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  • The Village of River Oaks

    The Village of River Oaks

    1015 S Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77019
    (7)
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    The Village of River Oaks will be an active independent living retirement community, along with Assisted Living & Memory Care located in beautiful River Oaks. With an exceptional location, our residents will enjoy the convenience to fine area restaurants, nearby River Oaks Center shopping and to...

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  • Brookdale West University

    Brookdale West University

    5151 Buffalo Speedway, Houston, TX 77005
    (64)
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    If you’re ready to trade your hedge clippers for golf clubs, our independent living community might be the perfect fit for you. Because when it comes to chores, less is more—more time for you to do what you want to do. So how do you want to spend your days? Here are just a few of the fun things you...

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  • The Forum at Memorial Woods

    The Forum at Memorial Woods

    777 North Post Oak Road, Houston, TX 77024
    (27)
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    The Forum at Memorial Woods, offering Independent Living, Assisted Living, Alzheimer's Care and Nursing Care, is an independent full-service community with luxury high rise apartments, which include spectacular views of the city skylines. Independent Living In independent living, ideal for seniors...

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  • Brookdale Galleria

    Brookdale Galleria

    2929 Post Oak Boulevard, Houston, TX 77056
    (25)
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    Because mowing your own lawn is a little overrated. At our continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in the heart of Houston, Texas, you can trade chores for more time to do what you want to do. Here you’ll have access to three levels of care on one campus, including independent living, assisted...

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  • Anthology of Tanglewood

    Anthology of Tanglewood

    504 Bering Dr, Houston, TX 77057
    (1)
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    Welcome to a world of designer living, resort amenities and complete freedom. Active adult living at its finest, leasing allows for care free living. Your new home will expand to 15,000 sqft living and entertaining space; infinity pool, court yards, dog park, gym, wine tasting lounge, media room,...

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  • The Village of Tanglewood

    1600 Augusta Drive, Houston, TX 77057
    (19)
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    Providing excellent service, a professional approach and a willingness to go the extra mile every day allows our team to surpass other retirement communities.' Located in a distinctive neighborhood, The Village of Tanglewood is a five story mid-rise community with easy access to theaters, the arts...

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  • Treemont Retirement Community

    Treemont Retirement Community

    2501 Westerland Drive, Houston, TX 77063
    (88)
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    Treemont Retirement Community is Houston's 'Retirement Tradition,' with a key strength being its long-tenured staff and a warm, friendly environment. Residents say, staff "spoil us" "make us feel special" and "take the time to know us individually." Treemont is an excellent value for seniors given...

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  • Brookdale Memorial City

    Brookdale Memorial City

    11900 Barryknoll Lane, Houston, TX 77024
    (89)
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    Trade home maintenance for more time to do what you want to do. At our independent living community in Houston, Texas, you can start your day with a swim in our heated outdoor pool maybe try a line dancing class Or maybe you want to explore your creative side with an art class in our arts and crafts...

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  • Relux at West Chase

    Relux at West Chase

    9901 United Dr, Houston, TX 77036
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    Relux at West Chase is a newly remodeled independent living residence for seniors. They are Asian-inspired and offer a variety of activities and amenities for anyone to enjoy.

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  • Lone Star Living

    Lone Star Living

    10680 Westbrae Pkwy, Houston, TX 77031
    (33)
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    Lone Star Living is an affordable all-inclusive retirement community, conveniently located minutes from shops, restaurants, hospitals and various Jewish synagogues. We offer a variety of amenities to simplify your life, including 3 chef-prepared meals daily, a brand new 200 foot dog run, library, on...

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  • The Abbey at Westminster Plaza Independent Living

    The Abbey at Westminster Plaza Independent Living

    2855 Westminster Plaza Dr, Houston, TX 77082
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    The Abbey at Westminster Plaza is privately owned and operated by a Texas family with over 60 years of industry experience. Our Senior Living Community offers spacious 55+ Luxury Independent Living apartments designed to suit your lifestyle so you can finally focus on the things you love! With easy...

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  • Tarrytowne Estates

    Tarrytowne Estates

    1815 Enclave Pkwy, Houston, TX 77077
    (57)
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    Recently remodeled with beautiful grounds! Just the perfect amount of people where we can be one giant family.

