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Getting Ready for Your Move to a Senior Living Community

Moving into a new home is a major life event, and it can be further complicated when the transition is to an entirely different living style. At Querencia at Barton Creek, we’re honored when prospective residents choose to make our community their new home. We also know the moving process can be stressful. We’ve put …

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Independent Living Community Must-Haves

Choosing where to spend your retirement years is a big decision. As you begin your research, you might notice many senior living communities have a long list of amenities and benefits you can enjoy. With so much information, it can be a challenge to determine what’s the most important. Luckily, with this list you can …

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How Friendships Later in Life Impact Our Well-Being

Even if you don’t engage with your friends every day, they still play a huge role in shaping your emotional and physical well-being. In recent years, there have been numerous studies showing a positive correlation between older adults’ health and their friendships. The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) recently shared that friends rather than …

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Why the New Year Is the Perfect Time to Look Into Senior Living Options

With the new year comes new possibilities and the opportunity to reflect on the future. For many older adults, this reflection includes weighing your living options. Is this the year you move into a senior living community? What benefits does it offer? Do they outweigh the benefits of aging in place?  The answers to these …

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5 Ways Living in a Community Leads to a More Active Lifestyle

Retirement is an exciting milestone. Years of hard work have paid off, and now you’re free to spend your days doing the things that are most meaningful. As you transition to this new lifestyle, one of the biggest decisions revolves around where you’ll call home, and you’ll want to live somewhere you can remain active …

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What is the Difference Between Assisted Living and Independent Living?

Not everyone understands what differentiates assisted living from independent living. In fact, there are common misconceptions about both types of senior living that can make it difficult for older adults and their loved ones to know which community is best suited to their needs. Here, we can help you distinguish between the two and make …

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Benefits of a Life Care Community

Let’s face it. At some point we all must decide on how we want to live our senior years. Some of us may choose to age in place. And others may find themselves on the hunt for a senior living community. Querencia at Barton Creek is a continuing care retirement community in Austin, Texas, that …

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Top Services & Amenities to Consider in Your Senior Living Search

Finding a senior living community that is right for you takes time. There are many things to consider, starting with the type of community you want to live in. Continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) like Querencia at Barton Creek provide access to the full spectrum of care. Residents also benefit from our location near Austin …

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Life Care Communities vs. Rental Communities: Which Is Right for You?

As you begin researching Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs) to figure out which is the best fit for your health care, financial and lifestyle needs, one of the first key decisions is choosing between Life Care vs. rental senior communities. It’s a big decision. And while it might seem complex at first glance, differentiating senior …

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