Facilities near Pearland, TX
There are 22 Assisted Living Facilities in the Pearland area, with 8 in Pearland and 14 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Pearland is $3,730 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Friendswood with an average starting cost of $2,605.
To help you with your search, browse the 110 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Pearland. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Pearland 4.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Friendswood with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Pearland, TX
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Pearland
Pearland, Texas, got its name from the groves of pear trees that surrounded this whistle stop on the railroad line south of Houston. It's still possible to find a few commercial groves that are open to the public here, and seniors from the area's 24 assisted living communities can pass a pleasant afternoon picking a basketful of them on a short day trip.
Assisted living communities in Texas are regulated by the Texas Department of Health and Human Services, which classes them as Type A residential care facilities. That category includes all long-term care homes where staff provide room and board for residents, along with help completing the activities of daily living (ADLs), such as dressing and grooming, along with help taking some medications.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Pearland
Weather in Pearland fairly typical for Texas. Warm, humid summers and cool, dry winters can sometimes activate the allergies of seniors with asthma. Summer highs average 92 degrees Fahrenheit here, and in winter the lows average 44 degrees Fahrenheit.
- The cost of living in Pearland is generally lower than the average nationwide. Housing here is pricey, but aging citizens in assisted living communities who shop for their own groceries pay up to 15 percent less than is typical nationwide. Health care can be slightly more expensive, costing on average 1 percent more in Pearland than elsewhere.
- Seniors in Texas pay no income tax on their SSI, Social Security or retirement income since the state doesn't charge tax on wages. It does, however, charge a regular sales tax of between 6.25 and 8.25 percent on most items, while seniors with their own cars pay 20 cents a gallon in gas tax.
Crime rates in Pearland are just two-thirds the national average in most categories. Violent crime rates are especially low here, and seniors who enjoy trips into town are generally safe.
Houston METRO has recently entered into an agreement with Pearland to extend bus and rail service to the south area in stages out to the year 2040. Already, local seniors can get discounted rides on the service with valid transit ID.
- The Pearland area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Assisted Living in Pearland
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Pearland start around $3,730 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 Pearland 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 Pearland
Low-income seniors who need help with the cost of assisted living can apply for a STAR+PLUS waiver from the state. Texas requires aging citizens who wish to qualify to be accepted into Medicaid with no share of cost. Program details are available from intake workers at the human assistance office in every county.
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 Pearland
Pearland 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 Pearland, please visit our Assisted Living in Texas page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Pearland
Pearland-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.
Other Options in Pearland, TX
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Pearland
Review of Lakehouse On Dixie
Lakehouse On Dixie was clean, quiet, and small. They had one shared room. I saw the residents watching TV and playing a game. I didn't interact with the staff but they were adequate, and they were ... Read more
Review of Watercrest at Shadow Creek Ranch
The Landing at Watercrest Shadow Creek Ranch is brand new, and they have very nice apartments. The caregivers are very good, and the LVNs are great. Mom's got all of her meals, housekeeping and lau... Read more
Review of Lakehouse On Dixie
Everything is excellent in Lakehouse On Dixie. My mom is still having her hospice care there and they are phenomenal. It's lovely, very clean and exceptional. It feels homey and my mom loves it. Th... Read more