Alfredo Gonzalez Veterans Home in McAllen
301 East Yuma Avenue
McAllen, Texas 78503
- 160 beds
- 60 Alzheimer’s beds
- Medicaid / Medicare
- Opened June 2005
- Serves Rio Grande Valley
- New, improved design
The Alfredo Gonzalez Texas State Veterans Home in McAllen opened in 2005 and provides first-class long term care for up to 160 residents, including up to 60 Alzheimer's residents in a separate, secured unit. Created and operated exclusively for Texas veterans, their spouses and Gold Star parents, the Alfredo Gonzalez home offers superior care that is Medicare and Medicaid certified.
The certified, secured Alzheimer's unit provides specialized care in beautiful surroundings. The Alzheimer's unit includes cozy visiting areas, a special activity area and a private dining room. A pleasant outdoor, secured courtyard surrounds the Alzheimer's unit for the comfort and convenience of the residents.
History of the Home
The Alfredo Gonzalez Texas State Veterans Home in McAllen was one of the first new homes built in Commissioner Patterson’s administration. The home is named after Medal of Honor recipient Marine Sgt. Alfredo Gonzalez. An Edinburg native, Gonzalez served in Vietnam and gave his life to defend his men. Medal of Honor citation
Commissioner Jerry Patterson dedicated the home on June 14, 2005.