7 Assisted Living Facilities near Pharr, TX

1 Assisted Living Facility in Pharr, TX


The Gardens at Brook Ridge Assisted L...

Provides: Assisted Living
1201 W. Ridge Road, Pharr, TX 78577
"My husband moved into The Gardens at Brook Ridge. They're very good. It's a nice, clean establishment. The nurses are really good. I don't have a problem with it at all. My husband has a really..." More

6 Assisted Living Facilities near Pharr, TX

The Bridges at Edinburg Assisted Livi...

Provides: Assisted Living
5208 S. Sugar Rd., Edinburg, TX 78539
"My mother came to live at the Bridges in 2016 after recuperating from a fall and surgery. The day we drove onto the property there was a band playing in the lovely yard and all the residents were..." More


The Bridges at Mission - Traditional ...

Provides: Assisted Living
1201 St. Claire Blvd., Mission, TX 78572
"I found The Bridges at Mission to be very comforting and homey. My mother had very advanced Alzheimer's, so they took me to the Alzheimer's unit and showed me everything that they did. They were..." More


Biltmore Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
700 E. Jackson Ave, Mcallen, TX 78501
"My aunt Maria was recently placed at the Biltmore Assisted living facility in McAllen, Texas. I am sure that she will be fine there. I visited her this past weekend and couldn't help but notice..." More


Barcelona Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
712 E.Jackson Avenue, Mcallen, TX 78501
"Barcelona Assisted Living creates a special place for people who want to live an atmosphere that is calm, comfortable and pleasant. If you or a loved one requires assistance with bathing, dressing,..." More

Crossroads Assisted Living Community

Provides: Assisted Living
9500 Texas HWY 107, Mission, TX 78574
"Beautiful,clean,like a nice hotel! The staff is so nice and acommadating. Kay who is in charge of admission is amazing, she takes really good care of everyone. My mom really enjoyed the concert..." More

Good Life Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
521 South 12th Avenue, Edinburg, TX 78539
"My mother is in Good Life and the people working there are very nice. They are very good and they take care of my mom very well. It is a small facility so it is more hands on. The cleanliness is..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Pharr

    Pharr, Texas, is a vibrant part of the Rio Grande Valley. It features plenty of activities, both indoor at one of several museums, or outdoor, at the local zoo or on walking trails near the river. The city of Pharr has a population of nearly 80,000; seniors aged 65 and older comprise 11.4 percent. To manage the assisted living needs of those seniors, Pharr has 17 facilities, with a further 49 nearby. 

    The Texas Department of Health and Human Services licenses assisted living facilities, issuing the license and determining regulations for facilities based on two levels of care. This is based on residents' physical and mental ability to evacuate the facility in an emergency and whether the residents require overnight care and supervision. 

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Pharr

    • Pharr weather is hot and humid, tropical, with breezes from the nearby Gulf of Mexico. July high temperatures averaging 97 degrees Fahrenheit and January lows around 49 degrees. Pharr may be uncomfortable for seniors whose health conditions are aggravated by high temperatures.  

    • The cost of living in Marble Falls is 78, compared to the U.S. baseline of 100. The main difference is due to housing prices, as Pharr homes are an average of half the national average. This may make a difference in housing costs for seniors in assisted living, as well. Both grocery costs and healthcare are a little more than 10 percent under the national average. 

    • The city's violent crime rate is 30.7 out of 100, while the U.S. average is 31.1. However, the property crime rate in Pharr is higher than the national average, at 55.2 versus 38.1. Seniors are encouraged to use caution, as property crimes can range from petty theft to larceny. 

    • Pharr is serviced by the Valley Metro, a bus service facilitated by the Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council. Those 60 and older, disabled individuals and veterans are eligible for reduced fares. 

    • The Pharr area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Rio Grande Regional Hospital and The McAllen Heart Hospital hospital branches, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    • Air quality in Pharr scores a 77, which is much better than the U.S. average of 58. The moisture in the air, as well as the overall cleanliness, may help seniors with respiratory conditions breathe easier. 

    Paying for Assisted Living in Pharr

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Texas

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,500.00 Edinburg
    $3,300.00 Mission
    $3,100.00 Pharr
    $2,990.00 Harlingen
    $2,900.00 Mcallen

    Assisted Living costs in Pharr start around $3,100 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 Pharr 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 Pharr

    The Texas Department of Health and Human Services can help seniors find assisted living homes in Pharr, Texas, as well as determine eligibility for financial assistance paying assisted living costs.  Those with Medicaid, Medicare or SSI income, may be eligible through the STAR+PLUS program. It serves specific areas of the state, providing an alternative to nursing facility placement and also covers the cost of assisted living.

    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 Pharr

    Pharr 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 Pharr, please visit our Assisted Living in Texas page.

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Pharr

    Pharr-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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    Assisted Living near Pharr, TX

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Pharr

    • Review of The Gardens at Brook Ridge Assisted Living and Memory Care

      My husband moved into The Gardens at Brook Ridge. They're very good. It's a nice, clean establishment. The nurses are really good. I don't have a problem with it at all. My husband has a really nic... Read more

    • Review of The Gardens at Brook Ridge Assisted Living and Memory Care

      My husband is at the assisted living level of The Gardens at Brook Ridge. Their facilities are wonderful and the food is great. The activities director works hard to keep the residents active and s... Read more

    • Review of The Gardens at Brook Ridge Assisted Living and Memory Care

      The Gardens at Brook Ridge is clean, and the staff is nice. They have good medical care. Mom has some privacy, but she's got enough assistance. There is a beauty shop, a workout room, and lots of o... Read more


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