As a Thrive at Home Member you Take Control of your Future

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When Communication Styles Divide Aging Parents and Adult Children Some parents might embrace ‘errors of omission’ to maintain independence By Howard R. Seidman | June 9, 2021 | Living There are recurring conversations that aging parents and their adult children may have. And during these conversations, it may seem to the kids that they are speaking with the best of intentions. … Read More

Thrive at Home Member Leila Dawe Mini-Retrospective

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SHIPS OF STATE IN THE SEA OF EXTINCTION Traditional Burmese shwe chi doe tapestry techniques & mixed media, 30 x 59″ THE GALLERY AT MACTIVITY INVITES YOU TO JOIN US FOR A RECEPTION TO MEET THE ARTIST THURSDAY, MAY 27th FROM 5 TO 7pm LEILA DAW: FRAGILE PLANET A SELECTION OF WORK FROM 1988 TO THE PRESENT We are so pleased to be … Read More

Thrive at Home Member Pens Children’s Book

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Political Scientist Turns Kids’ Book Author by PAUL BASS | Apr 14, 2021 11:00 am CALLIE SMITH/FESCUE  Fescue & pal Dandy Lion dare to be different. YALE  Joseph LaPalombara. A single blade of grass bucked the crowd to pursue its own path in the world — and now, 50 years later, will inspire young humans to do the same. The single blade of … Read More

Continued Help of Our Valued Members

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Our efforts continue! Thrive at Home has been offering to go grocery shopping and pick up prescriptions so that our valued members don’t have to risk being exposed to COVID-19 in public places. We personally deliver these daily necessities to their home. We’re here 24/7 to help our members stay home and stay safe!  

Helping our Valued Members

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Thrive at Home has been offering to go grocery shopping and pick up prescriptions so that our valued members don’t have to risk being exposed to COVID-19 in public places. We personally deliver these daily necessities to their home. We’re here 24/7 to help our members stay home and stay safe!

Thrive at Home COVID-19 Safety Precautions

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Thrive at Home with Whitney Center is committed to helping our members respond to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak in the best and safest way possible. We are taking all possible safety precautions with our staff, service partners and members and following all communications from the CT Department of Public Health, the CDC, and local emergency management.    If you are … Read More

Disabilities Advocate Gives Guv Hiring Idea

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Description: “Gov. Ned Lamont had just finished stating that Connecticut has tens of thousands of jobs it can’t fill. Herb Kolodny responded with a pitch for how to fill some of them: hire more people with disabilities to fill the state’s labor shortage. Lamont had finished his cheesecake and two of the three raspberries on the plate and mounted the … Read More

Member Spotlight-Leila Daw

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One of our Thrive at Home members Leila Daw is a well-known artist who is currently participating in two upcoming exhibitions in Connecticut. The first is an 8 person show at the exciting, expanding, Five Points Center for Visual Arts, 33 Main St., Torrington, CT, opening Friday, Jan 31, 6PM. One of Leila’s 4 pieces that are being showcased can … Read More

Building Socially Integrated Communities

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Calling all colleagues and seniors interested in addressing social isolation!  Whitney Center is hosting an informational event about a social isolation project being conducted by Quinnipiac University in collaboration with AARP: Building Socially Integrated Communities. The prevalence of social isolation is a growing problem among older adults. The literature has shown that older adults and healthcare organizations could benefit when … Read More