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Letter From Administration

Oct 31, 2018 — Meredith Willits – RN – Long Term Care MDS My name is Meredith Willits, and I am the MDS RN for Long Term Care and VA residents here at Kirkwood Manor. I’ve been with Kirkwood for 4 short months, but in that short time I have enjoyed getting to know these amazing residents, as well... Read More

KM Rehab Superstar

Sep 30, 2018 — Lorine D. came to Kirkwood Manor from home due to health issues which greatly affected the things she wanted to do each day – even just the basics such as standing, walking, or leaving her home. She was faced with the possibility of losing her independence if she didn’t take actions to get stronger. When... Read More

Resident of the Month: Short Term Unit

Sep 30, 2018 — Annie F. is our Short-stay Resident of the Month. She was born in Schertz and raised in Selma – just down the road from here. She lived and worked on a local farm and was a housewife. She is active in St. Peter & Paul Catholic church. She has been married twice – both husbands... Read More

Resident of the Month: Long term Unit:

Sep 30, 2018 — Our Long-stay Resident of the Month is Katherine A. Born and raised in New Jersey, she worked as an Investigator for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). She lived in Katy (near Houston) before coming here. She is active in the Methodist church. She has a son and 2 grandchildren. Her hobbies include quilting and... Read More

October 14th is National Dessert Day!

Sep 30, 2018 — A “dessert” is a meal course that usually comes after dinner. Most often dessert foods are of sweet food but can also be of a strongly flavored food, such as cheese cake. The world dessert comes from the Old French word “desservir”, which means ‘to clear the table’;. Often times in the English language dessert... Read More

Happy Birthday and Anniversary!

Sep 30, 2018 — Happy Birthday! Residents Patricia J. Oct. 01 Bruce H. Oct. 01 Felisa L. Oct. 01 Gordon P. Oct. 02 Jack T. Oct. 05 Shirley B. Oct. 05 Katherine A. Oct. 06 Alma J. Oct. 09 Joseph H. Oct. 11 Jeanette D. Oct. 13 Elsie H. Oct. 15 Patricia S. Oct. 17 Glen M.   Oct. 17... Read More

Letter From Administration

Sep 30, 2018 — Dawna Jordan – LVN – Care Plan My name is Dawna Jordan and I have been with Kirkwood for 5 years in the capacity of the Care Plan nurse. Care plans are a critical tool for resident care and are required by CMS regulations. Care plans are a personalized detailed analysis of how we care... Read More

Volunteer of the Month

Sep 7, 2018 — Our VOM is Alma Martinez. She has been volunteering here at KM for several years; and normally helps with Bible Study as well as helps with van outings and brings in Bingo gifts. Her mother has been a resident here since 2016. She loves getting to know the residents Outside of her volunteer efforts, Alma... Read More

KM REHAB SUPERSTAR

Sep 7, 2018 — Cora A. came to Kirkwood Manor from home due to health issues which greatly affected her ability to perform normal daily tasks, such as standing, walking, or leaving her home. Her goal was to be strong enough to live independently in an assisted living environment. When Cora arrived at Kirkwood Manor her balance was severely... Read More

Resident of the Month: Short Term Unit

Sep 7, 2018 — Dennis B. is our Short-term Unit Resident of the Month. He was born in Pasadena, Texas and grew up in Houston. His occupation is in sales and management and he is active in Grace Memorial Church here in New Braunfels. His hobbies include fishing, hunting, sky-diving and cars of all kinds. His favorite color is... Read More