The Lifestyle for you—or your loved one.

The Delaney at Lake Waco will be the choice in the McLennan County area for retirees seeking complete freedom to be as independent as they want to be in a casual atmosphere that feels like a well-appointed home. In addition to residential apartments for independent living, Hamlets at The Delaney will offer families a reliable choice for loved ones in need of supportive assistance with the activities of daily living or enhanced memory support for Alzheimer’s and other dementias.


Right where you want to be.

Just minutes from I-35 and Baylor University, The Delaney at Lake Waco is under construction near the intersection of Highway 6 and Fish Pond Road near Ridgewood Country Club. Its location is very convenient for those in the surrounding area, including West, Bellmead, Gholson, Woodway, Hewitt, Temple, and McGregor. Fort Hood is a brief 45-minute drive, as well.

For your health and well-being, the community is convenient to Provident Hospital, the leading hospital in the area, as well as Scott & White Clinic and Baylor Scott & White Hillcrest Medical Center.

Lake Waco offers various types of recreation from boating and fishing on the lake to places for nature lovers to explore, including birding areas and miles of biking and walking trails. The greater Waco area offers a wide variety of activities for residents and families to see and do – from the Dr. Pepper Museum to the Cameron Park Zoo, the Waco Downtown Farmer’s Market, and the Waco Hippodrome Theater. For shopping enthusiasts, Richland Mall and Central Texas Marketplace are practically next door. For residents interested in continuing education, the state’s oldest institution of higher learning, Baylor University, is right in the heart of Waco.

Development Team

LCS Development™

LCS Development, An LCS® Company, is developing The Delaney at Lake Waco. LCS Development is a full-service developer of senior living communities, from Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC) through assisted living and skilled nursing. LCS Development specializes in master planning and development of new communities, and expansion and renovation of existing communities. Since 1971, LCS Development has served owners and sponsors with a tailored approach and a depth of in-house resources and expertise. For more information, visit lcsdevelopmentLCS.com.

Life Care Services®

Life Care Services Management Team

The Delaney at Georgetown Village and on-site supportive and enhanced care Hamlets at The Delaney will be managed by Life Care Services, An LCS® Company. Life Care Services, established in 1971 and based in Des Moines, Iowa, is a leading manager of senior living communities. Life Care Services provides high-quality senior lifestyle products and services, including management, operations, marketing and sales, and strategic planning for Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC) and rental independent living, assisted living, and memory care communities nationwide. For more information, visit lifecareservicesLCS.com.

Our Staff

Get to know the talented individuals that help make our community great.

Ken Wahnschaffe

Ken Wahnschaffe

Executive Director

Ken brings management expertise spanning more than 20 years to the job, specializing in operations, customer service and start-up operations serving seniors of independent living, assisted living and memory support. He is responsible for the community's day-to-day operations.

Ashley Vanderburg

Ashley Vanderburg

Director of Marketing and Sales

Ashley joins the team with over a decade of experience in healthcare and, most recently, a focus specific to helping the senior population. She is responsible for the community's marketing and sales initiatives.

Mary Jane Voltin

Mary Jane Voltin

Community Relations Counselor

Mary Jane Voltin brings over four years of experience in the field of senior living and a wealth of knowledge and passion to the community. She will be responsible for discussing the community's residential offerings and lifestyle services to professionals and community resources in the area.


Frequently Asked Questions—answered.

What is The Delaney at Lake Waco?

The Delaney at Lake Waco is currently under construction and scheduled to open Summer 2017. When complete, The Delaney at Lake Waco will showcase 80 private apartment residences designed for those seeking an independent, Carefree Lifestyle. In addition, the community features Hamlets at The Delaney, neighborhoods comprised of 59 residences for those who need assistance with the activities of daily living as well as 28 studio suites and 4 semi-private suites for residents with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias who would benefit from specialized memory care programming.

Where will it be located?

The Delaney at Lake Waco will be located at 2121 W. Highway 6 near Fish Pond Road and Ridgewood Country Club. Easily accessible from I-35, The Delaney at Lake Waco is immediately adjacent to Lake Waco and Midway Park.

When will it open?

The Delaney at Lake Waco and Hamlets at The Delaney will open for occupancy in the summer of 2017.

Who is building The Delaney?

White Construction Company is the builder. Licensed in 18 states and headquartered in Austin, Texas and Ridgeland, Mississippi, White Construction has specialized in commercial construction for many industries including senior living since 1971.

What do you mean by Carefree Lifestyle at The Delaney at Lake Waco?

Often termed independent living, the Carefree Lifestyle at The Delaney at Lake Waco offers individuals a private residential apartment with none of the upkeep associated with owning a home. Residents enjoy maintenance-free living with bi-monthly housekeeping and complete apartment maintenance and grounds-keeping services, access to restaurant-style dining, transportation, and more. In addition, a calendar of recreational, social, and educational events is available.

How do you define the Supportive Lifestyle at Hamlets at The Delaney?

The assisted living neighborhood within Hamlets at The Delaney offers access to a Supportive Lifestyle that includes assistance with the activities of daily living so residents can remain more independent. In addition to housekeeping, maintenance, event planning, and access to scheduled transportation, they receive a helping hand with grooming, dressing, and medication management, plus three nutritious meals and snacks daily.

How do you define the Enhanced Lifestyle offered at Hamlets at The Delaney?

The memory care neighborhoods within Hamlets at The Delaney offer individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia an Enhanced Lifestyle with the dignity, respect, and fulfillment residents deserve and families want for them. Rather than focusing on what is lost, our nationally recognized Heartfelt Connections™ Memory Care Program celebrates each individual’s remaining abilities every day.

What if I have additional questions?

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