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Group urges increased state funding for nursing homes

Glen Cooper, president and CEO of Friendly Senior Living, and Michael King, president and CEO of Jewish Senior Life, call on state lawmakers to build on Governor Hochul's Executive Budget proposal of a 5 percent Medicaid rate increase for nursing homes during an appearance on Good Day Rochester.

February 2, 2023

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Medicaid rate adjustment called good 'first step'

Andy Cruikshank, CEO of Fort Hudson Health System, reacts to Governor Hochul’s Executive Budget proposal of a 5 percent cost-of-living adjustment in Medicaid rates for nursing homes and hospitals in a new interview with The Post-Star.

February 1, 2023

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RiverSpring Living President and CEO Daniel Reingold to Be Awarded Inaugural Pinnacle Award in Recognition of His Leadership and Inspiration in the Field of Aging

RiverSpring Living President and CEO Daniel Reingold will receive the inaugural Pinnacle Award from McKnight’s Long-Term Care News in recognition of his decades-long leadership and inspiration in the field of aging.

February 1, 2023

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Rehab benefits nursing home residents ill with COVID, study finds

A new study conducted at The New Jewish Home finds that nursing home residents can tolerate moderate to high amounts of physical rehabilitation while ill with symptomatic COVID-19 in order to decrease the odds of long-term atrophy and improve functional outcomes.

February 1, 2023

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Understanding the push to increase the state's Medicaid reimbursement rate for nursing homes

Glen Cooper, president and CEO of Friendly Senior Living; Sue Murty, vice president and administrator at St. Ann’s Community; and New York State Assemblymember Jen Lunsford discuss how an increase in the state's Medicaid reimbursement rate for nursing homes will help ensure that residents get the care and services they need and deserve in an appearance on WXXI's Connections with Evan Dawson.

January 31, 2023

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Artist gives life to her late mother-in-law

Maryna Bilak: CARE, an exhibition at the Hebrew Home at Riverdale's Derfner Judaica Museum inspired by the experience of caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease, is spotlighted in a new article in The Riverdale Press.

January 31, 2023

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Hebrew Home campus co-generates

A new article in The Riverdale Press spotlights how the Hebrew Home at Riverdale is harnessing the power of clean energy with its state-of-the-art cogeneration system.

January 30, 2023

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Holocaust Remembrance with Jacqueline Kimmelstiel

On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, RiverWalk resident Jacqueline Kimmelstiel, age 95, shares her story of hiding from German soldiers for 12 years until the end of World War II.

January 27, 2023

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Music & Synchronized Light Produce Positive Effects in Treating Alzheimer's

Dr. David Gentner, president of Wartburg and the Institute for Music and Neurologic Function (IMNF), with the support of IMNF Executive Director Concetta Tomaino, recently volunteered to participate in a user-experience research trial with the most recent Oscillo Biosciences prototype device, studying the effects of the use of music and synchronized light in treating Alzheimer's disease.

January 26, 2023

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Alliance seeks more support from state for nursing homes

Andy Cruikshank, CEO of Fort Hudson Health System, and Brian Nealon, CEO of The Wesley Community, discuss the urgent need for a 20 percent increase in nursing home payments in the upcoming state budget, and for the rates to be adjusted to account for inflation, in a new interview with The Post-Star.

January 25, 2023
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