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scenic views overlooking the East and West Austin skyline. Environmentally friendly materials and elegant lighting designed to calm as well as illuminate, are now found throughout the common areas of Westminster’s original Preston building as well as the recently added Windsor building, making the entire campus one of the most energy efficient communities in Texas. The Windsor employs a “multi-generational” design concept to accommodate activities for the entire family, with large gathering rooms and open spaces to get together with friends and loved ones. The concept carries through to every part of the community, from quiet libraries and art studios, to movie and television viewing areas, to courtyards designed to relax and enjoy the outdoors. Augmenting Westminster’s Culture of Wellness One of the goals of Westminster’s initiative is to offer residents the opportunity to balance their physical and emotional fitness through a comprehensive menu of wellness resources. That’s why additional planned amenities include a state-of-the art fitness center, indoor pool and spa, putting green and creative arts studio that offer space for mind, body and spirit-based activities. The community’s new Dogwood Café will be a new healthy dining option, as well.

Westminster Manor

Reimagines Retirement in Austin

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ver the past four decades, Westminster has become a central Austin classic — one of the most beloved and respected addresses for Austin seniors — with a history of service, passion and vision. Today, this leader in retirement living is reinventing itself for the 21st century. In addition to being the first community in the region to offer long-term health care services 140

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onsite, Westminster was among the first to bring the benefits of university life and downtown living right to the doorsteps of residents. The community’s newly opened Windsor building takes this tradition of excellence a step further, combining the most contemporary and forward-thinking design innovations with three levels of health care under one roof. The addition marks the first phase of Westminster’s campus-wide revitalization initiative scheduled for completion in early 2013.

Timeless Design Evokes a Feeling of Home Westminster’s new one-, two- and threebedroom Windsor apartment homes are receiving design industry praise as classic, tasteful models of contemporary living. These residences feature distinctive floor plans flooded with natural light and offer rich finishes. They include full kitchens with granite countertops solid wood cabinetry, walk-in closets and open balconies with

A High Level of Quality Care The community’s Arbour Health Care Center offers customized treatment plans to match individuals’ health care needs. After four decades of experience as a life care community and respected leader in skilled nursing and rehabilitative services, the Arbour Health Care Center takes individualized services a step further with a progressive, new concept called CARES (Centered Around Resident Empowered Services). With the input of residents, family and a team of highly trained professionals, CARES uses a personalized approach to create a culture that respects the unique, life-long patterns, preferences and needs of individuals. Best Location in Central Austin Westminster is the only senior living community that puts you at the center of everything you love about the city — outstanding shopping, excellent dining, long-time

bankers, grocers, pharmacists and trusted medical and professional services. This lovely, quiet neighborhood keeps you close to family, friends and the cultural attractions that make Austin one of the nation’s top retirement destinations. A New Era of Senior Living In Austin The art of re-imagining your best self and reinventing each day to be better than the one that came before it is something Westminster has in common with the exceptional people who live here. What began as the first life care community in the area is now becoming the most modern, most accommodating community anywhere. This campus-wide revitalization will redefine the experience of living at Westminster, and create a sense of place that feels like home in every space. After some 40 years as Aus-

tin’s best-established, most-distinguished senior living community, Westminster is really just getting started. Find out what it feels like to live in a community dedicated to growing better day-by-day. Call (512) 454-4643 or visit www.westminstermanor.org.

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Westminster reimagines retirement in Austin