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Assisted Living in Amarillo, Texas

Amarillo is a city of just over 200,000 located in the heart of the Texas Panhandle. From its abundance of outdoor activities to its sunny weather, low cost of living and access to world-class health care, the city has plenty to offer retirees, who make up 13.8% of the population.

As seniors age, they may find that they could benefit from a bit of daily assistance. An assisted living facility can provide just that, including help with daily activities, personal care and wellness programming that allows seniors to enjoy a relaxing, carefree lifestyle. In Amarillo, this type of care typically costs $4,600 per month. While this number is above both the state median and national average, there are many ways for seniors to manage these costs.

This guide is designed for seniors and families looking at assisted living as a long-term care option. It features a cost breakdown of these services, including a comparison of the rates in nearby cities and tips on where to look for financial assistance. It also includes an overview of the laws and regulations that apply to assisted living facilities and a list of local resources for seniors in Amarillo.

12 Assisted Living communities in Amarillo, TX | 0 nearby communities

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1. Brookdale Medi Park West

7404 Wallace Blvd, Amarillo, TX, 79106

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. Brookdale Sleepy Hollow

7401 Seville Drive, Amarillo, TX, 79121

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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3. Plum Creek Place

6800 Plum Creek Drive, Amarillo, TX, 79124

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. Bristol Park Amarillo

1610 Research St, Amarillo, TX, 79124

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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5. The Reserve at Amarillo

7480 Hillside Road, Amarillo, TX, 79119

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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6. The Legacy at Town Square

9700 Hillside Road, Amarillo, TX, 79119

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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7. BeeHive Homes of Amarillo

5800 SW 54th St., Amarillo, TX, 79109

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

From $4500 / mo

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8. SkyWest Assisted Living Centers By Shaw

6301 Blake Ave, Amarillo, TX, 79119

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

From $4200 / mo

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The Craig Senior Living, Amarillo, TX

9. The Craig Senior Living

5500 SW 9th Avenue, Amarillo, TX, 79106

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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Park Central Assisted Living Center, Amarillo, TX

10. Park Central Assisted Living Center

1300 S. Harrison, Amarillo, TX, 79101

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 853-5446

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Good Life Senior Living and Memory Care, Amarillo, TX

11. Good Life Senior Living and Memory Care

928 Westwood Drive, Amarillo, TX, 79124

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 867-8105

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12. Indepence Village

4700 S Virginia St, Amarillo, TX, 79109

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 874-4734

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What is Assisted Living?

Hundreds of thousands of American seniors utilize assisted living, a figure that is only growing. For these seniors, assisted living combines residential housing,assistance in daily activities, and some healthcare. These communities also strive to provide an atmosphere that is comfortable and engaging for their residents… Read More >

COVID-19 Rules and Restrictions for Assisted Living in Amarillo

COVID-19 restrictions and rules for Assisted Living Facilities are typically set by the state – to see the rules in your state, you can read our guide to Assisted Living in Texas. Keep in mind that there may be other policies that communities put in place to protect their residents, so you should contact your local community for more information. Additionally, you can contact your local Area Agency on Aging to learn more – find contact information here.

Paying For Assisted Living in Amarillo

In Amarillo, the average cost of care at an assisted living facility is $4,600 per month although it can vary based on the services and amenities offered by an individual facility.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Amarillo

The cost of assisted living in Amarillo is around $600 higher than the Texas state median of $3,998. It’s also $100 more expensive than the average U.S. city.

$4600

Amarillo

$3998

Texas

$4500

The United States

A facility’s location can greatly influence the cost of assisted living. In Texas, the most affordable cities for care are Texarkana at $2,770 per month and Waco at $2,800. There are also budget-friendly options to the south, including Corpus Christi at $3,388 and San Antonio at $3,413. Rates in Dallas and Houston are comparable to the statewide average at $4,195 and $4,245, respectively. The Austin area has the state’s highest assisted living rates at an average of $5,345 per month, which is $700 higher than in Amarillo.

$4600

Amarillo

$3413

San Antonio

$4245

Houston

$5345

Austin

$4195

Dallas

$3750

El Paso

$3388

Corpus Christi

$2770

Texarkana

$2800

Waco

How to Get Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Amarillo

More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

Since not everyone can afford to pay for assisted living out-of-pocket, it’s important to find alternative methods to help make assisted living more affordable. Some of these options include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For more information about your options for making assisted living more affordable, visit our guide to Assisted Living in Texas.

Amarillo Assisted Living Resources

Resource

Contact

Service

Area Agency on Aging of the Panhandle

(806) 331-2227

The Area Agency on Aging of the Panhandle offers a range of comprehensive, coordinated programs to support the region’s aging population and their caregivers. Serving 26 counties in the Panhandle, including Potter County, the organization provides seniors age 60 and older with information, referrals and assistance in locating community-wide resources. These include benefits counseling, care coordination, caregiver support and an ombudsman program, as well as congregate meals, transportation and evidence-based disease prevention.

Amarillo Senior Citizens Association (ASCA)

(806) 374-5500

The Amarillo Senior Citizens Association (ASCA) serves as a community focal point for older adults to access programs and services that promote their independence, wellness and quality of life. The multipurpose facility hosts a variety of seniors groups, events and daily activities, including pool, bridge, quilting, dancing, hot lunches and organized bus tours. It also runs free and low-cost health screenings throughout the year and educational programs to provide seniors with information on topics like Medicare, insurance, managing grief and reverse mortgages.

Panhandle Community Services

(806) 372-2531

Panhandle Community Services is a nonprofit Community Action Agency committed to helping low-income individuals meet their needs. Its service area stretches across all 26 Panhandle counties, including Potter County. Its broad range of programs and services can help seniors understand income tax credits, navigate health insurance options, access transportation and receive veterans assistance. The organization also runs a Retired and Senior Volunteer Program that allows older adults to remain connected to their community through service.

Senior Ambassadors Coalition

(806) 340-5377

The Senior Ambassadors Coalition is a network of agencies dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of seniors in the local community. The organization works to fill service gaps for seniors by promoting accessible transportation options, sponsoring caregiver education and advocating for elder abuse awareness. It also hosts the Senior Fall Festival⁠, an annual health-focused information event that’s free to attend.

Silver Star Resource Rooms

(432) 227-9502

Silver Star Resource Rooms are located in cities across 11 regions of Texas, including Amarillo. At these locations, Adult Protective Services caseworkers provide necessities and emergency resources to low-income and vulnerable adults, including seniors, to help them preserve their own funds to pay for essentials, such as food, shelter and medications.

Veteran Resource Center (VRC)

(806) 342-2500 or (806) 374-5433 

The Veteran Resource Center is a drop-in facility providing services and resources for veterans and their dependents. At the facility, seniors can meet with other veterans, attend support groups, get help with applying for benefits and compensation claims, receive mental health support and get referrals to other VA resources. The center also operates a 24-hour crisis line.

Texas Legal Services Center

(512) 477-6000

The Texas Legal Services Center offers education, guidance and legal support for retired Texans. Seniors aged 60 and older can call the Legal Hotline for Texans to receive free legal advice about Medicare, long-term care, Medicaid eligibility and qualified income trusts. The organization also sponsors the South Central Pension Rights Project that helps seniors to locate their retirement fund and benefits.

Amarillo Assisted Living Laws and Regulations

Assisted Living Facilities in the Amarillo area are required to follow a set of rules and regulations that are determined at the state level. For an overview of those rules and regulations, see the information below. For more specific information, talk with your local community or Area Agency on Aging.