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Pie Eating Contest At Putnam Ridge 

WHAT an activity!! Take a look (this all happened yesterday) We don’t just heal people here, we share our hearts and make things fun and exciting!...

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‘Crazy Hat’ Day at Putnam Ridge!

…and we are all having a blast! Take a look:...

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National Nursing Home Week Celebrated at Putnam Ridge

Putnam Ridge is proud to celebrate National Nursing Home Week’s “Spirit of America,” which begins on May 14th, to recognize the dedication of its skilled nursing and rehabilitation staff, and the patients and residents they care for.  Celebrations will kick off early on Friday night with a who-done-it type “Mystery…...

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Join Us For Dinner On Friday, May 12th!

We hope you will join us for this special event! RSVP details below:...

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Today Is World Hand Hygiene Day

World Hand Hygiene Day 2017 – May 05, 2017  World Hand Hygiene Day takes place on May 05, 2017. The day is declared by the World Health Organization (WHO) and encourages patients and their family members to join health workers in their efforts to practice good hand hygiene. According to…...

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Putnam Ridge Health Tips – An Apple A Day…

….keeps the Doctor away! Apples are packed with disease-fighting vitamins, antioxidants and more, making one of the top-ranked fruits for your health Eating apples has been linked to a lower risk of chronic diseases including type 2 diabetes, cancer, heart disease, and dementia Eating apples in their whole form, not…...

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Drama Helps With Dementia

I came across a very interesting company recently called Scripted-IMPROV™ Scripted-IMPROV™ is a program that uses improvisational and participatory drama techniques to achieve higher levels of engagement with dementia residents. Here is what it looks like: They were the subject of a research study to examine the effects of the…...

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Putnam Ridge celebrates Speech Therapy Month in May!

In celebration of Speech Therapy Pathologist month, Putnam Ridge is highlighting the importance of speech and language therapy in the sub-acute setting.  Their full-time Speech-Language Pathologist, Patricia Williams, works with residents on a broad scope of speech, language, swallowing and cognitive communication issues. Speech therapy helps to assess, diagnose and…...

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What Is Palliative Care?

Palliative care is a holistic approach to care that focuses on treating pain and symptoms and improving quality of life in people with serious illnesses. Palliative care is often confused with Hospice Care and though there are similarities in approaches, they are not the same thing. Hospice as a clinical…...

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Daily Dose Of Inspiration!

We hope you will be inspired (as we were) by today’s inspirational message below!...

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