Welcome to ABODE

ABODE provides a welcoming, peaceful home and unconditional loving care to our guests through the compassionate service of our community and volunteers.

Our Vision

Dying is a sacred time of life. Love, compassion, and a home matter to all who are dying; those whom we honor and from whom we learn. We serve the community as an educational resource in the art of contemplative living and dying.
Home

Take a Tour of ABODE

See compassionate, loving care by our volunteers and staff. If you would like to schedule a tour of the ABODE Home, please call 210-967-9891. And please bring a friend or two. 

Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to sign up for the latest news about ABODE

Watercolor Gang Show!

Join us on a journey to the Texas Gulf Coast...and Beyond with the Iconic Watercolor Gang. Enjoy the creative works of Finis Collins, Clay McGaughy, Lee Ricks, Gordon West and guest artist Roy Murray.
It's a three day show with the opening reception on Sept 22 and 40% of the proceeds benefit ABODE. See all the details on our event page.

How to Become an ABODE Guest

Guests, who are believed to have just a few months left to live, must have a hospice managing their professional care. They may be recommended by a hospice agency, family members, or caregivers. See the guest agreement for more details.

  • ABODE Be an ABODE Volunteer Find the volunteer position that fits you.
  • ABODE Contemplative Care for the Dying Gives round-the-clock care for three guests in a custom built, ADA Accessible home, by staff and well-trained volunteers.
  • The ABODE home and care relies on a team of dedicated and well trained volunteers. call 210-967-9891

Our Mission & Vision

Contemplative Care for the Dying

ABODE provides a welcoming, peaceful home and unconditional loving care to our guests through the compassionate service of our community and volunteers.
Read More

Contemplative Practices

The Tree of Contemplative Practices

There is a wide variety of Contemplative Practices which may be used to cultivate awareness and develop a stronger connection to the divine, God, or inner wisdom.
Read More

Guiding Traditions

Encouraging Contemplative Practices 

The guiding traditions reflect Judeo-Christian, Buddhist, Muslim and Hindu scripture, prayers and insights that encourage contemplative practices to help point the way to the deepest realization of who we are in the gift of life and death, service and love...
Read More

Abode is...

An interfaith, nonprofit organization, provides services at no cost funded solely by individual donations and foundation grants.

ABODE is also a community education center that honors death and dying as a natural rhythm of life.

Learn More About Us
 

Watch Video

Read Our Blog (soon)

Our Staff

Calendar of Events
Mary opened her eyes to the ABODE caregiver and said. “Heaven is so beautiful!”

Meet Our Founder & Executive Director

Edwin 2smll
Edwin Sasek President and Founder
MJ photo
Martha Jo Atkins, Ph.D. Executive Director
 
ABODE Contemplative Care for the Dying:
• A non-profit 501(c)3, interfaith community organization.
• Not a hospice, but rather a home with a warm, welcoming, and peaceful ambience for guests entering the last three months of life.
• There is no cost to the guest.

Learn More About ABODE
 
 

Get In Touch

      •  8619 Post Oak Ln
        San Antonio, Texas 78217
        map
      •  (210) 967-9891
      •  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
      •  P.O. Box 47640
        San Antonio, TX 78265