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The Continental

Based on 775 reviews | Ranked #1 of 64 communities in Austin

4604 S Lamar Boulevard, Austin, TX, 78745

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  • To request this move in special an individual must move in within three months from the date of claiming it.
  • You will be eligible for the move in special after staying for more than ninety (90) days at The Continental.
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The Continental is a retirement community located in Austin that offers independent senior living.

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    The Continental Price

    Estimated Monthly Cost of $2,095

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    Compare Facility PricingMonthly Cost
    Average cost of senior living within 25 miles$3,515/month
    Austin average cost of senior living$3,515/month
    Texas average cost of senior living$3,515/month

    FamilyAssets has estimated the cost of The Continental senior living Facility in Austin, Texas. The Continental is 60% the cost of senior living in Austin and 60% the cost of senior living in Texas.

    Detailed Information

    The Continental, Austin TX

    The Continental is an all-inclusive independent senior living community located in sunny Austin, Texas. Residents enjoy easy access to nearby shopping venues, cultural landmarks, world-class restaurants, and hospitals, letting them live their lives to the fullest during their stay at the Continental. The community offers six unique floor plans, each complete with:

    • Kitchens, appointed with full-size refrigerators, stoves, and dishwashers)
    • Washers and dryers
    • Spacious patios

    Alongside exceptional senior living apartments, the Continental offers a wide variety of resident-only amenities and life enrichment programs. The common areas feature free WiFi, making it easy for residents to read their emails or catch up with friends on social media from their mobile device. On-site concierge staff help residents find fun activities and other resources around town, making outings easier than ever. Residents have access to complimentary transportation thanks to the Continental’s partnership with ride-sharing service Lyft, which lets community members request rides-on-demand free of charge. Thanks to the complimentary ride program, residents can get to any location in Austin in minutes without the hassle of catching public transportation, driving, or parking. 

    In addition to complimentary transportation, the Continental encourages residents to get out and see the world with their unique travel program. The Continental is part of Sunshine Retirement’s Sunshine Travel Program, which allows residents of certain communities to stay at other retirement living residences throughout the country. Residents can book a flight to California or Oregon (among others states) and stay in one of Sunshine’s guest suites for up to seven days. During their guest stay, residents are welcome to the host community’s resident-only amenities, including social activities, meals, and complimentary transportation around town. To learn more about the Travel Program, use the link above to make an inquiry. 

    The Continental is pet-friendly for cats and dogs that comply with their animal policy. Additionally, the community is smoke-free to encourage healthy habits among their residents. Smoking is not allowed in the common areas or in the apartments without exception. 

    Residents are welcome to move out at any time after they move in, thanks to the Continental’s convenient month-to-month leases. Instead of signing a contract that locks the resident into a set lease term, residents sign a month-to-month agreement. If a person no longer wishes to live at the Continental, they are welcome to do so without facing any fines, fees, or other consequences that commonly follow ending a set lease term early. 

    The community’s staff are on-site twenty-four hours a day, providing assistance whenever residents need it. By providing around-the-clock peace of mind, the community’s staff encourage residents to enjoy independence, knowing help is only a few seconds away any time, day or night. Staff members provide weekly housekeeping services to give residents more time to do activities they enjoy, and on-call maintenance professionals are available to assist with apartment repairs. 

    Staying active is an important part of healthy living. The Continental encourages residents to socialize, explore their hobbies, and stay physically fit through a wide variety of wellness and recreational programs. Residents may attend a group exercise session in the fitness center, a Tai Chi class, or walking club to stay active with friends, then enjoy bingo, dominos, or a movie night in the common areas. Non-denominational church services are open to residents every Sunday, as well as Bible Study sessions every Saturday. 

    To learn more about the Continental, their convenient location, or their long-term care services, use the link above to make an inquiry. Additionally, families can schedule a tour to see the community in-person, giving them a closer look at what it means to be a resident at the Continental. During the tour, prospective residents can ask about the community’s amenities, services, and apartments, giving them the information they need to make a decision about long-term care. The staff is happy to discuss their person-centered approach to care, their Easy Move Program, and their activities calendar to help guests better understand life at the Continental. 

