In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Dallas area, our team of researchers sorted through 562 communities using our unique methodology. Our team:
- Spent over 41 hours researching assisted living communities in Dallas
- Interviewed 20 facility staff members
- Read more than 215 reviews left by residents and their family members
After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 27 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 Dallas is $4,350, which is higher than the state average of $3,795 and the national average of $4,000.
Christina Drumm-BoydCertified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)
Christina Drumm-BoydCertified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)
Christina is a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM) who is passionate about seniors and their families. Along with her staff, Christina works hands-on with each client to find the best solutions for the challenges that often come with aging.
Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Dallas, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 562 communities in the Dallas area.
Assisted Living Research Institute Trusted Communities
The Assisted Living Research Institute spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Dallas 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.
Customers enjoy the atmosphere and facilities provided for their loved ones. One reviewer stated, "My Grandmother had a successful stay at Autumn Leaves after a stroke. The rehab team and nursing did a wonderful job with my her. They often have entertainers for their residents, to make their stay a little easier. I highly recommend. Beautiful view of the White Rock Lake."
Belmont Village Turtle Creek
Customers appreciate the Belmont's family atmosphere, with one reviewer stating,This is a beautiful, modern community. Fresh & appetizing meals. Dedicated and passionate team of employees and managers. Resident driven programming that offers many opportunities for excursions, engaging speakers, live music and fabulous film selection”
Bradfield Place is an assisted living community located in Mesquite, Texas. Within minutes of Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, this community is great for seniors who enjoy beautification as a part of senior living. The facility provides a warm environment designed to promote independence while residents can receive help with activities of daily living.
Accommodations include well-appointed amenities, such as kitchenettes, microwaves, and an emergency response system. Additionally, Bradfield Place can also assist with urgent placement. Other features include:
- Computer room
- Full accessibility
- Scheduled transportation
- Walk-in showers with safety features
- On-site beauty and barber salon
Customers appreciate the beautiful surroundings at Bradfield Place. One family member says, “This is a nice community that we chose for my mom. The staff is very caring and welcoming to me when I come and visit. My mom's room is very clean and spacious. They offer transportation for the residents to go shopping and for Dr. appointments. I really like how welcoming they are and how they keep me informed on how my mom's well-being.”
Caruth Haven Court
Caruth Haven Court is an assisted living community located in Dallas, Texas. With attention to lifestyle preferences, this community is great for seniors who enjoy a variety of options to choose from. Accommodations include spacious suites and one-bedroom apartment homes with security and emergency features. Concierge services, weekly housekeeping, and complimentary scheduled transportation are also available so residents can focus on the joys of retirement.
Caruth offers three gourmet meals in their "Sensations" dining room, where residents have the opportunity to engage in social connection. For those who need a little extra help with activities of daily living, the following services and amenities are also offered:
- 24-hour nursing
- Assistance with eating
- Personal laundry available
- Mobility and transfer assistance
- Medication management
- Covered veranda with rocking chairs
- Fireside library and common areas
- Professional beauty salon and barber shop
Residents and their family members appreciate the inviting environment at Caruth. One reviewer says, “This is a warm and inviting place with a friendly staff that aims to please residents and their families. The food is great and everyone is treated with respect. My mom and dad have called it home for over eight years.”
CC Young Memorial Home
Residents and family members talk about excellence in care at CC Young. One reviewer says, "I consider CC Young best in class. My mom has been here for many months, she is getting excellent nursing care, and our family is kept frequently updated."
Christian Care Senior Living Community
Christian Care Senior Living Community is an assisted living community located in Mesquite, Texas. This faith-based, non-profit community is conveniently located near local attractions, hospitals, and medical offices. The facility is a great fit for seniors who have a desire to seek meaning during their retirement years, as well as the convenience of city living.
