Laredo Assisted Living

Average Cost: $4,500

Laredo Assisted Living Facility Costs

The median cost of Assisted Living in Laredo for a single-occupancy apartment is $2,250/month (Genworth - 2013). This monthly cost typically includes rent, utilities, dining, housekeeping and transportation.

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Information About Assisted Living Facility in Laredo

Founded on the north bank of the Rio Grande river in 1755, Laredo is the oldest independent settlement and the only remaining Spanish colonial settlement in Texas. Known today as a "Gateway City" for its popularity as a port of entry on the Mexican border, the bustling "Streets of Laredo" welcome seniors looking for vibrant retirement living. The region's scenic beauty and warm climatemake assisted living in Laredo an especially attractive option for seniors.

Laredo Attractions

For a glimpse into Laredo’s rich history, visit the Republic of the Rio Grande Museum, which is housed in a historic building registered as a Texas Historical Landmark. The museum displays many of Laredo’s most noteworthy historical objects. Art lovers enjoying assisted living in Laredo appreciate the robust exhibitions at the Laredo Center for the Arts. In addition to displaying collections of local, national and international art in its many galleries, the Center also hosts regular art festivals and offers lectures and demonstrations by professional artists. While Laredo’s attractions are varied and entertaining, they're topped by the city's main attraction, its annual Washington's Birthday Celebration. This festival lasts the entire month of February with parades, an air show, fireworks displays, concerts and a formal dance that's a city-wide prom for citizens of all ages.

Laredo Senior Activities

The Senior Circle program, run by Laredo Medical Center, provides residents of assisted living in Laredo with many opportunities for making friends and having fun including holiday parties, day and overnight trips, shopping and mall walking excursions, luncheons and Tai Chi classes. The Ladrillera Senior Activity Center also organizes fun and engaging activities for local seniors including the annual Senior Easter Egg Hunt, Valentine’s Day and Halloween Dances.

Laredo Medical Facilities

The city has ample medical facilities to keep residents of assisted living in Laredo in good health. Laredo Medical Center is the city’s premier hospital with 326 beds and nearly 2,000 employees. Since its founding in 1894 as Mercy Hospital, Laredo Medical has been providing the Laredo community with compassionate and dedicated care. Doctors Hospital of Laredo is a 180-bed hospital in the heart of the city with 164 physicians providing high quality care to Laredo residents. The hospital specializes in cancer, cardiology, emergency medicine, surgery, women’s health and dialysis care.

Laredo Transportation

Getting around town is easy for residents of assisted living in Laredo, thanks to the El Metro Transit system, which operates 40 buses, 2 trolleys and 18 Paratransit vans. The El Lift Paratransit program provides shared public transportation for seniors with impaired mobility, and all vans are wheelchair accessible. Regular buses are senior friendly too, with fares drastically cut for adults 62 and over, the disabled and Medicare cardholders. With a healthy economy and vibrant culture, assisted living in Laredo is one of the most attractive retirement options the state of Texas has to offer. View a list of local senior communities on our Laredo Assisted Living page. Written by senior housing writing staff. Back to Top