- Wednesday, October 1, 2014
On Thursday, October 16, at 5:30 pm, at Masonicare at Newtown, Nancy Petrosky, BSN, clinical hospice supervisor, will a present a free program titled “Health Care Decisions Shouldn’t Be Confusing.”
Ms Petrosky has a bachelor’s degree in nursing and education. She will discuss topics about health care and hospice such as advance directives, guidelines for Medicare and Medicaid, and the difference between home care and hospice.
- Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Community and health care professionals are cordially invited to attend a Hospice and Palliative Care Fair at Masonicare at Newtown on Wednesday, October 16, from 2 to 6 pm. The event, sponsored by Masonicare Home Health & Hospice, will feature experts who will explain that hospice is not a place, but a philosophy of care with a holistic approach designed to encompass mind, body, and spirit.
- Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Masonicare at Newtown invites the community to join the fun at the fall Pumpkin Fest to be held on Saturday, October 19, from 9:30 am to noon. The festival will be on the grounds of Masonicare at Newtown, 139 Toddy Hill Road in Sandy Hook.
There will be many enjoyable events that day that will please young and old alike, including hayrides in a tractor drawn wagon, pumpkin decorating, and a variety of fun games. A Pumpkin Fairy will be on hand to create a balloon decoration for every kid (of all ages) to keep as a reminder of the day.
- Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Masonicare at Newtown invites the community to celebrate autumn and its bounty at the annual Autumn Fair at Masonicare at Newtown, which will be held on Thursday, September 12, from 10 am to 3 pm.
- Monday, June 17, 2013
Masonicare at Newtown, 139 Toddy Hill Road, will host its 2nd Annual Kids Fishing Derby and Family Fun Day this weekend.
The event will run from 10:30 am until 1 pm, rain or shine, on Saturday, June 22.
This is a catch and release fishing derby open to children age 10 and under. Prizes will be awarded in various categories. Bring your own fishing poles; catch and release hooks will be provided.
A summer BBQ lunch will be served.
- Friday, June 14, 2013
“This brings us back to why we’re here. We’re here to take care of our residents,” Jackie Murillo said of the new “Walking To The Beat” program that began April 26. Ms Murillo is the director of nursing at Masonicare at Newtown.
The employee/resident cooperative program is intended to encourage those residents who are able, to add to the number of steps they walk every day, and to provide them with additional social interaction, said Ms Murillo. “It’s about developing relationships,” she said.