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KM Rehab Superstar

Dec 6, 2017 — Dorothy S. was admitted to Kirkwood Manor following a fall at home that resulted in a lengthy and complicated hospital stay. This was a huge transition for Dorothy who was previously very active and completely independent; she was working as a hair stylist, standing on her feet 10+ hour days. Although Ms. S. was weak... Read More

Happy Birthday!

Dec 6, 2017 — Residents Louise F. December 03 William S. December 03 Ethel L. December 05 Blanche G. December 11 Linton L. December 11 Bobby S. December 13 Alta W. December 14 Ida S. December 18 Delio B. December 23 Charlene H. December 25 Inocencio M. December 28 Elizabeth B. December 30 Donald H. December 30 Staff Rebecca... Read More

Volunteer of the Month

Dec 6, 2017 — Our Volunteer of the Month is Carolyn Matykiewicz. Carolyn is a member of St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church; she helps with church services, as well as spends one-on-one time with residents in their rooms. She also is part of the team who keep our bird feeders full of seed & donates to the Activity... Read More

Residents of the Month

Dec 6, 2017 — Long term Unit: Our Long-term Unit Resident of the Month is Salvador H. Born in Wilson County, he was raised in the San Antonio area. He was a waiter by training & served his country in the Navy, serving in the South Pacific. Married to his wife Maria (who passed about 5 years ago) for... Read More

Letter from Administration: Aimee Heiser

Dec 6, 2017 — Hello, my name is Aimee Heiser, MDS-LVN; and I have had the pleasure of working at Kirkwood Manor for the past 9 years in the Nursing Department as a MDS Coordinator for Long Term Care. An MDS is called a Minimum Data Set. The Minimum Data Set (MDS) is an industry-standard key tool in the... Read More

RESIDENT ROOM REGULATION REMINDER

Nov 8, 2017 — 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

Nov 8, 2017 — Ms. Willie D. was admitted to Kirkwood Manor following a hospital stay in June 2017. Willie was diagnosed with an acute CerebroVascular Accident (CVA) (otherwise known as a stroke) after arriving at the Emergency Room with slurred speech. Willie’s stroke severely limited her not only her speech, but also her mobility, her activity tolerance and... Read More

Volunteer of the Month

Nov 8, 2017 — Our Volunteer of the Month is American Heritage Girls – Troop #0413 from Oak Hills Journey Fellowship in Schertz and their comrades. This wonderful group of people transformed our two internal patios from a below-average looking unclean area into two wonderful spaces for our residents. This group has committed to return once a month and... Read More

Resident of the Month: Short Term Unit

Nov 8, 2017 — Harold W. is our Short-term Unit Resident of the Month. Born & raised right here in New Braunfels, he worked in construction most his life. He was in the National Guard her in the area for several years. Married to wife Paula for nearly forty years, they have one son & two grandchildren. Harold enjoys... Read More

Resident of the Month: Long Term Unit

Nov 8, 2017 — Our Long-term Unit Resident of the Month is Ethel L. She was born & raised in Black River Michigan, which is a suburb of South Haven, very close to Lake Michigan. Her occupation was a factory worker, but she was known for being a great dancer in her day. She & her husband, Roy (now... Read More