Extension Cords And Surge Protectors

Aug 8, 2018 — Please remember that extension cords are not allowed in resident rooms per Life Safety Regulations. In addition, surge protectors can only be used for televisions or computers – and must be plugged directly into the wall socket. Fans are allowed in rooms, but must be plugged in to the wall socket directly – no extension... Read More


Aug 8, 2018 — Veronique P. admitted to Kirkwood Manor following a left total hip replacement in June 2018. From Plano Texas, Veronique made the 4-hour trip to Kirkwood Manor for rehabilitation. Prior to her hip surgery, she was living alone and had a very active life. So she was very eager to gain back her strength and mobility;... Read More

Resident of the Month Short Term Unit

Aug 8, 2018 — Frances F. is our Short-term Unit Resident of the Month. She was born and raised in Sherman Texas, which is a town about 50 miles north of Dallas. She attended college University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (located in Belton) and the University of Texas Austin to become a teacher – and taught elementary, middle school, high... Read More

Resident of the Month Long Term Unit

Aug 8, 2018 — Our Long-term Unit Resident of the Month is Charles F. Born and raised here in the San Antonio area, Charles went to college in San Antonio and became an accountant. He sang in the choir at his Lutheran church. In fact, he was a member of the San Antonio Symphony Master Singers – which is... Read More

Letter From Administration

Aug 8, 2018 — Hello everyone! My name is Nathan Keselring, and I am the new Director of Therapy for Kirkwood Manor. I am new to Kirkwood, but have been with Reliant Rehabilitation for a while. I have served residents as a Physical Therapist Assistant and more recently, Director of Rehab at another facility. I am originally from Canada... Read More

Volunteer of the Month

Jul 6, 2018 — Our Volunteer of the Month is Valerie Marshall. Born & raised in Corpus Christi, she attended St. Phillips College and worked as a sales associate. She is also a stay-at-home mom. Married 10 years to husband Benjamin, they have 5 girls. Here at KM, Valerie helps with various activities, such as ice cream parlor, Bingo,... Read More


Jul 6, 2018 — Jean H. admitted to Kirkwood Manor following a left total knee replacement in May 2018. This is her second round of knee therapy; Jean was here at KM in February 2017 for her right knee replacement therapy. She decided to return to KM for rehab following her left knee replacement because her rehab stay in... Read More

Family Members Are an Important Part of a Resident’s Care Team

Jul 6, 2018 — When an elder loved one moves into a senior living community, family members are often concerned about how their loved one will deal with their new surroundings. Will they get the care they need? Will they be happy in their new home? What can I do to ensure a successful transition? Research shows that family... Read More

Resident of the Month: Short Term Unit:

Jul 6, 2018 — Emalyn H. is our Short-term Unit Resident of the Month. Born and raised here in New Braunfels, she was a bookkeeper by trade. She was married to her husband Leslie for 69 years – he passed away about 4 years ago; she has 3 children and 2 grandchildren. She and her husband were active in... Read More