Winter Safety Tips

 January is Winter Safety Month! Preparing ahead can make a world of difference. Here are some tips to help you be prepared this winter season! Take precautions outdoors Wear proper footwear for outside conditions. Walk slowly in snow and icy conditions. Wear appropriate outdoor clothing: wear a tightly woven, preferably wind-resistant coat or jacket; inner… Continue reading Winter Safety Tips

A Family for Christmas

Every year our office staff participates in "A Family for Christmas" through our local Town Office. Our staff gathers gifts for children from a family (or two) in need in our community, in addition to needed household items for a "household basket". The Town Office then delivers the gifts and baskets to these families before… Continue reading A Family for Christmas

Homecare Month

Post written by Jane Greenblatt, RN, Home, Hope and Healing President What does homecare mean to me? In asking this question to both nurses and office staff, the results and values were very similar. Carol, QA manager, said the following: "I feel this is a vital service for folks to be able to remain in their… Continue reading Homecare Month

World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day is on October 10th every year. Mental health problems exist in our lives, families, workplaces and communities, impacting everyone. We must do as much as possible to prevent mental ill-health – as individuals and as a society. World Mental Health Day is a chance to talk about mental health in general,… Continue reading World Mental Health Day

World Cerebral Palsy Day

Cerebral palsy is one of the least understood disabilities and people with cerebral palsy are often out of sight, out of mind and out of options in communities around the world. This needs to change. World Cerebral Palsy Day on October 6th was created by the Cerebral Palsy Alliance in 2012 and now brings together people living… Continue reading World Cerebral Palsy Day

August: Summer Sun Safety Month

Summer Sun Safety Month, observed in August, encourages you to enjoy your summer, but take precautions to avoid overexposure to the sun’s ultraviolet rays. And if you notice anything unusual on your skin, see your provider. Summer Sun Safety Month reminds us that skin is the body’s largest organ, so it’s not a surprise that skin… Continue reading August: Summer Sun Safety Month

Celebrating 20 Years of Providing Quality Nursing Services!

Home, Hope & Healing (HHH) was started in 2002 by two sisters, Jane Greenblatt and Jill Lufkin Robinson - and this summer we are celebrating 20 years of providing quality Nursing services throughout the State of Maine. Both Jill and Jane are Registered Nurses and they continue to own and manage HHH today. The company… Continue reading Celebrating 20 Years of Providing Quality Nursing Services!

May – Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month

Cystic Fibrosis What is cystic fibrosis and is it catchy?  Cystic Fibrosis is an inherited disorder that causes severe damage to the lungs, digestive system, and other body organs. No, it is not catchy. What are its mechanisms, and how does it work? Cystic Fibrosis affects the cells that produce mucous, sweat, and digestive juices. These secretions… Continue reading May – Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month

National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month

To honor National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month, we thought it would be good to present a few interesting facts about Cerebral Palsy and what are some of the current treatments. Cerebral Palsy is the leading cause of childhood disabilities. Currently it is estimated that 764,000 children and adults in the US have cerebral palsy. The occurrence is… Continue reading National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month