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Jefferson House

Senior Services Celebrates National Skilled Nursing Care Week

In celebration of National Skilled Nursing Care Week being observed May 10-16, Hartford HealthCare Senior Services is recognizing its long-term skilled nursing communities: Jefferson House, 1 John H. Stewart Drive, Newington, and Southington Care Center, 45 Meriden Ave., Southington; and managed community Jerome Home, 975 Corbin Ave., New Britain. These...

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Here’s Your Exercise Plan During COVID-19 Pandemic

Now that your gym is closed and you’re staying home because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, it doesn’t mean you need to skip exercising. “The best example of aerobic exercise is sustained walking,” said Dr. Darren Tishler, director of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery at Hartford HealthCare. “Biking (both stationary and...

Jeffrey A. Flaks

A Message From Hartford HealthCare CEO Jeffrey Flaks

With the concerns about coronavirus and COVID-19, I want to assure you that Hartford HealthCare is doing everything possible to protect the safety and well-being of the people and the communities we serve, and our team of healthcare providers. Our goal is to be ready and prepared for whatever is...


Southington Care Center receives highest national rating

Southington Care Center, located at 45 Meriden Ave., recently received the highest Best Short-Term Rehabilitation Rating from U.S. News & World Report. Ratings are categorized as “high performing,” “average” or “below average.” U.S. News & World Report gives the rating based on evaluation of the “quality of post-acute care for...


Jefferson House receives national Best Nursing Home designation

Jefferson House, a skilled nursing, outpatient rehabilitation and palliative care community located at 1 John H. Stewart Drive, recently received the highest Best Nursing Homes Rating from U.S. News & World Report. Jefferson House, a not for profit member of Hartford HealthCare Senior Services, received the top “high performing” rating...

Pancreatic Cancer Recovery

How to Manage Pancreatic Cancer Treatment’s Side Effects

A pancreatic cancer survivor is any person who is actively facing pancreatic cancer or has faced it at some point. It could be someone who has completed treatment or a patient actively receiving chemotherapy for a limited or long-term management of their disease. Patients treated with chemotherapy experience a variety...