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8 55 Plus Living Communities in the Baytown Area

Premium Community

Holiday Cypress Woods

Experience an independent and active senior lifestyle 30 minutes from historic downtown Houston, TX.

  •  2755 Chestnut Ridge Road, Kingwood, TX 77339
  • Comfortable apartments in a variety of sizes that allow you the freedom to furnish in any style that appeals to you.
  • Perfectly balanced, perfectly delicious meals made from scratch and served in our restaurant-style dining room.
  • We love having cats and dogs as part of our community. After all, they are part of the family.
  • All of your utilities are included in your monthly rent. That includes cable TV, heat, and air conditioning - everything except your phone bill.
  • We know how much seniors value their freedom, so we offer month-to-month leases with no long-term commitment. Enjoy this all-inclusive lifestyle on your terms.

Birdsong Place Villas

A quiet, peaceful senior community with a unique charm all its own

  •  1017 Birdsong Drive, Baytown, TX 77521
  • Full-service elevators
  • Gated community
  • 1 & 2 bedroom floor plans
  • Great Room for activities
  • Library and Game Room

Morada Deer Park


  •  201 McDermott Street, Deer Park, TX 77536
  • Table Service and Restaurant-Like Dining
  • Daily Activities, Events & Entertainment
  • Activity Room with Big-Screen TV, Card & Game Room
  • Comprehensive Health & Fitness Programs with Senior-Specific Exercise Classes
  • Support Services & Professional Team that are Available Round the Clock

The Life at Sterling Woods

A Community Designed For You.

  •  8625 Winkler Drive, Houston, TX 77017
  • Planned Activities & Shuttle Bus
  • Fully Equipped Kitchens with Upgraded Appliances
  • Hardwood Floors & Crown Molding
  • Balcony, Deck or Patio
  • Handicapped Units Available

The Hallmark

This isn’t your parents' retirement community

  •  4718 Hallmark Drive, Houston, TX 77056
  • Complimentary decorator service to help you get settled in your new home
  • Courtesy transportation in sedans and luxury buses
  • Housekeeping, maintenance
  • Doorman + Valet service, newspaper and pharmacy delivery right to your door
  • Continental Breakfast

The Forum at Memorial Woods

Welcome Home

  •  777 North Post Oak Road, Houston, TX 77024 $

Avg Price: $2,500 monthly

  • Luxury high-rise living with breathtaking views
  • Gracious well-appointed dining room serving continental breakfast, and your choice of lunch or dinner daily
  • Private dining room with catering available for special parties
  • Spacious living room with private conversation areas
  • Cocktail lounge with large-screen TV

Park Shadows Apartments


  •  7200 Shadyvilla Ln, Houston, TX 77055
  • Spacious 1-, 2- & 3-Bedroom Apartments
  • Covered Parking Available
  • Scheduled Activities, Bus Trips
  • Valet Trash Service
  • Within Walking Distance to Tranquil Park

What are Active Adult and 55+ Communities?
Active Adult and 55+ Communities are geared towards older adults who are able to live independently and who don’t require the services that retirement, assisted living or memory care communities provide.  Many residents still work full- or part-time.  For those seniors who desire a low-maintenance lifestyle, often with resort-like amenities and organized social activities, an active adult or 55+ community may be the right option.  These communities fall into two categories:

1) Age-Restricted – For 55+ communities, in order to comply with the Housing for Older Persons Act of 1995, one person must be aged 55 or older in at least 80% of the occupied housing units.  The other 20% of the homes are open to younger adults, sometimes with a minimum age that is established by the community, creating the 80/20 rule.  If the minimum age in the community is 62, then all residents must be aged 62 or older.

2) Age-targeted – These communities are marketed towards the 55+ population, with amenities that promote an active adult lifestyle, but there are no age restrictions.

The types of homes in an active adult neighborhood vary from community to community, as do the range of services and amenities provided.  From small apartments to two- or three-bedroom single-family homes with attached garages, there’s a broad range of housing options available, with many communities offering multiple home styles.  Communities can offer luxurious, resort-like features with multiple, daily planned activities, or be lower-engagement with more simple amenities.  The term “active” adult does not necessarily mean physically active, although these communities often have facilities that help foster a more physically active lifestyle.  Events and outings that encourage social activity are common, and opportunities for mental stimulation, through cultural excursions and enrichment classes, may also be scheduled.  Amenities may include:

Tennis and pickleball courts
Walking trails
Fitness centers and exercise classes
Gathering spaces such as a clubhouse or lounge
Planned social activities
Classes and lectures
Clubs and interest groups

There are many benefits to living in an Active Adult or 55+ Community.  These benefits include:

Location – these communities are often located near shopping, parks, restaurants, office buildings and local attractions
Low-maintenance living – exterior home maintenance and lawn care are usually provided
Neighbors of similar age – being in close proximity to people in the same stage of life makes it easier to form new friendships
Amenities – facilities and programs that promote better health, strengthen social bonds and improve or maintain mental sharpness will help keep seniors vibrant and happy

When searching for an Active Adult Community, be sure to keep in mind which amenities are best suited to your lifestyle, choose a location that provides access to what is important to you and take any rules or fees into account.

Use our US map above to begin your search for Active Adult and 55+ communities. Our search results include pictures, floor plans, contact info and pricing where available.