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  • Village on the Park at Steeplechase

    Village on the Park at Steeplechase

    12102 Steepleway Blvd, Houston, TX 77065
    (39)
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    Embark on the best years of your life at Village on the Park. Enjoy active senior living at its finest and discover active senior living at its finest! Our convenient location in Northwest Houston is within easy reach from downtown Houston, Galleria and the 290 corridor. Imagine a spacious...

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  • Embark at Willowbrook Park

    Embark at Willowbrook Park

    7575 Willow Chase Blvd Hwy 249 near 1960, Houston, TX 77070
    (116)
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    Your New Resident Fee is only $99 when you lease in July! Save over $1,900 with this limited-time offer. *See our Sales Director for details. Embark at Willowbrook Park offers the best in senior living in Houston, TX. Here, you can embrace life and define your retirement the way you have always...

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  • Brookdale Constellation Solutions Center

    Brookdale Constellation Solutions Center

    Central Sales Office, Houston, TX 77070
    (7)
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    Brookdale now offers a unique way to meet the needs of you and your family. Whether you're looking for the most active or the most intensive care lifestyles, when you come to our Solutions Center you'll be paired with ONE person who will listen to your specific needs, questions and wishes. Our...

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  • The Solana Preserve Vintage Park

    The Solana Preserve Vintage Park

    14221 Vintage Preserve Pkwy, Houston, TX 77070
    (30)
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    When it comes to home upkeep, less is more. At The Solana Preserve Vintage Park, you’ll have more time for fun at our luxury independent living community. From full-service dining to concierge service, you can spend your time doing what you want to do, not what you have to do. And with several...

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  • Copperfield Estates

    Copperfield Estates

    16820 West Road, Houston, TX 77095
    (43)
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    Copperfield Estates provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled in beautifully landscaped grounds in the charming community of Cypress, you'll love the elegant grace of our facilities and the convenience of being close to all the things that make life great. We...

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  • The Tradition - Buffalo Speedway (NOW OPEN)

    The Tradition - Buffalo Speedway (NOW OPEN)

    9339- A Buffalo Speedway, Houston, TX 77025
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  • Parkway Place

    Parkway Place

    1321 Park Bayou Dr, Houston, TX 77077
    (1)
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  • WG Luxury Independent Living

    WG Luxury Independent Living

    18818 Tomball Parkway, Houston, TX 77070
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  • The Village of Southampton (IL Open NOW, AL and Memory Care opening Summer 2020)

    5020 Kelvin Dr, Houston, TX 77005
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  • The Tradition - Woodway (Opening Spring 2020)

    6336 Woodway Dr., Houston, TX 77057
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  • Watercrest at Shadow Creek Ranch

    Watercrest at Shadow Creek Ranch

    11745 Broadway St, Pearland, TX 77584
    (25)
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    Discover Watercrest at Shadow Creek Ranch Experience the warmth, elegance, and opportunities that await you at Watercrest at Shadow Creek Ranch, a brand new independent living retirement community located in the heart of Pearland near Pearland Town Center retail shopping, minutes from the Texas...

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  • Overture Sugar Land 55+ Active Adult Apartment Homes

    Overture Sugar Land 55+ Active Adult Apartment Homes

    850 Imperial Blvd, Sugar Land, TX 77498
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    Attain the lifestyle you’ve always dreamed of at our state-of-the-art active adult apartment community in Sugar Land. Boasting thoughtfully designed floor plans, upscale features and impressive community amenities, Overture Sugar Land is the ideal place to elevate your standard of living. Located in...

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  • The Waterford at Deer Park

    The Waterford at Deer Park

    201 McDermott St., Deer Park, TX 77536
    (27)
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    Let your search for quality Independent Living lead to The Waterford at Deer Park. Our community in Deer Park, Texas, offers residents the privacy and freedom to live the way they choose in a rich, warm environment that fosters companionship. Residents can say goodbye to home maintenance and...

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  • Landon Ridge at Sugar Land Independent Living

    Landon Ridge at Sugar Land Independent Living

    744 Brooks Street, Sugar Land, TX 77478
    (44)
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    Watercrest at Sugarland provides seniors with an independent living community in Sugar Land, TX. This community is available for those who would like to live on their own in a supportive home. Sugar Land is a part of Fort Bend County, and it provides both residents and guests with opportunities to...

