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Manor Resident Has “Waited All His Life” to See the Chicago Cubs Break World Series Drought

Upon stepping into Kenneth Z.'s bedroom at Morningside Ministries at the Manor, you’ll find two glass cases containing sports items related to two very different teams: the Chicago Cubs and the San Antonio Spurs. Sports are an important part of Kenneth's life, a 70-year-old Air Force veteran and native of Chicago who resides at Morningside Ministries at The Manor in San Antonio. He has been a … [Read more...]

Morningside Ministries Wins National Award for Excellence in Not-for-Profit Leadership

Morningside Ministries has been selected to receive the 2016 Excellence in Not-For-Profit Leadership Award from LeadingAge, a national association representing 6,000 non-profit aging services organizations throughout the United States. The award recognizes Morningside Ministries for its advances in enhancing the dignity and quality of life of older adults, their family members and caregivers … [Read more...]

Lifetime Living Magazine: The Wellness Issue

In this summer issue of Lifetime Living, resident Linda P. of Chandler Apartments inspires readers by sharing details of her efforts to promote a healthy lifestyle within her community by leading a weekly Sit and Be Fit class. Featuring guest contributions from SWBC's Wellness Program Manager Leigh Ennis and Dr. Aral Sezginis, a smoothie recipe spread and much more, this issue of Lifetime Living … [Read more...]

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Marks the Completion of Skilled Nursing Unit 5 Renovations

On July 14, a special ribbon cutting ceremony took place at The Manor to celebrate the completion of renovations throughout skilled nursing Unit 5. Beginning with an opening prayer by Morningside Ministries Chaplain Dennis Smith, the celebration followed with remarks by President and CEO of Morningside Ministries Alvin Loewenberg and a full tour of the renovations inside Unit 5. The Unit 5 … [Read more...]

Senior Sweethearts Celebrate Anniversaries at Morningside Ministries at The Manor

Six special couples whose marriages collectively add up to 359 years of love celebrated their long, happy marriages during a special anniversary party at Morningside Ministries at The Manor on June 30. The lovely couples enjoyed their afternoon as volunteers and staff treated them to light refreshments including sandwiches, sparkling juice and a delicious anniversary cake. The party was initially … [Read more...]

Music & Memory Program at Cibolo House featured on TWC News

In 2015, Cibolo House Memory Care at Morningside Ministries at Menger Springs was one of the first senior living communities in the San Antonio area to become a certified MUSIC & MEMORY℠ program facility. The non-profit program gives adults living in senior living communities the opportunity to listen to their favorite music through personalized iPods and playlists. TWC News visited Cibolo … [Read more...]

Meadows Resident Belle San Miguel Ortiz Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce honored Morningside Ministries at The Meadows resident Belle San Miguel Ortiz during their annual Business Awards Dinner on June 14. Belle received the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award for her contributions to the San Antonio community including her lifetime advocacy in mariachi music education. Born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, Belle began her … [Read more...]

MOOD: Texas Kicks Off Volunteer Program at Morningside Ministries Cibolo House Memory Care

Volunteers from marketing consulting agency MOOD: Texas laughed, sang and shared heartfelt conversations with residents of Cibolo House Memory Care – a community of Morningside Ministries Senior Living Communities – during a visit on June 14 as part of their newly formed volunteer program at the memory care community in Boerne, Texas. Eight volunteers from MOOD: Texas visited the community to … [Read more...]

A Word from the President: Nourish Your Soul This Summer

We are living in a fast-paced world, and it is more important than ever to have an outlet that allows us to “de-stress” from the demands of daily life. Taking the stress out of life, if we allow ourselves the opportunities to do that, can happen in a number of ways. For some of us, this comes in the form of a hobby or an activity that nourishes the soul with positivity and creativity. Anything … [Read more...]

Lifetime Living Magazine: The Hobby Issue

The spring issue of Lifetime Living is all about hobbies - from knitting and crocheting, to creating miniature furniture, to mastering the art of making tissue paper flowers, this colorful magazine offers plenty of insights on hobbies you can try during the warm spring months. Read the online version of The Hobby Issue below: Submit letters to the editor and comments about Lifetime … [Read more...]