Celebrating Grandparents Day! 

Selfie with Grandparents

They are members of the family who often have very creative names. Some families know them as Abuela and Abuelo or Peepaw and Sasa. Others may know them as Nana and Gee Gee or Oma and Opa .  By any name, they are grandparents and the first Sunday after Labor Day is THEIR DAY: Grandparents […]

Helping Senior Citizens Cope With Grief

Helping senior citizens cope with grief

A painful crossroad The loss of a loved one, spouse, or friend is a reality of the human experience. But it does not make it any easier when someone close passes away. Think about it. Death is a painful thing for anyone to endure. But for an older adult it can be especially painful as […]

5 Tips: Summer Safety

The Texas heat can put older adults in a danger. Here are a few quick tips from the team at Pride to help the senior citizens in your life to BEAT THE HEAT.

It has been a cooler than usual summer in San Antonio, but the hottest days of the year have finally arrived. And so, it is very appropriate for us to remind older adults to take the necessary steps to prevent heat-related illnesses. Friends, family, and caregivers can all play a part to help ensure a […]

4 Things to Know: Why You Need a COVID-19 Booster

Coronavirus Covid-19 vaccine. Covid19 research

It has been more than six months since COVID-19 vaccines started rolling out across the United States. “If you haven’t gotten a COVID-19 vaccine, there is now an abundant supply and still plenty of time to get one,” said Pride PHC Vice-President Andy Cruz.  About half of all Americans are fully vaccinated, and the vaccination […]

How To Celebrate National Senior Citizen’s Day with Gusto!

Elderly woman meditating

National Senior Citizens Day is not just a day with a glorified title. It’s an opportunity. “It’s a special day on the calendar that recognizes all the wonderful things our nation’s senior citizens contribute to our society every day.” said San Antonio Pride PHC Vice President, Andy Cruz.  Today, people are living longer, working longer, […]

Reversing the mental health results of the COVID-19 pandemic

Senior citizen wearing a lab coat and a mask looking tired

For more than a year, many older adults have remained largely isolated because of the coronavirus pandemic. Despite the reopening of large sections of the economy because of the arrival of COVID-19 vaccines, the toll of the pandemic on the mental health of the elderly shows few signs of abating. “The more time passes with […]

Taking better care of yourself for International Self-Care Day

The Texas heat can put older adults in a danger. Here are a few quick tips from the team at Pride to help the senior citizens in your life to BEAT THE HEAT.

Setting aside time to take care of yourself can be hard to do in today’s busy world, which is one of the main reasons International Self-Care Day was created 10 years ago. We recognize it every July 24th as a way to better your body and mind in whatever way you feel works for you. […]

Heat Safety for Senior Citizens

The official start of the summer of 2021 will be arriving in a big way across San Antonio with heat advisories blanketing the region. With several more days of heat near triple digits in the forecast, that means heat safety precautions need to be taken very seriously, especially when it comes to the elderly. Senior […]

5 Tips: Preparing for the heat of summer

The Texas heat can put older adults in a danger. Here are a few quick tips from the team at Pride to help the senior citizens in your life to BEAT THE HEAT.

Since March of 2020, many of you have been largely stuck inside because of the coronavirus pandemic. We have been told by health officials to socially distance for our safety. But now that warmer weather is here in San Antonio, we are encouraging you to get outside before the heat of the summer, albeit safely, […]