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What does passion mean anyway?

Passion. It’s a word that gets thrown around today in all manner of ways. Find your passion. Live your passion. But those phrases are difficult to wrap your hands around due to their ambiguity. They can mean something completely different from one person to the next. Wayne and Misti Powell, co-founders [...]

By | 2017-10-18T00:36:35+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Senior Living|0 Comments

Ed and Rojean’s Love Story

The following is the love story of Ed and Rojean of Midtowne Assisted Living and Memory Care. We are blessed to have Ed as a part of our Midtowne Family! Rojean, her mother, sister and grandparents moved next door to Ed in 1937. Her mothers name was Gladys. Rojean was 9 years old at [...]

By | 2017-02-15T09:36:19+00:00 February 15th, 2017|Senior Living|0 Comments

Jack and Glada’s Blind Date

I worked at Bell Telephone Company and I ate lunch at noon with the girls in the office. They decided they wanted to fix me up with a guy named Jack who worked at Bell Helicopter and arranged for us to meet. They picked me up at choir practice from church and when I came [...]

By | 2017-02-15T09:53:50+00:00 February 15th, 2017|Senior Living|0 Comments

Harry, Faine, and a Dozen Roses

Excerpted from “How I Met your Mother, etc.” by Harry Wistrand. Harry and his wife are both residents at Acadia Estates in Dallas, Texas. They’ve been married for 73 years and met at the University of Alabama. Now back to college. My sophomore year, 1939 to 1940 was somewhat easier, but I was still learning [...]

By | 2017-02-15T09:09:03+00:00 February 15th, 2017|Senior Living|0 Comments

Dr. Charles Bell and His Beautiful Wife

If one asks Dr. Charles D. Bell about his late wife, Robbie Nell Bell, his emotions flood to the surface. “She was my sweetie. She was so beautiful. There wasn’t anyone who didn’t like her.” Pictures of her appear in every corner of his room. He is right, she was beautiful. He met her [...]

By | 2017-02-15T09:48:35+00:00 February 15th, 2017|Senior Living|0 Comments

Roger and Elsa’s Love Story

Rogelio “Roger” Colunga grew up in Hondo, Texas. Upon graduation from High School he enlisted in the United States Air Force. When he came home on leave in the fall of 1949, he decided to attend his old High School’s football game and showed up in his Air Force dress uniform. He sat on the [...]

By | 2017-02-15T09:50:15+00:00 February 15th, 2017|Senior Living|0 Comments

Benefits of Early Morning Exercises

It’s already pretty well-known that exercise is a pretty important part of staying healthy, no matter what the age. Exercising specifically in the morning, though, can provide some additional benefits. Setting that time aside first thing in the morning means you’ll be able to start off your day already being productive. The benefits of exercise [...]

By | 2016-09-23T21:19:29+00:00 September 24th, 2016|Senior Living|0 Comments

Why Assisted Living Can Provide Independence

Many times, seniors and their loved ones will wonder if assisted living is truly the right solution. Seniors might feel as though they are giving up their independence by moving into an assisted living community, but that’s not necessarily the case. Seniors need that sense of independence to continue being present as they age. They [...]

By | 2016-09-23T21:15:19+00:00 September 23rd, 2016|Assisted Living|0 Comments