Category Archives: Caring Hearts & Hands

It’s OK to be a QUITTER – if you smoke!

The New Year is approaching, and as always it’s a time of self-reflection and evaluation of our habits and lifestyle. For those who smoke or use tobacco products – it’s also a time when they are encouraged to consider why … Continue reading

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Zika Virus: What you need to know

What do CT residents and Charlotte Hungerford Hospital employees need to know about the Zika Virus? What is in the news? Late last year, Brazil, the largest country in South America reported that newborns were being diagnosed with microcephaly. After … Continue reading

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Reflecting on a Century of Caregiving – PART III The Modern Age of Healthcare

When World War II came to an end, it ushered in a new era at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital that began an incredible period of growth and transition. By the 1950s, with the war behind everyone and a new sense of … Continue reading

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Reflecting on a Century of Caregiving – PART II The Hospital on the Hill

This is the second of a three-part series on how Torrington got its hospital. Sometime after 1910, Torrington native and turn of the century industrialist Uri Hungerford let it be known to his family in Torrington that his last will … Continue reading

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Reflecting on a Century of Caregiving – PART I Charlotte Austin Hungerford

This is the first of a three-part series on how Torrington got its hospital. Did you ever wonder about the “Charlotte” in Charlotte Hungerford Hospital? Who was she? Charlotte “Memorial” Hospital, as it was known when its doors first opened … Continue reading

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Welcome to our new blog, Caring Hearts & Hands.

The Charlotte Hungerford Hospital turns 100 years old this year. We have much to celebrate as we prepare to enter a new century of caregiving, with many new and exciting projects and changes on the horizon. During this special year … Continue reading

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