Franciscan Life Center and Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care wish to thank all those who helped make the Franciscan Golf Classic such a big success! Our 160 players, our generous sponsors and dedicated volunteers together made the event a day to remember. We are grateful for your financial support which helps us continue [...]
Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care is pleased to announce receipt of a grant from The James H. Napier Foundation, a local private foundation serving Meriden and Wallingford communities, to help promote Independence for the Elderly in the two towns. Sylvia Sanguano, Social Case Worker Through this grant, Silvia Sanquano, Social Case Worker, [...]
Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care welcomes back Julie Planeta as a full-time Physical Therapist. Julie worked for the agency for many years and then took time off for her family. She is a graduate of Quinnipiac University and has been a PT for over 15 years.
Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care proudly congratulates Dora Aleman, Hospice Aide, for being chosen as the recipient of the inaugural Florence Wald Award for Excellence in End of Life Care from the Connecticut Association for Healthcare at Home at their annual Hospice and Palliative Care Summit. Dora was selected among the many entries for [...]
Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care and Franciscan Ever There Care recently held their Annual Provider Breakfast to thank health care providers for their service to individuals, the community and to the agencies. The event is held during Older Americans Month and National Nurses Week.
Rose Zolnik comes to Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care as a professional realtor looking for more meaning in her life and for a ways to help support others in need. As a hospice volunteer coordinator, Rose will work with the hospice team and the hospice care volunteers in providing the additional care and support [...]
Karen Christensen, LCSW, Sister Catherine Mary Clarke, FSE, LCSW, and Sylvia Sanguano, Caseworker, Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care, are the team of health care professionals who provide the psychological, social and spiritual support needed to individuals and families in Meriden and Wallingford. The services provided are subsidized through grants from the Area Agency [...]
"A component of our mission is to educate individuals and families about health care issues," said Sister Suzanne Gross, FSE, Administrator, Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care, far right, at the recently held presentation to over 25 residents of Covenant Village, Cromwell, Connecticut. Sister, along with Kathleen Dietle, Therapy Supervisor, Anna Kurtoglu, RN, Nursing Supervisor, [...]
Magen Parrillo, RN, is the most recent addition to the Franciscan Hospice Care Team. She has her B.S.N. and comes to Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care with a wealth of both oncology and hospice nursing experience. Magen served in the U.S. Air Force and is committed to helping military veterans. She truly believes in [...]