Sodalis Assisted Living & Memory Care Blog

We share inspiring and interesting information about aging, caregiving and dementia.  This is also a great place to get a feel for what is happening in Sodalis communities. Read about daily life, special events and what makes us special!
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“Sail into Summer” Sale

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“Sail into Summer” with our Special Pricing $3995.00 base rate, a savings of over $750.00 a month. Our Sodalis Memory Care community in Buda, Texas has limited availability so be sure to call and schedule your visit today. Contact us to learn more about our great community and to take advantage of this terrific pre-summer deal. This offer goes away…

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“Yet” – Encouragement for Caregivers

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I recently came across a blog post written by 3rd grade teacher/writer Mark Holtzen. The post is simply entitled, “Yet” and it is a great reminder of the power we have to reframe our thinking. I started using the word “Yet” with my students a couple years ago. When a child says, “But I don’t get it,”…

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Dementia and Gum Disease

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Evidence continues to point to the importance of dental care in staving off dementia. Findings of a recent British research study show that good dental care can help reduce dementia. In addition, an observational study of 59 people who had mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease indicated that treatments for gum disease may actually help fight Alzheimer’s disease….

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Alzheimers risk raised by some over the counter meds

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Before you reach for that bottle of antihistamines, you might want to talk with your physician. A number of commonly used over-the-counter drugs are being associated with a higher risk of developing Alzheimers and other forms of dementia. A research study at the University of Washington School of Pharmacy published this finding in the Journal of…

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Sodalis Waco Memory Care: “Elvis is in the Building”

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On Friday, May 13, Sodalis Memory Care in Waco experienced “The Asa Landry and The Dixie Darlings Legends Show!” The Dixie Darlings sang a lot of old country favorites – including songs by Loretta Lynn, Tammy Wynette and Patsy Cline. Then “Elvis” shook and wiggled his way to center stage and thrilled the residents with classic songs and…

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Sodalis Waco Memory Care: Benefits of Cooking With Alzheimer’s

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As Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia progress, there can be significant risks when a person with dementia uses a stove or oven. These risks are especially great when the person with dementia lives alone. Caregivers should take seriously the need to reduce risks, but they should also be aware that there are significant health…

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Sodalis Waco Memory Care: We Love the Nightshift!

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Sodalis Memory Care in Waco enjoyed celebrating National Third Shift Workers Day! (Also known as National Night Shift Workers Day) This day is set aside to honor these special workers on the second Wednesday in May.  Thank you to our hard working night shift- David, Mondrae, Joyce, Andrea V., and Lisa! What a great team…

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Sodalis Waco Teamwork

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Everyone joined in to help clean up after our recent stormy weather at Sodalis Waco! It’s teamwork all the way! In the same way that a happy and productive family works together, our residents and staff pull together to make Sodalis a great place to live. When people in community have responsibilities, it gives them…

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