Posts Tagged: COVID-19

Caring and Connecting at The Cedars

Adapting increased technology and personal connection within The Cedars community In these days of social distancing and ‘stay safe at home’ orders, it’s critical to keep our residents and members connected to their loved ones and community, for happiness and overall well being.  As we learn to adapt and navigate our current situation under COVID-19, we want to take a moment to share some of the platforms, personal connections and virtual technology in place, as well as our approach to offering special events and activities. The satisfaction, fulfillment, health, and safety of our community members is our main objective and we look forward to a continued offering of enriching and enhancing programs and experiences. Our traditional in-house activity programs have been transformed to virtual visits and programs such as strength training videos of our Lifestyles Manager, yoga class with our long-standing yoga instructor, lectures from Maine Audubon, chef demos,...

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A Message from Kathy Callnan, CEO: The Cedars Heroes

April 16, 2020 The Cedars Heroes I googled “Who are our Heroes?” recently, and as you might expect, the images that appeared were of men and women in capes, and comic book characters. Yesterday’s Superman or Wonder Woman is today’s healthcare worker, and the villain we fight is no longer an evil alien from another planet, but a faceless virus. These are unprecedented times. The women and men on the front lines are today’s super-heroes. Capes have been replaced with masks, gloves, and gowns, and their super-powers are love, compassion, and commitment. I want to thank all of you at The Cedars who come to work each day. Thank you for putting the needs of others before your own. Thank you for working tirelessly each day, only to rest and repeat every day that follows. There is so much that we do not know – how long this pandemic...

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