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  • Don’t Let Stress and Depression Interrupt Your Holidays

    December 01, 2017

    By Nicholas Arsenault Transitional Care Nurse, Hartford HealthCare at Home For many, the holidays are a time of togetherness, giving and being around those we love and cherish the most. But sometimes the holidays can bring about feelings that limit how much you enjoy this time of year. Stress and…

  • Hartford HealthCare Senior Services partners receive Five Star Quality Rating

    December 01, 2017

    Three health care communities that are Hartford HealthCare Senior Services partners achieved an overall Five Star Quality Rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services as reported by U.S. News & World Report on Oct. 31. Jefferson House in Newington, Jerome Home in New Britain and Southington Care Center…

  • Alzheimer’s Association Honors Hartford HealthCare at Home Caregiver

    November 24, 2017

    WEST HARTFORD – A home caregiver described as someone who “goes above and beyond” received recognition for her work from the Alzheimer’s Association Connecticut Chapter at an awards luncheon held Nov. 9 at the Pond House. Denise Guillemette, LPN, of Hartford HealthCare at Home, was nominated by Patty O’Brian, CDP,…

  • A Guide To A Memorable Holiday Season For Dementia Patients, Caregivers

    November 03, 2017

    Those who take care of loved ones with dementia can have mixed feelings about the holidays – caregivers may have happy memories of the past, but they also may worry about the extra demands that the holidays can bring. To make the season more enjoyable, a balance between holiday-related activities…

  • For This Couple, It’s Rehab By The Book in Southington

    October 26, 2017

    Dan and Arlene Palmer, avid bibliophiles, met and worked at New Britain Public Library for a combined 51 years and owned their own bookstore/tea shop, Leaves & Pages, for 14 years. Arlene, a New Britain historian, also wrote three books about the city’s history and together they wrote “And Now…

  • Medicare Vs. Medicare Advantage: How To Choose

    October 26, 2017

    By Judith Graham Kaiser Health News As health insurers struggle with shifting government policies and considerable uncertainty, one market remains remarkably stable: Medicare Advantage plans. That’s good news for seniors as they select coverage for the year ahead during Medicare’s annual open enrollment period (this year running from Oct. 15…

  • Breast Cancer Survivor Advice: Keep The Faith

    October 16, 2017

    Often we find support, hope, solace and inspiration in the experiences of those who have previously walked the same path we do.  October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. For those newly diagnosed, or struggling with their diagnosis, take heart in the stories and advice of these Hartford HealthCare employees. …

  • Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging and GoodLife Fitness open in Bloomfield

    October 13, 2017

    A ribbon-cutting to celebrate the opening of Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging and GoodLife Fitness was held with the Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce on Oct. 4. These two programs are among the multiple health services and specialties available at the Hartford HealthCare Family Health Center located at 2 Northwestern…

  • Center for Healthy Aging And GoodLife Fitness Open In Bloomfield

    October 12, 2017

    A ribbon-cutting to celebrate the opening of Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging and GoodLife Fitness was held with the Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce on Oct. 4. These two programs are among the multiple health services and specialties available at the Hartford HealthCare Family Health Center located at 2 Northwestern…

  • Southington Care Center Celebrates Four Centenarians

    October 12, 2017

    Woodrow Wilson was president. The United States entered World War I. Mary Pickford starred in the movie, “A Poor Little Rich Girl.” Such was life in 1917 and Southington Care Center’s four centenarians – then infants or toddlers – were there. In a celebration of lives well lived, Southington Care…


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