Located in a mostly rural section of Denton County, Denton has thirteen elderly care facilities within the city that gives residents a range of care options from which to choose from. Getting around the city of Denton can potentially be tough, requiring a car or family member's help. Should the need arise, there are a number of skilled nursing facilities and hospitals in the surrounding areas around Denton.
Assisted Living Amenities & Services
Some of the standard amenities in Denton include:
24-hour nursing staff
Personal care services
In addition to a full range of amenities, Denton also has a diverse network of facilities that caters to seniors' unique needs. A lot of care facilities also have a number of specialists on staff in the event advanced care is needed, Dentists, Podiatrists, and speech therapists are just some examples. Some facilities offer kosher meals. They may also allow cats or dogs, provide outdoor activities, and provide parking for those who are still mobile. Some long-term care facilities offer transportation (either complementary or for a nominal fee), giving your loved one the option to move about.
While not required, when contacting the facilities you are interested in it can be advantageous to have medical history including any insurance, doctor, and facility names and contacts for any questions the facility coordinator might have. This can aid in planning any specialized care the individual might require.
Senior Living Cost Comparison
The cost for services changes based on needed services, but in the area standard facilities are around $4,100 to $5,400 each month. Nearby Lewisville averages as much as $5,300 for senior care facilities, which costs more than Denton. Those individuals that can't afford the cost of care may be eligible for aid through the federal government. The list below has average costs in cities near Denton:
Source: Aggregated from the Genworth 2013, 2015 Cost of Care Survey, state licensing units, and from facility surveys. While we make every effort to ensure accuracy, please confirm details with facilities directly.