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!

Congressman Lamar Smith meets with Alzheimer’s Families & Caregivers

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Sodalis Assisted Living & Memory Care in Garden Ridge hosted US Congressman Lamar Smith for “Coffee with Congress” on October 28th. Coffee with Congress: Around the Table Details Coffee with Congress: Congressman Smith and Carri Morawietz Details Coffee With Congress: Mike Asmus and Nicole Gasaway Details Coffee with Congress Breakfast Details Coffee with Congress Group…

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Texas State Recruiting Dementia Family Caregivers for Study

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Researchers at Texas State University are recruiting participants for an investigational study exploring communication between caregivers and those with dementia. The study is recruiting family caregivers who are at least 18 years of age and who provide (or have provided) care for at least one patient with dementia-like symptoms within the last year. Ideal candidates would…

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Personal Ponies & Sodalis Assisted Living & Memory Care

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On Friday October, 17 2014 the residents of Sodalis Assisted Living & Memory Care were surprised with a visit from some four-legged friends. Mary Devine & a team of school aged volunteers not only provided our residents with an opportunity to interact with children, but to connect with 2 small Shetland Ponies & a donkey….

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Memory Care Doll Therapy at Sodalis New Braunfels

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Doll Therapy at Sodalis New Braunfels from Sodalis Living / Memory Care on Vimeo. In August, we shared a post entitled Dolls used in Alzheimer’s Care. That post shares information about the benefits and ethics of doll therapy and some practical information about it. The video we share today shows residents at Sodalis New Braunfels involved in caring…

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UTHSC Nursing Students visit Sodalis New Braunfels to Learn about Dementia Care

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On October 13th, Sodalis hosted a group of nursing students from the University of Texas Health Science Center of San Antonio to our New Braunfels community. Marcus Mercer, Director of Life Engagement, teamed up with Susie Reiff (not pictured) a few years ago to provide more learning opportunities to Susie’s students before entering their respective…

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