Safety vs Independence How many of us, have questioned ourselves, about letting our elderly parents drive? It’s a story I hear over and over again, from the families that come to me for advice and counsel. I am the Marketing Director for a wonderful Continuing Care Retirement Community, and have talked with hundreds of families …Read More
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5 Reasons Why Residents Feel Lucky to Live at Arbor Oaks Friendships “I feel lucky to live at Arbor Oaks because of the friendships and fellowship here. Gosh, it makes life easy, but the friendships are the number one reason!” –Wanda Greer Staff “It’s a blessing to be here. After getting married, this was …Read More
When is the best time to make the move? A common question among prospective CCRC (continuing care retirement community) residents is, “When is the best time to make the move?” There is no right answer to this question because everyone’s situation is different and unique. If you wait too long, you risk missing out on some of the very …Read More
In the late afternoon hours of August 25, 2017, a Category 4 storm named “Harvey” began rolling into the Houston metro area. It would eventually dump more than 50 inches of rain and strike the Texas coast with winds up to 130mph. The storm brought unprecedented amounts of rain to an area stretching from the …Read More
Having “the conversation” with aging parents is an important step in ensuring that whatever care they may need in the future meets their wishes. In this video, Eva provides 17 vital questions that should be addressed in any discussion with parents concerning their preferences for care as they grow older.Read More
Marketing Director Eva Hutton continues her discussion about the conflicts that can arise among siblings when there are concerns about the welfare of aging parents. In this video, she provides some strategies for resolving those conflicts.Read More
Eva Hutton, our marketing director, has worked with families caregivers for many years, witnessing countless situations and providing advice and guidance to help create a wide range of caregiving solutions. As a former nurse, lifestyle enrichment director and now marketing director for Crestview Retirement Community, Eva hears many questions. This video is the first in …Read More
Relocating to a retirement community almost always requires seniors to pare down their possessions, a process generally called “downsizing.” Relocation consultants prefer the term “rightsizing,” but some who are contemplating the process often refer to it as “dread.” “Downsizing is tough, because you have an emotional attachment to your stuff,” said Alex Dessler, a resident …Read More
Want to get the latest in tips to help your garden grow? Twice a month, resident gardener Elmer Krehbiel shares his knowledge with the Bryan-College Station community through helpful articles in The Eagle newspaper. Read them onlineRead More
Each new year ushers in resolutions to get in shape. You can find an abundance of tips and advice for people under age 65, but many folks over that age can’t see how it applies to them. Their reasoning against exercise can include “too old;” “too disabled” or “too much risk of a fall.” Nancy …Read More