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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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About Senior Apartments

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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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Houston nursing home, our senior living advisors can help. The term “nursing home” is often used interchangeably with assisted living or other senior housing options; but a nursing home is a skilled nursing facility for individuals with serious, debilitating short- or long-term health issues. So even the best nursing homes in Houston, TX may not be right for seniors who don’t require round-the-clock care.

We can help you determine if a skilled nursing facility in Houston or another care type is right for you. Browse 192 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Houston.

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Braeswood Estates Senior Living

2555 S Braeswood Blvd, Houston, TX 77025

4.4
(135 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Lease by October 29 and get $1,000 off your rent for the first three months. THAT’S A SAVINGS OF $3,000!*We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can to help those who are in need of our services now and...

Windermere Estates Senior Living

11246 Fallbrook Dr, Houston, TX 77065

4.5
(102 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Lease by October 29 and get $1,000 off your rent for the first three months. THAT’S A SAVINGS OF $3,000!*We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can to help those who are in need of our services now and...

Morada Cy-Fair

11500 Fallbrook Dr, Houston, TX 77065

3.8
(87 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Morada Cy-Fair we offer senior living designed to meet the needs of seniors at various life stages ranging from independent living to assisted living and a SHINE® memory care community. We are located less than an hour from downtown Houston and about an hour from Galveston. Our residents enjoy...

The Farrington at Tanglewood

505 Bering Dr, Houston, TX 77057

3.9
(75 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Farrington at Tanglewood is a prominent senior living community in Houston, Texas that offers assisted living and memory care services. Houston is a family-friendly city that is home to several museums, eclectic shopping, and diverse dining choices. There is something for everyone to enjoy in...

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Belmont Village Hunters Creek

7667 Woodway Drive, Houston, TX 77063

4.3
(66 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Our Memorial-area community offers residents an active lifestyle in an ideal location. Conveniently situated minutes from the Galleria and just a short drive from the Texas Medical Center, residents have easy access to premier shopping, dining and entertainment, along with world-class medical...

Village on the Park at Steeplechase

12102 Steepleway Blvd, Houston, TX 77065

4.1
(50 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Studio, Semi-Private

Embark on the best years of your life at Village on the Park. Enjoy active senior living at its finest and discover active senior living at its finest! Our convenient location in Northwest Houston is within easy reach from downtown Houston, Galleria and the 290 corridor. Imagine a spacious...

Reunion Court of Clear Lake (Opening Spring 2022)

14101 Bay Pointe Court, Houston, TX 77062

3.7
(46 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Reunion Court of Clear Lake is located on the south eastern side of Houston Texas less than 12 miles from Galveston Bay. We are in a quiet neighborhood overlooking Sylvan Rodriguez Park. Reunion Court of Clear Lake offers assisted living for those seniors needing help with daily activities and...

Belmont Village West University

2929 West Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77025

4.2
(37 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

When Belmont Village at West University in Houston, Texas opened its doors in November 1998, it was the realization of three years of careful planning to create a higher standard in assisted living. As our company's first facility, it became the inspiration for the successful development of...

The Shores at Clearlake

19400 Space Center Blvd, Houston, TX 77058

4.7
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Shores at Clear Lake understands the importance of community, and we invite you to join ours.Nestled in beautiful Clear Lake, Texas with our warm and inviting Mediterranean-style building, The Shores at Clear Lake Senior Living offers resort-style accommodations with exceptional and...

The Village of Meyerland

4141 North Braeswood Boulevard, Houston, TX 77025

4.3
(35 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Village of Meyerland is an assisted living community that is located in the wonderful, of Houston, Harris County, Texas. This community offers the most beautiful assisted living spaces in the Houston area. The Village of Meyerland prides itself on social communication and interaction. You can...

Brookdale The Heights

2121 Pinegate Drive, Houston, TX 77008

3.9
(39 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

There’s a lot for you to love here.With both assisted living and memory care, at our community, you’ll have the care you need, when you need it. For memory care residents, we offer a program, also known as Clare Bridge. Rooted in “a person-centered approach,” our memory care program helps our...

