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Best Assisted Living Facilities in McAllen

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored McAllen Assisted Living Facilities on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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900 South 12th Street, McAllen, TX 78501

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3.8 (21)
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4.0 (1)

Why choose this provider?

Retama Manor Nursing Center is a facility based in McAllen that provides residents with assisted living. It aims to provide as much comfort to its residents as possible by offering personalized care that includes dining services, assistance with daily activities, social engagement, and hydration and nutrition management. The facility also offers medication management and x-ray and laboratory services. For clients with limited proficiency in English, language assistance is available upon request. The company is an iN2L Senior Engagement Technology partner.

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9500 Texas Hwy. 107, Mission, TX 78572

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5.0 (3)
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5.0 (2)

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Crossroads Assisted Living Community strives to enhance the lives of seniors and differently abled persons in McAllen. The community provides customized care services for various needs, such as incontinence management, motion support, and mental problem assistance. Its experts have over 22 years of combined experience in assisting seniors and helping residents attend social and recreational activities. Since 2007, the facility has been licensed by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services for 16 private accommodations.

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1201 St. Claire Boulevard, Mission, TX 78572

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4.8 (29)
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5.0 (8)

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The Bridges at Mission is a facility serving residents throughout the McAllen area. It provides Alzheimer's and traditional assisted living care. It offers private and semi-private room options, including a full range of assistance with daily activities such as feeding, bathing, dressing, grooming, and incontinence care. It also provides residents with medication management and transportation to doctors' appointments once a month. In 2020, the facility added 21 rooms to cater to its Alzheimer's residents. Smart TVs with Amazon, YouTube, and Netflix are available for residents.

5208 S Sugar Rd, Edinburg, TX 78539

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4.5 (23)
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5.0 (12)

Why choose this provider?

The Bridges at Edinburg offers assisted living services for seniors with Alzheimer's in McAllen and the neighboring communities. The center provides a variety of wellness programs, including recreational and social activities such as music and arts. Additionally, it offers traditional care assisted living. The traditional care building features 16 private rooms with private baths. Residents in both programs are provided three meals daily with snacks, bathing, dressing, and grooming assistance, medication management, and housekeeping and laundry services.

FAQs

  • How is assisted living different from a nursing home?

    Nursing homes are for people who require round-the-clock care, while assisted living facilities are for those who need some help, but are also capable of managing some of their daily activities on their own. Nursing homes are more expensive, and may look more like a clinic or hospital rather than a home.

  • What are Activities of Daily Living or "ADLs"?

    You’ll hear about ADLs, or Activities of Daily Living, when you’re researching assisted living facilities. These are the basic tasks that we undertake each day, such as dressing, grooming, bathing, toileting, and walking. Not being able to do several of the ADLs is a sign that you or your loved one should consider moving to an assisted living facility.

  • Do I pay for assisted living on a monthly basis?

    Usually, yes. You should receive a statement each month that indicates the base fee (the rent you're paying for your space) along with a services fee, which covers the time spent by staff members helping the resident with their ADLs.

  • Are there low-cost options for assisted living facilities?

    HUD (U.S. Housing and Urban Development) has a program called Section 202 that provides supportive housing for very low-income elders, and your local agency for the elderly will have information on state and regional programs.

  • Am I allowed to keep my car at an assisted living facility?

    Probably, but you will need to talk to the facility to find out what its rules are for residential driving. There may be an additional parking fee required. If you do not drive, your facility should be able to offer rides to shopping and health care appointments.

  • Do assisted living facilities allow pets?

    They may — you will need to ask if your pet is allowed. Cats are often fine, but there may be restrictions on large dog breeds or on the number of pets that are allowed.

  • What happens if the resident’s health declines after they are in an assisted living facility?

    Many assisted living facilities include several levels of care, so if declining health means that more care is required, they can stay where they are, although the cost will increase. You can also consider hiring a private duty nurse or moving the resident to a more comprehensive care nursing home.