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!

Sodalis Alzheimer’s Ambassador meets with Congressman Lloyd Doggett

Nicole and Lloyd Doggett

Sodalis Vice President of Operations, Nicole Gasaway serves as an Alzheimer’s Ambassador, helping the Alzheimer’s Association’s federal government relations efforts through personal contact with members of Congress. Nicole was delighted today to meet with Congressman Lloyd Doggett along with Meg Barron, Executive Director of the San Antonio and South Texas Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association….


Sodalis Director leads presentation at Texas Recreation and Parks Society Annual Meeting

Miriam and MArcus

  Sodalis Elder Living Director of Life Engagement, Marcus Mercer, presented “The Non-Verbal Language of Alzheimer’s and Dementia Related Illnesses” at the Texas Recreation and Parks Society (TRAPS) Annual Institute & Expo. This year’s five day conference was held in Corpus Christi, TX. TRAPS is a nonprofit educational and professional organization founded 76 years ago…


Sodalis CEO on Mission to Uganda

in flight

  Mark Rushing, Sodalis Elder Living Founder and CEO, is currently in Uganda! Mark and his daughter, Hannah, are volunteering with Come Let’s Dance. Hannah, a graduate of Baylor University, interned with Come Let’s Dance a year ago. Mark and Hannah will be serving for two weeks with the organization’s Slum Outreach program. The program…


Sodalis hosts UTHSCSA Nursing Students

UTHSC students

  On February 26th and March 3rd, Marcus Mercer (not pictured) and Texas State University Recreation Therapy Intern Kyle Franklin (center, back row) hosted a group of nursing students from the University of Texas Health Science Center of San Antonio at our Sodalis Elder Living community in New Braunfels. Marcus, a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist,…


Sodalis at Texas State Recreation Division Professional Affiliation Fair

Rec intern crop

In February,  Marcus Mercer (not pictured) and Kyle Franklin (Texas State University Recreation Therapy Intern,) represented Sodalis Elder Living at the Professional Affiliation Fair which is hosted by The Recreation Administration Division of Texas State University. This event is held once each year to provide agencies and students with the opportunity to get acquainted and…