Residents of assisted living in Garland are provided the perfect blend of small-town comfort and big city opportunities.
Having grown from its humble roots as a center of local cotton farms, Garland today is a thriving community that earned a place on CNN and Money Magazine’s list of the “Top 100 Places to Live” in 2008.
Located just northeast of Dallas, Garland provides an environment of comfort, culture and safety.
The Patty Granville Art Center boasts not one, but two elegant theaters, and the glass-lined Atrium and outdoor courtyard offer a grand setting for banquets, receptions and other gatherings.
Garland’s award-winning parks and recreation system also offers more than 2,500 acres of parks in the city, and is just one of the many attractions easily accessible by local residents.
The city is proud to be the home of the Nicholson Memorial Library System, providing residents of assisted living in Garland with access to over 430,000 books, along with a wide variety of magazines, newspapers, audio tapes and videos.
Garland Senior Activities
For seniors taking advantage of assisted living in Garland, the Garland Senior Activity Center and the senior programs at the Carver Center provide educational classes, arts and crafts projects, and physical fitness programs.
The city’s adult programs also provide opportunities to meet and socialize with other local seniors, as well as tour and explore the city and surrounding area on one of the frequently offered day and overnight trips.
Garland Medical Facilities
The conveniently located Baylor-Garland Hospital provides residents of assisted living in Garland a positive and supportive healing environment. The hospital is a Blue Cross/Blue Shield “Blue Distinction” designated center for knee and hip replacement surgery.
Nearby Parkland Hospital recently received the two largest philanthropic gifts to any public hospital capital campaign in the nation, and is currently constructing a new and impressive emergency and special care facility, improving residents’ quality of care from the inside out.
As well as being a part of the Dallas Area Rapid Transit system, which provides access to rail, bus and paratransit services, the Garland Parks and Recreation Department provides residents of assisted living in Garland with free transportation from home to either the Senior Activity Center or the senior program at the Carver Center. The Department can also provide transportation to local doctors and specialists for some seniors.
For service, comfort and culture, assisted living in Garland provides residents with a rich and fulfilling life. To view a list of local assisted living communities, visit our Garland Assisted Living page.