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- Huntington's Disease Program
- Parkinson Disease Program
- NeuroGym Therapy and Rehab Equipment
- Greater Hartford Memory Care Center
- Distinctive Dining and Dietary Services
- Behavioral Health Program and Services
- Touchpoints Therapy: Rehabilitation Services
- Sub-Acute and Skilled Nursing Specialty Programs
- Recreation Programs
- Social Services and Discharge Planning
All the latest news, discussion, and updates from the iCare & Touchpoints Rehab team.
With a March 2018 program launch, Fresh River Healthcare will be one of just a few skilled nursing facilities in Connecticut with the training, equipment, personnel and community supports to offer a dedicated and comprehensive program to support patients with Parkinson disease (PD). Fresh River is uniquely qualified to offer comprehensive PD services, having assembled a multi-disciplinary team of clinical professionals.
Fresh River Hosts Boxing and Functional Interval Training Program as a Parkinson's Treatment
April 6, 2018Research shows that exercise helps daily symptoms and slows the progression of Parkinson’s Disease. Beat Parkinson’s Today is an exercise program developed by Michelle Hespeler, a person with Parkinson’s (PWP) and is being offered at Fresh River in East Windsor. Classes are available to residents and members of the public. The classes encourage brain stimulation, challenge balance and stability and teach proper technique and form – all in an encouraging group setting.
As of March 2018, Fresh River Healthcare is now providing a specialized and cutting edge Parkinson’s Disease therapy known as the Lee Silverman Voice Treatment Therapy (LSVT). This approach aims to address the “internal” aspects of Parkinson’s disease symptoms, leading to significant functional improvements. LSVT improves the voice and speech of individuals with Parkinson’s disease by treating the physical pathology associated with a disordered voice.
Fresh River announced the creation of a Parkinson’s Disease Support Group to be held at the center in East Windsor. Members of the public are encouraged to attend. The meeting is held on the third Wednesday of the month at 1:30 pm. The meeting is supported by the American Parkinson’s Disease Association (APDA) with structure provided by a local Program Director for the organization. The meeting and other services are a part of a growing neuro-rehabilitation program at Fresh River Health…
Fresh River Healthcare a Leader in the Use of AUSTEDO in Patients With Huntington’s Disease
November 29, 2017Fresh River Healthcare in East Windsor, CT began utilizing a medication named AUSTEDO (Deutetrabenazine) in the treatment of patients with Huntington’s Disease; the first nursing home in Connecticut, and one of an estimated 15 in the country, to do so. Huntington’s disease (HD) is a neurological, hereditary disease with physical, emotional, behavioral and cognitive effects that are disruptive to all parts of everyday activities.
Fresh River Healthcare's Oktoberfest Bistro Menu
November 27, 2017This Fall, Fresh River’s Food Service Director Janine Lancaster, was at it again, serving new and seasonal table-side creations to residents at the Fresh River bistro. Check out the Oktoberfest and other menus…