Fallon Health in the news

December 19, 2016
Amedisys announces definitive agreement to acquire Home Staff, LLC
Amedisys, Inc., one of the nation’s leading home health care and hospice companies, announced that its subsidiary, Associated Health Care, will acquire Home Staff, LLC, a
personal care provider, from Fallon Health and VNA Care Network.

November 21, 2016
When caregiving affects work - Worcester Business Journal
What does this seem like to you? A receptionist who is 30 minutes late every day. A sales rep who struggles to stay awake during regular team meetings. A project manager who has missed three deadlines and failed to fill in her timesheets two weeks in a row.

November 15, 2016
Love denotes sacrifice: Program helps Leominster man care for wife in final stages of Alzheimer's
Sentinel and Enterprise
Each morning when Will and Connie Gariepy wake up at their home on Mechanic Street, their eyes connect, they sit up in bed, and he gives her a few kisses.

November 14, 2016
Lowell program gives support to help families with aging loved ones - Lowell Sun
On her designated days, Karon Bergeron picks up her mother-in-law from Summit ElderCare and brings her home to her elderly housing apartment in Dracut. On these days and weekends, she makes sure she has everything she needs before bed.

June 12, 2016
Future of senior care  - Telegram & Gazette
As we age, we face increasingly complex health issues that impact our quality of life while stretching our individual, family and societal resources. And with the senior population in Massachusetts projected to rise to 21 percent of the population by 2030, the challenges are going to become even more acute.

March 21, 2016
Stemming the costs of elder care - Worcester Business Journal
Knowing medical costs will grow right along with the number of elders, many health insurers in or serving elders in Central Massachusetts are putting innovative prevention programs in place, such as the PACE program offered by Fallon Health.

February 23, 2016
WMass 102-and 104-year-old celebrate life, laughter and enjoyment of red wine and raw onions
Springfield Republican
All Ruth Fisher wants for her birthday is a glass of red wine, and at 104 years old, she can pretty much get whatever she wants.

February 15, 2016
Fallon Health wins 2016 Corporate Citizen of the Year
Worcester Business Journal
Being a good corporate citizen means two separate things: conducting business ethically and giving back generously within the cities and towns where they operate. For Worcester-based Fallon Health, these two missions are inextricably tangled.

November 14, 2015
In the aging zone: Families scramble to care for frail elders at home - Telegram & Gazette
For National Family Caregivers Month, the Telegram interviewed caregivers and elder care professionals in Central Massachusetts about the joys and struggles in assisting one's parents.

November 26, 2014
Let's feed the hungry all year long - Telegram & Gazette
More than 144 people from 70 businesses attended Fallon Health's annual golf event in September, raising $236,000 for hunger relief. Op-ed from James P. McGovern and Patrick Hughes.

November 18, 2013
Summit ElderCare brings comprehensive approach to senior care to Springfield - The Republican
Announcing the opening of Summit ElderCare's new center in Springfield, Mass.

November 11, 2013 
2013 Top Workplaces: Education, Training & Career Development - Worcester Business Journal
FCHP was awarded a 2013 Top Workplaces award from the Worcester Business Journal.

June 30, 2013
Wellness programs at Holy Cross get a boost - Telegram & Gazette
FCHP staffs a Worksite Wellness Center at one Worcester college to foster a culture of health at work.

May 13, 2013
Fallon's 'Quit to Win' program aids smokers - Sentinel and Enterprise
FCHP's smoking cessation program provides support to people who want to quit nicotine. 

March 31, 2013
Fallon offers members cash to be healthy - Telegram & Gazette
FCHP's new Healthy Health Plan offers to pay subscribers who follow an online wellness regimen up to $200 a year.

February 13, 2013
Ex-smokers show quitters can be winners - Telegram & Gazette
Two FCHP employees, who have smoked nearly all of their lives, quit smoking and have become fitness enthusiasts.

December 5, 2012
Gifts cards stolen from Shrewsbury church replaced - Telegram & Gazette
FCHP donates $3,500 to replace stolen gift cards.