Houston TX Senior Living
Voted “The Coolest City in the US” in 2011 by Forbes, Houston is the fourth most populous city in the country and the most populous city in Texas.
While they say everything is bigger in Texas, when it comes to the popularly nicknamed “Bayou City”, we tend to agree – Houston really is a big deal! What’s more, Houston is a great city for seniors.
Home to the Texas Medical Center, which is world’s largest concentration of research and health care institutions, Houston attracts millions of visitors every year for medical, entertainment, cultural, and athletic reasons. The Houston Texans, Rockets, Dynamos, and Astros all call Houston home and offer fans a year’s worth of exciting games and match ups.
Houston is a major entertainment hub in the Longhorn State. With nine major performing arts halls in the Theater District, seniors will love that the city is a top destination for nearly all traveling Broadway show. The city also boasts a Museum District that attracts more than 7 million visitors every year.
Get your culture fill at the Museum of Fine Arts, the Houston Museum, or the Museum of Natural Science, among many others. The Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center is also a big attraction in the city and seniors can take a walk back through time to relive the moon landing.
Seniors will also enjoy the myriad of outdoors festivals and events that take place in Houston. Whether you’re interested in the Houston Greek Festival, the Art Car Parade, the Houston Auto Show, or the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, which is the largest livestock show and rodeo in the world, you’ll find something the meets your fancy.
With a humid subtropical climate, Houston offers residents hot summers and mild winters. Unlike the rest of the state, Houston is also shielded from most tornado paths with only the occasional spring thunderstorm.
In 2008, Kiplinger ranked Houston first on its “Personal Finance Best Cities” list. The city earned this ranking for its reasonable living costs and quality of life.
Holiday Retirement has three independent senior retirement communities in the Houston area from which to choose.
Senior Living Communities in Houston, TX