Located on the banks of Grapevine Lake just slightly more than half an hour’s drive from the Dallas/Fort Worth area, Flower Mound offers an attractive mixture of small-town life, outdoor fun and easy proximity to urban amenities. Active retirees who love to fish appreciate the fishing pier at Twin Coves Park, while those who enjoy walking, picnicking and biking find an abundance of natural beauty to enjoy in the 234-acre park. As its name implies, Flower Mound has a literal mound of bright, blooming flowers in its city center. The area’s warm summers and mild winters provide a comfortable environment for both plants and people.
Assisted living in Flower Mound is ideal for seniors who need daily support to maintain their health and independence. Seniors in assisted living facilities benefit from personal care, meal preparation and housekeeping. Assisted living in Flower Mound costs roughly $4,195, depending on the type of facility, level of care needed and amenities available. This is a few hundred dollars lower than the national average and a couple of hundred dollars higher than the state average.
This guide discusses the cost of assisted living in Texas and financing options that may be available to help pay for senior care.
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COVID-19 Rules and Restrictions for Assisted Living in Flower Mound
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 Flower Mound
Seniors in Flower Mound pay $4,195 per month for assisted living on average.
The Cost of Assisted Living in Flower Mound
The average cost of assisted living in Flower Mound is around $4,195 a month, which is about $200 higher than the state average of $3,998 a month and about $300 lower than the national average of $4,500 a month.
The United States
The median monthly rates for assisted living in Houston and League City is $4,245, which is more aligned with the rate of Flower Mound at only $50 more expensive. To the far south, San Antonio residents pay the least expensive rate out of the cities listed at just $3,413 per month. The most expensive city on the list goes to Austin at $5,345, which is over $1,100 more than what residents of Flower Mound pay.
Note: Data for Flower Mound was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Dallas, was used instead.
How to Get Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Flower Mound
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:
Life Insurance Policy
Long-Term Care Insurance
For more information about your options for making assisted living more affordable, visit our guide to Assisted Living in Texas.
Those aged 60 and over can receive information and referrals concerning applicable programs and services from the North Central Area Agency on Aging. Direct services include senior nutrition programs in North Central Texas, Medicaid and Medicare counseling, long-term care ombudsman advocacy and care coordination. The agency also offers health classes in chronic pain management, diabetes self-management and fall risk reduction and balance.
Flower Mound Senior Center provides hot, nutritious lunches and a variety of life-enriching activities, including scheduled group outings to local attractions and special events such as concerts and dances during the evening hours. Other activities include fitness classes, arts and crafts, fellowship groups and a variety of classes in subjects such as foreign languages, technology and art.
U.S. veterans can receive assistance identifying and applying for service-based entitlements and benefits from Denton County Veterans Services Office. The agency’s staff also helps navigate the appeals process for claims that have been denied and offers referrals to relevant community-based services.
United Way of Denton County offers information about volunteer opportunities to those searching for ways to put their valuable education and experience to good use. Volunteer options range from lending an occasional hand at cleanup projects in local parks to taking a regular weekly or monthly shift at food banks, libraries or visitor information booths.
Eligible seniors may have up to 80% of their transportation costs to and from Flower Mound Senior Center reimbursed. Funds are provided by a partnership between the Town of Flower Mound and SIM Auxiliary, Inc.
Flower Mound Assisted Living Laws and Regulations
Assisted Living Facilities in the Flower Mound 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.