What are CCRCs – Continuing Care Retirement Communities & are there any in Austin, TX?
A Continuing Care Retirement Community or CCRC is a senior living community that combines independent living, assisted living and nursing care, and sometimes memory care in a single setting. CCRCs in the state of Texas offer a long-term continuing care contract that provides for housing, residential services, and nursing care, usually in one location.
About Continuing Care Retirement Communities in the Austin Area
CCRCs are a unique type of community that offers multiple services across the entire continuum of care. These communities can range from independent living to skilled nursing care. CCRCs provide a contractual promise to provide lifetime housing and care for their residents. This promise helps seniors and their families remain at ease because they know that no matter what their needs may be, the community will be able to care for them. CCRCs can provide for seniors who need assistance with daily life tasks.
Austin, TX Continuing Care Retirement Communities
CCRCs are not licensed as such in TX, but instead, each level of care is licensed separately (assisted living, Alzheimer’s certification, nursing care, etc.). See the list below or click for Continuing Care Retirement Communities in Austin, Texas.
Austin is the capitol of Texas, surrounded by Cedar Park, Buda, Georgetown, and more, including Lakeway, Bee Caves and other small municipalities. Austin has a thriving college life due to the University of Texas and other smaller colleges, which add to the many medical options in the area.
Additional Senior Care Options in Austin, TX