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  • Waveny LifeCare Network Names Barksdale President And CEO

    Waveny LifeCare Network Names Barksdale President And CEO

    Russell R. Barksdale, Jr. MPA/MHA, FACHE, has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of Waveny LifeCare Network. In his new position, Barksdale will be responsible for managing the strategic growth, operations, development and future direction of Waveny’s comprehensive continuum of healthcare.The New Canaan-based nonprofit eldercare organization includes 76 skilled nursing ...

  • Waveny Residents Clown Around At Main Street Circus

    Waveny Residents Clown Around At Main Street Circus

    On Friday, September 21, Waveny’s “Main Street” at The Village was transformed into a 3-ring circus.Circus acts included a professional stilt walker, hula hoop performer and Waveny’s volunteer pet therapy dog, Meca, as “the gentle lion.” Even Waveny’s residents, short-term rehab patients and Adult Day Program participants tried their hands at some tricks of their own.For more ...

  • Waveny Celebrates Dog Days Of Summer With Furry Friends

    Waveny Celebrates Dog Days Of Summer With Furry Friends

    Every dog had its day at Waveny LifeCare Network’s annual “Dog Days of Summer Dog Show,” one of the nonprofit eldercare organization’s most awaited therapeutic programs of the season.Fifteen 4-legged friends of all sizes and breeds paraded down “Main Street” at The Village with their owners, to the delight of Waveny’s residents, short-term rehab patients and Adult Day Program ...

  • Waveny LifeCare Network Honors And Celebrates Its Volunteers

    Waveny LifeCare Network Honors And Celebrates Its Volunteers

    Waveny LifeCare Network recognized its many volunteers for their individual contributions of time and talent throughout the Network, including Waveny Care Center, The Village at Waveny, the Adult Day Program and The Inn. Many local churches, schools and organizations were represented, reflecting the deep and enduring ties between Waveny and the surrounding community.More than 150 ...

  • Waveny Offers Support Group For Caregivers Coping With Impacts Of Dementia

    Waveny Offers Support Group For Caregivers Coping With Impacts Of Dementia

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Waveny LifeCare Network hosts a regularly-scheduled public support group for people coping with the impact of caring for a loved one with dementia. Held on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month in the Lila and Harry Coleman Library at 3 Farm Road, New Canaan, Waveny’s group is sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association Connecticut Chapter. Upcoming ...

  • Nursing Home's Personal Approach Leads To National Honor

    Nursing Home's Personal Approach Leads To National Honor

    NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- Waveny Care Center of New Canaan was once again listed as one of the best nursing homes in the nation, making it a prime destination for elders seeking top-level care. Completing the list of the nations best nursing homes was U.S. News and World Report, a leading expert in the evaluation of healthcare providers. The bases of its ratings are from a star-rating system ...

  • Lending A Helping Hand: Volunteers Celebrated At Senior Care Center

    Lending A Helping Hand: Volunteers Celebrated At Senior Care Center

    NEW CANAAN, CONN -- Volunteers make up the lifeblood of Waveny LifeCare Network, a senior care center in New Canaan. Recently, volunteers were acknowledged for not only their time commitment to helping seniors, but also creating a home away from home atmosphere at the the center. Waveny celebrated volunteers who served at Waveny Care Center in The Village, the Adult Day Program, The Inn ...

  • Grandson Of Theater Legend Takes The Stage At Waveny LifeCare Network

    Grandson Of Theater Legend Takes The Stage At Waveny LifeCare Network

    NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- The stage is set for a night celebrating one of the most renowned theater producers and directors in American history. Waveny LifeCare Network will welcome the grandson of the late, Oscar Hammerstein III, who is accredited with classic plays such as "Oklahoma!," "The Sound Of Music" and more. On Thursday, Sept. 28, Waveny LifeCare Network, a ...

  • Senior Care Center Opens Therapeutic Patio For Recovering Patients

    Senior Care Center Opens Therapeutic Patio For Recovering Patients

    NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- With summer in full swing, a newly renovated back patio allows residents at Waveny LifeCare Network in New Canaan to unwind and enjoy nature but also brings critical physical and occupational therapies outdoors for Waveny’s short-term and outpatient rehab patients.Featuring a garden, benches, looped pathways and specially constructed therapeutic features, Waveny's ...

  • 16 Years Of Dedication Defines Senior Care Center Employee

    16 Years Of Dedication Defines Senior Care Center Employee

    NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- When Fritz Mondesir began working at Waveny Care Center in 2001, he immediately felt at home. 16 years later, he is still helping elderly residents as they begin the next chapter of their lives at Waveny. Mondesir, a Certified Nursing Assistant, has gained a reputation for embodying Waveny's mission of providing personal care for each resident. “After my first shift ...

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