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Getting to the Heart of the Matter on Health

Feb 4, 2019 — Here’s some news you can take to heart: Experts say more than 70 million Americans currently live with a cardiovascular disease. Fortunately, there are practical steps you can take to reduce the health threat posed by heart disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, much of the burden of heart disease and... Read More

Black History Month

Feb 4, 2019 — The month of February is a time to honor the achievements of African-Americans in U.S. history. Since its first observance at Kent State University in February 1970, Black History Month (also referred to as African-American History Month) has evolved into a country-wide celebration. Did you know: Thomas L. Jennings was the first African-American to receive... Read More

Random Act of Kindness Day is February 17

Feb 4, 2019 — Kindness is a generosity of spirit. It comes to life when we give of ourselves and our time to help others, without expecting anything in return. When you show kindness to someone, you bring out the best in yourself. Pay attention to the impact your behavior has on others, and notice your own feelings in... Read More

February 10th-16th is Cardiac Rehabilitation Week

Feb 4, 2019 — Cardiac rehabilitation is a medical program that helps patients deal with the aftermath of heart disease. It aims to assist with fast recovery and help them achieve previous levels of physical and mental health whenever possible. Cardiac rehabilitation also has the goal to maintain, if not improve, the patient’s present heart condition and to prevent... Read More

Celebrating National Inventor Day: February 11

Feb 4, 2019 — What makes a successful inventor? What separates successful inventors like Thomas Edison from everyone else? History has shown that the most successful inventors possess the following characteristics: They are persistent. Obstacles loom in front of us on a regular basis. But it’s what you do when faced with these barriers that will determine your level... Read More

A Note from Marketing

Jan 3, 2019 — Our residents would like to thank Mrs. Baker and her 2nd grade classroom at Gloria Hicks Elementary school for “adopting” some of our residents. Her class has been very thoughtful and has made Thanksgiving and Christmas cards and decorations throughout the holiday season for them. Our residents have been so excited to receive their letters... Read More

A Note from Social Service

Jan 3, 2019 — Come by and meet our new Social Worker Ramiro Cabrera. He has been a social worker for the past twenty-five years in areas ranging from psychiatric care, criminal justice and long term care/skilled services. Ramiro is the owner of Living in Fullness Everyday (LIFE), a training and consulting service in the South Texas and the... Read More

A Note From Human Resources

Jan 3, 2019 — Happy New Year. As we start a New Year I would like to thank all of San Rafael staff for all their hard work throughout the year. January is National Blood Drive Month. To do our part to help the community San Rafael will be having a blood drive on 01/23/19 from 9am-12pm. Please come... Read More

Employee of the Month

Jan 3, 2019 — Andrea Belmarez, CNA Andrea has been a CNA for 12 yrs. She is a dedicated CNA who loves her residents. Andrea has work for our company for 7 years. She is a transfer with her residents from Lexington Place Nursing and Rehab. after Hurricane Harvey. Please help us to congratulate Andrea Belmarez for her hard... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

Jan 3, 2019 — Happy New Years! 2019 will be a great year at San Rafael. We have our new VA programs such as our Respiratory Therapy program. We also have our certificate for Music and Memory and will be working with a few residents with dementia. We are so blessed our staff and residents and their families. So... Read More

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