Find Texas Assisted Living Facilities
Assisted living is part of a
continuum of long term care services that provides a
combination of housing, personal care services, and health
care designed to respond to individuals who need assistance
with normal daily activities in a way that promotes maximum
Cost of Assisted Living in Texas
The average cost of assisted living in Texas, as of 2021, per Genworth's Cost of Care Survey 2020, is $3,988 / month, which is a few hundred dollars under the national average of $4,300 / month.
Assisted living costs in Texas vary with the residence, apartment size, and types of services needed. The basic rate may cover all services or there may be additional charges for special services.
Traditionally, Medicare does not cover the costs of assisted living or long-term care facilities. However, Medicare will cover qualified healthcare costs while your loved one is living at a certain facility. Medicare is more often used to pay for a skilled nursing facility or home health care.
Most assisted living residences charge on a month-to-month lease arrangement, but a few require long-term arrangements. Assisted living is of often less expensive than home health or nursing home care in the same geographic area.
Understanding Types of Assisted Living (A & B)
Type B Facility - For residents who do require staff assistance to evacuate and who are not capable of following directions in an emergency and require nighttime attendance.
To re-cap, assisted living is a
type of housing designed for people who need various levels of
medical and personal care. Living spaces can be individual
rooms, apartments, suites or shared apartments. The facilities
generally provide a home-like setting and are physically
designed to promote the resident's independence.
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