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  • The Science Behind Walking On Winter Ice Without Slipping, Falling

    February 02, 2020

    Sometimes you just have to know when to walk like a penguin, as unsightly as it may seem. It could save a lot of pain and misery. With sub-freezing temperatures, black-ice parking lots and slick sidewalks a winter inevitability, it’s time. Yes, the best way to avoid a fall —…

  • Olson Named VP of Hospice by Hartford HealthCare at Home

    January 29, 2020

    Hartford HealthCare at Home, in supporting its patient centered goals to enhance and expand its hospice services, has selected its new vice president of hospice. “I am pleased to announce that Ann M. Olson has joined us as vice president of Hospice for Hartford HealthCare at Home across the state,”…

  • Why the Census Is a Healthcare Issue

    January 24, 2020

    By Jeffrey A. Flaks Hartford HealthCare President and Chief Executive Officer and Sarah S. Lewis Hartford HealthCare Vice President, Health Equity Among the New Year’s resolutions that you’ve made (or maybe already broken), here’s one that should be easy to keep: Complete your U.S. Census form, and encourage everyone you…

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

    January 04, 2020

    The best way to prevent the flu is to get a vaccine, but there are other ways to bolster our immune system. They include: Getting enough sleep. Lowering stress. Increasing physical activity. Maintaining a healthy weight. Eating more whole foods rich in protein and antioxidants. As a nutritionist, I want…

  • Hartford HealthCare’s Home Health, Hospice Services Ranked Among Best Nationally

    December 05, 2019

    Hartford HealthCare at Home has been named a top provider of home health and hospice services by LexisNexis Risk Solutions, coming in at 38 out of 100 nationally ranked home care agencies. “Every day across Connecticut, Hartford HealthCare at Home’s caring staff has the privilege of serving close to 4,000…

  • What’s the Difference Between Hospice and Palliative Care?

    November 11, 2019

    November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month and the team from Hartford HealthCare at Home wants to help those in need of these services make the right decisions during what is a critical time for them and their loved ones. Hospice and palliative care offer compassionate care to patients…

  • Men: ED Treatment Sound Too Good To Be True? It Probably is.

    March 17, 2019

    If you were among the 50 percent of adult males between the ages of 40 and 70 with erectile dysfunction, would you pay thousands of dollars for shock-wave treatment, which has uncertainties about long-term effectiveness and safety? Would you be concerned that it is not FDA-approved? You should be. More…

  • HealthCare Matters: Join the CT Mirror Conversation

    March 06, 2019

    Early in the morning, while most of us are grabbing a cup of coffee before work, a nurse is on the road. She helped get her own family ready for the day, and she is on her way to take care of your family. One of our billing specialists is…

  • Independence at Home Receives 2019 Best of Home Care – Provider of Choice, Employer of Choice Awards

    January 29, 2019

    Hartford HealthCare Independence at Home announced today that it has received the 2019 Best of Home Care – Provider of Choice and Employer of Choice Awards from Home Care Pulse. The awards are granted only to the top-ranking home care providers, based on client and employee satisfaction scores gathered by…

  • Things to Consider When Choosing a Private Duty Caregiver

    January 22, 2019

    Choosing a caregiver for yourself or a loved one can seem like an overwhelming task. Hartford HealthCare Independence at Home is here to help with some questions to keep in mind when choosing a private duty caregiver. Do you need hands-on care? Help around your home? Companionship? If you need…

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