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!

Getting Tested for Memory Loss

Are you an Ostrich-

A University of Michigan study published in the Journal, Neurology, explored issues concerning seniors and memory loss. They discovered that even when seniors had clear symptoms indicating that memory and/or thinking skills were impaired, more than half of seniors did not bring the symptoms to their doctor for help. The research team estimates that as…


Dementia in Long-term Care and Community Settings, a one-day conference

Aug 2015

The Texas Department on Aging and Disability Services (DADS) and Texas State University will host a free event on August 20, 2105 to focus on dementia in long-term care and community settings. The event will be held at Palmer Events Center in Austin, Texas. The event is geared toward both professional staff and family caregivers…


Sodalis Memory Care in Temple celebrates Mother’s Day


We had an awesome Mother’s Day Tea with our residents and their families. It was delightful to listen and participate as everyone shared stories. We had lots of laughter and some sweet moments reminiscing. Of course, whenever we party, we always have our “photo booth” and a balloon release honored our Mothers in heaven. Special…


Mother’s Day at Sodalis Memory Care in Waco


Sodalis Memory Care of Waco residents and staff enjoyed a Mother’s Day Luncheon. The celebration honored both mothers who are residents and the wives of residents. The purpose of Sodalis Memory Care of Waco is to provide the BEST LIFE POSSIBLE  to elders living with diminished cognitive and/or physical limitations. We do this by providing assisted living…


Mother’s Day at Sodalis Memory Care in Austin


At Sodalis Memory Care in South Austin, we started out our Special Mother’s Day Celebration with entertainment by The Mustang Mesa Boys. The group sang old time classic Country Western favorites. There were requests, dancing, and plenty of folks singing along! 23 family members came and enjoyed the day with us. After entertainment, our chef…


Sodalis New Braunfels Raising Funds for Walk to End Alzheimer’s


Today our Sodalis community on Rock Street in New Braunfels held a Spring BBQ. All proceeds from the event benefit the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Special thanks to everyone who prepared food, attended, and supported the Walk to End Alzheimer’s through participating in this event. A special word of thanks goes out to Bush’s Chicken…


Sodalis Memory Care Waco Residents at Cinco de Mayo Celebration


Engagement teams from several assisted living homes in the Waco area enjoyed an early Cinco de Mayo celebration on Friday, May 1st. Traditional dances of Mexico were performed to preserve, research, educate and promote Mexican folkloric traditions and culture through art, music and dance. Many Mexican dishes were prepared for this event as well as beautiful Fiesta…


Brenda Gonzales

More about Brenda Gonzales Brenda received a Bachelor’s of Arts in Sociology from Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; a Master’s of Arts in Social Work from Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, TX; and a Graduate Certificate in Long Term Care Administration from Texas State University, San Marcos, TX. Brenda will ensure the…