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Understanding Hospice vs Palliative Care

November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month and programs across the country are reaching out to help people understand all that these services offer. The National Association of Home Care and Hospice reminds us that “this month is also the time to recognize and celebrate the millions of people — from administrators to clinicians …

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Seniors, Don’t Wait – Get Your Flu Shot Now

The crispness of fall is in the air and to New Englanders, this is the signal that it is time to schedule an annual flu vaccination. But this year looks different and you may have heard louder and stronger messaging to get your flu shot, than ever before. The CDC is not is not recommending …

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Who Qualifies for Home Health Care Services?

If you’re caring for a loved one with a chronic condition or helping them with physical therapy, you know there can be challenges. Not only can there be issues with knowing what to do, but problems finding support for yourself so you can tend to the other responsibilities in your life. Other than moving to …

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8 Health Benefits of Spending Time Outdoors

With the modern convenience of climate control always available, being inside can be more comfortable, with a lot fewer bugs. So what makes the great outdoors so great? Many studies have found there are important benefits of being outdoors for seniors. This post will explore the health benefits of being outdoors and show how spending …

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McLean Congratulates Lisa Clark, VP Health Center Administrator, Recipient of the 2020 LeadingAge Connecticut Humanitarian Award

We’re proud to announce that Lisa Clark, Vice President and Administrator of the Health Center, has been selected to receive the 2020 LeadingAge Connecticut Humanitarian award. “This prestigious award is presented to an individual whose personal integrity, decency and contributions to the elderly best exemplify the ideals of our member organizations and their missions, and …

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Why You Should Retire in Connecticut

Is Connecticut a good place to retire? Only if you like the best of all worlds. Retiring in Connecticut puts you in close proximity to practically every type of activity and landscape, from coastline to forest, small town to big city. Let’s look at the oversized benefits this small state has to offer – and …

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