To help raise awareness around end-of-life care issues, Care New England has developed a wealth of information regarding palliative and hospice care, including videos Q&As with “conversation ready” clinicians and with Kim Hogg, who discussed the proactive approach that helped her family cope prior to her mother passing away earlier this year. We've also created a “Conversation” info graphic focused on how to start these difficult discussions. Read more
CNE Talks (Your) Health: Spring-Time to Clean Up Your Act?
Spring cleaning may not be for everyone. Activities we decide to put our time and energy into should be values-based, explains Maria Mancebo,PhD, Butler Hospital. If you value spending quality time with others, on your hobbies or just relaxing, it may be time to skip spring cleaning and let go of society’s notion that everything must be perfect. Read more
Lifeline Activation Fee Waived For New Subscribers
Worried about a loved one falling at home? Give yourself extra peace of mind by giving them a Lifeline Personal Emergency Response System. HealthTouch is currently waiving the installation fee for new Lifeline subscribers. You can worry less when you know that special person has a safe and rapid way to be in touch if they should experience a fall or other emergency. More information.
Hospice Volunteers Informational Meetings
Each week, Hospice Care of VNA of Care New England holds a hospice volunteer informational meeting at VNA of Care New
England offices, 51 Health Lane, Warwick. If you have ever wondered how
you can make a difference in the life of a family whose loved one is
receiving hospice care, this opportunity may be for you. Please contact
Carolyn McDonough, Hospice Volunteer Coordinator at 401.921.7614 to
register or for more information. Show more
At VNA of Care New England, we understand that many patients and families struggle with the decision about when to start hospice care. It is time for hospice care when a cure for an illness is not likely and your goal becomes comfort and support. Our hospice care emphasizes your quality of life and the relief of pain, whether it is physical, emotional or spiritual.
HealthTouch HealthTouch offers Care Management, a comprehensive program specially designed to help clients and their families with all aspects of long-term care. Helping clients manage their health and quality of life are the goals of the personalized plan of care developed for each individual.
Kids Choose to be Healthy
Kids Choose to be Healthy is an 8-week program focusing on nutrition and fitness education. The program promotes healthier lifestyle choices for overweight children and children who are at risk for becoming overweight. For more information, call Pamela Hill at 401-737-7010, ext. 1237.