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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 encourage our residents to enjoy the highest possible quality of life and continue pursuing their dreams. While in our care, individuals lead active and enriching lives. In our closely-knit senior community, residents and staff develop friendships and connections based on the desire to live life to the fullest.

In addition to all that the city of Austin offers, Buckner Villas provides an endless array of activities designed to ensure that each of our residents can find something that sparks their interest and keeps them actively social and engaged. Here are some of the many activities senior adults may enjoy:

  • Barbecues, picnics, holiday parties, and birthday parties
  • Live music performances and dances
  • Walking clubs and fitness classes
  • Community service organizations
  • Pet-focused programs
  • Educational speakers, seminars, and classes

Finding the right community Austin retirement community is critical for leading a healthy, fulfilling life during one’s golden years. We invite you to schedule a tour of our facility to learn more about what we offer and how we can help senior adults live life to the fullest.

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