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May 5, 2021
On May 6, 2021, Silver Springs’ Lynn Webster, RN, will receive the 2021 Nightingale Award for Excellence in Nursing in a virtual ceremony hosted by Hartford Healthcare at Home. By an amazing coincidence, the award ceremony is on Lynn’s 41st anniversary of employment at Silver Springs.Nightingale Award winners are recognized for making a significant impact on patient care and the nursing profession, going beyond the call, demonstrating excellence, showing commitment to the community served...
April 26, 2021
Jean Rewa was Farren Care Center’s longest tenured employee, having started in April of 1984 when the center was the Farren Memorial Hospital.At that time, Jean began her career the dietary department and it was her first real job. She remained in dietary for close to 37 years where she served in many different roles. Per Jean, her favorite was running the Snack Bar and Café. She loves to cook and she enjoys her daily interactions with the Residents.Jean made the big leap this year...
April 15, 2021
On Wednesday, April 14, 2021, Pedro Salas was inducted into the American College of Health Care Administrator’s ”CNA Hall of Fame” for 2020, a ceremony that had been delayed nearly a year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.Salas, a Meriden resident, had been a Certified Nurse’s Assistant at Silver Springs Care Center for over 46 years after serving his country in the United States Army. Coincidently, Pedro was also celebrating both his retirement from Silver Springs after all those years...
April 7, 2021
April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month and awareness is key to improving care and advancing research toward a cure.Prior to COVID, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) rated complications from PD as the 14th leading cause of death in the United States. Although there is no cure, treatment options vary and include medications and surgery. While Parkinson’s itself is not fatal, disease complications can be serious.According to the Parkinson’s Foundation, Parkinson’s disease...
March 16, 2021
This week marks the one-year anniversary of the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. It was year in which we all were thrown into a once-in-a-lifetime crisis that targeted our elderly and medically vulnerable and brought a level of disruption and suffering not seen in a century. To so many who spend their days and nights caring for Connecticut’s seniors, it seems like only yesterday that COVID-19 entered our lives and tightened its relentless grip....