HHSC To Expand Visitation Options At Long-Term Care Facilities
Sep17

HHSC To Expand Visitation Options At Long-Term Care Facilities

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today directed the Texas Health and Human Services Commission to expand visitation options for eligible nursing, assisted living, and intermediate care facilities, home and community-based service providers, and inpatient hospice, effective Thursday, Sept. 24. HHSC’s updated emergency rules will allow a designated essential caregiver to provide supportive, hands-on care to facility residents who do not...

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Sept. 14-18, 2020 Meal A Day Menu
Sep13

Sept. 14-18, 2020 Meal A Day Menu

Although the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center remains closed due to COVID-19, volunteers continue to work five days a week preparing and delivering meals to shut-in elderly in the community. The Sept. 14-18, 2020 Meal A Day Menu includes: Monday — Cornflake Chicken Casserole, Stewed Squash and Pinto Beans Tuesday — Sloppy Joe Sandwich, Potato Chips and a Pickle Spear Wednesday — Chicken Pot Pie, Broccoli and...

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2020 Creative Arts Contest, Arts & Crafts Show Slated Oct. 23-24
Sep13

2020 Creative Arts Contest, Arts & Crafts Show Slated Oct. 23-24

By Johanna Hicks, B.S., M.Ed., Texas A&M AgriLife Extension. Family & Community Health — Hopkins County Excitement is building for the 2020 Creative Arts Contest and Arts & Crafts Show. Both events are scheduled to take place October 23 and 24, at the Sulphur Springs High School. Questions have been coming in about the Creative Arts Contest, so I thought it would be beneficial to provide some information and encourage...

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Sept. 7-11, 2020 Meal A Day Menu
Sep06

Sept. 7-11, 2020 Meal A Day Menu

Although the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center remains closed due to COVID-19, volunteers continue to work five days a week preparing and delivering meals to shut-in elderly in the community. The Sept. 7-11, 2020 Meal A Day Menu includes: Monday – Beef Stroganoff, English Peas and Garlic Toast Tuesday – Oven Omelet, Sliced Ham, Blueberry Muffins and Mandarin Oranges Wednesday – Chicken and Dumplings, Crackers...

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Meal A Day Menu For Aug. 31-Sept. 4
Aug30

Meal A Day Menu For Aug. 31-Sept. 4

Although the Senior Citizens Center continues to be closed due to COVID-19, Meal A Day volunteers continue to work five days a week preparing and delivering meals to shut-in elderly in the community. The Meal A Day menu for Aug. 31-Sept. 4, 2020 includes: Monday – Beef Spaghetti, Squash and Garlic Toast Tuesday – Rope Sausage, Sauerkraut, Black-Eyed Peas and Cornbread Wednesday– Chicken and Dressing Casserole, Cranberry Sauce, Sweet...

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Exterior Design For New Senior Citizens Activity Center Revealed
Aug25

Exterior Design For New Senior Citizens Activity Center Revealed

After several consults with Adam Panter of Rees Architecture Planning and Interior Design, a design plan for the new senior citizens activity center has finally been drafted. Design for a new Senior Citizens Center at 301 Oak Ave. in Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center Director Karon Weatherman Tuesday afternoon released some of the drawings for the center to give community members a glimpse at the planned facility. The draft is...

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Meal A Day Menu Aug. 24-28, 2020
Aug23

Meal A Day Menu Aug. 24-28, 2020

Meal A Day volunteers work five days a week preparing meals at the Senior Citizens Center, then deliver then to shut-in elderly in the community. The Meal A Day menu for Aug. 24-28, 2020 includes: Monday – Beef Tostada Casserole, Mexican Corn and Spring Salad Tuesday – Loaded Baked Potato with Chicken, Spinach and Fresh Sliced Tomatoes Wednesday – Sliced Pit Ham, Potato Salad, Cole Slaw and a Roll Thursday – Smothered Beef Patties,...

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Meal A Day Menu Aug. 17-21
Aug16

Meal A Day Menu Aug. 17-21

Although the Senior Citizens Center continues to be closed due to COVID-19, Meal A Day volunteers continue to work five days a week preparing and delivering meals to shut-in elderly in the community. The Meal A Day menu for Aug. 17-21, 2020 includes: Monday – Managers Choice Tuesday – Orange Chicken, Rice, Egg Roll and Oriental Vegetables Wednesday – Beef Lasagna, Green Beans and Garlic Sticks Thursday – Cornflake...

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Aug. 10-14 Meal A Day Menu
Aug09

Aug. 10-14 Meal A Day Menu

Although the Senior Citizens Center continues to be closed due to COVID-19, Meal A Day volunteers continue to work five days a week preparing and delivering meals to shut-in elderly in the community. The Aug. 10-14, 2020, Meal A Day menu for includes: Monday – Rope Sausage, Red Beans and Rice, Okra and Tomatoes, and Hush Puppies   Tuesday – Oven Baked Omelet, Slice of Ham, Orange Slices and Blueberry Muffins Wednesday – Sloppy Joe...

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*Updated* Limited Visitation Allowed At Nursing Facilities And Long-Term Care Facilities
Aug06

*Updated* Limited Visitation Allowed At Nursing Facilities And Long-Term Care Facilities

Local facilities have not been given the go-ahead yet to proceed with visitations even though the state released the press release below allowing visitations. The regional liasons and their staff will still need to provide the visitation criteria and testing criteria for our local facilities before visitations will be allowed. Although family members will still have to wait, the first step has been taken toward resuming visitations....

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