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What Does “Mission Driven” Really Mean?

Working for MRC has been rewarding and one of the best career moves I have ever made. Not only do I get the opportunity to change the lives of seniors but they have also changed mine. You may ask how that is possible. It is due to working for a company that is mission driven. …

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Spring Cleaning:Rightsizing

Spring Cleaning: Right-Sizing When spring comes, do you look around your place and say “I need to de-clutter” or “I have too much stuff”? No need to fear, it is something we have all faced. Here are a few tips in right sizing your living space. In order to finish, you have to begin. Several …

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WHY MY HOBBIES THRIVE AT CORNERSTONE – BETTY JO HAYS

After living in Hope, AR for 57 years, moving to Cornerstone in 2017 was a major transition. Yet, in that transition I have never doubted that it was the right move. Cornerstone is unique among retirement communities in our four states corner of the world. My patio home is delightful, with just the right combination …

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EXECUTIVE CHEF TYRECE AND HIS HEART HEALTHY RECIPE

Tyrece Higdon, the Executive Chef at MRC Cornerstone, has a mission when he is cooking his meals. His mission is to feed our residents a healthy, well-balanced meal daily. A “healthy style” of eating is the best way to defend yourself against high cholesterol, heart disease, diabetes and obesity. Chef Tyrece believes our bodies are …

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Hurricane Harvey: Memories Linger One Year Later

In the late afternoon hours of August 25, 2017, a Category 4 storm named “Harvey” began rolling into the Houston metro area. It would eventually dump more than 50 inches of rain and strike the Texas coast with winds up to 130mph. The storm brought unprecedented amounts of rain to an area stretching from the …

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Honoring a Local Legend: Nathan E. Jones, Jr.

The contributions made by many black citizens to the well being of people in the Texarkana area must include a mention of Nathan E. Jones, Jr., a graduate of Booker T. Washington High School. Mr. Jones now resides at Cornerstone Retirement Community, but in his heyday he was considered one of the titans of education …

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Four Major Myths of Downsizing for Retirement Community Living

The Census Bureau reports that the average American will move 12 times during his or her lifetime. Most moves involve moving up in size to accommodate new family members or to an improved living space. Yet when it comes to downsizing to move into a retirement community, many view it as part of the agony …

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