Posted on September 28th, 2018 by Speare Memorial Hospital
Informed & Engaged at Speare’s Senior Resource Fair
Searching for and navigating the maze of services and organizations available for seniors in central New Hampshire can be a daunting task. That’s why Speare Memorial Hospital held it’s 2nd annual Senior Resource Fair on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at Boulder Point in Plymouth, NH. Almost 100 attendees visited a variety of exhibitors, received screenings, participated in a balance class, listened to presentations and enjoyed refreshments at this free event.
Each of our speakers this year enjoyed large audiences who were actively engaged in their presentation topics;
- “Living Well With Chronic Illness” by Mary Francis Drake, Pemi Baker Community Health
- “Transitioning a Parent/Loved One into Your Home” by Martha Swats, Comfort Keepers
- “How to Communicate with a Loved One with Dementia” Dr. Quintero, Speare Primary Care
- “Helpful Tips for First Time Caregivers” by Cindy Eichling, Home Instead Senior Care
Exhibitors included: Catholic Medical Center Vein & Vascular Specialists, Comfort Keepers, Golden View Health Care Center, Home Instead Senior Care, Mid-State Health Center, Speare’s Nutrition team, Pemi Baker Community Health, Plymouth Senior Center, Plymouth Law Center, Speare Pulmonary Rehab, Speare Radiology, RehabFit, Rite Aid, Interlakes Theatre, RSVP Bone Builders, Speare Sleep Lab, Sound Advice Hearing Centers, Speare Primary Care, Speare Volunteer Opportunities, Transport Central, and White Mountain Eye Care
Thank you to our lead sponsor Comfort Keepers for helping make this event possible.
New Radiologists Expand Services for Central New Hampshire Communities
Posted on December 7th, 2018 by Speare Memorial Hospital
Speare is now working with Southern New Hampshire Radiology Consultants (SNHRC) to provide increased services in Central New Hampshire. Dr. Kevin Rivera, chief of radiology at Speare, is leading the expansion with specialty training and the purchase of new equipment and technology. ABOUT SNHRC SNHRC is comprised of a group of highly trained board-certified radiologists, fellowship trained in […]
Helping Patients with Behavioral Health and Substance Use Disorders
Posted on December 6th, 2018 by Speare Memorial Hospital
Speare’s care management team was enhanced this year with the addition of Susan Laverack, M.Ed., community care coordinator. Susan’s position is funded through New Hampshire’s Medicaid Integrated Delivery Network (IDN) waiver program to combat the state’s opioid crisis. She is responsible for improving coordination between a patient’s healthcare providers and connecting patients to community support across Franklin, Laconia, […]