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COVID-19 Facility Update

March 31, 2020 — COVID- 19 is a respiratory illness that is caused by a new strand of coronavirus first detected in Wuhan China. Many of the patients at the epicenter of the outbreak in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China had some link to a large seafood and live animal market, suggesting animal-to-person spread. The disease is now currently spreading... Read More

Meet our Administrator

March 31, 2020 — Angie has worked in long term care for over 20 years with the last 8 years being an Administrator. Angie has experience working in various fields in healthcare including hospice, home health and independent practice as a Social Worker. Angie has two teenage children, enjoys outdoor activities such as hunting/fishing, watching baseball and spending time... Read More

Corona virus (COVID-19) Update

March 5, 2020 — To Our Residents and Family Members: We know some of you may be concerned about the spread of COVID-19 (the new coronavirus) being reported in the media and how it may impact us here at Matagorda House Healthcare Center. Ensuring residents are cared for in a safe and healthy environment is our greatest concern. At... Read More

Most Popular Flowers to Plant on March 12: Plant A Flower Day

March 4, 2020 — Cosmos – These flowers have the ability to grow anywhere from 12 inches to 4 feet tall. Cosmos are perfect for cutting gardens and are often picked out of gardens and used in flower arrangements. Marigold – Marigolds can be found in yellow, orange, red or a combination of all colors. This type of flower... Read More

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