News

The Value of Soup

Jan 3, 2019 — Often our diets change during the cold weather. More hot foods then cold sandwiches grace the dinner table. Our schedules do not slow down so we seek out hardy, quick-to-prepare meals. Making a pot of soup is a perfect solution for a healthy, hot meal. The origin of soup dates back to practically the beginning... Read More

Yoakum Bulldogs Visit

Jan 3, 2019 — December was all about supporting our Yoakum Bulldogs as they fought for their spot in the High School Football playoffs. The Bulldogs advanced all the way to the state Semi-Finals, and on behalf of our staff and residents, we would like to congratulate them on a great season! Our residents enjoyed attending pep-rallies, weekly visits... Read More

Clinical Corner

Jan 3, 2019 — As you are all aware, we have a secure Memory Care Neighborhood here at Stevens. This area is designed for the safety and life enrichment of our patients with memory problems and dementia. Though some residents with dementia function very well and safely in our general environment, some tend to “wander” and may forget where... Read More

National Volunteer Blood Donor Month

Jan 3, 2019 — This January, the American Red Cross celebrates National Blood Donor Month and recognizes the life-saving contribution from blood and platelet donors. As we begin the New Year, the Red Cross encourages individuals to resolve to roll up a sleeve to give this month and throughout 2019. National Blood Donor Month has been observed in January... Read More

Upcoming Events

Jan 3, 2019 — Tuesday, January 8th Resident Council Meeting at 3pm Tuesday, January 15th Martin Luther King JR. Birthday & Golden Nuggets Thursday, January 17th “The Practice” performance Friday, January 25th Resident Birthday Party

Letter from the Administrator

Jan 3, 2019 — I would like to start off by wishing you all a Happy New Year! The holidays were an amazing experience here at Stevens. Seeing all the residents spending time with family and friends, sharing stories, and making memories made the holidays feel extra special. With 2018 behind us, we are excited for a new start... Read More

Resident of the Month: Bernice B.

Dec 2, 2018 — Resident of the month is Bernice B. Mrs. B. was born on November 4, 1918 at her grandfather’s house in the Terryville community of DeWitt County. She is the third of seven children born to Frank and Lena Dickinson. Her childhood nickname was “Bunny”. Bernice’s only surviving sibling is her youngest sister, Nelda Hunter of... Read More

Tips For Keeping Active In The Winter

Dec 2, 2018 — With winter approaching, there may be many upcoming cold days that simply make us want to stay inside and keep warm. All those days spent indoors can sometimes be accompanied by the winter blues. Fortunately, there are a lot of things we can do to liven things up and stay active in the winter even... Read More

Clinical Corner

Dec 2, 2018 — Flu Season is upon us. We have implemented a specialized Flu Care Program to ensure proper treatment and/or recovery from the flu including antiviral treatments, antibiotics as needed, and IV hydration. The lingering effects of the flu such as dehydration, weakness, and weight loss can be significant in our elderly population. We have face mask... Read More

Hot Chocolate Mix

Dec 2, 2018 — Ingredients: 11 cups powdered milk 1 cup confectioners’ sugar 11 ounces powdered coffee creamer 2 lbs nestle’ nesquick powdered chocolate milk mix 4 tbsp cocoa powder 1 box instant chocolate pudding Preparation: Mix all together Store in airtight containers Use 1/3 mix to 2/3 water when making hot chocolate