Volunteer of the Month

Mar 7, 2018 — Our Volunteer of the Month is Susana G. who hails from Harlingen, Texas. She has 7 children, 16 grand-children & 16 great-grand-children. Now that’s a party! Susana is a resident here at KM who spends a lot of her time helping the Activities Department. Everything from spectacular decorations to helping with classes and parties –... Read More

KM Rehab Superstar

Mar 7, 2018 — After a fall at her home in the summer of 2017, Dorothy H. was admitted to a local hospital and spent over a week recovering. Dorothy then came to Kirkwood Manor following that hospital stay. When she arrived at KM, her ability to move about, perform normal activities and take care of herself was considerably... Read More

Residents of the Month: Short Term Unit

Mar 7, 2018 — Joyce M. is our Short-term Unit Resident of the Month. Born and raised in Haskell, Texas, which is about an hour north of Abilene in west Texas, Ms. Joyce was a bookkeeper by occupation. Married to husband Emil (now passed) for 43 years, she has 5 children and 12 grandchildren. She enjoys music, sewing, crafts... Read More

Residents of the Month Long Term Unit

Mar 7, 2018 — Our Long-term Unit Resident of the Month is Josephine L. Born and raised in Fredericksburg, Texas, in the heart of the Hill Country, Ms. Josephine’s family was into dairy farming. She has four children – 2 girls & 2 boys. An interesting fact is that she was the teacher for her children’s education. Ms. Josephine... Read More

Letter From Administration: Donna Ratliff

Mar 7, 2018 — Hello, my name is Donna Ratliff and I am the Activities Director here at Kirkwood Manor. I have been the director here for about nine years. There are four additional Activities staff members who help me deliver activities to our residents: Hannah, Lillie, Paula & Laura. Together we work at creating fun and fulfilling events... Read More

Happy Birthday!

Mar 7, 2018 — Residents Olga G. March 01 Naomi C. March 02 Donald W. March 02 Cherri A. March 06 Marilyn C. March 07 Helen N. March 07 Jannece L. March 17 Emma G. March 20 Norma H. March 23 Evelyn E. March 23 Socorro O. March 23 Richard B. March 25 William N. March 29 Staff Celina... Read More

Resident Room Regulation Reminder

Feb 5, 2018 — As we get closer to our annual survey, just a few reminders for all families and residents on some of the room regulations: For resident safety, there can be nothing hung on the wall above the resident bed; for example, no pictures or wall hangings. Nothing can be set on the air conditioning units; for... Read More

KM Rehab Superstar

Feb 5, 2018 — Ronald D. was admitted to Kirkwood Manor following a prolonged hospital stay and multiple medical complications. After suffering a brain stem stroke, Ronald was admitted to ICU and, not only was intubated to help him breathe, but also required a PEG tube placement for nutritional assistance. As his medical condition began to improve, he began... Read More

Volunteer of the Month

Feb 5, 2018 — Our Volunteer of the Month is Margaret (Maggie) Deleel. Born in Sumter, South Carolina, she grew up in an Air Force family & lived all over the USA. She is a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) and has been active in her church – Eastside Baptist Church of New Braunfels – in many areas, including choir,... Read More

Resident of the Month: Short Term Unit

Feb 5, 2018 — Betty Y. is our Short-term Unit Resident of the Month. Born in Seguin & raised all around the San Antonio area, her primary occupation was a beautician. Married to husband Kenneth (now passed), they have a daughter and a son; and 2 grandchildren. She enjoys knitting, crocheting, puzzles, BINGO and coloring. Her favorite color is... Read More