Open House at the Goldstone Caregiver Center at Danbury Hospital

Danbury Hospital

DANBURY, Connecticut – February 22, 2016 – The Goldstone Caregiver Center at Danbury Hospital is opening its doors to the community for an Open House on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Located in the main lobby of Danbury Hospital’s Peter and Carmen Lucia Buck Pavilion, the Goldstone Caregiver Center was officially opened on September 17, 2015. Parking is available in the Rizzo Garage on Hospital Avenue.

The new facility was made possible through a $1 million gift from Liz and Steven Goldstone of Ridgefield, CT.  A nutritionist and former critical care nurse, Liz and her husband are longtime Danbury Hospital donors dedicated to initiatives that promote patient-centered care.

The Goldstone Caregiver Center is designed to meet the needs of individuals who are the primary caregivers of family members or friends, promotes the well-being of caregivers through compassionate support and a healing environment.

The Center offers visitors a quiet space for respite and privacy as well as a place where caregivers can take a break from the bedside to reflect and rest yet still be close to their loves ones. They also can meet with a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Spiritual Care Provider, or other members of the health care team to find welcome guidance and relief.

Amenities of the Center include a kitchenette stocked with healthy snacks and beverages and a computer workstation for easy access to emails and online resources.

For more information or to RSVP, please contact Miranda Dold, LCSW, manager of the Goldstone Caregiver Center, at (203) 739-8888 Ext. 1, or  email at Miranda.dold@wchn.org.

About Western Connecticut Health Network

Western Connecticut Health Network is the region's premier, patient-centered health care organization serving residents of Western Connecticut and adjacent New York. The organization is anchored by three nationally recognized hospitals, Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital and Norwalk Hospital, as well as their affiliated organizations. In addition to the three hospitals, the continuum of care offered includes numerous medical practices and sub-specialties across the region, home health care services, a nationally renowned biomedical research institute, the Western Connecticut Health Network Foundation, the Norwalk Hospital Foundation and other affiliates. For more information, visit our websites:  www.danburyhospital.org; www.newmilfordhospital.org; and www.norwalkhospital.org. For more information, visit TheNewWCHN.org. Share your comments with us at Facebook.com/DanburyHospital; Facebook.com/NewMilfordHospital and/or Facebook.com/NorwalkHospital.

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