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Finding an Austin Retirement Community

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Deciding where to retire is a significant life decision that requires research and planning. Proximity to family and friends, affordability, and access to resources like supermarkets, medical providers, and activities are all critical considerations. Austin has become renowned as an ideal retirement destination for countless retirees because of the climate, natural beauty, and abundance of cultural and social opportunities.

Buckner Villas is a beautiful, gated senior living community just ten miles from the state capitol. Our Austin, TX retirement community provides a continuum of care to meet the needs of your elderly loved ones. Reach out today by calling 512.580.9882 to schedule a visit and see why we are the premier choice for senior living in Austin.

Why Choose an Austin Retirement Community?

Austin is continually among the best places to live for young professionals and retirees alike. Many people consider Austin one of the best cities in which to relocate. It’s also considered one of the best cities in the nation for retiring.1 The average annual temperature in Austin is approximately 70 degrees, making it ideal for enjoying year-round outdoor activities, whether exploring the city or enjoying green spaces, gardens, or walking paths.2

According to U.S. News and World Report, Buckner Villas is one of the best choices for senior living in Austin.3 Our facility is within minutes of the Walnut Creek Greenbelt, which features paved pathways connecting the Balcones District Park with the Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park. Our residents can enjoy walks in these spaces, allowing them to get some extra exercise, fresh air, and sunshine. Other popular parks and recreational areas include:

  • Lady Bird Lake
  • Zilker Botanical Garden
  • Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
  • McKinney Falls State Park
  • Zilker Metropolitan Park

Additionally, Buckner Villas residents can easily access Austin’s golf courses, restaurants, shopping centers, museums, theaters, farmers’ markets, historical landmarks, vineyards, and more. Individuals in assisted living can live a more enriching, fulfilling life by visiting these nearby attractions.

What to Expect from an Austin, TX Retirement Community

At Buckner Villas, we are dedicated to promoting the highest possible quality of life for our residents, encouraging them to pursue their dreams and passions. Our goal is to create an environment where individuals can lead active, fulfilling lives. Within our closely-knit senior community, both residents and staff form meaningful connections and friendships, all driven by the shared desire to embrace life to the fullest.

In addition to the countless attractions and opportunities offered by the vibrant city of Austin, Buckner Villas presents an extensive range of activities tailored to cater to the diverse interests of our residents. From barbecues, picnics, and festive holiday parties to lively music performances and engaging dances, there is always something exciting happening within our community. For those seeking a more active lifestyle, we offer walking clubs and invigorating fitness classes.

A Sense Of Purpose

Our residents also have the chance to participate in community service organizations. This fosters a sense of purpose and giving back to society. Furthermore, we understand the special bond between humans and pets. That’s why we have pet-focused programs that nurture companionship and joy. To further enrich the lives of our residents, we organize educational speakers, seminars, and classes to promote continuous learning and personal growth.

We firmly believe that finding the right community is crucial for a fulfilling retirement experience in Austin. We invite you to schedule a personalized tour of our exceptional facility, where you can discover firsthand the exceptional services and amenities we provide. Allow us to show you how Buckner Villas can help senior adults live life to the fullest, embracing every moment with passion and purpose.

Find Out Why Buckner Villas Is the Top Choice for Senior Living in Austin

Whether you are looking for independent living, memory care, assisted living, or respite care in Austin, TX, Buckner Villas can meet your needs. Our Austin retirement community helps residents connect, thrive, and stay active through on-site clubs, social activities, and events. Additionally, residents can participate in community service, group outings, and day trips throughout Austin, for which transportation services are available.

Contact us today at 512.580.9882, or fill out our online form to schedule a tour, learn more about our services, and discover retirement benefits in Austin, TX.


1. Move to Austin – Retiring in Austin, TX: Best Neighborhoods for Retirement

2. Climate Data – Austin Climate

3. U.S. News & World Report – Buckner Villas Austin