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About Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.

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About Care Homes

Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.

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Veterans Resources

VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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About Home Care

Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

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About Independent Living

Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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About Memory Care

Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.

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About Nursing Homes

Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.

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Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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Find 345 Independent Living Facilities near Dallas, TX

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If you’re looking for independent living in the Dallas area, our local senior living advisors can help you each step of the way. From affordable independent living for seniors to luxury options, we’ll work with you to understand the cost of independent living in Dallas. From there, we’ll show you the best independent living communities for your lifestyle, interests, and budget.

Discover unique independent living amenities, social activities, dining, and more independent living benefits. With 345 independent living facilities in Dallas, A Place for Mom makes it easier to find your new, maintenance-free home.

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Meadowstone Place

10410 Stone Canyon Rd, Dallas, TX 75230

4.9
(174 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

With patio gardens and a tree-studded campus, active living is in full bloom at Meadowstone Place in Dallas, Texas. Located in the desirable Preston Hollow neighborhood, you will find our grounds walkable and easy on the eyes. For those who desire freedom and opportunities to socialize,...

Truewood by Merrill, Park Central

7750 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy, Dallas, TX 75251

4.1
(88 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Truewood by Merrill, Park Central is designed to meet your individual needs and give you the freedom to be yourself. We offer the best in independent senior living and assisted living from a family owned company that knows connection is everything.You’ll find a plethora of museums and cultural...

Whiterock Court

9215 White Rock Trail, Dallas, TX 75238

4.3
(83 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Whiterock Court provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled within the hills and trees along the White Rock Trail in Lake Highlands, you'll be charmed by our picturesque rural beauty built just minutes away from the conveniences of the city. We're close to...

Signature Pointe

14655 Preston Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

4.1
(83 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Signature Pointe!At Signature Pointe, our commitment is to provide residents with the care and support they need to lead rewarding, dignified lifestyles.Signature Pointe offers seniors independent living, assisted living, skilled healthcare, and Alzheimer's care in a carefully planned...

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Emerson on Harvest Hill

5550 Harvest Hill Road, Dallas, TX 75230

4.2
(70 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Emerson on Harvest Hill is a long-standing senior living community that has proudly served Dallas, Texas for many years. As a resident of Emerson on Harvest Hill, you will find that you are in an excellent location close to some of the city’s best shopping and dining options, as well as major...

Monticello West

5114 McKinney Ave, Dallas, TX 75205

4.3
(67 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

One of the most unique benefits of Monticello West, is that we bring care to you. You can move throughout your life journey all within familiar surroundings. Start in independent living and as you need it begin receiving assisted living services. Home is home no matter what level of care you...

The Reserve at North Dallas

12271 Coit Rd, Dallas, TX 75251

4.1
(52 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

We are proud to introduce the Reserve at North Dallas, newly renovated all inclusive community. In addition to the $5.5 million investment we made to serve our independent living and assisted living community, we have created a vibrant lifestyle so our residents will have a life filled with...

Walnut Place - AL/MC

5515 Glen Lakes Dr, Dallas, TX 75231

4.1
(46 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Walnut Place, our residents know about our historically good reputation and appreciate our location close to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital. Like our residents, chances are, you’ll just feel like you belong here. A sense of fellowship abounds—a feeling of belonging. Our residents are not...

The Bentley

3362 Forest Lane, Dallas, TX 75234

4.3
(44 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Bentley provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Built on beautifully landscaped grounds in a quiet section of northwest Dallas, you'll enjoy the graceful elegance of our facilities and the convenience of living in a thriving city. We're close to shopping,...

Autumn Leaves

1010 Emerald Isle Drive, Dallas, TX 75218

4.3
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Autumn Leaves is a small and intimate senior living community with a big heart.The atmosphere at Autumn Leaves is one of the most important elements for our residents and it’s the exact thing that sets us apart from other senior living communities in the area. Because Autumn Leaves has a genuine,...

Sunrise at Hillcrest

13001 Hillcrest Road, Dallas, TX 75240

4.1
(37 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

A two-time winner of the Presidents Award, the assisted living team at Sunrise of Hillcrest in Dallas offers residents many years of experience and the highest quality of personalized senior care. In fact, our health care coordinator has worked with our team for over 17 years. Our compassionate...

The Landon at Lake Highlands

8501 Lullwater Dr, Dallas, TX 75238

4.7
(28 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Landon at Lake Highlands is the definition of exceptional senior living. We provide a distinctive lifestyle filled with friendships, life enrichment activities and attention to every detail. Enjoy gourmet meals in our elegant dining room or watch the sunset over the Dallas skyline from our...

Brookdale Lake Highlands

9715 Plano Road, Dallas, TX 75238

3.6
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Retirement is the time to indulge yourself, to live purposefully and re-ignite some of those passions that got left by the wayside throughout the years. At our community in Dallas, Texas, which offers assisted living and Alzheimer’s and dementia care services, we’re here to help you live your...

Belmont Village Turtle Creek

3535 North Hall Street, Dallas, TX 75219

4.2
(27 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Beautifully situated in the heart of the Turtle Creek community, Belmont Village Senior Living offers easy access to an array of high-end dining and retail centers, world class medical care, numerous churches and synagogues, and the Dallas Theater Center and Arts District. Concierge services and...

