Preparing an Emergency Plan for Your Unique Needs

Disasters such as hurricanes, floods, fires and other emergency situations are all too common these days. In fact, about 4 out of 5 Americans live in counties hit by weather events since 2007, according to disaster declaration data from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). That illustrates how these events can impact nearly everyone and… Read More

The Benefits of Exercise for Seniors and Aging Adults

Exercise has numerous health benefits for older adults. Staying physically active as you age can help improve overall well-being, maintain independence, and reduce the risk of various health problems. Here are some of the key health benefits of exercise for older adults: Improved Cardiovascular Health: Regular exercise helps strengthen the heart and improve circulation. It… Read More

Managing Caregiver Guilt

Caring for a loved one can be immensely rewarding, but it can also bring about feelings of guilt, especially when caregivers believe they are falling short of their own expectations or those of others. Coping with caregiver guilt is important for both the caregiver’s well-being and the quality of care they provide. Here are some… Read More

Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Litchfield County Flu Clinics

  As the flu season approaches, it’s important to consider getting your annual flu shot. This is the most effective way to protect yourself, your loved ones, and the community from the flu. To schedule your flu shot, multiple clinics are available in Litchfield County. Simply call (860) 379-8561 to schedule your appointment today.  Getting… Read More

Practicing Mindfulness

You’ve probably heard about practicing mindfulness before but what exactly does it mean? In short, mindfulness means that you’re focusing on being rooted in the present moment. It sounds simple enough. But just like any skill, learning to be mindful takes practice and patience. Purpose of Mindfulness Overall, the idea behind mindfulness is being actively… Read More