47 Assisted Living Facilities near The Woodlands, TX
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There are 47 Assisted Living Facilities in the The Woodlands area, with 3 in The Woodlands and 44 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in The Woodlands is $4,034 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,400. Cheaper nearby regions include Spring with an average starting cost of $3,597.
To help you with your search, browse the 218 reviews below for assisted living facilities in The Woodlands. On average, consumers rate assisted living in The Woodlands 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Porter with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 9 families in The Woodlands find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about assisted living options and costs in The Woodlands, call (855) 863-8283.
3 Assisted Living Facilities in The Woodlands, TX
44 Assisted Living Facilities near The Woodlands, TX
What to Consider About Assisted Living in The Woodlands
The Woodlands, Texas, is a master planned community located just outside of busy Houston. Originally planned as a bedroom community, it's grown into a business center in its own right, while still preserving the quiet of a friendly suburb. Many seniors enjoy the shopping and dining options along the waterway or visits to the newly opened Glade Cultural Center. There are 22 assisted living communities in The Woodlands and a total of 95 in the city of Houston. These facilities are regulated by the Texas Department of Health and Senior Services which licenses based on the level of care residents require.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in The Woodlands
- South Texas weather means long, hot summers and mild winters with no snow. Seniors who are sensitive to the heat may not enjoy living here. July average high temperatures are 96 degrees and average January lows are 44.
- The cost of living in The Woodlands is 117.5, compared to a U.S. average of 100. Health care and grocery costs are slightly lower than the national average; however, housing is more than 150 percent of the national average.
- Both violent crime and property crime rates are about 25 percent lower than the national average.
- The Woodlands offers Park and Ride services into Houston as well as a trolley serving the central business district. Seniors and those with a qualifying disability may also receive paratransit services through The Woodlands Township.
- The Sugar Land area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital and Houston Methodist hospital branches, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The Woodlands, as a suburb of Houston, is a member of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, meaning that its elected leadership “has made the commitment to actively work toward making their town, city or county a great place for people of all ages,” according to AARP.
Paying for Assisted Living in The Woodlands
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in The Woodlands start around $4,034 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 The Woodlands 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 The Woodlands
The Texas Department of Health and Human Services may be able to place seniors in The Woodlands assisted living facilities. Those receiving Medicare, Medicaid or SSI income and benefits may be eligible for partial payment for assisted living fees. This STAR+PLUS service is available in specific areas of the state and may help provide an alternative to nursing home care.
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 The Woodlands
The Woodlands 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 The Woodlands, please visit our Assisted Living in Texas page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in The Woodlands
The Woodlands-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 The Woodlands
Review of The Village at The Woodlands Waterway
My Grandpa resided at this assisted living facility until he passed. There is nothing below a solid 4 stars here. The Nurses are top notch and caring, the Chef creates meals that are flavorful an... Read more
Review of Reunion Court of the Woodlands
We liked the care at Reunion Court of the woodlands. The only problem was it was three stories, and we didnt like elevators. There was very few parking spaces, and my dad will take his car there. ... Read more
Review of The Forum at the Woodlands
I liked everything about The Forum at the Woodlands. The place was friendly and the people were happy. Their food was the most delicious I've eaten. The residents were playing cards and they were d... Read more