July 15, 2020 Chelsey

The residents of Hearthstone Estates celebrated National Chocolate Day on July 7th with delicious chocolate ice cream sundaes and received some chocolate candies to any sweet tooth they have later. Our wonderful Activities Department created a game of Chocolate Fiction or Fact? Our residents had so much fun playing!

June 24, 2020 Chelsey

This week we recognize all the nursing assistants who have dedicated their lives to the well being of others. Nursing Assistants are key players in the lives of the people in their care and they deserve a sincere “Thank You” and recognition for their efforts and bravery during this global emergency.Thank you to our healthcare heroes!

June 2, 2020 Chelsey

The CDC has recommended wearing a face mask or a cloth face covering in public settings, especially in settings were social distancing is difficult, such as grocery stores. While everyone should always try to maintain a proper six feet from people to create social distance, read below about the benefits of wearing a cloth face covering, or a face mask.  

March 18, 2020 Herb

As the coronavirus disease   (COVID 19) spreads across the nation, the Trump Administration announced yesterday that Medicare now provides telehealth coverage that will enable beneficiaries to receive health care services from their physicians without ever having to leave their home to travel to a healthcare facility.  Beginning on March 6, 2020, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the federal agency that oversees the Medicare program, will temporarily pay clinicians to provide telehealth services for beneficiaries residing across the entire country. “The Trump Administration is taking swift and bold action to give patients greater access to care through telehealth during…

March 10, 2020 Herb

Yesterday, Governor Phil Murphy quickly moved to ramp up New Jersey’s preparedness to contain the spread of COVID-19.  As part of the state’s coordinated response to address the novel coronavirus outbreak, the Governor declared a State of Emergency and a Public Health Emergency, issuing Executive Order No. 103, to immediately ramp up New Jersey’s efforts across all 21 counties in New Jersey to allow state agencies and departments to respond to affected communities and recovering from COVID-19 cases. COVID-19 Photo Credit: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention “The State of New Jersey is committed to deploying…

March 5, 2020 Chelsey

“Eat Right, Bite by Bite!” March is National Nutrition Month! We encourage everyone to focus on making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits.

February 26, 2020 Herb

Last month, Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation (A2431) to limit out-of-pocket prescription drug expenses for New Jersey families. The bill, which requires health insurers to provide plans that limit patient cost-sharing concerning prescription drug coverage, will improve affordability and access for those who require necessary medication. “Few issues have a greater financial impact on New Jersey families than the unpredictable and ever-increasing cost of prescription drugs,” said Governor Murphy in a Jan. 21 statement announcing the new law. “Cost-sharing too often presents a barrier to a patient’s ability to access medically-necessary treatments. This legislation will improve the affordability of medical care…