Three Light, Simple and Easy Meals from Turkey Leftovers

— There never seems to be enough time to prepare for the holidays. Our immune systems plummet and stress rises. During this time, try to find shortcuts to make things less stressful. Turkey leftovers can be a helpful part of this strategy. Here are three light, simple and easy ways to use your turkey leftovers: Turkey... Read More

Getting to Know ME!

— Tonya Cooper, Director of Admissions Tonya has been in the senior care industry for over 28 years. For her it all began with becoming a C.N.A. . Tonya loves working the floor and anticipating the needs of her residents. She loves the bond she has built over the years with many of her residents’ families... Read More

Success Story: Andrew S.

— Mr. Andrew S. admitted to Woodridge Nursing of Grapevine following a hospital stay where he suffered from a sudden onset of weakness due to pneumonia and sepsis. He was so debilitated upon his arrival, he required maximum assistance from staff to help him with dressing, bathing, transferring and walking. He was determined to return home... Read More

Tips for a Successful Black Friday

— Show up early! Many of the stores that have massive sales will sell out fast. The whole purpose of having super cheap items is to get people in the door. Spend some time before the big day to make a list of people who you will be shopping for. Next to their name, include a... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

— Hello Woodridge family, We know how important your visits are to our residents! With flu season upon us, we want to take a moment to share remind you of ways you can help. You can protect your loved one from flu and pneumonia by making sure that you are immunized each year. An influenza vaccination... Read More

Halloween Games

— Pin the nose on the jack-o-lantern Create a large pumpkin out of cardboard, or make one out of construction paper and pin it to a bulletin board. Paint or glue eyes and a mouth on the jack-o-lantern, leaving the area where the nose should be empty. Cut out several yellow triangles, writing the person’s name... Read More

Featured Resident: Rodolf

— Rodolf C. is from Corpus Christi, Tx but has lived all throughout the USA. He was a drill sergeant stationed at Fort Polk, Louisiana. In his younger days he used to work as a carpenter but was good at many things. He loves to cook, socialize and help others. Rodolf says “Helping people is my... Read More

Dr. Johnson – New Psychiatrist at Woodridge Health & Rehab

— Dr. Mariana Johnson is a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician (also known as a Psychiatrist). She went to medical school at Baylor College of Medicine, and completed residency training at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. She sees patients with a variety of conditions affecting the brain, spine, nerve, muscle, ligaments, and bone, including spinal cord... Read More

Meet our New Administrator: Asia Howard

— Hello Woodridge family, I am Asia Howard the new Administrator at Woodridge. I am a University of Texas at Arlington graduate, Go Mavs! Healthcare is a true passion of mine, as well as resident satisfaction. I received my nursing home administrator license in 2015 after working in various roles in nursing facilities. I have found... Read More

October 16 is National Fossil Day

— How are fossils formed? For fossil formation to take place, a series of fortunate events must occur. If any part of the series is missing, we will never see the fossil! In fact, fossilization is a rare occurrence. Nature tends to lean toward recycling itself, which includes just about everything from plants and animals to rocks... Read More