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 Memory Care Victoria Opens New Expansion

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It’s a very exciting day for everyone in the Sodalis Family! We all celebrate the Grand Opening of Sodalis Memory Care’s new expansion at our community on John Stockbauer Drive in Victoria, Texas. This afternoon, 4:30 to 6:00 pm, we will celebrate with a ribbon cutting, guided tours, and hors d’oeuvres and refreshments. This expansion…


Alzheimer’s Community: What Can we Learn from AIDS Activists?


The number of those affect by Alzheimer’s continues to rise. As that number rises, so does the need to strengthen or even transform current efforts at education, fundraising, and research. Tremendous efforts are made daily to raise money for Alzheimer’s research. Tremendous efforts are made to educate our society about the risks of Alzheimer’s. These…


Sodalis Austin Community – Meal Time

Sodalis Austin (Signal Hill) Kitchen Manager, Marie Rice, takes great pride in her kitchen. She is extremely friendly and works hard to serve the very best to our residents. This morning, Marie whipped up a fresh fruit smoothie with strawberries, bananas and peaches. Everyone enjoyed sipping the smoothies outside in the lovely weather. Later, our…


Sodalis Garden Ridge: March 2014 Employee Recognition

March 2014 EOM Vanessa Camacho

Sodalis in Garden Ridge recognizes employee successes for March 2014.   Our Employee of the Month for the second month running is Vanessa Camacho.   Perfect Attendance & Zero Tardies: Left to Right are Kelli Fitzpatrick, Daisy Collier, Ashley Zuehl, Maria Carmen Menchaca & Rochelle Carter    Perfect Attendance: Left to right are Monica Castaneda, Maria Alvarez, Krystin Sanchez, Angelica Hajnos, Julietta Favela, Vanessa…


Senior Living Residents, Families and Caregivers all Need a Recharge


At Sodalis Elder Living, we carefully plan for the needs of our residents. We recognize dimensions of care that have to be addressed in order to meet our resident’s needs. Our assisted living, dementia care and respite care programs focus on providing dignified personal care that reaches our residents intellectually, spiritually, physically, emotionally, and socially….


Sodalis Director Chosen for Texas Recreation and Park Society Academy of Leadership

Marcus Mercer – Engagement Director

Sodalis’ Director of Life Engagement, Marcus Mercer, is 1 of 11 individuals selected for the first TRAPS Academy of Leadership. The Texas Recreation and Park Society (TRAPS) is a nonprofit educational and professional organization founded 76 years ago to advance the profession of parks, recreation, and leisure services in Texas. There are currently 2,000 state…


Sodalis Internship Program: Win-Win-Win Situation!

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Sodalis Elder Living, operates a progressive internship program designed to train and equip the next generation of senior living leaders.   Our internship program is a great way to find qualified staff, raise resident morale, generate new ideas and give back to our community by helping college students. Our program currently draws students from nearby Texas State University in…


Sodalis Buda: Texas Celebration!


Residents at Sodalis Buda got back to Texas roots during their Western themed social with “Texas country” music playing in the background. Jane sang a song for Mimi while the group enjoyed light refreshments. Champ, our community cat, slept through our Texas Country  celebration.

Sodalis Rock Street New Braunfels: “Ocho de Mayo” Open House

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Sodalis Rock Street residents and staff had a great time last night celebrating “Ocho de Mayo.” The cause for our celebration? Shouldn’t we celebrate EVERY DAY? Besides, it’s the season for fiestas, and we held an open house to welcome guests to an evening at Sodalis.

U.S. Seniors And Brazilian Students Connect

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Regardless of the type of place a senior calls home, we know that they greatly benefit from opportunities to interact socially. Whether home is a house, an assisted living facility, or a retirement community, social engagement is crucial to the health and well being or older adults. Another crucial need of seniors is to feel valued…