Happy Flag Day!

— Flag Day is celebrated on June 14. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States, which happened on June 14, 1777, by resolution of the Second Continental Congress. In 1916, the president of the United States issued a proclamation that officially established June 14 as Flag Day. We encourage all of our... Read More

Thank a Nursing Assistant

— National Nursing Assistant Week is June 18 – 24, 2020. It is a week to recognize the professionals who provide the hands-on, direct care on a daily basis. Nursing Assistance interact with the residents, assisting them with daily task such as feeding, bathing, dressing, grooming, and much more. The Role of a Nursing Assistant is... Read More

Virtual Museum Tours

— Whether you enjoy traveling or are looking for something new to do during at-home social distancing, now is the time to take a “staycation” with a virtual museum tour!  Experience a variety of cultures, education, and exploration of science, history, anthropology, and art of all types, including architecture, clothing, sculpture, painting, photography, mixed media and... Read More

Communicating With Loved Ones During Social Distancing

— There is nothing as valuable as one-on-one time with the people you love. With the current social distancing guidelines, you may need to get creative with how to stay in contact. Fortunately, there are many options to see loved ones when you can’t be in the same room, including apps like Zoom, Skype, Facetime, and... Read More

Upcoming Events

— May 10 – Mother’s Day – A special day to honor all Mother’s May 11 – Silly Hat Day – Be Sure to Wear your Silliest Hat! May 12 – Hawaiian Day – Wear Your Favorite Hawaiian Shirt! May 13 – 50’s Sock Hop Day – Rock Your Poodle Skirt & Dance to 50’s Music... Read More

May Employees of the Month

— San Jacinto Manor would like to congratulate our May’s Employees of the Month: Yashika Williams and Dawn Knight In September 2019, Yashika started working at SJM after she was a new LVN graduate nurse. During her time here, she has grown as a nurse. She shows compassion to the residents and gives them individual attention.... Read More

How to Train Your Memory by Playing Scrabble – Scrabble Day is April 13

— The mental workouts we receive from games such as Scrabble are effective tools in boosting the power of your brain. Besides being a game that requires strategy skills, Scrabble allows players with good memories to have a higher probability of winning the game. The key to receiving points and ultimately winning is to form words... Read More

Celebrate San Jacinto Day on April 21st

— San Jacinto Day is a day of “State Pride” for all Texans in the United States on April 21 each year. This day commemorates the Battle of San Jacinto that was fought between the Texan Army and the Mexican forces, which took place on April 21, 1836. The battle was a turning point for Texas... Read More

April Employees of the Month

— San Jacinto Manor would like to congratulate our April’s Employees of the Month: Maria Preciado and Jarred Reyes. In January 2017, Maria started working at SJM as a CNA on the 2-10 shift. Recently, Maria became part of our restorative program and in March of this year, she finished the medication aid program receiving her... Read More

Traditional Easter Symbols

— While some Easter symbols are widely known, a few are not: Easter Bunny – The hare is one of the most adorable and well-known symbols of Easter. Children wait to catch a glimpse of him hopping to their house with a basket full of goodies. Easter Candles – In the Christian faith, white candles are... Read More