July is Anti-Boredom Month

July 3, 2020 — Although many of us have spent the last couple months inside doing puzzles, coloring, and reading due to local shelter-in-place directives, July’s midday summer heat may continue to keep many of us cooling off inside. With so much time inside, some of us may be experiencing moments of boredom, but the good news is that... Read More

Short-Term Success Stories

July 3, 2020 — Jack S. is a long term resident that was picked up on therapy services during this COVID pandemic due to an overall decline and weight loss. Initially, he presented with difficulty attending to an exercise program or following simple commands due to his dementia. After several weeks of a routine including the exercise bike, weights,... Read More

Coping with Stress

June 2, 2020 — For many seniors across the country, the ongoing healthcare pandemic may be causing significant stress and anxiety. However, the first step in coping with these overwhelming and sometimes debilitating emotions is to recognize symptoms of stress, which may include one or more of the following:  Fatigue Difficulty falling asleep Hot flashes or chills Shortness of... Read More

Happy Birthday!

June 2, 2020 — Residents Kenneth M. Louceal M. Larry C. Laverne B. Lannis H. Robert P. Gregory W. Sue H. Robert H.

Short-Term Success Story

June 2, 2020 — Jerry started therapy on 4/17/2020. She has cellulites of the left leg and a decline in overall activities. Initially she was requiring minimal to moderate assistance with both dressing and bathing but now is modified independent. Her balance has improved from fair to good and walks up to 500 feet with her rolling walker. She... Read More

Special Events for May!

May 2, 2020 — During these difficult times we have done our best to keep as much activity going as we can, coming up with new ideas and activities to keep your loved ones as happy as we possibly can. Our staff has been face timing families, we have been calling families so you can speak to them on... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

May 2, 2020 — We acknowledge it has been a very difficult time for family members and residents. Please take advantage of our offering to conduct FaceTime, Skype and Duo video calls. Please feel free to call my personal cell phone to set up a time to do this. It is 512-521-9224. I want to assist you in any... Read More

Happy Birthday!

May 2, 2020 — Residents J.W. A. Audrey D. Jack H. Sally M. Norma M.   Welcome We would like to welcome all new residents and their families to Kingsland Hills Care Center and will do all we can to make your stay as enjoyable as we can.

Three Ways to Become a Super Person

March 31, 2020 — Have you seen the billboard with Christopher Reeve with the caption “Superman” underneath it? You might remember him for his timeless portrayal of Superman, but did you know after a life-changing accident, he led a tireless crusade on behalf of the disabled? Here are some of the qualities that made him so strong on and... Read More

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

March 31, 2020 — 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