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Informative downloads and senior living guides.

Making a major life decision is never easy at any age. There is a false belief that as you age, things get easier. Deciding how you want to spend your retirement years is a major decision that takes time, consideration and careful planning.

Luckily, you don’t have to do it alone. Use our collection of valuable articles and resources for senior living to help you and your loved ones make the right choice when it comes to planning for your retirement.

If you have comments or questions about a particular topic, or would like more information, contact us using the form on this page or call us at 214-328-4161.

How to begin the talk guide

How to Begin the Talk

Bringing up the subject is the hardest part. We’ll give you the confidence to get started.

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10 signs it might be time for assisted living guide

Ten Signs It Might Be Time for Assisted Living

Is it time to consider assisted living for your loved one? Use these 10 signs as a starting point to planning for your loved one’s future.

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10 steps to finding the right community guide

Ten Steps to Finding the Right Community

Looking for resources to find the right senior living community? Explore these 10 steps alongside your loved one to narrow down your search.

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Conversation starter guide

Questions to Ask When Considering Assisted Living

Check out these conversation starters that include general questions and follow-up questions you may ask your loved one to help zero-in on the assisted living options that best suit their lifestyle.

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Why Choose Autumn Leaves

There are many reasons why people love living at Autumn Leaves. When asked, many refer to the small, intimate community that just feels like home. Others say they enjoy the affordable, convenient living on White Rock Lake. While others will say, the reason is the staff. Whatever their reason is, we know you, too, will love living at Autumn Leaves.

Why residents love it here

Cost comparison checklist

Cost Comparison Checklist

Use this helpful chart to compare your present monthly expenses with the monthly service fee for independent living accommodations at Autumn Leaves.

Compare the costs

Your senior living questions. Answered.

Browse our frequently asked questions to find the answers you need.