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Strolling Singers from the Simsbury-Granby Rotary Club

Strolling Singers from the Simsbury-Granby Rotary Club serenaded residents and staff, spreading holiday joy throughout the McLean Health Center on December 19.

McLean Hospice Volunteers Deliver Holiday Cheer to Patients and their Families

McLean Hospice volunteers display the whimsical bags they created for 25 patients and their families. This year’s theme “Brown Paper Packages Tied up String,” perfectly suits the goodies inside, including home-made fudge, chicken soup mix, hand-knit prayer shawls and holiday amaryllis. Pictured left to right: Jane Erie, Mary Porter-Wright, Louise Polistena-D’Agosto, Catherine Jahne, Taffy Wilcox, Kathie Fallon, Gail Kostruba, Meghan Lucker. To learn more about the McLean Hospice program or volunteer opportunities, call 860-658-3954 or visit us at www.McLean Hospice.org.

McLean Administrator Among Those Honored at HBJ Health Care Heroes Event

Lisa Clark, Vice President and Administrator of the McLean Health Center, was among those recognized as a finalist, as part of the Connecticut Culture Change Coalition Steering Committee, at the Hartford Business Journal’s Health Care Heroes Award Luncheon on December 2.

December Newsletters

McLean Hospice Hosted the 6th annual Lights of Hope celebration with unveiling of the newest Hospice Memorial Quilt

On Tuesday, November 25th McLean Hospice celebrated the Lights of Hope community bereavement service honoring loved ones lost with readings of encouragement, inspirational music and thoughtful reflection. Sara Szafranski, Director of McLean Home Care and Hospice, welcomed family members to the fireside event by thanking each of them for allowing the Hospice team to provide care and support at one of life’s most challenging times.

“We are so grateful to have met and provided care to each and every one of our patients and their families. We recognize that the holiday season can be especially difficult for those who are grieving, and it is for this reason that the Lights of Hope and quilt unveiling ceremony is such an inspirational tradition.”

December Newsletter

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