Exercise Alters Brain Chemistry to Protect Aging Synapses

Enhanced Nerve Transmission Seen in Older Adults Who Remained Active By Robin Marks When elderly people stay active, their brains have more of a class of proteins that enhances the connections between neurons to maintain healthy cognition, a UC San Francisco study has found. This protective impact was found even in people whose brains at […]

Lamont Firmly Against Mask Mandate; CT Hospitalizations Rise

https://patch.com/connecticut/ridgefield/lamont-firmly-against-mask-mandate-ct-hospitalizations-rise?utm_medium=social&utm_content=connecticut&utm_campaign=blasts&utm_source=facebook.com CONNECTICUT — Gov. Ned Lamont said — again — that he has no intention of reinstituting a statewide mask mandate in Connecticut. During a Monday morning news conference, the governor emphasized, “We have the ability to keep ourselves safe.” Lamont said the mask mandate “made a lot of sense” earlier in the pandemic when, […]

CEO Letter to the Editor

December 23, 2021 Dear Editor, As we continue through the holiday season, Waveny LifeCare Network, on behalf of its employees, physicians, patients, residents, and volunteers, would like to take this opportunity to thank our many families, donors, and our communities for their ongoing engagement, outreach, and support.  It is also time to take pause and […]

Pfizer Boosters For Kids 12-15: What CT Parents Need To Know

https://patch.com/connecticut/norwalk/s/i13xg/pfizer-boosters-for-kids-1215-what-ct-parents-need-to-know?utm_source=alert-breakingnews&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=alert CONNECTICUT — The Food and Drug Administration on Monday authorized the Pfizer COVID-19 booster for children as young as 12 in our area, broadening access to the third dose of the vaccine as COVID-19 daily infection rates remain in record territory. The shots won’t be available to adolescents and younger teens in Connecticut immediately, […]

New England Academy of Dance at The Inn

Many thanks to dancers from New England Academy of Dance who came to our independent living community, The Inn, to perform excepts from The Nutcracker. We are so thankful you brought this wonderful holiday tradition to our residents!

UBS Gingerbread House Tradition Continues!

Rebecca Dybas, Director, UBS CDIO-Regional Technology, stopped by to drop off gingerbread house decorating supplies to adorn the lovely houses assembled and delivered by DiMare Pastery Shop. We are so very grateful to UBS for continuing the gingerbread house tradition for our residents!

Did You Hear … ?

https://newcanaanite.com/did-you-hear-333-5130662 Waveny LifeCare Network is collaborating with an existing state-accredited Certified Nurse Assistant and Home Health Aide program to open a Certified Nurse Assistant training school on its Farm Road campus. ~ The NewCanaanite.com

New Canaan Thrift Shop Open Extended Hours Saturday, Dec. 4th

Join Us at the New Canaan Thrift Shop on Saturday, Dec. 4th for our extended hours! We’ll be opening at 9am and staying open until 4pm for holiday shopping during the New Canaan Stroll! Come visit, our racks are brimming with quality donated merchandise for the holidays! Brands you love, at prices you will love […]

We’ve Been Gnomed!

        We’ve been gnomed! Warmest thanks to the New Canaan Beautification League for our wonderful gnomes at Waveny and The Inn. These are so fun and really get us into the holiday spirit! #gnomes #gnomed

Gov. Lamont releases statement on omicron variant

https://connecticut.news12.com/gov-lamont-releases-statement-on-omicron-variant Gov. Lamont releases statement on omicron variant Nov 29, 2021, 11:22amUpdated 31m ago By: News 12 Staff Gov. Ned Lamont has released a statement on the omicron variant, the latest version of COVID-19 to begin spreading across the globe. Lamont says while there are no reported cases of omicron in Connecticut, residents must remain vigilant. In […]