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Franciscan Sports Banquet a joyful event for 700 supporters

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 [...]

Franciscan Sports Banquet a joyful event for 700 supporters2019-06-10T15:28:05+00:00

“Your blood pressure is within normal range.”

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 [...]

“Your blood pressure is within normal range.”2019-05-15T18:45:19+00:00

Hartford Yard Goats mascot to make special appearance at Franciscan Sports Banquet

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. [...]

Hartford Yard Goats mascot to make special appearance at Franciscan Sports Banquet2019-05-15T17:42:09+00:00

National Nurses Week, May 6-12, 2019

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; [...]

National Nurses Week, May 6-12, 20192019-05-15T18:54:52+00:00

Order In or Take Out? Friends, Food, Fundraiser

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 [...]

Order In or Take Out? Friends, Food, Fundraiser2019-05-15T18:54:14+00:00

What is Franciscan Hospice Care?

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 [...]

What is Franciscan Hospice Care?2019-02-27T21:10:36+00:00

Your Heart is Important to Us

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 [...]

Your Heart is Important to Us2019-02-14T17:49:32+00:00

Michelle Frank, OT, Joins Therapy Team

Press Release Contact: Gretchen Rossi 203-238-1441 Michelle Frank, MS, OT, is new to Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care.  She comes to the agency with five years of experience as an occupational therapist.  A graduate of Quinnipiac University, Michelle has worked in inpatient rehab/skilled nursing and in a school setting helping children with intellectual [...]

Michelle Frank, OT, Joins Therapy Team2019-02-14T17:21:45+00:00

Employees recognized for years of service

Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care culminated National Home Care and Hospice Care month with an employee luncheon thanking staffs from Franciscan Home and Hospice and Franciscan Ever There Care for their dedication and service of those for whom they care in both programs. Employees who have reached five year, ten year and twenty [...]

Employees recognized for years of service2018-12-20T19:01:30+00:00