Pets Make Great Roommates at Argent Court

Pets Make Great Roommates at Argent Court

For some of our residents, calling Argent Court home means calling it home for their four-legged and winged family members too. And we love that. As a pet-friendly senior living community, Argent Court has been home to dogs and cats as well as the occasional fish,...

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A Day in the Life

A Day in the Life

I was talking with a resident the other day and I asked her what an average day looks like for her.  She started by telling me she does not like to get up early so she gets up when she feels like it and takes her time dallying around.  She likes to piddle by putting...

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It’s Never Too Late

Grandma Moses, an artist who began painting at the age of 78 proved it's never too late to learn a new skill.   She originally used her talents to do embroidery but when arthritis affected her hands, she took up painting. Our activity director in our Seguin facility...

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The Perfect Caregiver

At Argent Court we strive to find caregivers who embody our vision.  Our Mission Statement is as follows: Argent Court is committed to providing exceptional assisted living that demonstrates our dedication to improving quality of lifestyle choices for seniors, and at...

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Licensed versus Unlicensed

I recently came across a news article about elder abuse.  It was a horrible account of abuse in a San Antonio home.  Although the article didn't specifically mention it, I am almost certain it was an unlicensed home.  The woman was charging $600 a month to allow...

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It’s All About Choices

In almost twenty years in the assisted living industry, the one thing I have come to realize is with the elderly people at this stage it's all about choice.  I've tried over the years to put myself in their shoes.  They have been living for a long time independently...

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Music Memories

Last night I was watching a PBS special on Motown music.  They had Aretha Franklin, Lou Rawls, the Temptations and so many others.  This music  was popular when I was in high school and it brought back so many memories.  I remembered dancing to them as a teenager....

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Alzheimers or Dementia

In 19 years in the assisted living industry, I have found that anyone who exhibits any symptoms of dementia are automatically labeled as having Alzheimers.  When I was in college, I had a professor who illustrated the differences between the two.  She said when you...

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5 Signs Your Elderly Loved One May Need Help

I do talks about how you know when you need help or an assisted living placement.  AARP recently came out with an article that pretty well describes some things to look for.   They listed 5 things: 1.   Fall hazard - a person is falling a lot 2.  Unfinished business -...

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