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Provident Crossings Man Turns Apartment Into Winter Wonderland

ROUND ROCK, TX — A Round Rock man with disabilities has turned his studio apartment into a winter wonderland.  Ken Teller loves Christmastime, and it shows. The decorations stop you at the door and make you wonder what’s inside. “It was quite an undertaking,” Teller said.  From the...

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#RLC Moments: Emerald Oaks Community Project: 17,000 Plastic Bags Transformed into Sleeping Mats

This year, resident Lorraine of Emerald Oaks in San Antonio and Kelly Alonzo, the  community's Lifestyle Director, have worked to transform over 17,000 discarded plastic bags into mats using crochet needl...

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#RLCMoments: Emily Remby, AM Cook, Towne Center

I honestly don't remember the first time I baked something. It’s always been something that I did with my mom. I do remember always being fascinated with bread. The first bread I learned to bake was honey oat bread. I loved learning how to knead the dough and watching it ris...

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#RLC Moments: PI Day at Stone Oak

Guest Blog by Kathie Bailey, Stone Oak ResidentStone Oak opened in late October 2015 and the following March, some of the residents thought it would be fun to celebrate March 14 as PI Day. So we made a sign-up list and that first year, 11 residents and...

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#RLCMoments: A Comprehensive List of Worry-Free Living

Robinwood residents Byron and Diane sent the blog team an unsolicited post, laying out just what downsizing has meant to them. It’s quite a list! Things we no longer pay: • Homeowner’s insurance • Cit...

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#RLCMoments: A Year of Flowers, in Honor of Brigitte

“It’s Friday happy hour at Lakeline Oaks Retirement Resort and the boxed wine is flowing.” So begins a beautifully written story by Kristin Finan in the Austin American-Statesman about Andy, a resident at Lakeline Oaks in Cedar Park, Texas. For the last year, since he moved...

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#RLCMoments: Al, Coronado Villa

I became interested in needlepoint in 1988. I was housebound and recovering from heart bypass surgery. I started doing it just to have something to do. The first one was called “The Turkey and the Mountain”. The next was called “The Divine Shepherd”, which was Christ as a yo...

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#RLCMoments: Ethel, Bradford Square

...On the secret to a good life...My husband, Frank, is 101 years old. We met just over 40 years ago. Our spouses had both died of cancer. We lived in Atlanta, Georgia then. Through Frank’s boss, we were set u...

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