A Message from Our President
April: Message from the President- Stephen B. McPherson
April 1, 2015
The Connecticut Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association held its first Annual
“Brain Ball – Where Science Meets Compassion” at the Connecticut Science Center
on Saturday, March 7. Masonicare was proud
to be the presenting sponsor...
November: Message from the President- Stephen B. McPherson
Nov 4, 2014
Last month I attended the 2014 LeadingAge annual meeting and
conference in Nashville. Based in Washington D.C., LeadingAge is the
national trade association and advocacy organization for communities and
services for the aging. I’m privileged to serve on its board....
September: Message from the President- Stephen B. McPherson
Sep 3, 2014
Our 22nd Masonicare Golf Classic was August 19, a day that had to
be one of the most glorious this summer. Even if you played miserably,
you could take solace in the beautiful weather we were blessed with.
April: Message from the President – Stephen B. McPherson
Apr 17, 2014
April, 2014 Healthcare and healthcare reform continue to be hot
topics in mainstream media, not just to those of us in the business.
Healthcare delivery is undergoing change at an unprecedented pace.
This change will continue for the foreseeable future. ...
Feb 5, 2014
Several years ago, Masonicare Home Health & Hospice launched a
service called Masonicare at Home. This program came about in response
to a demand for non-medical, in home care. Since then, Masonicare at
Home has grown by leaps and bounds,...
Feb 5, 2014
As the new year begins, I would like to share something to remind
us of the impact our work has on others. I often receive letters
expressing appreciation for the care someone received from a Masonicare
affiliate. Just before Christmas...
Dec 4, 2013
LeadingAge is the national advocacy organization for non-profits
dedicated to caring for seniors. Its 2013 Annual Conference was recently
held in Dallas. With 7,000 member organizations ranging from continuum
providers like Masonicare, to small and large nursing homes, retirement
Nov 5, 2013
Thirty years ago, in 1983, then-President Ronald Reagan launched a
national campaign that resulted in declaring November as National
Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. In November 1994, five years
after leaving office, Reagan handwrote a touching farewell letter to his
Oct 1, 2013
The evening of October 10 was a very special one for Masonicare.
We held our first all-employee, all-affiliate Employee Appreciation
Event. It was a great way to say Thank You to our employees for the
outstanding care they provide to...
Aug 8, 2013
On July 30, the PBS show Frontline aired a documentary
entitled “Life and Death in Assisted Living.” The program focused on
tragic incidents and ongoing management problems at several communities
owned by a for-profit provider. The program...
Jun 27, 2013
On June 2, The New York Times ran a front-page story on the high
cost of medical procedures in the U.S. The story focused on routine
colonoscopies – a colon cancer screening recommended for anyone over 50.