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If you are out and about, take a look at the Touchpoints at Bloomfield grounds and see what we are up to. For the past three years we have been tapping our trees for sap to make maple syrup from scratch. We are lucky to have our very own Andy Cassasa, Director of Maintenance, collect the sap and cook it down to make pure maple syrup. Every year it’s a tradition for the recreation department to make homemade Belgian waffles for our residents with our very own maple syrup.
As previously teased here, Touchpoints Rehab and iCare now have a commercial running on NBC in the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. A special thanks again to our star, Touchpoints at Bloomfield’s Director of Nursing, Shanta Griffiths, and to the residents and staff at Touchpoints at Farmington for hosting the film crew and making the ad possible. Thank you also to NBC who has been excellent to work with.
Touchpoints at Bloomfield Celebrates American Heart Month
February 7, 2018February is designated as American Heart Month to bring attention and awareness to the prevalence and severity of heart disease in the United States. Touchpoints at Bloomfield staff and residents wore red on February 2, 2018 for National Wear Red Day. Did you know that nearly a quarter of deaths in the United States are caused by heart disease? While that statistic is staggering, the good news is that heart disease is often preventable.
A Busy Holiday Season and Some Winter Advice for Seniors
January 19, 2018It’s been a very busy holiday season at Touchpoints at Bloomfield. We were busy decorating their home, having our first annual ugly sweater party and best holiday cookie bake off, receiving many gifts from the community and volunteers caroling through out the facility. Now that we have started a new year, have you noticed when you turn on the television or read a magazine it’s all about exercise and making healthy choices for 2018…
Falls - Risk Factors, the Lasting Health Impacts and Prevention
January 15, 2018The number of older adults in the United States is growing, and falls among the older adult population are a serious and significant problem. Approximately 33 percent of older adults 65 years of age and older fall at least once each year. Injuries caused from a fall are a predisposing factor in 40 percent of the events leading to long-term nursing home placement among older adults.