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June is Men’s Health Awareness Month

Throughout the month of June, many health organizations focus on raising awareness of preventable health issues and encouraging early detection of illness in men and boys. Men’s Health Month has been recognized every June since 1992. Men’s Health Month’s official website explained that, on average, men die five years earlier than women, which is due… Continue Reading Continue reading

June 3, 2020 A Healthier Approach To Caring

Staying Positive During Difficult Times

Over the past few months, many of the Athena care centers have been working hard to raise spirits and positivity within their buildings. Not only have the staff been working tirelessly to provide exceptional health care, they have also been coming up with creative activities and fun events for their residents. The past few months… Continue Reading Continue reading

May 29, 2020 A Healthier Approach To Caring

The OptumCare Commitment to Excellence Award

Congratulations to our Director of Social Service at the Maefair Health Care Center , Clara Merva. Clara was awarded with the “Commitment to Excellence” award by OptumCare. Clara has not only  been apart of Athena Healthcare family for 15 years, but has been the Director of Social Services since 2011. Thank you Clara for your… Continue Reading Continue reading

March 3, 2020 Athena News

Cardiac Rehabilitation Week

Join us at Athena Health Care Systems in recognizing National Cardiac Rehabilitation Week, which lasts from February 9th-15th. We use this week to celebrate the life saving impact that cardiac rehabilitation has in reducing the crushing effects of heart disease and heart-related illnesses. Cardiac Rehabilitation Week is initiated by the American Association of Cardiovascular and… Continue Reading Continue reading

February 13, 2020 A Healthier Approach To Caring

Athena Health Care Systems’ Centers Receive National Recognition for Quality Initiative Program

Farmington, CT: January 15, 2020 – Four Athena Health Care Systems’ centers were recently recognized by the American Health Care Association (AHCA), the nation’s largest association of long term and post-acute care providers. The centers were recognized for their Quality Initiative program. The teams from these centers celebrated their newest goal when they received this… Continue Reading Continue reading

January 15, 2020 Athena News

Flu Vaccinations in Nursing Homes

“At any age, a flu infection can become dangerous, but when it’s someone who’s quite old and frail, the chances that they’ll become very sick and need to be hospitalized increases significantly.” Between December and February, you tend see the most contractions of the flu and sicknesses during this part of the yearly flu season.… Continue Reading Continue reading

January 10, 2020 A Healthier Approach To Caring

With More Americans Dying at Home, Providers Must Double Down on End-of-Life Care

“The home has become the place where most Americans die of natural causes — beating out hospitals for the first time since the early 20th century.” With Healthcare improving, it seems to be keeping most patients out of “acute settings” and in a familiar environment for them with their friends and family. Only a small… Continue Reading Continue reading

January 6, 2020 A Healthier Approach To Caring

Montowese Health & Rehabilitation Center Recognized For Outstanding Wound Management Performance

NORTH HAVEN, CT – 12/18/2019.  Montowese Nursing & Rehabilitation Center has received a Center of Excellence Certificate, awarded by Wound Care Specialists, LLC, Connecticut’s largest provider of post-acute and long-term care wound management services.   Leaders, physicians and clinicians from Montowese Nursing & Rehabilitation Center and Wound Care Specialists gathered today to celebrate the Center… Continue Reading Continue reading

December 23, 2019 Athena News