Top 8 Assisted Living Facilities in Tyler, TX

Horticulturists and avid gardeners are in bloom heaven in Tyler, Texas, the Rose Capital of America. October brings the exciting month-long celebration called Rose Season that culminates on the third weekend with the Texas Rose Festival. There’s no shortage of colorful buds in spring thanks to the Azalea & Spring Flower Trail that winds through 10 miles of residential gardens and historic homes sites. If flowers aren’t your thing, this small city in Northeast Texas with an estimated population of nearly 106,000 offers plentiful parks, lakes, recreational areas and golf courses where seniors can soak up the Texas sunshine. 

Cultural opportunities abound in Tyler, with performing arts and musical events offered at UT Tyler’s Cowan Center, downtown’s renovated Liberty Hall, the Tyler Civic Theater Center and the East Texas Symphony Orchestra. The city is conveniently located about halfway between Dallas and Shreveport and 200 miles from Houston, so you never have to drive far for big-city fun. Tyler claims a sizable senior population, with adults aged 65 and older accounting for 15.3% of its residents. To support those who need some help with daily tasks while remaining as independent as possible, Tyler offers 14 assisted living facilities, with a monthly median cost of $3,293. This guide focuses on eight such communities that deserve recognition.

Atria Willow Park

Atria Willow Park

3500 South Vine Ave.
Tyler, TX 75701

Independent and assisted living residents at Atria Willow Park enjoy an energized lifestyle thanks to the signature Engage Life program’s customized calendar of events. Many of the exciting social, cultural and entertainment opportunities take place on the three-acre parklike campus located in the heart of Tyler. Walking trails, a putting green and fitness classes taught by a Cooper Institute-certified instructor encourage exercise. An outdoor kitchen makes dining alfresco a breeze, and the community hosts an array of concerts and other open-air events on the gorgeous grounds. Seniors in assisted living have a variety of studio and one- and two-bedroom apartments to choose from. Atria Willow Park tops our list due to its dynamic activities schedule and beautiful outdoor areas that create a lively environment.

Call (855) 655-1212 to learn more.

Atria Copeland

Atria Copeland

5317 New Copeland Rd.
Tyler, TX 75703

Atria Senior Living’s second facility in Tyler accommodates 90 residents, about half that of the Willow Park property. The Copeland community is nestled on 16 verdant acres along a wooded creek, providing residents with plentiful opportunities for outdoor recreation. This pet-friendly gated community offers independent and assisted living services. The property welcomes you in grand style with a striking fountain and landscaped courtyards at the entrance, setting the tone for the gracious interiors. A full-time director of events and activities oversees a vibrant calendar that features popular favorites, such as Wine Down Wednesday, Happy Feet Walking Club, Engage Your Brain and a variety of weekly fitness classes, including range of motion, Zumba and massage and stretch. Atria Copeland earns a spot on our top-10 list for the tranquil setting and the devoted staff that treats each resident like a beloved family member.

Call (855) 655-1212 to learn more.

Garden Estates of Tyler

Garden Estates of Tyler

2055 W. Grande Blvd.
Tyler, TX 75703

Personalized care plans help assisted living residents here feel more confident and empowered to be as independent and active as possible with support provided as needed. Garden Estates also offers independent living options for adults aged 62 and over. On-site amenities include an arts center, billiards and cards rooms, a theater and a library. A variety of floor plans, ranging from studios to two-bedroom units, make it easy for seniors to find the perfectly sized accommodation that feels like home.

Call (855) 655-1212 to learn more.

The Hamptons at Greenridge

The Hamptons at Greenridge

4200 Old Omen Rd.
Tyler, TX 75707

This resort-style master-planned retirement community covers 33 wooded acres in the hills of East Texas and offers independent and assisted living along with a secure environment for memory-impaired residents. The Hamptons at Pineforest community is the assisted living neighborhood on the multiservice Greenridge campus, where residents choose from five spacious one- and two-bedroom floor plans, some with courtyard access, ranging from 400-750 square feet. All of the private apartments are well-appointed and pet-friendly. Common gathering areas include a movie theater, library, internet cafe and fitness room. Outside, walking paths and lovely courtyards with water features promote relaxing time in nature. An engaging calendar of activities and events includes such offerings as Ageless Grace chair aerobics, Art Throb Club and Green Thumb Club. We included The Hamptons at Greenridge on our Best Of list for the warm, friendly staff and abundance of services and amenities all on one carefully planned campus.

Call (855) 655-1212 to learn more.

Azalea Trails

Azalea Trails

5550 Old Jacksonville Hwy.
Tyler, TX 75703

Capital Senior Living’s Tyler property, Azalea Trails, is an intimate assisted living and memory care community with a 54-resident capacity. The thoughtfully designed studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments are equipped with kitchenettes and several safety features, including emergency response systems. Some of the apartments at Azalea Trails feature covered patios that back up to a lushly landscaped interior courtyard with paved walking paths, making it easy to socialize with neighbors. Amenities at this pet-friendly community include a spa, an activity center, a well-stocked library and a comfy lounge with a big-screen TV ideal for cheering on your favorite Texas sports teams.

Call (855) 655-1212 to learn more.

Brookdale Tyler East

Brookdale Tyler East

3505 University Blvd.
Tyler, TX 75701

Brookdale’s cozy Tyler East assisted living community provides customized care in a warm, homey environment. Studio and one-bedroom suites range in size from 288 to 360 square feet, and residents can save on rent by pairing up in a friendship suite. Outdoor walking paths wind through the beautifully manicured grounds that include a courtyard pond. The constantly changing activities calendar provides stimulating activities for the brain and body. Seniors can get into shape with Brookdale’s signature B-Fit exercise program that helps improve flexibility, core strength, coordination and relaxation. Local outings to Tyler attractions include visits to the American Freedom Museum, Caldwell Zoo and the historic McClendon House.

Call (855) 655-1212 to learn more.

Prestige Estates 

Prestige Estates

6928 Paluxy Dr.
Tyler, TX 75703

Offering luxury assisted living and memory care, Prestige Estates pampers residents in a relaxed environment designed for comfort and safety. The gated community features professionally landscaped grounds, outdoor patios and paved walking paths. Inside, soothing shades of pastels and liberal use of warm woods create an ambiance of casual elegance. Apartments ranging from studios to two-bedroom models include wall-to-wall carpeting, kitchenettes and spacious walk-in closets with built-in shelves. Residents can gather in the peaceful sunroom or fireplace parlor for quiet chats with friends and family.

Call (855) 655-1212 to learn more.

Villa of Tyler

Villa of Tyler

3323 Garden Valley Rd.
Tyler, TX 75702

Seniors find a nurturing assisted living environment at Villa of Tyler, a comfortable oasis in the bustling city. Before move-in, the staff consults with residents and families to devise a service plan specially developed for each individual’s unique needs. The plan is updated as needed and delivered by a warm, compassionate team of caregivers. The community rests on a large campus with abundant mature trees that shade the picnic tables and community spaces. Event programming designed to engage residents in meaningful daily activities includes exercise groups, community outings, wellness events, gardening, games and other social and recreational opportunities.

Call (855) 655-1212 to learn more.

Is Tyler the Right Choice for You?

Tyler may be small, but this cultural and commercial capital of the East Texas region offers seniors a large variety of high-quality attractions and amenities. Dallas is about 100 miles to the west, but Tyler residents enjoy a far more reasonable cost of living that’s about 17% lower than the national average. High-quality medical care is provided in several Tyler locations by the UT Health East Texas network. Winters are mild and short in this region, and the gently rolling hills are dense with Southern pine forests, perhaps best explored at nearby Tyler State Park

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