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15 Reasons to Love The Buckingham

To celebrate 15 years of providing top-quality care, promoting engaging lifestyles, and giving Houston seniors the opportunity to live retirement their way, we want to share the top 15 reasons to love life at The Buckingham in Houston, TX.

1. An Active Social Life

If you want to share your retirement with peers who have a wealth of life experiences and interesting stories of their own, The Buckingham is the place for you. In a vibrant retirement community like ours, making friends at an older age is easy. With frequent social events and plenty of spaces to gather with neighbors and friends, we make it easy to find your people and enjoy retirement together.

2. Activities that Keep You at the Top of Your Game

At The Buckingham, we’re proud to provide a variety of engaging activities to keep residents healthy, sharp and endlessly entertained. Every week there are scheduled activities ranging from yoga and shopping trips to card games. When you live here, trying to fill your days with rewarding activities or worrying that you’re not getting enough exercise or social interaction will be a thing of the past. Wherever your passions lie, you’ll find groups and activities to continue long-held interests or discover new ones.

3. Dining that Excites

Seniors dining

Time and again we hear residents tell us dining is one of the aspects they love most about The Buckingham. Our talented culinary team works tirelessly to deliver interesting menus featuring options to suit every taste. With three restaurant-style venues perfect for any occasion, you’re sure to satisfy any craving. Working alongside a registered dietitian, our chefs strive to use only the freshest, healthiest ingredients to ensure every meal is not only delicious, but also highly nutritious.

4. A Focus on Well-Being

In everything we do at The Buckingham, we put the wellness of residents first. Each dimension of total wellness is purposefully incorporated into daily life here. Specific programming focused on physical, emotional, intellectual, social, and spiritual wellness helps every resident live a happier, more well-rounded life.

5. A Full Continuum of Care

Unlike other senior living Houston, TX, communities, The Buckingham offers a full continuum of care within our campus. Assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing and rehabilitation are all right outside your door if you ever need additional levels of care. Each level is founded on person-centered care, putting individual health requirements and personal goals above all else. And with a Life Care plan, every resident has guaranteed access to our full continuum for as long as they call The Buckingham home.

6. A Life Care Community

At The Buckingham, every resident lives with the assurance that their future care needs are met, no matter what. That’s the promise of a Life Care community. Life Care benefits include guaranteed access to our full continuum of quality care. But beyond that, the plan has a variety of financial advantages other senior living communities simply can’t match. To learn more about what a Life Care plan can do for your future, visit our blog.

7. 24-Hour Support

When you live at The Buckingham, you live with confidence knowing that dedicated, caring team members who you know and trust are available around-the-clock to assist you. From a gated entrance to 24-hour security to full time health care staff, full-time peace of mind comes standard here.

8. Unbeatable Location

The Buckingham is ideally located among Houston’s most popular attractions. Shopping and dining, parks and entertainment, schools and public services are all a short distance from your front door. And if you ever want to explore more of Houston, we have scheduled transportation services to take you anywhere you’d like to go.

9. Lifelong Learning

As part of our mission to help residents live their absolute best lives, we provide an array of learning opportunities to keep every mind as sharp as possible.  It’s why we have so many different options to continue education, learn new skills, and challenge your brain each and every day. From regularly scheduled classes to autonomous groups dedicated to learning and growing, there’s something for everyone. Plus, our community library offers a trove of literature and information for those with a hunger to learn.

10.  Premium Fitness Center

We know how important physical fitness is — not only for your longevity, but for your overall wellness. Our top-of-the-line fitness center features classes and equipment for every level of ability. Plus, knowledgeable, experienced instructors work with each individual to identify personal health goals and make a plan to help achieve them.

11.  Poolside Lounging

Enjoying beautiful weather all year long is one of the greatest perks of retiring in a senior living community in Houston, TX. And there’s no better place to have fun in the sun than our refreshing pool. The Buckingham’s outdoor pool is perfect for working on a tan, sipping tasty drinks, or enjoying a refreshing swim.

12.  Creativity in Abundance

The inspiring people who live here are never bored thanks to the many creative opportunities we offer. Our creative studio is the perfect place to indulge your artistic side from painting to sculpting to crafting. And our woodworking shop, complete with all the tools and equipment a woodworker needs, is ideal for those who love working with their hands. Whatever art form you want to pursue, you’ll find a group of people who share your passions and all the resources you could want.  

13.  Spacious Residences

Here at The Buckingham, residents love that they’re able to downsize while still enjoying ample space. We have a variety of townhome and apartment floor plans to suit any preference. And with our handy Floor Plan Fit tool, you can easily find the perfect size for all your wants and needs.

14.  The Nonprofit Benefit

 The Buckingham is proud to be a nonprofit 501(c)(3) community. For residents, this means they can rest assured knowing all money earned or donated is invested back into the community they love. While the primary goal of for-profit communities is to make money for stakeholders and increase revenue for the organization, nonprofit communities are focused on the quality of life of the people who live there.

15.  Maintenance-Free Living

Residents of The Buckingham are free to pursue exactly the kind of retirement they want, unchained from the burdens of home maintenance. Everything from weekly housecleaning to complete interior and exterior maintenance to laundry services are taken care of for you. Need a lightbulb changed? Just call the front desk, and one of our helpful team members will be right up to help. It’s that easy to say goodbye to housework and say hello to free time.

The Buckingham Advantage

Our proudest accomplishment at The Buckingham is creating an environment where everything is in place to help residents live longer, healthier, happier lives. And it shows in everything we do. To learn more about our stunning community, or to visit The Buckingham for yourself, contact us through our website or call us anytime at 713-979-3090.