13 Assisted Living Facilities near San Marcos, TX

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in San Marcos, TX

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Brookdale San Marcos South

Provides: Assisted Living
1401 Wonder World Drive, San Marcos, TX 78666
"My mother-in-law is staying at Brookdale San Marcos South. They keep it very clean. It’s not one of the most luxurious places you’ve ever seen, but the staff is friendly and helpful. They make it a..." More

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Sage Spring Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
802 Leah Ave., San Marcos, TX 78660
"I was only able to tour the assisted living at Sage Spring Senior Living. They didn't have the memory care unit opened up for tours because they had some COVID patients. The place was very clean..." More

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Brookdale San Marcos North

Provides: Assisted Living
1720 Old Ranch Road 12, San Marcos, TX 78666
"I did a tour of this facility with my stepfather and his family at the end of April 2015. The facility is very clean and well-maintained. It sits on northwest outskirts of San Marcos. The..." More

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New Haven Assisted Living and Memory ...

Provides: Assisted Living
107 Creekside Trail, Kyle, TX 78640
"My sister has been at New Haven Assisted Living in Kyle for a few months. When I toured this community before moving my sister there I was impressed with how clean the entire facility was. I..." More

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The Blake at New Braunfels

Provides: Assisted Living
220 Creekside Crossing, New Braunfels, TX 78130
"I went yesterday and visited The Blake at New Braunfels. I like it, so for right now, that is my first choice. It was very new. Just the aesthetic of it, it was really pretty. As soon as I got..." More

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Symphony of Wimberley

Provides: Assisted Living
501 Farm to Market Road 3237, Wimberley, TX 78676
"I am very pleased with the care and respect my mother received at the facility. The staff call me to keep me informed of changes. My mother loves the Lord and staff will have Bible study daily with..." More

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Orchard Park of Kyle

Provides: Assisted Living
4701 Ratcliffe Drive, Kyle, TX 78640
"My mother-in-law moved into the assisted living of Orchard Park of Kyle. I think they're really good. The staff is patient, caring, and they go the extra mile. Her apartment is nice with a small..." More

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Alexis Pointe of Wimberley

Provides: Assisted Living
14390 Ranch Road 12, Wimberley, TX 78676
"Alexis Pointe is a beautiful facility with the kindest and most caring staff. Each time I visit, I witness another activity full of happy residents and hear of another event they are planning to..." More

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The Philomena Assisted Living and Mem...

Provides: Assisted Living
350 Philomena Drive, Kyle, TX 78640
"Upscale Assisted Living and Memory Care Always look your best with dressing, bathing, and/or grooming assistance. When someone else handles the chores, you have time to pursue what you want to..." 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

Gruene Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1820 E. Common St, New Braunfels, TX 78130
"We are very impressed with Gruene Senior Living. My mother is very happy there. The rooms are good sized, and the staff to resident ratio is very good. The staff is very nice and my mother enjoys..." More

Wimberley Life Care

Provides: Assisted Living
845 E Summit Dr, Wimberley, TX 78676
"My mother has been a resident for approx. 3 years. This is a wonderful, caring facility with the feel of a boarding house and family meals in a nice pastoral setting. Janice is a tremendous,..." More

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Dawn Personal Care Homes

Provides: Assisted Living
143 Hunter Creek Cove, Buda, TX 78610
"Dawn personal care home is truly a home away from home! The rooms are spacious and well kept, large living and dining area and an amazing backyard for activities. The owner was wonderful and makes..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in San Marcos

    San Marcos, a city in the Austin metropolitan area, has been growing rapidly since 1950. In 2013, Business Insider ranked San Marcos at the ninth spot on its "10 Most Exciting Small Cities in America" list. Additional features of San Marcos that senior citizens may find attractive include its three assisted living facilities, with another six in nearby towns like Kyle and Wimberley. These facilities generally provide assistance with daily living activities, such as eating and grooming, and they are licensed and regulated in Texas by the Department of Health and Human Services.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in San Marcos

    • San Marcos’s climate rates 70 out of 100 for comfort, since it has a large number of sunny days with low humidity. The summer heat may be a concern for seniors who spend time outdoors, as the average high temperature in July is 95 degrees Fahrenheit. The average low temperature is about 39 degrees in January.

    • The overall cost of living in San Marcos is 13 percent below the national average and 3 percent below the Texas average, making it a more affordable location for seniors on a budget. Housing is particularly inexpensive, at 22 percent below the national average. All other living expenses, including groceries and utilities, are also below the state and national averages.

    • The crime rate in San Marcos is 22 percent above the national average and has increased by 8 percent each year. However, the rate of violent crime is 19 percent lower than average for Texas. The prevention of property crime should therefore be the highest priority for seniors in San Marcos.

    • San Marcos Transit operates wheelchair-accessible buses along seven routes Monday through Friday, with stops at popular locations like Walmart and Springtown Mall. Seniors pay half fare.

    • San Marcos has an array of community resources for seniors, including activities sponsored by the Parks and Recreation Department for seniors 50 and over. The Game Day Club plays cards and board games at the San Marcos Activity Center every Monday except holidays. Other regular programs include adult education, health checks and social activities.

    • The San Marcos area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Central Texas Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    Paying for Assisted Living in San Marcos

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Texas

    $4,455.00 Wimberley
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,950.00 New Braunfels
    $3,703.00 Kyle
    $3,670.00 San Marcos
    $3,205.00 Buda
    $2,700.00 Seguin
    $2,300.00 Lockhart

    Assisted Living costs in San Marcos start around $3,670 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 San Marcos 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 San Marcos

    Seniors may be eligible for financial assistance for assisted living through the Texas Community Care for the Aged / Disabled program and the STAR+PLUS program

    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 San Marcos

    San Marcos 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 San Marcos, please visit our Assisted Living in Texas page.

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in San Marcos

    San Marcos-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 San Marcos, TX

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in San Marcos

    • Review of Sage Spring Senior Living

      I was only able to tour the assisted living at Sage Spring Senior Living. They didn't have the memory care unit opened up for tours because they had some COVID patients. The place was very clean an... Read more

    • Review of Sage Spring Senior Living

      Sage Spring Senior Living was very clean, bright, and open. Everybody was very friendly as we toured. I only have positive things to say. They offered drinks during the tour. They have a director o... Read more

    • Review of Brookdale San Marcos North

      The Brookdale San Marcos North facility was nice. It's a brand-new facility, it just opened, so everything was a little bit new. It was a little bit brighter, and I think it was a little more moder... Read more

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