Assisted Living in Flower Mound, Texas
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.
Persons aged 65 and over comprise around 9.1% of Flower Mound’s overall population of slightly under 80,000. The average monthly cost of these facilities is $4,150, which is a little more than both the national average and the average for the state of Texas.
Note: Data for Flower Mound was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Dallas, was used instead.
Paying for Assisted Living in Flower Mound, Texas
The Cost of Assisted Living in Flower Mound
At an average of $4,150 per month, assisted living costs in Flower Mound are $400 higher than the Texas average of $3,750 per month and only $99 more than the national average of $4,051. Costs in neighboring New Mexico are slightly higher than in Texas at $4,100 per month, while residents of assisted living facilities in Oklahoma to the north enjoy lower average prices at $3,518.
Assisted living costs vary greatly within the borders of the Lone Star state. The least expensive community for assisted living is at the western border in El Paso at $2,000 per month, while residents of Austin pay the highest prices at $5,395. Residents of assisted living communities in Dallas and surrounding suburbs pay an average of $4,150. Prices in the coastal city of Corpus Christi average $3,639 per month.
Flower Mound Assisted Living Financial Assistance
Seniors can get help finding assisted living facilities that meet their preferences and budget from the Texas Department of Health and Human Services. Those aged 65 and over who meet income guidelines and who require a nursing home level of care may be able to qualify for a waiver through the agency’s PACE program, which provides a variety of services in homes and assisted living communities. See our Assisted Living Page in Texas page for more information.
Flower Mound Assisted Living Resources
|North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging||(817) 695-9196||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||(972) 874-6110||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. |
|Denton County Veterans Services Office||(940) 349-2950||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||(940) 566-5851||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.|
|Transportation Scholarship Program||(972) 874-6000||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
Texas Department of Health and Human Services licenses and regulates assisted living facilities operating within the state of Texas. All facilities must be in compliance with state and federal laws and regulations concerning medication, safety and staffing. See our Assisted Living in Texas page for more information.