In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Richardson area, our team of researchers:

  • Sorted through 52 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 8 hours researching assisted living communities in Richardson
  • Read more than 80 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 10 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 Richardson is $4,150, which is slightly higher than the state average of $3,750 and the national average of $4,051.

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 Richardson, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 52 communities in the Richardson area. Trusted Communities spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Richardson 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.

Appletree Court
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, 2-Bedroom Apartments
Assisted Living, Respite
Warmth and cheer exude from the staff and facilities at Appletree Court. The building sits among beautiful gardens, walking paths and patios, and it's located conveniently near Heights Park and Heights Family Aquatic Center, which makes for great excursions with family and friends who come to visit. On-site, amenities are vast and include game rooms, restaurant-style dining and a fitness center. Residents are encouraged to participate in activities, such as ice cream socials, off-site outings and the community's men's club.
What Residents are Saying:
Visitors and residents to Appletree Court are amazed at the staff, the cleanliness of the facility and the great food. One says, "When we first toured Appletree for my parents, we knew this was the perfect place. From the administrative to medical to dining to housekeeping, the staff truly cares for their residents. The facility is spotless and smells fresh."
4.89 out of 5 stars
(219) Reviews
870 West Arapaho Rd., Richardson, TX 75080
Brookdale Collin Oaks
Brookdale Preston
Cottonwood Creek Healthcare Community
Day Spring Assisted Living
Mayberry Gardens Assisted Living and Memory Care Homes
Sunrise of Plano
The Reserve at North Dallas
The Wellington at Arapaho
Twin Rivers

Our Methodology

It’s not what we research, but the way we research that makes stand out. We start by identifying problems and challenges in the senior care industry by gaining insight from conversations with industry professionals, older adults, and those that care for them. Next, our research team led by industry experts apply our data-driven research techniques to understand the magnitude of the challenge and how to overcome it. Finally, we present our findings in easy-to-understand guides and studies and share our actionable results with influencers and caregivers, as well as the general public.

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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