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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.

8 Long-Term Health Benefits of Volunteering

April 1, 2019By Terry JacksonVolunteer

April is Volunteer appreciation month. If you’re already volunteering, here’s to you! The impact of volunteerism can be felt in communities of all shapes and sizes. Wherever it occurs, volunteering exists to help others. But volunteerism’s best-kept secret is this: it’s good for you, too. Why should you be eager to volunteer? 1. Volunteering boosts … Read More

Spring into Fitness

March 20, 2019By Jenna GullickExercise, Healthy Living, Wellness

The bluebonnets are here, the sun is shining, and it’s time to get outdoors! Good weather brings us the perfect opportunity to take a friend to Landa Park for a stroll or hop in the pool for some water aerobics. It’s wonderful to have many options available to be active and if you’re looking for … Read More

Differing Tastes As We Age

March 19, 2019By Lwiindi Mumba, RDN, LDHealthy Living, Nutrition

Have you ever noticed how food starts tasting differently as you age? Some foods you used to love just don’t have the same effect on you anymore, or some foods you absolutely could not even stand the smell of… you are suddenly okay with? You are certainly not alone in this – it is just … Read More

Financial elder fraud reports are rampant; amount reaches $1.7 billion

March 13, 2019By Terry JacksonLifeStyle & Activities, Technology

The number of reports of financial fraud against older adults has quadrupled since 2013, with 63,500 filed reports describing more than $1.7 billion in actual losses or attempted thefts in 2017, according to a report released Wednesday by the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The report’s statistics are based on suspicious activity reports filed with the federal … Read More

The Importance of Yearly Eye Exams for Seniors

March 7, 2019By Paula LundmarkWellness

Our eyes are our windows to the world, so it’s important to take care of them at every age. This need becomes even more vital after age 55. Eye exams are about more than just getting corrective lenses; they can also catch serious medical conditions that become more common as we age. While some of … Read More

Alzheimer’s Awareness Bill Proposed in Texas Legislature

March 5, 2019By Terry JacksonAlzheimer's, Memory Support

On Friday, February 22, District 25 State Senator Donna Campbell filed Senate Bill 999, the Alzheimer’s Awareness and Resource for Care Act.  The bill creates a comprehensive state plan to address care, diagnosis and awareness of Alzheimer’s disease. “Alzheimer’s Disease is one of the most serious public health crises facing our aging population”, she said … Read More

Benefits of Therapy Dogs in Senior Living

March 4, 2019By John MathisEdenHill

Jackie is a 14 year old black lab that visits us at EdenHill. Jackie is beginning to show some grey hairs in her face, and is finding it more difficult to get around. It’s appropriate that Jackie spends some of her time visiting a retirement community. Like most labs, Jackie is very sweet and always … Read More

Time for Two

February 27, 2019By Iris BowdenAssisted Living, EdenHill

Sometimes you meet a couple who are just ‘special’. There’s no doubt that they have walked the road called life together and shared a very special bond like no other. They amaze you with their intuitiveness about each other’s needs, their patience with each other’s quirks, and their laughter despite the tears. Sometimes you are … Read More