The city of Carrollton is located in Denton, Dallas, and Collin Counties, and like many other cities in Texas are popular places for retirement. Many seniors living in Texas and other cities choose to have no longer the responsibility of maintaining and owning a home. Independent living communities help active retired seniors live a comfortable life and enjoy retirement. The cost of independent living communities in the state vary. Much of the cost depends on the location, floor plan, amenities, and service fees. The average cost of independent living in the state is $2,200 per month but does vary. Independent living communities include retirement homes, continuing care retirement homes, affordable senior housing, and senior apartment complexes. Retirement homes offer excellent resources, such as transportation services, medical help, recreation, meals, and social events. Senior apartment homes in Carrollton or other parts of Texas are excellent living accommodations for active seniors. Many of the senior apartment complexes have age restrictions such as 55 and older or 65 and older.
According to Texas Health and Human Services, almost 12% or 3.2 million people in the state are aged 65 and older. It is estimated by 2050 that the number of older adults aged 65 and older will increase by 20%. The Texas Health and Human Services Commission license two facility types for assisted living. The average cost of assisted living in the state is $3,500 per month. Assisted living helps partially active seniors maintain their independence, but provides help with some of the activities of daily life. When you begin to search for independent living in the city or state, there are some things to consider. For example, the family will want to ensure the facility is well maintained and well-staffed. Additionally, it is crucial the assisted living facility is providing the proper level of care and support your loved one requires. Assisted living residences are not necessarily nursing homes, but do offer 24-hour support and care.