HCN News & Notes

Hillcrest Commons Offers Session on Signs of Stroke

PITTSFIELD — Hillcrest Commons Nursing and Rehabilitation Center will offer an informational session on the warning signs of stroke on Wednesday, Sept. 30 at 10 a.m. at the Ralph Froio Senior Center in Pittsfield. The event will include a free continental breakfast.

Part of Hillcrest’s “Berkshire Senior Subjects” monthly series offered on the last Wednesday of each month, the presentation will feature Katie Henault, assistant administrator of Hillcrest Commons, offering information on the signs of a stroke. The presentation is free and open to the public; registration is requested by calling (413) 445-9747.

Hillcrest Commons Nursing and Rehabilitation Center provides short-term rehabilitation, long-term skilled nursing care, respite care, and specialized Alzheimer’s and dementia care. Specialty services include a ventilator program to support ventilator-dependent patients or to wean dependence, a behavioral-health program for those with chronic psychiatric conditions, and hospice services. For more information, visit www.hillcrestcommons.org.