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Learning to Care for Those Who Cared for Us

Visiting a nursing home to deliver Christmas cheer along with some fruit and warm socks to those who did not often get visitors was an annual tradition in our family. My four adolescent daughters didn’t always find it so rewarding.  Instead, they complained that it smelled funny, or that the elders’ attempt to touch their young, fresh faces made them uncomfortable. Many of the residents … [Read more...]

CEO Honored with Distinguished Service Award by the Patient Institute

Alvin Loewenberg: A Hero in Healthcare Seen above (from left to right): Sandra Scott, David Loewenberg, Alvin Loewenberg, Joan Dixon, Maria Wellisch, Jack Rodgers Morningside Ministries President and Chief Executive Officer, Alvin Loewenberg, is this year’s recipient of the Distinguished Service Award established by the Patient Institute. The award honors commitment and contributions … [Read more...]

Morningside Ministries to receive LeadingAge Texas Website of the Year

Our Virtual Frontier... Morningside Ministries is honored to receive this award for Website of the Year. We are very flattered that an organization such as LeadingAge Texas would recognize our company for this prestigious accolade. Also, thank you to our web audiences who review these pages daily. We truly appreciate your support, feedback and continual engagement. The goal of our website is … [Read more...]

Valentines Day at Morningside Ministries

Love is in the Air for Seniors at Morningside Ministries Happy Valentines Day from the residents and staff at Morningside Ministries! The Meadows Independent Living celebrated the lover's holiday on February 14th and enjoyed tasty snacks, refreshments and some really great entertainment! Our Valentines Party at The Manor took place on February 14th, 2013 at 6pm in our activities room. … [Read more...]

CEO Alvin Loewenberg on KLUP – Senior Resource Radio

Alvin Loewenberg Visits Senior Resource Radio  President and CEO Alvin Loewenberg made an appearence on KLUP Senior Resource Radio on February 3rd, 2013 as a part of his continuing efforts to address growing healthcare concerns. He discussed issues that impact older adults and what the future may hold for them under new Health Care Reform. The entire podcast was broken down into four … [Read more...]

3rd Annual Elizabeth McGown Caregiver Legacy Award Ceremony

Elizabeth McGown Caregiver Legacy Award In recognition for exceptional care and for making a positive difference in the lives of older adults, mmLearn.org, a program of Morningside Ministries will honor Stephanie Zierdt, CNA at the third annual Elizabeth McGown Training Institute Caregiver Legacy Award Ceremony. The ceremony, which took place at Morningside Ministries at Menger Springs, … [Read more...]

Texercise Texas Style Celebrates Everyday Wellness for Seniors

Morningside Ministries in collaboration with the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (T.D.A.D.S.) and The Medical Team, hosted its first ever Texercise Texas Style event. This event featured three residents of Morningside Ministries who are 96, 99 and 100 years young who participate regularly in Texercise by T.D.A.D.S. and eat right using our "Por Vida" healthy menu.UTSA’s award … [Read more...]