Avon Heath Center Hosts Fifth Annual Health and Wellness Fair

Join Us! Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017 Time: 1:30pm to 4:00pm Location: 652 West Avon Road, Avon, CT 06001 (Main Dining Room) Cost: FREE! Local Vendors Arbonne Cosmetics2-Avon Fire Department Bertuccis Restaurant Carmon Funeral Home Dog Star Rescue Dzistinctively Your Confection Connection E&D Pizza Edible Arrangements Edward Jones Garlic Goddesses Green & Lean Energy Solutions…

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The Benefits of Visiting Residents & Patients

Whether your loved one enters a skilled nursing facility for short- or long-term care, it can be difficult to be away from home and family. This difficulty is exacerbated when he or she receives infrequent visitors! If your loved one is a patient or resident at Avon Health Center, we offer five reasons to plan…

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Connecting with a Dementia Patient

Dementia is a progressive disease that destroys brain cells in, most commonly, older individuals. We can never fully understand what dementia is like until someone we love is diagnosed. It can be hard to put yourself in that person’s shoes. Imagine the frustration you would feel if you were unable to recall memories and effectively…

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Common Myths About Skilled Nursing Facilities

When seniors seek skilled nursing care, they may have preconceived notions about the facilities. Their families can also be concerned about sending mom or dad to stay in a nursing facility because of the common myths that have become associated with skilled care. We debunk five of the most common myths about skilled nursing facilities….

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