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New CEO Leads in Caring for Frontline Workers at Heritage

Lisa Haglund, president and CEO of Heritage Ministries, shared details this week on Heritage's new “Feeding the Hearts of Heroes” campaign, part of its #HeritageStrong movement.

July 13, 2020

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The GreenFields Continuing Care Community to Host 3rd Annual Chiavetta’s BBQ to Support The Alzheimer’s Association, WNY Chapter

The GreenFields Continuing Care Community will host a drive-thru Chiavetta’s Chicken BBQ to benefit the Western New York Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association on Thurs., July 23, 2020 at 12 p.m.

July 13, 2020

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LI Youth rally to lend helping hand at Gurwin

Generous Long Islanders have been finding ways to lend a helping hand to staff at Gurwin Jewish Nursing & Rehabilitation Center who have been on the frontlines of the COVID-19 battle, as well as Gurwin residents who are missing their loved ones due to the "No Visitation" mandate issued by the New York State Department of Health in March 2020. 16-year-old Melville resident Emily Rind created 370 care packages filled with puzzles, word search books, activities and sundry items to help keep Gurwin residents entertained and engaged as part of her "Put a Smile on a Senior Campaign." In addition, in a show of support for Gurwin health care workers, fifth graders in Melville Girl Scout Troop 3650 dedicated their Bronze Award project to providing handmade personal protective equipment for the staff.

July 10, 2020

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Protecting the Most Fragile: Nursing Homes and COVID-19

The COVID-19 prevention and control efforts of the Alliance for Senior Care, a consortium of five Monroe County not-for-profit nursing homes that includes Episcopal SeniorLife Communities, Friendly Senior Living, Jewish Senior Life, St. Ann’s Community, and St. John’s, are spotlighted in a new Western New York Physician article.

July 9, 2020

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Hebrew Home Healthcare Hero Sharon Praigrod Featured in this Week's Riverdale Press!

Sharon Praigrod, clinical nurse supervisor at the Hebrew Home at Riverdale, is the featured Hometown Hero in the newest edition of The Riverdale Press.

July 9, 2020

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Nursing home lessons from COVID-19: From family webinars to Zoom staff meetings

From bolstering communications to supporting staff to stepping in to help residents in the absence of visitors, the Hebrew Home at Riverdale and many other providers around the country have used the COVID-19 pandemic not to merely maintain operations, but to improve them.

July 7, 2020

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Company news: Kara Gemmell has been promoted at The Nottingham

Kara Gemmell has been promoted to director of independent living for The Nottingham at Loretto.

July 2, 2020

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Program helps New York home health agency face coronavirus challenges in real time

Selfhelp Community Services' emphasis on communication and mentor relationships for its home health aides is showcased in a new Press & Sun-Bulletin article.

July 1, 2020

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St. Luke – Boyce Memorial Charity Golf Tournament Title Sponsor HealthDirect Pharmacy Services Leads Support For Resident Programs

Programs that help residents on the St. Luke Health Services campus in Oswego to stay active and engaged in their community will again benefit from the support of this year’s Boyce Memorial Charity Golf Tournament Title Sponsor, HealthDirect Pharmacy Services. This year’s tournament “tees off” on Fri., Aug. 7th at Battle Island Golf Course.

July 1, 2020

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VillageCare Rehabilitation & Nursing Center Receives 5-Star Rating

In this unprecedented COVID-19 climate, VillageCare Rehabilitation and Nursing Center is proud to have earned the coveted 5-star rating designation by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for the ninth straight year.

June 30, 2020
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