Tips for a Healthier Self…

Self-care means exercising more

Celebrating Self-Care Awareness  We all hear it from a friend of a loved one. “Stop worrying so much about me. Take care of yourself!” How many times has that been said that to you? Well, this month may be the perfect time to take care of yourself for a change. September is “Self-Care Awareness Month.”  […]

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 Ways To Keep Seniors Warm As Extreme Cold Grips San Antonio

Wooden weather Thermometer

We are in the grips of extreme winter weather in South Texas: a cold snap that will come close to breaking records as a deep freeze stretches for several days into the middle of the upcoming week. Seniors have been stuck inside most of the year due to the coronavirus pandemic and social distancing. During […]

Why the COVID-19 Vaccine is Critical for Older Adults

Coronavirus Covid-19 vaccine. Covid19 research

Even though many older adults live alone or with a spouse, and therefore may have a reduced chance of coming into contact with others who may have coronavirus, older adults are far more vulnerable to life-threatening complications if they do contract COVID-19. “That is why it is of the utmost importance for older adults to […]

The importance of caregivers getting the COVID-19 vaccine

Covid Vaccine

It has been well publicized that it is important for residents of long-term care facilities to get the COVID-19 vaccine because of the increased risk of serious health complications for the elderly with COVID, especially for those senior citizens with any type of pre-existing disease. However, it is just as important for caregivers to get […]

The Stress of caring for a senior citizen with epilepsy

As we get older, it is a fact of life that our bodies start to physically and neurologically break down, which means that seniors are especially susceptible to seizures and epilepsy. If you or a loved one are experiencing epilepsy for the first time after age 65, you’re not alone according to a recent report in U.S […]

5 Signs You Need a Caregiver

You have a loved one whose health is fading.  And you they they might need a caregiver, but you are not entirely sure.  Here is an interesting read with helpful tips to give you information as you decide whether a caregiver is needed. http://www.aarp.org/home-family/caregiving/info-2016/5-caregiving-neglect-warning-signs-ag.html