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Checker-Board Featured at the Duncaster Art Gallery During December

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 De

Get Up! Fall Awareness Workshop February 27

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 a

A DECADE OF EXCELLENCE

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). Ca

Get Up! Fall Awareness Workshop April 24

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 adult

Book Discussion - The Price of Survival

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 860-380-50

Duncaster Retirement Community Hires Vice President-Strategy and Community Life

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 e

Duncaster Retirement Community in CT | Bloomfield-Hartford CT

Duncaster LifeCare retirement community on one campus in Bloomfield CT provides independent living, assisted living, nursing home + memory care in Connecticut.

Disrupt Ageism

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

A New Way to Prevent Dangerous Falls Among Seniors

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 onl

Long-Term Care: Glossary of Terms

Understanding long-term care language helps when making these major decisions.

Get Up! Fall Awareness Workshop Nov. 28

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 a

Chronic Disease and Anxiety

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 Thu

Senior Housing Options: Finding the Right Fit

There are a variety of choices to suit desires for independence and meet care needs alike.

4 Signs You Need to Seek Long-Term Care for Your Aging Parent

Delaying discussions only undercuts older adults' chances to voice their wishes.

What Care Options Are Available for Aging People on a Budget?

An informal network of caregivers and adult day care may offer cost-effective options.

The Visitors' Guide to Nursing Homes

Your visit matters, so make the most of it.

Nursing Homes Spice Up Food Offerings

Forget nutritious but flavorless. On-site chefs dish out a healthy variety of options.

5 Qualities of a Great Nursing Home

Whether you're there for rehab after surgery or due to a lifelong illness, here's what makes a nursing home great.

Beyond Bingo: Innovative Activities at Today's Nursing Homes

Tuck away that bingo card, because it's wine and cheese night with a side of painting.

Why Is Mom Unhappy at the Nursing Home?

Three reasons your loved one isn’t adapting to a long term-care facility – and what you can do about it.

Infographic: A Guide to Nursing Home Costs

Understand your options and compare the costs of long-term care.

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