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The swankiest retirement communities in Fort Worth

Find out why these three amenity-filled living communities are the “place to be” for Fort Worth’s older adults.


Imagine relaxing on the pool deck at the Elements at Viridian in your retirement years.

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In Fort Worth, retirement is done in style. We’ve rounded up three luxury retirement communities that will have you raising a glass like Jay Gatsby.

Explore living facilities for older adults around Fort Worth with options for independent living, assisted living, memory, and nursing care.

Plus, don’t forget to bookmark these classes and organizations that will help you feel forever young.


The Tradition-Clearfork has walking access to the Trinity Trails + retail, restaurant, and medical facilities in Clearfork.

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The Tradition-Clearfork, Clearfork

Opened in June 2023, the new resort-style living community sits on the banks of the Trinity River with amenities like 24-hour concierge, lounges, card rooms, and a movie theater. Enjoy an active lifestyle with an indoor pool and group exercise classes.

  • Price: Estimated at $5,410 per month, rent varies based on unit size and type + includes meal allowance, weekly housekeeping, and social activities. There is no large buy-in fee, but residents pay a one-time community fee prior to move-in.
  • Timeline: Some apartments are still available, but you can join the waitlist if you prefer a specific floor plan, which range 800-2,100 sqft.

Enjoy all the amenities you need in one place at The Stayton at Museum Way.

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The Stayton at Museum Way, West 7th

Settle in to urban living just steps away from Trinity Park. Everything you need is located on campus with casual and fine dining options, a creative arts center, library, salon + barbershop. In addition to units that range 281-2,032 sqft, The Stayton has a Senior Rehabilitation Center for recuperating and skilled nursing options.

  • Price: Entrance fees start at $535,145 for independent living with monthly fees starting at $4,621. Assisted living and memory support start at $9,600-$11,300 per month.
  • Timeline: There is currently a small selection of openings. Wait times depend on the area of the community.

Elements at Viridian is part of a 2,000-acre master planned community with five major lakes.

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Elements at Viridian, Arlington

The 141-acre community offers single-family homes for residents aged 55+ from Drees Custom Homes, Lennar, and David Weekly. Check out the community center, demonstration kitchen, and fitness facility or relax at the infinity pool with a covered terrace, pickleball courts, putting green, fire pits + park system.

  • Price: Homes ranges from $418,000 to $600,000.
  • Timeline: Three homes are available now, and more will be available in August.
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