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Texas Senior Living Options
One of the most popular lifestyle options are
for Active Adults 55+ which require at least
one resident to be at least 55 years old.
Some apartments are specifically designed for older adults and are
age-restricted, for 55 plus or 62 plus. Most include amenities such
as fitness programs, activities, and more. Medical and personal care
usually is not included.
Affordable Senior Apartments
Affordable apartment communities are wonderful options for older
adults on a limited income. There are two major income-based housing
programs that you'll likely be considering: Housing and Urban
Development (HUD), and Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) where
Income Limit Restrictions Apply.
Housing Locators can assist families who are
considering their housing options but not sure which would be best for their
current or future lifestyle.
Moving Services have experience helping older
adults with every step of a late life relocation. The help with
downsizing and help with arranging for the
profitable disposal of unwanted items through auctions and
sales, buy-out, consignment, donation or a combination of the
This is how
can help. If you are a senior moving into a senior care facility or apartment
community, or if your family has a senior loved one who is planning such
a move, there's a lot to take care of beforehand. One of the major
things to work on is finding storage for furniture and other personal
items that cannot be taken with you, but you don't want to necessary get
Real Estate Specialists
are REALTORS who have additional training to work with older
clients. SRES candidates must successfully complete additional
coursework to understand such topics as reverse mortgages and the
federal Housing for Older Persons Act (HOPA) as well as how
Medicaid, Medicare and Social Security impact real estate decisions.
They are the center of a network of specialists like estate
planners, elder-care attorneys and CPAs who can offer invaluable
guidance to seniors deciding how best to manage this stage in their
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