    For more information, read the frequently asked questions (FAQ) below. 

    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

    Q: What on-site services does the Continental offer?

    The Continental has a handful of on-site service providers that offer resources to help residents live their lives to the fullest without having to leave campus. An on-campus hair salon makes it easy for residents to get a trim or try a new hairstyle, while the library is an exceptional resource for residents who want to enjoy quiet reading time. The on-site gym lets residents access premium fitness equipment, and the computer center is the perfect place for residents to find information online. To learn more about the Continental’s on-site services and service providers, use the link above to make an inquiry. 

    Q: Does the Continental offer on-campus meals?

    Yes! Although the Continental’s apartments are complete with kitchens, full-size refrigerators, and cooking appliances, residents are welcome to enjoy around-the-clock dining as part of the Continental’s 24/7 Dining Experience. Professionally-trained kitchen staff prepares gourmet meals for residents to enjoy any time of the day or night, eliminating meal-time stress. Instead of fretting over scheduled breakfasts, lunches, and dinners, residents enjoy meals whenever they please, whether it be early in the morning, in the afternoon, or late at night. 

    If an individual needs ingredient substitutions to accommodate special dietary needs, the kitchen staff are happy to prepare alternatives as necessary. To learn more about dining at the Continental, use the link above to make an inquiry.

    Q: What is the move-in process like for individuals transitioning from in-home care to senior living at the Continental?

    The Continental understand moving can be a challenging process for people transitioning from in-home care to senior living. To help with the transition, the community offers a variety of resources to help families make the process as worry-free as possible. Their staff members work with residents to help them make informed real estate decisions, hire reputable moving professionals, and secure veteran assistance. To learn more about the Easy-Move Program, use the link above to make an inquiry. 

    From The Owner

    Turn the page and start a new chapter at The Continental! Our active senior community is all-inclusive living at its best. Located in beautiful South Austin, we are close to plenty of great shopping, restaurants, hospitals, and the Austin International Airport. Choose from 6 different spacious floor plans, all well-appointed with washer and dryer, full kitchens with top-grade appliances (large refrigerator, stove, and dishwasher), and roomy patios to soak up the heavenly Texas sunrises. Covered parking is available. Rents start at just $2,095.Choose Your Own Rent! Affordable Senior Living Options Starting at $2,095 Keep Reading

    Contact Information

    Community Website

    (512) 872-5523

    4604 S Lamar Boulevard, Austin, TX, 78745

    Rankings & Reviews

    FamilyAssets Reviews for The Continental

    We have 5 review(s) for this provider.

    Jo Fredrick

    10 Jan 2019

    [The Continental is] bright positive, organized, affordable

    10 Jan 2019

    When the hurricane hit our staff did an excellent job of making us feel safe. After seeing that I have complete confidence in the staff here.

    10 Jan 2019

    The staff did an excellent job when the hurricane hit. Im very proud of our staff, Everett is a great leader and it shows.

    10 Jan 2019

    The staff here is capable of handling any situation that may arise, I feel safe and confident in the staff no matter what comes up.

    Janet Goldsmith

    10 Jan 2019

    have not met one person who does not have a smile n there face

    FamilyAssets Score

    Feb 1, 2019

    FamilyAssets looked at 775 reviews and calculated that The Continental has a weighted rating of 4.796 which makes it the #1 ranked community within 25 miles of Austin, Texas.

    Compare The Continental to Nearby Facilities

    The Continental is ranked 1 out of 42 total senior living communities in the city of Austin, 1 out of 64 communities within 20 mile radius and 29 out of 854 communities within the state of Texas.

    1st out of 42
    Austin Senior Living
    Top 2% of 42 senior living communities in Austin
    1st out of 64
    Senior Living within 25 miles
    Top 2% of 64 senior living communities within 25 miles
    29th out of 854
    Texas Senior Living
    Top 3% of 854 senior living communities in Texas

    Reviews for The Continental From Around The Web

    We pull review data from around the web and calculate a review weighted score that takes into account number of reviews, when the reviews were left and the overall score of the reviews. The review data we have for The Continental comes from:

    4.20 average score on Caring.com ® from 17 total reviews

    4.60 average score on other platforms from 758 total reviews

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