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National Therapeutic Recreation Month

February 3, 2021

National Therapeutic Recreation Month highlights the importance of engaging in activities that aid in recover and the healing of people with various disabilities. We honor our recreation therapists and all that they do to help our patients and our residents heal in the most enjoyable way.

National Healthy Weight Week

January 25, 2021

In many parts of the United States, January contains short days, and harsh air. Though it may be difficult, keeping active year round is one of the most important ways to reduce one’s risk of cancer and other health issues. National Healthy Weight Week is celebrated on the third week of January and encourages Americans …

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Social Workers & Certified Case Managers Webinar

January 19, 2021

Whitney Rehabilitation Care Center is happy to announce we are sponsoring a live interactive webinar for continuing education credits for Social Workers & Certified Case Managers in Connecticut through Jenerations Health Education, Inc. Joanna Frankel MSW, LCSW-C of Jenerations Health Education, Inc. will present Maintaining Professionalism in the Face of Danger: Strategies for Best Serving …

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National Blood Donor Month

January 12, 2021

About 36,000 units of red blood cells and 7,000 units of platelets are needed every single day in the U.S. Blood donations typically drop off during and immediately after the winter holidays, which makes National Blood Donor Month in January a critical time. Donating blood saves many lives and improves health for many people. According …

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Folic Acid Awareness Week

January 5, 2021

National Folic Acid Awareness Week seeks to spread awareness about the importance of folic acid. Folic acid is a type of B vitamin called vitamin B9. Folic acid helps the body produce and maintain new cells. It also helps prevent changes to DNA that may lead to cancer.