National Aphasia Awareness Month

June 1, 2022 — National Aphasia Awareness Month is a national campaign to increase public education and to recognize the numerous people who care for people with aphasia. Did you know that two million people in the United States have aphasia, but a stunning 84.5% of Americans state that they’ve never even heard the term ‘aphasia’? Aphasia is a... Read More

Happy Juneteenth Independence Day!

June 1, 2022 — Juneteenth ( June 19) is also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, Liberation Day, and Emancipation Day. Did you know that Juneteenth became a federal US holiday in 2021, even though Texas has recognized it as a state holiday since 1980? On June 19, 1865 Army Major General Gordon Granger rode on horseback into Galveston,... Read More

National Cancer Survivors Day

June 1, 2022 — National Cancer Survivors Day, June 5, is a celebration of life that is held around the world on the first Sunday in June. It is a celebration of those who have survived, and hope for those who are still battling their illness. Did you know: In America there are more than 16.9 million cancer survivors,... Read More

Welcome to our New Nurse Practitioner!

June 1, 2022 — Ultra Health Providers is pleased to announce that Lindsey Lamb, FNP-C, is joining our team. Lindsey has worked in the medical field since she was 16 years old, progressing from a CNA to a Registered Nurse to a Nurse Practitioner. While she started her career in long term care, she has worked over the years... Read More

Thank you to Mayor Bray!

June 1, 2022 — Thank you so much to Mayor Bray for coming to our facility to present proclamations for Nurses Week and Nursing Home Week to our amazing staff! It’s so wonderful to hear members of the community speak about what nursing and nursing facilities mean to them and how much they appreciate everything our staff does on... Read More

Self-Care is Important for Mental Health

May 5, 2022 — The past two years have brought many unforeseen changes and challenges that have impacted our everyday lives, which is why it is more important than ever to make mental health a priority. Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. Stress, fear and anxiety all can have a negative effect on our mental health,... Read More

Creative Beginnings

May 5, 2022 — Creative Beginnings Month is designed to remind everyone to embrace their creative hobbies, and encourage them to pick up their tools of choice to begin creating anew! Creative Beginnings Month seems to have appeared out of nowhere, but the hugely popular idea of encouraging people to reach beyond their comfort zones and into the depths... Read More

Honor & Remember: Memorial Day is May 30

May 5, 2022 — Take time this Memorial Day to visit, call, text, or video chat with a loved one who served, or a loved one who may have lost someone special that served. Ask them to share their stories and reminisce. Listen and learn from their history. Be sure to let them know how much they are valued... Read More

National Women’s Health Week

May 5, 2022 — Ladies, this week is a great time to get all your checkups done if you have not done so yet this year. Remember, the elements of health include your eating habits, your resting habits, how you think, and how you spend your time. National Women’s Health Week starts each year on Mother’s Day to encourage... Read More

You say Director of Social Services, We Say Hero!

May 5, 2022 — March was Social Worker Month and we were more than honored to celebrate this amazing lady! Cassie always has her door and arms open to our residents and staff and we wouldn’t know what to do without her big, bubbly personality to brighten our days! It was only appropriate to give our “ray of sunshine”... Read More