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Shelton, CT (September 15, 2016) - When asked their thoughts about intern, Alex Capobianco, patients and residents at Bishop Wicke Health and Rehabilitation Center can’t help but share their adoration. The whole building lights up when he makes his way around and greets the residents. “He is very pleasant,” says resident, Shirley Conway. “He always has a smile.”
The summer months were busy months at our UMH communities! But before we jump into the much-loved season of pumpkin spice, let's take a quick look at some of the exciting news that came out of our award-winning senior living communities this summer....
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(Newington, CT) August 29th, 2016 – Staff, residents, family members and friends of Middlewoods of Newington Independent and Assisted Living Community gathered together for a Family Day fiesta on Saturday, August 13th . The annual Family Day event, coordinated by the Middlewoods team, features a different theme each year and is a celebration of family and friendship within the community. This year’s fiesta included a Mexican buffet prepared by the Middlewoods dining services team and entertainment by Fiesta Del Norte, a strolling mariachi band. Festivities also included a margarita stand, plenty of sombreros, and an appearance by the Middlewoods mascot, Woody the Bear.
Shelton, CT (September 1, 2016) - Join us for an Independent/Assisted Living and Memory Care Open House at Wesley Village on Sunday, September 18th, from 1:00 – 3:00 pm. Tours of Wesley Heights Independent Living Cottages, Assisted Living Apartments and Lifestyle Transitions Memory Care will be available. Wesley Heights is located on the Wesley Village Senior Living Campus at 580 Long Hill Avenue in Shelton.
Farmington, CT (August 11, 2016) - Residents at Middlewoods of Farmington Independent and Assisted Living Community were surprised by Be Happy Bouquets as part of Teleflora’s 16th Annual Make Someone Smile Week, July 17-23. The bouquets were delivered on Wednesday, July 20th, by Farmington’s Haworth’s Flowers & Gifts. “It was such a special surprise for our residents,” said Katie Mauriello, Executive Director at Middlewoods of Farmington. “They were thrilled to receive the bouquets. Many, many thanks to Teleflora, Haworth’s and the many other florists and distributors who donated their time and resources in this great effort.”
Farmington, CT (August 3, 2016) - Middlewoods of Farmington resident, Lee Pappas, received an award, Thursday, July 21, 2016, from Quilts that Care, a charitable organization focused on providing hope and support to cancer patients. The award was presented at Middlewoods by Quilts that Care founder, Deb Van Steenbergen, and given in recognition of the thousands of hand-cut fabric squares Pappas had contributed for quilt projects. Currently the group is distributing quilts to 11 cancer centers.