Enjoy Better-for-You Foods Focused on Flavor

Enjoy Better-for-You Foods Focused on Flavor

(Family Features) From salads and snacks to breakfast, lunch and dinner, rounding out a full menu of healthy meals shouldn’t be a chore. In fact, you can still enjoy your favorite flavors and tickle your taste buds with nutritious recipes that capitalize on powerful...
Pets for Better Wellbeing

Pets for Better Wellbeing

(Family Features) Through trying times, pets continue to play a critical role in people’s everyday lives, easing minds and filling hearts. Ninety-two percent of pet owners feel their relationship with their pets helped improve their mental and physical wellbeing over...
6 Ways to Build Lasting Healthy Habits

6 Ways to Build Lasting Healthy Habits

(Family Features) Starting on a path toward healthy habits is often easier than maintaining them long term. This year, you can avoid a major pitfall of healthy resolutions and build healthy habits that stick by working small, positive steps into your daily life. In...
A Leading Cause of Vision Loss is Flying Under the Radar

A Leading Cause of Vision Loss is Flying Under the Radar

(Family Features) The number of Americans 65 years of age and over continues to rise, according to the United States Census Bureau. While many in this demographic are mindful of conditions like osteoporosis, Alzheimer’s disease and diabetes, a leading cause of...
7 Tips for Caring for a Loved One from Afar

7 Tips for Caring for a Loved One from Afar

(Family Features) Caring for a family member or loved one with a serious health condition like Parkinson’s disease (PD) can be a big undertaking and often takes a concerted effort from many family members and friends to provide the best care possible. Even if you’re...
5 Steps for Women to Reduce Their Risk of COPD

5 Steps for Women to Reduce Their Risk of COPD

(Family Features) If you’re a woman who tries to stay healthy, you may exercise several times per week, watch what you eat and get 7-9 hours of sleep each night. But are you listening to your lungs? Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a leading cause...
Travel Destinations for Senior Citizens: Get Up and Go!

Travel Destinations for Senior Citizens: Get Up and Go!

As we age, it becomes more important to stay active both mentally and physically. One great way to do this is by travel! There are many travel destinations that are perfect for senior citizens. In this blog post, we will explore some of the best travel destinations...
How Urinary Symptoms May Lead Men to Avoid Activities

How Urinary Symptoms May Lead Men to Avoid Activities

Provided by Family Features Men with urinary symptoms common with an enlarged prostate, also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH, may anticipate and plan for urgent and frequent bathroom needs and even avoid events and activities they enjoy because of their...
Pumpkins Around Town

Pumpkins Around Town

San Antonio Pumpkin PatchesFall and pumpkins go hand-in-hand. Whether it be for jack-o-lanterns, to paint, or for simple decor, pumpkins are essential when it comes to fall. Just having a few pumpkins around the house can get you in the fall spirit. Here are a few...
Staying Physically and Mentally Fit

Staying Physically and Mentally Fit

Staying healthy is not just about being physically fit, you need to be mentally fit as well. Physical and mental health go hand-in-hand, at any age. And there are so many ways you can do both. Joint-friendly exercises and activities to keep your mind sharp. There are...

The Gift of the Covid-19 Vaccine

By Jill B. Byrd For families with loved ones in assisted living communities, the COVID-19 global health pandemic has taken its toll. The rollout of the highly anticipated vaccine is the gift everyone is waiting for. Fred and Lois Jones have been assisted living...
This is Home: The Choice to End Retirement

This is Home: The Choice to End Retirement

Russ and Millie Woda moved into Franklin Park Independent Living Community at Sonterra in 2016. They never imagined that four years later they would be living safely with their neighbors in the middle of a global health pandemic. But here they are and thriving. The...
Celebrating the Holidays in 2020

Celebrating the Holidays in 2020

A safe way to commemorate the holidays. For many, this holiday season will be celebrated very differently than previous years. A lot of us experienced a really tough year due to COVID-19. And for this reason, we should bring as much holiday cheer into each other’s...

Put Your Best Self Forward on Video Calls

EXPERTS OFFER TIPS ON HOW TO BRING YOUR A-GAME TO THE INTERNET Since the Coronavirus shut down most of the city back in March, many women are having to navigate online video chat programs in order to keep in touch with friends and loved ones, and also to keep their...
Healthy Aging

Healthy Aging

September is one of my favorite months as the weather begins to enjoyable again for outdoor activities and exercise and the trees begin their color changes. Autumn is a lovely time of year. September also has many observance days! Some of the interesting, lesser-known...
6 Senior Scams to Be Aware Of

6 Senior Scams to Be Aware Of

By The Etta at Shavano Park Assisted Living and Memory Care Did you know that billions of dollars are taken away from vulnerable seniors every year due to scams? So, what do these scams include, and what should you look out for as you or your parent become older? In...

Finding a Family Caregiver

Many seniors eventually need some help from others while only a minority of people transition from being fully independent to deceased. When an individual does start to need help, many times a spouse, adult child, or grandchild will step-up as the primary caregiver....

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What’s happening this month? Download the latest edition of The View to hear from our CEO, learn more about the 2019 Champagne and Shamrock Gala and fill your calendar with our upcoming events. The View is a quarterly publication offered in digital format for...
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