Christian Care is a Life Plan community with individualized care plans spanning from assisted living to hospice care. The facility's goal is to provide environments that encourage relationships through spiritual, physical, social, and recreational programs. The residents in this community enjoy beautifully appointed accommodations, complete with atrium, library, and game room. Other amenities include:
- Medication aides
- Brain Fitness program
- Keypad entry and exit to living areas from lobby
- 24-hour emergency call system
- Wheelchair-accessible chapel for church services
- All utilities
- Wireless internet access
- 24-hour nursing care
Residents talk about the quality of services and a welcoming atmosphere at the Christian Care Senior Living. One resident says, “We moved into Christian Care Senior Living Community, and we love it. We have a nice little cottage, with a nice size patio, courtyard, and it's very homey. We have a very nice area. The staff has been great so far, they have a lot of activities going on, and we attended a concert they had here.”
Crystal Creek at Preston Hollow
Residents and family members alike enjoy the quality of service at Crystal Creek at Preston Hollow. One reviewer says, “My loved one stays in this community. It is a very nice community that is very clean and well-kept. She has a very nice apartment on the third floor. It is a smaller community that offered activities, including off-site activities for the residents.”
Residents are impressed by the supportive staff at Edgemere. One reviewer commented, “Edgemere has very caring staff and great medical care. The caregivers are very nurturing and friendly. I really appreciated their sincere concern and assistance in smoothing the transition of my parents into Edgemere. I rest easy knowing my mom and dad are safe there.”
Emerson on Harvest Hill
Residents and family members talk about the specialized care offered at Emerson on Harvest Hill, with one reviewer saying, "I chose Emerson on Harvest Hill because of the support and help from all the staff in terms of finding the right apartment for Mom. The staff was consistent in helping to ensure that Mom would be cared for in a safe and clean environment with activities conducive to a healthy lifestyle."
Entrust of Desoto
Residents are relieved with the caring efforts of the staff. One reviewer says, "I am always amazed by the staff. They are very interactive with residents. What a blessing to know they care and enjoy doing activities with the residents. From daily walks to sing-alongs, you will find the care staff joining in."
Grace Presbyterian Village
Customers talk about the peerless care given by the staff with one reviewer saying, "My mother is currently at Grace Presbyterian Village. We're quite pleased with the level of care that she is getting. She has dementia but still can live in a private room. Her caregiver seems to be better trained to help someone who has dementia like my mother does, as compared to the previous places where she has been in the last several months."
HarborChase of the Park Cities
Customers are excited about the level of service provided by HarborChase. One reviewer says, "From their outstanding food to their kind, responsive and accessible management and staff in all departments, they have bent over backward to help us with our mother's move and to assist her with settling in. Everything was customized, and the staff continues to meet her ongoing needs. Did I mention that the facility is stunning and is in a fabulous neighborhood? Not sure how it could get any better."
Lakeland Hills Assisted Living
Lakeland Hills Assisted Living is a senior living facility located in Dallas, Texas. With a desire to create a deep sense of community, Lakeland Hills is great for seniors who wish to take part in improving themselves and their surroundings. Residents are encouraged to develop friendships to support them through the changes of aging. Activities and amenities are designed for the seniors to engage in team-building.
Privately, residents enjoy apartment homes designed to their personal specifications. Peace of mind is afforded each resident, with 24-hour video surveillance and on-call assistance. Other services and amenities include:
- 24-hour assistance
- Three prepared meals
- Weekly housekeeping
- Scheduled transportation
- Secured surroundings and covered parking
- Utilities included
Residents talk about the benefits of living at Lakeland Hills. One reviewer says, I absolutely love it here. The staff is great, the activities are fun, varied and the other residents are friendly and they help all the new folks settle right in. If you ever need anything, all you have to do is ask. You won't find a better place to live. If there ever is a problem, I feel comfortable to discuss it with the administration and have great confidence that the problem will be resolved."
Monticello West is an assisted living community located in Dallas, Texas. Within minutes of University Park and Highland Park, this facility offers seniors access to all the attractions and shopping that the city has to offer, while maintaining a timeless tradition of care. Seniors who enjoy cultural events and local attractions will also enjoy the hotel-style living provided by Monticello West.
