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iCare Health Network Residents and Staff Attend Annual iFair with a Rocking Music Theme
October 9, 2019On September 26, staff and residents from around the iCare Health Network convened at 60 West in Rocky Hill for the annual iFair. The iFair happens each Fall and has moved around locations, spending the last two years at 60 West. Each iFair has its own fun theme, often tied to Autumn events like football, Halloween and Fall leaves. This year’s event, however, was all about music.
60 West Takes Annual Trek to Hammonasset State Park Beach
October 3, 201960 West took their annual trek to East Beach at Hammonasset State Park to say farewell to summer and enjoy the fantastic weather on Friday, September 13th. A total of 26 residents attended and were able to walk along the water, search for shells or roll down to the beach using adapted beach wheelchairs provided by the park. The staff and residents soaked up the sun, ate a picnic lunch and enjoyed each others company on a trip that has become a tradition for the care center.
60 West Washes Away Stigma for Recovery Month
October 1, 201960 West recommitted to being a Stigma-Free care center on Thursday, September 20th with two special programs. The participants learned a great deal about each other and found common themes in their lives. Through this process the 60 West team collected words that contribute to stigma and symbolically and literally washed those words away.
60 West's Busy Summer
August 29, 2019Thanks to the excellent work of the life enrichment staff, the 60 West residents and staff were busy all Summer with activities. The Summer was kicked off with a Christmas in June event, followed by partnerships with and donations to Hands on Hartford, cultural travel luncheons and decorating the patio garden.
60 West Hosts A Special Wedding Event
August 7, 2019On Friday July 12th, 60 West, in conjunction with Beacon Hospice, celebrated the wedding of resident Charles to his long time partner, Libby. The wedding ceremony was held on the care center’s serene patio among family and friends of the bride and groom and was followed by a reception catered by 60 West Food Service Director Jim Scott with live music by David Allen Rivera. The menu included a variety of favorites like Jim’s mac and cheese bites and famous chicken wings.