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CHA's Everett Older Adult Health Program Offers Free "Living Alone" Workshop
12/12/2013
Everett, Mass. – The Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) Everett Older Adult Health Program and the Everett Council on Aging, along with sponsorship of the Everett Foundation for the Aged, will host "Living Alone Out Loud," a free four-session program led by Kathy Hoey, manager of CHA's Outpatient Geriatric Psychiatry department. The workshop is designed to help participants boost their mood and energy, deal with stress and challenges, and find more balance and contentment. All Everett r...
 
CHA Partners with Local Police Departments to Promote Senior Safety and Prevent Bullying
10/23/2013
In response to growing demand from area seniors, Cambridge Health Alliance has developed partnerships with the Cambridge and Everett Police Departments to present “Healthy Safety Tips for Older Adults.” The series of talks launched last month at local senior centers and senior housing, during which police officers and CHA’s Roberta Robinson, director of geriatric outreach, focus on topics including scams, safety in buildings, and bullying. The feedback has been very positive. “While bullying among child...
 
Free Health Assessments and Fitness Programs in September for Older Adults in Everett
9/3/2013
Everett, Mass. – Cambridge Health Alliance’s Everett Older Adult Health Program, in partnership with the Everett Council on Aging and the Everett Foundation for the Aged, offers regular health and fitness programs for residents aged 60 and above. SEPTEMBER HEALTH ASSESSMENTS Connolly Center Blood Pressure Screening Every Monday from 9-10:30 a.m. Cholesterol and Glucose Screening Monday, September 9; 9-11 a.m. by appointment only. Sign up on Mondays 9-10:30 a.m. at the volunteers’ desk during blood press...
 
 
Free Health Assessments and Fitness Programs in July for Older Adults in Everett
6/24/2013
Everett, Mass. – Cambridge Health Alliance’s Everett Older Adult Health Program, in partnership with the Everett Council on Aging and the Everett Foundation for the Aged, offers regular health and fitness programs for residents aged 60 and above. At the Connolly Center, 90 Chelsea St.: Blood Pressure Screening: every Monday, 9-10:30 a.m. Low-Impact Aerobic Exercise:  every Monday & Wednesday, 10-11 a.m. Movement with Music:  every Thursday, 9-10 a.m. Tai-Chi with Bill:   every Th...
 
 
 
CHA's Everett Older Adult Health Program Celebrates Ten Years of Service
5/30/2012
Everett, MA… On Wednesday, June 13th, a special breakfast will be held at the Everett Council on Aging to recognize Cambridge Health Alliance’s Everett Older Adult Health Program for its ten years of service to older adults in Everett and the surrounding communities. The Everett Older Adult Health Program, operated by CHA in collaboration with the Everett Council on Aging and with support from the Everett Foundation for the Aged, offers a wide variety of community health and wellness programs for adults...
 
 
Cambridge Health Alliance Geriatrics Chief Honored for Community Service to Elders
11/10/2011
Cambridge, MA...Anne Fabiny, MD, Chief of Geriatrics at Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA), is this year's recipient of the Nancy P. Kahn Community Service Award from Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services. SCES Assistant Executive Director Mary Ann Dalton presented Dr. Fabiny with the award at the 12th Annual Serving Seniors Celebration on Wednesday, November 9, at the Somerville City Club. The award honors the memory of Nancy Kahn, a case manager and supervisor at Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services for more...
 
Cambridge Health Alliance Pharmacist Receives National Award for Senior Care
10/19/2011
Cambridge, MA...The National PACE Association has named Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) pharmacist Emma D'Alleva as the recipient of the 2011 Marie-Louise Ansak Award. The award, which honors the founder of PACE (Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly), recognizes an individual who has helped improve the quality of life for older adults. Ms. D'Alleva works at the Elder Service Plan, CHA's PACE program, located at 270 Green St. in Cambridge. Through its all-inclusive, coordinated care, the Plan hel...
 
Cambridge Health Alliance Launches Rehab Services at Malden Bone and Joint Center
9/29/2011
Malden, MA...Cambridge Health Alliance has expanded orthopaedic care in Malden with the opening of Rehab services at CHA's new Malden Bone and Joint Center, located at 195 Canal Street. CHA's Rehabilitation team helps people recover from bone, muscle, and joint injuries and other health conditions. At the Malden center, the experienced staff of physical therapists provides expert care for back pain, sports injuries, joint replacements, work injuries, accident recovery, stroke recovery, and various other ...
 
Cambridge Health Alliance's Chief of Geriatrics Anne Fabiny, MD, Wins Harvard Teaching Award
5/19/2011
Cambridge, MA... Anne Fabiny, MD, Chief of Geriatrics at Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA), has been awarded the Harvard Medical School (HMS) 2011 Charles McCabe Faculty Prize for Excellence in Teaching. Since 1982, this honor has been bestowed on HMS's most outstanding teachers, a highly select group of the School's leading medical educators. Dr. Fabiny was recognized for her role with the HMS-Cambridge Integrated Clerkship, for which she serves as Associate Director. Launched in 2004, the Clerkship is a...
 
CHA Geriatrics Chief Explores Older Adults' Driving at MIT
Aging drivers need to plan ahead for relinquishing the keys, experts say
4/25/2011