Our Cottages: Blanco

AutumnGrove Cottage Blanco is our first cottage in San Antonio. Located north of the city, the Blanco Cottage stands grand in stature and is our most noticed location of all the cottages. When building the Blanco Cottage we decided to take a different approach on where we placed the cottage. Unlike our other locations, Blanco Read more

April 3, 2013 abigail Comments

Our Heartbeat: AutumnGrove Cottage Prayer

For those who are walking the path of Alzheimer’s and dementia, whether you are a patient, family member, caregiver, spouse, or friend, you know the battles that come with the disease. You come to understand how precious the little things in life are and how much it means to you to have someone make you Read more

April 1, 2013 abigail Comments

Our Difference: AutumnGrove Cottage’s Core Values

When building a house the foundation is the most important part. Without a strong foundation a house cannot remain stable over any length of time. This is also true for AutumnGrove Cottage. Without a firm foundation, or core values as we like to call them, our company would not able to provide high quality Alzheimer’s Read more

March 27, 2013 abigail Comments

Our Cottages: Stone Oak – Coming Soon

We are excited to announce the ground breaking of our newest cottage in San Antonio, Texas! We feel blessed to be able to provide unique Alzheimer’s care to 16 more residents and their families.  AutumnGrove Cottage Stone Oak is our second cottage in San Antonio and the company’s ninth cottage in eight years.  While we Read more

March 25, 2013 abigail Comments

Our Difference: The Purpose of Activities

Staying active keeps you healthy, no matter your age or abilities. It is especially important for people with Alzheimer’s or dementia to stay as active as they can.  Activities, also known as life enrichment programs, are hot topics at any senior living facility and can widly vary in scope depending on type of facility (over Read more

March 22, 2013 abigail Comments

Our Heartbeat: Becky – AutumnGrove Cottage Social Worker

In honor of Social Worker month I would like to take the time to brag on someone very near and dear to the AutumnGrove Cottage family, our social worker Becky Carmichael.  What is a social worker? Social workers advance the social conditions of a community, and especially of the disadvantaged, by providing psychological counseling, guidance, and assistance. Read more

March 20, 2013 abigail Comments

Our Cottages: Pearland

Located in south Houston, our Pearland Cottage offers a beautiful setting of pastureland and a lake. The backyard is open to allow our residents to view the wonderful scenery everyday. Inside the cottage you will find a view even more beautiful than the nature surrounding it. With residents, caregivers and family members always full of Read more

March 18, 2013 abigail Comments

Moments of Joy: Renewing Their Vows

A picture is worth a thousand words. A group of pictures is worth a million words. These pictures will leave you speechless.  Mr. and Mrs. Gower of the Champions Cottage celebrated their wedding anniversary and renewed their vows on Valentine’s Day.    AutumnGrove Cottage is unbelievably honored to have been a part of this sweet Read more

March 15, 2013 abigail Comments

Our Difference: Keeping Our Alzheimer’s Residents Safe in Bathrooms

One of the most common questions from families when touring a cottage is “Why aren’t there bathrooms attached to the bedrooms?” We intentionally design our cottages so that residents cannot directly access the restroom from their bedroom with the resident in mind. We want to keep our residents as safe as possible and bathrooms are Read more

March 13, 2013 abigail Comments