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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...]

mmLearn.org: Changing Lives

mmLearn.org is committed to providing quality online training that improves the quality of care received by older adults. Online training videos are available free of charge for anyone seeking practical ways to meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of older adults in their care. The program also helps train staff at all Morningside Ministries Senior Living Communities. … [Read more...]

A Word from the President: Every Day is Thanksgiving

I was traveling on an out of the way road recently and came upon an old country church that had this on a sign out front: “Every day is Thanksgiving.” I never really thought about it that way, but these are true words. I actually made a wrong turn, lost my way, and drove past the church by accident. These words lifted my spirit because I had experienced some disappointments just prior to seeing … [Read more...]