June 6, 2018 — Precautions should be taken year-round to protect your skin from the harsh effects of the sun. This is especially important in the summertime when the sun is at its hottest. Aside from sunburns, heatstroke and dehydration are additional hazards to watch out for. With a few safety steps and by planning ahead you can avoid... Read More
June 6, 2018 — On Father’s Day, we celebrate the guys in our lives. Not just our dads and the fathers to our children, but all the men who have made a positive impact on a child’s life. A number of recently published studies call attention to the effects of good fathering. Men who play an active role in... Read More
June 6, 2018 — Haircuts w/ John – June 1st & June 14th Wal-Mart Trip – June 22nd The Lodge Outing – June 29th
June 6, 2018 — Hacienda Oaks Nursing & Rehab will be sponsoring a blood drive with the Coastal Bend Blood Center on 06/18 at the facility from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM. We invite everyone to come out and support the blood drive to ensure our patients will see another tomorrow. All donors will receive a free T-shirt and... Read More
June 6, 2018 — 79 year-old Mr. V was admitted to Hacienda Oaks Nursing & Rehab on 09/03/2017 after being homeless as a result of Hurricane Harvey. His apartment in Refugio was destroyed along with most of his personal belongings including his personal identification. Mr. V. was taken in by the American Red Cross shelter and was provided first... Read More
June 6, 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
May 9, 2018 — Blood pressure is the pressure exerted on the arteries. Blood pressure can differ from person to person. When your blood pressure is measured, it is expressed in two numbers such as 120/80 (healthy). If your blood pressure is measured as 140/90 (or higher), then you are a patient of hypertension or high blood pressure and... Read More
May 9, 2018 — There is no need to let aging get you down! Staying young is easier than you think. There are many ways to ensure we look and feel young, even as we get older. One of the key tips to staying young is to be happy. Our bodies react negatively to stress, which can cause physical... Read More
May 9, 2018 — On behalf of all the staff here at Hacienda Oaks We would like to wish all the Mother’s & Grandmother’s A VERY HAPPY MOTHER`S DAY!
May 9, 2018 — National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6 and ends on May 12, Florence Nightingale’s birthday. As of 1998, May 8 was designated as National Student Nurses Day, to be celebrated annually. And as of 2003, National School Nurse Day is celebrated on the Wednesday within National Nurses Week each year.