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....

Latest from The Village at Incarnate Word

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