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Disrupt Ageism

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Disrupting ageism is the beginning of changing the script. The next step in the journey is to reframe aging as a time of continued growth, development and evolution — to promote Elderhood as a way to value aging and older age.  ...Read the rest...


 

Duncaster Retirement Community Hires Vice President-Strategy and Community Life

Thursday, May 09, 2019

Bloomfield, CT May 8, 2019 

Duncaster has hired Kelly Papa for the newly created position of Vice President-Strategy and Community Life. Kelly has 20 years of clinical and executive leadership experience in senior living with a strong background in education/training, wellness and life enrichment services, organizational and program development, quality improvement, strategic planning and operations.Kelly was most recently the Corporate Director of Learning at Masonicare in Wallingford. ...Read the rest...


 

Book Discussion - The Price of Survival

Thursday, March 28, 2019

BLOOMFIELD, CT, March 28, 2019 – Join Duncaster at 4:00pm on April 16 for a powerful author talk given by Irene Levin Berman. The program is free with advance registration by calling 860-380-5006. Irene will discuss her new book, The Price of Survival: Marcus Levin, Norwegian Holocaust Humanitarian. This is Irene’s third book featuring the history and stories of Jews in Norway, focused on her own extended family, before, during, and after the German invasion and occupation of Berman’s homeland.  ...Read the rest...


 

Get Up! Fall Awareness Workshop April 24

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

BLOOMFIELD, CT. Mar. 26, 2019 –The next public workshop on ways to deal with the hazards of falling will be on April 24. The workshops, called “Get Up! Fall Awareness” will help older adults adapt their surroundings to prevent falls and teach how to recover in the event that they  occur. The workshop will be held at the Duncaster Aquatic and Fitness Center at 1:00 p.m. It is open to the public but pre-registration is required. Other workshops are planned for June 26, August 28 and October 23. ...Read the rest...


 

A DECADE OF EXCELLENCE

Saturday, February 23, 2019

BLOOMFIELD, CT, February 21, 2019 – Duncaster’s Caleb Hitchcock Health Center (Caleb) recently received an overall 5-Star ranking from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Caleb is among 7% of skilled nursing centers nationwide to earn this distinction. Caleb’s ranking is the result of it earning 5-Stars in the categories: health inspections, overall quality, quality measures, staffing and RN staffing. ...Read the rest...


 

Get Up! Fall Awareness Workshop February 27

Thursday, January 24, 2019

BLOOMFIELD, CT, Jan. 24, 2019 – The next public workshop on ways to deal with the hazards of falling will be on February 27. The workshops, called “Get Up! Fall Awareness” will help older adults adapt their surroundings to prevent falls and teach how to recover in the event that they occur. The workshop will be held at the Duncaster Aquatic and Fitness Center at 1:00 p.m.It is open to the public but pre-registration is required. Other workshops are planned for March 24, June 26, August 28 and October 23. ...Read the rest...


 

Checker-Board Featured at the Duncaster Art Gallery During December

Monday, November 26, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, CT, Nov. 1, 2018 – “Checker-Board” will grace the walls of the Duncaster Art Gallery throughout the month of December. There will be a reception for the artist, Joy Floyd, on December 1 at 4:00 p.m. The exhibit will be open Monday through Friday from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. until Dec. 28. ...Read the rest...


 

A New Way to Prevent Dangerous Falls Among Seniors

Thursday, November 08, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, CT, Nov. 8, 2018 -- Falls are a major health risk for older adults and there’s a new local resource to help them avoid them. Connecticut’s first and only Smart Balance machine not only identifies balance issues, but offers exercises and games to help alleviate them. ...Read the rest...


 

Get Up! Fall Awareness Workshop Nov. 28

Monday, October 29, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, CT, Oct. 29, 2018 – The next public workshop on ways to deal with the hazards of falling will be on November 28. The workshops, called “Get Up! Fall Awareness” will help older adults adapt their surroundings to prevent falls and teach how to recover in the event that they occur. The workshops are held monthly at the Duncaster Aquatic and Fitness Center on the fourth Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. The workshops are open to the public but pre-registration is required. ...Read the rest...


 

Chronic Disease and Anxiety

Monday, October 22, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, CT, Oct. 22, 2019 – Duncaster is hosting a program about understanding the underlying causes and coping strategies of chronic disease and anxiety. The discussion will be held on Thursday, November 15 at 3 p.m. It is a part of Duncaster’s monthly series, “The Art and Science of Graceful Aging.”This program will take place on Duncaster’s campus, located at 40 Loeffler Road. The event is open to the public, however pre-registration is required.  ...Read the rest...


 
 

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