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Health Care News

Update from Administrator – May 22, 2020

As always, our team and I hope this finds you safe and healthy. As we approach Memorial Day Weekend, I would like to first take this opportunity to show respect and honor to all those Veterans who have lost their lives serving our country. My sincerest thoughts and prayers go out to them and their… Continue Reading Continue reading

COVID-19 Family Update- 5/6/20

  Dear Families, As always, our team and I hope this email finds you safe and healthy. As some states begin to ease restrictions on businesses and the general public, please note that our center will NOT be included in any category. The visitor restriction placed on us by the state in early March is… Continue Reading Continue reading

Update from Administrator – 5/1/2020

This pandemic has been an incredibly challenging time, and we continue to work every day to ensure that we provide the safest possible care for our residents. Our nursing home workers are saving the lives of patients every day, and they are saving the rest of us by serving on the front lines and limiting… Continue Reading Continue reading

Update From Administrator – 4/21/20

Dear Families, I hope this finds you all safe and healthy. First and foremost, thank you again for all the support you have shown the staff at Laurel Ridge Health Care Center over the past several weeks. I know this is a very stressful time for everyone. The kind words of appreciation and show of… Continue Reading Continue reading

COVID-19 Letter From Our Administrator

Dear Family, I would like to personally thank you for your patience and understanding during this very unusual time we are all facing.  We thank you for your kind words and support we have received. Most of you already know that we are an Athena Health Care Systems is part of Southern New England’s largest… Continue Reading Continue reading

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:… Continue reading