A History to Build On
In 1953, we opened the Dallas Home for Jewish Aged on the Golden Acres campus in east Dallas to serve a growing need. Under expert guidance and generous support from the community, it quickly became a nationally recognized leader in the field of aging for seniors of all faiths.
We’ve been providing innovative care, communities and services for seniors in Greater Dallas ever since.
The Dallas Home for Jewish Aged on the Golden Acres campus was established to serve Jewish seniors and their families, but welcomed seniors of all faiths.
- 1990 – 2000
Senior care slowly shifts from reactive care to proactive wellness, and a new interest in independent living and memory care emerges. Golden Acres – a facility focused on and limited to skilled nursing – starts to become misaligned with the changing needs and desires of seniors.
New CEO and the board of directors create a strategic plan to establish a retirement community that would ensure a higher level of quality comprehensive care by establishing The Legacy Senior Communities as a parent company.
The Legacy Senior Communities sells Golden Acres, transitioning the Dallas Home for Jewish Aged to a new location in the heart of North Dallas, The Legacy Preston Hollow. This provides a convenient campus offering assisted living and skilled nursing.
The Legacy Willow Bend, a Life Care continuing care retirement community in Plano, opens to expand service options by offering the full continuum of care with the most modern approaches to senior living all on one campus.
The Legacy at Home, a not-for-profit Medicare-certified home health care provider, is created to give The Legacy Senior Communities the opportunity to deliver community-based services and care for people in their homes, as well as in senior retirement communities.
- January, 2014
Purchased 10-acre parcel of land in North Dallas on Manderville Lane between Meadow Road and Royal Lane just east of US Highway 75 for the development of The Legacy Midtown Park, a Jewish-sponsored rental continuing care retirement community.
- April, 2014
Sold ECHAD HUD section 202 apartments. Proceeds go towards the development of The Legacy Midtown Park, with $1.5 million placed in a restricted fund to provide financial assistance for residents in independent living at The Legacy Midtown Park.
- May, 2015
The Legacy Senior Communities sold The Legacy Preston Hollow. Proceeds from the sale go towards the development of The Legacy Midtown Park.
- June, 2015
The Legacy Senior Communities board of directors approves the development of The Legacy Midtown Park, a not-for-profit Jewish-sponsored rental continuing care retirement community.
Projected opening of The Legacy Midtown Park.