In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Austin area, our team of researchers sorted through 193 communities using our unique methodology. Our team:

  • Spent over 38 hours researching assisted living communities in Austin
  • Interviewed 19 facility staff members
  • Read more than 200 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 25 assisted living communities that earned our seal of approval. Through this process we discovered that the average cost of assisted living in the city of Austin is $5,190, which is considerably higher than the state average of $3,795 and the national average of $4,000.

Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner
Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner

Jonathan Frank is a Licensed Social Worker with over 10 years experience working with the geriatric population in a variety of different settings. He received his Masters degree from Rutgers University with a certificate in Aging and Gerontological Services. Additionally, he is a Certified Dementia Practitioner accredited by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Jonathan also has Bachelors degree in psychology and worked as an Emergency Medical Technician for 14 years. His passion lies with the elderly and ensuring they age with dignity.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Austin, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 193 communities in the Austin area.

Assisted Living Research Institute Trusted Communities

The Assisted Living Research Institute spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Austin area to allow seniors and their families to find the community that’s right for them. Click through the facilities listed below to read in-depth reviews, what residents are saying, and details such as base pricing, room types, and more.

Barton Hills Assisted Living
Private, Semi-private
Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care

Barton Hills is an assisted living community located in Austin, Texas. With the mixture of a home-like setting and access to the city, this facility is great for seniors who enjoy tight-knit connections as a fundamental part of senior living. Barton Hills provides 24-hour care for residents needing a little extra help. They offer medication management, housekeeping, and assistance with eating to ensure that residents are happy, healthy, and thriving. 

Three delicious meals and planned snacks are served in the main dining room with table service. Barton Hills offers high-end amenities that provide a care-free lifestyle, including: 

  • Activity room
  • Outdoor gardens and walking paths
  • Scheduled transportation
  • Pet-friendly
What Residents are Saying:
Customers appreciate the beautiful surroundings at Barton Hills. One family member says, “We love this place! We had my father in law and now my mother at this facility. It is clean, well taken care of and the staff is caring. The facility is well managed and is family oriented.”
3 out of 5
(3) Reviews
1606 Nash Ave, Austin, TX 78704
Belmont Village West Lake Hills
Buckner Villa Siesta Home
Elan Southpark Meadows
Elmcroft of Austin
Grace House Assisted Living
Ledgestone Senior Living
Legacy at Crystal Falls
Legacy Oaks Assisted Living and Memory Care
Legacy Oaks of Lakeway
Longhorn Village
New Haven Assisted Living of Kyle
Orchard Park of Kyle
Parmer Woods at North Austin
Parsons House Austin
Pavilion at Great Hills
Querencia Barton Creek
Tech Ridge Oaks Assisted Living & Memory Care
The Delaney at Georgetown Village
The Heritage at Hunters Chase
The Isle At Cedar Ridge
The Village at The Triangle
Village on the Park

Our Methodology

At the Assisted Living Research Institute, our goal is to tackle the challenges that come with aging by combining real-world expertise with data-driven metrics and the latest research methodologies. To accomplish this, our team of industry experts and in-house researchers joined forces to develop a methodology that uncovers the best assisted living communities in a given location. We search for facilities that use science-backed best practices and the latest therapies in caring for their residents, and those that have the most amenities and opportunities for residents to live an active, independent lifestyle.

Facility Features (40%)

Facility Health Services Graded on health services provided
on the facility including, but not
limited to, on-site nursing,
pharmacy, skilled nursing,
medicine administration, etc

Facility Amenities Graded on the available

Affordability Financial assistance acceptance
and overall costs and value.

Residential Quality (40%)

Resident Satisfaction Polling & survey of overall facility satisfaction.

Facility Complaint and Violations Number of complaints and violations the facility had. Taking into account improvement over time.

Online Reviews Aggregated verified online reviews.

Location (20%)

Location-Based Benefits Including, but not limited to, proximity to
hospitals, ambulance response times, senior
resources available, and state and city
financial assistance.

Location Quality Local crime rates, incidents against older
adults, air quality, climate.

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