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In mid-January 2020 a CNN article appeared detailing how a 104 year-old Marine Corps veteran, who served in World War II, was asking for Valentine’s Day cards. According to the article, Major Bill White (USMC, Ret.), was looking to expand on his collection of special memories cataloged within his many scrapbooks. A purple heart recipient from the Battle of Iwo Jima, his amazing service is worthy of the gratitude of all Americans and his heartfelt request was gratefully met. The veterans…
60 West Celebrates Sixth Annual Super Bowl Party for Residents and Staff
February 11, 2020On and around February 2nd, the team at 60 West threw its sixth annual Super Bowl Party and ”Pick ‘Em Winners” for staff and residents. This is 60 West’s largest staff-resident engagement event, starting as a weekly gameday event that spans the entire football season and culminates with the Super Bowl.
Touchpoints at Farmington Team Goes Red for Women to Bring Awareness to Heart Health
February 7, 2020According to the American Heart Association site, nearly 80 percent of cardiac events can be prevented and cardiovascular diseases continue to be a woman’s greatest health threat. In response, February 7th is the American Heart Association’s day to ‘Go Red for Women’ to raise money and more importantly, awareness heart health. As a care center that provides extensive care and treatment for residents with congestive heart failure and other cardiac conditions, the Touchpoint…
Rae Losnes, Silver Springs Nurse, Retires After 37 Years of Service at the Care Center
February 3, 2020Silver Springs Care Center held a retirement celebration for Rae Losnes, Licensed Practical Nurse, who retired from Silver Springs after 37 years of service. Rae worked as an LPN Charge Nurse on Second Floor East for many years. Upon news of her retirement residents and staff shared just how much they will miss her.
As of January 25, 2020, Parkville Care Center marked one year as part of the iCare Health Network. The 150-bed skilled nursing care center was previously Park Place Health Center and emerged to operate under the name Parkville Care Center as recognition of its important place and history in the Parkville neighborhood of Hartford. In the course of 2019, Parkville had the opportunity to host Governor Ned Lamont and Mayor Luke Bronin (on several occasions), partner with local Hispanic and communi…