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MRC Approved to Buy Community in Corpus Christi

On Monday, April 15th in Houston, Judge David R. Jones, approved the sale of Mirador in Corpus Christi to the MRC system. Mirador is a beautiful continuing care retirement community (IL, AL, MS, SN & Rehab) in Corpus Christi developed in 2010-2011 under the sponsorship of SQLC. MRC is aggressively targeting a closing date of …

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How to Live a Long Happy Life

How would you like to live a longer life? When it comes to aging, studies are showing that there is one simple fix to extend your life… and what is it?  SOCIALIZATION! We are learning more and more about aging and how you can extend your life by being around others. That’s why Methodist Retirement …

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THRIVING IN ASSISTED LIVING

The Holidays are here and what a wonderful time to spend with the family that we love.  Fabulous meals together, cozying up to watch Football playoffs, trips to see beautiful Christmas lights, laughing over the Pictionary drawings, and sweet conversations at the kitchen table with mom over coffee. What might not be so sweet, is …

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10 Ways Senior Living Communities INCREASE your independence

One of the most persistent myths about senior living communities is, “I’ll lose my independence.”  Some think of retirement communities as akin to “nursing homes,” but nothing could be further from the truth! In fact, residents in Independent Living neighborhoods find they have MORE INDEPENDENCE than they ever imagined. Some find they have extra time …

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Hurricane Harvey: Memories Linger One Year Later

In the late afternoon hours of August 25, 2017, a Category 4 storm named “Harvey” began rolling into the Houston metro area. It would eventually dump more than 50 inches of rain and strike the Texas coast with winds up to 130mph. The storm brought unprecedented amounts of rain to an area stretching from the …

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What’s the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s?

The terms are often used interchangeably, but it’s incorrect to do so. In this video, noted dementia expert Tam Cummings, PhD, provides and explanation of the terms. Further, she provides vital information about what is happening to the brain when a person suffers memory loss. This information is crucial for loved ones to understand.

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