Home health care workers reflect on career

Jimmy Carter was president and Egypt and Israel had just signed the Camp David Accords. And there was Carla Tighe, visiting ailing patients throughout the county in an old VW bug, with no heat.

Home Health launches new therapy clinic

Addison County Home Health & Hospice has launched new programming that enhances rehab options for recovering patients and is delivering a free weekly restaurant meal to seriously ill clients and their caregivers.

Seeking volunteers to help patients in final days

MIDDLEBURY — Wanted: People with a little time and a lot of compassion to give to neighbors who are in the final days of their lives.It’s an invitation to the community by Addison County Home Health & Hospice (ACHH&H), a New Haven-based nonprofit that’s l … (read more)

Taking COVID vaccines on the road

NEW HAVEN — It’s early Thursday morning, and the spacious Addison County Home Health & Hospice (ACHH&H) headquarters off Route 7 in New Haven is almost empty. The vast majority of the agency’s 60 clinical staff has already been dispatched to all corners o … (read more)

ACHHH flu shot clinics on tap

ADDISON COUNTY — Addison County Home Health and Hospice is hosting a flu clinic for members of the public 18 and over on Friday, Nov. 20, at its office at 254 Ethan Allen Highway (Route 7) in New Haven from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The standard dose of the … (read more)

Home health workers emerge on the front line in COVID-19 battle

NEW HAVEN — When you see one of those roadside signs thanking healthcare workers for their massive contributions during the COVID-19 pandemic, make sure your positive thoughts extend beyond the Porter Medical Center campus and into the very homes of the p … (read more)

Living with dying: We learn to embrace the ‘Day of the Dead’

The Living with Dying Partnership is exploring cultural rituals and practices around death and dying. Neighbor to neighbor, companioning those at the end of life is an art of living that can be embraced instead of feared. Day of the Dead, or Dia de Muerto … (read more)