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  • The Delaney at Parkway Lakes

    The Delaney at Parkway Lakes

    21700 Bellaire Blvd, Richmond, TX 77407
    (11)
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    Welcome to retirement living the way it is meant to be. At The Delaney at Parkway Lakes, you can enjoy life on your own terms. Take your pick from comfortable and spacious one-bedroom and two-bedroom floor plans, each designed with the casual elegance that's so popular today. Bright, sunny interiors...

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  • The Conservatory at Champion Forest

    The Conservatory at Champion Forest

    8215 Cypresswood Drive, Spring, TX 77379
    (22)
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    At The Conservatory at Champion Forest, residents enjoy an independent lifestyle enriched with the affordable luxuries that make life comfortable, carefree and rewarding. From gourmet meals to fun activities; wellness care to resort-style amenities, everything we do at The Conservatory is focused on...

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  • Paradise Springs

    Paradise Springs

    5600 Cypresswood Drive, Spring, TX 77379
    (66)
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    Paradise Springs provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Located in an affluent suburb of Houston, you'll enjoy an elegant and peaceful home right next to big city convenience. With shopping, dining and top-notch healthcare just minutes from the front door,...

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  • Brookdale First Colony

    Brookdale First Colony

    16900 Lexington Boulevard, Sugar Land, TX 77479
    (51)
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    When it comes to chores, less is more. If you’re ready to trade your hedge clippers for golf clubs, our independent living community in Houston might be the perfect fit for you. Because when it comes to chores, less is more—more time for you to do what you want to do. Start your day with a swim in...

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  • Atria Friendswood

    Atria Friendswood

    1310 S Friendswood Dr, Friendswood, TX 77546
    (42)
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    Atria Friendswood is located between Houston and Galveston and both are popular destinations for our residents. We enjoy day trips to the beach, afternoon football games to cheer on the Astros, fishing excursions and strolling the paths at the Galveston Moody Gardens. We offer independent living,...

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  • Village on the Park at Friendswood

    Village on the Park at Friendswood

    400 East Parkwood Drive, Friendswood, TX 77546
    (32)
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    Embark on the best years of your life at Village on the Park. Enjoy active senior living at its finest and discover our LOVE, FUN and WOW! Our convenient location on 528 in the heart of Friendswood is within easy reach from Dickinson, League City and NASA Bay. Imagine a cruise ship on land, where...

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  • Brookdale Clear Lake

    Brookdale Clear Lake

    780 West Bay Area Boulevard, Webster, TX 77598
    (65)
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    If you’re ready to trade your hedge clippers for golf clubs, our independent living community might be the perfect fit for you. Because when it comes to chores, less is more—more time for you to do what you want to do. So how do you want to spend your days? Here are just a few of the fun things you...

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  • Cypress Woods

    Cypress Woods

    2755 Chestnut Ridge Road, Kingwood, TX 77339
    (38)
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    Cypress Woods provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled in picturesque grounds and surrounded by trees, you'll love the graceful elegance of our facilities while enjoying all the conveniences of the nearby community. We're close to shopping, healthcare, dining...

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  • Reunion Court of Kingwood

    Reunion Court of Kingwood

    929 Rockmead Drive, Kingwood, TX 77339
    (62)
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    Reunion Court of Kingwood is a unique, pet-friendly community offering independent living, assisted living and memory care services. We are located in the Kingwood, Texas area, and we have many options for shopping, dining, entertainment and medical care with minutes of our community. We offer a...

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  • Watercrest at Kingwood

    Watercrest at Kingwood

    24109 Kingwood Place Drive, Kingwood, TX 77339
    (22)
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    The Watercrest vision sets our communities apart from the standard, one-size-fits-all retirement lifestyle. Watercrest believes that a traditional, uniform retirement no longer meets the needs of an ever-changing senior population. In this day and age, retirees rightfully want the choice and...