Brookdale Memorial Oaks

1414 Sandy Springs Road, Houston, TX 77042

3.6
(39 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

If you’re living a mostly independent lifestyle, but you could use an extra hand with some of your day-to-day activities, we can help.With both assisted living and Alzheimer’s and dementia care on one campus, at our senior living community in Houston, Texas, you’ll have the care you need when you...

The Addington Place of Cy-Fair

17801 West Road, Houston, TX 77095

4.2
(28 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Family-owned and —operated Addington Place of Cy-Fair in Houston, Texas, is proud to provide exceptional assisted living memory care that truly makes a difference in our resident's lives. Our exclusive focus is on providing the best, research-based assisted living memory care for people with...

The Addington Place of Clear Lake

14225 Crescent Landing, Houston, TX 77062

4.6
(24 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

You can trust that your loved one with Alzheimer's or dementia at The Addington Place of Clear Lake assisted living memory care in Houston, Texas. We focus exclusively on memory care, providing care that's based on the most up-to-date research, for our residents with Alzheimer's or dementia.At...

The Addington Place of Meyerland

4710 W Bellfort Avenue, Houston, TX 77035

4.1
(25 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

You can trust that your loved one with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia is in good hands at Addington Place of Meyerland assisted living memory care in Houston, Texas. We focus exclusively on memory care, providing care that's based on the most up-to-date research, for our residents with...

Colonial Oaks at Braeswood

7800 N Stadium Dr, Houston, TX 77030

4.8
(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Colonial Oaks at Braeswood is exclusively designed for residents with memory loss. Our services are provided in a secure environment that promotes a peace of mind. Colonial Oaks' unique Rhythm of the Day program was specifically intended to help each person experiencing memory loss have...

The Village of the Heights

1407 Studewood, Houston, TX 77008

3.9
(18 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Village of the Heights is an assisted living community located in Houston, Texas, in Harris County and home to just over 2.2 million people. Houston is a large and busy city where residents can enjoy a host of activities including shopping, fine dining, sporting events, and other activities....

Apex Oaks at Cypress Assisted Living and Memory Care

13702 Wimbledon Oaks Dr, Houston, TX 77065

4.3
(12 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Wherever you are on your journey, we are here for you!Apex Oaks at Cypress Assisted Living and Memory Care is a sixteen apartment, private-pay, assisted living community providing resident-centered care designed to meet the specific and unique needs of those with Alzheimer's disease and other...

The Tradition - Buffalo Speedway

9339- B Buffalo Speedway, Houston, TX 77025

4.8
(13 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Tradition-Buffalo Speedway is now open! Situated inside the Loop (Interstate 610) convenient to the Texas Medical Center, the Museum District, entertainment venues such as the NRG Stadium, and shopping. A rental community with no buy-in fee, The Tradition-Buffalo Speedway offers a 222-unit...

Bedford Residence Assisted Living

11718 Bedford St, Houston, TX 77031

4.2
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Bedford Residence Serving Harris, Fort Bend, and Montgomery Counties for over 30 years, the Bedford Residence, located in Houston, Texas, is a residential care home dedicated to serving the needs of seniors. Whether you are a fan of the theater or a sports fan, the Bedford Residence is the...

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What are nursing homes?

Nursing homes, also called skilled nursing facilities, provide long-term care for seniors with significant physical or mental health conditions, and short-term care to people recovering from an injury or hospital stay. Nursing homes provide personal assistance and medical care from licensed professionals. Services in skilled nursing facilities often include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Rehabilitation care, including physical and speech therapy
  • Mobility assistance
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • Health care services
  • Complimentary transportation
  • 24-hour care and supervision
Complete guide to nursing homes

Learn More About Nursing Homes Houston, TX

Nursing homes in Houston offer a range of coordinated services that are designed to meet the physical, social, and emotional needs of seniors who have a disability or chronic illness. This type of community is sometimes classified as a skilled nursing facility. Houston has a number of these facilities that provide a standard of care higher than one might receive in a regular nursing home. Nursing Home residents require 24-hour nursing care to perform activities of daily living (ADLs).

Cost of Nursing Homes in Houston, TX

According to Genworth, the median monthly cost of a nursing home in Houston is $5,200 for a semi-private room and $6,200 for a private room.

