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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Pet Partners Team Volunteers at AlzCare Rockstreet Community in New Braunfels

Schertz, Texas resident Steve Smart and his animal teammate Sally, a six year old Border Collie-Shepard mix dog, recently became a registered Pet Partners Therapy Animal Team.  Steve and Sally began volunteering their services at AlzCare, “The Alzheimer’s Specialists” facility at 555 Rock Street in New Braunfels, Texas. “The animal-human bond has no boundaries or…

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Bathing Tips

We know how tough it can be as an individual caregiver in the home.  As a matter of fact, research says bathing is one of the most difficult activities of daily living a caregiver encounters.  We have a few tips on how to make this process a bit easier: Prepare ahead of the bath/shower ahead…

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Mark Rushing – On the Mission and Values of Sodalis

A few years ago, we identified that there were really three core values that we adhered to as an organization.  We didn’t have a meeting and sit down to decide on core values, rather we recognized that there were these three values that were being lived out as we went about our daily business. It…

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Mayor Visits Graceland

Did you know that $2.6 billion dollars is scammed from seniors every year?  Garden Ridge Chief of Police, Donna O’Conner, shared that staggering statistic with several seniors at Garden Ridge’s local assisted living and memory care community, Graceland.  Both Chief of Police and Mayor made an appearance at the Resident Counsel Meeting on Wednesday to…

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Thank you!

Good Morning Everyone- Angie sent out a beautiful letter this morning from one of her families in Waco. It is always nice to see these letters and hear from families about the powerful impact of people who serve with dignity and integrity. This week, Kathy and I have personally experienced the power of care that…

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Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s

Forgetting things more often, such as job skills Putting things in strange places (for example placing an iron in the refrigerator) Having problems with complicated tasks, like balancing a checkbook Confusion about the day, year, season Having a sudden change in mood or behavior Difficulty finding the right words when speaking Significant mood or behavior…

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New Alzheimer’s support group

AlzCare Waco launches a Alzheimer’s support group next week on Tuesday, October 16th. Join licensed social worker, Stacy Rodriguez, for emotional support and information regarding available resources.

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Welcome Canyon High School Health Occupations Students!

AlzCare New Braunfels is looking forward to having health occupations students from Canyon High School join us for clinical rotations beginning in November! We’re grateful for young people who are committed to learning! It is an honor and privilege for us to work with these students.

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