Active 55+ Communities
Typically age-restricted to those 55 and older (or sometimes 62 and older), these communities are for independent older adults and therefore don’t offer any assistance with daily activity. There are a wide range of options in the Active Adult category including single-family homes, condos, townhomes and apartments – the most common being planned adult neighborhoods and 55+ apartment communities.
Planned Adult Neighborhoods
These are neighborhoods of single family detached homes that typically range from 1500-2000 square feet and are built on smaller lots. Homes are usually one-story and are often equipped with features appropriate for aging-in-place. These communities are usually governed by a Homeowner’s Association which enforces covenants and restrictions. Common features typically include clubhouses, pools, walking trails and parks. Often, neighborhoods are built near a golf course or lake.
Search for homes in Active Adult Neighborhoods
Ladera Mansfield | Robson Ranch | Frisco Lakes Del Webb | Villas of Stone Glen
Heritage Ranch | Isabella Village | The Legends of Flower Mound
The Villas at Chisholm Trail | Village at Prestonwood
Active Adult Apartment Communities
Sometimes called Active 55 or Senior Apartments, this is a multi-housing unit for older adults who are still active and able to care for themselves. While amenities and services vary from community to community, they typically feature common areas such as lounges, theaters, craft and hobby areas, fitness centers, swimming pools and walking trails. There are often activities on-site such as exercise classes, movies, game nights and other social gatherings.