People who feel younger at heart live longer

(CNN) Go ahead lie about your age. It may be the very thing that helps you live a longer life. If those fibbers truly believe that they are younger than what it says on their birth certificate, a new study shows they are among a group of people who have a lower death rate. That’s compared with those who felt… Read more »

State of Connecticut has 11 flu-related deaths — all in seniors

At least 11 people have died from the flu in Connecticut this season — all of them older than 65. And while experts said the death toll isn’t unusual for this point in the season, they agreed that the dire statistic is a good reminder to seniors to protect themselves.

National Health Care Centers Receive “Customer Experience Awards

Pinnacle Quality Initiative Announces Customer Experience Awards – 2015 March 4, 2015 – National HealthCare Associates released a list of their centers who were recognized by the independent auditor of customer service for the 40-center nursing home group. Sixteen of their centers rated “Best in Class” out of more than 1,100 skilled nursing centers in the United States, in one… Read more »

U.S. News & World Report Names “Best Nursing Homes” for 2015

U.S. News & World Report announced its annual “Best Nursing Homes,” including 12 National HealthCare Associates affiliated centers, after reviewing state and federal inspection reports of 15,000 skilled nursing facilities across the country.

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