Summer is full of warm weather and outdoor activities, and San Antonio offers endless opportunities to spend time outside and have fun with family and friends. However, because of this additional time spent in the sun, summertime can pose certain dangers and health risks to older adults, primarily their eye health and skin health.
As of May 3, 2021, over 100 million Americans, about 31% of the adult population, have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The COVID-19 vaccine is a massive feat in science, technology, and logistics and has brought a collective sigh of relief to everyone who has been impacted and distant from family and friends for the […]
Impacting over 6 million American families, Alzheimer’s disease is a common and emotional diagnosis. And like many emotional experiences, it’s one of those things that people think only happens to other families, not theirs.
Senior living communities are among the best places for older adults of all levels of independence and abilities to be—offering professional care, daily stimulation, nourishing dining, and more.
Pictures and photography have a powerful meaning in our lives. Whether it’s a grainy black and white Polaroid of a passed-on family story, a poignant professional shot of an occurrence across the world, or an amateur cell phone image of a baby’s first haircut—photos allow us to stop time, relive a moment, and evoke specific […]
Mother’s Day is a special holiday that makes the most important women in our lives feel loved, valued, and appreciated. In 2020, Mother’s Day was at the height of quarantine and lockdown measures, limiting many families from celebrating the way they intended. This year, even though we appear to be nearing the light at the […]
Everyone experiences feelings of anxiety occasionally. In fact, some anxiety can even help alert our bodies that something is wrong or we’re in danger. However, in today’s society, anxiety has become less of a warning sign and more of a debilitating condition that weighs on you every time you turn on the TV or leave […]
Even though the senior population is steadily increasing, only a small portion of this growing demographic lives in senior living communities and other institutions. “In the U.S., 27% of adults ages 60 and older live alone (pewresearch.org).”
When a family member receives a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, it can be emotional. You may feel in over your head, wondering if they will need professional care and support, and, if they do, how will you pay for it? In many cases, the need for a memory care community is not something […]
Many people don’t like moving, or—to better phrase it—just about everyone doesn’t like moving. It’s an overwhelming and intimidating process, full of things that most people dislike: organizing, cleaning, packing, unpacking, and change. Moving can be even more intimidating when you’re moving out of a beloved home and into somewhere new and unknown, like an […]