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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...]

Three Volunteer Worship Leaders Recognized For Their Years of Service

Three volunteer worship leaders were recently honored for their years of service at Morningside Ministries at The Manor. Together, Laine Lee, Mary Schoff, and Marian Reeves have significantly enhanced the worship services of residents for many years. Laine Lee is an accomplished trombonist and vocalist whose mother resided at Kaulbach Assisted Living and The Manor until her death 5 years ago. … [Read more...]

In the News: Xenex Germ-Zapping Robots at Morningside Ministries

Morningside Ministries' use of the Xenex germ-zapping robots was highlighted in a recent story by Texas Public Radio. In 2014, Morningside Ministries at the Manor became the first skilled nursing facility in Texas and only the second in the nation to add the germ-zapping robot to its infection control practices. The effects against rebound infections were so significant that it was soon decided … [Read more...]

Welcome Patrick Crump, President and CEO of Morningside Ministries!

Morningside Ministries is pleased to welcome Patrick Crump, President & CEO of Morningside Ministries. In his new role, Mr. Crump will oversee the operations of Morningside Ministries’ three senior living campuses which offer retirement and assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing and rehabilitation services in San Antonio and Boerne. Mr. Crump joins Morningside Ministries with 20 … [Read more...]

Healthy Physical and Mental Exercises for Seniors

As we grow older, physical and mental exercise are important to keep our bodies functioning well. For everyone from teenagers to seniors, keeping your mind and body sharp will lead to an improved quality of life. Whether you’re new to fitness or regularly exercise, the following exercises are easy for anyone to learn! Physical Exercise When planning your physical exercise, they can be divided … [Read more...]

Morningside Ministries Receives Bronze-Level Award During the 2016 Healthy Workplace Recognition Program

Morningside Ministries received bronze-level recognition during the 2016 Healthy Workplace Recognition Program, an initiative of the San Antonio Business Group on Health (SABGH) and the Mayor’s Fitness Council. The Healthy Workplace Recognition Program was created in 2010 to recognize local employers for their worksite wellness efforts. Bronze, silver, gold and platinum level recognitions are … [Read more...]