A Family Reunion at McLean

Jean Douglas,  a resident of The Robinson an assisted living neighborhood at McLean, was delighted when her family suggested they hold their Douglas family reunion at 'her home' at McLean Sunday afternoon, August 12. Four generations from six states planned for over a year to 'gather at Grandma's house' following family vacation week at Lake Winnipesaukee, NH. Moms, Dads, children, grandchildren, cousins, aunts and uncles gathered in Simsbury for an afternoon of fun, reminiscing, talking, playing games, looking at old pictures, and eating together like old times.

Mrs. Martin entered in national photo contest on who inspires us...

McLean Continues Popular Senior Wisdom Series

McLean is once again offering its free Senior Wisdom Series to help you plan for the retirement lifestyle you’ve always dreamed of. All lectures will take place on Mondays, from 1-2:30 PM at The Village at McLean, Burkholder Community Center, 100 Sarah Lane, Simsbury (located behind the McLean Health Center).  R.S.V.P. 860-658-3906.

Helping Your Loved Ones Consider Assisted Living

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                    Contact: Rita Rozantes

Helping Your Loved Ones Consider Assisted Living

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                    Contact: Rita Rozantes

Helping Your Loved Ones Consider Assisted Living

McLean is offering a free lecture series for individuals considering Assisted Living or Memory Care Assisted Living for themselves, friends or family. The lectures will take place at either McLean Health Center or at McLean Village, Burkholder Community Center. R.S.V.P. 860-658-3906.

McLean Hospice Seeks New Volunteers

Hospice provides holistic care for individuals who are making life’s final journey.  The McLean Hospice Interdisciplinary Team - nurses, social workers, counselors, home health aides and volunteers - prides itself on helping patients find comfort to enjoy the richness of time they have left with loved ones, while surrounding families with the caring support and 24/7 availability of the professional team. Our Hospice focus is ensuring this final journey is filled with a rich sense of dignity and the best quality of life possible.

We are seeking mature individuals who can commit time to volunteer with our Hospice program, and can effectively support our mission, program and team.  Trained volunteers may visit patients and families in the community in their homes, apartments, or in assisted living or nursing facilities to provide social support, respite, companionship, a listening ear, and a caring presence.  They may also help families with specific tasks such as running an errand, planting flowers, walking a dog, or making a meal. 

McLean Hospice Volunteers Participate in Cutting Edge Training

More than twenty-five of the sixty-five McLean Hospice Volunteers attended the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Volunteer Day.  It was a day set aside especially for Hospice volunteers to continue education and was a component part of the national 2012 Hospice Volunteer Leadership Virtual Conference entitled Ignite the Future. 

 While the week had been primarily set aside as a virtual conference for leaders of hospice volunteers, the Volunteer Day was a specially designed webinar conference.  The day featured expert speakers, six relevant topics, facilitator discussion guides and ability for national chats amongst volunteers themselves.

August Assisted Living Events Calendar - see the fun we're having!

Yale Courses Stream Live to the McLean Health Center Sorenson Center

August 1, 2012

Sorenson Media CenterImagine being able to take a Yale history course on Gettysburg even if you lived in a nursing home or an assisted living facility.

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