The Hospice Team of Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care welcomes Barbara (BJ) Raby, new Hospice Volunteer Coordinator to the agency. Barbara (BJ) Raby joined the Franciscan Hospice team in 2019 after retiring from a 38-year career as a retail pharmacist. In 2008, BJ began serving as a volunteer member of the Franciscan Hospice [...]
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The Interdisciplinary Team of Franciscan Hospice Care has photo taken with Brothers Martin Davis, OP, and Bartholomew Calvano, OP. The Brothers were at Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care for six weeks as part of their pastoral experience in Dominican formation. Hospice Interdisciplinary Team front, left to right: Jan Louiselle, RN; Laura Borelli, RN [...]
Almost 700 attendees filled the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville, Connecticut, June 4 for the 34th Franciscan Sports Banquet and Silent Auction. The joyful, positive tone of the evening spread through the crowd as awards were given to persons who exemplify Christian values in their professional and personal lives. Awardees were Jay Wright, Head [...]
Marie Laffin, RN, Clinical Director, Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care, provided blood pressure screenings for over 50 seniors at the recently held Meriden Senior Center Health Fair. This annual fair, held during Older Americans Month, helps to educate individuals about the programs and services available to them in the community. Franciscan Home Care [...]
CLICK HERE TO SEE sample silent auction items ready for bidding at the upcoming Franciscan Sports Banquet and Silent Auction, June 4, 2019, at the Aqua Turf Club, Plantsville, Connecticut.
From left, Chew Chew, Danielle Chylinksi, Yard Goats Promotions & Marketing Manager, and Chompers. The popular Hartford Yard Goats baseball team's mascot, Chew Chew, will make an appearance at the upcoming Franciscan Sports Banquet and Silent Auction, June 4, at the Aqua Turf Club, Plantsville. Chew Chew will greet fans from 5:30-6:30 p.m. [...]
Thank you, health care and hospice care nurses, for your commitment and dedication to those for whom we care in Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care. Our Home Care Nurses From left: Colleen Hesbach, RN; Jack Welch, LPN; Lisa Cox, RN; Kristine Zullo, RN, Fran Mahoney, RN; Sue Amnott, RN; [...]
Residents of the Walter Acres, the Franciscan Life Center Community-based Aging Program, enjoy friends and delicious food from Casa di Roma, South Meriden, while supporting the mission of the Franciscan Life Center and Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care. Feta Vinca, owner, and son, Bosh, donate 20% of the day’s proceeds to help those [...]
Laura Borrelli, RN, our Hospice Director, will be sharing with our website viewers the benefits of hospice care in a series of news notes in the coming weeks. Her first message: Hospice care is a gift for those who choose it early enough. After all, hospice isn’t about dying but about living as [...]
Pam Speno, Physical Therapist, Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care, helps Mr. Greg Gassman with his exercise plan to strengthen his heart. Mr. Gassman is recovering from bypass surgery. He has this to say about Pam and the staff of Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care: Pam put me through the paces. I loved [...]