Seniors set out to walk 1430 miles with Walk Across Texas! program
Seniors set out to walk 1430 miles with Walk Across Texas! program
Sixty seniors at Baptist Retirement Community in San Angelo have set out to complete 1,430 miles worth of activities in an attempt to figuratively...
The “Well, duh” of holistic wellness
The “Well, duh” of holistic wellness
Buckner Retirement Services’ approach to holistic wellness has a significant impact in an ever-growing circle of lives. Meeting the whole person’s...
‘Granny Tax’ Legislation Targets Dallas Area Seniors
‘Granny Tax’ Legislation Targets Dallas Area Seniors
A group of non-profit area health care providers are concerned that legislation in the Texas legislature will tax large numbers of elderly in nursing...
Coming full circle
Coming full circle
The paper cover of a rectangular Snapfolio book from Edwards Photo Service in Tyler, Texas, is worn soft from years of being passed from box to box,...
Quilts of many colors
Quilts of many colors
In the second bedroom of her Buckner Villas home, you’ll find Jean Ferris thoughtfully stitching together quilts on her 1965 Singer sewing machine. ...
McPherson to lead Buckner Hospice
McPherson to lead Buckner Hospice
Buckner Retirement Services is pleased to announce Nicole McPherson as the new administrator of Buckner Hospice. ...
15 words to improve heart health in senior adults
15 words to improve heart health in senior adults
In honor of American Heart Month, Rachel Ramirez, wellness director at Parkway Place in Houston, and Corey Gaddis, director of nursing at Calder Woods...
A heart for seniors
A heart for seniors
Buckner Retirement Services is where senior adults live purposeful lives, where "How are you today?" is a genuine question, and where discovering new...
What you need to know about growing older
What you need to know about growing older
Growing older has never been better! Buckner leaders joined morning show host Deborah Duncan on KHOU’s Great Day Houston this morning to visit about...
Faith in our future
Faith in our future
On Feb. 18, 1942, Marion Konishi Takehara was a normal high school kid. ...
A grocery store love story
A grocery store love story
Arthur and Dorothy Champagne first met in 1941 at a grocery store in Port Arthur, Texas. He was 12 years old. She was just 11. ...
Loving through laughter
Loving through laughter
Studies show that laughter stimulates vital organs, releases endorphins and reduces stress.  And according to Carroll and Lewan Harris, laughter may...


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