The Woodlands is a master-planned community located about 30 miles north of Houston and built around the old town square concept. Seniors looking to retire in Texas may find this to be an ideal place to rent a condo, buy a family home or live in one of the many senior care communities available in the region. A variety of housing choices exist, and there are many activities to keep residents engaged.
Seniors can expect to find quality healthcare facilities in this upscale community, with some of the top hospitals in the region being The Woodlands Healthcare Center and At Home Healthcare The Woodlands. Plus, Houston city is only half an hour away, and most of Texas's best hospitals are in the area. The Woodlands has Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus designed golf courses, plenty of high-end shopping areas, restaurants, more than 100 recreation parks and about 6,000 acres of greenery. Texas residents enjoy no state income tax and year-round warm weather.
According to the Genworth Cost of Care Survey 2019, the cost of assisted living in The Woodlands is $3,750, which is lower than the national average of $4,051.
Note: Information for The Woodlands was not available, so data from the greater Houston area was used.
Check out our list of the top 10 assisted living facilities in The Woodlands to see if any are right for you.
The Village at The Woodlands Waterway
2323 Lake Robbins Dr.
The Woodlands, TX 77380
Located on a scenic waterway and only a few steps from the stunning Woodland Lakes, The Village at The Woodlands Waterway senior care community is an ideal place for a stress-free retirement. Active seniors can enjoy the open spaces of nearby Town Green Park as well as a variety of terrific shopping and dining destinations. The caring staff at the facility ensures residents enjoy days packed with engaging activities and events, including fitness sessions, happy hours, group games, numerous walking trails and regular outings to local attractions. Residents live in spacious studios, one- or two-bedroom apartments, and housekeeping and laundry are taken care of by the staff, so seniors can spend time doing things they enjoy.
Reunion Court of the Woodlands
1730 Woodstead Crt.
The Woodlands, TX 77380
Reunion Court of The Woodlands offers residents a combination of homelike warmth, resort-style amenities and on-site care staff. The community strives to ensure seniors live a vibrant lifestyle by encouraging engaging, daily activities, such as exercise classes, arts and crafts, competitive sports, study groups and excursions to local attractions, such as Millbend Linear Park. Housing options available include studio and one-bedroom apartments fitted with in-room kitchenettes and emergency call response systems, and residents enjoy assistance with daily living activities, transportation to appointments and meal preparation.
The Forum at the Woodlands
5055 West Panther Creek Dr.
The Woodlands, TX 77381
Nestled on a 23-acre wooded parcel with a private lake, The Forum at the Woodlands offers unique and scenic nature views. The facility's grounds are comprised of a lovely pool, walkways, docks and a lanai, where seniors can swim and relax on a hot day or take a stroll and enjoy the fresh air. Forest Lake Park and Wedgewood Park are also a short distance away. Residents live comfortably in beautifully decorated cottages, and one- and two-bedroom apartments include all utilities. We included this facility on our top 10 list because of its extensive amenities and services as well as the attentive English- and Spanish-speaking staff who are available 24/7.
Elmcroft of Rivershire
450 North Rivershire
Conroe, TX 77304
The Elmcroft of Rivershire is a senior care community with picturesque views of the surrounding greenery. Located near beautiful Lake Conroe and the Kasmiersky Park, regular outings to these attractions are arranged by the facility's staff, providing active residents ample opportunities to explore their surroundings. The community offers independent living, assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing and respite care. Seniors are encouraged to join the community's full schedule of activities and programs, including lectures, discussions, stories and live entertainment. A variety of meal options are provided and served restaurant-style, so residents can enjoy sociable dining experiences with friends and guests.
Brookdale Cypress Station
303 Lantern Bend Dr.
Houston, TX 77090
Residents at the Brookdale Cypress Station senior living have access to exceptional amenities, programs and comprehensive care. Through its signature assisted living programs, the community offers customized care to each resident based on their needs and abilities. Seniors have an abundance of activities, such as Wii Sports and Yoga classes, to engage in when not relaxing in the facility's coffee shop, library or beautifully landscaped grounds. Excursions to nearby attractions, restaurant-style meals, staff and transportation to appointments are just some of the benefits available to residents.
The Wellington at Conroe
500 River Pointe Dr.
Conroe, TX 77304
Residents at The Wellington at Conroe enjoy the perfect balance of safety, care and luxurious amenities in a facility that's not far from the freeway or numerous shopping areas. Several health care facilities are also within proximity, including HCA Houston Healthcare Conroe. The community's caregivers are available 24/7, and they encourage residents to interact with others during meal times in the shared dining room or discover friendships in any of the vibrant common rooms. Residents enjoy a full calendar of on-site events and activities designed to meet various interests, and off-site excursions are planned to nearby attractions and entertainment venues.
Spring Creek Village
20305 Holzwarth Rd.
Spring, TX 77388
Featuring a quiet, serene environment with beautifully landscaped courtyards and plenty of common areas, Spring Creek Village offers assisted living and memory care support services. Residents at the community enjoy all the comforts of home along with exceptional, comprehensive care. A team of compassionate, friendly staff is in charge of preparing meals, housekeeping and transportation so that residents can spend their time enjoying the amenities, including activity rooms, a general store and chef-prepared gourmet meals served in the dining area.
Ella Springs Senior Living Community
16700 Ella Blvd.
Houston, TX 77090
Residents at Ella Springs Senior Living Community enjoy easy access to quality restaurants, health care facilities, recreational parks and the Philip Geiger Performing Arts Center, all within a short distance away. The care community offers assisted living and memory care services, and seniors enjoy various activities and events, such as arts and cultural festivals, educational trips, lectures, happy hours and fitness classes. Residents benefit from the care provided by experienced and friendly staff as well as a host of senior-friendly amenities, including scenic walking paths, BBQ pavilion, a variety of floor plans, chef-prepared meals and restaurant-style dining. This facility made it to our top 10 list due to its security features and customized care plans.
6611 Cypresswood Dr.
Spring, TX 77379
Set in a quiet suburb outside Houston and next to the Collins Park, Atria Cypresswood offers seniors a vibrant care community graced with beautiful exterior and interior décor. The facility provides residents with all the comforts of home and additional assistance with their household chores and daily living activities as needed. Chef-prepared meals, a full calendar of engaging activities and events and caring staff available 24/7 are just some of the benefits that the facility's residents enjoy. In addition to independent and assisted living, the community also cares for seniors with memory challenges.
Brookdale Champion Oaks
17705 Red Oak Dr.
Houston, TX 77090
Senior citizens residing at Brookdale Champion Oaks enjoy the freedom to explore their interests and passions without worrying about household chores. They encounter endless opportunities to build new friendships and engage in fulfilling activities, such as board games, bingo, gardening, arts and crafts, Wii Sports and cooking. Residents can also spend their time relaxing or socializing in the library, piano room, beauty salon and barbershop and the courtyard gazebo.