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As a pioneer in senior living since 1910 and the only Life Plan Community (Continuing Care Retirement Community) in the New Braunfels area, EdenHill Communities is a thought leader across the full spectrum of aging services. Stay tuned to our blog, a resource providing educational and helpful advice for seniors, family members, and caregivers.

Can Playing Games Really Help Older Adults Stay Healthy and Happy? You Bet!

November 7, 2019By Rachel ClarkEdenHill, Healthy Living, LifeStyle & Activities, Wellness

For older adults, games represent so much more than a fun pastime; they offer an array of mental and physical benefits. The biggest perk seniors get from playing games comes from the interactions they have with others. Approximately 20% to 30% of seniors regularly experience isolation and loneliness. Unfortunately, loneliness doesn’t just make seniors feel … Read More

National Physical Therapy Month: What You Need to Know

October 30, 2019By Rachel ClarkLifeStyle & Activities, News, Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Wellness

October is National Physical Therapy Month. This month-long event, designated by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), raises public awareness of the many benefits of physical therapy (PT). PT is useful in improving mobility, recovering from injury, managing pain and chronic conditions, and as a supplement or even alternative to pain management with opioids. Who … Read More

“To everything there is a season…”

September 19, 2019By Sarah CurrieEdenHill, Spiritual

Maybe it was the moon—did you see it? The glorious full moon that blessed us with its brilliance this cycle—so bright it woke me up in the middle of the night, shining through my half-closed blinds. Maybe it was that one wonderful rain shower that swept through town, for a few marvelous moments, bringing cool … Read More

It’s A Colorful Life

September 14, 2019By Jenna GullickLifeStyle & Activities

September 14th National Coloring Day Time to grab your colored pencils, crayons, or markers of choice because it’s National Coloring Day! Find yourself an adult coloring book or print out an image to be filled in. Coloring is not just for kids, in fact there are several notable benefits that come along with this relaxing … Read More

Wheel of Exercise

September 3, 2019By Jenna GullickEdenHill, Exercise, LifeStyle & Activities, Wellness

Our three week, Wheel of Exercise event has come to an end. From completing tasks to solving puzzles, our residents stayed busy and enjoyed their time playing. Their competitive spirit really shined and their determination to keep going was fun to watch. I’m so proud of all of their efforts and I’d like to share … Read More

Learning is for a lifetime….

August 26, 2019By Sarah CurrieEdenHill, Spiritual

My friend Rev. Teresa Welborn, superintendent of the Capital District of the UMC, wrote a great column this week about this back-to-school season.  She’d attended a campus ministry board meeting and upon leaving had to navigate her way through dozens of U-Haul trailers and college folk unpacking their belongings on the UT campus.  Then she … Read More

WONDERING WHERE TO RETIRE?

August 20, 2019By Paula LundmarkRetirement Living

Picking a place to retire is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make. Too many people make that decision impulsively. They decide they want to live somewhere warm or with lower living costs or with a good health system.   Yes, finances, weather and good doctors are important, but so are social connections, political … Read More