Texas Senior Living Resources
There are a variety of Texas senior
living options to choose from with one of the most popular being
Apartments Communities which require residents to be at least 55 years old.
Some apartments are specifically designed for older adults and are
age-restricted, for 55 plus or 62 plus. These senior apartments
serve residents with senior-friendly features, amenities,
activities, fitness classes and more. Medical and personal care
usually is not included, though in some cases,however, housekeeping,
meals and other services may be purchased at an additional cost.
Then there are
Affordable Senior Apartments
which have 'income restrictions or guidelines' are simply apartments priced to fit most budgets of older
adults on fixed incomes. In exchange, all or a portion of the
apartments are set aside for low- or fixed-income tenants. Your
eligible income and your rent will be based on the average income
for the area where you live. Many LIHTC properties are operated as
55+ or 62+ communities, or senior apartments.
Housing Locators can assist families who are
considering options, but not sure which would be their best option.
Pods / Med Cottages
offer more privacy and independence than living with family as they
are set up on the property of a larger family home and connected to
the existing utilities. They are typically 400-500 square feet in
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