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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...]

Healthy Meals for Seniors Part 3: Dinner

When selecting your supper you have to tow the balance of finding a dinner that will keep you satisfied the rest of the night without making you feel too full before bed. Here are some of our favorite picks for dinner meals for seniors. Potato soup Potato soup is the perfect meal when you want something light and comforting. This meal is also one that doesn’t take too long to make, averaging … [Read more...]

Healthy Meals For Seniors Part 2: Lunch Ideas

What you eat for lunch can make the difference between needing a midday nap or having a fun and active afternoon with other members of your community. Healthy foods are important to fuel your body and energize your day. Here are some ideas for a delicious and healthy lunch.       Turkey and Kale White Bean Stew This meal is a great option for a healthy filling lunch. … [Read more...]

Healthy Meals For Seniors Part 1: Breakfast Ideas

Healthy breakfast ideas are important at any age, but as a senior, it’s even more important to eat healthy. You're more likely to find yourself battling conditions like heart disease, adult onset diabetes, and macular degeneration. These reasons are precisely why Morningside Ministries is always promoting a healthy life to nourish your body and nourish your soul. In additional to nutritional … [Read more...]

Morningside Ministries to Participate in 2017 Big Give SA

Morningside Ministries opened as a non-profit organization in 1961, making us the area’s oldest and largest not for profit, faith-based organization supporting senior care. With multiple locations throughout San Antonio and in the Texas Hill Country, our residents enjoy the benefits of Assisted Living and Independent living in gracious communities that are focused on providing services that meet … [Read more...]

Morningside Ministries Vice President of Corporate Training Recognized as “Leader in Senior Healthcare”

Maria Wellisch, RN, LNFA, vice president of corporate and community education at Morningside Ministries Senior Living Communities, was named a “Leader in Senior Healthcare” by The Patient Institute, a non-profit organization based in San Antonio that provides healthcare education and resources to South Texas patients, families, caregivers and healthcare professionals. Wellisch was formally … [Read more...]