Buckner Westminster Place

By / Posted on July 21st, 2011

Longview, TX

Operating: 2
In Development: 0
Square Feet per Home: 7200

Description
Buckner Retirement Services continues to lead Texas long-term care providers by implementing this new resident-centered model.  The Holly House and The Hawthorne House at Buckner Westminster Place in Longview are the first Green House homes in East Texas.

Project News
“Green Houses Turn a New Leaf in Nursing Home Care,” by Bob Moos (bmoos@dallasnews.com) / The Dallas Morning News, Tuesday, February 3, 2009. wfaa.com/sharedcontent/dws/bus/stories/020309dnbusgreenhouses.3e01693.html

“Our Green Houses are the best thing we’ve ever done,” said Pearl Merritt, president of Buckner Retirement Services, a nonprofit agency that traces its roots to the mid-19th century. “They have exceeded our expectations in every respect.”

For more information about Buckner Westminster Place, visit www.bucknerretirement.org/longview.

Sponsoring Organization History
Buckner International was originally founded in Dallas in 1879 as Buckner Orphan’s Home to meet the needs of widows and orphans who were destitute, and was the first orphanage west of the Mississippi River. Buckner’s commitment to quality care with a Christian mission has endured the test of time and touched many lives. Today, BRS has 500 employees serving five retirement communities throughout Texas, with a total of 900 senior residents in independent living, assisted living, Alzheimer’s care, and skilled nursing homes.

Sponsoring Organization Mission
At Buckner Westminster Place, a long tradition of providing superior choices and exceptional amenities meets a bold new initiative in senior living, as we become one of the first communities in Texas to offer the revolutionary Green House program … a whole new way to look at what retirement living can be.

Contact
Buckner Westminster Place
2201 Horseshoe Lane
Longview, TX 75605