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Lisa McGhee

Meet Lisa McGhee (and her shoes) – Noble’s New Director of Dining

What you’ll quickly notice about Noble’s new Dining Director Lisa McGhee are her shoes.  They not only reflect her fondness for food, but her great sense of humor; today she wears shoes decorated with hamburgers and pizza.  Lisa’s began her career at Noble Horizons 15 years ago as a dietary aide alongside her mother, who …

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TWO GENERATIONS OF VOLUNTEERING

Welcoming two generations of family members to Noble Horizons is one of our greatest privileges, whether as residents, staff, or volunteers.  Rarely are we able to host two generations simultaneously but this summer, the mother-daughter volunteer team of Carita Gardiner and Eden Oostenink changed that! Veteran Hotchkiss School English teacher Carita Gardiner volunteered to lead …

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Autumn award

Noble Horizons Nurse, Autumn Cockcroft, Honored – Receives Optum’s Clinical Excellence Award

June 16, 2021 (Salisbury CT) On Wednesday, June 16th, Optum – a global healthcare product and service provider for over 125 million consumers and nine out of ten U.S. hospitals – awarded Noble’s Assistant Director of Nursing, Autumn Cockcroft, with their Clinical Excellence Award.  Along with the distinction, Autumn received the following citation , “Autumn has been …

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Hamish Lutris

Hamish Lutris – A Behind the Scenes Look

Hamish Lutris is well-known for his mastery of history and the many exceptionally engaging classes he has taught over the years, including the history of flight, WWII, the 1960s and countless others.  One topic, however, has remained elusive and that is the story of Hamish Lutris!  “It’s really a roundabout route, with the addition of …

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CNA Week

Celebrating our Certified Nursing Assistants

June 17-24 is known as National Nursing Assistants Week or National CNA week which started back in 1977 as a way to show appreciate to all the CNA’s for their hard work and dedication to the nursing profession. The certified nursing assistant profession officially began around the time of World War I when there was …

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special diet food

Special Diet Plan or Food Preferences? We’ve Got You Covered!

We continue to learn more about the impact food has on the quality of life and fortunately, the ever growing array of food choices offers countless way to satisfy your palette and nutritional needs.  Building on the expanded dining options are food service purveyors and in communities like Noble Horizons many meals seem more like …

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gardening

Five Health Benefits of Gardening for Seniors

Not only does June bring in the official start of Summer, but it’s the month we celebrate Gardening and  National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month! Gardening offers many benefits to people of all ages, but especially for  Seniors. It’s great for both mental and physical health and is a wonderful form of therapy and socialization. …

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volunteer week 2021

Noble Horizons celebrates national volunteer week

Noble Horizons has not been able to welcome our devoted volunteers to campus for over a year, but they remain cherished members of the Noble family whose impact is felt daily.  On the occasion of the 47th annual National Volunteer Week (April 18-24), we are thrilled to recognize our volunteers for whom we normally host a …

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Florence Carroll

State’s oldest resident dies, remembered by loved ones

BY RUTH EPSTEIN REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN Photo submitted by John Emmons April 17, 2021 SALISBURY — Maybe it was the pancake breakfasts that gave Florence Carroll her long life. More likely it was her devoted family and strong faith that provided her the strength to live as long as she did. Carroll died April 15 at the …

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