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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.
Touchpoints-iCare Transitional Care and Clinical Team Present at Saint Francis Hospital
December 8, 2017iCare’s Billy Boyce and Sarah Landi presented at Saint Francis Hospital’s “Share the Care: Transition from Acute to Post Acute Care” educational conference on December 1st. The day long series, held at Saint Francis’ Connecticut Institute for Primary Care Innovation in Hartford, focused on the management of high risk patients, with emphasis on heart failure, COPD and sepsis.
Touchpoints at Bloomfield provides annual Thanksgiving spread for Bloomfield seniors
November 20, 2017Touchpoints at Bloomfield hosted about 100 attendees at its annual Thanksgiving luncheon at the Bloomfield Senior Center last week. Touchpoints supplied the meal and all of the fixings. Lunch is served by Touchpoints’ department heads including Administrator Jaime Faucher and Director of Food Services, Paul DeMaida.
Have you gotten your flu shot yet?
November 17, 2017Have you received your Flu Shot yet? Now that it’s November, the cold and flu season has started. It’s best to get vaccinated before flu begins spreading in your community. It takes about two weeks after vaccination for antibodies to develop in the body that protect against flu. CDC recommends that people get a flu vaccine by the end of October, if possible.
Wii Bowling League at Touchpoints at Bloomfield
October 13, 2017What a better way to spend the last Thursday of every month hosting a Wii Bowling Challenge with our friends from the Bloomfield Senior Center. The residents at Touchpoints at Bloomfield have opened their home to this fine group of seniors in anticipation of showing the residents a grand old time.