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  • Oak Park Luxury Retirement Community

    Oak Park Luxury Retirement Community

    1921 S Mason Rd., Katy, TX 77450
    (20)
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    ENGAGE, ENJOY AND LIVE Oak Park Retirement Resort living at its Best! Our luxurious, all-inclusive resort-style community designed for independent living is available exclusively for Adults 55 and over. We offer the comforts and conveniences of modern-day living without the hassle of upkeep. Your...

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  • Arbor Terrace at Kingwood Town Center

    Arbor Terrace at Kingwood Town Center

    2807 Kings Crossing Drive, Kingwood, TX 77345
    (35)
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    Arbor Terrace at Kingwood Town Center provides the highest quality of independent living in the Kingwood, Texas area. Every resident receives unique and personalized care and attention tailored to where they are and what they need most. At Arbor Terrace at Kingwood Town Center, both residents and...

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  • The Village at Gleannloch Farms

    The Village at Gleannloch Farms

    9505 Northpoint Boulevard, Spring, TX 77379
    (8)
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    Let Our Experience Enhance Yours We’re proud to announce that our community is now part of the award-winning Life Care Services® team. For more than 45 years, Life Care Services has been motivated by a singular mission: to improve the quality of life for seniors who choose to retire to a Life Plan...

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  • Greatwood

    Greatwood

    7001 Riverbrook Drive, Sugar Land, TX 77479
    (47)
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    Located in Eastern Fort Bend County 20 miles southwest of Houston, Greatwood Retirement and Assisted Living Community offers the lifestyle that's just right for you. With proximity to expansive parkland, numerous golf courses and the acclaimed Museum of Southern History, this peaceful and...

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  • Regal Estates

    Regal Estates

    500 Enterprise Avenue, League City, TX 77573
    (80)
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    Located in South Shore Harbour, near the Texas Gulf Coast and southeast of Houston, Regal Estates offers the lifestyle that's just right for you. With proximity to lakeside activities, the beaches of Galveston Island and the historic Space Center Houston, this peaceful and picturesque community is...

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  • The Waterford at Baytown

    The Waterford at Baytown

    901 West Baker Road, Baytown, TX 77521
    (11)
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    Discover convenient services and compassionate care at The Waterford at Baytown in Baytown, TX, a charming and close-knit city located on Texas' scenic Gulf Coast. Our goal is to enrich the lives of our residents by providing an environment that is physically, mentally, spiritually and emotionally...

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  • The Grand Parkway

    The Grand Parkway

    22777 Franz Road, Katy, TX 77449
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    Welcome home to The Grand Parkway Apartment Homes, an active 55+ adult community that combines worry-free living with luxurious homes and amenities. At The Grand Parkway Apartments, we offer a resident calendar that is fully-packed with social gatherings and outings, making every day an adventure....

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  • The Delaney at South Shore

    The Delaney at South Shore

    2605 Marina Bay Dr, League City, TX 77573
    (6)
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    The Delaney at South Shore is managed by Life Care Services®, An LCS® Company. Life Care Services ranked highest in customer satisfaction in the J.D. Power 2019 Senior Living Study and achieved the highest score in all seven study factors: resident services and activities; community staff; food and...

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  • Park Creek Senior Living

    Park Creek Senior Living

    16718 Huffmeister Rd, Cypress, TX 77429
    (7)
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    Park Creek Independent Living offers the very best of lifestyle choices for individuals/adults age 55 and over to enjoy. From the moment residents enter the secured grounds of our fully-gated community, they’ll enjoy the many wonderful amenities and customizable plans and choices available. Our...

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  • Atria Cinco Ranch

    Atria Cinco Ranch

    24001 Cinco Village Center Blvd, Katy, TX 77494
    (32)
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    Located in the charming town of Katy, Atria Cinco Ranch is a senior living community where older people can live more independently, with discreet support from a caring, 24-hour staff. In addition to assisted living services, Atria offers Life Guidance memory care for individuals living with...

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  • Watercrest at Kingwood Garden Village

    Watercrest at Kingwood Garden Village

    24129 Winford Square, Kingwood, TX 77339
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  • Trinity Oaks of Pearland

    3033 Pearland Pkwy, Pearland, TX 77581
    (20)
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  • Fountainwood at Lake Houston (Opening Early 2021)

    17990 W. Lake Houston Parkway, Atascocita, TX 77346
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  • Heartis Clear Lake Independent Living

    14520 Highway 3, Webster, TX 77598
    (28)
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Independent Living Houston, TX

When it comes to senior living, Houston has a number of options for seniors who desire independence in their retirement. One such option is independent living which may also be referred to as retirement communities or 55+ communities in Houston, Texas. These communities offer a wide range of services to seniors who desire to live independently among their peers. When searching for independent senior living, Houston, Texas is a great choice for you or your loved one.

