National Recovery Month Events Continue Across the iCare Health Network
September 27, 2019In keeping with the themes of National Recovery Month, multiple iCare Health Network care centers have been holding celebrations of what it means to be in recovery. Chelsea Place held a Celebration of Recovery Dinner with special guest speakers. The care center staff pitched in to serve the meal. Chelsea residents and staff also took a day trip to Elizabeth Park to enjoy the weather. The Silver Springs team had their own Recovery Celebration in the Silver Bistro.
The Touchpoints at Bloomfield Team Renews Their Pledge to Stigma Free Care
September 25, 2019With the help of the residents, Touchpoints at Bloomfield celebrated National Recovery Month by putting together a resident-led information table about Recovery Month in the front lobby. The center’s iRecovery Counselor Janice Lapage provided the team with information to distribute to staff, visitors and family members and ran a discussion group for our residents and staff. Most did not know the stigma that is carried by others that suffer from mental illness and/or substance use di…
Parkville Care Center Celebrates Fiestas Patronales 2019
September 23, 2019On the evening of September 19, 2019, Parkville Care Center in Hartford held its first annual Fiestas Patronales for residents, families, staff and guests. Some 80 plus people attended the event that included live music, a DJ, dancing, performances, an appearance by Miss Puerto Rico of Greater Hartford and the crowning of Ms. Parkville. The food service team, led by Jennifer De’Leon, served up a buffet sampler of traditional delicacies.
Silver Springs Veterans Visit World War I Exhibit at Knights of Columbus Museum in New Haven
September 19, 2019On September 13, 2019, a contingent of veterans from Silver Springs Care Center in Meriden took a day trip to the Knights of Columbus Museum in New Haven to experience a military exhibit titled World War I: Beyond the Front Lines. The group learned a lot and were enriched by the experience.
Chelsea Place Holds 'Road to Recovery' Luau as Part of National Recovery Month, 2019
September 17, 2019September is National Recovery Month. Building on the momentum from their kick-off pep rally event and keeping with the themes of National Recovery Month, Chelsea Place Care Center held a Road to Recovery Luau at the care center in Hartford. The Chelsea Place team, residents and staff alike, have been embracing the theme’s of the moment and celebrating the victories that come with recovery from substance use, big and small.