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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.
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.