2910 N Eastman Rd , Longview, TX 75605
Reviews of Colonial Village
Jul 14, 2014 | Reviewed by Daughter
I Am A Friend Or Relative Of A Current/Past Resident
Colonial Village was THE place to retire in Longview, Texas before being bought out by Holiday Retirement. Since the buyout the previous staff have been replaced with Holiday staff who are not local and don't have a relationship with East Texas. Since the buyout the food choices, quanity and quality have declined significantly. The building is what Holiday calls an 'acquired property' meaning it wasn't built as a Holiday property and doesn't have the same design as the newer properties like wheelchair accessible bathrooms and wide doorways and hallways. The building is old and the elevators need to be replaced as they are inoperable on occasion making it difficult for the residents to get to the dining room for meals. The apartments all need to be updated yet the cost of living here is comparable to the other Holiday properties. The Holiday management lives on site and consists of two couples; the managers, an unmarried couple, and the assistant managers, a married couple. The managers, the unmarried couple, are rude and condescending and many of the residents feel as if they treat them like children. The assistant managers, the married couple, are very pleasant and respectful of the residents making them feel welcome. The common areas and the grounds are attractive and kept clean and pleasant, although the design of the outside of the building and the parking lot is not conducive to senior living because of the stairs and steep incline. In regard to atmosphere, it has declined so much since Holiday took over that we have made arrangements to move our father to a new independent senior property (scheduled to open in October) as soon as it's available for move in. We can't wait to get Dad out of here and to a place that is pleasant for him and us like Colonial Village was before Holiday's touch.
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Description of Colonial Village
You don't have to sacrifice the independence of your home when you decide to join Colonial Village. Located in scenic Longview, Texas, the Colonial Village prides itself on offering an independent lifestyle without the daily chores of cooking, yard work or driving. With friends just down the hall, you will feel right at home in our community.
Colonial Village is a proud member of Holiday Retirement, a network of more than 300 independent senior communities. Since 1971, we have led the industry with innovative programs that address the complete lifestyle needs of seniors.
Whether you are joining our community as a couple or single individual, we offer a variety of floor plans to fit your lifestyle. Our studios feature kitchenettes while the one- and two-bedroom apartments have full kitchens. Each apartment has a full bath, wall-to-wall carpeting and blinds. And what is life without a pet? We encourage our residents to bring along their pets when joining us.
You will find your day surrounded by friends as you partake in events and activities that exercise your mind and body. For meals, enjoy seasonal-inspired dishes that are served daily in a community dining room that features restaurant-style dining.
We pride ourselves on the conveniences that we offer our residents. Weekly linen and housekeeping services allow you to escape the apartment and be active outside. On-site is a beauty salon/barber shop when in need of a haircut or tim. Forget about driving while living here at Colonial Village, as we provide transportation to personal appointment or group outings.
We understand that each individual is unique and that needs may change over time. Holiday does not provide any health care services. However, residents are welcome to receive services from any outside home health care provider of their choice to help them continue enjoying life at our community.
Independence, convenience, and lasting friendships are just a few of the perks you can expect when you join Colonial Village.
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