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Ideas for the Happiest Valentine’s Day Ever!

February 4, 2020 — Send a heartfelt Valentine Card to someone who has really inspired you and tell them how much they mean to you. Send flowers or candy to someone who doesn’t have a sweetheart, and sign it anonymous. Make a Valentine’s Basket and send it to a family that has gone through a difficult time and sign... Read More

Therapy Success Story

February 4, 2020 — Guadalupe S. was admitted to Matagorda House Legacy Campus for Short Term Rehab. After successfully completing his therapy he was able to return home after having a STROKE. Mr. S. worked with our Therapy Team and received Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy where he was able to reach his GOALS. He and his... Read More

Happy Birthday and Anniversary!

February 4, 2020 — Happy Birthday! The following people have a birthday in the month of February. Be sure to wish them a “Happy Birthday” next time you see them. Residents Kenneth B. Edowina B. Helen D. Bobbie G. Sandy H. Jimmy L. Elfrida L. Diana M. Darlene Mc. Mary R. Dalia R. Barbara S. Victor T. Frances V.... Read More

Upcoming Events

February 4, 2020 — 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 1:00pm. Look for the flyer and we hope to see you there! February 13 we will be having a Valentines Dance... Read More

What’s Good For The Heart

February 3, 2020 — There has been a lot of talk in recent years about doing things that are healthy for your heart. Hardly a week goes by without some new fact or warning on the news about the latest foods and exercises to avoid or to add to your routines. It seems like almost everyone is consumed (and... Read More

Reduce Stress with More Vitamin C

January 6, 2020 — It’s all too easy to feel that you need to reach for the medicine cupboard when stress causes headaches and fatigue. Research shows that vitamin C is a healthy alternative to combat stress and may also have latent benefits such as preventing colds. Vitamin C may reduce both the physical and psychological effects suffered by... Read More

Soup: A Meal In a Bowl

January 6, 2020 — Despite the shorter winter days, our schedules do not slow down. We tend to seek out hardy, quick to prepare meals. Making a pot of soup is a perfect solution for a healthy, hot choice as it’s often called a meal in a bowl. There are dozens of different healthy soups that you can make;... Read More

January 29 is National Puzzle Day

January 6, 2020 — Jigsaw Puzzles: Food for the Mind, Heart, and Soul Jigsaw puzzles are normally viewed as learning toys. They can also do wonders for one’s mood and mind! What Educators Say Jigsaw puzzles can be “food for the brain,” professionals believe. At various phases, they stimulate the learning process. Continuous play enhances a person’s inherent ability... Read More

National Glaucoma Awareness Month: Glaucoma, A Brief Overview

January 6, 2020 — Glaucoma is not a single disease, but a group of diseases that gradually steal eyesight without warning and oftentimes without any prior symptoms. The loss of vision occurs due to damage to the optic nerve. There are many forms of glaucoma, however, two are most prominent. Primary Open Angle Glaucoma (POAG) is the most common... Read More

How to Create the Perfect Story with Simple Scrapbook Journaling

January 6, 2020 — Scrapbook journaling is the inscription that goes with pictures in a scrapbook compilation. There are a variety of ways to create scrapbook journals, which include story-telling, script-writing, or use of fictional stories. The most typical way of scrapbook journaling is by writing the notes or comments by hand, but if your penmanship is hard to... Read More