For a person diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, the road ahead can seem overwhelming. Family and friends often rally around these men and women, and as the symptoms become more significant, they require more care. Assisted living can be an incredible asset for men and women of advanced years who have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s. But…

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Communication options today are abundant. We can send a quick text to an elderly parent, friend, or cousin we haven’t seen in years. We can check in on them with a simple, ‘How you doing?’ They can text back. We don’t have to actually devote much time to communicating with people, but just because we…

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The reasons people choose assisted living are as wide and varied as the people who choose this for their future. Many realize they no longer wish to deal with the responsibilities of keeping their home clean, maintaining it, shopping and cooking for themselves, and so on. Some people ultimately realize they would rather be surrounded…

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Stress can be a serious challenge for people in daily life. For some seniors, they may be stressed about living at home, especially if they are alone. The constant worry about cleaning, maintaining their home, changing light bulbs, clearing off the walking paths outside leading to the driveway, and so on can all be stressors.…

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Health and well-being are directly related and intertwined. You can’t really separate one from the other. If you are not healthy, your well-being is not the best it can be. If you are emotionally drained, depressed, frustrated, or even frightened, it will impact your physical health. At assisted living, seniors are often facing numerous challenges,…

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For several years, Tina was taking care of her elderly mother. She felt a responsibility to look after her, especially for all the support and love both of her parents offered her throughout her life. How could she possibly turn her back and not help? Yet, she had a career, was still raising teenagers and…

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To our valued residents, families, friends and colleagues, The topic on everyone’s mind is the Novel Coronavirus. At Pipestone Place, we continue to monitor the situation from our local health officials as well as our State Health and Human Services Dept. and the Centers for Disease Control and have prepared accordingly. I want to assure…

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By the time Carol was 78, she had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s for more than eight years. During the initial time after diagnosis, she wanted to remain home, if at all possible. Her husband and some of her children who lived close enough to offer assistance helped out wherever and however they could. Yet, as…

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Listening is one of the most difficult skills to acquire, even for those who make a concerted effort to be more attuned to what people around them are saying. When you’re talking about assisted living with an aging parent, for example, how deeply are you listening to what he or she has to say? Too…

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Senior Living in Alamo Heights TX

As we move deeper and deeper into the Technological Age, many people wonder just how important it is for everyday life. It really depends on the individual and the generation. For aging seniors, technology will likely have the same impact in their lives as it does for their grandchildren or even their great-grandchildren. Yet, when…

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