July 9, 2020

COVID-19 Letters Archive

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April 17, 2020

COVID-19 Letters

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March 30, 2020

Covid-19 Prevention

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March 30, 2020

Covid-19

April 7, 2020 Dear Residents, Families and Friends: As part of my ongoing communication to you regarding The Cannondale Campus response to COVID-19 and status in our local community, I have gathered data effective 4:00 pm today. Over the past 10 days, rates of COVID infection in ... Read more
March 12, 2020

Statement on Department of Public Health COVID-19 Visitor Restriction

In conjunction with the Department of Public Health’s directive to restrict all visitors except those with family members with extreme health conditions such as end-of-life care, we are restricting all visitors to Wilton Meadows Health Care Center until further notice.  While there are no cases ... Read more
March 10, 2020

Wilton Meadows Respiratory Therapist Peter Lerman Featured in the Feb 2020 issue of Provider Magazine

Peter Lerman is the staff respiratory therapist at Wilton Meadows Health Care Center in Wilton, Connecticut. Recently his article CPR and Informed Consent was published in the February 2020 issue of Provider Magazine. Wilton Meadows is fortunate to have Peter inhouse five days a week. We will share ... Read more
March 10, 2020

Short Term Rehabilitation: David Barton

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January 29, 2020
Quality Rating

Five-Star Quality Rating Given to Wilton Meadows

Wilton Meadows Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, has earned a Five-Star Quality Rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The CMS Five-Star Quality Rating System assigns nursing facilities nationwide with a rating between one and five stars. Those care facilities ... Read more
January 24, 2020
Wilton Meadows Scrabble Activity

Wilton Meadows Celebrates National Activity Professionals Week

Wilton Meadows has been “lighting the way” for quality of life through therapeutic activities since 1988. The staff to patient ratio in recreation is comprehensive with as little as three and as many as five recreation specialists on the sixty-five-bed memory care community alone. The programs ... Read more
January 24, 2020

Stamford Health opens Geriatric Assessment Center in Wilton

Published in the Wilton Bulletin on 1/23/2020 Story and Photos by Patricia Gay Health issues with older adults are not always readily apparent or obvious. For example, hiding behind symptoms of dementia, could be a urinary tract infection. And crossing certain medications can cause ... Read more
January 21, 2020

Combating Senior Loneliness: The Importance of Staying Connected

We live in technologically advanced times that allow us to readily interact and communicate with family and friends, near or far. Despite this increase in the ability to connect, our elder population continues to suffer from loneliness. Older adults are more likely, than other age groups, to ... Read more
January 15, 2020

Wilton Meadows Employee Spotlight

Stephanie Bottex began her career at Wilton Meadows as a CNA in 2006. She furthered her education at Stone Academy becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). Stephanie has only worked at one other long-term care facility and appreciates the home-like feel of private ownership. “Wilton Meadows ... Read more
January 9, 2020

Healing Through Art

Part of what makes Wilton Meadows a high-quality healing environment is the exceptional internship programs run by both the Social Work and Therapeutic Recreation Departments.  Alexandra Paye, Master of Science in Art Therapy, Board Certified Art Therapist and Licensed New York State Creative Arts ... Read more
December 27, 2019

Gifts for the Tiniest of Tots

We’ve all heard of Toys for Tots, but what about gifts for the Tiniest of Tots (and something for their moms, too!). The team at Wilton Meadows Rehabilitation and Health Care Center reached out to Greenwich Hospital’s NICU to find out if they would be able to accept a gift for the holidays. ... Read more
December 19, 2019
Evergreen Memory Care Patient at The Greens

Get a Complimentary 2 Week Memory Care ‘Easy Stay Your Way’ at The Greens

Caring for a loved one with dementia and need some relief? Does your loved one suffering from dementia need the next level of care and more socialization? Consider an Evergreen Memory Care ‘Easy Stay Your Way’ Designed to maintain your loved ones’ cognitive abilities, the ... Read more
November 7, 2019
Mock evacuation at Wilton Meadows

Mock Evacuation Exercise at Wilton Meadows

A mock facility evacuation was conducted at Wilton Meadow Rehabilitation & Health Care Center on Wednesday, November 6th.  The mock exercise was conducted by The Connecticut Long Term Care Mutual Aid Plan. Although rare, the evacuation of a healthcare facility is a complex event requiring ... Read more
October 24, 2019
AHA Bronze Award

Wilton Meadows Receives Bronze Award from American Health Care Association

American Health Care Association awarded Wilton Meadows with the Bronze Quality Award. The Bronze Award, presented by the National Quality Award Program,  is centered on the core values and criteria of the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, which is the foundation of the metric-based ... Read more
October 15, 2019
senior and grandson

Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Brain as We Age

What’s the magical formula for keeping your mind sharp and your brain healthy as you grow older? Sudoku? Walking at the mall? Pickle-ball tournaments? The truth is, there’s no secret sauce for memory problems or other brain changes that come along with aging. But this doesn’t mean your ... Read more
September 20, 2019

Is It Time to Evaluate Assisted Living for Your Elder Loved One?

Transitioning a loved one to assisted living is a complex, difficult, and often heart-wrenching decision for caregivers. Guilt, obligation and a whirlwind of other emotions make that decision one of life’s biggest challenges. But sometimes, caring for someone at home becomes unsafe or nearly ... Read more
August 20, 2019

Seniors: Are You Strong Enough?

As we age, a gradual decline in strength happens if we’re inactive. While it is more challenging to build and maintain muscle tone, after the age of 65, it is possible. With a guided exercise routine, proper nutrition, and good living practices, maintaining strength can help avoid the risk of ... Read more