Independent Living: Making the Decision Sooner Rather Than Later

Posted by Franklin Park on Jan 15, 2021 8:00:00 AM | 5 minute read

Many adults believe that as long as they’re healthy, active, and mobile, they can—and should—continue to live in their own homes. Many are under the impression that senior living options, including independent living, are for those who are no longer independent, who need assistance, and who are older than themselves. They think that moving into a senior living community means they will surrender their dignity and independence.

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Topics: Independent Living, Franklin Park Communities

Assisted Living Communities & Nursing Homes Are Not The Same: What’s the Difference?

Posted by Franklin Park on Dec 1, 2020 8:00:00 AM | 6 minute read

There may come a time when we realize that our aging parents can no longer live independently—either they no longer want to live alone, or they are beginning to require more daily assistance. If you find yourself in this situation, you and your family now face the task of determining what senior living option is right for you.

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Topics: Assisted Living, Franklin Park Communities

Franklin Park's Response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Posted by Franklin Park on Nov 23, 2020 8:00:00 AM | 26 minute read

As news and concerns increase surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Franklin Park Senior Living is striving to keep our residents, employees, family members, and guests up-to-date.

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Topics: Health & Wellness, Franklin Park Communities

Culture and Community: Discover Senior Living in San Antonio, Texas

Posted by Franklin Park on Nov 15, 2020 8:00:00 AM | 4 minute read

With its rich history, deep Mexican influence, and family-friendly activities, it’s no surprise that San Antonio, Texas, is the most visited city in Texas, and one of the top-visited cities in America every year.

Among the southwestern charm and deep Hispanic roots, San Antonio offers something for everyone, young and old alike. While family-friendly attractions like SeaWorld and Six Flags draw young visitors, historical and cultural sites like The Alamo and The Riverwalk compel many older adults to call The River City home.

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Topics: Senior Living, Franklin Park Communities

Active Seniors Find Now is the Right Time for Independent Living

Posted by Franklin Park on Oct 7, 2020 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

In 2016, Russ and Millie Woda moved into Franklin Park Sonterra's Independent Living Community in San Antonio, Texas. They never imagined that four years later they would be living safely with their neighbors in the middle of a global health pandemic. But they are and they are thriving.

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Topics: Independent Living, Franklin Park Communities, Resident Highlight

Why Senior Living Could Be the Best Place During a Health Crisis

Posted by Franklin Park on Jul 1, 2020 8:00:00 AM | 4 minute read

As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) began to spread globally in early 2020, people started to raise questions about the safety and health of their family members in senior living communities, as the senior population were those at a higher risk of contracting the illness.

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Topics: Senior Living, Franklin Park Communities

4 Myths About Senior Living

Posted by Franklin Park on Feb 1, 2020 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

Over the years, myths and misconceptions about senior living have developed. As these begin to accumulate, it can be hard for families to decipher what is a myth and what is fact regarding senior living.

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Topics: Senior Living, Franklin Park Communities

Understanding the Value of Senior Housing

Posted by Franklin Park on Jan 15, 2020 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

Similar to buying a new car or a new house, senior housing is an investment for you or your loved one. While retirement costs shouldn’t break the bank, it’s essential to understand the value of what you or your loved one are paying for.

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Topics: Retirement, Moving, Franklin Park Communities

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: Safety, Franklin Park Communities

Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease: History & Facts

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

Alzheimer's disease has become recognized as a condition that a growing number of seniors and their caregivers face every day. It can be hard to understand Alzheimer's disease, which is why Franklin Park Senior Living wants to help our readers and share some general information and historical facts that can be helpful to you and your loved one.

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Topics: Senior Living, Franklin Park Communities, Alzheimer's & Dementia

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