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Employee Spotlight: Lynn Famiglietti – Putting Wellness First

Lynn Famigletti loves her job.  “I always want to do what I can to help everybody,” says Lynn and as the Wellness Coordinator, she is doing exactly that.  As the Wellness Coordinator, Lynn works with the cottagers and cobble residents, overseeing their health and wellness needs, and during the pandemic, providing a variety of services […]

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A Continuum of Care – When Should You Make the Transition?

We all age differently and thereby will face different challenges over the years including a transition of living. Navigating health care decisions later on in life isn’t always a straightforward progression either. Making the decision to move from an independent living environment to one that involves 24-hour care is one that should be carefully thought

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The Therapeutic Connection between Art and Stroke Victims

Strokes are very common, in fact, they are the leading cause of disability in the US and the fifth leading cause of death. A stroke occurs when oxygen and nutrients are unable to reach the brain because of a blood clot or ruptured artery. When brain cells are starved of oxygen, they die, and the function

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Spinal Stenosis: A Painful and Frequently Misdiagnosed Condition

For a decade, starting in his early 50s, John Stanton felt as though he was walking on hot, burning coals. His ankles ached and throbbed, his feet were always tingling and, at times, all his toes felt as if they were being cut with glass. “For years doctors told me that these sensations were caused

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“Noble Horizons saved my life!” Jill Sheffield’s Christmas miracle

As the passionate founder of a leading global advocate for women’s health, Jill Sheffield has spent her career saving lives. One Christmas Eve night, however, it was her own life that was in peril… When knee pain prevented Jill from doing the work she so loved, a double knee replacement seemed the best way to

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Wellness Director Donna Surdam, R.N.: Enhancing Independence and Health

For Donna Surdam, nursing is part of who she is. A 42-year veteran of the profession she forthrightly admits with a chuckle, “I’ve been around the block a few times.” The past seven of those years have been at Noble Horizons, where she began as an evening supervisor. Two years ago, she transitioned into the

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Director of Staff Development Agnieszka Ostrowski, R.N.: Ensuring High Standards of Care

As the Director of Staff Education, Registered Nurse Agnieszka Ostrowski manages a dizzying array of regulations, protocols, and classes to ensure that every Noble team member adheres to the latest training and certification standards. During the pandemic, however, those demands have accelerated as new research around COVID-19 requires the daily implementation of new policies. Despite

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A Role That Autumn Cockroft Was Destined For

Autumn Cockroft, the Nurse Manager on Riga, has lived her whole life in the company of seniors and was destined for her role at Noble Horizons. “I was raised by my grandparents since I was three weeks old.” Autumn’s grandmother was a home healthcare professional herself, and provided home health care in the house where

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Concierge Care at Noble Horizons…A Brand New Life!

Bringing comfort, care and healing to every member of the Noble Horizons community is what we do every single day. To underscore this commitment, Noble Horizons has introduced Concierge Care which will ensure that a guest’s care and experience exceed their expectations. Community members entering Noble Horizons for rehabilitation care will enjoy daily visits from

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