Who Need Independent Living
Plenty of seniors in Austin choose independent living because of the freedom it allows them when maintaining a home is no longer enjoyable. Other seniors enjoy the sense of community and making new friends. Another reason for choosing independent living can be due to changes in lifestyle. Many communities offer seniors amenities they just can't get anywhere else, from help with daily chores, planned, meals, or transportation to appointments. Independent living communities in Austin help seniors to live their lives to the fullest in secure and friendly settings.
What to Expect
There are many different amenities offered by independent living communities in Austin, including:
- Planned outings
- Delicious meal plans
- In-home care when needed
- Friendly neighbors
- Concierge services
There are many choices when it comes to picking an independent living community, call us to help you find the right community for you.
Activities for Seniors in Austin
Austin has something to offer everybody. There are plenty of senior activities and attractions to keep you busy. Here are some of the great activities and attractions that Austin has to offer:
Museums- Austin has several museums to enjoy. There's the Lyndon Baines Johnson Museum and Library that has artifacts from the LBJ administration, including his limousine and a reproduction Oval Office. For the art lovers there's the Elisabet Ney Museum and the Contemporary Austin, and of course the galleries at the Harry Ransom Center.
Events and Festivals- There's always something fun happening in Austin. For seniors that enjoy puns, there's the O. Henry House Museum annual O. Henry Pun-Off, a pun contest. Every fall seniors can enjoy the Pecan Street Festival, an bi-annual arts show in the spring and fall that features art classes, a variety of artisan vendors, and live music.
Parks- Enjoy a nice afternoon walk around Zilker Metropolitan Park, a beautiful 351-acre park with the stunning Zilker Botanical Gardens. Austin is also home to natural swimming pools, such as Barton Springs Pool, also located in Zilker Metropolitan Park. Hamilton Pool Reserve has a stunning 45-foot waterfall and plenty of picnic tables where you can enjoy a relaxing afternoon out in nature.
Finding Independent Living in Austin
If living out your retirement in Austin sounds like fun to you, allow us to help you find an independent living community that fits all of your needs. Whether you want to be active and social, or take a more relaxed approach to life, one of our Senior Living Advisors can help guide you through the process of finding your new home.