Cartmell Home For Aged (Palestine)

Cartmell Home For Aged
2212 W. Reagan St.
Palestine, TX 75801
Tel: ​903-727-8500

Cartmell Home for Aged is a not for profit, charitable organization chartered in 1953, as directed in the Will of Miss Sarah E. J. Cartmell. Miss Cartmell, born in England and a resident of Palestine, Texas since her early childhood, left instructions in her will for the establishment of the Home.

Cartmell Home began serving the Palestine Community in 1956 when it opened its original 44 bed home. Today, Cartmell Home has grown to be a community of five distinct neighborhoods, each offering their own living areas, dining rooms, sun porches and courtyards.

24 Hour Licensed Nursing Care
Registered Nurses and Licensed Vocational Nurses
Certified Nursing Assistants
Certified Medication Aides
Nutritional Aides

Social Services
Cartmell Home has a full time Licensed Social Worker on staff to assist with all social, emotional, and psychological needs.

In-House Rehabilitation Services
Physical Therapy
Occupational Therapy
Speech Therapy

Buffet Style Dining

Beauty/Barber Shop
Staffed with 2 full time Licensed Beauticians.

Daily Housekeeping and Laundry Services

Hospice services are available to all residents at Cartmell Home. For those residents and families that are coping with the special needs of terminal illness, Cartmell Home works with area hospice agencies to provide palliative (comfort) care.


Windermere at Cartmell is the newest addition to our community. Windermere is a custom designed, state of the art assisted living facility, offering both Assisted Living and Memory Care services in two distinct neighborhoods.

Under the guidance of a dedicated local volunteer board of directors and professional staff, Cartmell has gained recognition as one of the finest eldercare communities in Texas.