Cost of Living in Houston TX

The location in which a community is located could have a big effect on the overall cost. The overall cost of living in Houston is cheaper than in most major U.S. cities. The cost-of-living index rating is 5 points higher than the national average of 100. This rating is particularly low for a high density city, making Houston one of the most affordable cities in Texas. The city also has a low grocery cost index which reflects the cost of groceries and produce based on a national average of 100.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Rent burden Median rent Median home value
105 93 17.2% $1,063 $148,025

Local Hospitals

Proximity to high quality medical communities is a common factor in many seniors’ choices when deciding on where to live. As the largest city in Texas, Houston is home to many world-renowned hospitals and medical centers, such as:

  • Houston Methodist Hospital
  • Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center
  • Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center

Weather and Climate

A region’s climate can have a great effect on the health, mood, and well-being of those who live there. Houston’s climate is considered humid subtropical — mostly hot and humid in the summer with occasional cool nights in the winter.

Seasonal Temperatures

Summer average Summer low Summer high Winter average Winter low Winter high
82°F 75°F 90°F 54°F 45°F 62°F

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
30 (good) 51 in winter months (moderate)

Moderate conditions mean that those who are sensitive to particulates in the air should consider limiting the amount of time they spend on outdoor exertion.

Yearly Rainfall Yearly Snowfal
49.8” <1”

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election Results

Voted Republican Voted Democrat Voted Third Party or abstained
52.23% 43.24% 4.54%

Population

Population Population density
6,997,384 3,662 people per square mile

Age Range

Median Age 50-59 60-69 70-79 80+
33 11% 9% 4% 3%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more Other or not specified
7% 22% 45% <1% <1% 24% 2% <1%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

The 5th largest city in the country, Houston has plenty of culture to offer, no matter what your interests and tastes. Some of Houston’s most popular attractions include:

  • Arts – Houston has a renowned arts community where seniors can enjoy live opera at the Houston Opera House, elegant dancing at the Houston Ballet, and exceptional classical music at the Houston Symphony Orchestra
  • Bayport Cruise Terminal – Houston is a great city for cruise fans. The Bayport Cruise Terminal is the port of call for both Princess Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Line. It is the perfect place to depart from if you want to explore the Caribbean or even visit Europe
  • Museum District – The Museum District in Houston has six premium options, consisting of both museums and other attractions such as The Houston Zoo, which is a world-class example of an animal sanctuary
  • Cockrell Butterfly Center - An enclosed butterfly habitat featuring a simulated rainforest and 50-foot waterfall installation

Sports

The 5th largest city in the country, Houston has plenty of culture to offer, no matter what your interests and tastes. Houston has a renowned arts community where seniors can enjoy live opera at the Houston Opera House, elegant dancing at the Houston Ballet, and exceptional classical music at the Houston Symphony Orchestra. Houston is a great city for cruise fans. The Bayport Cruise Terminal is the port of call for both Princess Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Line. It is the perfect place to depart from if you want to explore the Caribbean or even visit Europe. The Museum District in Houston has six premium options, consisting of both museums and other attractions such as The Houston Zoo, which is a world-class example of an animal sanctuary. Cockrell Butterfly Center is an enclosed butterfly habitat featuring a simulated rainforest and 50-foot waterfall installation. Houston is a great place for sports fans. No matter your favorite sport, you can find a team to root for. The city of Houston is home to several professional sports franchises, including the Houston Astros (MLB), the Houston Texans (NFL), the Houston Sabercats (Rugby), the Houston Rockets (NBA), the Houston Dynamo (MLS), the Houston Dash (women’s soccer).

Transportation

Houston has several varieties of public transportation for getting around the city. Operated by Houston’s METRO, a convenient light rail system travels through many of the city’s neighborhoods. The METRO bus system is extensive and operates over a wide range of hours throughout the day.

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