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Advocates Leading the Way

During the month of March, Putnam Ridge recognizes and celebrates National Social Worker month and the important role Social Services play with residents and families. Putnam Ridge’s team confronts some of the most challenging issues facing individuals and their families during a difficult time in their lives. Social workers help…...

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Physical Activity Guidelines Committee Submits Scientific Report 2018

Physical activity is important for good health and a high quality of life. Guidelines Advisory Committee 2018, a group of nationally recognized experts in public health, has submitted its recommendations to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary.   Physical Activity: Recommendations The 2018 Scientific Report reinforces…...

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Medical Apps Improve Health Care And Health Care Delivery

Medical apps are becoming ever more popular as they immediately deliver vital medical information to their subscribers. Patients and their doctors are thus in synchrony on a real time basis. The widespread adoption and use of mobile technologies opens new and innovative ways to improve health and health care delivery.…...

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Magnesium: Your Good Health Really Depends On It

Magnesium is a mineral your body needs to work right. It helps with hundreds of important body processes, including those that control how your muscles and nerves work. Magnesium helps to keep your bones strong, heart healthy, and blood sugar normal. It also plays a role in your energy level.…...

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Electronics Track Stroke Recovery With Flexible Stick On Sensors

Electronics in the form of flexible stick-on sensors can now effectively track post-stroke patients. They  keep working even when stretched and flexed repeatedly.     Electronics: Post-Stroke Monitoring And Diagnosis At Northwestern University, John Rogers, the scientist responsible for many achievements in the field of flexible electronics has developed new…...

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Eye Problems: Warning Signs You Should Not Ignore

Eye problems can range from blurry vision, spots,night glares, and flashing lights. These are common eye complaints. Each could be a harmless annoyance or an early sign of disease. It isn’t always easy to tell the difference. Here are signs that may indicate trouble.       Eye Problems: Nearsightedness…...

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Putnam Ridge Valentine’s Day Recap In Photos!!

Some photos from around our facility!...

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Telehealth Improving Health Care Quality At VA Hospitals

Telehealth medicine is now offered at VA hospitals around the country. The VA’s overall strategy is to leverage technology in a way that makes sense for veterans and VA staff. The agency is using tech to improves care access, as well as providing medical care to Vets that are home bound.…...

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Dancing with Putnam Ridge On Valentine’s Day

Elmwood Hall in Danbury, CT, hosted its annual Valentine’s dance party with the help and support from their friends at Putnam Ridge!  Decked out in pink, white and red, the dance promoted heart healthy exercise with singing and dancing to music with the local Danbury seniors.  Social dancing not only…...

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Spreading love through kindness at Putnam Ridge!

Special visitors from Brewster High School stopped by bearing Valentine gifts and goodies to share with the many residents at Putnam Ridge.  The group is called “The Challengers”, who’s mission is to promote kindness through volunteerism and engage in a simple rule that “kindness creates a ripple effect.” During the…...

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