Pets Can Bring You Health, Happiness

By Herb Weiss My newly adopted three-month old chocolate lab, Molly, keeps me on my toes.  Literally.  My daily walks around the block and playing ball in the back yard equal over eight thousand steps calculated by my Fitbit App. Being a pet owner I can certainly vouch for research findings published over the years…

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The View Point – February 2018

Hello Everyone, February 1, 2018 Welcome to our February edition of The Viewpoint. I feel like I just exhaled after the holidays ended and now I am writing to you about February happenings. February 1st marks the first day of the “New” West View. Our name is the same, we are all the same but…

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February 2018 Calendar

Download the Calendar Highlights February 2 – 3:00 – Silver Stars February 4 – 2:00 Super Bowl Pre-Party February 8 – 6:45 Card Night February 10 – 2:00 Bob Sled Racing February 13 – 2:00 Mardi Gras Bingo February 14 – 2:00 Valentine’s Day Social with Joanie Sherlock February 19 – 2:00 Pizza making Day…

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January 2018 Calendar

Download the Calendar Highlights January 1 – 2:00 – New Year’s Social January 4 – 2:00 – Mike Colletta Sings January 11 – 2:00 – Entertainment with Jack Martone January 15 – 2:00 – Ice Cream Social January 18 – 2:00 – January Birthday Party with Kenny Moracco January 21 – 2:00 – Wine &…

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The View Point – January 2018

Happy New Year 2018! Welcome to our first newsletter of 2018. We are excited by the promise of great things happening in the new year. We wish each of you peace and good health in the coming year. We had a wonderful December with lots of holiday events for both Hanukkah and Christmas. We are…

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Misconceptions about Rehab after Hip Replacement

Posted by Jennifer Campbell, NHA Assistant Administrator/Admissions Director   When patients undergo surgery for a hip replacement, they don’t always know what to expect in terms of recovery. And they often don’t think they’ll need rehab. Here’s why – and the real reasons rehab can help. I don’t need help. Many patients think they can…

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RIHCA Quality Innovation Award Reflects West View’s Continued Commitment to Positive Outcomes

By Hugh Hall, Administrator West View Nursing and Rehabilitation was recently honored with the RIHCA Quality Innovation award, which recognizes centers who demonstrate a commitment to quality improvement, backed by examples of improved resident and/or staff outcomes. The well-deserved award reflects West View’s continued focus on excellence, exemplified through a number of operational initiatives that…

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The View Point – October 2017

Welcome to our October edition of The View Point. We had a wonderful September and were able to sneak in an additional concert performed by Reggie Centracchio’s group. Everyone loves his music and the cookout was well received and the weather was perfect. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the people in Texas and…

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New Medicare Scam on the Rise!

New Medicare Scam on the Rise! By Carolyn Moy, Business Office Manager You may be aware that the Federal government is poised to change our Medicare Identification numbers next year (2018) as a result of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015.  This important piece of legislation was passed to better protect private…

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