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Social Worker Corner

July 29, 2018 — Hi, my name is Arleana Tristan. I am so happy to be working with staff and residents here at Matagorda House. I graduated with both my Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees Our Lady of the Lake University and started as a case manager in foster care. During graduate school, I completed my internship in a long-term... Read More

Featured Resident

July 29, 2018 — Sandy H., resident of Matagorda House, originates from Rio Hondo, TX in the Rio Grande Valley. Mr. H. grew up in Rio Hondo where he met his wife and two step-children. Sandy was enlisted in the U.S. Air Force from 1978-1982 where he served as Security Police and operated grenade launchers and machine guns. After... Read More

Family Council Meeting

July 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!

Happy Birthday!

July 29, 2018 — Residents Robert O. 8/2 Elizabeth D. 8/3 Mary N. 8/6 Dorothy G. 8/7 Etta G. 8/9 John D. 8/11 Paul G. 8/13 Melinda P. 8/13 Geraldine A. 8/14 Margaret H. 8/14 Diaz L. 8/18 Diaz L. 8/18 Lee Ann K. 8/21 Jean B. 8/24 Staff Jalyn Booker 8/15 Glory Stredic 8/19 Latricia Robinson 8/19 Pamela... Read More

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