Welcome to Fresh River Healthcare
Dear Residents and Family members,
Thank you for visiting the website of Fresh River Healthcare. It is the collective goal of all our employees to help you or your loved one to get well soon and reach a maximum level of independence. Our team of caregivers includes specialized therapists, compassionate nurses and personal attendants, as well as other dedicated staff and medical professionals.
Additionally, we will strive to exceed your expectations. In doing so, we understand that we must partner and participate with you in your plan of care. Communication along the way will be extremely important. Continue reading
Twenty guests from East Windsor Senior Center and Park Hill visited the Fresh River Healthcare team for a Spa Day. The Fresh River team arranged a sampling of relaxation techniques and experiences including tea, chair and hand massage, aroma therapy and much more.
Normal aging process or early dementia?
July 10, 2017Forgetfulness and memory problems can be a normal process of aging but it can also be a sign of something else. If you or a loved one notices subtle memory changes do not automatically assume it is “dementia” because it may be related to other factors.
We can all agree that our senses can have a power connection to our memories. When you hear your wedding song it can help trigger memories of that day, or a childhood song your mother sang can help you hear her voice and see her face. Persons with dementia, Parkinson’s and other diseases that damage brain chemistry can also reconnect to the world and gain improved quality of life from listening to personal music favorites
One of the leading challenges that seniors face is maintaining their appetite. Significant weight loss affect 40% of people with severe Alzheimer’s disease. Proper nutrition is important to keep the body strong and healthy. For people with Alzheimer’s disease poor nutrition may increase behavior symptoms as well as weight loss.
iCare Launches Talent Network Page on Website
May 23, 2017With close to 1300 beds in nine managed facilities, iCare is continuously searching for qualified candidates for a range of positions including RNs, LPNs, CNAs and much more. Check out the improved and easier process.
Fresh River achieves lowest 30-day Hospital Readmission Rate
March 31, 2017At the Fresh River Healthcare nursing home in East Windsor, the chance that a short-stay patient will end up back in the hospital within 30 days of arriving at the facility is less than eight percent.