Choosing the place where you will spend your Golden Years is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make. There is so much to consider, your budget, your lifestyle, your health and of course the overall timing of your future transition are just a few of the things that help in making a successful plan. You might be grappling with the opinions of your friends and family members. You might even be apprehensive about what your life might look like after you take the “big step”. Visiting all of the communities you are considering is of the utmost importance. When you do take the time to visit in person you will feel the difference right away. The minute you enter the front door you will know if you are visiting a “facility”, or a “community”. Modern seniors today have no intention of living in a “facility”, but they welcome the idea of making a move into a new, vibrant “community” that offers them all the tools they need for successful aging in place. That is the spirit in which Brazos Towers at Bayou Manor was created and still operates today, 54 years later. Serving seniors from as young as [...]
Houstonians have an abundance of choices when it comes to finding a place to spend their twilight years. Senior living operators have been opening and planning new properties across the Houston area, from urban neighborhoods like the Heights to farflung suburbs like The Woodlands. “The population is aging and more importantly people are living well into their 80s and 90s, which wasn’t the case 30 years ago,” said Andy Cohen, CEO of Caring.com, an online resource for senior care.