2012-04-26 / Church News

FCMC Long- Term Care Recognized For Depression Study

Fulton County Medical Center Long-Term Care in McConnellsburg is among 40 nursing homes that will be recognized for their participation in the Pennsylvania Depression Management Collaborative at the Pennsylvania Capitol on Wednesday, May 9. Sponsored by the Madlyn and Leonard Abramson Center for Jewish Life in Horsham, and the Southeastern Pennsylvania Association of Healthcare Quality, the eight-month collaborative provided participants with new tools for combating depression in their elderly residents. State Rep. Todd Stephens (151st district) is hosting the recognition event, which will include a presentation on the collaborative findings.

The event will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Pennsylvania State Capitol Building, 60 East Wing, North Third Street, Harrisburg.

The Madlyn and Leonard Abramson Center for Jewish Life, located in Horsham Township, Montgomery County, Pa., is a nonprofit provider of services to seniors that include nursing care, personal care and independent living apartments, post-hospital transitional care, hospice, home care, adult daycare, counseling and referral, as well as aging research. For more information, visit www.abramsoncenter.org.

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