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The Pinnacle Celebrates Its One Year Anniversary!

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by | September 3rd, 2014

First Pinnacle Residents

How time flies!  One year ago, with construction still underway, we began moving our new residents into The Pinnacle.  The Wellness Center wasn’t complete, dining rooms were not open, showers ran with cold water, and A wing wasn’t open.  But brave souls like Harry Foster (and first dog, Hannah), JoAnn Loe, Nita Peace, the Thomas’s,…Read the Rest of Article

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The Meaning of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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by | September 3rd, 2014

ALS donations soar thanks to Ice Bucket Challenge.

The Ice Bucket Challenge is the activity of dumping a bucket of ice water on someone’s head to promote awareness and encourage donations for research for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) disease, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. The origins of the idea of dumping cold water on one’s head to raise money for charity are…Read the Rest of Article

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Staying Cool This Summer

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by | July 10th, 2014

Keep Calm and Stay Hydrated!

As the Texas Hill Country heat begins to simmer and reach triple digits, it is important to remember to protect ourselves from heat stroke, heat stress and other problems. Here are a few tips to keep in mind while staying cool this summer: 1. Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate. Maintain salt-water balance by drinking plenty of fluids…Read the Rest of Article

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Kudos Pinnacle Chef Alex Altamirano!

The Pinnacle at EdenHill

by | July 8th, 2014

Pinnacle Chef Alex Altamirano third from the left.

Pinnacle Chef de Cuisine Alex Altamirano is one of over a dozen San Antonio area chefs who have banded together to form a  nonprofit cooperative promoting local farmer-chef relationships.  The coop members’ goal is to showcase Texas produce and products and give back to the farms.  The chefs, from various area restaurants,  advocate purchasing from…Read the Rest of Article

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Grantmakers In Aging Announces Age-Friendly Communities Photo Contest Winners

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by | May 30th, 2014

Pinnacle Resident Betsey Leohner participating in Water Aerobics.

Grantmakers In Aging (GIA) announced the winners of its first “Friendly Places, Friendly Faces” photo contest, part of GIA’s Community Agenda Initiative, supported by the Pfizer Foundation. Fund Development Director, Becky Huff, submitted this photo of Betsey Leohner participating in water aerobics. The photographer is Suzanne Graham and received third place in the category of…Read the Rest of Article

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WWII Veteran Pinnacle Resident Receives Recognition Years Later For His Service

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by | May 30th, 2014

Recognition for two tours of duty between 1943 to 1944.

Pinnacle Resident Bob J. Sappington, received an unexpected surprise recently when he found a letter in his mail box from the National Personnel Record Center in St. Louis, notifying him of medals he qualified for during his World War II service from 1943 to 1944. The medals included a Bronze Star, a Combat Infantry badge…Read the Rest of Article

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The 9 Best Heart Disease Blogs of 2013

The Pinnacle at EdenHill

by | April 14th, 2014

Heart Healthy Fruit

While working at a CCRC and regardless of which area one may work in (Assisted Living, Independent Living, Skilled Nursing, etc.) you get to know your residents. So when they have a scare, it’s an eye-opener and a wake-up call. This particular instance revolved around one resident’s heart. Oh, the tricky heart. Our life force,…Read the Rest of Article

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EdenHill Communities Recipient of Three Leading Age Awards

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by | April 14th, 2014

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     We all know that EdenHill Communities is an awesome place to work and live! And what better way to validate what we already know than three (3), yes three, recipient awards from LeadingAge Texas. LeadingAge is the support organization for not-for-profit Health Care Retirement Communities in Texas and throughout the nation.    …Read the Rest of Article

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Container Gardening Tips

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by | March 8th, 2014

Spring Is Here

       If you like winter then you probably did not have a problem with this year’s unseasonably brutal winter season. It seems winters here are changing with much colder temperatures and instead of blowing through in one or two days, they’re lasting three to five days.      Brrrr! But the good news…Read the Rest of Article

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So Long Old Man Winter, Hello Spring!

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by | March 8th, 2014

Spring wagon ride

     As we say so long to Old Man Winter and look forward to beautiful spring days, we reflect on how far residents and staff have come in a few short months at The Pinnacle. Move in began in August 2013 and since that time, residents have enjoyed meeting new friends and neighbors and…Read the Rest of Article

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