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Assisted Living Houston Residents Benefit from Student Volunteers


Posted by Lisa Witt on Apr 17, 2017 6:47:00 AM

Assisted Living Houston Residents Benefit from Student Volunteers

Dana Tyson from 99.1 Sunny FM radio in Houston hosts the 5am to 11am radio slot. She has a segment entitled:"Tell Me Something Good" where she reads/reports human interest stories. Here is Activity Director Aimee Dubuisson’s contribution to “Tell me something Good” featured Friday, April 14th at 6:20am.

“This morning, on your morning show, I heard you tell a story about a teacher who encourages students to volunteer at Senior Living Centers. Actually, there are teachers in Houston who encourage this

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Topics: Top 10 Questions for Assisted Living

Healthy Tips for Seniors Houston Assisted Living: Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) Prevention


Posted by Lisa Witt on Apr 11, 2017 8:39:00 AM

Healthy Tips for Seniors Houston Assisted Living: Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) Prevention

What is a urinary tract infection?  

  • It is an infection that may involve the kidneys, ureters, bladder, or urethra.

Causes of a urinary tract infection

  • This type of infection occurs when bacteria gets into the urine and begins to grow.
  • Bacteria can travel up from urethra and can move up all the way to the kidneys leading to a kidney infection.
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Topics: Top 10 Questions for Assisted Living, Healthy Tips for Seniors

Spotlight: Medicare Home Health Houston Nurse Plays Key Role in Assisted Living Houston Care


Posted by Lisa Witt on Apr 4, 2017 9:10:00 AM

Medicare Home Health Nurse Plays Key Role in Assisted Living Houston Care

One of the key services that Senior Allegiance provides is Medicare Home Health Care for Treemont residents.Senior Allegiance Home Health works under the direction of your physician to manage an injury or illness in the convenience of your apartment, seeking the best possible outcome in a compassionate and professional manner. Senior Allegiance submits all Home Health claims.

Traditional Medicare covers in full a 60-day renewable Home Health Episode for Nursing and Rehabilitation (physical, occupational and/or speech therapy) services provided in the comfort of your home. Should you sign up with Senior Allegiance, Analeyi Betancourt , RN is one of the caring

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Topics: Top 10 Questions for Assisted Living, home health care in houston

Meet Your Assisted Living Houston Neighbor: Anne Chaney


Posted by Lisa Witt on Apr 1, 2017 10:05:45 AM

Meet Your Assisted Living Houston Neighbor: Anne Chaney
 by Lois McCall      

Early Life

Anne Cheney was born in Greensboro, North Carolina, and lived in Virginia and Maryland, graduating from the University of Maryland, where she was active in Pi Beta Phi. She has happy childhood memories of going to summer camp at Camp David before President Eisenhower acquired it as a presidential retreat. 

She set an early pattern of staying busy, and in junior high was assistant editor of the school newsletter, and was also student chair in charge of selling U.S. Savings Stamps. This led to her participation in a city-wide rally to sell U.S. War Bonds and Stamps. This high profile activity once had her sharing a stage in the town square with actress Claudette Colbert and most of the town’s dignitaries.

During World War II she was a Jr. Helper

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Topics: Top 10 Questions for Assisted Living, Meet Your Assisted Living Houston Neighbor

Healthy Tips for Seniors Houston Assisted Living: Heart Healthy Diet


Posted by Lisa Witt on Mar 21, 2017 8:54:00 AM

Healthy Tips for Seniors Houston Assisted Living: Heart Healthy Diet

  • What is Heart Healthy Diet?  

    • According to the American heart association following a heart healthy diet and lifestyle can help you fight cardiovascular disease.
    • The goal of this type of diet is to eat foods that help obtain or maintain healthy levels of cholesterol.

