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  • Westminster Named Top Workplace by Austin American-Statesman

    In 2020, Employees Cite the Ability to Give Back as a Workplace Reward November 9, 2020 – AUSTIN, TEXAS – Westminster senior living community has been recognized by the Austin American-Statesman for the seventh consecutive year as a Top Workplace of Greater Austin. This year Westminster ranked 11th among leading mid-sized area employers selected from…

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    Industry Excellence in the Workplace

    Westminster was excited to be recognized at the virtual Leading Age Texas Conference last month for winning the 2020 award for Excellence in the Workplace. This award recognizes organizations that demonstrate effectiveness in fostering and advancing a healthy workplace culture and an environment that promotes the recruitment, retention, and development of staff at all levels…

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    Alzheimer’s Texas Update: Westminster Continues its Generosity

    Sometimes it is during the most trying times that the best of a community is revealed. That has undoubtedly been with the case with Westminster. During the COVID-19 our residents, associates, and beloved family members have raised north of $61,000 for Alzheimer’s Texas, despite our inability to host our traditionally fun events in person. This…

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    8 Dimensions to Wellness

    Here at Westminster in Austin, TX. we support the 8 dimensions of wellness that Life Care Services has outlined as strong supports to physical and mental wellbeing. PHYSICAL WELLNESSAs a cornerstone of wellness, physical activities are planned and directed by our fitness professional Amanda Bruner, our personal trainer, who is available to support physical wellness.…

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    Fall Prevention: Simple tips to prevent falls

    Nearly one-third of older adults experience a fall each year. One out of 10falls result in a serious injury, such as a hip fracture. We would like all ofour senior residents to stay fit and healthy. Here are some tips to help prevent falls: 1. Be Active; stay active! Physical activity can go a long…

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    Austin’s Senior Living Community expands with third building

    Posted by Statesman News Network. Go to full article here. Westminster recently broke ground on a third building — an estimated $75 million expansion with 117 units, all of which have pre-sold in record time. Westminster announced the expansion last year. The new building, called the Carlisle, was designed by Austin-based Pi Architects and is…

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    Compassion Boosts Your Health and Happiness

    What is compassion? Compassion, as defined by Wikipedia, is an emotion that is a sense of shared suffering, most often combined with a desire to alleviate or reduce the suffering of another; to show special kindness to those who suffer. Compassion essentially arises through empathy, and is often characterized through actions, wherein a person acting…

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    Hydration Tips for Senior Adults

    As temperatures soar in the summer, outside activities can increase your risk for dehydration. Not getting enough fluids can lead to serious health problems. Why you could be at risk With age, the body’s ability to conserve water is reduced and the sense of thirst diminishes. By the time someone actually feels thirsty, essential fluids…

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    5 Ways to Let Gratitude In

    It may seem difficult to think about what you are grateful for when timesare uncertain and scary. Upholding or beginning a daily gratitude practicecan change our perspective and give us hope. Robert A. Emmons, authorof the book (Gratitude Works!) has this to say, “… not only will a gratefulattitude help—it is essential. In fact, it…

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