Blue Skies of Texas Awarded America’s Best Continuing Care Retirement Communities 2024

Secures #1 Ranking in San Antonio, #3 in Texas, #14 in the United States

Blue Skies of Texas, formerly called Air Force Village, has secured a top spot on Newsweek’s list of America‘s Best Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC) 2024; #1 in San Antonio, #3 in Texas, and #14 in the United States. This prestigious award is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The awards list can currently be viewed on Newsweek’s website. In addition, Blue Skies of Texas is the only community in the state of Texas, and the only CCRC in San Antonio, to be accredited by the distinguished Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).

Newsweek’s rigorous evaluation process considered various factors, including resident satisfaction, quality of healthcare services, amenities, national accreditations, and overall community excellence. Blue Skies of Texas stood out among its peers, showcasing a commitment to providing exceptional care and a vibrant, fulfilling lifestyle for its residents.

“We’re proud to be recognized by Newsweek as one of the top CCRCs in the United States; the only CCRC in San Antonio to make their top 250 list. This recognition attests to the dedication of our wonderful staff and reinforces how everyone works to make Blue Skies of Texas a truly special place,” said Lt Gen (Ret) Darrell Jones, President and CEO of Blue Skies of Texas.

As the top-ranking CCRC in San Antonio, Blue Skies of Texas continues to set the standard for excellence in senior living and looks forward to building on its success in the years to come.

CCRCs are communities offering a wide range of retirement living and the full spectrum of care in Independent Living, Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing Care, and Memory Care. This allows residents to access higher-level care when their medical needs progress. To provide people looking for guidance on CCRCs with a comprehensive resource for informed decision-making, Statista and Newsweek have partnered for the first time to award America’s Best Continuing Care Retirement Communities 2024.

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About Blue Skies of Texas:

Blue Skies of Texas, formerly Air Force Village, is a senior living community open to military of all ranks and services as well as civilians with no military connection. Started over 50 years ago as a retirement community for widows and widowers of commissioned Air Force officers, Blue Skies of Texas has evolved into the premier Life Plan Community (or Continuing Care Retirement Community) in San Antonio. In addition to over 750 independent living residences across two campuses, Blue Skies offers the full continuum of on-site healthcare, including Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing, Rehabilitation, Hospice, and Memory Care. Blue Skies is a vibrant community with over 70 resident-run clubs as well as countless amenities and activities to enrich and energize residents’ lives. Blue Skies of Texas is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, as is the charitable arm, the Air Force Villages Charitable Foundation. For more information, please visit the website at

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Sarah Manzke, Blue Skies of Texas