Austin, Texas offers many activities and care options for aging residents. Use New LifeStyles to find local events, communities and care services.
The Austin area is a great place to age. Seniors have many living & care options, activities and events, resources, and more. At NewLifeStyles.com, we list many local events, communities and care providers so seniors in the Austin corridor can find what they need, get out and socialize, and contact local senior communities.
Senior Living in the Austin Area
Although Austin is known for its college life and music scene, this also makes for a wonderful culture for seniors. The bustling, political and health conscious downtown area, Lakeway to the west, the river and San Marcos, TX to the south, north to Marble Falls, Georgetown, and suburbs like Cedar Park, boast numerous senior living options, from high end CCRCs and retirement communities, affordable independent living, assisted living in a large community or smaller home, nursing care and rehabilitation, and Memory Care for those with Alzheimer’s and other dementia related illnesses. If a senior chooses to age in place, help in the home is available thru home care, home health care, sitter services and respite care like a day program or short-term stay at a local community. There are also many hospice & palliative care providers to help patients and families when the end is near.
Activities & Things to Do for Seniors in Austin & Surrounding Areas
Watching the Longhorns and listening to live music are not the only things to do in Austin (even though it’s plenty for some). Austin has a very diverse and robust historical, political & art scene, as well as many healthy outdoor activities, like hiking, biking, walking and more. There are clubs of all types to join & do what you like with other like-minded individuals. There are also many expos, seminars, health fairs, and other resources for seniors in Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Llano, Travis & Williamson Counties, from the annual Alzheimer’s Walks, and many seminars hosted by Alzheimer’s Texas and AGE of Central Texas, to local health fairs and flu clinics, find it all on our calendar.
Senior Services for Aging Adults in Austin, TX
Like most metropolitan areas, ATX offers a host of award winning hospitals and doctors. There are numerous senior programs at local hospitals like Seton & St. David’s. Travis County also boast many great non-profit associations to help seniors and their families, including Meals on Wheels, The Area Agency on Aging, the AGE Resource Center, and more. There are more than 20 senior centers in this area where seniors can meet, stay active, eat and get information.