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Five Things You Did Not Know About Social Workers

Webster’s dictionary defines social work as, “any of various professional services, activities, or methods concretely concerned with the investigation, treatment, and material aid of the economically, physically, mentally, or socially disadvantaged.” Social workers are an asset to many people and areas of work. Here are five things you might not know about a social worker:… Continue Reading Continue reading

March 29, 2019 A Healthier Approach To Caring

Erica Roman, meets with state Representative Jack Hennessy, Deputy Speaker of the House and state Representative Toni Walker, Appropriations Committee Chair

This morning, our administrator, Erica Roman, met with state Representative Jack Hennessy, Deputy Speaker of the House and state Representative Toni Walker, Appropriations Committee Chair, to discuss legislative issues affecting skilled nursing centers, such as Northbridge Health Care Center. Both are very receptive and understanding of the issues we face in light of limited financial… Continue Reading Continue reading

March 25, 2019 Athena News

Get to Know Athena Health Care Systems

You might be wondering about Athena Health Care Systems and what it does. Athena Health Care Systems was founded in 1984 and has since grown to become the largest for-profit, privately owned long-term care management companies. Another way to look at Athena is like a tree; Athena is the root and base of the tree, with each of its centers being its own functioning branch… Continue Reading Continue reading

March 25, 2019 A Healthier Approach To Caring

Marcia Miles of Northbridge inducted into CNA Hall of Fame

Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) from the American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA) class of 2019 were inducted into the CNA Hall of Fame. The inducted CNAs from the class of 2019 include Marcia Miles of Northbridge Health Care Center, along with four other CNAs from around the state of Connecticut in a regional ceremony… Continue Reading Continue reading

March 18, 2019 Athena News

OP-ED | The Untold Good News About Connecticut Nursing Homes

The reality of Connecticut nursing centers is not as bleak as one may think. Even though news outlets tend to focus on the isolated, negative incidences, the truth is that nursing homes are delivering high quality care to their residents. Even during the current fiscal difficulties, the centers are facing, they are still providing their… Continue Reading Continue reading

March 1, 2019 Athena News