News

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

June 29, 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

Family Council Meeting

June 29, 2018 — Matagorda House would like to invite all residents’ family members to attend this month’s Family Council Meeting. Our meetings are typically held on the third Thursday of each month in the board room at 1:00 pm. We hope to see you there!

Resident Spotlight

June 29, 2018 — Guadalupe” Lupina” C. raised on a cotton farm in El Maton, Texas she married Amancio “Pete” and had 7 children. Mom has always been a very devoted Catholic and growing up even though we made mistakes she was always there with a loving, caring hand and a hug. She worked at Wayne’s Café in Bay... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

June 29, 2018 — It is hard to believe that we are already halfway through 2018. Independence Day is here and we are thankful to live in such a great nation. Happy Birthday America. Everyone have fun and safe holiday. I would like to remind families that with State and Federal Regulations there are items that are prohibited from... Read More

Resident Recipe: Fried Bean Empanadas

May 30, 2018 — Ingredients: 15 ounces of cooked pinto beans 2 Tsp bacon grease Salt, pepper, chili powder to taste Tortilla dough 3 Cups flour 2 tsp salt 2 tsp baking powder 3/4 cup butter cold 3/4 cup hot water Crisco oil for frying Directions: Cook your pot of beans the day before The next morning: use a... Read More

Resident Spotlight

May 30, 2018 — Edward O., resident of Matagorda House, is a lifelong resident of Bay City, Texas. Edward grew up in Bay City where he met his wife, to which he was married for 59 years. Together they had 3 children, whom they love dearly. Edward enjoys anything electronics and loves the movie “Patton”, of which he has... Read More

Palacios Chamber Mixer

May 30, 2018 — We had the honor to host the first ever Palacios Chamber Mixer. What a Huge Success it was! Our own Larry Kolojaco, Administrator was our Chef for the event. Kristy Bundick, Admissions & Marketing Director and Naomi Miles Medical Records were in charge of Decorating. Bonnie Johnson, Susan Trollinger and LaRonda Bonner helped in serving... Read More

Thank You! National Nursing Assistants Week

May 30, 2018 — The Legacy Campus would like to send a “BIG” shout-out to all of our CNA’s! We really appreciate all that you do for our residents’ and facility!

June Is National Safety Month. Is Your Loved One Ready for an Emergency?

May 30, 2018 — The past year has reminded us over and over that natural disasters are especially hard on older adults. Whether it was Hurricane Harvey in Texas, Hurricane Irma in Florida, the huge wildfires all over the West, or the major blizzards in the Northeast, seniors suffered. Everyone should be prepared for disasters. At our community, we... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

May 30, 2018 — Summertime: Fun, Sun, and Safety With the beginning of summer this month, we can except long, hot days with exceptionally high temperatures. Even if you do not plan to spend the day at the beach, or take a walk around the facility, you still need to know how to stay safe in hot weather during... Read More