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The Wellington at Arapaho – Senior living in Richardson, Texas

Our senior living community combines comfort and ambiance! Enjoy freedom from housework, home maintenance and the worries of living alone as you benefit from a broad range of services and support designed to evolve as your needs change. We treat every resident like family and offer a lively community life filled with new activities and opportunities each day.

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Award winning senior living

We are proud to announce our community has been recognized with several awards for providing the best senior living experience in Richardson!

2023 Caring Star: top rated on caring.com

Caring.com Star

This honor recognizes the top-rated senior communities in Texas based on consumer ratings and reviews in the Caring.com senior care directory.

Best of Senior Living 2023 badge from A Place for Mom

Best of Senior Living

This award is given to independent living and assisted living communities that received at least a 4.5 star rating on APlaceforMom.com or SeniorAdvisor.com.

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Best Independent Living

U.S. News & World Report awards communities based on results from a reputable resident and family satisfaction survey.

Get acquainted with our senior living community

Our spacious and contemporary retirement community has something for any senior!

Fun & friends

Enjoy activity-filled days at The Wellington at Arapaho! Catch a game on the big-screen TV in our lounge area, take a fitness class in our exercise room or get pampered at our on-site salon. No matter your interests, we have you covered.

Keep busy with Friday happy hours, musical entertainment, field trips, trivia and events, like our Mother’s Day Spa and Pre-New Year’s Eve party. Join our knitting club and make blankets and caps for newborns at Methodist Richardson. There is always something new to try!

Safety & convenience

Situated just north of Dallas, our elegant independent and assisted living community offers amenities for easy living, like covered parking, scheduled courtesy transportation, daily newspaper delivery, church services, and weekly housekeeping with flat linen service. Around the clock staffing and emergency response systems throughout the community give our seniors peace of mind.

The Wellington at Arapaho living options

Find the right type of senior living community in Richardson, TX.

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Independent living

Enjoy a private apartment and active social life with freedom from chores like housekeeping, laundry and home maintenance.

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Assisted living

Maintain your independence while enjoying access to 24-hour support services like help with bathing, dressing, meal preparation and more.

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Temporary stay

Move in for a short-term stay when you need additional support or try out our community before committing to a lease.

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Apartments designed with seniors in mind

We have a wide variety of floor plans to choose from, including studio, one- and two-bedroom options. Our apartment homes offer amenities like kitchens, balconies and spacious living areas.

My favorite thing here at The Wellington of Arapaho is helping other folks with getting to know the community and letting them know the meals and activities provided. Mary T.

Resident life at The Wellington at Arapaho

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Education & recreation

From our resident council and knitting club to history lectures, trivia night and our many musical performances, we provide meaningful ways to develop new skills and interests and expand your social circles.

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Endless dining options

In addition to our ever-changing menu, residents can select from a variety of items on our always-available menu. Our staff is eager to receive feedback and works hard to provide a delicious, personalized dining experience.

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On-site amenities

Whether you’re looking for a low-key way to relax or a place to connect with friends, you’ll have your pick of great options, like our comfy lounge, our well-stocked library, activity room or our relaxing courtyard.

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Finding your joy is easy at The Wellington at Arapaho. We offer exciting events and activities for residents to take part in every day.
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In the Richardson area

With downtown Dallas only 30 minutes away, shopping, dining and entertainment options abound – all accessible via North Central Expressway, Lyndon B. Johnson Freeway and President George Bush Turnpike.

The Wellington at Arapaho serves Dallas County and is convenient for family members living nearby in Plano, Garland, Frisco and McKinney, TX.

Hospitals: Methodist Richardson Medical Center, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas
Pharmacies: CVS, Walgreens, Walmart, Kroger
Restaurants: Olive Burger Richardson, Trucker’s Café, Taco Bell, Jack in the Box, Mena’s Tex-Mex Grill Cantina
Shopping: Kroger, Walmart, Target, T.J. Maxx, Tom Thumb, Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, Galleria Dallas
Local destinations: Richardson Public Library, Richardson City Hall, Heights Park, Richardson Senior Citizen Center

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Our approach to health

The safety of our residents and team members is our highest priority. We have many safety measures in place to not only cover pandemics, but also the common flu and cold seasons.

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