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Jude Fights Cancer! Help the Exantus Family with the Battle: Information on Donation and Prayer Vigil
March 1, 2021Jude is a 42-year-old who was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer in 2019. Jude has a radiant personality. If you’ve had the pleasure of meeting him, it’s very likely that you instantly gained a new friend. Jude is selfless and will always be the first to lend a helping hand. He grew up in Haiti and moved to the U.S. after surviving the 2010 Earthquake. He and his wife have worked tirelessly to provide a life and a home in the US to raise their three children. We know he will fight this d…
Along with representatives from Hartford Fire Department and Aetna Ambulance Service, the staff of Parkville Care Center in Hartford held a remembrance ceremony for the lives lost during the Greenwood Nursing Home Fire in 2003. Parkville Care Center was formerly known as Park Place and prior to that, at the time of the deadly fire, was named Greenwood Health Center. Although the care center was not part of iCare until two years ago, staff, residents and community members feel its impact or were …
On February 7th, Concetta Lopes, a resident of Touchpoints at Bloomfield, was able to celebrate her 98th birthday with a long awaited gift – an indoor, in-person visit with her son; the first indoor visit at Touchpoints in almost a year of COVID precautions and visitor restrictions. Happy birthday, Concetta! We are so very pleased that she was able to celebrate it with family and in person. Visitor restrictions were imposed on March 10, 2020. Extensive testing and sweeping vaccinatio…
Touchpoints at Manchester Resident: "They showed me so much kindness with no judgment"
February 17, 2021In early February 2021, the Touchpoints at Manchester team received Vera’s Story, an eloquent testimonial from a grateful resident. It reads: “I could not speak or write to communicate. The staff at Touchpoints took the time to read my lips and understand my gestures. They showed me so much kindness with no judgment. They took care of me. My fears began to fade. 24/7 nothing was too big or too small. Each and every one of them gave me their utmost attention and respect.”
Honoring the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
January 18, 2021There are so many deep and meaningful quotes attributed to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. that resonate strongly for those in healthcare and in daily service to others. It is clear that Dr. King’s words and deeds are especially resonant in light of the current and daily challenges we are all facing.