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Staying fit: More than just a number on the scale.

We know. Bathing suit season is almost upon us! And all you’re thinking about is how that suit’s going to look when you dig it out of storage. But there is so much more to staying in shape than simply looking good when you hit the beach this summer. Working out and staying active can […]

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 4:36 pm

Check out why checkups matter.

Not too many people out there can genuinely say that they love going to the doctor. What’s fun about that? You go to his or her office and you have to sit there – sometimes for a long time – reading years-old magazines in the waiting area to see the doctor for just a few […]

Posted on 2 May 2017 | 2:17 pm

Taking care of your skin: It’s not just about the wrinkles.

Okay. Of course none of us want to see wrinkles appear. But as we get older, they most likely can’t be avoided – naturally, anyway! There is, however, something you can prevent, or at least reduce your risk for – skin cancer. So in honor of Skin Cancer Prevention Month, we’re sharing with you some […]

Posted on 18 April 2017 | 2:12 pm

Spring has sprung – don’t let seasonal allergies pop up, too!

Spring can never seem to get here soon enough after a long, cold winter. And just when we can’t possibly wait another day, the April showers bring May flowers – and we all rejoice in the warmth and sunshine! Unless, of course, you happen to be one of the many people suffering from seasonal allergies, […]

Posted on 4 April 2017 | 1:00 pm

Are you awake?

If your answer is, “Barely enough to read this,” you’re probably not alone. Life can get so busy that we forget about ourselves. We’re working, taking care of our families, taking care of our homes. We are literally taking care of everything but our own well-being. It’s exhausting! But before you go reaching for another […]

Posted on 21 March 2017 | 5:42 pm

Good nutrition and your future.

You know the saying “you are what you eat?” Well, whoever said it just might be on to something. Good nutrition can have a positive impact not just on your waistline, but on your life and health in general. On the other hand, if you’re not eating smart it can have the opposite effect on […]

Posted on 7 March 2017 | 2:14 pm

Making colds less than common this winter.

The common cold – head cold, chest cold, little cold, bad cold, whatever cold – no one wants to get one. Because let’s face it, having a cold is never a good time. You can’t breathe, your head hurts, your throat hurts and don’t even get us started on the runny nose! Not only is […]

Posted on 21 February 2017 | 2:14 pm

There’s A Lot To Love About Heart Health Month

We love February! February 14 is Valentine’s Day. And really the whole month is about celebrating love, making it no surprise that February is Heart Health Month. A key factor in your heart’s health is cholesterol. In fact, when you have too much cholesterol in your bloodstream, it can lead to heart disease. But there […]

Posted on 31 January 2017 | 3:28 pm

Your fulfillment is your destiny – make it happen now.

Did you know that January is Celebration of Life Month? That makes now the perfect time to take stock of your life. Are you living the life you always dreamed? Are you feeling fulfilled? If your answer to those questions isn’t a resounding yes, we might be able help. We’ve put together this list of […]

Posted on 17 January 2017 | 3:05 pm

It’s Time To Take Bath Time Seriously

Don’t you just love taking a long, luxurious warm bath or shower? For most of us, this is a treat that we thoroughly enjoy. Of course, bathing or showering is important for good hygiene as well. But possibly as we get older, the bathtub can sometimes be a place we don’t really look forward to […]

Posted on 3 January 2017 | 4:42 pm

Two Home Health Agencies Reduce Readmissions Among Heart Failure Patients Using a Quality Improvement Approach

July 2014 – Two Home Health Agencies Reduce Readmissions Among Heart Failure Patients Using a Quality Improvement Approach

By |July 23rd, 2014|News|0 Comments|

New England Home Care Walks To Raise Funds To Help Americans Affected By Mental Illness

May 18, 2012 – Twenty eight members of New England Home Care joined over 1,000 people to help raise nearly $170,000 in a 2.5K walk-a-thon held in Bushnell Park in Hartford this past Saturday.  The walk was sponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated […]

By |May 24th, 2012|News|0 Comments|

LISA MIKULSKI: NEW ENGLAND HOME CARE’S SECRET WEAPON AGAINST WOUNDS

Cromwell, CT, May 21, 2012 — Certified wound specialist, Lisa Mikulski, is shining a bright light on the importance of proper wound care to achieve optimum healthcare outcomes for New England Home Care (NEHC) patients.  Recent studies show that wound healing is significantly impacted by depression, poor nutrition and improper or inadequate treatment.  Long […]

By |May 21st, 2012|News|0 Comments|

NUTRITION MAKING A DIFFERENCE AT NEW ENGLAND HOME CARE

Anita Grinevics Joins NEHC as the Agency’s First Full-Time Clinical Dietician
Cromwell, CT April 25, 2012 — Anita Grinevics, MS, RD, CSG, CD-N, recently joined New England Home Care as the agency’s first full-time clinical dietician.  NEHC recognizes the critical role of nutrition in helping patients achieve optimum outcomes that enable them to stay healthy […]

By |April 25th, 2012|News|0 Comments|

New England Homecare Nurse Liza Leukhardt Shares Her Mission to Give Inspired Care

Cromwell, CT, January 30, 2012 – Twenty-five years ago, Liza Leukhardt, RN, CHPN was enjoying life as a confirmed cynic and mother of three when her daughter’s leukemia diagnosis changed everything.  Months of chemotherapy, lumbar punctures, bone marrow biopsies, vomiting, steroid treatments and enormous stress literally led Liza to her knees.  Historically, Liza wasn’t […]

By |January 29th, 2012|News|0 Comments|

Plan Ahead For The Next Natural Disaster

Cromwell, CT, December 19, 2011 In light of the recent devastation and destruction caused by Hurricane Irene, we felt it important to provide our clients with an emergency “Go Kit” list in case they are ever forced to leave their home.  This is the time to plan ahead for what you may need to […]

By |December 23rd, 2011|News|0 Comments|