Located 30 minutes outside the city of Houston is Cypress, one of the area’s largest suburban communities. Being close to the nation's fourth-largest city that is also counted among Milken Institute’s 2014 Best Cities for Successful Aging Index has its benefits, making it an attractive option for retirement.
Seniors wishing to explore the area can utilize Cypress Ride and Park’s discounted transportation to visit local spots or go a bit further into downtown Houston. The nearby 150,000-square-foot Boardwalk at Towne Lake offers unique shopping and artisan dining. The community hosts a yearly Taste of Cy-Fair. Nearby Houston has many more, including a massive Nutcracker Market hosted by the Houston Ballet and The Great State of Texas food truck festival. Those looking for something more low-key will appreciate Cypress’s proximity to the Gulf of Mexico. Here, you can fish or just relax. There is also Sam Houston National Forest, which features miles of flat walking and hiking trails for seniors wanting for exercise and adventure.
The average cost of assisted living in Cypress, at $3,750, is commensurate with the state average and lower than the nationwide average of $4,004, though rates will vary depending on the facility and the amenities they offer.
Note: Information for Cypress was unavailable, so data from Houston, the next closest city, was used.
Check out our list of top 10 assisted living facilities in Cypress to decide which one is right for you.
17935 Longenbaugh Dr.
Cypress, TX 77433
Located minutes from Route 290 and close to area parks and shopping, Heartis Cypress gives seniors an array of modern amenities in a safe, secure environment. A choice of living arrangements includes studio, one-bedroom or two-bedroom apartments that come standard with kitchenettes and private baths. Heartis Cypress features an interior Main Street, where residents are invited to enjoy the soda shop, gardening store and men’s shop. There is also a state-of-the-art theater. We included Heartis Cypress because it ranked highly for its many amenities as well as the quality of the food.
Avanti Living at Towne Lake
17808 Lakecrest View Dr.
Cypress, TX 77433
Avanti Living at Towne Lake is situated next door to the local grocery store and walking distance from The Boardwalk at Towne Lake, where residents can shop, dine or receive healthcare services. There is also a kid-approved A Crew family room. Designed for time spent with grandkids, the room features a large TV for Wii video game playing and a door that opens to the outdoor courtyard. Residents can enjoy a farm-to-table breakfast in the upscale restaurant and then visit the salon for a manicure and aromatherapy. We included Avanti Living at Towne Lake for its highly rated amenities and gorgeous facility design.
16306 Spring Cypress Rd.
Cypress, TX 77429
Seniors aged 65 and up will enjoy individualized care while maintaining an active and full life at Spring Cypress. Residents can choose from studio, one-bedroom or two-bedroom apartments that are either private or shared. In addition to weekly housekeeping and medication management, a full-time licensed nurse is on hand to meet care needs. Transportation can be scheduled to outings or events, or seniors can participate in the classes, games and special holiday events at home.
Cypress Assisted Living
12714 Park Forest Dr.
Cypress, TX 77429
Cypress Assisted Living offers seniors personalized care in a small, homey environment. We included Cypress Assisted Living because it was voted 2017’s Home of the Year by the Texas Organization of Residential Care Homes. In addition to the normal care features included in the cost of care, Cypress offers weekly beautician visits and monthly physician appointments. Because Cypress is run much like a home, there is a flow to the planned list of events and activities, which include exercise classes, board games, pet therapy and special birthday parties.
Parsons House Cypress
15055 N. Eldridge Pkwy
Cypress, TX 77429
Nestled on five beautifully manicured acres is Parsons House Cypress, an assisted living community designed to let residents live abundant, energetic lives. Pets may be brought along to one of the various apartment options, which come with an oversized private bathroom with a walk-in shower. The on-site chef prepares three nutritious seasonal meals daily, and snacks are provided throughout the day.
11500 Fallbrook Dr.
Houston, TX 77065
Close to shopping at Willowbrook Mall, Atria Cy-Fair provides assisted living and memory care to the senior community in Cypress, Texas. Studios, one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites are available, and all come standard with emergency alert systems and private baths. Cable TV and Wi-Fi are also included. Residents can take advantage of the computer room to learn a new skill or grab a cup of coffee at the coffee shop. We included Atria Cy-Fair in the top 10 for Cypress because of its trademarked program, Engage Life, which incorporates residents' interests to create individually tailored events and activities.
1221 Graham Dr.
Tomball, TX 77375
Close to Tomball Regional Hospital is the small yet active community of Heritage Tomball. Residents can bring their furry friends with them to live in their choice of one-bedroom or two-bedroom apartments that come complete with phone, private bath and emergency call system. The facility provides on-site church services, exercise classes and beauty services. Restaurant-style meals are served three times a day and include a full salad bar and a changing menu of residents' favorite recipes.
The Village at The Woodlands Waterway
2323 Lake Robbins Dr.
The Woodlands, TX 77380
The Village at The Woodlands Waterway is located along the banks of Lake Woodlands’ tributary, offering scenic waterway and numerous walking paths through the open space of Towne Green Park. In addition to daily living assistance, the facility offers residents weekly housekeeping and laundry service. The library is available for reading and relaxing and the beauty salon is available for hair cuts and other beauty treatments. We included The Village at The Woodlands Waterway for its caring staff and amenity choices.
The Solana at Vintage Park
19929 Chasewood Park Dr.
Houston, TX 77070
The Solana at Vintage Park is nestled in a quiet Houston neighborhood, right off Tomball Parkway for easy access to downtown Houston’s amenities. The facility is also next door to shops, restaurants and a Whole Foods. With a hotel-like design, The Solana focuses on provided full-scale amenities such as an on-site theatre and therapy room, fitness center and art studio. Resident safety remains a top concern with monitored entrances and exits as well as 24/7 emergency response. We included The Solana at Vintage Park because it ranked highly for the facilities and friendly staff.
Sunrise at Cinco Ranch
21939 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
Katy, TX 77450
Close to many small local parks as well as the sprawling Bush Park, Sunrise at Cinco Ranch provides a single-level assisted living and memory care to seniors in the Houston area. Its proximity to area hospitals such as Christus St. Catherine Hospital means additional or specialized care is close at hand. We included Sunrise at Cinco Ranch because it received a Bronze National Quality Award by the American Health Care Association and a customer satisfaction award by NRC Health.