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February 19th, 2016
I started my career at Mary Wade on October 2, 2012 as a driver for Adult Day Center/Transportation. As a professional driver with a Certified Driver’s License (CDL), I transported our clients to and from the Adult Day Center safely. A year later (October 2013), Mary Wade offered CMT (Certified Medication Technician) training to its…
February 15th, 2016
It’s time to get up and out of bed. Zeus and Robin are here. “I’m just the person at the end of the leash. If he could drive a car he wouldn’t need me,” says Robin Viele from Northford, CT. During the past 6 years Robin has blended being a recreational therapist with her talent…
February 13th, 2016
I started my career at Mary Wade in 2002 in the Assisted Living Residence as a Certified Nursing Assistant. During this time, I split my shift between Assisted Living Care and the Adult Day Center. While working on the Assisted Living Residence, I became a Certified Medication Technician. A short time later a joined the full…
February 12th, 2016
Seasonal Cold & Illness Prevention Each year at this time we begin to hear about people getting colds and even gastrointestinal “flu” symptoms. In the past two years, 2014 and 2015, we have had GI outbreaks at Mary Wade. For the frail, elderly population we serve it is vitally important that we attempt to prevent…
February 10th, 2016
Friendships are made at Mary Wade! Its the little things that people do for eachother that make a person feel loved. Maria, an assisted living resident, knocks on her friend Nicolle’s door to make sure she is up for breakfast. After breakfast, they walk back together.
February 9th, 2016
Mary Wade in New Haven, CT is thrilled to begin the 2016 year which marks our 150th anniversary of serving the community from the same location that was purchased in 1866 using $6,000 from donations. The new Board included Mrs. Joseph E. Sheffield and Mrs. Eli Whitney.
February 8th, 2016
Eda Martino celebrated her 100th birthday Sunday afternoon, January 17th with a grand party at Mary Wade. Eda was joined by several generations of family and a room full of Mary Wade residents and staff. A fun time unfolded with entertainer Nick Grasso singing and playing accordion favorites – a room full of 100th…
January 26th, 2016
You and I are partners in the creation of an environment that forgets no one and excludes no one in the enrichment programs we offer throughout the year. For example, in our Arts and Education program this year, in which our skilled nursing patients, residents, clients in the Adult Day program took part, events included music,…
January 23rd, 2016
After graduating with a degree in finance from Central CT State University Melissa Ruffin found it difficult to find a position that fit in with her career goals. She would always say to herself that all she needed was for someone to take a chance on her so that she would be able to show…
January 20th, 2016
Toula, an Assisted Living resident, enjoys staying connected with her family on her tablet in the Community Room. Residents are provided the opportunity to partake in scheduled lessons on how to use social media weekly. Staff also enjoy viewing photos of family and hearing stories!