Countryside Manor of Bristol Earns 2020 Bronze National Quality Award

August 11th, 2020 – Bristol, Connecticut – Countryside Manor of Bristol has been recognized as a 2020 recipient of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award for its commitment to improving the lives of residents through quality care. The distinction is the first of three progressive award levels through the National Quality Award Program, presented… Continue Reading Continue reading

August 11, 2020 Athena News

Assisted Living Vs. Nursing Home

Many people believe that assisted living and nursing home are synonymous, offering the same lifestyle to their residents. However, assisted livings and nursing homes are two very different types of senior care. Although both are staffed with trained medical professionals, they provide different services and opportunities. Assisted living facilities offer a lifestyle for senior citizens… Continue Reading Continue reading

June 23, 2020 A Healthier Approach To Caring

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

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