Compiled by Jim Levesque

Designed by Mary-Ann Zykin

A wide variety of resources for senior care, as well as activity centers and living accommodations, are available to seniors in the Katy area. Many locations offer rotating daily schedules of low-cost activities, trips, special events and classes.


Academy for Lifelong Learning—Lone Star College

Lone Star College offers classes and social activities for adults older than 50. The membership-based organization hosts events, informal activities and classes that cover a variety of topics from computer technology to gardening. The yearly membership fee is $20.

281-290-3460, 9191 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress,

City of Katy Fussell Senior Center

Senior services offered by the Fussell Senior Center include games, exercise and health checks, day trips, movie screenings, crafts, holiday celebrations and dining out. Monthly activity calendars can be found on the city's website.

5370 E. Fifth St., Katy, 281-391-4837,


Autumn Leaves of Cinco Ranch

Autumn Leaves opened its ninth Houston-area property in early 2014 at 24024 Westheimer Parkway. The memory care community offers nursing care seven days a week, a life engagement program with activities throughout the day, a full culinary experience and staff specially trained to work with memory needs of residents.

24024 Westheimer Parkway, 888-662-8886,

Autumn Grove Cottage Katy

With 16 private bedrooms, Autumn Grove Cottage boasts a high direct caregiver-to-resident ratio. The cottage specializes in Alzheimer's disease and dementia care, including a nutrition and hydration program designed for those with memory loss.

21803 Oak Park Trails Drive, Katy, 281-346-3045,

Carriage Inn

Amenities include a salon, barbershop, solarium, game room and ice cream parlor as well as limousine service to and from appointments. A variety of floor plans is available, including one- and two-bedroom plans and optional study room.

1400 Katy Flewellen Road, Katy, 281-392-2800,

Cinco Ranch Alzheimer's Special Care Center

The Cinco Ranch location of Alzheimer's Special Care offers the "Meaningful Moments" brand of memory care, which creates individualized plans based on each resident's interests, preferences and experiences. Residents can choose between long-term assisted living and short-term respite care.

3206 S. Fry Road, Katy, 281-638-8685,

Colonial Oaks Assisted Living & Memory Care

The Colonial Oaks location in Katy emphasizes both assisted living and memory care, providing around-the-clock personal assistance, transportation to appointments and health monitoring from a licensed nurse. The memory care program focuses on cognitive stimulation, sensory activities, socialization and special hydration and snacks.

21601 Provincial Blvd., Katy, 281-578-2222,

Comfy Home

Comfy Home is a residential care home and assisted living facility for the elderly and disabled located in Cinco Ranch. Comfy Home specializes in helping those people who are no longer able to live independently but want the comfort of a home setting.

21819 Hollow Field Lane, Katy, 713-502-8175,

Evergreen Cottages

The Evergreen Cottage facility is designed for those with dementia and offers an environment that comforts and provides the space to flourish. A state-of-the-art monitoring system enhances quality of care while respecting residents' privacy. Trained Alzheimer's and dementia caregivers are on-site 24 hours a day, and nurses specializing in dementia care are available.

21715 Bridgewater Village Drive, Katy, 832-321-5957,

Grace Care Center of Katy

Grace Care offers post-acute skilled rehabilitation, skilled nursing, outpatient rehabilitation, memory care and long-term care.

23553 W. Fernhurst Drive, Katy, 281-394-1300,

Heritage Park of Katy

As a rehabilitation and wellness center, Heritage Park works to help patients regain mobility and return home quickly. In addition to physical, occupational and speech therapy, the facility offers private suites, memory care, a chapel and a community volunteer program.

6001 George Bush Drive, Katy


Legacy at Falcon Point

Legacy at Falcon Point is a Thrive Senior Living-designed center. The luxury assisted living and memory care community had its grand opening Oct. 9. The facility aims to combine advanced technology with a spirit of compassion to provide top-tier care while maintaining residents' privacy and independence.

1520 Katy Gap Road, 281-394-0628,

Providence Place

This gated community designed for seniors age 55 and older focuses on providing its residents with comfort and convenience. The community features one- and two-bedroom apartments.

20300 Saums Road, Katy, 281-647-6470,

Sundance at Woodcreek

Sundance offers a different kind of memory care rooted in a strong Christian faith. The program emphasizes environmental and sensory stimulation over medication. A state-of-the-art monitoring system allows staff to track resident movements and activity within their apartment, reducing the risk of falls. All staff members are certified dementia care professionals.

1820 Woodcreek Bend Lane, Katy, 281-347-4450,

The Solana at Cinco Ranch

The Solana offers both independent living and assisted living options. The center emphasizes living with style and features a restaurant, cafe, wine bar, library, pool, theater, fitness center and spa among other amenities. New state-of-the-art memory care apartments are now being offered for pre-lease.

24001 Cinco Village Center Blvd., Katy, 281-644-0003,

Sunrise Assisted Living of Cinco Ranch

The assisted living community offers assisted living, memory care and short-term stays. Sunrise aims to enrich resident lives with an extensive activity program with opportunities for exercise, games, cooking, worship and lunch outings. Residents can also play with Floyd, the community dog, a beagle-basset hound mix.

21939 Cinco Ranch Blvd., Katy, 281-717-1700,

Tuscany Living Villas Katy

The facility provides a range of services and options designed to emphasize personal dignity, individual autonomy, independence and freedom of choice.

28019 Norfolk Trail Lane, Katy, 281-574-9724,

The Villa at Willow Colony Assisted Living and Memory Care

The family-owned business is staffed with certified nursing assistants and caregivers with years of experience in elderly care, skilled nursing facilities, psychiatric unit, oncology and intensive care units. The Villa features three private rooms and four shared rooms and specializes in assisted living.

26110 Willow Colony Lane, Katy, 281-395-0139, 832-883-9913,


The Grand Parkway

The Grand Parkway is a luxury community for active seniors age age 55 and older. The Grand Parkway consists of one- and two-bedroom apartment homes.

22777 Franz Road, Katy, 281-395-0555,

Heritage Grand at Cinco Ranch

Heritage Grand is neighborhood for those 55 and older situated in Cinco Ranch. The development is comprised of 552 single-family and 98 duplex homes.

5027 S. Bend Park Court, 281-395-0444

Trebah Village Apartments

Trebah Village is an affordable senior community with elevators, a fitness center, business center, club room, beach-entry pool and four laundry facilities. One- and two-bedroom apartments are available for rent.

19501 West Little York Road, Katy, 877-440-4647

The Villas at Park Grove

The Villas is a independent living complex with activities for active seniors 55 and older. One- and two-bedroom apartments are available for rent.

600 Park Grove, Katy, 281-398-1411,


Orchard Assisted Living & Memory Care

Scheduled to open in November, The Orchard will be located on a 5-acre tract and will serve 97 residents. There will be facilities for 57 assisted living residents with a separate secured wing that will serve 40 Alzheimer's and/or dementia care residents.

24802 Kingsland Blvd., Katy,, 281-371-3000