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Staff Anniversaries

Jul 31, 2019 — Guadalupe Garza, C.N.A, 8 years Sandra Davis, RN, 8 years Tiffany Ortiz, C.NA, 3 years Lillie Tillman, Van Driver, 3 years Sommer Goldman, LVN, 3 years

Resident of the Month – Long Term Unit

Jul 31, 2019 — Our Long-stay Resident of the Month is Alan B. Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, Alan was a bus driver, a tow-truck driver and a call center representative. He has 1 child and 3 grandchildren. His favorite colors are BLACK or BLUE. His favorite food is peanut butter and jelly French toast. In his free... Read More

Resident of the Month – Short Term Unit

Jul 31, 2019 — Ann W. is our Short-stay Resident of the Month. She was born and raised in Macon, Georgia. After marriage, she spent her years as a housewife, raising her 5 children and spending time with her 9 grandchildren. Her hobbies include cooking and gardening; her favorite color is RED, WHITE & BLUE. BINGO is her favorite... Read More

Happy Birthday Residents and Staff!

Jul 31, 2019 — Residents Shirley B. Emilia E. Eleanor F. Thomas F. Henry G. William M. Maxine N. Louise R. Kara S. Vonda W. Betty W. Eduard Y. Staff Natalia Covarrubias, RN Frances Andrejcik, Respiratory Diane Haynes, LVN Clara Moreno, C.NA Sabrina Fulfer, Marketing Dana Berentsen, C.NA Rashida Rosalez, CMA Nieves Valdez, Staffing Carmen Mendez, C.NA Sandy Noriega,... Read More

IT’S STILL FLU SEASON!

Jul 31, 2019 — Help us keep our residents safe and healthy. Please be aware of your own condition; do not come to Kirkwood if you aren’t feeling well. Also, if you come, there are Flu Stations set up at all entrances with hand wash, & masks to use as necessary. Handwashing is the key element in managing the... Read More

KM Rehab Superstar: Joseph K.

Jul 31, 2019 — Joseph K. came to Kirkwood Manor from home after several health issues, including falls, had greatly affected his ability to perform his normal daily living activities, such as standing, walking, or leaving his home. When Joseph arrived at Kirkwood Manor his balance was severely impaired, to the extent that it impacted his ability to walk... Read More

July is UV Safety Month: What You Eat Can Protect Your Skin from the Sun

Jun 30, 2019 — Researchers from Harvard University recently announced that lutein (LOO-teen) —a potent antioxidant found in such dark green, leafy vegetables as spinach and kale —may protect the skin from sun damage. “Lutein has been widely recognized for its eye health benefits for several years, but, our data is the first of its kind to suggest that... Read More

Resident of the Month: Short Term Unit: Linda E.

Jun 30, 2019 — Our Short-stay Resident of the Month is Linda E. Born in Elyria, Ohio, she grew up in Ohio, as well as Los Angeles, California. She attended college in Palm Desert, California and worked as an IT Tech Accountant. Her husband Thomas (now passed) was in the Army. Married 55 years, they had 3 sons and... Read More

KM Rehab Superstar: Catherine M.

Jun 30, 2019 — Catherine M. came to Kirkwood Manor from home due to health issues which had greatly affected her daily living activities such as standing, walking, or leaving her home. When Catherine arrived at Kirkwood Manor she was non-weight bearing on her right leg and her balance was severely impaired which meant she was not able to... Read More

July is World Watercolor Month

Jun 30, 2019 — Paintings contribute to the beauty of homes, offices, and business establishments. If you have the desire to paint, you should try to develop your skill. Whether you’re an adult, teenager, or a kid, learning how to paint is not that difficult especially if you put your heart into it. While you’re trying to find a... Read More