Benefits of Nutrition During the Aging Process

Eating right is difficult for everyone. This fact does not change with age. As we age, our dietary needs DO change however, along with our lifestyle. It can be increasingly difficult to keep up with these changes, especially when various organizations have such varied opinions about what is healthy and what is unhealthy. Of course,… Continue reading Benefits of Nutrition During the Aging Process

Does Gardening Benefit the Elderly?

Great gardens have provided food and medicine for people since the beginning of time. Gardening as a hobby grows in popularity each year.  Many people of all ages enjoy building, planting and cultivating a garden.  But, are there specific ways that the elderly can benefit from gardening as opposed to other hobbies? Absolutely! Benefit #1:… Continue reading Does Gardening Benefit the Elderly?

Moving to Assisted Living? How to Downsize

Join the Trend Downsizing is one of the most popular trends around the nation right now.  There are as many motivations to downsize our lives as there are lives.  Some downsize in order to move into tiny houses, some downsize in order to simplify their lives, or to allow them more time to travel.  Today… Continue reading Moving to Assisted Living? How to Downsize

Keep Mental Abilities Sharp in the Elderly

Keeping Sharp We all know that cognitive abilities are some of the first things that show signs of aging. Slight bits of forgetfulness, cloudiness of thought, or general confusion could be signs of something more serious than aging, and if you suspect that, the first step would be to get a doctor’s opinion. Whether or… Continue reading Keep Mental Abilities Sharp in the Elderly

Overcoming Loneliness

What is Loneliness? Loneliness is an evasive thing.  People have been studying it for years, especially in elderly adults who seem prone to sadness and isolation.  But, those studies have contradictory data.  Some of them include statistics for people who “feel isolated” while others only study data from people who have been so lonely and… Continue reading Overcoming Loneliness

BeeHive Homes of Cypress, Texas (Houston Area)

Emergency to Happiness Our First Resident Randy and Joyce Paramore recently built their beautiful BeeHive Home of Cypress, Texas located just northwest of Houston.  We wanted to share the experience of their very first resident in the words of that’s resident’s daughter.   “Our family was in an emergency situation needing care for my mom… Continue reading BeeHive Homes of Cypress, Texas (Houston Area)

Recognizing Excellence – Sara Simpson of BeeHive Homes

Welcome Back Sara! Happy Mother’s Day As Mother’s Day approaches, we wanted to recognize another one of our top team members, Sara Simpson, who is a care giver for our BeeHive Home in Enchanted Hills, New Mexico.  Sara is a wonderful mother and demonstrates the excellence we hope for in a care giver. Sara has… Continue reading Recognizing Excellence – Sara Simpson of BeeHive Homes

The Grand City of Abilene, TX

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Abilene, Texas“The Key City”“The Friendly Frontier” Abilene Today Abilene is a city located in both Taylor and Jones Counties of Texas.  The population of the entire Abilene metropolitan area is over 170,000 and is located just off Interstate 20.  The city is roughly divided down the middle by the railroad, which splits the city into… Continue reading The Grand City of Abilene, TX

The Start To Another Great Life

You’ve Lived A Full Life   You’ve already lived a full life and have experiences to share! Growing older and the challenges that accompany age can be celebrated, as long as you have someone there to share the journey.  We trust our doctors, family members, friends and neighbors of many years to help us make good… Continue reading The Start To Another Great Life