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Amarillo Veteran Turns 102


[From (KAMR/KCIT)] Ussery-Roan Texas State Veterans Home celebrated a resident’s 102nd birthday on July 6th, 2018. Leslie Linger, born in Vega served in the Army Air Corps in Lubbock in 1940. He then served at Lemoore Air Army Field in California, rising to the rank of Tech Sergeant. Linger was honorably discharged in 1945. […]

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Ussery-Roan Texas State Veterans Home Honors Women Veterans


[Amarillo, Texas] Last year Governor Gregg Abbot declared June 12th as Texas Women Veterans Day to recognize the brave women who have served our country. Ussery-Roan Texas State Veterans Home held a luncheon to honor their women Veterans. KAMR Local 4 News covered the event, and interviewed Jean Hoopes, a WWII Airman, and Audrey Ryder, a Korean War […]

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New Long-Term Care Facility Now Open in Alamo – KVEO


ALAMO, Texas – A new senior nursing home now open in the city of Alamo.

The Heights of Alamo is a 130 bed facility offering long term care to elderly residents. Some of the services include physical, occupational and speech therapy.

Administrators say the new location offers families who live in smaller cities the option to keep their relatives close by.

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Four Touchstone Managed Communities Nationally Recognized for Improving Quality


  [San Antonio, TEXAS] – Four of Touchstone’s communities received recognition from the American Health Care Associate and National Center for Assisted Living for meeting four or more of the eight 2017 Quality Initiative Goals. The Heights of Gonzales in Gonzales, The Heights of Tyler in Tyler, Ussery-Roan Texas State Veterans Home in Amarillo and […]

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New Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, The Heights of Alamo, Announces Leadership Team

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Alamo, Texas and San Antonio, Texas – Officials with Touchstone Communities representing The Heights of Alamo, a state-of-the-art skilled nursing and rehabilitation community opening within the next few months, announced today the selection of the leadership team which is beginning work immediately. Comprised of an administrator and director of nursing, the leadership team will be […]

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Central Texas long-term care facilities receive recognition for their quality care, despite statewide staffing struggles


CENTRAL TEXAS, TX (KXXV) – Across the state of Texas, nursing homes are struggling to keep staff for a long period of time. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 4 million Americans are admitted to nursing homes each year. “Staffing is a constant challenge,” Shannon Sondgeroth, Administrator for the William R. Courtney […]

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