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Facility News

Defining Sub Acute, Long Term & Respite

Our Corporate Director of Business Development, Shoshana Stein, joined Senior Citizens Activities Network – SCAN to discuss care terms that are often heard, but may not be understood. Tune into their insightful conversation. For specific questions, call our Senior Hotline – Resource for Seniors and Caregivers: Call 973-868-9701....

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Virtual Alzheimer’s Community Forum

Join Putnam Ridge for a FREE Virtual Community Forum to learn about Alzheimer’s disease, memory loss, and other types of dementia. Register to participate via Zoom by calling the Alzheimer’s Association at 800.272.3900 or online, bit.ly/3hwOSJk ...

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American Heart Month

During American Heart Month, we raise awareness of the risks of heart disease and remember those we have lost to it. The most common form of heart disease in the United States is coronary artery disease (CAD), which occurs when the arteries that supply blood to the heart become hardened…...

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Black History Month

Every February, the U.S. honors the contributions and sacrifices and legacy of African Americans who have strived for the nation. Black History Month celebrates the rich cultural heritage, triumphs and recognizes the trials and tribulations are part of our country’s history. This year’s theme, Black Health and Wellness, pays homage…...

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Celebrating the Opening of Our On-Site Dialysis Den

Yesterday Putnam Ridge celebrated the prestigious opening of our very first on-site Dialysis Den. The honor of cutting the ribbon was done by our Administrator Janet Levine. Our residents no longer need to go to and from dialysis centers. Hemodialysis is readily available to cater to our resident’s needs. At…...

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National Hand Washing Awareness Week

The first week of December is National Hand Washing Awareness Week. 80% of communicable diseases can be transferred by touch (person-to-person contact). Make it a point to wash your hands several times a day to prevent infections and disease. Clean hands prevent sickness!...

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to raise awareness about the impact of breast cancer. Breast cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the breast. Breast cancer is the second most common type of cancer in American women. Most breast cancers…...

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Mental Illness Awareness Week

A mental illness is a physical illness of the brain that causes disturbances in thinking, behavior, energy or emotion that make it difficult to cope with the ordinary demands of life. 1 in 20 U.S. Adults experience Serious Mental Illnesses (SMI) each year, but less than two-thirds get treatment. This…...

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World Alzheimer’s Month

The month of September is the time to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s Disease and other causes of dementia. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia and accounts for 50%-75% of all cases. Typically, Alzheimer’s disease begins with lapses of memory, difficulty in finding the right words for everyday…...

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Healthy Aging Month

For the past twenty years, the month of September has been recognized as Healthy Aging Month, an annual occurrence to raise awareness about the positive aspects of growing older. As the numbers of people age 45 and older grows every year, the focus of September’s Healthy Aging Month is to…...

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