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  • Medicare Advantage via CarePartners: What’s in it for Patients?

    October 10, 2018

    Connecticut has never seen anything like CarePartners of Connecticut, a joint venture between Hartford HealthCare and Tufts Health Plan of Massachusetts, that will begin selling 2019 Medicare Advantage plans in the state when the open-enrollment period begins Oct. 15. It’s the first partnership between a hospital system and an insurer…

  • One Way to Avoid the Flu: The Secret’s in Your Food

    September 26, 2018

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it’s impossible to predict what the 2018-19 flu season will be like because new flu viruses appear every year and vaccines are updated annually. While the best way to prevent the flu is to get a vaccine, there are other ways…

  • Here’s What’s in Your Flu Vaccine: Will It Work This Season?

    September 25, 2018

    Wasn’t it just yesterday that we were sunning ourselves at Hammonasset Beach? Maybe it only feels that way, but now it’s officially fall and we only care about one thing — the coming flu season. Predicting the severity of a flu season isn’t like predicting which team will win more football…

  • Flu Clinics: Where, When to Get Your Vaccines

    September 21, 2018

    Here is the latest list of Hartford HealthCare at Home flu clinics. Hartford HealthCare at Home can directly bill the following insurance companies: Aetna, Anthem (including Blue Cross/Blue Shield), ConnectiCare, Cigna, Medicare and the Medicare Advantage Plans for Aetna, Anthem and ConnectiCare. We also accept payment by personal check. A self-pay vaccination is…

  • How to Know When it’s Time For Homecare

    August 10, 2018

    Knowing when your family member may need assistance at home can be daunting, says Hartford HealthCare at Home’s Karen Pagliaro. “When visiting, look around,” she says. “Is the home not cared for the way it had been in the past?  Are there dishes in the sink, laundry piling up, newspaper scattered…

  • Warm-Up-To-Fall Recipe: Chicken Pot Pie

    June 18, 2018

    Cooking for yourself can be a chore, but when you are elderly or disabled living on your own, it be can even more difficult to maintain a healthy diet, which can lead to serious health problems.  Hartford HealthCare Independence at Home offers a number of nutritious freezer meal recipes that…

  • Save Time and Eat Well: Lasagna for One Recipe

    June 18, 2018

    Cooking for yourself can be a chore, but when you are elderly or disabled living on your own, it be can even more difficult to maintain a healthy diet, which can lead to serious health problems. Hartford HealthCare Independence at Home offers a number of nutritious freezer meal recipes that…

  • Nurses: At Home or in Healthcare Setting, They ROCK!

    May 10, 2018

    Nurses play a such a vital role in healthcare that we set aside an entire week every year (May 6-12) to honor them. National Nurses Week celebrates the care and devotion that nurses provide to patients each and every day in a variety of healthcare settings. Laurie St. John, a…

  • Hartford HealthCare at Home Nightingale Nurse: ‘It’s Very Rewarding Work’

    May 03, 2018

    When people think of health care, they think of doctors’ offices, clinics, and hospitals. But what about the hundreds of patients that receive care in their own homes? That’s where Luanne Salcito steps in. With her team of 49 aides, plus nurses and other care workers, Luanne coordinates home visits…

  • In-Home Care: The Alternative to Nursing Homes, Assisted Living

    April 11, 2018

    Asking for help is difficult.  Knowing when someone you love needs help can be even harder.  The last thing any parent or family member wants is to be a burden to those they care about and will often avoid asking for help until it becomes evident they need it. But…


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