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Honoring Legendary New York Giants Quarterback

Eli Manning, two-time New York Giants Super Bowl Champion, will receive the Saint Francis Award at the 35th Annual Franciscan Sports Banquet and Silent Auction on June 2, 2020, at the Aqua Turf Club, Plantsville, Connecticut.  Eli will receive this prestigious award for his dedication to Christian values and outstanding achievements in athletics.  The [...]

Honoring Legendary New York Giants Quarterback2020-03-11T14:59:04-04:00

Awardees Announced for 35th Annual Sports Banquet and Silent Auction

The Franciscan Life Center is pleased to announce an exciting roster of awardees for the upcoming 35th Annual Sports Banquet and Silent Auction on June 2, 2020: Saint Francis Award: Eli Manning, Legendary Quarterback, New York Giants Saint Clare Award: Jackie DiNardo, Head Girls’ Basketball Coach, Danbury High School Jim Calhoun Community Service Award: [...]

Awardees Announced for 35th Annual Sports Banquet and Silent Auction2020-03-10T17:48:32-04:00

Franciscan Ever There Care – Our Affiliated Agency

Did you know that Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care has a "sister" agency? Franciscan Ever There Care is an affiliated non-medical service for assistance in the home. Call 203-630-2881 or visit franciscanetc.org to learn more. Sister Janet Marie Bagniewski, FSE, R.N., staff instructor, Franciscan Ever There Care, provides homemaker/companion orientation to new [...]

Franciscan Ever There Care – Our Affiliated Agency2020-01-07T18:13:00-05:00

Welcome, Ken Laude, RN

Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care welcomes Ken Laude, RN, to its care of the sick program. Ken is a graduate of the Gateway Community College nursing program. He is a Meriden resident and a graduate of Wilcox Technical School. Prior to working in home care, Ken was a nurse at Connecticut Baptist Home [...]

Welcome, Ken Laude, RN2019-09-17T20:40:34-04:00

Preparing for Flu Season

Flu season is fast approaching. Marie Laffin, RN, Clinical Supervisor, and Mary Irvine, Flu Clinic Coordinator are going over necessary supplies. The staff of Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care is providing flu shots at its location, 267 Finch Avenue, Meriden, CT 06451. If you would like a flu shot you may call 203-238-1441 [...]

Preparing for Flu Season2019-09-17T20:31:31-04:00

Welcome, Barbara Raby, New Hospice Volunteer Coordinator

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 [...]

Welcome, Barbara Raby, New Hospice Volunteer Coordinator2019-08-13T16:34:47-04:00

Thank you to the Dominican Brothers

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 [...]

Thank you to the Dominican Brothers2019-07-29T15:10:21-04:00

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 supporters2019-06-10T15:28:05-04:00

“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.”2019-05-15T18:45:19-04:00