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Experience classic southern hospitality at The El Dorado retirement community in Richardson, TX. Surrounded by cherry blossoms and crepe myrtles, The El Dorado offers a serene senior living experience just a half-hour from downtown Dallas. Enjoy a temperate climate year round in a small-town city with warm Texas hospitality.
Just outside your door, you'll find the 33-acre Heights Park, which features a community pool and several fields where you can watch local Little League games. It's also a short walk from our independent living facility to the Arapahoe Village Shopping Center, home to a grocery store and several pharmacies. In Texas, everything is bigger. Holding a statewide reputation as a great place to play, the city holds a Wildflower Festival and Cottonwood Arts Festival yearly.
The El Dorado is an award-winning, independent senior living community. Awards include the 2020 Great Place to Work certification, the 2019 Great Place to Work certification, and the 2018 Great Place to Work certification.
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In the neighborhood
Moving to a new home can be challenging, but you’ll find familiar comforts and discover new favorites at The El Dorado and in the surrounding Richardson area. With so many entertainment options and transportation services, residents at The El Dorado enjoy a lifestyle that’s anything but boring.
Floor Plans & Room Planner
The El Dorado features inviting floor plans designed to maximize resident access and everyday comfort in your new home. Use this convenient guide to choose from the many available room sizes and layouts, then use our room planning tool to help arrange the furniture in your new home.
Community Amenities and Services
- Activity Room
- Barber/Beauty Salon
- Billiard Lounge
- Bistro Area
- Community Fireplace
- Community Grounds
- Computer Room with Internet Access
- Covered Parking
- Fitness Equipment
- Game Room
- Large Screen TV Lounge
- Laundry Facilities
- Locked Mailboxes
- Patio Area
- Pets Welcome
- Private Dining Room
- Safety Rails
- Smoke Alarm and Sprinkler System
- Walking Paths
- Guest Suite
- Renters Liability Insurance Program
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Basic Cable TV
- Kitchenette in Units
- Patio or Balcony
- Telephone Hookups
- Carpet and Window Treatments
- Individually Controlled Heating and Air Conditioning
- Walk-in Tub
- Wheelchair Accessible Units
Services Included with Monthly Rent
- Common Area WiFi
- Complimentary Scheduled Transportation
- Three Chef Prepared Meals Daily
- Full Calendar of Enriching Activities
- Lively Mobile Plus Personal Emergency Response Device
- Weekly Housekeeping
- Most Utilities Included
- Exclusive Travel and Stay Program
- Light Linen Service
Connection isn’t our goal. It’s our promise.
That’s why life at Holiday Retirement isn’t prescriptive, it’s personal. This is an era of opportunity to find passions that spark curiosity and people that inspire us to learn who one is. Life at Holiday Retirement isn’t about a building or amenities, it’s about the ways those simple pleasures and the people we share them with transform us every day. A meal becomes a memory. A trip to the store becomes an adventure. And a walk around the grounds becomes a tradition between friends. We are Holiday Retirement and we believe life is best lived among friends on your terms.
What are your interests?
Beauty Care Needs Met On-Site
The convenience of The El Dorado’s on-site beauty salon and barber means all you have to do is walk in to get your hair and nails done. Of course, appointments are available.
Fitness Right at Home
The El Dorado residents enjoy a variety of health and fitness activities, from weekly group exercise classes to anytime access to on-site fitness equipment.
Let Us Serve You
Enjoy restaurant-style dining served with courtesy and caring by our staff who know you. Chef-prepared meals are served every day in The El Dorado’s dining room. Sit with friends or invite your family for a special occasion in our private dining room. Each meal is designed to meet the unique nutritional needs of community members.
Make Memories Exploring the Surrounding Community
There’s so much to explore in the Richardson area and The El Dorado makes sure that residents experience as much as possible. Regular outings to favorite restaurants, local events, and more introduce residents to all their neighborhood has to offer and connect them to the surrounding community.
Life is Never Boring
The El Dorado’s comprehensive calendar is packed with both recurring activities and special events. The variety of available activities is meant to enrich the whole person by stimulating physical, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, creative, social or vocational wellness.
Pets Make Life Better
Furry friends are welcomed as residents at The El Dorado. We understand how important the companionship and bond that seniors share with their pets. We’re delighted to have cats, dogs, birds, and even bunnies as part of our community.
Stay Connected with Technology and Wifi
The El Dorado is equipped with WiFi access to help you stay connected throughout common areas. You can use a community desktop computer to stay up to date or connect your personal devices to the WiFi.
Travel and Adventure is Always Available
The exclusive Travel & Stay program offers residents exciting opportunities to travel around the country, with free stays of up to seven days at any of Holiday Retirement’s more than 260 communities. Three chef-prepared meals are included with each trip. Visit all 43 states or just choose a favorite new location or two.
Lend a Helping Hand
We have empowered residents to become resident ambassadors. These individuals have often lived in the community for quite some time and enjoy helping new residents get acclimated to senior living. They encourage new residents to take their time settling in and them feel comfortable in their new home.
Join us for a Complimentary Meal
At Holiday Retirement, we love our food and know you will too. We invite you and a guest to join us for a flavorful meal and the opportunity to see first-hand if independent retirement living is right for you.
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