On campus, there are many services and amenities to choose from, including exercise programs, spiritual care, and arts and culture programs. Residents also enjoy three delicious meals prepared daily, personal care services, and medication management. Other features include:
- Registered nurse on site 24 hours a day
- Weekly housekeeping service
- Personal laundry service
- Pet-friendly apartments
- Scheduled transportation
Residents and family members alike appreciate the caring connection at Monticello West. One reviewer says, "My mom has been a resident of Monticello West for over four years. Not only has she received daily care and genuine interest in her well being, but the staff has also taken a personal interest in my Mom's interests. I would highly recommend Monticello West to anyone seeking genuine care and respect for your aging family member."
Parsons House Preston Hollow
Parsons House Preston Hollow is an assisted living community located in Dallas, Texas. With a commitment to making residents feel at home, this facility is great for seniors who enjoy a friendly and familiar atmosphere while receiving a little extra help with activities of daily living. There are many services and amenities to match different needs, including weekly housekeeping, indoor and outdoor walking paths, and a library.
This intimate community thrives on the friendships that residents develop and the connection that the care staff has with residents. Team-centered activities and excursions help residents lead enriching lives while receiving the care they need. Other services and amenities include:
- Three delicious meals each day
- Hydration program
- "All About Choices," a healthy living program
- Country store
- Beauty/barber shop
- All utilities, including basic cable
Customers are pleased with the quality of care given at Parsons House Preston Hollow. One reviewer says, “Words cannot describe what a wonderful experience we had when Mom lived in the Parsons House Preston Hollow memory care facility. The loving care of the staff and nurses at The Gardens Memory Care gave us comfort and confidence at all times.”
Presbyterian Village North
Customers talk about the engaging lifestyle offered, with one reviewer stating, "My mother has enjoyed living Presbyterian Village North for 9 years. They have lots of wonderful amenities and activities. Presbyterian Village North serves delicious, fresh meals, with lots of options, to their residents and their guests. The staff has always been receptive to her requests and needs, and have always been friendly."
Saint Joseph's Residence Inc
Saint Joseph's Residence Inc is an assisted living community located in Dallas, Texas. This non-profit, faith-based facility is a great fit for seniors who wish to connect deeply with a spiritual path during retirement. It focuses on the wellness, dignity, and independence of all residents within the Catholic community, though people of all faiths are welcome.
Established in 1955, this community has a long-standing reputation of quality care for those who need extra help with activities of daily living. Accommodations include furnished units and private bathrooms. There are many common areas in which residents can sit and socialize or contemplate in a quiet space. Other amenities include:
- Individual temperature controls in units
- Community amenities
- Library and reading lounge
- Spacious sitting areas
- Large activity center
- 2.4 acres of a park-like setting
Residents appreciate St. Joseph’s Residence, with one reviewer stating, “Wow is the first word that comes to mind. The staff, the Sisters and the facility as a whole provide top-level care. I must say, this is not just a special place but a Blessed place. You will leave feeling better and enlightened every visit.”
Signature Pointe is an assisted living community located in Dallas, Texas. Situated on a beautiful tree-lined pond, this community is great for seniors who enjoy the beauty of nature and wish to age in place. There are five levels of care at this facility for those wishing to continue living independently, as well as those who need a little extra help, memory care, rehabilitation, and skilled nursing.
Signature Pointe offers both the privacy of a well-appointed residence and a neighborhood specifically designed to help residents achieve the ideals of a healthy body, inspired mind, and awakened spirit. Other services include:
- Medication management
- Weekly housekeeping services
- Wellness programs
- Guest room
- Scheduled personal shopping
Residents and their family members appreciate the continuum of care at Signature Pointe. One reviewer says, “My mother has been in Signature Pointe for about five months. She started out in Independent Living and needed more help so we moved her to Assisted Living. I have found so far that all the staff is very helpful. They are very kind to my mother and concerned for her welfare.”
Silverado Turtle Creek
Residents and their families are pleased with the services and amenities at Silverado Turtle Creek. One reviewer says, “My dad lived at Silverado Turtle Creek until his death. The care he received was respectful, gentle, kind, and friendly. We could not have asked for more.”
