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Stay Connected & Stay Safe on Social Media

Seniors and older adults are the fastest-growing age demographic on Facebook—with 46% of Americans over 65 on the site. Social media can be a great way to keep in touch with family, reconnect with old friends, and be entertained with videos, recipes, and articles. There are also stimulating games like Words with Friends and chess that […]

3 Steps to Help Your Loved One Avoid Scams

Unfortunately, many scams specifically target older adults, and often, adult children are the ones left to recognize, evaluate, and determine what happened. Franklin Park® Senior Living has luxury senior living communities throughout San Antonio, Texas, and understands the issues that scams can raise. We aim to educate our residents about how to prevent possible scams […]

The Impact of Technology on Senior Living

Advancements in technology happen so quickly that it can be hard to keep up with at times. Franklin Park® Senior Living knows that seniors love to adapt and learn, so we want to share a few of the impacts that advancing technology has created for older adults. Convenience Although it may not be the most impressive […]

Traveling with a Senior in the Family

Exploration is a natural instinct that many adults crave. Just because you have an older loved one residing in independent senior living, it does not mean they have given up their thirst for adventure! In fact, the senior population is traveling now more than ever! This means that planning a family trip should include the whole family, […]

Internet & Social Media Safety Tips for Seniors

Has your older loved one recently gotten more involved with online social media? It can be a great thing that they have been showing more interest in the internet as it can help Mom or Dad improve their social life and build a sense of community. Unfortunately, there is a downside. If your parent is […]