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Happy Birthday!

September 6, 2019 — The following people have a birthday in the month of September. Be sure to wish them a “Happy Birthday” next time you see them. Residents Charleston S. Roby P. Gifford J. Laverne McW. Charlsie N. Patricia D. Sharon P. Roberta N. Carol M. Carolyn F. Thomas H. Joe S. Felipa P. Margaret M. Staff Ashly... Read More

Tips to Slow the Aging Process

September 6, 2019 — Celebrate Healthy Aging Month this September by trying the tips below, which may help you age slower and improve your quality of life. Eat a varied and healthy diet. Include plenty of fruits, vegetables and whole grain foods. Drink lots of fluids to maintain healthy skin and flush out waste. Exercise every day. Exercise improves... Read More

Find Balance with the Autumn Equinox

September 6, 2019 — The equinox happens twice annually: once in March (spring equinox), and once in September (autumn equinox.) The autumn equinox, also known as the first day of fall, will be celebrated around the world on September 23rd this year. What is an equinox? The term equinox comes from the Latin words aequus and nox. These words... Read More

Success Story: Winnie O.

September 6, 2019 — Winnie O. “I would like to thank everyone for being so nice. I made some good friends while I was there for rehab and will continue to visit them. The physical therapists and medical staff at Matagorda House were great. They took the time to actually understand me and how difficult it was for me... Read More

Family Council Meeting

September 6, 2019 — 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!

Thank You!

August 4, 2019 — As many of you may already know, Lakesia Smith, our Director of Nursing, has decided to move on. Although we are very sad that she will be leaving Matagorda House after 12 years of service, we wish her the best in her future. She started as a Nursing Aide and worked her way up to... Read More

Happy Birthday!

August 4, 2019 — The following people have a birthday in the month of August. Be sure to wish them a “Happy Birthday” next time you see them. Residents Mary N. John D. Elizabeth D. Paul G. Dorothy G. Etta G. Margaret H. Jean B. Diaz L. Helen H. Deborah S. Maria G. Bessie J. John J. Neoma A.... Read More

National I Love My Feet Day! is August 17th

August 4, 2019 — A national holiday to celebrate feet might seem like a stinker at first, but on August 17th let’s all remove our socks and shoes anyway, and contemplate all our feet do for us. From faithfully helping us move about our day-to-day life, to dancing, running, and swimming, our feet are there with us every step... Read More

National Relaxation Day is August 15: Try These Two Mindfulness Exercises!

August 4, 2019 — Mindfulness exercises let you “tune in” to yourself. Distractions are let go, and your brain power is increased. The exercises help you think more clearly and concentrate better. The best news is that they are easier than you might think to learn! Self Reflection Exercise Anytime you are stressed, stop, and carefully watch yourself to... Read More

August 7th is Lighthouse Day – A Part of Our Past, Present, and Future

August 4, 2019 — Why are so many people drawn to lighthouses? Maybe it is because lighthouses are found in some of the most beautiful places on earth. To some, lighthouses appeal to their nostalgic or artistic senses since lighthouses are some of the most historical structures to be found in the United States today. It may also be... Read More