Everything You Need to Know About Dallas Everything You Need to Know About Dallas Senior LivingSenior Living

Dallas is a perennially popular retirement destination for seniors, thanks to its low cost of living, extensive programs for older adults, and renowned restaurant and art scenes. Dallas is home to plenty of high-rated hospitals, senior-living communities, and in-home care services. In fact, one of the biggest challenges of Dallas senior living can be choosing among all the available living options and service providers. To help you, SeniorAdvisor.com has collected its Dallas-related senior living topics, from fun things to do to applying for benefits, on one handy Senior Care and Services page.

Whether you’re already a Metroplex resident, are planning a move, or want to help a family member who lives in Dallas, you can start here to get to the resources you need.

Top-rated senior communities picked by residents and their families

Our Dallas city guide leads off with some of the most highly rated senior communities around the greater Dallas area. Ratings come from residents, relatives, and visitors and are verified by SeniorAdvisor.com. Check out each community’s amenities and read reviews with a single click.

Dallas senior living by category

Looking for a particular type of care? The Dallas Senior Care and Services page sorts your options into assisted living, Alzheimer’s care, nursing homes, and in-home care to help you find what you need quickly. You’ll find lists of all SeniorAdvisor.com’s listed providers in the Metroplex for each category.

Retirement living tips for Dallas

If Dallas is your retirement destination, we have the information you need to make a plan: articles on the local cost of living, retirement expenses, good neighborhoods for older residents, and popular things to do. You can also learn more about the service providers you may need as you set up your retirement lifestyle, such as elder law attorneys, senior specialist real estate agents, and financial advisors.

Dallas-area aging in place resources

Home is where the heart is, and most of us would love to stay in our own homes as we age. A little in-home help can go a long way toward this goal, and our caregiving section covers what you need to know. We have information on

  • the cost of in-home care around Dallas
  • choosing the right type of in home care
  • local help for aging in place
  • caregiver support groups and respite care programs

Other helpful information in our senior services section covers senior-friendly workplaces and job training programs, getting around town without a car, Dallas senior centers and volunteer opportunities, and information on the city’s hospitals and rehabilitation centers.

Dallas-based help with benefits programs

One of the rewards of retirement is tapping into the Social Security and Medicare benefits you’ve paid into, but sorting out the application and claims process isn’t always easy. Our financial assistance section provides information on local offices where you can get in-person help with those programs as well as with Medicaid and VA benefits. Articles on popular senior discounts in Dallas and family caregiver benefits help you stretch your budget even more.

More Dallas senior living information

You can find details on different types of senior living, such as religious care, LGBT senior services, pet-friendly senior communities, and luxury senior living options. There’s also a section for families who need end-of-life care resources.

To make the most of your Dallas research, you can create a SeniorAdvisor.com user account that will allow you to see rates for communities and service providers and leave your own reviews.

Casey Kelly-Barton is an Austin-based freelance writer whose childhood was made awesome by her grandmothers, great-grandmother, great-aunts and -uncles, and their friends.

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