Parsons House Preston Hollow

4205 West Northwest Hwy, Dallas, TX 75220

4.5
(26 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Parsons House Preston Hollow, we offer a variety of community features. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. Our property is conveniently located near accessible public transportation. We offer free wi-fi and high speed internet. We love to accommodate visiting guests, meals...

The Avenues of Park Forest

3344 Forest Lane, Dallas, TX 75234

4.2
(27 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At The Avenues of Park Forest, we believe in a vibrant senior living experience full of community and camaraderie. Through compassionate, highly-personalized care and support, we empower our residents to live their best life as independently as possible in a place that feels just like home. In...

Brookdale Farmers Branch

13505 Webb Chapel Road, Farmers Branch, TX 75234

3.5
(27 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

If you’re ready to live an active life of leisure, our community, which provides assisted living and memory care services, is the place for you. We’re nestled on five acres of beautifully landscaped grounds in Farmers Branch, Texas, part of the Greater Dallas Area, and conveniently located near...

Crystal Creek at Preston Hollow

11409 N Central Expressway, Dallas, TX 75243

3.3
(12 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Crystal Creek at Preston Hollow. The name in premier, luxury senior living. Crystal Creek is part of the Cornerstone Healthcare Group known for its dedication to quality and helping seniors live life to its fullest. Crystal Creek offers a tradition of excellence, bringing high-quality...

The Tradition - Prestonwood

5555 Arapaho Rd, Dallas, TX 75248

4.1
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Tradition-Prestonwood is a premier senior living community in Dallas, Texas providing a continuum of care with Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care communities. Beauty is just the beginning at Tradition Senior Living communities, which comprise beautiful interiors filled with...

The Tradition - Lover's Lane

5855 Milton St, Dallas, TX 75206

3.9
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Tradition-Lover's Lane is a premier senior living community in Dallas, Texas providing a continuum of care with Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care communities. Beauty is just the beginning at Tradition Senior Living communities, which comprise beautiful interiors filled with...

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Cost of independent living in Dallas, TX

The average cost of senior living in Dallas is $2,547 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Grand Prairie, TX with an average of $1,895 per month.

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What is independent living?

Independent living offers a stress-free lifestyle for older adults. Independent living communities don’t provide personal care or supervision, but do offer generally healthy adults opportunities for socialization and hassle-free living. Independent living services often include:

  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Social activities and outings
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Learn More About Independent Living in Dallas, TX

 

Independent living communities – also known simply as retirement communities – in Dallas, Texas are geared towards seniors who are able to live on their own, without daily assistance, and prefer to live among people their age. This usually means residents are self-sufficient and do not require hands-on care. Think of Dallas retirement communities as age-restricted (typically 55+) complexes, which provide organized activities, meal services, and transportation.

For this type of senior living, Dallas, Texas offers many great options, and A Place for Mom can help you find the right one.

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Cost of Living

 

While the overall cost of living in Dallas is 8 points above the national average of 100, other essentials and amenities like gas and groceries are well below the national average.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax Sales tax
108 93 $1,111 19.4% $155,790 $47,285 No 8.3%

 

 

Local Hospitals

 

There are around 200 different hospitals and health centers that service the Dallas metro area. Three of the highest rated hospitals in Dallas are:

 

 

Weather and Climate

 

Dallas has a humid subtropical type of climate. The city experiences all four seasons distinctly with mild winters and summers that can be extremely hot. On average, the humidity level for Dallas is roughly 66%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of December at roughly 69%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
82°F 96°F (August) 67°F (August) 46°F 61°F (February) 30°F (January)

 

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
49 (Good) 83 in the month of July (Moderate)

Moderate conditions mean that those who are sensitive to particulates in the air should consider limiting the amount of time they spend on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation
3” 5” (October)

 

 

Demographics and Values

 

2016 Presidential Election

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
81.8% 14.1% 4.1%

 

Population Statistics

Population metro area Population city proper Population density
5,733,259 1,341,075 1,524 people per square mile

 

Age

Median 60+ 70+ 80+
33 8% 4% 2%

 

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
21% 32% 12%

 

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American White Two or more
3.4% 24.3% 41.7% 0.3% 29% 2.5%

 

Crime

Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
53,812 32 8

 

Miscellaneous

Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
6% 68% 10% 22% 5% 5%

Dallas is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community are accepted by the general public and can actively participate in public life without fear of bigotry.

 

 

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

 

While living in Dallas there is plenty to do for entertainment. There are 154 museums in Dallas and 181 performing arts theater stages and concert venues. Houston also has an opera, symphony, zoo, aquarium, and regular arts and culture events including an art walk and dinner theatres. Some of the specific museums include Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Nasher Sculpture Center, and the Frontier of Flight Museum.

 

Transportation

Dallas is served by Dallas Area Rapid Transit, or DART. There are 121 bus lines with 22 shuttle routes and 4 light rail lines on the longest rail system in the United States. DART does offer reduced fares for elderly and disabled residents. All light rail trains are on even loading zones for wheelchair access.

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