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What is National Family Caregivers Month?

Whether they’re a family member, close friend or trusted neighbor, caregivers play a critical role in the day-to-day lives of millions across the country. While they may not always get the recognition they deserve, National Family Caregivers Month puts caregivers in the spotlight and provides an opportunity to offer gratitude and respect. National Family Caregivers …

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Querencia Salutes our Veterans

While Veterans Day is celebrated Nov. 11, Querencia is proud to honor our veterans every day of the year. Querencia at Barton Creek counts many veterans among our residents and we are honored to recognize our residents and team members who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Here are a few of our favorite …

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What is the Difference Between Assisted Living and Independent Living?

Not everyone understands what differentiates assisted living from independent living. In fact, there are common misconceptions about both types of senior living that can make it difficult for older adults and their loved ones to know which community is best suited to their needs. Here, we can help you distinguish between the two and make …

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Fall Festivities in Austin, Texas

Austin is a highly underrated fall destination. When the temperatures cool and the calendar turns to autumn, it’s one of the most beautiful locations in the country. With the nightlife and natural wonders around Austin, there’s no shortage of options when it comes to celebrating the fall season. Fall in Austin, Texas Between the unlimited …

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How Querencia Can Help You Come Back from Caregiver Burnout

Providing care for a loved one can be rewarding, but it can also be a burden. As a caregiver, you may feel guilty thinking of it as a burden, but you can’t afford to ignore the stresses of caregiving. If you don’t focus on your own health and life, you’re going to worsen your ability …

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The Benefits of Health Services at Querencia

At Querencia at Barton Creek, the needs of our residents come first. From resort-style hospitality and 24/7 concierge services, to our senior-centric health services and personalized care plans. For current residents and older adults in the Austin area, we offer a full continuum of care at Querencia. From short-term rehab to advanced memory care, read …

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Benefits of a Life Care Community

Let’s face it. At some point we all must decide on how we want to live our senior years. Some of us may choose to age in place. And others may find themselves on the hunt for a senior living community. Querencia at Barton Creek is a continuing care retirement community in Austin, Texas, that …

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What is Respite Care?

Being a primary caregiver is hard work. Oftentimes, people caring for a loved one fail to account for their own physical and mental health needs. In a recent NAC and AARP survey, nearly 23% of American caregivers said that caregiving has made their health worse. Respite care is a form of caregiving assistance that gives …

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Top Services & Amenities to Consider in Your Senior Living Search

Finding a senior living community that is right for you takes time. There are many things to consider, starting with the type of community you want to live in. Continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) like Querencia at Barton Creek provide access to the full spectrum of care. Residents also benefit from our location near Austin …

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How Caregivers Can Support a Loved One Showing Signs of Alzheimer’s

Learning that a loved one has Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia can be devastating. Accepting the diagnosis is often a very hard thing to do and it takes time. Denial and fear are normal reactions, often followed by grief. As a potential caretaker of someone with dementia, it is extremely important to give …

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