The Craig Senior Living


The right combination of style, safety and freedom. Search no further - you'll find all this, and more, at The Craig. This forty acre campus is located near the hub of Amarillo's medical community, and houses over 350 residents. The Craig offers advanced amenities, unmatched services and a rich variety of cultural and social activities - everything you need for celebrating your retirement. The Craig's unique features include independent living in cottages and apartments, assisted living, long term skilled nursing, and an Alzheimer's specialty care community. The Craig is a continuing care retirement community, meaning you'll be able to remain close to your family and friends in familiar surroundings should your health needs change. Innovative approaches to give you the best care possible. The Craig is focused on improving the lives of seniors. Our innovative approaches and top-of-the-line amenities are just a few of the reasons why seniors like you are choosing The Craig. Our residents are our number one priority, so you can be sure you'll be receiving not only the best care, but the best care that's tailored - just for you. Opened in August 1997, this $35 million campus is located on 40 acres in the northwest area of Amarillo. At the time it was built, the Craig Senior Living was the largest construction project in Amarillo, Texas, in the 1990's. This continuing care community includes 60 nursing beds, a 30 bed specialized Alzheimer's Care Center, 40 assisted living apartments, 108 independent living apartments, 65 independent cottage homes and 16 new state-of-the-art rehabilitation suites. INDEPENDENT LIVING at its best! At The Craig, an entire staff is ready and waiting to serve you. Our cottage homes and apartment homes are hassle-free and full of top-notch services. You can live independently without worrying about tasks like yard work or home maintenance. We take care of the work so that you have more time to enjoy a full life. Independent living residents love the inspiring atmosphere that's offered at The Craig. With a strong focus on wellness, The Craig promotes a positive and balanced life, good health, fitness, and proactive personal choices. Our life enhancing program and social opportunities are known for giving seniors a new perspective on life. Services and Amenities Include: Utilities Meal Services Weekly housekeeping Pastoral Care Social Services Wellness Program Convenient over-the-counter medicine & gift shop Onsite full service bank Beauty Shop Planned recreational activities 24-Hour Security/Emergency Call System Scheduled Local Transportation to and from Doctors Appointments Interior and exterior maintenance Priority Access to The Craig Campus Continuum of Care ASSISTED LIVING - Assistance when you need it. Assisted Living at The Craig means receiving assistance while retaining your independence. Our compassionate staff is ready to assist you with the activities of daily life, so that you can spend more time doing the things you love. Our professional staff provides 24-hour security, emergency response and peace of mind for both residents and their families. Individualized assistance can be customized by level of assistance required. Services included for Level I: Three Meals per day Weekly Housekeeping, Linen change 24-hour Nursing Supervision Activities and Social Events Basic Utilities Cable Television Scheduled Transportation Monitoring of Health Status Weekly physician visit Special Diets, as needed Scheduled Night Checks, as needed Services included for Level II: All Level I services, plus: Medication Management Bathing Assistance, Three Times/wk Daily Dressing and Grooming Assistance Assistance to and from Dining Room Twice Weekly Housekeeping Daily Bed Making and Trash Removal One Person Transfer Assistance Occasional Nursing Treatments SKILLED NURSING - Personalized care is our commitment to you. For more than four decades, The Craig has delivered a consistent high quality of care to senior citizens in the Amarillo area. The Craig's caring spirit and deep commitment to those who once cared for us creates an environment of family and belonging. Our residents and their families appreciate the careful planning that goes into the care of each individual. Whether it is a special diet or a special activity, the needs of each individual are evaluated and addressed. Our Care Plan Team considers quality of life issues that combine both medical and social needs. It is our deep respect for the individual that underscores our commitment to provide you personalized care to achieve the highest quality of life possible. Designed for better living The Windflower Skilled Nursing Care Center at The Craig was designed to break from past traditions of nursing care. Gone is the institutional feel and look. Instead, you'll find a vaulted dining room, and spacious common areas filled with comfy furniture to keep you cozy and relaxed. It's the perfect place to chat with friends and family, or to curl up with your favorite book. With a variety of daily and weekly activities, it's nearly impossible to be bored! Windflower Skilled Nursing services include: A lifestyle centered on engaging with others Freedom from the restraints of an institutional schedule Wide range of daily and weekly social activities Assistance with daily activities High levels of clinical care at all times Housekeeping Personal laundry Bed and bath linens Scheduled medical transportation REHABILITATION CARE - Recover and return home. Windflower at The Craig provides rehabilitative services to help you recover from medical treatments and other physical conditions - and return home. In addition to high quality nursing care, all rehabilitative patients receive an accomodating room. Throughout your rehabilitative process, you'll receive loving care and a commitment to putting your recovery first. A team that helps you recover Southwest Therapy Associates' therapists are highly trained in their specific disciplines and offer a multitude of evidence based practice techniques. Each member of the therapy team will perform a personalized evaluation to establish your individual plan of care. Through a collaborative effort of our medical teams, we emphasize the healing of mind, body, and spirit to assist you with returning to your active lifestyle. We are poised and ready to serve your rehabilitation needs - whether they are physical, occupational, or speech therapy needs. State-of-the-art rehabilitation Our rehabilitation therapy provides the most up-to-date equipment available to help you regain strength and ability. A customized plan also provides for patients' therapy needs and promotes a more efficient return to health and improved mobility. A fully equipped kitchen, bedroom and bathroom allow patients to practice the skills required for independent living, thus ensuring that when they return home, they're ready to live independently again. While staying in Windflower at The Craig for rehabilitation, you can expect the same services and amenities provided to all residents: Around-the-clock certified nursing staff, including RNs seven days a week A medical director who makes weekly rounds Geriatric pharmacy consultation Family-like surroundings Daily housekeeping Personal laundry service Bed and bath linens provided Three hot, delicious meals daily Therapeutic diets as needed All utilities, including basic cable TV Planned program of activities Registered dietician and social worker Courtesy beverage service daily Medical transportation (accompanied by a Certified Nurse Aide for an additional fee) Other services available for a nominal charge: Beauty/barber shop services Guest apartment for overnight family visits (with reservations) Guest meals AMENITIES AVAILABLE ON CAMPUS: Secure, gated campus On-site full service bank Outdoor walking trails Beauty/barber shop Pharmacy/medical supplies Catering services Country store Chapel Massage therapy Library Fitness center Private formal dining room Enjoy a home of your own at The Craig!


5500 West 9th Avenue
Amarillo, Texas 79106

5500 West 9th Avenue
Amarillo, Texas 79106
On West 9th, near Bell Street and Amarillo Blvd.

Fax: 806-467-7493

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2 Reviews
Robert G. Gonzales

This is the nicest retirement place ever!

February 2015

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robert toler
Amarillo, Texas

Very good and very informative website and video.

October 2012

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