Socialize With Friends
With interesting things to do and interesting people to do them with, we think you’ll love the lifestyle here. Do you want to play trivia or join a belly dancing class? Or maybe both! How about meeting up with friends for happy hour before dinner and then a movie? Devotional services, card games, stitch studio and the walking group—there are plenty of ways to spend your days and people to socialize with.
Explore New Passions
Retirement is a new chapter filled with new adventures, and at Brookdale First Colony, you can do more of what you love. Whether it’s volunteering for your favorite cause or gardening, you deserve to enjoy a worry-free retirement filled with all the things you want to do. Spend more time with the grandkids, try a line dancing class or explore new shops and restaurants in Houston. It’s your choice, and each day is filled with exciting possibilities.
Trade-In Home Maintenance
You’re not downsizing your home; you’re upsizing your possibilities. Say goodbye to sweeping walkways, mowing lawns and cleaning the pool. Here we’ve got home maintenance and upkeep covered in your monthly rate. And no more worries about cleaning a big house or costly home repairs. We can take care of that for you so you can spend more time with friends and family, explore downtown, or even travel more. We can even water your plants and watch the place for you while you’re gone.
Enjoy A Convenient Lifestyle
We want you to have what you need to feel right at home. Skip long lines at the mega-theaters at the mall, and watch your next matinee at our theater on-site. Do you want to practice your golf swing? Don’t worry about a tee time—practice on our community putting green. What about a friendly game of billiards? You can do that too. And if you need help planning new adventures, just ask our concierge service.
Lifestyle at Our Independent Living Communities
Here at Brookdale First Colony, we focus on the details so you can focus on the fun. If you’re ready to trade your hedge clippers for golf clubs, we might be the perfect fit for you. Because when it comes to chores, less is more—more time for you to do what you want to do. You could start your day with a water aerobics class in our outdoor, heated pool and then head out for lunch with friends. Do you have a passion for gardening? Join the garden club. Or maybe you want to do a little shopping and then try a new restaurant for lunch. You can do that, too. This is retirement reimagined with a supportive community that will inspire and empower you.
- Emergency Alert System
- Outdoor Pool
- Fitness Center
- Concierge Service
- Beauty/Barber Shop
- Courtyard and Garden
- Therapy Room
- Private Dining Room
- Game Room
- Walking Paths
- Putting Green/Outdoor Sports Activities
- Landscaped Grounds
- Business Centers/Computers
- Meeting Rooms
- Guest Suite(s)
- Postal Services
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Sat - Sun: 8:30am - 5:30pm CST
Senior Living Advisor
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Independent living communities are good for seniors who want to downsize their home or spend more time with people in their same season of life. Because these communities provide residents with a home-like environment, fun-filled activities, quality dining and an engaging social calendar, it’s a great place for those who want to stay active and healthy without the hassle of things like household chores.
Assisted living communities are designed for seniors who need a little extra help with activities like managing medication, bathing and dressing. Residents usually have their own apartment that they can decorate as they wish and have access to community amenities like dining programs, social activities and more.
You may be a good candidate if you want a place to live that requires little or no home maintenance and yard work, you want to socialize with your peers and broaden your social network, you want to enjoy activities and meals in the company of others, and you wouldn’t mind having someone else take care of housekeeping and the laundry for you.
One of the best parts of being in an independent living community is having access to a wide variety of activities, events and excursions. You can enjoy everything from physical fitness classes and educational workshops to Wii bowling tournaments and resident happy hours. Here at Brookdale, residents enjoy all kinds of exciting programs like our signature B-Fit exercise program, which encompasses the latest research and guidelines to give you a fun, stimulating and social exercise experience.
Independent living communities offer all kinds of fun classes, activities and outings. It’s a wonderful place to meet people who share your interests and passions. And whether or not you want to participate is your choice. Join the activities you want to enjoy or focus on your own hobbies. It’s up to you.
We offer a variety of room sizes and floor plans so you can choose the one that’s right for you. The styles vary between communities, but floor plan options include studio apartments and one, two or three-bedroom apartments. Each apartment includes a private bathroom, and some feature a kitchen or kitchenette. Couples can usually live in the same apartment, but it’s wise to check with the community first.
Some of our independent living communities have different guidelines, but you are often welcome to bring personal belongings and furnishings to make your new space feel more like home. We always encourage our residents to personalize their apartment so it feels comfortable, inviting and relaxing.
While independent living communities can vary from location to location, our Brookdale communities provide residents and their guests with delicious meals that are healthy and nutritionally balanced. Residents enjoy great food and service with menus developed by the Culinary Arts Institute of Brookdale.
You are not required to have a car to live at one of our communities. We provide scheduled transportation services so you can run errands and make your appointments without dealing with the hassle of driving and parking. However, if you still want to drive, many of our communities allow residents to have cars.
Pets are an important part of the family, which is why most of our communities are pet-friendly. Be sure to check with your individual community before you arrive in case there are weight or breed restrictions.