As we celebrate National Home Care and Hospice Care Month, Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care is grateful for our Franciscan Hospice Team including the Hospice Care Volunteers, and for the opportunity to provide end of life care to individuals and families in central Connecticut. Interdisciplinary Team, seated from left, [...]
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Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care is featured this month in the Archdiocese of Hartford Archbishop's Annual Appeal! The video caption explains: "In this month's The Appeal at Work, we hear from Susan Pier, whose mother recently received end-of-life care from the very organization that Susan volunteers for: Franciscan Home Care & Hospice Care. [...]
During the month of October, we celebrate National Physical Therapy Month. Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care gives thanks for its team of physical therapists who continue to meet the needs of those for whom we provide care in the home. From left: Sister Carmina Rose, Julie, Kathleen, Therapies Supervisor, Bethany, and Sister Faith [...]
Bill Ghio and Coach Jim Calhoun at the Franciscan Sports Banquet, June 6, 2023. The Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist and the Franciscan Sports Banquet Committee would like to express our heartfelt loss on the death of Bill Ghio. Bill was the recipient of this year’s Jim Calhoun Community Service Award [...]
Sister Mary Kolbe, center, poses with her group of children and helpers after a gardening experience. The Cuno Foundation and the Ion Bank Foundation are sponsors of this program. The next land-based summer experience is July 24 – 28th. Children ages 6-12 are welcome to register. Call 203-237-8084 or visit flcenter.org [...]
Serving the Community An Educational Experience Shelby Verrone-Webb, a nurse with Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care, gives a blood pressure reading to a student from Wilcox Technical School at the recently held Meriden Senior Center Health Fair. Several other students had blood pressures taken while the other students observed. Franciscan Home Care and [...]
Sister Suzanne Gross, Administrator, and Marie Laffin, RN, Clinical Director, are proud to receive, on behalf of Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care, the WellSky’s National Home Health CAHPS Award of Distinction. This recognition represents home health care organizations who demonstrate superior performance. The agency rates in the top 25% of home health care [...]
1999 photo of long-time friends and rivals, Coach Jim Calhoun, UConn, and Coach Mike Krzyzewski, Duke. Meet Coach Jim Calhoun, UConn's legendary men's basketball coach, and Coach Mike Krzyzewski, newly retired record-breaking men's basketball coach of Duke University, at the Franciscan Sports Banquet and Silent Auction, June 6 at the [...]
March Madness is here folks and the former head basketball coach at Duke University, Coach K, will be in our “court” at the 37th Annual Franciscan Sports Banquet and Silent Auction, Tuesday, June 6, 2023, at the Aqua Turf Club. He, along with his wife, Mickie, are receiving the Saint Francis and Saint Clare [...]
Reserve your tickets for the 2023 Franciscan Sports Banquet! Purchase online: franciscansportsbanquet.org or print and send reservation card below. Franciscan Life Center and Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care are pleased to announce a star-studded cast of honorees for the 37th Annual Franciscan Sports Banquet and Silent Auction. Scroll down within the frame to [...]