A peaceful suburb of Houston, Webster, Texas, retains a small-town charm and feeling of community with bi-monthly senior game nights and special town events. The city is known to be the location of the Challenger crash, and to commemorate the incident, there's a municipal park with a small lake and walking trails. A large international airport is nearby, and with easy access to several major interstates, there's plenty of options for commuting to and from Webster.
With a cost of living lower than the national average and no state income tax, living in Webster may be an attractive option for retirees. The warm, snow-free winters in south Texas is nice for seniors who love to be outdoors or have health conditions aggravated by cold weather.
Seniors budgeting for assisted living may find Webster a more affordable option than some of the other Texas cities. According to the 2019 Genworth Cost of Care Survey, monthly assisted living fees average $3,750 in the metro area, while Dallas ($4,150) and Austin ($5,395) are comparatively much more expensive.
Note: Information for Webster was not available, so data from the nearest city, Houston, was used.
We've researched and curated a list of the Webster area's 10 best-assisted living communities that we think are worth checking out.
11500 Fallbrook Drive
Houston, TX 77065
Atria Cy-Fair is conveniently located near Rob Fleming Park for active seniors who enjoy taking walks among Texas bluebonnets in bloom, and Willowbrook Mall is easily accessible for shopping and restaurants. This community gives residents the opportunity to retain as much independence as they're able, with a caring staff member never far away to lend a hand. An events calendar of clubs, fitness classes and parties keep residents engaged and active. From independent living to memory care, Atria Cy-Fair lets seniors age in place without the burden of moving to a new home. A computer room, coffee shop and on-site general store enable residents to take care of business without leaving home.
1221 Graham Drive
Tomball, TX 77375
Welcome to Heritage Tomball retirement community which features all-inclusive rent and staff who are available around-the-clock to aid seniors with daily activities. Residents here may choose to dine communally, enjoying restaurant-style meals prepared by a talented culinary team, or cook for themselves in their private apartments with kitchenettes. Personalized care plans include providing light medical care, medication management and discreet help with bathing and grooming. Plenty of pet-friendly accommodations are available, and Heritage has lovely landscaped grounds to walk dogs or enjoy time outside with friends. Music and games, cooking classes, senior-friendly exercises, such as yoga classes and tai chi, or visiting lecturers provide plenty of entertainment at home.
2323 Lake Robbins Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77380
The Village at the Woodlands is an upscale community for active seniors that's within walking distance of several stores and libraries. The Woodland Trolley stops near the facility, giving access to local destinations. The community has received excellent reviews for the state of the building and for the friendly, caring staff. Three freshly prepared meals are served daily in the bright, airy dining room, with allowances for dietary preferences or medical requirements, such as low-salt or diabetic-friendly recipes. Group trips to local theaters and on-site activities scheduled throughout the week keep residents entertained. Resident and guest parking are available.
929 Rockmead Drive
Kingwood, TX 77339
Beautifully landscaped grounds, a sweeping wraparound porch and large windows create a beautiful environment for seniors who call Reunion Court of Kingwood home. Inside, charming private apartments and well-appointed common areas contribute to the beauty of this facility. Each resident has a personal care plan, and 24/7 staff help with mobility or tasks of daily living. A professional culinary team serves three delicious, nutritious meals daily. Laundry, on-site maintenance services and light housekeeping offers residents more time to do the activities they enjoy. A swimming pool for individual use or water aerobics is a popular amenity.
19929 Chasewood Park Drive
Houston, TX 77070
The Solana at Vintage Park is centrally located in Houston, close to Tomball Parkway, CHI St. Luke's medical center and several stores and pharmacies. This modern assisted living facility has plenty of amenities to make residents' lives easier without leaving home, including a coffee shop, beauty parlor, meeting rooms for hobby groups or crafting and a fitness center with group exercise classes. Each private apartment is equipped with a small kitchen, or residents may choose to eat with friends in the community dining room. Awake staff are scheduled around-the-clock and are available to help with grooming and bathing, mobility and diabetic care and monitoring as needed.
21939 Cinco Ranch Boulevard
Katy, TX 77450
Sunrise of Cinco Ranch is located just outside of Houston and is nestled in a cozy community with cottage-style homes. The facility offers assisted living, memory care, hospice services and short-term respite care for those recovering from surgery or an illness. A nurse on staff and certified caregivers are available day and night to help ensure the health and safety of residents, giving light medical care and helping with the tasks of daily living. Activities include games, group trips and crafts to help residents stay busy and indulge in new interests.
24025 Kingwood Place Drive
Kingwood, TX 77339
Landon Ridge - Kingwood is located in the northern part of the Houston metro area, with easy access to world-class medical care and plenty of entertainment options for visiting family and friends. A licensed nurse and certified caregivers help with light medical care as well as diabetic oversight, ensuring good health of the residents. Served in the community dining room, nutritious meals are prepared fresh each day and presented on restaurant-style menus, and snacks are offered throughout the day. Various activities let seniors indulge in their favorite hobbies or explore a new interest, such as gardening or attending guest lectures. Small pets are allowed.
11246 Fallbrook Drive
Houston, TX 77065
Hiking trails, lovely landscaping and a shady wraparound porch make Elmcroft an attractive retirement home for seniors who enjoy spending time outside. Inside, plenty of amenities deliver vibrant living convenience, from a beauty parlor and computer room to a cozy library and coffee shop. The fitness center is the site of group exercise classes and also has equipment for solo workouts. Beyond the amenities to enhance their golden years, seniors also receive attention from certified caregivers around-the-clock, lending a hand with mobility, helping with bathing and grooming or assisting with light medical care as needed.
2865 Westminster Plaza Drive,
Houston, Texas 77082
Spend time playing the piano in the elegant living room or enjoy a round of billiards in the cozy game room at The Abbey. This retirement community has an independent living campus for active seniors and assisted living accommodations for those who need a helping hand with daily activities. Group fitness classes, including yoga and water aerobics, help seniors stay healthy, while three nourishing meals are provided daily. From the courtyard patio to the luxurious spa, there's plenty of space to relax. Planned activities and games are scheduled weekly.
2401 Green Oak Drive
Kingwood, TX 77339
Each day at Atria offers opportunities for fun and friendship, whether it's strolling through the streets of Kingwood with the walking club or enjoying a cup of coffee on the patio with a friend. Atria Kingwood is located in a quiet suburb of Houston, close enough for ease of access to health care and shopping but removed from the hustle and bustle of the city. Meals at Atria are prepared on-site and served restaurant-style in the dining room, with different options at each meal. Luxury apartments with housekeeping and maintenance services reduce the burdens of daily stresses for residents.