Promoting Senior Care and Resident Safety Through Technology

Posted by Franklin Park on Sep 15, 2019 7:00:00 AM | 2 minute read

Technology is advancing, and that includes the technology used in the realm of senior care. While you may not think of a senior living community as a tech-savvy space, you may be surprised to discover the amount of technology used today in communities, such as Franklin Park Senior Living. Franklin Park operations are evolving and adapting to new technology as it is pushed out and properly tested.

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Topics: Senior Living, Safety, Memory Care, Assisted Living, Independent Living, Franklin Park Communities

Helpful Ways Seniors Can Make Spring Cleaning Easier

Posted by Franklin Park on Apr 15, 2019 7:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

Are you or a loved one looking to make your spring-cleaning routine less stressful this year? Look no further! At Franklin Park, we know that spring cleaning is something that most people don’t look forward to. Here a few tips to help you and your loved one tackle your annual cleaning routine with less frustration:

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Topics: Assisted Living, Health & Wellness

Show Love in Assisted Living

Posted by Franklin Park on Nov 1, 2018 7:00:00 AM | 2 minute read

Loving yourself can be a little challenging for most individuals. If you have older loved ones relying on assisted living care, it can be even more of a feat. Grandparents or parents who were raised during the Great Depression era may not have had the luxury of practicing self-love and may still be living in a survival-first mindset. When negative connotations float around your own thoughts, practicing self-love is even more challenging.

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Topics: Social Wellness, Assisted Living

5 Steps to Help Your Parent Transition to Assisted Living

Posted by Franklin Park on Jun 1, 2018 7:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

Every adult son wants a stress-free life transition for his elderly parent, whether it is into assisted living in San Antonio or memory care in Austin. At Franklin Park, we encourage all adult children to help ease their parents into this transition, address all their concerns, and be sure to make them as comfortable as possible. We have staff that is highly trained for senior transitioning, but there are also steps that you can do for your loved one as well. The following are the five steps to guide you and your parent into a smooth and stress-free transition.

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Topics: Senior Living, Assisted Living, Franklin Park Communities

Is Assisted Living the Right Choice for Your Loved One?

Posted by Franklin Park on Feb 22, 2018 10:31:04 AM | 8 minute read

How do you know if it is time for your loved one to consider relocating to an assisted living facility? It is not always easy to understand how. At Franklin Park, we have created this guide to help you with that decision. Based on our years of experience in the industry, we have developed this resource to walk you through five general concern categories: Aging, Social, Financial, Transportation, and Home. In addition to questions for you to consider as well as signs that your loved one may need more support, we also review how you can incorporate the observations of other caregivers into your family's discernment process. At Franklin Park, we are dedicated to caring for all of our residents and their family members. That care starts now, at the beginning of your journey.     

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Topics: Family & Caregiving, Assisted Living

Assisted Living Communities & Nursing Homes Are Not The Same

Posted by Franklin Park on Feb 1, 2018 6:25:00 AM | 2 minute read

We're all eventually faced with a crossroads during aging where we can no longer live independently — either because we no longer want to live alone or we require more assistance that can be provided at home. If you or a loved one find yourself in this situation, you will need to decide what type of senior living is best for your situation.

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Topics: Assisted Living

4 Things To Know About Assisted Living

Posted by Franklin Park on Jul 17, 2017 6:00:00 AM | 2 minute read

The idea of leaving your home is emotional – especially if you feel lost about what options you have. If you feel insecure about continuing to live independently or are tired of the upkeep that comes with owning a home – you may want to consider assisted living. Assisted living communities offer options for adults who do not need 24-hr medical care, but need help on a daily basis.

To help you understand assisted living, we’ve compiled some things you may not know about assisted living communities. 

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Topics: Assisted Living

6 Tips for Moving Your Parent Into Assisted Living

Posted by Franklin Park on May 15, 2017 6:00:00 AM | 2 minute read

Moving can be an intimidating process, and one of the things we hear from regularly from our potential residents’ family members is ‘How do I move my parents into assisted living?’. It’s a complicated question with many different ways to look at it. We understand that it is an emotional time for both parent and child as they work together to start a new life chapter.

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Topics: Assisted Living, Moving

Franklin Park TPC Parkway Awarded's 'Best Assisted Living' Honor

Posted by Franklin Park on Jan 5, 2017 9:52:15 AM | 1 minute read
Franklin Park TPC Parkway received one of’s top honors of ‘Best Assisted Living’ award for 2016. TPC Parkway previously received this honor in 2015 recognizing their commitment to their residents and giving them the rank of ‘Super Star’ amongst other senior living communities in the San Antonio area.
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Topics: Assisted Living, Franklin Park Communities

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