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If you're retired, Dallas has the perfect place to call home.

Change the way you look at retirement living by enjoying the best part about not working anymore—a carefree lifestyle. The idea of retirement becomes less appealing once you realize you are still under the pressure to handle the daily responsibilities of owning and maintaining a home. Lawn care, cooking, cleaning, and household repairs are still on the to-do list, whether or not you go to work every day. As a result, many retired adults are considering more convenient living arrangements designed to help them make the most out of their retirement years. New and improved retirement communities are popping up throughout the Dallas area offering amenities, comfort, and convenience that rival what you’ll find at the most luxurious of resorts.

Should your health needs change, these premier retirement communities also address the special health care and medical issues of aging adults. Whether you are looking for retirement living options for yourself or a loved one, Dallas has the perfect place to call home.

Autumn Leaves
Alzheimer’s and Memory Care Assisted Living Communities

Choosing a new home for a loved one who needs memory care is one of the most important decisions you will make as a caregiver.

From beautifully landscaped yards to a cozy and inviting front porch, a feeling of “welcome” is apparent at Autumn Leaves. Each community offers an abundance of services and amenities, including guidance for caregivers, support groups, 24-hour access to visit your loved one, and private dining rooms for intimate family meals. Memory care residences are just that—homes. The highly trained staff operates as guests in each resident’s home – not the other way around. Each residence has on-site, licensed nursing staffs with specialized expertise in memory care as well as Life Enrichment Coordinators dedicated to providing a variety of activities at different acuity levels. Chef-prepared family meals, dietary management, and care plans are developed individually for each resident. Based in Dallas, family-owned-and-operated Autumn Leaves was founded 10 years ago on the principle of providing the highest-quality, home-like environment to individuals requiring specialized care due to Alzheimer’s and dementia-related conditions. Autumn Leaves designs, builds, and manages its own facilities in order to maintain the highest-quality standards in management, staff training, and residential care.  
888-662-8886 AutumnLeavesLiving.com

Christian Care Center

Christian Care Center, conveniently located off I-30 and Northwest Drive, is a member of the Christian Care Centers’ family of senior living communities, which currently serve more seniors in the Dallas-Fort Worth area than any other faith-based, not-for-profit provider. The continuum of care – encompassing retirement living, assisted living, Alzheimer’s assisted living, skilled nursing, rehabilitation, home health, and hospice care all on one campus – enables residents to thrive in environments that encourage relationships through spiritual, physical, social, educational, and recreational programs.

Thanks to Christian Care Center’s state-of-the-art wellness center with an indoor pool and excursions to theaters, museums, and sporting events, you will be able to do all the things you enjoy most. Christian Care Center is a licensed PositScience Brain Fitness provider and a certified LifeBio community.
972-686-2400 ChristianCareCenters.org

Classic Residence

Residents at Classic Residence are proclaiming, “My best years are still ahead of me.” Classic Residence in Dallas, a Vi Community, is more than a place. It’s a place defined by its residents. People who embody the spirit of vitality and have chosen to live beyond the boundaries others have set. And it’s where you can join other residents who are busy rewriting the rules for this next stage in their lives.

At Classic Residence, your monthly fee includes your private home plus a wide range of amenities and services such as housekeeping, maintenance, transportation, utilities, and a classically trained chef. You’ll appreciate a staff that takes pride in providing courteous service to each resident so you’re free to spend your time how you’d like. Classic Residence is about creating a sense of community with a new circle of friends who embrace life, share new discoveries, and make lasting friendships. 

Classic Residence is committed to offering lifestyle programming, fitness classes, enriching events, and exciting activities to help give a renewed feeling of independence and promote greater mind and body wellness. The community also offers services through its on-site wellness center, and the community is ideally located just minutes from the medical complex.

One of the best things about Classic Residence is the opportunity to keep learning new things. The community provides cultural and educational opportunities that empower you to live a rich and fulfilling life.
866-799-9689 ViLiving.com/dallas

Highland Springs

This Erickson community is an exciting alternative to the typical retirement community. The Highland Springs 62-plus lifestyle is more about experiences and possibilities—and less about slowing down and settling in. Conveniently located in North Dallas on Frankford Road, Highland Springs is situated on a scenic 89-acre campus in one of Dallas’ most desirable residential areas with world-class shopping and many outstanding cultural, performing arts, and professional sports venues nearby.

Discover an atmosphere of comfort and convenience, where a variety of services and fulfilling activities are just a short stroll from Highland Springs’ apartment homes. Explore one- and two-bedroom floor plans, plus custom upgrade options to suit your unique sense of style. Highland Springs will work with residents to customize a pricing plan that fits their individual needs. As a bonus, Highland Springs’ realty and moving services can help residents sell their current house faster and for a fair price.

Highland Springs features a combination of services, programs, and expert health professionals who take the whole-person approach to wellness so residents can stay in control of their well-being and make the most of their retirement years. Highland Springs has a fitness center, indoor pool, scenic walking paths, and nutritious meal options to help residents stay in great physical and mental shape. Preventive wellness programs, social activities, and an on-site medical center are also available.
800-833-7610 EricksonLiving.com/ourcommunities/hsd