Senior Lifestyle Guide

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

SENIOR ACTIVITIES

Academy for Lifelong Learning—Houston Community College

Houston Community College offers the Academy for Lifelong Learning for adults over age 50. The membership-based organization hosts events, informal activities and classes. Bus tours take members to some of Houston's most popular attractions. Classes cover a variety of topics from computer technology to gardening. The yearly membership fee is $18 and includes many activity costs.

1550 Foxlake Drive

713-718-5837

www.northwest.hccs.edu/northwest/academy-for-lifelong-learning

City of Katy Senior Services

Senior services offered by the city of Katy 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.

281-391-4837

www.cityofkaty.com/departments/senior-social-services-2

SENIOR LIVING & CARE

AutumnGrove Cottage Katy

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

21803 Oak Park Trails Drive

281-346-3045

www.autumngrove.com/assisted-living-katy-texas

Carriage Inn

Amenities at The Carriage Inn include a salon, barbershop, solarium, games room and ice cream parlor, as well as limousine service to and from appointments. A variety of floor plans are available, including one- and two-bedroom plans an optional study room.

1400 Katy Flewellen Road

281-392-2800

www.retirementcentermanagement.com/communities/carriage-inn-katy-texas

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 residents' interests, preferences and experiences. Residents can choose between long-term assisted living and short-term respite care.

3206 S. Fry Road

281-638-8685

www.jeaseniorliving.com/memory_care/Katy_TX/zip_77450/jea_senior_living/7121

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.

281-578-2222

www.colonialoaks.org

Sunrise of Cinco Ranch

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.

281-240-0500

www.sunriseseniorliving.com/communities/sunrise-of-cinco-ranch

Evergreen Cottages

The Evergreen Cottage building 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

832-321-5957

www.evergreencottages.com

Sundance at Woodcreek

Sundance endeavors to offer a new kind of memory care experience based 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

281-347-4450

sundancepmc.com

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

281-395-1124

www.heritageparkofkaty.com

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.

281-644-0003

www.thesolana.com

The Villa at Willow Colony Assisted Living and Memory Care

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

26110 Willow Colony Lane

281-395-0139, 832-883-9913

www.villacarehome.com

COMING SOON

Autumn Leaves of Cinco Ranch

Autumn Leaves will open its ninth Houston-area property in early 2014 at 24024 Westheimer Parkway. The memory care community will offer seven days a week nursing care, 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

www.cincoranch.autumnleaves.com

SENIOR COMMUNITIES

The Grand Parkway

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

22777 Franz Road

281-395-0555

www.grandparkwayseniors.com

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

AARP general information

832-325-2228

AARP Senior Employment Program

713-643-3200

www.aarp.org

American Society on Aging

800-537-9728

www.asaging.org

Care Connection Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC)

877-393-1090

www.careconnection.org

Career and Recovery Resources Senior Training and Referral Services

713-754-7000

281-822-4210 (Waller County)

www.careerandrecovery.org

Fort Bend County Senior Citizens, Inc.

281-633-2162

Goodwill Industries Job Connection Centers

713-590-3123

www.goodwillhouston.org/jobconnection.htm

Harris County Area Agency on Aging

832-393-4301

www.houstontx.gov/health/aging

Harris County Housing Resource Center

713-578-2055. www.hrc.hctx.net

Meals on Wheels Association of America

www.mowaa.org

Waller County Senior Citizens, Inc.

281-822-4240

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