Community Involvement

McLean is located in Simsbury. We are an active member of the Simsbury Chamber of Commerce, and contribute to our local police and fire departments. More information about Simsbury can be found at the Simsbury Chamber of Commerce website, www.simsburycoc.org.

Speaker's Bureau — Topics & Speakers

McLean offers a number of programs/topics for presentation. If you are interested in having a McLean employee speak about one of the topics below or something that is of special interest to your group, please call (860) 658-3744. Also view our lists of lectures under NEWS & EVENTS for caregivers and those considering senior living.

 

Topics Suitable for Senior Centers and Other Groups of Seniors          

Home Care

Understanding Palliative Comfort Care for Those with Serious Chronic Illnesses

Medicare Home Health Care — Understanding your benefits and why to choose McLean Home Care

Heart Health for Seniors — Meet with an experienced home care nurse and learn how to stay healthy and take control to minimize your heart risk

Home Safety: Medications and Fall Prevention

 

Post-Acute and Skilled Nursing

Understanding the Senior Care Alphabet — Levels of care and what someone needs — home care, assisted living, skilled nursing; what insurance covers, Title 19, VA benefits...

My Family Member Is in the Hospital, What Happens Next?

 

Hospice and Palliative Care

Hospice 101 — Hospice concepts and philosophy

Facilitating Life Reviews and Narratives in Coping with Loss

We All Can Be Spiritual Caregivers

Discussing End-of-Life Care & Advanced Directives

Bereavement and Loss Issues, Children & Grief, Holidays & Grief, Ritual & Healing

Nutrition and Hydration at End of Life

Pain and Symptom Management

Signs and Symptoms of End of Life

How to Help Families

 

Rehabilitation

Considering Total Joint Replacement Surgery? Tips for Success

How to Live Independently with Vision Loss

Aging Does Not Mean You Have to Accept Swallowing Problems — Learn what you can do to help yourself eat well. Program with a speech therapist.

Importance of Balance and Minimizing Fall Risk

Balance and Fall-Assessment Clinic

Is Your Home Safe?

 

Healthy Living

Reverse the Effects of Aging — Strength training

Keeping Your Bones Strong — Osteoporosis

The Benefits of Water Exercise

Driving Assessments — Keeping you driving safely