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Music Makers Program Establishes a Harmonious Relationship Between Seniors and Toddlers

If you’re ever visiting The Manor on a day when the Music Makers activity is taking place, you’ll find yourself smiling from ear to ear seeing the uncommon pairing of toddlers and seniors interacting with each other before your very eyes. A concept introduced by mothers Kendra Lovelady and Emily Powell, the Music Makers activity gives Morningside residents residing in assisted living and … [Read more...]

Morningside and ARTS San Antonio Host “Art is Ageless” Resident Art Show

Seventy eye-catching paintings created by residents of Morningside Ministries were on display during the “Art is Ageless” Resident Art Show on Wednesday, September 12. Now in its second year, the event celebrates resident artists and the artworks they have created under the ARTS San Antonio’s ARTSTEACH program. The ARTSTEACH program provides a broad range of participatory arts activities to … [Read more...]

Chelsea Casanova named Executive Director of Morningside Ministries at Menger Springs

We are pleased to share that Chelsea Casanova has been named Executive Director of Morningside Ministries at Menger Springs in Boerne, Texas. Chelsea’s experience with team building, staff retention and hospitality matches well with Morningside's renewed focus on positive experiences for residents, staff and family members. A licensed long term care administrator, Chelsea most recently served … [Read more...]

Meadows resident publishes non-fictional book honoring her grandmother

Retired minister Glee Miller found a way to combine her love for history and storytelling by writing “The Moss Rose Antique Shop: Memories of Southern Grace,” a captivating book honoring the life and memory of her grandmother. The 73-page book tells the story of Johnnie Mae Peel, a strong Southern woman from Holly Springs, Mississippi, with whom Glee spent many summers as a young girl. Glee … [Read more...]

February 28: Founder’s Day 5-Cent Cup of Coffee Fundraiser at De Wese’s Tip Top Cafe

Mark your calendars! On Wednesday, February 28, De Wese's Tip Top Cafe on Fredericksburg Road in San Antonio will celebrate its 80th Anniversary on Founder's Day with a very special, one-day-only price rollback: all cups of coffee with meal purchase will be just 5 cents, including 5-cent refills! For every 5-cent cup of coffee sold, Tip Top Cafe will donate $2 to the Morningside Ministries … [Read more...]

Tips to Help You Stay Mentally Sharp As You Age

One of the hardest things about getting older is the loss of your memory, from losing your keys to full-blown dementia or Alzheimer's. While more serious memory loss conditions require medical attention, it’s essential for you to implement practices and habits that keep your brain active. Here are a few ways to do just that. Brain Exercises Just as more people have hit the gym in recent … [Read more...]

Celebrating National Law Enforcement Day at Cibolo

  Cibolo Residents Celebrate Local Police Officers The Cibolo House Assisted Living community in Boerne, Texas welcomed members of the Boerne Police Department on January 9 in celebration of National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. More than 10 police officers visited with residents in the community dining room while enjoying bottomless cups of coffee and delicious pastries. A … [Read more...]

5 Tips to Enjoy Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities are excellent for independent seniors who may be living alone or far away from family. Assisted living allows you to keep your independence while being in a place where you are supported and helped with things that have become difficult for you such as cooking or housework. When you decide to move out of your home and into an assisted living community, it can be a hard … [Read more...]

Senior-Centric Healthy Cooking Demo With Chef John Brand

Clover Health Hosts Senior-Centric Healthy Cooking Demo at Chandler Estate The second-floor activity room at Chandler Mansion in Morningside Ministries at Chandler Estate transformed into a fully functioning demo kitchen on November 30 as the Clover Care Tour 2017 stopped by the community to promote the benefits of healthy eating. Every year, representatives from Clover Health – a startup that … [Read more...]