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Bipartisan Deal to Fund Insurer Payments Uncertain

A deal along Congressional Bipartisan cooperation to fund insurer payments now faces tough resistance. Congress tries to prevent  insurance premiums from exploding. Without the cost-sharing reduction payments, projected to total $7 billion this year and $10 billion next year. Thus, Insurers will face big financial losses for the last three months…...

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National Physical Therapy Month Celebrated with a Talk

Putnam Ridge’s very own Director of Rehabilitation, Vivian Frerking, PT, was a guest speaker at Elmwood Hall in Danbury, CT, on October 17 to talk to a wonderful group of seniors about physical therapy and fall prevention.  She demonstrated ways to strengthen muscles, increase range of motion, decrease pain, improve…...

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Hives Skin Inflammation: Causes, Symptoms, And Treatments

Hives is an allergic skin condition that can be caused by bug bites, infections, or just working out. Most insect stings and bites cause some kind of redness, swelling, or itching. Sometimes, they bring more than a small bump. Hives usually cause itching, but may also burn or sting. They can appear…...

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Putnam Ridge Shines at Putnam Hospital 2017 Gala Ball!

We were proud sponsors of the recent ball honoring “The Spirit of Putnam Hospital!” Our beloved Administrator, Rosey Pottinger was in attendance and took this fabulous photo with Dr.Gorich and Vince Dombroso and other notables!...

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Caregiver Tips from the Alzheimer’s Association

On October 12, members from the Putnam County Alzheimer’s Association visited Putnam Ridge for a Caregiver Conversation course that was open to family members and professionals.  Informative information was shared about having an open conversation about loved ones with memory loss about when to stop driving, doctor visits, legal and…...

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Putnam Ridge Proudly Supports Destination Wellness

The Ridgefield Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Healthy Living Expo will return on Saturday, November 4, to the Ridgefield Parks and Recreation Center, located at 195 Danbury Rd., from 10 AM to 2 PM!  Putnam Ridge has partnered with the Alzheimer’s Association to bring valuable information and resources to the Expo…...

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Caregivers Course at Putnam Ridge

Are you a caregiver to someone with mid-to-late stage Alzheimer’s disease? Do you struggle with finding the right words, or need to know how to cope with changing behaviors? Join us at Putnam Ridge for a FREE Caregiver Communication course on Thursday, October 12th, from 6 PM to 8 PM,…...

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Heart Palpitations: Causes, Symptoms, And Treatments

Heart palpitations can feel like poundings, flutters, or skipping beats. Although they can feel scary, most aren’t serious and rarely need treatment. Knowing what makes your heart race can help you not to panic when it happens as well as knowing when to call for medical attention. We examine some of the…...

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Cataracts: Spot The Symptoms, Know The Treatments

Cataracts are a progressive, painless clouding of the natural, internal lens of the eye. Cataracts block light, making it difficult to see clearly. Over an extended period of time, cataracts can cause blindness. They’re often related to growing older, but sometimes they can develop in younger people as well. In…...

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Autoimmune Disease: Causes, Symptoms, And Treatments

Autoimmune disease affect up to 50 million Americans, according to the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA). An autoimmune disease develops when your immune system, which defends your body against disease, decides your healthy cells are foreign. As a result, your immune system attacks healthy cells. An autoimmune disease can affect one…...

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