Coping with an Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

When a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, it is devastating news for the whole family. Alzheimer’s is a form of dementia that causes memory loss and drastic changes in behavior. Symptoms get progressively worse over time, which can take an emotional toll on those close to the individual. If you’re the primary caregiver…

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Does Your Loved One Need Short or Long Term Care?

When our loved ones age, they become increasingly more susceptible to infection, falls and other injuries, as well as devastating medical conditions. A car accident or dementia diagnosis takes a toll on the entire family; a skilled nursing facility can take some of the stress off your hands. If you have an older family member…

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Caring for Alzheimer’s Disease

At West Hartford Health & Rehabilitation Center, our skilled nursing facility features a state-of-the-art dementia neighborhood. Our staff is extensively trained by the Dementia Care Professionals of America® and recently re-educated by the Alzheimer’s Association to treat individuals with memory loss for a variety of causes, including Alzheimer’s disease. We understand the day-to-day stresses of…

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West Hartford Health & Rehabilitation Center Receives Silver National Quality Award

Center recognized by national program for best practices in quality care. West Hartford Health & Rehabilitation Center has been selected as a 2014 recipient of the Silver – Achievement in Quality for its outstanding performance in the health care profession. The award is one of three distinct awards possible through the National Quality Award Program, presented…

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