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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

Athena Health Care Heroes

Athena Health Care Heroes   Jennifer Cisowski Director of Nurses at Litchfield Woods Health Care Center As Director of Nurses, Jen has been fully committed to taking care of her residents during this pandemic. Without a single day off, she’s been working tirelessly to make sure everyone is taken care of. She has pushed a… Continue Reading Continue reading

May 19, 2020 A Healthier Approach To Caring

Letter to Residents, Families and Others Regarding Resident COVID-19 Testing

Dear Resident, Family Member or Responsible Party, We want to take this opportunity to update you about measures being taken to protect the rights, health and safety of nursing home residents. We know that our nursing home residents are in the high risk of infection from COVID-19. We also know that appropriate PPE, testing and… Continue Reading Continue reading

May 13, 2020 Athena News

Athena Health Care Systems Tapped to Open New Centers in Torrington & Meriden to Care for COVID-19 Patients

  Athena will manage previously shuttered nursing homes with plans to open to patients next week Farmington, CT – Athena Health Care Systems, a recognized leader in senior care and one of the region’s largest operators of skilled nursing centers, announced today that it has agreed to a request by the State of Connecticut to… Continue Reading Continue reading

April 14, 2020 Athena News

Notice From CT DPH Long-Term Care Ombudsman Regarding COVID-19

Dear Family Members and Responsible Parties, Below is a notice from the Connecticut Department of Public Health’s Long-Term Care Ombudsman regarding new measures being taken to protect the health and safety of nursing home residents across Connecticut. As you will see, the state has determined that more extreme precautions must be taken to prevent and… Continue Reading Continue reading

April 1, 2020 Athena News

Statement from Sharon Health Care Center on Covid-19 Patient Diagnosis

This morning, we learned that a long-term resident of Sharon Health Care Center tested positive for Covid-19. The female resident resides on one of our long-term care units and remains in our center under the caring hands of our staff. We have notified the Connecticut Department of Public Health and its division of Epidemiology and… Continue Reading Continue reading

March 22, 2020 Athena News

Statement from Evergreen Health Care Center on Covid-19 Patient Diagnosis

This morning we learned that a former patient of Evergreen Health Care Center tested positive for Covid-19. The patient was in our center up until Monday, March 16, on our short-term unit. This individual is being cared for outside of our center in a local hospital. We have notified the Connecticut Department of Public Health… Continue Reading Continue reading

March 18, 2020 Athena News

Honoring WW2 Veteran William Monteiro

On February 17th, William Monteiro was honored at the Oakland Grove Health Care Center for being a member of the Air force from April 1942-November 1945. Monteiro was given a pin commemorating his service, and recently just turned 100 on January, 31st. Click on the link below for additional information. Congratulations William and happy-belated birthday!!… Continue Reading Continue reading

March 5, 2020 Athena News