Success Stories: Mr. David B.

Jun 30, 2019 — Meet Mr. David B, Mr. B came to us at Hacienda Oaks Nursing & Rehab highly motivated. His participation was exemplary and his enthusiasm never waned due to his athletic history which included love for Boxing. The therapy team created a program that we thought would challenge him without being overly aggressive. Mr. B was... Read More

Gorgeous Grandma Day

Jun 30, 2019 — Gorgeous Grandma Day was founded in 1984 by Alice Solomon. After she graduated at the age of 50 from Wellesley College, she felt society viewed women her age and older as senior citizens who were no longer useful or relevant. Solomon realized that “grandma” was a term denoting older women, whether actually grandmothers or not.... Read More

July 20: 50 Year Anniversary of the Moon Landing

Jun 30, 2019 — Fifty years ago, on July 20, 1969, people across America stopped to watch their TVs in awe as an event that only seemed possible in science fiction movies happened on screen— Apollo 11, carrying three astronauts, Neil Armstrong, Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin and Michael Collins, landed on the moon. With a captive audience thousands of miles... Read More

Macaroni and Cheese Day is July 14: A Fun (but Cheesy) Origin Story

Jun 30, 2019 — Although Americans love macaroni-and-cheese, it might have been an Italian creation dating to the late 13th century. The first Italian recipe called for fermented dough cut in two-inch squares, cooked and tossed with grated cheese – likely Parmesan. Thomas Jefferson brought a similar recipe to his home in Virginia after traveling to France and Italy... Read More

A Letter from Our Administrator

Jun 30, 2019 — One day, I was sitting at the nurse’s station. I noticed people just walking by. They were busy. They didn’t notice me. Somebody would nod and my heart would jump a little. Someone smiled and I couldn’t hold back so I smiled also. I needed that smile and nod. Wow! Someone noticed me sitting here.... Read More

July 1: US Postage Stamp Day

Jun 30, 2019 — The US postage stamps share and showcase as much history as the nation itself. As such, the stamp collectors are offered a huge selection of models and designs to choose from. It’s what makes stamp collecting an interesting and challenging hobby. It was in the 1920s when stamp collecting became so widespread. In the same... Read More

Field of honor

Jun 2, 2019 — Faith Lutheran Church 1326 East Cedar St Seguin, TX 78155 June 29-July 6 *Hacienda Oaks will have a flag at the field in honor of all our veterans. * This will be the first annual Field of Honor held in Seguin Tx. Thousands of flags will be on display in perfect rows for public viewing... Read More

What is Tai Chi?

Jun 2, 2019 — It can be hard to fit exercise into your daily routine, but simple exercises such as tai chi can be both beneficial to your health and easy to do. Tai chi, pronounced tī-chē, is a low intensity exercise that promotes flexibility and balance. The joints are often where aches and pains first begin and because... Read More

We Welcome Mr. Brent Limmer to Hacienda Oaks

Jun 2, 2019 — Brent Limmer went to college at Southwest Texas State (now Texas State), has been an Administrator for 29 years, and has been with Preferred Care for over 11 years. I Transferred from Buena Vida Nursing & Rehab in San Antonio after 2 years and 4 months. I Live in New Braunfels and recently married Danielle... Read More

National Nursing Assistants Week, June 13-19

Jun 2, 2019 — Nursing Assistants have a rewarding profession; they can help patients and residents improve quality of life! Whether you are recovering from a hospital stay or living in a nursing facility nursing assistants are there to make a difference! Nursing Assistants report vital signs, check on patients, help set up medical equipment, and transfer patients as... Read More