    Recommendations for a heart healthy diet:

    • Balance the number of calories you eat and physical activity to maintain a healthy body weight (this means not eating more calories than you need).
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Topics: Top 10 Questions for Assisted Living, Healthy Tips for Seniors

Assisted Living Houston Community Redecorates Its Dining Room


Posted by Lisa Witt on Mar 15, 2017 8:10:00 AM

Assisted Living Houston Community Its Redecorates Dining Room

Treemont Retirement Community is Houston’s “Retirement Tradition” being the first senior living community of its kind in Houston developed about 40 years ago. It is a testimony to the long-tenured, caring staffthat fosters a cozy atmosphere that this continuing care retirement community (CCRC) has served multiple generations of Houstonians.Treemont has been getting an update in recent years, starting with the renovation of Building A and now moving to a complete remodel of the Treemont Dining Room.

The remodel has been guided by Casey Brand of Cassandra Brand Interiors. The original classic brass chandeliers

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Topics: Top 10 Questions for Assisted Living

Meet Maria Rodriguez, Dining Staff at Assisted Living in Houston Community


Posted by Lisa Witt on Mar 8, 2017 4:54:02 PM

Meet Maria Rodriguez, Dining Staff at Assisted Living in Houston Community

There are some individuals who quietly do their daily work without fanfare yet epitomize what Treemont most values in an employee.Dining Staff Salad Station Lead Maria Rodriguez has devoted a 37 year career to making our residents feel loved and respected. Maria makes sure the salad area is clean and sanitized at all times. She also ensures that all salads each day are prepped in accordance to recipes and exact quantities.

Maria applied to work in the Dining Room at this senior living Houston community because her daughter Olga had been working here and really enjoyed it. She had previously worked in an apartment complex nearby. She has been at our assisted living in Houston community for almost 36 years,

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Topics: Top 10 Questions for Assisted Living

Meet Your Assisted Living Houston Neighbor: W.B. Mac McLeroy


Posted by Lisa Witt on Feb 17, 2017 10:20:13 AM

Meet Your Assisted Living Houston Neighbor: W.B. Mac McLeroy
 by Lois McCall     
 

W.B. Mac” McLeroy was born to W. B. Sr. and Frances Winona Hawthorne McLeroy in Corpus Christi, Texas, and has lived most of his life in the “oil patch.”

In many ways he is the quintessential Texan—a savvy and successful business man well in control of any situation, rugged and strong yet affable, soft-spoken and almost courtly in manner.

He was the eldest of three children who learned in childhood to adapt to changing circumstances. His father was an early entrant into the lucrative oil field service industry and thoroughly enjoyed his associations with oil drillers and producers all over Texas. Mac recalls frequent moves to places like San Angelo or Winters, Midland or Refugio. Wherever the

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Topics: Top 10 Questions for Assisted Living, Meet Your Assisted Living Houston Neighbor

Assisted Living Houston Resident Artists Display Their Artwork


Posted by Lisa Witt on Feb 15, 2017 10:09:00 AM

Assisted Living Houston Residents Display Their Artwork

This independent living in Houston community has a wealth of talented residents and a cross-section of skills from geophysicists to physicians to artists and musicians. During the month of February, Treemont has focused on the Artists in our community. Today we celebrate the artists in our midst. All are gifted, uncompromisingly detailed, yet their works vary in styles from abstract to baroque but all aesthetically pleasing. On February 16, 2017, our assistedl living in Houston Artists will exhibit their works of art. Some residents still paint, others have

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Topics: Top 10 Questions for Assisted Living

Healthy Tips for Seniors Houston Assisted Living: Flu Influenza


Posted by Lisa Witt on Feb 7, 2017 9:45:00 AM

Healthy Tips for Seniors Houston Assisted Living: Influenza

  • What is Influenza? 

    • The CDC defines this condition as a contagious respiratory illness caused by the influenza virus that affects the nose, throat and lungs.

    Signs and Symptoms

    • After exposure to the virus it may take 1 to 4 days to begin to
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Topics: Top 10 Questions for Assisted Living, Healthy Tips for Seniors