A Place for Mom can help you or your loved one find the best nursing homes in Houston, Texas.

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Cost of Living

The location in which a community is located could have a big effect on the overall cost. The overall cost of living in Houston is cheaper than in most major U.S. cities. The cost-of-living index rating is 5 points higher than the national average of 100. This rating is particularly low for a high density city, making Houston one of the most affordable cities in Texas. The city also has a low grocery cost index which reflects the cost of groceries and produce based on a national average of 100.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Rent burden Median rent Median home value
105 93 17.2% $1,063 $148,025

Local Hospitals

Proximity to high quality medical communities is a common factor in many seniors’ choices when deciding on where to live. As the largest city in Texas, Houston is home to many world-renowned hospitals and medical centers, such as:

Weather and Climate

A region’s climate can have a great effect on the health, mood, and well-being of those who live there. Houston’s climate is considered humid subtropical — mostly hot and humid in the summer with occasional cool nights in the winter.

Seasonal Temperatures

Summer average Summer low Summer high Winter average Winter low Winter high
82°F 75°F 90°F 54°F 45°F 62°F

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
30 (good) 51 in winter months (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.

Yearly Rainfall Yearly Snowfal
49.8” <1”

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election Results

Voted Republican Voted Democrat Voted Third Party or abstained
52.23% 43.24% 4.54%

Population

Population Population density
6,997,384 3,662 people per square mile

Age Range

Median Age 50-59 60-69 70-79 80+
33 11% 9% 4% 3%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more Other or not specified
7% 22% 45% <1% <1% 24% 2% <1%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

The 5th largest city in the country, Houston has plenty of culture to offer, no matter what your interests and tastes. Some of Houston’s most popular attractions include:

  • Arts – Houston has a renowned arts community where seniors can enjoy live opera at the Houston Opera House, elegant dancing at the Houston Ballet, and exceptional classical music at the Houston Symphony Orchestra
  • Bayport Cruise Terminal – Houston is a great city for cruise fans. The Bayport Cruise Terminal is the port of call for both Princess Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Line. It is the perfect place to depart from if you want to explore the Caribbean or even visit Europe
  • Museum District – The Museum District in Houston has six premium options, consisting of both museums and other attractions such as The Houston Zoo, which is a world-class example of an animal sanctuary
  • Cockrell Butterfly Center – An enclosed butterfly habitat featuring a simulated rainforest and 50-foot waterfall installation

Sports

The 5th largest city in the country, Houston has plenty of culture to offer, no matter what your interests and tastes. Houston has a renowned arts community where seniors can enjoy live opera at the Houston Opera House, elegant dancing at the Houston Ballet, and exceptional classical music at the Houston Symphony Orchestra. Houston is a great city for cruise fans. The Bayport Cruise Terminal is the port of call for both Princess Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Line. It is the perfect place to depart from if you want to explore the Caribbean or even visit Europe. The Museum District in Houston has six premium options, consisting of both museums and other attractions such as The Houston Zoo, which is a world-class example of an animal sanctuary. Cockrell Butterfly Center is an enclosed butterfly habitat featuring a simulated rainforest and 50-foot waterfall installation. Houston is a great place for sports fans. No matter your favorite sport, you can find a team to root for. The city of Houston is home to several professional sports franchises, including the Houston Astros (MLB), the Houston Texans (NFL), the Houston Sabercats (Rugby), the Houston Rockets (NBA), the Houston Dynamo (MLS), the Houston Dash (women’s soccer).

Transportation

Houston has several varieties of public transportation for getting around the city. Operated by Houston’s METRO, a convenient light rail system travels through many of the city’s neighborhoods. The METRO bus system is extensive and operates over a wide range of hours throughout the day.

Disclosure: A Place for Mom refers to "nursing home" here generally as an umbrella term to include assisted living facilities. It is not used to indicate that the facility meets official state requirements for level of care of a skilled nursing facility, as defined in that particular jurisdiction.

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Cottage Grove Living, Brazos Towers and Autumn Grove Pearland Cottage are the top rated nursing homes near Houston, Texas. See full list of communities.

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