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A Day in the Life: Meet Vicky and Jim Phelps

If you were to ask Blue Skies of Texas residents Vickie and Jim Phelps to describe what a typical day in their lives looks like, what you’d get is something akin to a kaleidoscope—an ever-changing, multifaceted, colorful view of an extremely vibrant community. “We’ve lived here for nine years, and we love it,” says Vickie....

Freedom House Aims to Further Alzheimer’s Research in a New Partnership with the Biggs Institute at UT Health

The goal of the study is to establish better methods for reducing anxiety in those living with Alzheimer’s and other memory disorders. Alzheimer’s disease and other memory disorders have touched many of our lives, but thanks to advancements in medicine and therapies, people with dementia can live longer and happier lives. Alzheimer’s-related research has gained...
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Your Home, Your Way

                How one couple “flipped” over their new home at Blue Skies of Texas Imagine living in over twenty apartments in two decades, all after retirement. It was just crazy enough to work for Ron and Carolyn Paget, a couple who now reside at Blue Skies of Texas....

Eating Better for a Stronger Heart

Get the most out of life by making better choices. February is American Heart Month, which makes it a great time to talk about cardiovascular health. Keeping your heart healthy is a good thing for all ages, but it’s especially important for seniors. Physical activity is one of the best ways to ward off artery...

New Year, Upgraded You!

Setting intentions for a healthier and more peaceful year. It’s the time of year for well-intentioned resolutions and phrases like “new year, new me” to start appearing in social media newsfeeds. Change is hard, but the good news is you don’t need to make major lifestyle alterations to feel your best. Health and mobility play...