Sunrise at Hillcrest
Residents enjoy the community engagement offered at Sunrise Senior Living. One reviewer says, “Sunrise is a warm, personal, home-like environment. The patients, like my wife, in are not forgotten souls. They are treated with great respect. Assisted wherever needed — but not stripped of their privacy of dignity.”
The Avenues of Park Forest
The Avenues of Park Forest is an assisted living community located in Dallas, Texas. With simplicity at its center, this facility is great for seniors who enjoy a quiet lifestyle with services and amenities at their fingertips. The Avenues of Park Forest has designated activity programs to promote physical well-being and social engagement.
Beautifully landscaped courtyards and common areas give residents the opportunity to appreciate their surroundings. Specialized dining plans suit the schedules and tastes of all residents by offering a vast array of meal choices. Weekly housekeeping and personal assistance services help residents enjoy maintenance-free living. Other services and amenities include:
- On-site physical therapy
- Scheduled transportation
- Fitness center
- Walking trails
- Skype lounge
- Beautifully landscaped courtyards
- Private dining room options
Residents and family members talk about the quality of service offered, with one reviewer saying, "What a beautiful caring community! It's amazing to see a place so beautiful and kept up so well. Each person that is living here looks happy, especially with the food! They really cater to each resident's health needs."
The Cottages at Golden Acres
Customers appreciate the community of care at Golden Acres. One resident says, “The Cottages at Golden Acres is really great, and I like them. They're very nice people, and I love it here. The people at the office care about the people who live here, which is good. I have a very nice, little studio, which I like very much. There's a lot of little squirrels, rabbits, and birds out there. There are also many activities for us to enjoy.”
The Forum at Park Lane
Residents and their families enjoy the benefit of a comprehensive care community. One reviewer says, “The Forum At Park Lane seems to always have something going on. The activities and food are amazing. The management team is always helpful and responsive. The rest of the staff always seem to be happy and love their jobs. This is a place that any senior would be happy to call home.”
The Meridian at Kessler Park
Residents are wowed by The Meridian. One reviewer says, “The Meridian at Kessler Park is one of a kind and such a beautiful community. All the staff are so friendly and seem genuinely joyful to be there. The residents there are happy and have so many activities to do every day. It’s not just a community, it’s a home where you can feel the love.”
The Reserve at North Dallas
The Reserve at North Dallas is an assisted living community located in Dallas, Texas. This facility is great for residents who cherish independence but still need a little extra help with activities of daily living. Licensed nurses assess the resident's needs in order to create a personalized service plan along the continuum of care. When needs change, the personalized plan changes too.
Residents have the power to decide how they spend their time, with 24-hour care professionals available to assist. There are many services and amenities to choose from, including fine dining with seasonal, locally sourced ingredients prepared by an executive chef and served restaurant-style by professionally trained service staff. Other amenities and services include:
- Nutritional snacks available all day
- Private dining accommodations
- Routine laundry and housekeeping
- Transportation services
Customers talk about the safety and security measures provided by The Reserve at North Dallas. One resident says, "I live here and the employees are so friendly and the residents are so warm and inviting. There are plenty of activities to enjoy and the food is delicious."
Customers appreciate the staff at Walnut Place. One family member says, “Everybody has been responsive to my requests and I must say, I was doubtful at first, but now I am a believer. Each one of our requests has been honored as long as their team is willing to work with us.”
Windsor Senior Living
Residents and family members talk about community engagement offered at Windsor Senior Living. One reviewer stated, "Windsor Gardens has such a homey atmosphere. Each time you walk into the facility, several residents and staff members greet you and ask how you have been. It is so welcoming in that regard. I love how friendly everyone is. Windsor is always very clean and tidy and there is always something fun going on."
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-Based Benefits Including, but not limited to, proximity to
hospitals, ambulance response times, senior
resources available, and state and city
Location Quality Local crime rates, incidents against older adults, air quality, climate.
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