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Connecticut Ranks 3rd for Senior Health

Congratulations to Connecticut for being the third healthiest senior population in the nation in 2018 based on metrics such as behavior, quality of health care, public policy, and health-related outcomes. To read the article from the Journal-Inquirer, please click here: https://www.journalinquirer.com/business/state-ranks-rd-for-senior-health/article_33bb415a-8154-11e9-b727-9310a68b627e.htm… Continue reading

May 29, 2019 Athena News

Connecticut Ranks 3rd for Senior Health

Congratulations to Connecticut for being the third healthiest senior population in the nation in 2018 based on metrics such as behavior, quality of health care, public policy, and health-related outcomes. To read the article from the Journal-Inquirer, please click here: https://www.journalinquirer.com/business/state-ranks-rd-for-senior-health/article_33bb415a-8154-11e9-b727-9310a68b627e.htm… Continue reading

May 29, 2019 Athena News

The Role OT Plays in Skilled Nursing Facilities

Occupational therapy (OT) is defined as therapeutic practice of everyday actions in order to establish, recover, or maintain a person’s typical daily living activities. In other words, it helps individuals get back to doing everyday activities. The month of April was Occupational Therapy month, so to close out this month of recognition, below are some… Continue Reading Continue reading

April 26, 2019 A Healthier Approach To Caring

Listening Tour at Massachusetts Senior Care Nursing Facilities

Last week, the Massachusetts Senate GOP Caucus held a listening tour at three Massachusetts Senior Care nursing facilities, including Athena’s very own Plymouth Rehabilitation & Health Care Center. This tour opened a platform for open communication between nursing home center staff and Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr, Senator Dean A. Tran, State Senator Vinny deMacedo,… Continue Reading Continue reading

April 22, 2019 Athena News

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