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Five ways to pray for senior adults

Thursday, May 3, is the National Day of Prayer. Here are five ways you can pray for senior adults. 1. People Pray that senior adults are surrounded by people who love and encourage them. Whether from friends in the same life stage or everyday relationships like the grocer and banker, simple conversations often make all […]

Friday photo: Celebrating one year of Ventana by Buckner

One year ago today, Buckner Senior Living broke ground on Ventana by Buckner, a high-rise Life Care community set to open in summer 2019. Construction is now well underway at the corner of Northwest Highway and Central Expressway in Dallas. The two-tower, 12-story community will provide independent living, assisted living, memory care, long-term and skilled […]

Volunteering: “just the natural thing” for one Beaumont senior

91-year-old Calder Woods resident John Templeton is known around the Beaumont senior living community for his helpful, can-do attitude. During any given week, you’ll find him leading the Calder Woods sing-along, helping Chaplain Fontenot during church services, facilitating Wednesday’s intercessory prayer session, counseling during the Alzheimer’s caregiver support group, providing entertainment during Thursday’s social hour […]

The Buckner “pig-me-up”

Meet Max. Max is a four-month-old, 22-pound therapy pig, affectionately known as the unofficial Buckner Hospice mascot. Max began visiting Buckner Hospice patients in March when he and owner Nicole McPherson, Buckner Hospice administrator, earned their companion animal certification. The pig now also visits residents at Parkway Place senior living community, and plans to soon […]

Learning to serve

It’s 9:30 on a Friday morning in Houston, Texas. Parkway Place is already buzzing with activity, residents of the senior living community coming and going from the dining room, spring sunshine pouring through the windows, the smell of fresh coffee in the air. An unassuming hoard of 16 young people enters the community lobby, smiling […]

Parkway Place begins $12.8 million renovation and expansion project

Parkway Place, a nonprofit faith-based senior living community in Houston, is undergoing a $12.8 million renovation and expansion project to improve existing areas and create a new state-of-the-art skilled nursing and rehabilitation center. The project has already started and is expected to finish in the fall. The community currently consists of 159 independent living residences, […]

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