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National Eye Exam Month

Eye health is a part of overall health. Nearly 12.2 million American need some sort of vision correction and don’t use any. As we age, getting an eye exam can detect early signs of damage to your eyes. August is National Eye Exam month, a great time to schedule a vision exam. Have you been […]

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Our Workplace Hero!

We couldn’t be prouder to have Kristen Avery, as part of our Whitney Rehabilitation Care Center team in Hamden, Connecticut. After a quick look out the window, she noticed a car smoking outside. Springing into action, Kristen called 911 and rushed to the scene. The car had crashed into a telephone on Whitney Avenue. “there

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National Disability Independence Day

One in Four Americans with a disability can access and participate more in their workplace and in general communities because of National Independence Day. National Disability Independence Day is celebrated on July 26th in honor of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) which prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities. It also guarantees

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Therapeutic Recreation Week

National Therapeutic Recreation Week aims to raise awareness of the program and services that can improve the mental, physical, and emotional health, and well-being of others. Therapeutic Recreation uses ascites such as music, art, sport, games, and movements to promote emotional wellbeing and expression while reintegrating into the community.

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Five-Star Care

Whitney Rehabilitation Care Center is proudly rated five stars by the Center of Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). After another incredibly successful state survey that assesses health compliance and quality measures, we continue strong and continue to be rated five stars! Learn about our quality care at whitneyrehab.com

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Summer Safety Month

June is Summer Safety Month! We wanted to take this opportunity to raise awareness of the dangers of heat-related illnesses that could occur if precautionary steps are not followed. We advise everyone to stay hydrated and follow simple heat protection steps so that you may remain healthy.

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National Migraine & Headache Month

National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month is observed in June to recognize those in the headache and migraine communities who work to recognize headache disorder as a neurobiological disease.  Migraines impact forty million Americans, and one billion people around the world. Raising awareness of National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month encourages people with chronic headaches

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Community Health Improvement Week

Community Health Improvement Week is recognized during the first full week of June to honor those working to improve the health and well-being of individuals and communities while advancing health equity.  These healthcare heroes should are recognized for the numerous causes they work for. They advocate for their communities, aiming to keep everyone safe and

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