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Holiday Check-In: Is It Time to Consider Senior Care?

The holiday season is something that most of us look forward to—spending time with family and friends, savoring good food, reminiscing on old memories, and creating new ones. For many adult children, going home for the holidays means reconnecting with aging parents or other older family members. In some cases, the last time they may […]

Franklin Park Senior Living’s Response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

As news and concerns increase surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Franklin Park Senior Living is striving to keep our residents, employees, family members, and guests up-to-date. NOVEMBER 23, 2020 | Holiday Season & Other News Dear Franklin Park Residents, Friends, & Employees: The health and well-being of Franklin Park residents and employees continue to be our […]

Culture and Community: Discover Senior Living in San Antonio, Texas

With its rich history, deep Mexican influence, and family-friendly activities, it’s no surprise that San Antonio, Texas, is the most visited city in Texas, and one of the top-visited cities in America every year. Among the southwestern charm and deep Hispanic roots, San Antonio offers something for everyone, young and old alike. While family-friendly attractions like […]

Stress-Free Zone: Managing Stress and Anxiety

Everyone experiences stress throughout their lives. Between work, relationships, health, and just about anything else, there are plenty of things in our lives that can cause stress. For most people, occasional stressors are common, and even to be expected. However, when you find yourself constantly stressed or anxious, it can be harmful to your mental […]

Active Seniors Find Now is the Right Time for Independent Living

In 2016, Russ and Millie Woda moved into Franklin Park Sonterra‘s Independent Living Community in San Antonio, Texas. They never imagined that four years later they would be living safely with their neighbors in the middle of a global health pandemic. But they are and they are thriving. The Wodas, now 89 and 87 years of […]

Balancing Care: Are You Experiencing Sandwich Generation Stress?

Raising and caring for children can be hectic. Between helping with homework, transportation to soccer games and dance rehearsals, and meal preparation, it can seem like you hardly have time for yourself. Now imagine caring for an aging parent, as well. On top of homework, soccer, and meals, you also have transportation to doctor appointments, […]

Working Into Retirement? Consider the Benefits of Independent Living

Now more than ever, Americans are delaying—or working into—retirement. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, adults past the traditional retirement age of 60-70 will soon be the fastest-growing segment of the workforce. Whether these adults choose to continue their long-time career or start over with something new after retirement, it’s clear that people are continuing […]

Stress Management and Preventing Chronic Disease

Everyone experiences moments of stress. Whether it’s work, money, or relationships, our lives are full of factors that can cause stress. While it can be inconvenient or annoying, it can also be bad for your short and long-term health. In addition to eating well, exercising regularly, and avoiding tobacco, managing stress is one of the […]